“What matters most is not who is sitting in the White House, but "who is sitting in" -- and who is marching outside the White House, pushing for change.” – Howard Zinn.
The opportunity to create genuine transformation in society often occurs through the process of public resistance to retrograde governments and policies.
We as a movement for climate and environmental action need not see the re-election of the mine, drill, frack, cut and sell John Key government as a disaster but as an opportunity through which our movement can bring a broader population on board for change towards a genuinely clean green New Zealand.
It would also be a mistake to simply interpret John Key’s victory as a tick for deep sea oil drilling, climate inaction and a failure to back clean energy innovation. When w... Read more >