Feminism vs Capitalism, Gender in the workplace, The problem with 'Lean in' style brands of feminism, Drilling plans for the Great Australian Bight knocked back & The Winter's Tale

Monday, 2 March 2020 - 7:00am to 8:30am

Monday March 2nd 2020

7am Acknowledgment of Country 

7:14 We hear from a panel discussion at last year's Broadside conference, Rage Against the Machine: Feminism and Capitalism.

7:26 Claudia interviews Dr Donna Bridges, sociologist from Charles Sturt University, Bathurst about gender-related issues in male dominated industries with a particular focus on manual trade workers in the construction industry. It also discusses the implications for men's health including mental health issues and suicide. This is part 1 of an extended interview. 

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7:45 Ella speaks with Emma Maguire about why movements such as 'Lean in' and 'Girlbossing' are problematic, and the mutually exclusive nature of Feminism and Capitalism. Emma is a Lecturer in English and Creative Writing at James Cook University. She researches gender, digital media, and autobiography.

8:00 Judith is Joined by Peter Owen to upack last week's exciting news- Norweigian oil giant Equinor have abandoned plans to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight.

8:15 Bob Pavlich and Karen Wang talk with Ella about their upcoming production of The Winter's Tale, showing at La Mama.


Oetha- Crusin

Sunnyside- Stevie

Coloured Stone- Dancing in the Moonlight