This week on Earth Matters, campaigns against three conservative state governments, in Western Australia, New South Wales and Victoria, where environment groups say the interests of shooters, gold prospectors and agriculturalists are being placed ahead of biodiversity protection, animal welfare and public safety. Guests: Keith Bradby, from Gondwana Link in South Western Australia, Justin McKee, National Parks Association of NSW, Phil Ingamells, Victorian National Parks Association.
Au Loongyu editor of the China Labour Net website provides analysis of the 40-day strike by Hong Kong dock workers. Then Monizuman Masum, General Secretary of the National Democratic Labour Federation in Bangladesh gives a report on the tragic Rana Plaza collapose, which has killed over 1,000 workers and counting.
3CR Resident Historian Glen Davis joins Susanna for a closer look at our little-known Australian history, while the Bagman and Lisa gives their take on current affairs. News Views and What-Have-Youse.
Chris, Bill and a delayed Sigrid discuss the Federal Budget, Gillard and Abbott and the attack on the poor and underprivileged. Syria and the return of the USA’s cannibalistic friends and more.
Who still writes love letters? Yvette Walker has characters writing in three different times and countries in this wonderful debut novel, ‘Letters to the end of Love’. Danny Katz provides an irreverant view of his Canadian identity in ‘Joyful Strains’, an anthology of essays by a range of authors who have come to live in Australia. We see what Australia has become through the eyes of expatriates from other countries.
Valerie interviewed Ward Theatre Company director and founder Wendy Ward about her new show ‘A Death In The Family’ – an original adaptation of James Agee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel – at Ward Theatre, Footscray.
This week we look at the state of science literacy in Australia and overseas, talk about whether the Y chromosome is going to go extinct, and speak to researcher Hayley Bates about the Mountain Pygmy-possum.
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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.
His week that was – Kevin Healy; Dr Tim Anderson in Venezuela; Commemorating Al Nakbaq – Abul Ramadi; Refugees in the community and hypocrisy over Raoel Wallenberg – Jack Smit; pressure to remove CHOGM from Sri Lanka – Dr Brian Senewaratne; remembering genocide exhibition – Ron Guy.
Jonathan discusses some positive and not so positive news from the world of food.
On this weeks program we review recent events including CycloFemme Rides. Other topics: 2013 Victorian State Budget – bicycle funding – not a lot in the kitty … again and local councils not being cycling-friendly, Stonnington Council reject new bike lanes for Chapel Street & Boroondara Council reject the Darebin Creek Trail-Yarra Trail Link. We interview Tina McCarthy from Wheel Women about her inspirational work that includes introducing women to cycling, AustCycle training, women specific cycling programs and having fun!
On this edition of Women on the Line, Jessica Alice talks to web developer and social media coordinator Anna Spargo Ryan about Facebook’s misogyny problem. Why does Facebook allow content that promotes violence against women but bans images of women breastfeeding? And do advertisers have any say in where their ads end up on Facebook? We also take a look at Dove’s new viral ad campaign that has attracted both praise and skepticism.
Rethinking the Pig. From humble jungle beginnings, today the pig is the one of the most prolific mammals on earth, yet almost invisible. Dr Brett Mizelle has learnt a trough-load about pigs since researching his book, ‘Pig’. We hear an Australian perspective from Paul Mahoney, co-founder of the local group, Melbourne Pig Save. Also, Emma Haswell, founder of Brightside Farm Sanctuary in Tasmania.
Presenters and guests are Pam Vardy, Stephen Ryan – Dicksonia Rare Plants Nursery, Diana sargeant – Silkies Rose Farm, and AB.
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.
All about the I in GLBTIQ: Lia Incognita talks to Morgan Carpenter, Secretary of OII Australia, and Phoebe Hart, the filmmaker behind Orchids: My Intersex Adventure, about issues facing intersex people including coercive medical interventions, stigmatisation and discrimination.
Guests are Debbie Brennan and Jackie Wykes talking about next Sunday’s panel on women and bodies; marriage rally wrap-up good media on trans young person.
The team, Bill, lali, Annie and producer Adrian are joined by Nation/Salon.com writer from the USA, Josh Eidelson to discuss a resurgence of working class activity in the states. By Dr Noah Bassill from MacQuarie Uni to talk Syria and the ‘That is the week that was’ presented by Kevin Healey and Humphrey McQueen to talk Disability Insurance and why extending the Medicare levy is so reactionary.
This week’s program on What’s The Score $port, looks at the massive increase in gambling advertsing on sports TV telecasts.
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Associate Professor Mark Diesendorf, of the Institute of Environmental Studies at UNSW, talks about his recent peer-reviewed study on 100% renewable energy grid for Australia.
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The latest from the Plumbers’ Union on radio fortnightly on 3CR 855AM, Thursdays 6.30-7am.
Ben Rinaudo, Brendon Clarke and Andrea interview passionate mental health advocate and poet Lana Woolf about her work and her interests.
Elmira Paris is from the Ninoy Librado Development Foundation, which is a labour movement organisation in the city of Davao, on the island of Mindanao in the Philippines. I met her at a conference of the NLDF that brought a whole bunch of unionists in Mindanao together to exchange ideas and organising techniques.
This week on Dirt Radio, we discuss where the big four banks invest your dosh. Turns out that lots of it goes into the coal and coal seam gas industries, the ones that are digging up big in Queensland and planning to sail coal ladden ship throught the environmentally fragile barrier reef.
Labour updates from the Asia Pacific region focusing on May Day, Hong Kong, Bangladesh and Indonesia. Interview with Vasudevan Nambiath, Secretary of the New Trade Union Initiative, talking about May activities in India. Asia Pacific Currents is the program of Australia Asia Worker Links.
The Wild West, WA-Walking-Wiluna. On this weeks show we hear from Mia Pepper, KA Garlick and Kado Muir about the challenges that have arisen since a pro-uranium mining government got in in 2008. The 3 week walkatjurra walkabout is a part of that fight and will strengthen the community’s links with the beautiful country that is threatened by the bulldozer.
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Success stories in the climate movement. Interviews with John Hepburn from The Sunrise Project, Zane Alcorn on the two-year delay to Newcastle’s proposed fourth coal terminal and Justin Whelan from Uniting Church who have just disinvested the whole church from fossil investments.
Cam & Andy talk to Belinda Hawkins about her book covering the Jock Palfreeman case, Every Parent’s Nightmare. Also discussed: why speakers are pulling out of the Historical Materialism Conference and Clive Palmer (as played by Ben Pobjie).
This week’s edition of Defence of Government Schools. Tune in for the latest on education issues.
This month we spoke to William Dai about being a labour hire casual and we took a look at the role of community activists in industrial disputes.
On Small Talk in November Merry and Sam are on the mic talking everything Dwarfism Awareness Month. How the concept came about, what it achieved and where they see it going in the future. For more information contact the team on email@example.com or through Facebook.
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.
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