• Erik Paul


Many groups are actively engaged in promoting justice and confronting corporations and government’s policy which threaten the human habitat. A major struggle is against the fossil fuel companies, particularly coal companies in Australia. The anti-globalization movement for fair trade and investment and trade relations is campaigning for labour rights, freedom of information, and environmental sustainability, and against the proposed US-led TPP proposal because it would favour corporations and the interests of capital to the detriment of the well-being of all Australians. The anti-war movement has had a strong presence in Australia’s political history and in the more recent anti-war protest against Australia’s invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq.


Protection of the human habitat Fair trade Anti-war 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Erik Paul
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  1. 1.Centre for Peace and Conflict StudiesUniversity of SydneySydneyAustralia

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