Rally in Solidarity with Muslims; My Extremely Long Walk for Climate Action; Gene Ethics GM Info Kit for Kids

Wednesday, 20 March 2019 - 7:00am to 8:30am

On the show with Will [Segment times in brackets] || 

3CR is proud to acknowledge the Kulin Nations as true owners and custodians of the lands from which we broadcast. We pay respect to their elders past and present and acknowledge that their sovereignty was never ceded and a treaty has yet to be signed || 

[10:21] Excerpts from yesterday's rally organised by Campaign against Racism and Fascism (CARF) in protest against the normalisation of islamophobic and racist hate speech. CARF argues that this climate of racist hatred encouraged a white-supremacist to murder of 50 worshippers at two mosques in Christchurch, Aotearoa, last Friday || 

[23:33] The development of Genetic Manipulation (GM) tech like CRISPR continues unabated and some in our government want to deregulate the industry even further. This is why Bob Phelps from Gene Ethics is developing a GM Free school materials kit to give kids all the information they need || 

[37:58] To protest Government inaction on the Climate emegency, Shannon is walking from Coburg to Canberra with a petition arguing for a switch to 100% renewable energy sources, among other demands. We invite him into the studio to tell us about his walk for climate action and you can find out more at myextremelylongwalk.com and on Twitter and Facebook || 

[55:20] Blak Betty from Blak Noise Radio speaks to Djab Wurrung elder Aunty Sandra Onus for the latest update from the Djab Wurrung Embassy camp, where VicRoads is planning on destroying sacred and culturally significant trees on Djab Wurrung land. The camp has been running for months and needs fresh volunteers to join: Top Camp is at Warrayatkin Rd, off the Western Hwy between Ararat and Buangor, two hours from Narrm (Melbourne) || 

[1:06:46] Roj Amedi is a campaigner with Colour Code and spoke yesterday afternoon at the CARF-organised rally in solidarity with Muslims in Australia and Aotearoa || 


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