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Time To Rebel: Civil Disobedience For The Planet

The Extinction Rebellion (XR) movement has grabbed headlines since late 2018 with its repertoire of non-violent but disruptive tactics to raise climate awareness and protest government inaction on impending ecological collapse. The UK-born phenomenon has transformed into an international movement which continues to gather momentum. XR activist Jayne Forbes speaks here about her experiences in the London blockades and citizen’s assemblies as well as the wider movement’s demands and strategy. This interview is republished from the Green European Journal.  [...]

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Featured, Participatory Democracy, Peace & Nonviolence, Social Justice, Uncategorised

Politics Of Peace And Patience

and | 6th July, 2019

Dr Frank Habineza is the President of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, who in September 2018 was elected as one of two Greens MPs in the Rwandan...
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Ecological Sustainability, Economic Justice, Featured

Emancipation In The Anthropocene

| 30th May, 2019

In 1958 Hannah Arendt published, The Human Condition.(1) At the beginning of this wide-ranging work, Arendt proposes “a reconsideration of the human condition from the vantage point of...
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Economic Justice, Featured

The Divine Right Of Capital In Australia Today: Corporations, Community Interests, The Body Politic And The Natural Environment

| 22nd May, 2019

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Ecological Sustainability, Featured

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| 17th May, 2019

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Economic Justice, Featured, Participatory Democracy

Reimagining The Future Of Corporate Governance In Australia

and | 9th May, 2019

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Featured, Peace & Nonviolence, Social Justice

Suppression Of The Right To Protest

| 29th April, 2019

This paper formed part of the Green Institute Report ‘Rebalancing Rights: Communities, Corporatations and Nature’. 25 years jail for peaceful protest. That is the potential outcome from the...
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Social Justice

Property Rights, Corporate Personhood And Nature

| 23rd April, 2019

This paper formed part of the Green Institute Report ‘Rebalancing Rights: Communities, Corporatations and Nature’. Property rights are a social construction, embodied in law and enforced by the...
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Participatory Democracy, Social Justice

The Right To Advocate And Protest Is At The Core Of Our Democracy

| 15th April, 2019

This paper formed part of the Green Institute Report ‘Rebalancing Rights: Communities, Corporations and Nature’. As an Australian, I am proud that my country was central to both...
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Ecological Sustainability

Rights Of Nature, Earth Democracy And The Future Of Environmental Governance

| 8th April, 2019

This paper formed part of the Green Institute Report ‘Rebalancing Rights: Communities, Corporatations and Nature’. Around the world, people are working hard to protect their local communities and...
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Social Justice

What If We Stopped Punishing Drug Users?

| 4th April, 2019

Let me repeat a phrase that has been used so often it is almost a cliché: the war on drugs has failed. Existing drug policies have increased drug-related harm, punished...
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