Green Agenda Journal 2023: Volume One

Featured, Green Agenda Journal 2023: Volume One

Living towards transformation

In our latest issue of Green Agenda we bring together writing that celebrates its commitment to transformed life. Writing that works up its commitments, creatively and intimately, to show us what people like us are already doing to move into this present future, taking our communities into a future that is already seeding possibilities in our present. Our authors address a range... Read More

, 10 months ago


Democracy, Green Agenda Journal 2023: Volume One, Social Justice

From arts to politics

Before I got into politics, I worked as an artist, making large scale public artworks for museums and galleries around the world, drawing people into the conversation about how to create the world that we want to live in.  In 2014 I was invited to exhibit in the Sydney Biennale. It was the opportunity of a lifetime. The grand final... Read More

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Culture, Democracy, Featured, Green Agenda Journal 2023: Volume One, Social Justice, Theory

Transforming towards living

Are we changing politics more than politics is changing us? It’s a question we rarely ask ourselves in any kind of formal way. But it’s one that more and more members and supporters are asking, when confronted by the vast gulf between politics-as-usual and the ecological, economic, social and political crises we face. [...]

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, 11 months ago


Culture, Environment, Featured, Green Agenda Journal 2023: Volume One

Truth is essential

If a tree falls in the forest, and some people choose to not hear it, does it mean the whole forest should be OK to sell as toilet paper? [...]

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Culture, Democracy, Economy, Featured, Green Agenda Journal 2023: Volume One

Quietly quitting capitalism

For many of us coming of age around the last global financial crisis, doing political work was not part of the formula to success handed down by our parents and teachers. [...]

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Culture, Democracy, Featured, Green Agenda Journal 2023: Volume One

The very democratic and grassroots process of getting bums on seats

My growth both within and without the confines of the Greens has taken me on a somewhat meandering journey. I remember previous iterations of myself believing things that now seem anathema to who I have become, and other things which have vindicated some of my long-held beliefs. Some experiences influenced my opinions at the time, and proved to me the... Read More

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Culture, Democracy, Economy, Environment, Featured, Green Agenda Journal 2023: Volume One

On mutual bicycle aid

Community bike workshops in Australia While the original formulation of ‘mutual aid’ by Kropotkin was radical and linked to changing political conditions, mutual aid in the voluntary sector of contemporary Australian society cuts across political positions, gender, race, and wealth. In this short article we will recount engagement with a growing movement of bike activists and volunteers who challenge consumerism... Read More

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Culture, Economy, Environment, Featured, Green Agenda Journal 2023: Volume One

Utopia: farming, feeding & fighting here at home

I send Ben a screenshot from Kohei Saito’s latest book Marx in the Anthropocene: Towards the idea of degrowth communism: The primary goal of capitalist production is the valorization of capital above anything else. Capitalism is driven by the insatiable desire for profit-making and constantly increases the productive capacity. In contrast, in pre-capitalist societies production was conducted for the sake of... Read More

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Economy, Environment, Featured, Green Agenda Journal 2023: Volume One

The end of the city

The growth of cities is inevitable so long as town planners continue to believe that the trend is inevitable and therefore fail to critically question whether it is desirable. [...]

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Featured, Green Agenda Journal 2023: Volume One, Uncategorised

Call for proposals: Living towards transformation

Green Agenda invites contributions to our next issue on living towards transformation. Submissions due 6 March 2023. [...]

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