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Current affairs, media analysis, alternative media.

Tuesday Breakfas‪t‬ Lauren Bull, George Maxwell and Genevieve Siggins

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Current affairs, media analysis, alternative media.

    Sexual Violence in Parliament, Queering the Air and Food Angels, ABC RN and Coercive Control, Justice for Tamil genocide and Bobbie Trower (YWCA) and sexual violence

    Sexual Violence in Parliament, Queering the Air and Food Angels, ABC RN and Coercive Control, Justice for Tamil genocide and Bobbie Trower (YWCA) and sexual violence

    7.05 News Headlines - Sexual Harassment in Parliament, Biden airstrikes in Iran and Mynmar update // 7.20 am - We hear an interview from 3CR's Queering the Air program with Tilly, discussing the queer mutual aid organisation the Food Angels and mutual aid more broadly // 7:20 am We play audio from ABC Radio National which provides an update on the debates around the country about criminalising coercive control //https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/breakfast/momentum-grows-for-australian-coercive-control-laws/13190654 7:30 am We play audio from a speech of Ambikai Selvaratnam Amma, an Eelam Tamil academic and activist, began a hunger strike a couple of days ago to demand justice for the Tamil genocide. This video has been shared by the Tamil Refugee Council and we play the audio on air //https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=2801505426759696 8:00 am Genevieve talks to Bobbie Trower, the Senior Manger, Advocy at YWCA, to discuss sexual violence, in the light of the Brittany Higgins sexual assault case, Chanel Contos' petition and now the historical rape case //https://www.ywca.org.au/   SongsUnbelievable - PookieDo Ya Feel it - RissaThe Truth - Man Made Mountain Ft Sampa the Great

    Facebook News Ban, Samantha Floreani and “why digital privacy is a feminist issue", Mac Zamani on 'Writing Themsevles in 4' and multi-discplinary artist Robert Joy Rich

    Facebook News Ban, Samantha Floreani and “why digital privacy is a feminist issue", Mac Zamani on 'Writing Themsevles in 4' and multi-discplinary artist Robert Joy Rich

    7.05 News Headlines - Family court abolishment, Brittany Higgins Sexual Assault and Facebook News Ban // 7.20 am - Lauren interviewed Samantha Floreani, Campaigns Officer at Digital Rights Watch, about her latest article: “why digital privacy is a feminist issue" // 7:45 am Genevieve interviewed Mac Zamani,  a trans 17 year old living in Melbourne. He is on the show to discuss his experience as a young trans person and also his involvement the recent national report 'Writing Themselves In 4' that was conducted by the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society at La Trobe University //https://www.latrobe.edu.au/arcshs/publications/writing-themselves-in-publications/writing-themselves-in-4 8:00 am Genevieve interviewed Roberta Joy Rich, a multi-disciplinary artist whose work explores concepts of identity and history, often referencing her own [diaspora] southern African identity and experiences, to re-frame and reclaim representations of African identity, community and their stories. They talk about Roberta's influences, developmental process and her work in the Cordite Poetry Review //http://cordite.org.au/artworks/roberta-joy-rich/  SongsAkosia - Speechless Cosha - Berlin AirBaby Rose - in your arms

    Abolition and 'women-only police stations,' Union Motions for refugees, and Issy Hay on the Writing Themselves In 4 national report

    Abolition and 'women-only police stations,' Union Motions for refugees, and Issy Hay on the Writing Themselves In 4 national report

