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Friday 24 November 2017

with Jacob and Zane



7:00am Introduction and Acknowledgement of Country

News: Update on Manus situation: Behrouz Boochani has been arrested by PNG but later released. NZ Prime minister Jacinta Ardern has restated her offer for 150 of the men to be taken by New Zealand.

Dishonest ALP campaign paints Greens as anti-public housing because they won't support the Andrews government’s sell-off of public housing land.


7:20am Jacob and Zane speak with Belinda Lo of the Eastern Community Legal Centre about the organisation's program to assist older persons being physically and/or financially abused. For more information on elder abuse and how to get assistance, click here.

 News: Reports of Sydney activists being targeted by police for arbitrary home visits and questioning.

Nick Cave breaks Boycott, Divestment Sanctions (BDS) campaign to play Israel shows; renewed discussion in the music community as to why BDS is important.


7:45am Jacob and Zane speak with Socialist Alliance national co-convenor Alex Bainbridge about the upcoming Queensland Election. Mainstream media have provided a platform for One Nation, meanwhile, despite a lack of coverage, the Greens are looking at picking up their first seat(s) in the Queensland parliament.


8:00am Activist calendar


8:05am News: Lidia Thorpe's election for the Greens in last weekend's Northcote by-election is an important step forward and a significant victory.

8:15am Jacob and Zane speak with Marriage Equality campaigner Farida Iqbal about the next stages in the struggle for queer liberation, the Smith bill’s potential to include homophobic discrimination in law, and the decisive shift in social attitudes towards LGBTIQA+ communities. 



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