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October News Update

🏠 CATU has been busy, between building new committees, engaging in membership defense, and growing across the island of Ireland. ✊ Our membership is fast approaching the 600 members mark. The great work of all the local committees, doing doorknocking, stalls and actions, where Covid restrictions allow, has paid off …

Is there power in a union? Part 2

Housing, capitalism, and why it’s time to unionise by Aaron Downey (Training and Education Officer) Housing is a commodity under capitalism; the current economic system where most industry (and property) is owned by private individuals, and goods are produced for the market. By commodity I mean something which is produced …

Is there power in a union? Part 1

The political background to housing and community action in Ireland by Aaron Downey (Training and Education Officer) This is adapted from a talk given as part of a series of educational sessions organised by Greater Manchester Housing Action. CATU Ireland was properly launched around a year ago, with our first …