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...making a road by walking...

Responsibility and Radicalism
Economic and Social Liberation (contents)
Resources and Organising skills
Creative Politics
Growing Vegetables
Global Warming
The NSW Student Environment Activist Network (SEAN)
Refugees in Australia
Militarism and Social Justice
Poetry & Music
Books to Read
One rainy day, we shut down the World Economic Forum.

How many times have you heard that radicals "grow up" and become conservative?

Such a statement is based on an inaccurate idea of what it means to be progressive.

If radicalism is a synonym for irresponsibility, then of course you grow out of it when you get older-

After pursuing random acts of violence, relationships with little commitment, (A la Abbie Hoffman and the Yippies) and having the 'correct', 'most radical' politics- of course you become conservative if your politics are a shallow rebellion against society in general.

It is interesting to note that environmentalism is exactly the opposite approach to society. Environmentalism critiques society for having a lack of responsibility. It is little surprise then, that 80% (If I remember correctly) of Australian Seniors call themselves 'environmentalists'.

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