In whose interest?

In the world of titanic battles almost everyone loves a David, with the understandable exception of Goliath, and his supporters.

When David, in the form of a local progress association beats, Goliath, in the form of an international mining giant, the natural order is upended. Change is needed to restore order.

Late last year the federal government cancelled its funding of the Environmental Defender’s Office. Goliath smiled.

In whose interests? is an essay I’ve written about this.

It was published by No Fibs, an on-line citizen journalism site established by former Fairfax journalist Margot Kingston.

To see the visually enhanced (sub-edited) version, now titled “Digging up the drama,” click here:

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