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Being Nourished by Hunger Striking.

We face an overwhelming problem of human caused eco-crisis and mass extinction. This crisis is primarily caused by fossil fuel, but has further complex causes in pollution and exploitation of people and the Earth’s “resources”. Responding to the eco-crisis,  I … Continue reading

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Vigil Day 26, Hunger Strike Day 19

Today was Fridays for Future and without Chlöe Swarbrick our numbers were less. However, one effect of our action here is growing numbers attending Fridays for Future, and today was a good turnout. I’d like to mention John Blincoe (sorry … Continue reading

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What are the goals of my hunger strike?

Hunger strike day 13 I’ve decided I will end my hunger strike at a maximum of 21 days. My minimum goal was 2 weeks and I’m almost there now. I’m feeling very good today after a reasonable night’s sleep last night, … Continue reading

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Condolences to Robin Treadwell and family.

Robin Treadwell’s Mum Joan died peacefully early on Saturday evening. Our thoughts and condolences are with Robin and her family as they grieve their loss and plan for the funeral tomorrow (Thursday).

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Degrowth or No Future: what’s your choice?

By David Goldsmith. To continue partying to oblivion, not caring about our children’s and grandchildren’s future, is simply obscene. I’m very confident that virtually everyone would agree, it is just we are a complex herd animal and are suffering from … Continue reading

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Early morning, hunger strike Day 6.

From David: Hunger strike Day 6: My honest, honest view? Based on the science and evidence, I see no chance of averting the coming catastrophe. Very likely we are seeing the end of civilization and quite possibly this will include … Continue reading

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Vigil Day 11, Hunger Strike Day 4.

From David: It was so good to have Sara and Orry join us today. We now have a very strong contingent of Christchurch supporters here in the capital, with Fay and Jo joining us yesterday. Of course Tim has been … Continue reading

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The Psychology of Climate Crisis.

By David Goldsmith I’ve divided our human response to the enormity of our climate and eco-crisis into 3 stages. These stages aren’t separate levels to pass through but rather form a whole interconnected cycle: all stages can be present at … Continue reading

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Vigil Day 10, Hunger Strike Day 3.

From David: Today Robin was called back to Auckland to be by her Mother’s bedside.  Our love and thoughts go to Robin and her family at this time. Fay and Jo arrived from Christchurch today. Suddenly we have 2 more … Continue reading

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Stuff Article

Stuff interviewed us this morning. https://i.stuff.co.nz/environment/climate-news/122112696/retired-doctor-launches-parliamentary-hunger-strike-for-climate

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