Asylum applicants in Ireland are forced to live in prison-like “Direct Provision centers,” whose private managers preside over shocking abuse. And Ireland’s “liberal” prime minister Leo Varadkar doesn’t seem to care.
Oliver Eagleton is an editorial intern at New Left Review.
Ireland’s government admits that housing prices are out of control. But its inaction has forced renters to stand up to landlords for themselves.
Irish activists won major concessions against water privatization. Now, the state is looking to imprison them.