‘The Protectors’: Lani Bruce on why she joined #leardblockade

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I am the mother of two sons and am qualified to teach science in secondary schools. My level of education and understanding of current local issues has developed since the year 2000 – when I voted for John Howard (a very hard thing to admit to) – till today, when I feel that the two […]

Getting #leardblockade arrested, WTF is journalism and who’s the extremist: @margokingston1 interview with @dailytelegraph

Margo Kingston arrested on March 31 at Whitehaven Coal mine site, arresting officer at right. (Photo: Georgina Woods @georgefwoods).

  My third trip to #leardblockade last week helped me clarify my vision for No Fibs (see Mass arrests at #leardblockade: @margokingston1 Twitter report and Picnic at boundary of Whitehaven State Forest: @margokingston1 April Fools Day Twitter report). I’m happy to answer your question in comments. I’ve never been an ‘embedded journalist’ before, and it’s testing. I was allowed inside […]

Surfing a #Pilliga coal face: An @AshGrunwald adventure

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#Pilliga country lock on and chill out: @margokingston1 Twitter Report

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West from #leardblockade to #Pilliga, the next Liverpool Plains war zone: @margokingston1 Twitter Report

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Picnic at boundary of Whitehaven State Forest: @margokingston1 April Fools’ Day Twitter report

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Mass arrests at #leardblockade: @margokingston1 Twitter report

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Post by Darren Harrison. Video by @NoFibs citizen journo @dazzaloveslife. Dazza interview with Bill Ryan after arrest. [View the story "#leardblockade day of action, by @margokingston1" on Storify]

Return to #leardblockade: @margokingston1 Twitter report

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The #MarchinMarch Melbourne in pictures, by @Jansant

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By Wayne Jansson  @jansant 20th March 2014 Roll over photos to read captions or click for slideshow. Read More from the March In March Archive 

Citizen journo @Jansant met Billy Bragg and asked him why he supports #MarchInMarch

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By Wayne Jansson  @jansant 15th March 2014 After hearing rumours Billy Bragg (@billybragg) would be performing at one of the March in March (MiM) events, I contacted his publicists in both Australia and the UK hoping to get a few words out of the legendary musician and social justice campaigner. At about the same time I got confirmation […]