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Book cover for Iron Will: Global Extractivism and Mining Resistance in Brazil and India

Mining Resistance in India

Community resistance has been astonishingly effective at stopping mining in India. This article draws from the book Iron Will.

Book cover for Iron Will: Global Extractivism and Mining Resistance in Brazil and India

Mining Resistance in Brazil

Community resistance has been astonishingly effective at stopping mining in Brazil. This article draws from the book Iron Will.

Two protestors have chained themselves to the railway line.

Frontline Action on Coal FLAC: Ten Years on the Climate Frontline

Introduction Since 2012 Frontline Action on Coal (FLAC) have regularly opposed new fossil fuel projects in Australia through the use of blockades and other means of non-violent direct action. In the process they have trained and involved thousands of people from all walks of life in creative and disruptive tactics. In this retrospective Andy Paine […]

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How Emotions Mobilise and Sustain the Anti-Coal Seam Gas Movement

Introduction  Emotions play an important role in mobilising people to take action on social and environmental issues. In this study of the anti-coal seam gas movement in regional Australia the authors found that anger about coal seam gas mining mobilised people to take action, but the combination of anger with the joy of connecting with […]

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