Monthly Archives: April 2012

CSG Bull*&^% Detection 101

I’ve got so much use out of the term “legitimating story”, that I realised I’d really like to know terms for other ways in which media, miners or politicians try to frame people’s opinions.  So I went hunting…

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Pollies’ survival guide: avoiding difficult questions

Watching pollies and company spokespeople operate at CSG-related “community consultations” and “forums” (fora?) is such an education.  After only a few events, I feel qualified to offer this 10-point guide for aspiring pollies and spokespeople.

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Questions for the Minister for Planning and Infrastructure

Here is a list of questions that remain unanswered after the Casino “forum” with Brad Hazzard.  I have emailed Minister Hazzard this list (with a nice note, of course).  If he replies, I will post his answers.

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CSG – When Brad Hazzard came to town (Casino)

On Thursday April 19, Brad Hazzard, the NSW Minister for Planning and Infrastructure, came to Casino for what was billed as a “forum”. Continue reading

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2012 The Mayan Word

My reasons for choosing to unplug from a disempowering, resource-hungry system, live more in harmony with nature (my own included), and be responsible for my own wellbeing are still valid two and a half years on since moving to The Creek. Continue reading

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