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9 July 2020

‘People Learn from Using Their Power’: An Interview with Tali Williams

By | Featured, Friends, Home Page, Nadia Abu-Shanab and Tali Williams | No Comments

Nadia Abu-Shanab interviews Tali Williams, the Retail, Finance and Commerce Sector Secretary of First Union. Williams was perhaps the union movement’s most prominent face through the COVID-19 lockdown, and she talks here frankly about organising, politics, and conflict. more

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15 May 2020

Future-Proofing Aotearoa New Zealand for Life After COVID-19

By | Anna-Maria Murtola, COVID-19, ESRA, Featured, Home Page, Jack Foster, Simon Barber, Vanessa Cole | No Comments

Crises can catalyse broad-based social change. Yet the shape of such changes is not determined in advance. In this contribution, four ESRA researchers propose some key principles that should guide the economic and social recovery from Covid-19 and future proof Aotearoa New Zealand. more

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20 March 2020

Memorial through action

By | Featured, Hala Nasr, Home Page, Published Research | No Comments

One year on from the white supremacist terrorist attack in Christchurch, gender-based violence specialist Hala Nasr reminds us that everyday racism and white supremacist terrorism are deeply connected. In this powerful reflection, Hala encourages us to honour the memory of the victims of the attack by tackling the indifference toward racism that is still very much embedded in our society. more

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13 March 2020

Ecological crises and equitable futures

By | Environment, Featured, Home Page, Published Research, Sy Taffel | No Comments

In this chapter from the forthcoming ESRA collection ‘Whose Futures?’ Sy Taffel, Senior Lecturer in Media Studies and co-director of the Political Ecology Research Centre at Massey University, offers a diagnosis of dominant narratives of possible ecological futures and what they mean for us. more

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