Monday Breakfast

Monday 7:00am to 8:30am
Current affairs, media analysis, alternative media.


Sue Leigh, John Langer and Miles Munn


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27th July 2015

with Sue, John and Miles

7:00am Front page - print media edition

7:10am On Saturday the ALP Conference debated whether to adopt the policy of turning back the boats carrying asylum seekers. There was a rally outside the conference hall in opposition to this move and Miles went along to record some of the speakers.

7:30am Virginia Heywood, one of the presenters of the 3CR Gardening Show, also lived and worked for the government in the UK. Recently she returned for a stay and talked to many ex-colleagues about the future of the British Labour Party and the problems with the Tory insistence on austerity.

7:45am A quote attributed to Albert Einstein says "if the bees disappeared off the surface of the globe, then man would have only four years of life left". John talked to Dr Marianne Peso from Maquarie University about the disappearing bee.

8:00am Front Page - digital edition. We looked at: New Matilda, New Statesman, Guardian online and Mother Jones.

8:10am Fair Go For Pensioners is a national organisation lobbying for the rights of people in receipt of government benefits. Every month Monday Breakfast talks to someone from Fair Go and this month we talked to Anne Learnmoth about government policy on pensions and housing.


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7:00am Front Page (papers)

7:15am (Budget review with sound effects by Corey Marie from Saturday morning Solidarity Breaky show)

7:30am Ursula Alquier - Lock the Gate Victorian Coordinator Quitcoal (Friends of the Earth) Community Campaigner

7:45am Music and activist calendar (Formidable Vegetable Sound System who performed at Saturday's Dance against Monsanto: Track 6 No Such Thing As waste runs for 3minutes 18 seconds)

8:00am Front page (papers)

8:15am Jane Morel disability rights in the studio.

8:30am Thank yous. 

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