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Biography - Robert Allen
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Robert Allen is a Belfast-born author, journalist, researcher, publisher and media-activist.
His books include
Billy, Penguin, 1986; Guests of the Nation, Earthscan, 1990; Waste Not Want Not, Earthscan, 1992; No Global, Pluto, 2004; The Dioxin War, Pluto, 2004; (and forthcoming), Ricochet (short fiction), 2004; Rendezvous with Rousseau (novel), 2005; Ireland Unbound [with Éanna Dowling], 2005 and From Byzantium to Beal Atha na Sluaighe, 2005.
He has also written several specialist reports, including Water Pollution and Sea Dump Operations in Cork Harbour: a preliminary report, Greenpeace, 1988; Air Pollution in Ireland, An Talamh Glas, 1992; Stop Legal Pollution, Greenpeace, 1993; Air Pollution: An Overview, ATG 1996; Untitled report on the environmental and social consequences of a chemical factory explosion in England, TC Publications, 1996; and Respiratory Illness and Air Pollution, ATG, 1997.
He was the co-publisher and co-editor of Pobal an Dulra, a weekly newsletter specialising in eco-social empowerment, in the mid-1990s. He works as a sub-editor with the Sunday Times in London; as a co-editor of Bluegreenearth; as a media activist with An Talamh Glas, an autonomous collective based in several countries; and as a director with Seanchai Media, an information resource, publisher and agency for authors specialising in radical eco-social and social paradigms.