On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Dr. John Barry webcasted from Queen’s University Belfast, to speak on “Hope, Agency and Transformation: Lessons from the Coronavirus Pandemic and Tackling Our Planetary Emergency.” We have been here before. Massive social and economic disruption. Rapid and massive intervention by states around the world to minimize or prevent […]
Australia and Pacific Islands
by Kristie Flannery January 26 is Australia day, a national public holiday where the good people of that great southern land celebrate ‘straya by taking a paid day off work, having a barbie in their backyards, and listening to Triple J’s countdown of hottest 100 songs of the year, all while wearing the country’s flag […]
Kelley was a late-nineteenth-century outlaw whose larger than life exploits have been the subject of many retellings in films and novels. The son of impoverished Irish convicts, Kelley has been embraced as a symbol of the harsh colonial regime; as someone whose violent life was a response to the official violence of the colonial government.