Lost in Science explores carbon and the life it brings, but wonders what the effect carbon nanotubes will have in the environment. We also catch up with Dr Angela Crean to talk about genetics and how the traits of previous partners, not the father, can be passed on to fruit fly offspring.
40% of UK MPs own real estate, 94% in Australia: Jacob Wills (radicalhousingnetwork.org) discusses the protest movement against the international property convention MIPIM, held in London last week. Some shocking stats are revealed in this candid discussion on the commodification of housing. www.earthsharing.org.au (excuse the audio quality :(
This week on Brainwaves Ben Rinaudo, Kate, Kathy & Joel interviewed Justus Miwanda. Justus Miwanda is in Melbourne sharing incredible stories about the Ugandan Farmers Livelihoods project as well as his work with the Child Sponsorship program in Uganda.
His week that was – Kevin Healy; The way forward for Cuba – Dr Tim Anderson; Election result in Bolivia, 2nd round of elections for Brazil – Dr Ralph Newmark, director Latin American studies at Latrobe University; Murdoch media campaign against supporters of Palestine – Nassar Machi, C.E.O. Australians For Palestine.
Sara Mokhtar is an International student from Saudi Arabia. I met her at an anti-islamaphobia demonstration in Melbourne. On this week’s program, we discuss Islam, women’s rights, Sara’s choices under Islam, and life in general as a Saudi-Arabian woman now living in Australia.
Val and Faith take a moment on this beautiful spring morning to remember our 3CR colleague Bill Deller who passed away suddenly last week. We share our bike moments and introduce today’s studio guests, Pip Carroll and Jette Achleidtner from the Squeaky Wheel. The Squeaky Wheel runs rides and programs that foster engagement with Australian culture by bike. We finish up with more great events with which to enjoy spring on a bike.
The G20 is just around the corner. Brisbane is playing host. But there’s another kind of gathering taking place there as well. This week Dirt Radio talks to one of the organizers of Visioning Another World: The G20 Peoples Summit, a three-day festival of symposiums, idea-sharing, art, creative activities, education and action.
This week we’re talking about outworkers, women who work for Melbourne’s textile industry out of their own homes. Many are non-English speaking migrants working for well below the award wage with no benefits. That is until they’re introduced to the Textile Clothing and Footwear Union through nonprofit organisation Ethical Clothing Australia. We talk to Hong Noowin (name changed) whose worked as an outworker for 16 years, Sabrina Crawley from ECA and Beth McPherson from the TCFU.
Presenters and guests are Pam Vardy, Stephen Ryan – Dicksonia Rare Plants Nursery, Penny Woodward – author and edible plant expert, and interview with Karen Hall – author “Wychwood”.
Voices from the Gaslands. Lock the Gate Alliance has created a series of short videos telling the stories of Queenslanders whose lives have been effected by coal seam gas mining. We listen to some of these and also talk to Uncle Judulu Neal from the Woomera Nation Djungan who is fighting to protect his home and his spiritual heritage from fracking. We speak with Millie Telford a Bundjalung woman, instrumental in setting up SEED an Indigenous youth environmental organisation.
The individual & the organization – highlighting the animal welfare cost of wild animal tourism. Philippa Wilkinson, a Melbourne-based veterinary nurse, shares the personal story of her passion to educate travelers about the animals caught up in the wild animal tourism industry, including plans to produce an educational documentary to encourage tourist to make compassionate holiday entertainment choices.
News from NE Victoria; religious exemptions and how they can hurt people; From Blues to Rainbows.
Solidarity Breakfast’s Bill Deller passed away suddenly on Friday 17 October 2014. The Solidarity Breakfast Show and the 3CR community are deeply saddened by his passing. In honour of him and his fighting spirit the show goes on. Lynne Beaton joins Annie to look at Peter Norman Day celebrations in Melbourne; we speak to Spike from 3cr’s Roominations show about the Homelessness Persons Union; plus Kevin Healey’s The Week That Was. And a repeat of Bill’s final interview with Noah Bassil. Vale Bill Deller.
Three women anti-nuclear activists tell their stories: Kaori Izumi was part of the grassroots campaign to shutdown Japan’s nuclear power plants, after the Fukushima disaster. Winona LaDuke, has spent much of her life working to oppose uranium mining on indigenous land. Alice Slater is part of a global initiative to ban nuclear weapons. This edition from the Making Contact Radio Project.
Today we celebrate one of our unsung sports heroes, the late Peter Norman. Norman stood on the Olympic dias in Mexico 1968, as silver medallist in the 200 metres, in full support of black Americans Tommie Smith and John Carlos as they gave the black power salute to protest racism. Norman was ostracised by Australian athletics officials when he returned home, and spurned for the rest of his life but in the US October 9 is designated each year as ‘Peter Norman Day’.
Beyond Zero talks to Stefan Jarnason about Solar Analytics; software and hardware designed to monitor the performance of solar systems to assist solar households either remedy under performance or choose a reliable system.
Chinland thawng, Kawlram thawng, Ram dang thawng, Ngandamnak le Lai zuun hla dawh hna an si.
Alice Carr who is the President of the Progressive Atheists spoke about the group and what the New and Old Atheism is, what needs religion meets, and if the New Atheism can compete with religion.
The Plumbers Union weekly radio show. Presented by The Plumbing Trades Employment Union (PTEU).
