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Melbourne is thinking about the Olympics… Well, we’ve already got them- the Special Olympics! The Special Olympics are on from October 20-25th. This week we are joined by athletes Kristen Hughes and Adrian Salvatore and head Coach of Athletics for the Special Olympics Suzi Strasser.

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#Hands Up Dont Shoot: Keillor MacDuff (@tekeiller) reports in from Ferguson on the continuing crisis following the tragic shooting of Michael Brown. Economic pressures loom in the background. Dont forget our 123rd annual dinner, sept 3, www.earthsharing.org.au

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Spoken Word producer Peter Davis records poet Geoff Prince. This program presents poetry from DAX Centre mental health poetry collection. See links suggested to check out more great poets from DAX Centre.

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Raising Our Voices celebrates 27 years on air this month. Pauline Williams and Luke Nelson take a look at the state of Victorian politics for housing and disability services in light of the NDIS.

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Val and Faith kick off a wintery morning’s show with bike moments and some local news, the proposed separated bike lanes for St Kilda Rd. Our studio guest this week is Colin Bell of Sunbury Cycling Club who joins us to talk about Melbourne’s newest cyclocross series, Fields of Joy. We finish up with a quick round up of events coming up.

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Lia Incognita and Thanh Hang chat with writer, Maddee Clark, and artist and health worker, Peter Waples-Crowe about queerness, Aboriginality, intergenerational and international knowledge sharing.

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“The True Measure of Any Society can be found in how it treats its most vulnerable members” – Ghandi. We speak with Phil Arkow from the Link Coalition about the link between animal abuse & human violence. We also hear from Judy Johnson OAM from the Pets in Peril Domestic Violence Service, Dr Liz Walker, CEO of Lort Smith Hospital & Michael Beatty from RSPCA Qld.

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Lauryn re sport research; sport exemptions overkill; Tasty apology.

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Possum Magic! The tall trees of Toolangi in Melbourne’s backyard are still falling, driving the Leadbeater’s Possum down the road to extinction. However, there is a plan. It’s called the Great Forest National Park. Guests: Sarah Rees, MyEnvironment and Great Forest National Park, Lyn Dean, Knitting Nannas of Toolangi, Trent Patten, possum-suit wearer at GPO Fridays and Andrew Lincoln, Fauna and Flora Research Collective. Produced by Gem Romuld.

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Presenters and guests are Pam Vardy, AB, Virginia Heywood, and Graham Sargeant – Silkys Rose Farm, Clonbinane.

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Labour news from Bangladesh, Taiwan, China, Thailand, Pakistan and Palestine. Interview with Nic McLellan, Pacific region activist and writer, on the issues facing Pacific island countries and report back on the Pacific Island forum. Asia Pacific Currents is a program of Australia Asia Worker Links.

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Bill and Annie hear from a Refusnik (Israeli military who refuse to fight), from Dr Noah Bassill and from Kevin Healey (TITWTW).
Matt Bacon describes structural unemployment in the USA and more.

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On this weeks show we cover faith, community, feminism and family. Geraldine Atkinson, Deputy Chairperson of the Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care talks to us about the risk of governments creating another Stolen Generation. And writer, thinker and feminist Amanpreet S.K. Sahota tells us about her faith as a Sikh woman.

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Today’s Program consists of: Qira atul Quran, Din Mihrira, Ziqerenewa Zisemenew, Zidaay Hera. Other various Harari songs and zikr and community announcement. For your comments and thoughts please email us on saayxaba@hotmail.com

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Bill and Chris take their usual lefty look at the world of politics and pass by the gaza strip, Ukraine and some weirdo politicals in Oz.

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3CR Resident Historian Glen Davis joins Susanna for a closer look at our little-known Australian history, while the Bagman gives his take on current affairs. News Views and What-Have-Youse.

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Beyond Zero Emissions talks to Daniel Schnitzer, founder of Earth Spark about charitable and entrepreneurial renewable electricity in Haiti.

