27th May #homelessness #indigenousrights

Chantal Roberts, Executive Officer of Shelter WA, on the ever-worsening housing crisis in this State at a time when the economy is booming…for some of us.

Nyoongah cultural educator and community leader Dennis Simmons on Reconciliation Week, the Adam Goodes “affair” and the recent crisis summit on Aboriginal suicide.

Plus news from Democracy Now and editorial comments on the recent murder of a member of the British armed forces in London.


20th May #GMO #monsanto #studentactivism #indigenousrights

On the show anti-GMO campaigner Janet Grogan on this Saturday’s March Against Monsanto, and academic & union activist Claire Parfitt on last week’s strike at Sydney University.

Also a chat with law student, Aboriginal rights activist and tent embassy organiser Marianne Mackay about the possible looming showdown at Matagarup (Herrison Island) in the wake of Perth City Council’s approval of so-called redevelopment plans for the island.

13th May #fracking #ndis #disabilityequity #400ppm #climatechange

Anti-gas fracking campaigner and concerned citizen Anjilene Phoenix on the truly frightening implications of gas fracking for environmental and human health.

Suresh Rajan of the National Ethnic Disability Alliance on the NDIS and the needs of disabled people from a non-English speaking background.

And 350 Australia’s Blair Palese about the recent ‘milestone of doom’ recorded at the Mauna Loa volcana atmospheric measuring station in Hawaii, a reading of 400 parts per million of carbon dioxide.

6th May #suicide #indigenous #iraqwar

A discussion about the tragic rates of suicide in the Aboriginal community with the Directors of Dumbartung Aboriginal Corporation Robert and Selina Eggington and Maar Koodjal cultural educator and community leader Dennis Simmons.

Sami Ramadani, senior lecturer in sociology at London Metropolitan University and a political refugee from Iraq on the 10 years of the Iraq war and the threat of another full scale Iraqi civil war.

29th April #tamil #dancejournalism #wealthinequality

Richard Denniss of the The Australia Institute tackling wealth inequality.

Sam Fox of Dance Journalism on their recent “performance” at the Refugee Rights convergence in Northam this weekend just gone.

Varuni Bala on the ongoing atrocities against the Tamil people in Sri Lanka in light of the announcement by Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper to boycott this years CHOGM meeting in Colombo.