Tag: environment

The Basin and the Kill, by Stefano de Pieri

A devastating combination: agribusiness, political bastardry and complacency

Renegotiating Nature, by Peter Christoff

The need for a complete reorientation of environmental politics?

‘Postcolonial Dilemmas of Indigenous Australia’

Event

July 11, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Institute of Postcolonial Studies, North Melbourne, 3051
Join in conversation with Gary Foley, Djon Mundine, Jon Altman, Phillip Batty, Melinda Hinkson and Libby Porter

Getting Real About Growth

When growth may no longer mean jobs, we might ask: are any of our political parties facing reality?

Ethics & Politics at Christmas Time, by Alison Caddick

We can see again an implicit framework that the major parties share, albeit from different sides … for at least many of the younger generations it is surely a danse macabre, of figures of an old world that retain only slight purchase on the key issues and forms of the present.

Hazelwood is Burning, by Simon Cooper

Inhaling the consequences of market emancipation in the La Trobe Valley

Our Green Brains

28 Feb 2014

by P. Simran Sethi

James Price Point: Victory or Loss?

The proposed—and seemingly doomed—gas hub at James Price Point has been a kind of Rorschach test, reflecting observers’ ideological leanings back to them. Accordingly, when in early April Woodside Petroleum announced it would shelve the project, this news was cast both in tragic and triumphant terms. For years the gas hub had been the epicentre […]

Editorial: Mining Earth

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..."

From Green Revolution to Agroecology by Maarten Stapper

The core of life on Earth is the daily requirement of food for people and all living organisms in webs of life, or ecosystems. These natural, self-organising ecosystems, which have provided food for millennia, are increasingly being taken apart—by ecological destruction and changing climates caused by ever increasing world population; industrialisation, including food production using […]

Water in a Geo-political Context

Lindsay Fitzclarence on the need for alternative perspectives about water policies and the Murray-Darling Basin

Environment and Reaction

Alison Caddick moves beyond the woes of the Liberal party to discuss the politics of reaction