Defending the right to disobey

Defending the right to disobey

Even when a pre-election budget has the government handing out funding announcements like Santa Claus, for some of us official mail is rarely a welcome appearance in our letterbox. So I didn’t have high hopes when I opened a letter the other day. Inside the envelope...
Are billionaires the new climate solution?

Are billionaires the new climate solution?

If you can cast your mind back to last week – you know, before the onset of war and the latest horrendous natural disaster – you might remember a brief moment when the news seemed like it could actually deliver us some pleasant surprises. A couple of stories appeared...
Environmental activist denied bail and sent to prison

Environmental activist denied bail and sent to prison

17/12/21 Environmental activist Kyle Magee has been denied bail today in the Bowen Magistrates Court and remanded in custody. Mr Magee was arrested yesterday after stopping Adani’s coal train for over 20 hours and shoveling coal out of a carriage. He was refused bail...
Activists stop another Adani coal train

Activists stop another Adani coal train

15/12/2021 Environmental activists have stopped a train loaded with coal from Adani’s controversial Carmichael mine this afternoon. It is the third time in the last month that an Adani coal train has been blocked before getting to the port. Jeffrey Cantor has locked...