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Featured, Green Agenda Quarterly Journal Autumn 2021

(In)security: Autumn 2021 Edition call for contributions

We’re calling for contributions for our Autumn 2021 edition of Green Agenda: on security and insecurity in politics and policy. Submit your short pitch to contribute to the debate on sustainability, social justice, peace and nonviolence, and democracy. The notion of security has been used and abused across almost every area of political debate and policy in Australia. Successive governments have used it to justify: the unilateral, undebated deployment of Australian troops to Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria; the suspension of human rights law, including the suspension of citizenships, the rule of law, and the rights of Australians stranded overseas; closing [...]

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Featured, Green Agenda Quarterly Journal Autumn 2021

(In)security: Autumn 2021 Edition call for contributions

| 15th March, 2021

We’re calling for contributions for our Autumn 2021 edition of Green Agenda: on security and insecurity in politics and policy. Submit your short pitch to contribute to the...
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Environment, Featured, Green Agenda Quarterly Journal Summer 2021, Social Justice

Green Agenda Summer 2021: Into the Fire

| 25th February, 2021

As I sit in my study writing this piece, I look outside to the trees in our street and the clean Canberra air. It is a far cry...
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Democracy, Featured, Green Agenda Quarterly Journal Summer 2021, Social Justice

The fire front: Transformative politics in Queensland

| 25th February, 2021

Queensland bears a burden of being perceived as a deeply conservative state. One Nation emerged from the ashes in a small Queensland city called Ipswich, a coal town...
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Culture, Featured, Green Agenda Quarterly Journal Summer 2021

Facebook lets the world burn

| 25th February, 2021

It was never going to go well. Attempting to prop up the media sector while reigning in the tech giants with one bill was always going to be...
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Culture, Environment, Featured, Green Agenda Quarterly Journal Summer 2021

Fire and fiction: Reading and learning empathy and connection through bushfire fiction

| 25th February, 2021

On both sides of the Pacific Ocean, 2020 will be remembered as the year that a new kind of wildfire burned across the pyrophytic landscapes of south-east Australia...
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Featured, Green Agenda Quarterly Journal Summer 2021, Peace, Social Justice

Beirut burning

| 25th February, 2021

Some of the worst wildfires ravaged through the mountains of Lebanon in 2019, caused by extended drought, wind and unusually dry weather. The government’s response to this crisis...
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Culture, Democracy, Featured, Green Agenda Quarterly Journal Summer 2021

Sparked by love and rage: An interview with Holly Hammond

and | 25th February, 2021

Holly Hammond (she/her) is a social movement educator and librarian. She is the Director of the Commons Social Change Library which includes a vast array of resources including...
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Environment, Featured, Green Agenda Quarterly Journal Summer 2021, Peace, Social Justice

A fiery trifecta

| 25th February, 2021

We are in the midst of a fiery trifecta of crises:  climate, covid, nuclear.  They’re all connected, and all capable of great damage, and of great transformation. The...
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Democracy, Featured, Green Agenda Quarterly Journal Summer 2021, Social Justice

Burning debate: Building consensus from the ashes

| 25th February, 2021

During the summer that preceded COVID, my family left me home alone and set off on the five-hour annual road trip to Nowa Nowa, not far from Lakes...
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