We speak with Paddy Gibson Co-editor Solidarity magazine, Aboriginal rights campaigner, socialist activist, researcher with Jumbunna at UTS and associate producer of Utopia.
Cultural educator and film maker Dennis Simmons on his involvement in a first ever Aboriginal swim team from Perth to Rottnest.
When you think Utopia, you think of a pristine, untainted world.
However, in his new documentary about Australia, award-winning filmmaker John Pilger reveals our nations tainted history and a place long at the centre of indigenous identity called Utopia that’s now is a fraction of its former self.
John Pilger joined Morning Magazine presenter Rewi Lyall.
Dr Theresa Petray works at James Cook University in Townsville in the disciplines of sociology and anthropology. Her work focuses on social movements and activism – in particular, Aboriginal activism. This interview covers some of the issues explored in Petray’s article ‘Punishing Truancy is not the Answer in Indigenous Communities‘, where she argues for self-determination rather than punitive measures in Indigenous education.
Gerry Georgatos shedding compelling new light on the Schapelle Corby case.
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Mike Smith father of two of the “Yandina Five” and member of the Rebel motorcycle club passionately, heartfeltly and very articulately speaks about the draconian Queensland bikie laws and the very personal impact they have had on his family.
This interview with a young activist currently living in China covers a range of important issues relating to activism and human rights in China, including: the state repression of social movements, human rights abuses in China and the reaction from the West, and how people in the West can take action on behalf of Chinese workers.