#FossilFuel Dirty Money; Freedom Online; Anti-Adani Activist on Trial

Wednesday, 22 May 2019 - 7:00am to 8:30am

Hosted by Eiddwen and 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 ||

[29:29] Governments around the globe are spending trillions propping up the fossil fuel industry, despite the existential threat to human life this causes. Matthew Mazengarb wrote an article on this in Renew Economy and joins Wednesday Breakfast to help gauge our spending problem ||

[42:44] Anti-Adani coalmine activist greg Rolles went to court last week on charges associated with a protest action he undertook last year that blocked a train line set to carry coal to Adani-owned Abbot Point Terminal. Greg comes on the show to tell us about his "Climate Necessity Defence" and not guilty plea, and why he thought it was important to act against the Adani mine ||

[56:27] Last week's Stockholm Internet Forum adressed as its theme the status of human rights in the context of shrinking democratic space online. How are governments restricting freedoms online and what impact does it have when a community isn't online? Chat Garcia, director of the Association of Progressive Communications, calls in from the Philippines to tell us more ||

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


Eiddwen Jeffery, Rob Snelling and Jessica Trichias