Tag: Transfield

Should Pussy Riot Boycott the Festival of Dangerous Ideas?

A Head-to-head published in The Guardian on 29 August 2014. On 11 August an anonymous group published an open letter to two ex-members of Pussy Riot. The group called on Masha Alyokhina and Nadya Tolokonnikova to withdraw from the Festival of Dangerous Ideas taking place this…

Sydney Biennale boycott victory shows that divestment works

An article I co-wrote with Javed De Costa of Beyond Borders on why the Boycott of the 19th Sydney Biennale over its involvement with Transfield, the company that runs the detention centres on Manus Island and Nauru, was an important first step in the campaign to…