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Jan

11 Pieces Of Wisdom From Desmond Tutu To Inspire Change Makers In 2017

Most people begin every new year with a sense of hope and and excitement. With recent events throughout the world, I think that many of us also enter this new year with a sense of trepidation. For me personally, I am channeling any disquiet I might feel into a renewed focus on our mission at […]

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07
Dec

Naomi Klein on The Lessons from Standing Rock

On 4 December, 2016, 2016 Sydney Peace Prize recipient Naomi Klein was at Standing Rock in North Dakota when news broke that an easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline had been denied. Naomi wrote an article to report the joy and relief felt by the courageous water protectors, and also to stress that organisations and […]

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02
Dec

Julian Burnside calls on Australia to uphold it’s climate responsibilities

On 1 December, 2014 Sydney Peace Prize recipient Julian Burnside AO QC gave a stirring speech calling for Australia to uphold it’s climate responsibilities. The below is the full speech text, which can also be accessed here. I have long considered climate change the principal issue facing the world.  It is a first-order issue.  Refugees […]

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14
Nov

Captain Cook’s Climate: Naomi Klein’s 2016 City of Sydney Peace Prize Lecture (video and transcript)

Captain Cook’s Climate 2016 City of Sydney Peace Prize Lecture by Naomi Klein Delivered on 11 November 2016 at Sydney Town Hall Naomi Klein’s Lecture starts at 25:15 I would like to pay my respects to the elders both past and present of the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation on whose land we gather […]

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