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Resilience on Radio

A farmer came to me and said there’s 7000 ag-chemicals out there, you’ve got to believe in reincarnation if you’re going to work to ban all those, but maybe if you had a positive alternative to them, then we’ll win in the long haul.

Bob Scowcroft, the co-founder and former executive director of the […]

Activism is really important. It is entirely possible to change the world.

Andrew Tait is a Dunedin journalist, he is an active member of the EPMU, and the Mana Party, and was involved in Oil Free Otago, and the Otago Occupy Movement. Talking Points Possibilities for positive change. “One law for all” is dog […]

Anadarko's drill ship the Noble Bob Douglas drilling off the Otago Coast. Credit: Damian Newell aboard the Oil Free Otago flotilla.

Dr Patricia Widener hails from the Sociology Department of Florida Atlantic University. She studies the effect of the oil industry on communities. Talking points I study the conflict and contamination as communities respond to the oil industry. Even the threat of an oil industry can damage a sense of place For many places the […]