How we can bring the world out of the mess in which it finds itself

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“Those few weeks in jail were stark and I never want to go back, but it opened my eyes to a world I had never seen, a world occupied mostly by society’s rejects: Maori, Polynesian, the poor, drug addicts, prostitutes, gangs. My sheltered little self-righteous activist world seemed a joke, a choice in which I didn’t really think and work strategically to help create a better world.”

Tuhi-Ao Bailey writes in the New Zealand edition of Fleeing Vesuvius about her life experiences and the qualities that she has found to lead to positive change.

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