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  • Democracy & Justice in PPP’s
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    Public Private Partnership, or PPP is a clever scribal abbreviation for government and private sector to conspire against the public interest to transfer social service to the private markets, thus legitimising the abuse of public resources because some people can pay for them, while legally depriving others simply because they may not have the financial […]

  • Peoples’ Summit Opening Day a Big Success
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    On Wednesday something reasonably unique occurred in Brisbane.  Rather than accept the mainstream G20 agenda, community and activist groups launched their own alternative Peoples Summit today.  The Peoples’ Summit aims to explore economic solutions that put people before profit. The opening day, day one of three, has been a huge success.  Attendees have expressed an appreciation […]

  • Media Release: Peoples’ Summit Day Two Speakers
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    MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release Date: 13 Nov 2014   The G20 Peoples’ Summit continues on Thursday, November 13, with a full program comprising 23 events at five locations around Brisbane. As part of the Visioning Another World: The G20 Peoples’ Summit, a three-day festival of symposiums, idea sharing, art, creative activities, education and action, […]

  • Can feminism smash patriarchy?
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    Although the title of the discussion led by Sam Castro, Jess Harrison and Fran Morrell could have appeared rather ambitious, for the large group gathered at the Colossus courtyard there was no doubt that patriarchy is a redundant system that keeps women, and sometimes men, in a hierarchical system of oppression and disadvantage. After a […]

  • Media Release: G20 PROTEST GROUP AGREES WITH FORMER SOLICITOR GENERAL: ‘TOOLS OF PROTEST’ ARE OK
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    *MEDIA RELEASE*MEDIA RELEASE*MEDIA RELEASE*MEDIA RELEASE*MEDIA RELEASE* For immediate release November 12, 2014 G20 PROTEST GROUP AGREES WITH FORMER SOLICITOR GENERAL: ‘TOOLS OF PROTEST’ ARE OK A protest group behind what is billed to be the largest demonstration against the G20 Leaders Summit in Brisbane has hailed former Queensland Solicitor General Walter Sofronoff’s comments on the […]

  • Media Release: Peoples Summit Commences!
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    MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release Date: 12 Nov 2014   The G20 Peoples’ Summit gets under way on Wednesday November 12 with a full program comprising 20 events at five locations around Brisbane. As part of the Visioning Another World: The G20 Peoples’ Summit, a three-day festival of symposiums, idea sharing, art, creative activities, education […]

  • Radical Times Presents: Lost Film Festival
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    “Lost” and rare documentaries from the 1970s and 1980s presented by the Radical Times Historical Archive 1970 Moratorium demonstration in Brisbane – part of national protests against Australia’s military involvement in the Vietnam War © Fryer Library Click photo to go to ‘Radical Times Lost Film Festival‘ Lost film festival is presented by the Radical […]

  • November G20 Peoples Summit Bulletin
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    In this G20 Peoples bulletin: 1) Peoples Summit and March Volunteer Help Wanted! 2) Citizens Media Networking Meeting 3) G20 Peoples Summit Program announced!   1) Peoples Summit and March Volunteer Help Wanted! We need you! To make the Peoples Summit and March a success! From Weds – Friday this week, we will be hosting […]

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    Become a Citizen Journalist at G20
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    Citizen Journalist – Independent Media Networking Meeting Interested in media sharing or creative collaborations? We will be opening the Citizen Journalist Media Centre at Wandering Cooks on Weds Nov 12. You will be welcome to come in to use computers/wifi and space to share your G20 stories with the world! Join us for a networking […]