Monday Breakfast

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


Lucy Waldron-Brown, William Matthews, Jackson McInerney and James Brennan


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Monday 11 December 2017

On the Show with Will and James

7:00am – Acknowledgement of Country

7:05am – Palestine Update: Jessica Morrison, the Exectuive Officer of the Australia Palestine Advocacy Netweork, comes on the show to give us the latest on Palestine, covering the calls for a Day of Rage, the recognition of Jerusalem/Al-Quds as the capital of Israel by Trump, and events in Gaza

7:20am – Protesting Fascism: Debbie Brennan of Campaign Against Racism and Fascism (CARF) comes on the show to give us a debrief on the December 4th protests against fascist mouthpiece Milo Yiannopoulos and his speaking tour of Australia

7:35am – Discriminating against Society's Most Vulnerable: Director of the Centre of Research Excellence in Disability and Health, Professor Anne Kavanagh comes on the show to talk about a recently published report in the Ausrtalian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. Professor Kavanagh co-authored "Disability-Based Discrimination and Health: findings from an Australian-based population study", which finds that one in seven Australians with disability have experienced discrimination and this experience impacts on their physical and mental health

7:50am – Over The Wall: Informing people of the threats to the social safety net and how to better deal with bureaucracy and protect your rights. This week, Duncan speaks to Mark O'Brien, from the Tenants Union Of Victoria, about the ways the Tenants Union can help you

8:00am Alternative News: Analysis and critique of the news the mainstream is (and isn't) showing us. Presented by James, and Will. This article by Tasnim Sammak provides more detailed context for and video of the anti-fascist protests last Monday. Watch the VICE report here

8:10am – Asia Calling: Mudassar Shah reports from Jalalabad Afghanistan on the hopes of Pashtun women poets. Then, Madonna Virola reports from the Philippines, where the nation's first mental health care law has been passed, in a society where those with mental illness are often stigmatised. Asia Calling is a production of KBR independent radio in Jakarta, Indonesia


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