•   Mon, 07 Sep 2020
  •  57 mins
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In this episode we talk to Rhona McCord about her political background, the Right2Water and Right2Change campaigns, community organising, and the challenges for the left and Trade Union movement in the contemporary period.

Rhona is a longtime activist on the left, she has been involved in Militant, union activism, the United Left Alliance, and a number of campaigns including Right 2 Water and Right 2 Change. She currently works for Unite in Strategic Research, Community Development and Communications. She also has a doctorate from TCD for research into the ‘Post World War Two Suburban Development of Dublin’.

The Right2Change document discussed:

  • Policy Principles for a Progressive Irish Government

  • The Irish Left Archive Podcast looks at Left politics in Ireland, talking to activists, writers, historians, politicians and others involved in Left organisations and movements about their experiences of participating in Left parties and campaigns. The podcast is hosted by Ciarán Swan and Aonghus Storey.

    View this episode on our website: #6: Rhona McCord: Trade Unionism, the Right2Water Campaign, and Community Organising.