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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Economics for Earth

We need to be looking at the bigger picture

This article was written for Chain Reaction magazine by anti-capitalist pro-utopia activist, Anisa Rogers. What if many of our activist campaigns are an unachievable dream, that will ultimately have little impact on transforming the human destruction of the planet? Myself, and many others, feel this is the case; that we need to be looking at the bigger picture – consumption and economic growth.
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Economics for Earth

War = peak toxic masculinity: Feminist action in the Disrupt Land Forces campaign

Activist, Zelda Grimshaw, writes a recount of the Disrupt Land Forces event that happened in June 2021 in Meanjin / Brisbane for Chain Reaction magazine.
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Economics for Earth

ANZ climate complaint ruling highlights need for Australia to follow other countries and pass new climate finance laws

After almost two years, the Australian National Contact Point has made a determination on the international climate complaint by Bushfire survivors and Friends of the Earth Australia. The complainants express their disappointment that the determination finds ANZ’s practices are ‘consistent’ with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Guidelines on Multinational Enterprises.
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Economics for Earth

Statement on Treatment of Climate Protestors by Law Enforcement

On Monday November 22, Eric (Sergeio) Herbert, 22, was sentenced to 12 months imprisonment, 6 months no parole, for taking nonviolent direct action as part of the Blockade Australia mobilisation in Muloobinba / Newcastle. In the last two weeks, climate activists have been given charges that can carry 25 year sentences, and a local community environment centre, completely unconnected to the protest activity, has been raided by police.
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Economics for Earth

No one is safe until we are all safe. Vigil to demand global vaccine justice!

With the new Omicron strain of the COVID virus threatening the world and other ongoing COVID outbreaks, the need to end the global vaccine apartheid is more urgent than ever.    Less than 5% of people in most low-income countries have received COVID-19 vaccines, while rich countries are reaching 80% or more. Millions are dying while new more infectious strains of the virus develop.
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