26th August #wikileaks #vulturecapitalism #troubadourextraordinaire

More on the Wikileaks preference saga, Gerry Georgatos, number one Senate candidate for the Wikileaks Party, and the man at the centre of this huge controversy.

In response we have Greens Senator Scott Ludlam and his take on how things might play out in the WA Senate race in the context of the Wikileaks-Nationals bombshell.

Freelance journalist & author Antony Loewenstein about his new book, Profits of Doom: How Vulture Capitalism is Swallowing the World.

Also very special guest joining us live in the studio, radical American folk singer David Rovics.


19th August #assange #wikileaks #auspol

In a special RTRFM “Radiothon” edition of the show we speak to Wikileaks founder and Victorian Senate candidate Julian Assange.

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear Assange’s views on the global rebellion his organisation helped inspire, as well as his take on how Wikileaks plans to disrupt the two-party status quo of yet another dreary federal election campaign.

We also speak with him (and editorialise at length) on the very controversial preferencing deals of the WikiLeaks party.

12th August #fracking #election #solar

Anjilene Phoenix from No Fracking Way joins us tonight to discuss the rally against coal seam gas happening in Freo this Saturday.

Socialist Alliance candidate for the seat of Fremantle Sam Wainwright will be on to remind us there really are alternatives to the major parties on offer at this election.

And Cameron Poustie from the Conservation Council of WA on the impact of the State government’s cut to the household solar panel feed-in tariff.

5th August #nauru #refugees #jobcuts #localcouncilamalgamation

We hear from Nauruan freelance photographer and political observer Clint Deidenang on exactly what the Nauruan people think about the great big refugee prison in their midst, as well as the impact its had on the local political and economic landscape.

We speak to Community & Public Sector Union State Secretary Toni Walkington on Barnett’s ongoing cuts to the public sector.

And we catch up with Mayor of Mosman Ron Norris on the implications for local democracy of the move to regionally-based super-councils.