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We don't have to fight each other on climate

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Almost every week reports of direct action at the Adani Carmichael mine site make the news.

Small groups of people are regularly arrested. I know because I was one of them.

I'm an ordained Buddhist. I was recently arrested along with five other people of faith, including a Uniting Church minister, for blocking access from the Adani work camp.

About an hour before being arrested, I found myself talking to one of the security guards hired to protect the site - let's call him Mike.

He said "I'm just trying to feed my family". How could I argue with that?

What he........

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