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Decks are Stacked, the Planet Hijacked: With climbingpoetree.com and Kostas Antoniados discussing the Land Question and the capital gains pains. Why does housing hurt? My post-US event delayed until Aug 5th www.realestate4ransom.com

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This week we speak with Principal Lawyer from Eastern Community Legal Centre, Belinda Lo, about her career and community legal work. We discuss the impacts of 2014 Federal Budget on the community legal sector and the impact this will have on the women who rely on its services. We also speak with Melba Marginson from the Victoria Immigrant and Refugee Women’s Coalition about their latest projects, including their successful women’s leadership programs, ‘Building Bridges’.

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Bill and annie discuss the significance of women in struggle beyond the second wave of feminism, with Lynn Beaton (shifting horizons). Dave Bacon from California discuss the detention of tens of thousands of Child refugees in the USA and Anitra Nelson (Adjunct prof RMIT) discusses the excitement surrounding Thomas Picketys new critic of wealth division throughout the world and Kevin healey has a nother look at ‘the week that was.”

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Norm Phelps wrote in his book ,”The Longest Struggle” covering Animal Advocacy from Pythagorus to PETA,“THANKS TO KAREN DAVIS, CHICKENS &TURKEYS ARE NOW FRONT & CENTRE ON THE ANIMAL RIGHTS AGENDA”. We chat with the pioneering Karen Davis about some issues that are ignited by this industry where our fellow winged species are imprisoned & abused because of humankinds thoughtless & cruel taste for cheap meat.

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Our guest this week is Rei Alphonso from Lighthouse talking about workshops to be held on 8 August; AIDS2014 strength defies tragedy; backlash against Ian Thorpe – really?; OOTP has reached its radiothon target, many thanks! Please support other shows if possible.

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Movement History: From Green Bans to Direct Action on Coal.
Reflections on the Australian Environment movement from three inspiring changemakers. Jack Mundey’s role leading the Builders Labourers Federation in the Green Bans movement, in which workers refused to work on projects that were environmentally and/or socially unjust. Dave Kerrin’s foundation the Earthworker Cooperative and Holly Creenaune shares her analysis of the last decade of the movement to turn climate change around.

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Presenters and guests are Pam Vardy, AB, Penny Woodward – author and edible plant expert, and Evan Gaulke – Ochre Landscapes.

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Labour news from Australia, Indonesia, The Philippines, Cambodia, Thailand, Turkey, and Palestine. Interview with Ji Ungpakorn, exiled Thai activist and commentator, on the recent military coup in Thailand. Asia Pacific Currents is a program of Australia Asia Worker Links.

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The opening of Four Mile Uranium mine in SA on June 25th 2014 is another sorry tale of uranium mining sneaking its way onto country. Four Mile is a project with no financial viability, controversy over whether there was local Indigenous community support, & destructive in-situ leach mining. Hear from the Greens MLC Mark Parnell, Environmental Engineer Dr Gavin Mudd, and Elder Eunice Marsh.

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Today we talk to gay footballer Jason Ball about Ian Thorpe’s coming out and the homophobic remarks by Channel Seven football commentator, Brian Taylor – all in the one week.

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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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Chris and Bill take their usual lefty look at the week in politics from the Middle east to Canberra and oh Ukraine.

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Beyond Zero Emissions talks to Mark Summerfield about patents and Tesla’s recent decision to make their patents available to other users ‘in good faith.’

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This week on women on the line we’ll be examining the Federal cuts to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health programs, the high rates of incarceration of indigenous women, women as victims in fiction and women missing from book reviews. Joining us is Lisa Briggs, CEO of the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation, Aboriginal women’s prison rights advocate Vickie Roach and crime novelist and owner of Clan Destine Press, Lindy Cameron.

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Van Dawt Cin live concert konghe pehtlai in Pu Van Kung Ling he biaruahnak, theihtlei te te le lai zuun hla dawh hna an si lai.

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Valerie and Trish interviewed Cath Ferla and Gemma Horbury (conductor) of Orkeztra Glasso Bashalde – a local world music orchestra that meets in Northcote and plays Klezmer/Jewish, Middle Eastern/Arabic, Greek Macedonian and other Balkan and Romany Gypsy music in a safe supportive environment. The Orkeztra is running a composition competition in conjunction with the Darebin Music Feast.

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Ouyang Yu explores the changing ethical and social landscape of china in his erotic novel, ‘Diary of a Naked Official’. Cray Craddock talks rare books in the second half of the show.

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It’s inevitable – There will be cuts to Disability Support Pension with the Federal Government’s McClure report. We spoke with Martin Butcher, CEO of Disability Advocacy Information Service www.dais.org.au and the McClure report can be seen here: http://www.dss.gov.au/our-responsibilities/review-of-australia-s-welfare...

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1) His week that was – Kevin Healy, focus on Palestine 2) Vivienne Porzgelt 3) Samoh Sabwi 4) Asylum seekers outrage – Dr Brian Senewaratne 5) Post WWII Holland – Jack Smit.

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The team finds out why we’re totally addicted to bass, learns about a project to wiki-bomb the internet with female researchers, and gets the straight dope on drugs in sport.

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Indian Camps. Today we talk to Tamil Refugee Council convenor Aran Mylvaganam about the persecution that Tamils face in Indian refugee camps, putting the lie to the Australian Government claims that these places are safe and peaceful.

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Arts, health and HIV: We interview Michael Costello-Czok and Peter Waples-Crowe about Indigenous content at AIDS 2014 in Melbourne and the Pre-Conference in Sydney, and Russell Walsh, co-curator of the Transmissions: Archiving HIV/AIDS 1979-2014 exhibition.

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

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Wendy Fleming poet and member of Melbourne Poets Union reads her poetry and is interviewed by Spoken Word producer Diana Cousins.

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Charlotte, Kate, Brendon and Mark discuss the important role of community connectedness and collective awareness in the recovery and maintenance of mental health and well-being.

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The latest from Defence of Government Schools
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Val and Andy from hell5oo cover the new thing in extreme cycling everesting, www.everesting.cc that is riding the elevation of Mt Everest in one ride! A survey on the Victorian Road rules is being run on www.roadsaftey.vic.gov.au, the online survey will run till July 27th. Have your say.

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Aboredena hamdi Ramadan. We wish all Saay Xaba listener a Happy and prosperous Ramadan. Today’s program consists of Din Mihrira, Somen Aboredena Hamdi, Zi daay Hera. For your comments and feed back please email us on: saayxaba@hotmail.com

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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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Norrie, Tim and Maria speak with Kairsty Wilson from AED Legal Centre (Association of Employees with Disability) about wages for workers in Disability Enterprises. In December 2012, the Full Federal Court ruled that the Business Services Wage Assessment Tool (BSWAT) used to set wages for employees with intellectual disability in ADEs was unlawful under the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA). In November 2013, the United Nations recommended Australia immediately stop using BSWAT. The fight for wage justice continues.

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Beyond Zero Community broadcasts The Inevitable Rise and Rise of Solar Power in Australia.

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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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