Thursday Breakfast

Thursday 7:00am to 8:30am
Current affairs, media analysis, alternative media.

Carly Baque, Priya Kunjan, Rosie Isaac and Mallika Murthy

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Thursday 10th June 2021

 

Acknowledgement of Country

 

News Headline

 

We hear Behrouz Boochani speaking as part of the program 'Infrastructural Inequalities: Resistant Media and Abolitionist Futures'(link is external) broadcast online on 14th May. The panel focused on carceral infrastructures and the struggle to abolish them. Infrastructural Inequalities is a journal and public program that investigates how infrastructural systems distribute resources, capacities, and harms in differentiated and unjust ways. Behrouz Boochani is a Kurdish Iranian writer, journalist, scholar, cultural advocate, filmmaker and former refugee.

 

Julia Dehm joins us to discuss an open letter, from a group of Legal experts, calling on Australian government to support a trade law waiver to address global COVID-19 vaccine production. Julia Dehm is a Senior Lecturer at the La Trobe Law School. Her research addresses international and domestic climate change and environmental law and questions of human rights, economic inequality and social justice. 

 

Mudit Vyas (link is external)joins us to speak about the experiences of International Students in Melbourne, during COVID-19. Mudit is a graduate researcher at Monash University, majoring in the study of Cultural Industries. Mudit has been challenging some of the changes last year at Universities around online delivery of courses and the continued mass intake of international students. 

 

Dr Lesley Russell, Associate Professor at the Menzies Centre for Health Policy, University of Sydney, joins us to speak about the recently announced changes to the Medicare Benefits Schedule, and their impacts on consumers, doctors and insurers, with a public health and health equity framing.

 

Songs

Squidgenini - Into My Heart(link is external)

Tseba ft. Electric Fields - Must Be Love(link is external)

Ziggy Ramo ft. Paul Kelly - Little Things

 

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