Valerie and Trish interviewed two key members of OSMAD’s new production, the Mel Brooks Musical ‘The Producers’ – producer Richard Beveridge and costume organiser Jan Goldsmith.
When are you too old to take risks? Lisa is 50 and the main character in Helen Brown’s, ‘Tumbledown Manor’. And explore the city/country divide in Robert Hollingworth’s, ‘The Colour of the Night’.
There less people with disabilities employed than the general population Two recent studies reflect this 54.4 people w disabilities are working capered to 84% of the general population.This other study suggests even greater disparity with only 39.9% of People With Disabilities are working compared to 79.4 of People without disabilities.We Spoke with Jess May CEO of Enabled Employment about the innovative ways Enabled Employment is getting more People with Disabilities working.
The Sydney Solidarity Network has sprung up recently, informed and inspired by other grassroots-based organising and fighting organisations like Seattle Solidarity Network in the United States and UNITE the fighting union for fast food and retail workers here in Victoria. Stick Together caught up with a couple of members to talk about SydSol’s foundation and activities as well as one of their most recent battles with the member at the centre of it.
A jam packed show: reasons to divest from fossil fuel – Vivien talks to participants at an Erskenville workshop and Mara Boon and Bob Welsh speak to the good economics of divestment. Christine Milne defends the RET and the Pacific Warriors come to Australia to highlight that their homes are going under due to the rest of the world’s failure to take action on climate change.
Hoy comentarios e información sobre el eclipse lunar del 8 de octubre y el impacto en nosotros y naturaleza. Noticias y temas: Poner fin a la violencia hacia las niñas. Denuncia del matrimonio de una niña de 12 años. México: aprobó promulgar ley de descanso a futuras madres antes y después del parto. Mensaje por el día de la salud mental. Cruzada contra acoso callejero y mucho mas, gracias por escucharnos, felicidades!
Cathie Bond is a Victorian refugee advocate, artist and a contributor and organiser of an exhibition in Geelong titled Out of Darkness. Through painting, textiles and sculpture, among other mediums, it aims to show how refugees deal with their flight from persecution and how they try to cope with the cruelty and inhumanity of Australia’s policies on asylum-seekers. We talk to Cathie about her work and the exhibition.
Labour news from the Asia Pacific region. Interview about the Occupy Hong Kong movement and labour relations in mainland China, with Eli Friedman, Cornell University ILR school, author of Insurgency Trap. Asia Pacific Currents is produced by Australia Asia Worker Links.
Sue Smith from the Self Advocacy Resource Unit (SARU) joins Tim and Pauline from AMIDA to explain how the self advocacy model works and why it matters.
The September edition of Small Talk saw the team continue to explore issues around mental health. They also discussed the upcoming Short Statured People of Australia convention, what conventions mean to them and what they get out of the 1 week out of 52 where Short Statured People are the majority.
This weeks program is about the history of Kurds and Yazidis.
and the involvement of the US in the Middle East.
Food Not Bombs Edition. The government pours money into war memorial celebrations and new tasers for police – what does this mean? Today we will be talking generally about Militarisation, Anzac day, Cops, PSO’s and other great stuff the world throws at us…dig in!
This week on Melbourne Chautari Rupesh interviews one of Nepal’s great national cricket players, Shakti Gauchan, about his performance in the 20 – 20 World Cup.
April Bragg and Marc Westley discuss current housing issues for over 55 people and the challenges ahead for older people in trying to secure safe affordable and appropriate housing.
Girt by Sea is a program that covers political issues in the South East Asian region; In this week’s program we discuss the plight of the people who were affected by Haiyan in the Philippines and later we cover the ongoing issue of the Trans Pacific Partnership.
Un programa con noticias información y comentarios, esperamos lo disfruten, hasta la próxima semana, muchas gracias, felicidades!
Sumaia and Janielle chat with journalism student Alcyone Alphonse about the lack of representation of women of colour in the mainstream media!
On tonight’s show Jonathan discusses glyphosate increase, Monsanto investment worries and what the coalition could do to our rights to protest.
I speak with Sarah Williams from Multicultural Arts Victoria about the Rights at the Round Table forums!
Special guest presenter, writer and human rights activist, Samah Sabawi presents Part 2 of a 2 part series commemorating the Palestinian Nakbah which saw the establishment of the state of Israel & the beginning of the ethnic cleansing of Palestine.
In this episode – part 2 – Samah will be discussing the ethnic cleansing of Palestine past and present.
This month we hear highlights from Melbourne’s May Day rally, chat to the guys at Ceva in Melbourne’s north and hit the road for Victoria’s regional delegates training.
Valerie interviewed former Attorney General Rob Hulls about his new job as Adjunct Professor at RMIT. Sue interviewed Hans Hols Associate Professor at Sydney University about concerns around the new DSM5 and Sharon Malcolms, a podiatrist from NYCH, on the foot problems resulting from stilletto heels. Finally Valerie Farfalla and Sue Leigh said goodbye to Wednesday Hometime but can now be heard on Monday Breakfast at 7am.
To mark 20 years since the High Court’s decision to grant native title to Eddie Mabo and the people of the Murray Islands, we speak with Dr Bryan Keon-Cohen QC. Dr Keon-Cohen appeared in the High Court for Mabo, as well as being counsel in the Wik case. He reflects on 20 years of native title, and speaks about the significance and preparation for the famous case.