Amazon Rainforests in Brazil||Building Communities Not Prisons|| Australianama (The Book of Australia)

Friday, 30 August 2019 - 7:00am to 8:30am

Friday 30 August 2019

with Jacob Andrewartha, Meghan Street & Felix Dance

7:00am acknowledgement of country, introduction to the show.

7:03am current situation on the Djab Wurrung tent embassy and why it's important to mobilize for the camp.
7:07am a update on the Tamil asylum seeker family facing deportation by the government which was interrupted by a last-minute injunction with the court hearing happening at 10am today with a vigil for Priya and her family happening at 9:30 am flagstaff gardens 
7:15am interview with Riccelli a member of the Brazilian community in Melbourne about the Amazon rainforest fires and how we can demonstrate solidarity and build resistance.
7:30am a discussion about the current situation in the British parliament and it's implications for Brexit.
7:42am a recording of a talk by Karen Fletcher speaking at a public forum on August 20th organised by Green Left Weekly on "Building Communities: Not Prisons"

8:06am activist calendar

8:12am a interview with Samia Khatun whose launching her new book Australianama (The Book of Australia) which composes a history of muslims in Australia through Sufi poetry and contains Urdu travel tales, Persian dream texts and arabic concepts leading readers through the rich worlds of non-white people that is missing from historical records.
8:26am closing of program, more activist calendar announcements and summary of the program. 
Green Left Weekly Radio
Friday 7:00am to 8:30am
A weekly source of alternative information which aims to inspire action and organisation to put people and the environment first. Covering international political issues and struggles against the exploitation of the people and exposing the bias in mainstream media that preferences the power brokers and denies access to information.


Green Left Weekly Radio Collective