Interviews with Tim Gooden trade unionist of the year former secretary of Geelong Trades Hall re current politics and why he is standing as a candidate for Victorian Socialists in the West;; Tanya Davidge, president of Our City Our Square re privatrisatio

Friday, 21 September 2018 - 7:00am to 8:30am

7am intro and acknowledgement of country

7:02am News:

- NT Labor announces cops at schools in NT

- Morrison gov't announces new private school funding gravy train 

- Dutton no confidence motion

7:15am Jacob and Zane speak with Tim Gooden, former Geelong Trades and Labour Council secretary and Victorian Socialists Lead candidate for the Western Region upper house seat at the November 24 Victorian election. 
Key issues include job creation in regional areas, improved healthcare and education, how the State government could support the change the rules campaign, renationalising the energy sector and other privatised services, retooling the old Ford factory for electric Vehicle manufacturing. Crucially, Vic socialists see seats in parliament not as an end in themselves but as a pathway to strengthen people powered campaigns in the street.

 7:33am News:- Indie group Band of Montreal joins other acts in pulling out of Israeli music festival

- Australian artists back call for boycott of Eurovision song contest which is to be held in Israel, and urge SBS not to participate

7:45am Jacob and Zane speak with Tanya Davidge, president of Our City Our Square. The group is spearheading a campaign to prevent the privatisation of a key chunk of Fed square by the Andrews government, who want to hock it off to Apple.

7:58am Green Left Weekly announces new supporter model as our people powered activist media model evolves.

8;am activist calendar 

8:08 News:

Unionists break from Labor over TPP sell out as ALP parliamentary caucus backs TPP free trade deal in direct contravention of party policy voted on by the rank and file.

MUA and ACTU speak out against the craven sell out by the party inner circle and Hunter Workers secretary Daniel Wallace quits ALP in response.

8:26am Breaking News: AEU condemns Prime Minister Morrison's multibillion dollar handout to elite private schools and flags intention to campaign against Liberals in 18 marginal seats in response


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