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Whither the United Kingdom? David Renton on the future of Britain and the monarchy
Amid a nauseating period of what seems like mandatory mourning, not to mention sycophantic praise for Queen Elizabeth II, lawyer, social commentator, activist and author, David Renton, joins Alex Whisson to discuss the future of British society. What next for a country reeling from crisis to crisis on multiple fronts, from record high inflation, a chaotic, corrupt Tory government, to the possible breakup of the United Kingdom? And what fate is in store for the monarchy itself? David began by recalling his first reactions upon hearing of the death of the Queen, and the collective mood of hysteria and obsequiousness the media has since tried to impose upon the British people.
Profits of war: Andy Paine on the upcoming protests at the Land Forces arms expo
Independent journalist and activist Andy Paine spoke to Alex Whisson about plans to disrupt the biennial Land Forces arms trade expo, set to be held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre from October 4th to 6th.
NTEU Branch President Nick Riemer on the strike campaign at Sydney Uni
Staff at Sydney University have very much been leading the charge in recent times in the campaign for better wages and conditions in the higher education sector. On the back of several days of strike action that have taken place since May, workers there have voted for another 48-hour strike later this semester. Alex Whisson spoke to National Tertiary Education Union Sydney Uni Branch President, Nick Riemer.
Sam Wainwright: Perdaman and expansion of industry in the Burrup
We speak to Sam Wainwright from Scarborough Gas Action Alliance about a recent federal government decision to allow Perdaman to build another fertilizer plant in the Burrup, as well as the implications of Burrup industry expansion for climate.
Abortion access and mental health support. - Sarah Newbold
Sarah Newbold - a senior counsellor from Perth Holistic Counselling, speaks to Indymedia regarding the current lack of financial and mental health support available when seeking an abortion.
During our interview, Sarah outlines what she as a senior counsellor to be the most alarming and how both financial support and physical access to these services could impact the mental health of not only cis- women but gender-diverse and marginalised persons.
Save Our Songlines: voices from Murujuga traditional owners
Indymedia's Jessie Noakes reports from the historic Save Our Songlines demonstration on the Burrup Peninsula where traditional owners and their supporters gathered to oppose the expansion of industry on sacred Murujuga country. Jessie spoke to Mardudhunera woman Josie Alec and Ngarlama Yindjibarndi man Patrick Churnside. We also hear from Mardudhunera woman Raelene Cooper who spoke at the rally.