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SOS! Planetary emergency

Posted on July 14th, by Counteractive in Events, News. No Comments

It was great to see Students of Sustainability back in full force in July 2017. Held in the politically active community of Newcastle that hosts the worlds largest coal port – the commitment to climate justice was evident as one of the strong themes that were touched on – along with just transitions, an ongong commitment to sovereignty and treaty as well as strong social justice themes.

We ran workshops on legal education for activists, live tweeting for actions and events, creative activism and a discussion on the recent win to save the Beeliar wetlands in WA that we supported. We are excited that we might be seeing new activist legals collective forming in Queensland.

It was brilliant to see experienced Newcastle activists supporting a new wave of younger student activists in a powerful, nonviolent day of action that saw 11 bank … Read More »