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Display Name: culturalactivist (active)
Real Name: Debbie Thomas
Location: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Visitor Info: I come from a performance/creative arts background but have also undertaken development studies at undergraduate and graduate levels. I am an ethical vegan for animal welfare, ecological and health reasons. I have studied gender and discourse theory and am particularly interested in how patriarchal/masculinist frameworks eg economic rationalism/globalisation restrict issues being made visible, including ecological reality. I particularly like the idea of 'voices' that is prominent in New Internationalist - there is more than one way, but economic rationalism and globalisation has made hegemony pervasive.

Recent comments by culturalactivist:

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Meat eating and sustainability Definitely a hot topic, and one as someone studying veggoe nutrition would be happy to contribute to...
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Have your say! -- New Internationalist
Economics V Environment There are massive problems with the politician's use of this phrase - first of all 'environm...
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