by P. Simran Sethi
Grassroots campaigning for the planet as the election hots up
By Alison Caddick.
“…In this issue of Arena Magazine contributors put the lie to many of the claims and fantasies propagated by ‘the miners’ and their political boosters…”
2011: Issue 35/36.
Kim Stanley Robinson gives an account of his utopian novels.
John Hinkson discusses the implications of two worlds developing on the cultural stage
Robert Manne and David McKnight’s plan to reform social democracy misses fundamental questions about the sources of the climate crisis writes Geoff Sharp
As rising sea levels displace island peoples in the Pacific region, should we ask what they want done? Writes Nic Maclellan
John Hinkson finds that three recent books on climate change do not face up to the cultural assumptions that feed global warming.
Alison Caddick reflects on the Black Saturday bushfires, morality and neo-liberal markets
Neo-liberal globalisation is now encountering a world that it believes should not exist: the finite world writes John Hinkson.
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