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Culture, Economics, Featured, Green Agenda Quarterly Journal Autumn 2021, Peace, Social Justice

Green Agenda Autumn 2021: On (in)security

“What’s the most dangerous place you’ve ever been?” People often ask me this question, curious because of my work. I’m a researcher and a practitioner in the protection of civilians from violence, and I have spent time in war zones and refugee camps and neighbourhoods with high rates of gun violence. At the moment, I live and work in South Sudan. I hate the embedded presumptions around what danger and insecurity look like in that question. Those asking most often want to hear about South Sudan or Myanmar or Beirut – where, yes, there are guns and unexploded ordnance and [...]

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Culture, Economics, Featured, Green Agenda Quarterly Journal Autumn 2021, Peace, Social Justice

Green Agenda Autumn 2021: On (in)security

| 7th June, 2021

“What’s the most dangerous place you’ve ever been?” People often ask me this question, curious because of my work. I’m a researcher and a practitioner in the protection...
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Together, or not at all: An interview with Scott Ludlam

and | 7th June, 2021

Scott Ludlam is a former Greens Senator (2008 to 2017) and served as deputy leader of the Australian Greens. He has also worked as a filmmaker, artist and...
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SAS war crimes: (In)security at home and in Afghanistan

| 7th June, 2021

Content warning: This article provides details of violence that readers may find distressing.  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised that some of the hyperlinks contain the...
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Culture, Featured, Green Agenda Quarterly Journal Autumn 2021, Peace, Social Justice

Government’s secrecy war makes us less safe

| 7th June, 2021

When the Australian government announced in April last year that they would be developing and deploying a smartphone application to assist contract tracing efforts as the coronavirus pandemic...
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Security for the Big Polluters: Plantation forestry for carbon offset delays action on climate

| 7th June, 2021

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Has COVID-19 made women more insecure at home?

| 7th June, 2021

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Housing security – do we really understand the challenge?

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(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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| 25th February, 2021

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