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Plain and simple – putting lobbying in the firing line?

August 2, 2013

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Over the last couple of months there has been an increasingly heated debate about a proposed move to plain packaging for cigarettes in the UK which has, aside from the health policy concern, brought the issue of lobbying into the firing line. As early as January this year, Philip Morris International (PMI) is reported to […]

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Michael D creates space so that voices of all kinds can be heard

November 11, 2011

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A huge and heart-felt Comhghairdeachas! to our new President Michael D Higgins. What was most striking about Michael D’s inaugural address, apart from his all too familiar and ever-welcome eloquence, was his genuine tone of inclusion. I’ve worked in policy and public affairs for over ten years now and have often been confronted by significant […]

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