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Friday 10th August 2018

with Jacob and Zane

7:00am acknowledgement of country 

7:02am News:

- Alex Bhathal announces she will not recontest seat of Cooper at upcoming federal election after she and her family have faced extensive sustained bullying from political rivals in the Greens

- Victorian government bans sky news from train stations after they invited neo nazi Blair Cottrell on for interview

7:15am Green Left Radio's Lalitha Chelliah speaks with Pakistani socialist Sarah Eleazar about national elections in Pakistan. A political earthquake occurred with former cricket star Imran Khan elected prime minister, alongside gains for the far left. What the government of Khan does in government remains to be seen as the party does not have a clear political program beyond general promises to fight corruption and create change.

7:34 News:
  -Winning justice for David Dungay, a Dunghutti man who died after being pinned down by corrections officers in Long Bay Jail
Pay rises for CEOs despite stagnating wages for workers
- Worst drought in living memory - just don't mention climate change
 
7:48 Jacob and Zane interview Sabrina Saeed, an international student at the university of Newcastle, about a wave of student protests sweeping Bangladesh. The protests have been met with harsh repression by police and vigilantes.
 
8am activist calendar
 
8:10am Jacob and Zane speak with Ed Amame about the Disarm Universities campaign that aims to break ties between universities and weapons manufacturers.
 

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