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Stories about "non-violent activism":
‘Nonviolence is an intensely active force when properly understood and used.’ These are the words of Gandhi, the man who led nationwide campaigns in his country to ease poverty by creating a movement of resistance that contributed to ending British Rule in India.
On September 15, Greenpeace, the environmental NGO, celebrated its 50th anniversary. It was a special day for the area, as people from Mullumbimby are fighting alongside Greenpeace for a ‘greener, fairer, more peaceful world’.
Byron Shire has lost another of its colourful characters, the irrepressible Richard Moloney, who died suddenly but peacefully in his home at the end of January.
Attempts by flood-affected homeowners to retrofit their homes with flood-resilient materials are being cruelled by insurance companies and builders, a local resident says.