Citizenship-Stripping Laws; Plastic Ocean Disaster; Research Funding only in "National Interest"; Just Give Me The Pills by Koraly Dimitriadis; Women's Muesum

Wednesday, 28 November 2018 - 7:00am to 8:30am

Today on the show with Dean, Eiddwen, Judith and William [Times in brackets] We at 3CR are proud to acknowledge the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung as the owners of the lands on which we meet, live, and work. We pay respect to their elders past, present, and emerging; we recognise that sovereignty has never been ceded and that a treaty has never been signed || [17:12] From the 8th of December, the Maritime Union of Australia is hosting an exhibition celebrating the work of Wiradjuri working class activist Ray Jackson. Debbie Brennan from Radical Women comes on the show to tell us more || [31:34] Professor Joy Damousi of UNSW talks to us about the Federal Government's history of vetoing research grants to projects deemed not in the "national interest" || [47:55] Former 3CR Spoken Word broadcaster Koraly Dimitriadis' newest book of narrative poetry will be on shelves on the 1st of December. Just Give Me The Pills tracks the trauma of a divorce in the context of a legal system that favours the wealthy and a community that just wants Koraly to be a Good Greek Girl || [58:50] Her Place board chair Mary Stuart comes on the show to tell us all about the new location for The Women's Museum and the importance of having a place to celebrate the advancements and achievements made by women || [1:09:22] They've been banging on about it for a while, but Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton and PM Scott Morrison have concrete plans now to make Australia's citizenship-stripping laws the most broad-ranging in the world. Dr Sangeetha Pillai talks to us about they're planning to do and what this all means || [1:19:45] There are trillions of pieces of plastic in our oceans and recently a Sperm Whale beached on the shores of Indonesia with 6kg of plastic in its gut. Annette from Boomerang Alliance comes on the show to give us the lowdown on how bad things are and what needs to be done to stop it getting worse