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Green Left Radio Friday 18 August 2017

with Jacob and Zane

7am intro and acknowledgement of country

7:02am News - Yarra council votes to change the date / no longer celebrate Invasion day
7:10am News - Backlash after fascist mobilisation and vehicular murder in Charlottesville USA with multiple confederate statues across the country being pulled down by activists
7:15am Jacob and Zane interview London activist Nathan Roberts about the rise of Jeremy Corbyn and revival of socialist politics in the UK. Nathan is a member of Socialist Resistance and supported Corbyn's election campaign this year and is speaking at the radical ideas conference.
7:45am News - Port Enfield council calls for raise to newstart allowance following campaign by anti poverty network SA
7:50am News - Same sex marriage referendum / survey unnecessary delay tactic but still important to mobilise for a big Yes vote assuming the high court does not halt the process. 
7:55am News - major victory for climate and transition campaigners and a win for people power as SA government announces it will proceed with Solar Thermal project at Port Augusta.

8am activist calendar

8:12am News - Hanson wears Burqua into federal parliament and is rebuked by George Brandis. Sad statement about oz politics that Brandis was the voice of anti racism!
8:21am News - extrajudicial killings of 'drug dealers' in the Philippines continue under president Rodrigo Duterte.
8:25am brief interview with Ellecer Carlos, Filipino human rights activist, about the Duterte regime's extrajudicial killings. Ellecer will be speaking at the radical ideas conference

 

 

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