Karun Cowper speaks to Dr Michelle Maloney of the New Economy Network Australian about the upcoming ‘Building a New Economy for Australia’ which is being held from 1-3 September 2017 in Brisbane. Building on the inaugural 2016 conference held in Sydney, the 2017 gathering invites people to come together to share stories of success, address […]
Archive | July, 2017
Lenny van den Haak and Rosanne Scott on the Activate Tree Planting festival. “ACTIVATE the Wheatbelt invites you to join us in York for the weekend of July 28th-30th to help us plant 26000 seedlings. This enjoyable weekend will consist of tree planting, live music, DJs, dancing, community and education. This is a drug free […]
On Friday, the Supreme Court in Perth issued a shameful verdict on the killing of indigenous boy Elijah Doughty, who was run down by a utility vehicle in August last year in Kalgoorlie while riding a small motorcycle. Despite evidence that the driver had intended to at least injure the boy, and social media posts […]
Karun Cowper speaks with Cam Walker from Friends of the Earth Melbourne on the battle to maintain Deductible Gift Recipient status for environmental groups as the Turnbull government renews their attack. Those inspired to make their voice heard in dissent to this please head to – http://www.foe.org.au/dgr_submission
Indymedia’s Ray Grenfell speaks to Timon Simons on the social strike that shut down Hamburg’s port.
Indymedia’s Raymond Grenfell was in Hamburg for the G20 Summit, covering the events for Indymedia. There were impressive demonstrations and riots throughout the summit including a Block G20 action that managed to delay delegations arriving and disrupt events, including stopping Melania Trump attending a G20 leader’s spouse event. Saturday saw an estimated two hundred thousand […]
Karun Cowper chats with Katie Stubley, co-director of the Social Impact Festival – a platform for cutting-edge knowledge and ideas, celebrating initiatives creating positive change, and generating insights that address complex social problems. Running from July 18-28. socialimpactfestival.org/
Indymedia’s Ray Grenfell speaks to Robert Borba from the Revolutionary Communist Party (RCP) in the USA about why they are demonstrating at the #G20 summit in Hamburg.
Indymedia’s Ray Grenfell speaks to organizer Andreas Blechschmidt about the anti-capitalist movements who are taking direct action against #G20 in Hamburg. https://g20tohell.blackblogs.org/international-anticapitalist-demonstration/
Indymedia’s Ray Grenfell speaks to Jana, an organizer with the Block G20 demonstration that aims to shut down the city and creatively but militantly stop delegates arriving to the G20 conference in Hamburg. http://www.blockg20.org
Indymedia’s Ray Grenfell speaks to Bre who is organizing one of the camps at the global G20 summit in Germany. There has been heavy police repression of camping in the city with police removing protesters from established camping spots. Ray spoke to Bre as they were building a new camp in the grounds of a […]
Indymedia’s Ray Grenfell speaks to Max from sea rescue organization Sea Watch. The group engage in direct action to rescue refugees and migrants in the mediterranean sea. Max discussed the relevance of G20 and why the organization are demonstrating in the protests. More about Sea Watch: Since the year 2000 more than 23.000 people died […]
In a week where Treasurer Scott Morrison has been accused of blackmailing his state and territory counterparts after threatening to cut their GST share for placing restrictions on fracking, Karun Cowper spoke to local Lock the Gate regional campaigner Simone Van Hattem. Apart from these very concerning noises on a federal level, there are some […]