Blog

Building Community To Stop Fossil Fuels

21 Sep 2020

One of the most obvious fault lines exposed in COVID politics is over climate action and fossil fuels, with governments using the cover of the pandemic to push forward with polluting and destructive projects despite ever clearer evidence that a clean energy-driven recovery is the way to go, and stronger…

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There’s No Time Left Not To Do Everything

16 Sep 2020

After a few months of suppressing our terror of the climate crisis while we’ve focussed on the immediate crisis of the pandemic, I’ve noticed, in conversations in person and online, that the fires in the USA have brought the trauma of last summer back to the surface for many many…

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Publications

Rebalancing Rights: Communities, Corporations And Nature

Rebalancing Rights: Communities, Corporations And Nature

29 Mar 2019

If BHP Billiton has rights, and can act as a legal person, why shouldn’t the Great Barrier Reef? What would change if we decided that the natural world we are part of had rights of its own – the right to exist, to habitat, to be free from pollution? This collection began its life as an exploration of the concept…

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Views Of A UBI

14 Jun 2017

What would you do if you knew you wouldn’t be left behind? Nine Australians’ “Views of a UBI” 14 JUNE 2017 What would your life be like if you—and everyone around you—had a Universal Basic Income? How would it change the choices you make to know that there was a no-questions-asked, non-judgmental, society-wide support in place that we all contribute to…

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Can Less Work be More Fair?

9 Dec 2016

We need to talk about UBI and shorter working hours Does a world with more insecure work need to be a world of greater instability and fear? Are protectionism and nationalism appropriate responses? Are there alternative policy approaches which can bring people and communities together instead of driving them ever further apart? With global politics in a state of flux,…

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Green Agenda

In A Time Of Transformation, We’re Going Quarterly

18 Aug 2020

Times are changing around the world, and Green Agenda is following suit. We’re excited to announce that we’re moving to a quarterly online journal model. Each season, you’ll receive a suite of new pieces, interviews, and a webinar, unified around a curated theme. We want to kick off...

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How Much Does a Basic Income Cost?

8 Aug 2020

When discussing the topic of a Basic Income, the cost of the program is often people’s first question. After all, if the program were to deliver “an unconditional livable wage to every permanent resident” when the Henderson poverty line is ~$24,000/year and the population of...

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Criminalisation And Covid-19

27 Jul 2020

On Saturday July 4th Daniel Andrews’ government announced on national television that there would be a hard lockdown of Melbourne’s nine public housing towers, effective immediately. As his announcement (presumably for the benefit of Melbournians not living in the public housing...

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Blak Leadership, Green Politics: An Interview With Senator-elect Lidia Thorpe

17 Jul 2020

Ahead of her swearing in as Greens Senator for Victoria, Senator-elect Lidia Thorpe spoke to Green Agenda editor, Felicity Gray, about the activist history that propels her, her plans for the Senate, and decolonising green politics. Felicity Gray: Congratulations on your recent...

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Events

Covid Democracy Webinar Series: Fighting Fossil Fuels By Building Community

Covid Democracy Webinar Series: Fighting Fossil Fuels By Building Community

8pm, 17 September 2020

The coronavirus pandemic both lays bare deep and ongoing injustices in our society and provides a moment to reevaluate and reset our political conversation. One of the most obvious fault lines is over climate action and fossil fuels, with governments using the cover of the pandemic to push forward with polluting and destructive projects despite ever clearer evidence that a…

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How Do We Reset? Ideas For A Just Future

How Do We Reset? Ideas For A Just Future

7.30pm, 5 August 2020

Speakers: Roj Amedi, Tim Hollo, Amanda Tattersall and Godfrey Moase The pandemic has disrupted business as usual, opening up the potential for different futures. Everything is being Reset… How things unfold from here is up to us. Join four of the curators of the Reset Reading Group for…

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Covid Democracy Webinar Series: Community-building From Bendigo To London

Covid Democracy Webinar Series: Community-building From Bendigo To London

8pm, 16 July, 2020

The Coronavirus pandemic both lays bare deep and ongoing injustices in our society and provides a moment to re-evaluate and reset our political conversation. It has also introduced huge numbers of people to ideas of mutual aid, anarchist organising, and participatory commons-based community building. For this webinar, we are delighted to have speakers joining us from two remarkable grassroots projects…

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