Tuesday Breakfast

Tuesday 7:00am to 8:30am
Current affairs, media analysis, alternative media.


Hope Mathumbu and Ayaan Shirwa


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About Tuesday Breakfast

Tuesday 18 July 2017

with Michele Vescio


7:00am Angela Davis, a political activist, academic, and author speaks about the importance of building communities of struggle to achieve economic, racial and gender justice and ending the criminalisation of communities most affected by poverty and racial discrimination in a speech she delivered in October 2013 Birkbeck School of Law.

This audio segment was produced by 3CR program Accent of Women, which broadcasts every Tuesday 8.30 – 9am.


7:30am Acknowledgement of Country


7:35am 3CR In Ya Face presenters, Yvette Kean and James McKenzie speak with Niveen Abdelatty, a Sydney-based musician, dj, activist performer, and queer woman of colour about feminism, sexism, and gender disparity in the music industry, and the importance of performing music that pushes boundaries within a social and political context.

In Ya Face broadcasts live every Friday 4-5pm.


7:50am Michele speaks with George Newhouse, Principal Solicitor with the National Justice Project, about the program’s advocacy and legal service that works with Aboriginal communities to address racism in policing.


8:05am Alternative news headlines

Malta votes to legalise same-sex marriage by 66-1

Names of 27 gay men murdered by Chechnya security forces published by Novaya Gazeta after an anonymous leak from Russian Interior Ministry.

To show your support for queer men in Chechnya, you can contact your local MP and tell them to accept queer refugees from Chechnya, sign All Out's online petition, or donate to the Russian LGBT Network

Tanzania's government is cracking down on LGBTIQ rights.


8:10am 3CR Tuesday Breakfast presenter and Public Health Professional, Hope Mathumbu, shares her thoughts about Nelson Mandela Day (July 18), and about the South African humanist philosophy of Ubuntu#ActionAgainstPoverty


8:25am Community announcements

Public forum: Public Housing Forum, Sunday 23 July, 2-4pm at Seaford Community Hall. Call 0468 484 692 for more information.

Rally: Roll Against Coal, Saturday 22 July, 9am – 12pm at State Library of Victoria #StopAdani

Rally: How can we break the bipartisan support for offshore processing, Monday 24 July, 6.30 – 8.30pm at Trades Hall



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