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Pu Lian Ding Hmung, Australia Chin Federation (ACF) Conference i an President he Conference kong biahalnak le bialehNAK a si lai. Rak ngai cio uh.

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The director of the 2014 Melbourne Writers’ Festival, Lisa Dempster, speaks about this year’s highlights. In this moving story,’The Eye of the Sheep’, Sofie Laguna has Jimmy seeing his family and his world in a different way.

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Kate Milan interviews Chris about his life experiences and road to recovery from mental health challenges.

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1) His week that was – Kevin Healy 2) Anarchist Bookfair- Teigan Evans, Bookfair Collective 3) “Gone as low and we’ll go” with asylum seeker policy- Jack Smit, Project SafeCom 4) Election in Colombia- Dr Ralph Newmark, Director of Latin American Studies, Latrobe University 5) Reality of life in occupied west bank- Bruce and Brian.

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We speak with Pilar aguilera from the National
Campaign for Truth and Justice in Chile, on the
extradition request to extradite Adriana Rivas, a
former employee of Pinochet’s torture centre
Simon bolivar Barracks. The chilean government is
requesting her to be tried. The Chilean community
in Australia campaigns to achieve truth and justice.

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Cruelty 2 Children. Today we talk to Misha Coleman from the Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce to explore the horrific cruelty dished out to children in detention.

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The Australian Council for the Defence of Government Schools (DOGS) looks at public education and separation of church and state. www.adogs.info

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Astroboy to Godzilla. Exploring nuclear themes in pop culture
Radioactivity… it’s awe-inspiring and terrible power seems to be an addictive plot device for countless comic, film and TV producers. This week we’re looking at some examples, how they’ve mutated throughout history (excuse the pun) and what they’re trying to tell us. We speak to anti-nuclear afficionados Lucy Hancock and AC Hunter, Michael Broderick, associate professor of Media Analysis at Murdoch University and Zach, who is in Grade 6 and knows all the superheroes.
The mystery and unpredictable power of nuclear radiation has been capturing creative imaginations since the Manhattan Project and will continue to do so for a long time to come.

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Today Bill Deller and I discuss the ignorance of sports heroes that is behind cricket stars Glenn McGrath and Brett Lee giving signed cricket bats to the Immigration Minister Scott Morrison to help him seduce Indian goverrnment officials into sending back asylum-seekers to India.

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Lost in Science looks at microscopes through the lens of art, finds out if science can tell us if organic food is better for us and takes a look at how epigenetic research is developing.

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Tune in to the Beyond Zero Emmissions Community Show for new and views on clean energy solutions and community campaigns.

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Valerie and Trish interviewed La Mama’s artistic director Liz Jones about the ‘Celebrating Women Festival 2014’ taking place at La Mama over July and August.

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

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Is there a wave of action on environmental matters happening all over the place, or is it just the hopeful imaginings of Dirt Radio? This week we start with an up-date, locally and globally. Then we move to Seaspray, a coastal town in eastern Victoria, where the community have launched a massive campaign against coal seam gas extraction. Find out the implications for the state election coming up in November.

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Programa dedicado a conmemorar el día de la madre, cariñosamente un saludo gigante para todas ustedes. comentarios, noticias. Cuídense felicidades!

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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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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.

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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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SmallTalk Decemeber 2013 show. Interview with Blake Johnston – Dwarf Entertainer, Carole Lander – Author of Litttle People Big Lives and mum, Leisa Prowd on Dwarf Entertainment.

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Fair Work Australia rules that it was legal for Filipino migrant workers to be paid $2.68 an hour on a Maersk drilling rig off WA coast. RACV call centre workers stop work for the 7th time in support of their EBA campaign. Interviews with Christy Cain, MUA, and David Leydon, ASU.

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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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The 6th and final part in a series of conversations with Pauline Mitchell discussing her life and times, conducted by Tuesday Hometime presenter Jan Bartlett.

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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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