Acting Up!

Monday 2:00pm to 2:30pm
Ratbags, Peaceniks and Agents of Change. Resistance radio that explores the movements that made us, drawing from the activist archives through to voices of resistance today. We take you under the hood to see how collectives and campaigns are formed, mobilise people, work cooperatively to transform systems of oppression and are sustained over time.

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About Acting Up!

Resistance radio that explores the movements that made us, drawing from the activist archives through to voices of resistance today.  We take you under the hood to see how collectives and campaigns are formed, mobilise people, work cooperatively to transform systems of oppression and are sustained over time. 

Current series: 8 March - 12 April 2021

Red Women.
This series celebrates the lives of revolutionary women in Australia. Passionate and dedicated, these and many other women struggled alongside their male comrades, but their stories so often went untold. This series is an important opportunity to record and archive these stories, in order to inform future generations of the struggles, celebrations, achievements and concerns of revolutionary women

Red Women is written and read by Romina Beeitsen. The stories were part of the Red Women Competition published by the CPA Guardian into a booklet. 

Over the six week series the women featured will be: 

Pauline Mitchell

Gwen Goedecke

Dr Hannah Middleton 

Beryl Miller

Eileen Whitehead 

Katharine Susanna Pritchard 

 

Previous series:

Acting Up! 45 Years of Resistance:  a special retrospective series produced by Friends of the Earth  celebrating 45 Years of mobilising communities, resisting the oppressive forces of patriachy to nuclear racism and transforming our future for a more just world for all.