Creative Dissent: the pen (and voice) is mightier

Sunday, 12 June 2016 - 11:00am to 11:30am

This week we’re listening to poets, spoken word artists, activists and musicians who are changing hearts and minds with their art. Movements for change and justice come alive in the mouths of artists, and it’s a well known fact that a perfectly delivered rhyme can impart understanding in a way that a lecture never can. 

The themes in this episode range from colonialism, climate change, Aboriginal sovereignty, nationalism, nuclear disaster, direct action and love on the frontlines. 

Featuring Neil Morris (Yorta Yorta), Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner (Marshall Islands), Taeko Mutoh (Japan), the Lurkers, D Rad (New Zealand) and Candy Royalle.    

Image: on Invasion Day 2016 (26 January) tram and bus-stop posters were replaced with pro-sovereignty messages across Melbourne. 

This weeks' show is #1039 and was produced by Gem Romuld.

A banner that's painted in the aboriginal flag colours. The banner says Always Was Always Will Be
Sunday 11:00am to 11:30am
Local and global environmental issues from grassroots, activist perspectives with a strong social justice focus. Distributed nationally on the Community Radio Network.


Phil Evans, Bec Horridge, Eiddwen Jeffery, Judith Peppard & Jacob Gamble