Economics for Earth

Possible Mindsets for Post-Extractive Futures

To become post-extractivist, we need to ask some deep, searching, questions about what the extent to which we're willing to change our mindsets and ways of living, writes Aia Newport for Chain Reaction #143. "How do we face the western addiction to convenience and consumption and admit there is no space for private luxuries in a post-extractivist world? How do we overcome our fears and learn to share and co-operate?"
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Economics for Earth

What is Extractivism?

The extractivist development model has been in place and perpetuated since colonial times. But what do we actually mean when we say something is "extractivist" or "post-extractivist"? Natalie Lowrey and Anisa Rogers provide an overview of the terms for Chain Reaction #143.
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Economics for Earth

Creating a Language of the Future

What creative facilitation can we use for a new future? In Chain Reaction #141 Sue Stack offers an exercise using imagined/real words of the future.
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Economics for Earth

Friendship as Anti-Capitalism

To become radically anti-capitalist, Aia Newport invites us to prioritise friendships in our daily lives and organising space. Written for Chain Reaction #141.
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Economics for Earth

PNG does not need a coal industry

Mayur Resources should not be creating a coal industry in PNG, writes Phil Evans in Chain Reaction #141.
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Economics for Earth

Corporate Cane Toads exposed by Australia’s most disgusting award

Who won the inaugural CaneToad awards? Rhys Dolby reports, for Chain Reaction #141.
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Economics for Earth

Hearth: Taking Root

Aia Newport writes about reflections on rooting change-making into our daily lives, as a means of living the future now for Chain Reaction - Friends of the Earth's national magazine.
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Economics for Earth

Ring-barking Patriarchy: Towards an Eirenikon – a Peaceable Realm

In compiling this edition, Chain Reaction asked activists to share their experiences of gender (in)justice and dismantling the patriarchy within the broader environment and social justice movement. Author of Butterfly's Children, Eleanor (Annie) March, shares her thoughts in this Chain Reaction #140 article.
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Economics for Earth

FoEA News March 2022

March News and Events from across our federation, the flood frontlines, Ukraine, WOTCH Court Case, School Strike 4 Climate and much more...
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Economics for Earth

FoEA News February 2022

It's a pleasure to bring you the first news of the year with a big update from Friends of the Earth this month. There's always a heap of action for you to get involved in - feel free to get it touch and ask how! If you are fresh to FoE we have a new 'Who We Are' Page on our website which gives a little look over how our federation works. 
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