Frontline Issue 5, Winter 2017 Link: https://socialworkactionnetworkireland.wordpress.com/2017/12/18/frontline-issue-5-winter-2017/
‘Post-truth’ reaches the homelessness crisis
When is an “alternative fact” a fact? When it’s uttered by powerful people in pivotal public positions. Statements on the housing and homelessness crises made by people such as Leo Varadkar(1), Conor Skehan(2) and Eileen Gleeson(3) in recent days shows us that clearly untrue statements are presumed, by those stating them, to be accepted and swallowed whole by a docile and acquiescing populace.
AN OPEN LETTER OF PROTEST TO THE CO-CHAIRS OF THE SCIENTIFIC/ORGANISING COMMITTEE (IFSW/IASSW/ICSW BI-ANNUAL WORLD SOCIAL WORK CONFERENCE TO BE HELD IN DUBLIN 4-7 JULY 2018)
Please find here the link to the latest news and reflections from Swan Ireland.
“With 2016 marking the 40th anniversary of the publication of Raymond Williams’ Keywords, an interrogation of the taken-for-grantedness of specific words, Paul Michael Garrett demonstrates how there is a pressing […]
Earlier today you will have received notification from us outlining the SWAN Ireland charter, ahead of #GE16. We are asking all those standing in the General Election on 26 February a to endorse the Charter by signing it and committing themselves to this urgent 12-point reform progamme.
THE SOCIAL WORK ACTION NETWORK IRELAND ELECTION 2016 CHARTER
All those standing in the General Election in Ireland on 26 February are being asked to endorse the Charter by signing it and committing themselves to this urgent 12-point reform progamme. SWAN supporters are also asked to support the principles in the Charter.