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Green Left Radio Friday 20 October 2017

with Jacob and Zane

 

7:00am Introduction, Acknowledgement of Country


7:03am News: New Zealand Labour forms government in coalition with NZ First ( the political equivalent of one nation).

Peter Dutton's harsh citizenship test changes blocked by senate.

Transphobia in AFLW: Hannah Mouncey blocked from AFLW draft.



7:20am Zane and Jacob speak with Pas Forgione of the Anti Poverty Network South Australia.  APN has now successfully campaigned for eight local councils in South Australia to call for an increase to the Newstart allowance. The network is having their conference this weekend to mark anti-poverty week and are confident they will exceed the attendance of 100 community campaigners and supporters that were there last year.



7:45am Music: ‘Always was’ by Combat Wombat


7:50am News: Background on a previous news story from a listener - the racist ‘Immigration Test’ of 1910-1958 required prospective non-European (or radical migrants) to write down words dictated to them. This was part of the white Australia policy.

Beyond the survey - building the struggle for queer rights.



8:00am Activist calendar


8:10am News: Israel deepens apartheid with proposed new measures.


Newcastle rail corridor: Greens, Socialists, community campaigners fight rezoning proposal which would permanently block rail corridor with buildings.

US: Support for protesting sportspeople surging.

CPSU slams Serco contract for Centrelink call centre.

Progressive changes to tenancy laws by Andrew’s government in Victoria.

 

 

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