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CEO of Financial Couselling WA on the withdrawal of funding for financial counsellors in WA

With the economy weakening, and job losses on the horizon for many West Australians, many are turning to financial counsellors for support- but the sector is also being hit with budget cuts, and is expected to lose around 50 jobs this year. For more on the perfect storm this might create, we spoke to Charles […]

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Economist Richard Denniss of the Australia Institute on the economic “virtue” of the first Abbott budget

With even Clive Palmer criticising the recent budget as “for the lobbyists and Liberal donors” there is much to discuss and be concerned about in the Abbott government’s first budget. For a discussion on the economic level we speak to Richard Denniss, Executive Director of the Australia Institute for some of his analysis.

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Perth Indymedia 19th May full show – featuring Alex Bainbridge, Richard Dennis, Amelia Hicks

With even Clive Palmer criticising the recent budget as “for the lobbyists and Liberal donors” there is much to discuss and be concerned about in the Abbott government’s first budget. For a discussion on the economic level we speak to Richard Denniss, Executive Director of the Australia Institute for some of his analysis. The NSW government’s suspension of Metgasco’s […]

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Professor Fabrizio Carmignani on Thomas Piketty’s ‘Capital in the Twenty First Century’

Earlier this year, French economist Thomas Piketty released his book ‘Capital in the Twenty First Century’ in English, to wide acclaim. In it, he argues that inequality is rising, and reaching levels not seen since the early 20th century. To get some perspective on these writings, we spoke to Professor Fabrizio Carmignani from Griffith University.

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26th August #wikileaks #vulturecapitalism #troubadourextraordinaire

More on the Wikileaks preference saga, Gerry Georgatos, number one Senate candidate for the Wikileaks Party, and the man at the centre of this huge controversy. In response we have Greens Senator Scott Ludlam and his take on how things might play out in the WA Senate race in the context of the Wikileaks-Nationals bombshell. […]

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12th August #fracking #election #solar

Anjilene Phoenix from No Fracking Way joins us tonight to discuss the rally against coal seam gas happening in Freo this Saturday. Socialist Alliance candidate for the seat of Fremantle Sam Wainwright will be on to remind us there really are alternatives to the major parties on offer at this election. And Cameron Poustie from […]

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29th April #tamil #dancejournalism #wealthinequality

Richard Denniss of the The Australia Institute tackling wealth inequality. Sam Fox of Dance Journalism on their recent “performance” at the Refugee Rights convergence in Northam this weekend just gone. Varuni Bala on the ongoing atrocities against the Tamil people in Sri Lanka in light of the announcement by Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper to […]

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15th April #uranium #humanrights #tppa

-Conservation Council of WA anti-uranium campaigner Mia Pepper on the implications of federal environment minister Tony Burke’s decision to approve Toro Energy’s Wiluna uranium mine -Kiwi human rights lawyer Edward Miller on the campaign against the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, yet another ‘free trade’ instrument designed to attack unions and undermine living standards in the interests […]

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15th April #uranium #humanrights #tppa

-Conservation Council of WA anti-uranium campaigner Mia Pepper on the implications of federal environment minister Tony Burke’s decision to approve Toro Energy’s Wiluna uranium mine -Kiwi human rights lawyer Edward Miller on the campaign against the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, yet another ‘free trade’ instrument designed to attack unions and undermine living standards in the interests […]

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1st April #anzacday #apology #permaculture

Erdem Koc Lecturer in Journalism at La Trobe University going beyond the slogans of Anzac Day.  Going beyond the superficial historical line so dominant in contemporary Australian discourse. On the national apology to victims of forced adoptions in Australia.  Morning Magazines Daniel Cleary spoke to Colleen Clare from the organisation Vanish to have her views […]

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Interview Richard Heinberg the “End of Growth”

Richard Heinberg, American journalist and educator speaking with us about energy, economic, and ecological issues, including Peak Oil. He serves as the senior fellow at the Post Carbon Institute. Click here to listen Richard speaks in Perth 6pm, Thursday 27 September, Wesfarmers Lecture Theatre, UWA Business School, Hackett Drive, Crawley. For further details; http://www.postcarbon.org/

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Interview Richard Heinberg the “End of Growth”

Richard Heinberg, American journalist and educator speaking with us about energy, economic, and ecological issues, including Peak Oil. He serves as the senior fellow at the Post Carbon Institute. Click here to listen Richard speaks in Perth 6pm, Thursday 27 September, Wesfarmers Lecture Theatre, UWA Business School, Hackett Drive, Crawley. For further details; http://www.postcarbon.org/

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