Indigenous Women's Day, Facial Recognition Surveillance,Transphobia: Germaine Greer Action, Pacific Islands Forum, Poison Papers Project

Thursday, 6 September 2018 - 7:00am to 8:30am

3CR Breakfast 6 September 2018

with Em and Scheherazade

Acknowledgement of Country

Yesterday was Indigenous Women's Day so we dedicated the first half hour to Indigenous women in song.

Facial Recognition Surveillance Scheme: Lizzie O'Shea is a human rights lawyer and board member of Digital Rights Watch. She has a book being published next year on technology, history and politics. a board member at Digital Rights Watch. She joins us today to discuss the risks of the government's proposed facial recognition surveillance scheme (including racial profiling, targeting young people and jeopardising rights of protest.)

Germaine Greer action tonite: Iris Lee (3CR's Queering The Air) is a white trans femme living on Bunurong and Wurundjeri country, joining us to talk about an action tonight protesting the launch on Germaine Greer's new book, On Rape, in Melbourne tonight.

Pacific Islands ForumRonny Kareni is a West Papuan advocate on West Papua's right to self-determination. His family are part of large exodus of Papuan refugees to PNG in early 1980s. Until today, many West Papuans refugees live on Manus. Ronny joins us today to discuss the Pacific Islands Forum that has been underway this week. (Ronny is a regualr commentator on 3CR's Voice of West Papua and a previous 3CR Current Affairs Coordinator:))

Anti GMO: Jonathon R Latham is co-founder and Executive Director of the Bioscience Resource Project and the Editor of Independent Science News. Dr Latham is also the Director of the Poison Papers project which publicises documents of the chemical industry and its regulators. Dr. Latham holds a Masters degree in Crop Genetics and a PhD in Virology. He has published scientific papers in disciplines as diverse as plant ecology, plant virology, genetics and genetic engineering.

During the program we played the following SONGS (not included in podcast due to licensing agreement)  

Wave by Kaylah Truth - Wave feat. Nagra Beats Kaylah Truth is a Meerooni woman and hiphop artist of the Gurang nation and also connected with the Ngugi people of Queensland’s Quandamooka area

Still Here by JB the First Lady is an Indigenous hip-hop and spoken word artist, emcee, beat-boxer, activist, cultural dancer, and youth educator from the Nuxalk and Onondaga nations.

Agua by Lido Pimienta, a Colombian singer and producer based in Toronto An Anthem to water 

Native (Feat. Supaman) by Mariame, Cree (First Nations) artist

Tamazight by Malika Zarra, Gnawa/Moroccan Jazz fusion artist