    RUNDOWN for Tues 9 Feb 2021:7.05 News Headlines - Haiti Protests , Farmer's protests in India, Election in Ecuador 7.20 am - We interview Ann Deslandes and Amanda Porter about the proposal to introduce "women-only police stations" in australia, and what some abolitionist alternatives could be. 7:45 am Apsara Sabaratnam joins us to discuss Union Motions for refugees on bridging visas. 8:00 am Issy Hay is an 18 year old disabled and queer young person. They work in the disability and youth space and are a freelance writer, who has already written for the age, Amaze, Loud Youth and honestly the list goes on. They are on the show to discuss their experience as a disabled and queer young person, and also their involvement the recent national report that was conducted by the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society at La Trobe University, called Writing Themselves In 4, as a study participant. https://issyhaywriting.webnode.com/ SongsMiiesha - Neon MoonTiana Khasi - Whole Lotta Shine (Sampology Remix)Femi Kuti - As we Struggle Everyday Lady Lash - Thieving HeartsMarlena Shaw - Woman of the Ghetto 

    Global Gag Rule, Renters and Housing Union and Cinn Web on Coercive Control

    Global Gag Rule, Renters and Housing Union and Cinn Web on Coercive Control

    Acknowledgement of country//  7.10 Alt News - Gen talks us through the global gag rule and why Biden is trying to remove this law for good // 7.20 am - Lauren talks to Renters and Housing Union (RAHU) about their work and recent campaigns // 7:40 am We hear some snippets from the Safety For Who Panel which explored prison abolition in the context of coercive control. Featuring Tabitha Lean, Georgia Mantle and Monique Hameed // 8:00 am Cin Webb (@gotsthebug) joins us on the line to discuss their experience of coercive control and abolitionist perspectives on addressing harm // Songs Komang - FlexGreentea Peng - Hu ManNoname - Song 32https://youtu.be/0a4PD4SwEAsSOPHIE - Immaterial https://youtu.be/Kv3yIv9nwf8 

    Invasion Day 2021: Dr Crystal McKinnon, Author and Poet Claire Coleman and Senator Lidia Thorpe

    Invasion Day 2021: Dr Crystal McKinnon, Author and Poet Claire Coleman and Senator Lidia Thorpe

    Acknowledgement of country//  7:05 am Weather and Invasion Day infomation //7.20 am We revisit a 2019 Summer Skool episode, and hear Dr Crystal McKinnon - a Yamatji woman and an Indigenous Research Fellow - discuss sovereignty, self - determination and land rights with Anya. 7:40 am Gen interviews Claire Coleman, a Wirlomin Noongar Australian writer and poet, from the south coast of Western Australia who has lived in Melbourne for most of her life. Gen and Claire discuss Invasion Day and what this date means to Claire and her community, and what she thinks australia needs to change. 8:00 am George interviews Lidia Thorpe, a proud Gunnai Gunditjmara and Djab Wurrung woman, a Senator for Victoria, lifelong activist and fighter for human rights, social justice and the environment. Lidia and George discuss the need for a peace treaty and Invasion Day. Songs J MILLA - Unlock the System  Emma Donovan and the Putbacks - Mob March A.B. Original - January 26 DRMNGNW - australia does not exist

    India Strike, QR code, Junkee and Photographer Shannyn Higgins

    India Strike, QR code, Junkee and Photographer Shannyn Higgins

    Acknowledgement of country//  7:05 am News headlines with Lauren and Genevieve //7.20 am Alternative news - the team discuss the worker’s strike in India and MSM coverage //7.30 am We hear episode 5 of QR Code, by the wonderful George Maxwell, on IPV in queer relationships //7:50 am We hear a short clip from Junkee on Vic Pol’s predictive policing policy //8:00 am Genevieve interviews Shannyn Higgins, a photographer based in Melbourne, where they discuss her work in the current exhibition 'Here I am', which aims to celebrate the art and work of australian women, and is being showcased in the ACT at the Australian national university. 8:15 am We play part of an interview with Amber Karanikolas from 3CR Disability Day:  Amber discusses critical carceral studies and Dr Liat Ben-Moshe’s book 'DECARCERATING DISABILITY: Deinstitutionalisation and Prison Abolition'.  SONGS:Give it up 2 me - OjerimeFlowers - 30/70Fire - Lizzy Mercier DesclouxI know you I live you - Chaka Khan

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