Category Archives: Environment and Ecology

Plans For Australians To Make A lot Of Money From Our Coal

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The coalition government is giving away the nation’s coal and the chairman of an Australian company tells a group of investors people can make a lot of money out of their licenses for 1 billion tons of Scotland’s coal “while we colonials sock it to the English”, writes Mel Kelly.

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Green and Red in the Frame

“Outside party politics new social movements, including environmental, anti-cuts and feminist groups, have not come together sufficiently with the old, defensive organisations of the working class to produce the coalition that might make them an effective political force” (S Hall, The Guardian 2 April 2013)

As the above quote by Stuart Hall illustrates, contemporary social movements and progressive organisations face an on-going problem: they struggle to form effective and inter-movement forms of organisation and collective action. Continue reading Green and Red in the Frame