Responses to the Sodastream controversy

Responses to the Sodastream controversy

In response to the attacks on Oxfam from leading Australian Jewish organisations for parting ways with Scarlett Johannson over her conflict of interest (promoting Sodastream while being an Oxfam Ambassador) ,  two letters were published in the Australian Jewish News...
Shulamit Aloni: "Like The Germans We Don't Want To Know"

Shulamit Aloni: "Like The Germans We Don't Want To Know"

Shulimat Aloni, The Grand Dame of the Israeli Left, has died at the age of 86.  For decades, she was an important voice for civil rights and peace in Israel, involved with left parties in the Knesset for 30 years and in civil society.   She was truly a woman of...
In Memoriam – Bob Kamener

In Memoriam – Bob Kamener

By Sol Salbe Bob Kamener who was a mainstayer of the AJDS for quite a few years, died in his sleep on the 3rd of December, 2014. He never pushed himself to the forefront but his generosity and wisdom played a key role in the many activities which the AJDS partook or...
Presenting Climate Solutions

Presenting Climate Solutions

Photo of BZE guests Ross Garnaut and Tony Windsor survey the solar field of one of Spain’s solar thermal power stations from the tower. By David Rothfield Until Beyond Zero Emissions’ (BZE’s) first research report in mid-2010, no-one had demonstrated that...