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Radical activist citizen journalism. A weekly radio programme on RTRFM (92.1FM), a community radio station based in Perth, the capital city of Western Australia. We bring an independent perspective to the analysis of news and issues and provide a forum for activists, campaigners, academics, advocates and workers denied a voice by the mainstream media. Covering indigenous issues, post-capitalist/anti-capitalist analysis, refugee rights, antifa and all the important environmental, economic and social justice issues of the day. Don’t hate the media, become the media!! - http://perthindymedia.net/

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Radical activist citizen journalism. A weekly radio programme on RTRFM (92.1FM), a community radio station based in Perth, the capital city of Western Australia. We bring an independent perspective to the analysis of news and issues and provide a forum for activists, campaigners, academics, advocates and workers denied a voice by the mainstream media. Covering indigenous issues, post-capitalist/anti-capitalist analysis, refugee rights, antifa and all the important environmental, economic and social justice issues of the day. Don’t hate the media, become the media!! - http://perthindymedia.net/

    Ozer Coskun on Turkey's recent assaults on the Kurdish people

    Ozer Coskun on Turkey's recent assaults on the Kurdish people

    The Kurdish people continue to be assailed on multiple fronts by various enemies, with Turkey escalating its attacks on Kurdish communities in northern Iraq, while simultaneously maintaining its occupation of Kurdish areas in the north of Syria.  Ozer Coskun is active with the Kurdish Association of Western Australia, as well as a member of the Kurdish National Congress based in Brussels.

    • 12 min
    Therapudic Psychedelics: Tania De Jong

    Therapudic Psychedelics: Tania De Jong

    Clinical research in recent years has suggested what therapists, researchers and the hippies knew decades ago - psychedelics like magic mushrooms, ayahuasca and even MDMA can have powerful benefits when used as a controlled therapeutic treatment.

    Indymedia's Jesse Noakes spoke to Tania de Jong is founder and director of Mind Medicine Australia, an organisation advocating for this research, and this therapy, to come to Australia.

    • 15 min
    Hiba El Farra: Annexation of The West Bank

    Hiba El Farra: Annexation of The West Bank

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who continues to cling to power despite ongoing legal troubles and multiple elections where he was unable to secure a stable government, is pushing ahead with his plans to formally annex up to 30% of the occupied Palestinian territory in the West Bank. Netanyahu had announced several months ago that 1st July would be the deadline for those plans to come into effect, but that date has come and gone, without any further clarity on his plans. To discuss the implications of the planned annexation on Palestinians Indymedia's Raymond Grenfell spoke to Hiba El Farra from Friends of Palestine Western Australia.

    • 12 min
    A brief history of Mes56 in Jogjakarta

    A brief history of Mes56 in Jogjakarta

    Mes56 is a collective of artists who work cooperatively with the community and its network in managing a home that is used as a work studio, study class, playroom and shelter. Formed in 2002 with independent funding, this community rests on the development of photography and contemporary art that intersects with other disciplines critically and contextually for the realization of an open, creative and independent society.

    • 1 hr
    Pas Forgione on JobSeeker and the uemployment crisis

    Pas Forgione on JobSeeker and the uemployment crisis

    Pas Forgione is the Raise the Rate Community Organiser at the Australian Council of Social Services.
    Alex Whisson spoke to him about the findings of the recent 'I Can Finally Eat Fresh Fruit and Vegetables' survey, as well as some of the wider concerns around the ongoing unemployment crisis.

    • 13 min
    Time to put down the weapons? Liz Humphrys on the prospects of a Second Accord

    Time to put down the weapons? Liz Humphrys on the prospects of a Second Accord

    Liz Humphrys is a political economist and sociologist at the University of Technology Sydney, and the author of How Labour Built Neoliberalism: Australia’s Accord, the Labour Movement and the Neoliberal Project.
    She joined Alex Whisson to discuss Scott Morrison's announcement of a potential new era in Australian industrial relations, which some commentators have likened to Bob Hawke's Prices and Incomes Accord.

    • 13 min

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