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Global Development Matters
— March 16, 2008
We all share the same world and the same dreams, but our realities are very different: a billion people live on less than a dollar a day. Rich world policies affect us all. We can transform others’ lives and our world—everyone benefits from global development. The upcoming election is your chance to tell our leaders that global development matters to all of us.
How do you solve a problem like Maria’s?
— March 16, 2008
Meet Maria. She dreams of starting her own business to make a better life for her family. From one of the poorest areas of Bolivia with a husband too sick to work, Maria faces a deck stacked against her. How do you solve a problem like Maria’s? Microcredit loans may be one answer to help her get on her way.
World’s Next Super Model
— March 16, 2008
Meet Princess Cima. She's HIV positive and pregnant. And she's a super model. Her runway is on the streets of Africa. Check out her moves. She teaches people about how to prevent getting HIV/AIDS so they can live healthy, productive lives. And she lets people know that even women who are HIV positive can, with the right help, give birth to healthy, productive children. Now that's a super model!
— November 13, 2008
Kechik and Ibrahim, two seemingly ordinary urban youth in Malaysia delved into the world of activism through punk music.
Mari Kita Beraktivism (Introduction - Let's Be An Activist)
— November 12, 2008
Vox-pop on the meaning of human rights in the public's perception in Malaysia.
Wiradjuri Elder exposes Barrick Gold's mine pit collapse at Lake Cowal
— April 05, 2008
Neville 'Chappy' Williams, Wiradjuri Traditional Owner of the Lake Cowal area, recently took an aerial flight over Barrick's gold mine in Lake Cowal. He describes his feelings as he witnesses the destruction and desecration of his Peoples sacred sites by the world's largest gold mining company.
Aidex '91: inside the Australian arms trade
— March 03, 2008
Aidex '91 documents the protests against the Aidex Arms Trade "Fair" held in Canberra, Australia in 1991. It also investigated the politics of Australian weapons trading in the Asia-Pacific region. It was produced for transmission on Community Access TV who were conducting test broadcasts of community TV on UHF Ch31 in Sydney, Australia. The large protest against Aidex, the police response, and the general public reaction, combined to make the arms traders very wary of staging such a prominent display for a decade and a half. There is soon to be another, so perhaps now is a good time to revisit this history for learnings.
Harvey Norman: Breaking the Chain
The Last Stand
— August 30, 2011
Harvey Norman's chain of forest destruction broken by activists across Australia. Four arrests, four massive actions. Check out this amazing new film from The Last Stand. Check out www.thelaststand.org.au for more information on this campaign.
Barrick Gold's mine in Lake Cowal, the 'Sacred Heartland of the Wiradjuri Nation'
— April 26, 2011
Three supporters of the Save Lake Cowal campaign took the journey to the lake on Monday 18 April. Waking up on Tuesday morning on the edge of Lake Cowal to the sounds of birds, water lapping at it's shores and the constant drone of Barrick's mine, Nat, Damian and Ryan explored the lake by foot and then set off from Forbes in a Cessna to take photos and video from the air. These photos clearly show the stupidity of building a mine in a lake bed.
No Harvey No! Global 24 hours of action for Australia's forests
The Last Stand
— September 15, 2011
On Saturday 8 October in Australia (which might be your 7th or 8th Oct depending on timezone) join us to stand up for our forests at Harvey Norman stores and other locations across Australia and the planet and say No Harvey Norman No! Stop selling Aussie forest destruction!
Giant Garrett and his Giant Friends visit Southern Tasmania
Still Wild Still Threatened
— July 28, 2008
Giant Garrett, Giant Wong and Giant Rudd go on tour through Southern Tasmania's threatened old growth forests.
"Everything we should have known, but were never supposed to find out..."
— October 27, 2016
Kalapaku is a shadow puppet theater performance using traditional folk forms to tell the story of a fairytale kingdom threatened by extractivism.
BHP Billiton Action, Perth, Western Australia
— November 24, 2009
On Thursday 29 October 30 people protested outside BHP Billiton's Head Office in Perth. The action took place to highlight the concerns around BHP Billiton's proposed Yeelirrie uranium mine in the Mid West of Western Australia as well as the ongoing 'radioactive racisim' that has existed since the military and civilian arms of the nuclear industry began in Australia. The action also took place at the same time as BHP Billiton's AGM in London in solidarity with Colombian community who were attending the meeting to voice their concerns around BHP Billitons Cerrejon Coal Mine on their lands. For more info: http://protestbhpbilliton.wordpress.com http://bhpbillitonwatch.wordpress.com
Reclaim The Streets 7
— May 26, 2007
Reclaim the Streets 7, March 1999. Hundreds of partiers in an ongoing Reclaim the Streets occupy several sites in Sydney, including the Eastern Distributor. Global Warming was still just a distant concept to most of us at this point in time, but by protesting about over use of the motor car we were obviously on the right track. September 11 was just another day on the calendar.
The Last Stand is coming!
The Last Stand
— June 30, 2011
Attention Australian retailers! Trashing native forests is no way to do business and we've decided that it's time to stand up. The Last Stand is coming soon to a store near you!
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