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Sow The Seeds Of Ecological Democracy

Sow The Seeds Of Ecological Democracy

By Tim Hollo June 29, 2020

As we hit the halfway mark of this most extraordinary, challenging, terrifying and occasionally actually inspiring year, I need to ask for your support. Like everybody else, The Green Institute had to drastically change plans for the last few months, and I’m proud of what we’ve managed to do. Instead…

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Cooperative COVID Economic Recovery

Cooperative COVID Economic Recovery

By Tim Hollo June 28, 2020

As we begin the vital work of economic reconstruction, do we have to leave our democracy at the workplace door? As we seek to create job opportunities for people, does it have to be done by handing wads of cash to big, often heavily polluting, corporations to employ grateful workers?…

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Facing Up To Catastrophic Risks

Facing Up To Catastrophic Risks

By Tim Hollo June 25, 2020

Just as Australia started to lock down, I was privileged to be invited to take part in a full day roundtable conversation on Zoom hosted by the Commission for the Human Future, to discuss the array…

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Agency In A Time Of Ecological Crisis

Agency In A Time Of Ecological Crisis

By Tim Hollo June 18, 2020

In this time of intersecting crises, of fire and smoke, pandemic and spiralling economic inequity, with a spotlight being shone on racial injustice and the blatant abuse of power, it’s hard to know what to do that can possibly have a real impact. With Greta Thunberg telling world leaders “you…

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Catastrophe, Cooperatives, And Community-building | Green Institute

Catastrophe, Cooperatives, And Community-building

By Tim Hollo June 14, 2020

As we start to emerge from lock-down, thankfully with remarkably low health impacts compared to much of the rest of the world, the economic, social and political impacts of the Covid pandemic will only get more stark. As we’ve already been seeing, the divergent possibilities opened up by this moment,…

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Democracy At A Moment Of Rupture

Democracy At A Moment Of Rupture

By Tim Hollo June 10, 2020

What do we do at moments of rupture in our politics? How can we work at this moment to build better democracy at the local level and the global, for all of us? That was the starting point for this stimulating and inspiring conversation, the third in our Covid Democracy…

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Let's Talk About Power (And Have Some Fun!)

Let’s Talk About Power (And Have Some Fun!)

By Tim Hollo May 28, 2020

We need to talk about power. We need to talk about how change happens – at “normal” times, and at extraordinary times like these. But first, can we have some fun? This Saturday evening, we’ve got a fabulous night of fun planned for you! Featuring musical performances from Tuxedo…

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Is Democracy Possible Without UBI?

Is Democracy Possible Without UBI?

By Tim Hollo May 25, 2020

This was just one of the huge questions we grappled with in a wonderful 80 minute conversation with Guy Standing, Jane Goodall, Abigail Boyd, and participants across Australia and beyond. You can now watch the full video below. With tremendous clarity, Guy took us through the challenges of the present…

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Engaging In The Arts, Together While Apart - Tuxedo Kitten

Engaging In The Arts, Together While Apart

By Tim Hollo May 19, 2020

At the start of the COVID-19 health crisis, we discussed the value of remaining together while apart  together while apart uring this challenging time. Since then, through our COVID Democracy Series of webinars, we’ve joined together to discuss the importance of Indigenous…

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