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Merdeka and the Morning Star: Civil Resistance in West Papua

Merdeka and the Morning Star: Civil Resistance in West Papua

By: Jason Macleod

Jason Macleod is a member of the Change Agency team: a dedicated activist educator, mentor and strategist. Having dropped out of university in 1991, Jason hitched to northern Queensland then made his way to Papua New Guinea.  Hiking and paddling the Sepik, he made his way into a remote part of West Papua where he contracted malaria….

Decolonizing Solidarity: Dilemmas and directions for supporters of Indigenous struggles

Decolonizing Solidarity: Dilemmas and directions for supporters of Indigenous struggles

By: Clare Land

In this highly original and much-needed book, Clare Land interrogates the often fraught endeavours of activists from colonial backgrounds seeking to be politically supportive of Indigenous struggles. Blending key theoretical and practical questions, Land argues that the predominant impulses which drive middle-class settler activists to support Indigenous people cannot lead to successful alliances and meaningful…