Six years ago I found myself trying to find shade from the mid-morning sun while having a chat with a farmer, Rick Laird.
- David Pocock
- The Guardian
We were chained together, six metres above the ground, on the deck of an enormous super digger in a clearing in what would become Whitehaven Coal’s Maules Creek mine.
I had gone up to Maules Creek to show solidarity with the community protesting against the mine; to add my voice to the hundreds of others who joined the Leard blockade and…