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I wonder what feelings the word ‘Adani’ will conjure up in 10 or 20 years.

Anger? Horror? Even if the mega mine does go ahead – which seems increasingly likely thanks to the sycophantic efforts of the Queensland Labor Government – it’s hard to imagine that a word associated with a 50-kilometre scar could inspire joy or a sense of empowerment

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1 Clive Hamilton, What Do We Want? The Story of Protest in Australia (Canberra: National Library of Australia, 2016), viii.2 Sean Scalmer, Dissent Events: Protest, the Media and the Political Gimmick in Australia (Sydney: University of New South Wale