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PacificEdge | February 22, 2017

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Places, people and things that capture the imagination.

The day the music died

April 30, 2015 |

I’M SURE THE MUSIC will start to play in your head as soon as you read this: “They were singin’ bye-bye, Miss American Pie… “….

AFTER 43 YEARS

It’s amazing how music stays with us, how a song released these … Read More

The citizen photojournalist: here’s the manual

March 22, 2015 | 1

WHO BETTER than a multimedia photojournalist and blogger whose work has also been picked up by old media’s newspapers and TV to write a book on citizen journalism? After all, Carlos Miller has pioneered this new field of independent journalism and popularised it in his blog, Photography Is Not A Crime.Read More

Enforcing accountability with cameras

March 22, 2015 | 1

Paul Kitano explains how to improve civil accountability through cameras and photojournalism…Read More

In  2025, what will your kids be doing for a living?

March 20, 2015 |

This is a story inspired by the article:

The iEverything and the Redistribution Imperative: http://robertreich.org/post/113801138315

The link to the article was circulated on social media by farmer and fair food advocate, Michael Croft.

THIS IS another article in a growing … Read More

Lib-Dems offer little hope for a fair food future

March 18, 2015 |

THIS IS A STORY of surprise, hope and disappointment, a story about Libertarianism of the misguided kind…Read More

Submission: Victorian Greens Animal Policy Review 2015

March 1, 2015 |

Following is a submission to the Victorian Greens Animals policy review as invited by email circulated in February 2015.Read More

Skepticism, not emotion and fear the key to understanding GM food

February 18, 2015 |

OFF this Friday to hear Vendana Shiva. Never seen her live before but have seen her in a video session where she dominated the session and spoke over the other interviewee, who agreed with her on most things. Fairly unimpressed … Read More

Needed: Simple, focused, tangible goals

November 12, 2014 |

THE FAIR FOOD MOVEMENT is diverse and fractured. It is made up of small organisations each pursuing their own goals that in some cases are too lofty for poorly-resourced groups to achieve, while in other cases those organisations are going … Read More

5 point planning for Fair Food Week

October 2, 2014 |

Here’s five points for planning events…Read More

Yes or no? Responding to interview requests

October 1, 2014 | 1

NOT LONG AGO I was interviewed by a woman researching community gardening. At the end of the interview I encouraged her to publish her research online so that anyone, including the community gardeners whom she was interviewing, could benefit from … Read More