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A week of Blockade Australia climate protests in Sydney tests tough new laws
Despite potential penalties of up to two years’ prison and fines of $22,000, activists say they’re focused on the bigger picture

Nino Bucci

01, Jul, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Children aren’t the future: where have all the young climate activists gone? | Eleanor Salter
To avoid ‘youth-washing’ politicians and corporations, young people now are more likely to coalesce around radical policies or campaigns, says writer Eleanor Salter

Eleanor Salter

29, Jun, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Brenda the uncivil disobedience penguin on all these anti-protest laws | First Dog on the Moon
They came for the protesters but I did nothing because my bail conditions didn’t allow me within 500 metres after the last two protests I was arrested at

First Dog on the Moon

27, Jun, 2022 @7:23 AM

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Harsher anti-protest laws targeting environmentalists are putting greed before green | Bob Brown
Penalties for peaceful action are now the same as for aggravated assault

Bob Brown

27, Jun, 2022 @1:35 AM

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Blockade Australia: how a ‘sharp-eyed hippy’ set off events that cast a harsh light on anti-protest laws
Rights groups worry that the ability to protest is under threat from a suite of new and proposed legislation around the nation

Nino Bucci

24, Jun, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Phoebe Bridgers on Taylor Swift, her boyfriend Paul Mescal and speaking out on Roe v Wade: ‘I want to show everybody what I believe in’
As the indie superstar makes her Glastonbury debut, she explains why she is much more than just the ‘patron saint of sadness’

Laura Snapes

24, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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‘I wish she could have seen the change happening right now’: trailblazing theatre star Pearl Prescod
The actor and campaigner came to Britain from Trinidad and Tobago in 1954 and rose to join Laurence Olivier’s National Theatre company. Clint Dyer and others explain why we should remember her

Arifa Akbar

23, Jun, 2022 @8:14 AM

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Patricia Pank obituary
Other lives: Nurse, lecturer and trustee for several charities, who opened up her home to refugees

Philip Pank

19, Jun, 2022 @10:58 AM

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‘It cannot be activism as usual’: Kumi Naidoo and Luisa Neubauer on the way forward for climate justice
As the climate movement hits another impasse, activists Luisa Neubauer and Kumi Naidoo explain why we need to mobilise many more people from all walks of life

Bill McKibben

17, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Jeremy Corbyn unites with direct action group Just Stop Oil
Former Labour leader’s Peace and Justice Project to be part of new climate and social justice movement

Matthew Taylor

16, Jun, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Bank group accused of exploiting loopholes and ‘greenwashing’ in climate pledge
‘Net zero’ global alliance of financial institutions, begun at Cop26, can still invest in coal and other fossil fuels

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

15, Jun, 2022 @6:16 PM

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Prominent lawyer among dozens jailed for treason in Cambodia
Theary Seng receives six-year sentence in ongoing mass trial of government critics in Phnom Penh

Fiona Kelliher

14, Jun, 2022 @11:52 AM

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