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Kylie guest features on this edition of Spoken Word. Topics include poetry venues, GLBTI experiences, refugee rights. Producer Peter Davis.

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In our annual Lost in Science (Fiction) episode for Halloween, the team explore some of the real world science behind cinematic and fictional science, including how people interact online and with AIs compared with the film Her, how natural superpowers could influence fictional superheroes, and what does it really mean to be a X-men style mutant?

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The courtesan in Amy Tan’s, ‘The valley of Amazement’, provides a unique perspective into the culture and histpry of China.

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Finding the signal in the noise: Dr Jack Barton & Dr Bob Stimpson (aurin.org.au) join to discuss the good news story behind big data. We cover the macro analysis possible with geo-spatial analysis and the relevance of location, location to enabling better decision making! Elsewise we are flying blind!!! www.prosper.org.au

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His week that was- Kevin Healy; Sri Lanka – Dr Brian Senewaratne; Pride preview and issues in Britain – Sue Leigh; Bolivia elections – Dr Ralph Newmark; Sydney peace activist Nick Deane.

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Olfat Mahmoud is the founder and director of the Pealestinian Women’s humanitarian Organisation in Lebanon. She is a Palestinian refugee, a nurse, a university lecturer and an advocate for peace and justice for the forgotten Palestinians languishing in refugee camps in the Middle East.

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Listen to a discussion about responses to racism within the queer community and a discussion and other current affairs.

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We chat with Stormy May, creator of the inspiring & thought provoking documentary, “The Path of The Horse” which for many of us begs the question, “Should we be riding horses at all?”
We also chat with Ward Young, Communications Manager at the Coalition for the Protection of Racehorses.

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Gough, Religion, marriage campaign, Universal Periodic Review and lots coming up.

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This week on Earth Matters, the Western Australian government is proposing changes to the state’s Aboriginal Heritage Act, largely to benefit the mining industry. If the proposed legislation goes ahead, Aboriginal heritage sites that are already badly protected could be destroyed without consultation with Traditional Owners.
We also hear about fossil fuel divestment campaigns on Australian university campuses, and catch up on negotiations on the review of the Renewable Energy Target.

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Tribute show to Bill Deller. Lynne Beaton and Lalitha Chelliah join Annie McLoughlin and others to talk about Bill’s legacy to the progressive side of politics.

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We take a look at nuclear waste management, and in particular, the calls for a consultative approach to this long standing issue: The possibility of an open dialogue between environmental groups, Aboriginal groups, unions, landholders, government and the nuclear industry, that might canvass the full range of options for nuclear waste management in Australia. We speak with anti nuclear activists from Sweden about how the issue has been approached there.

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Over the last four years Karen Pickering has cultivated and curated a safe but lively space for feminists from all walks of life to debate, share experiences and have a laugh about a huge range of issues. The space is a live talk show called Cherchez La Femme and on this weeks episode of women on the line we’ll hear some of the audio from the last event on feminism and ageing.

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Sue Duffy, the Historian and the Bagman give their views on issues of the day.

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Beyond Zero talks to Clinton Wood from Lighthouse Infrastructure about financing solar installations plus the RET and CEFC.

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Dr Rachel Briggs from the school of philosophy Australian National University, spoke about truth making. Answering questions such as is there any such thing as truth? What is the difference between truth makers and truth bearers?

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Shane and Anne from HAAG bring you older persons’ housing activist news with a focus this month on pets – why they’re important, and what are your rights.

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Local and national analysis from an anarchist perspective anarchistage@yahoo.com

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Misha Coleman, chief executive of the Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce, lived and worked in Cambodia and Vietnam for seven years. Today we tap into her personal experiences to explore the dreadful fate ahead for about 1000 refugees the Australian government plans to send to Cambodia, one of the most corrupt, poverty-stricken countries in the world.

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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”.

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The latest education news from Defence of Government Schools.

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Labour news from the Asia Pacific region. Interview with Shaun Harris, uncle of Ms. Julieka Dhu, an Aboriginal woman who died in police cells. Shaun is organising a National Day of Action against Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. Asia Pacific Currents is produced by Australia Asia Worker Links.

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Chris Gaffney and Kevin Healey discuss Abbott’s desire to shirtfront Putin.

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Les saludamos con comentarios sobre el clima, la construcción de carretera obliga a propietarios a vender sus hogares. precios del petrol. Australia tiene mas millonarios en el mundo. Triunfo de Evo Morales. Demanda de campesinos colombianos a compania petrolera. Estas son algunas de las informaciones que entregamos en este programa. felicidades amor y paz.

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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’.

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Chinland thawng, Kawlram thawng, Ram dang thawng, Ngandamnak le Lai zuun hla dawh hna an si.

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The Plumbers Union weekly radio show. Presented by The Plumbing Trades Employment Union (PTEU).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Special presentation “Australian all Harari’s a fundraising event get together”. For your thoughts and feedback please email us on Saayxaba@hotmail.com.

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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.

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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.

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This weeks program is about the history of Kurds and Yazidis.
and the involvement of the US in the Middle East.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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Un programa con noticias información y comentarios, esperamos lo disfruten, hasta la próxima semana, muchas gracias, felicidades!

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Sumaia and Janielle chat with journalism student Alcyone Alphonse about the lack of representation of women of colour in the mainstream media!

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On tonight’s show Jonathan discusses glyphosate increase, Monsanto investment worries and what the coalition could do to our rights to protest.

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I speak with Sarah Williams from Multicultural Arts Victoria about the Rights at the Round Table forums!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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