This week we spoke to Indonesian activist Bintang about the emerging Farmers Movement in his home country. There is an information night and film screening on this issue coming up this Sunday at the Earthwise Community Centre. Please consider attending.
Felicity Ruby,on Netmundial – “Global Multistakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance” held in Brazil last weekend.
Ecuador based Australian journalist with Telesur Austin Mackell on recent happenings in Egypt and on fellow journalist Peter Greste’s detainment in that country. A similar fate to his own experience in 2012.
Our conversation with Robert Bollard author of “In the Shadow of Gallipoli: The Hidden History of Australia in WWI” on the politicisation of ANZAC day.
Patrick Galey is a journalist specialising in Middle Eastern affairs investigating the impact of the global war on terror – including drone strikes and the deprivation of citizenship – for the Bureau of Investigative Journalism in London.
We speak with him about his recent article – http://www.middleeasteye.net/news/yemen-becomes-front-line-us-drone-war – which explores the shift in the US drone war from Pakistan to Yemen.
We talk to Riverview Church Pastor Peter Barney on the sit-in for asylum seekers that took place this morning at Foreign Minister Julie Bishop’s electorate office.