On the 15th of August 2022, the Emporium Hotel in Meanjin (Brisbane) was just putting the final touches on their Magnolia room. The staff had spent the previous night setting up tables, chairs, and stunning floral center pieces. They wanted everything to look good for their client. The client, and the organiser of the event… [Read more] Interrupting the Pipeline: Defence in STEM
Militarism in our culture is not something that we think about often. When we don’t think about something, we don’t talk about it. When no one is talking about something, it has space to move around without anyone noticing or scrutinizing what it’s doing. Recent rising tensions with China have caused some people to start… [Read more] The military has invaded our classrooms.
Read the full text War-and-peace by Andy Paine.pdf The problem with non-violence April 2014 “The only problem with non-violence,” he tells me, “is this: what happens when you’re being attacked and you need to use violence to resist?” It really, honestly, is a valid question. It’s not his fault we’re constantly force-fed myths of violence… [Read more] War and Peace- articles by Andy Paine
White poppies are the symbol of peace and remembrance of the harms done to everyone during war. by Darryl Bullen for the 100 year anniversary of Armistice erased memories flanders fertile faraway fields nameless girl tending her generous cows grazing lush poppy-dotted pastures rosy cheeked milk fed belgian children playfully blissfully unaware of impending… [Read more] Poetry – #ReclaimArmisticeDay