Jenna's talking about Patti Smith's new memoir, Year of the Monkey, and describes it as similar to snuggling into a warm blanket of Patti. A glorious read but Jenna reckons you've gotta readM Train and Just Kids first, so there's your reading list for the week, enjoy.
Natural Ange has some breaking news, she's becoming regional! So after 22 years, Natural Ange will no longer be weekly, but she will pop in once a month to make sure we are all keeping well. For one last weekly segment, we talk itchy toes, long nails, Bali belly and good fats. What would we do without you, Ange?!
Are some green solutions unhelpful for the environment or, worse, do they actually harm it? In her book Green Gone Wrong: How Our Economy Is Undermining the Environmental Revolution, journalist Heather Rogers explores whether ‘green’ products such as carbon offsets, organic food, biofuels, and eco-friendly cars work in offsetting the effects of climate change. Maria Armoudian spoke to Rogers about whether earth-friendly products can save the planet.
This week, Sam takes a look at the fifth studio album from Boston new wave band the Cars "Heartbeat City." Released in 1984, this was the Cars most commercially successful and popular album cementing them as one of the best new wave bands of the day.
First show! Yeow, Jack here playing some tunes by Molly and Nick Drake, master mother and son duo. Little bit of Anniversary Albums with Sam Smith giving us a run down of The Cars album heartbeat city and we play some tunes. Ciao!
Sherry speaks with National co-ordinator of School Strike 4 Climate, Sophie Handford, ahead of their third protest on the 27th of September. She asks Sophie on the movement’s demands, and changes after criticisms following the last protest for alienating pacifika voices due to the timing with polyfest. Sophie also discusses the implications on local body elections with the increased awareness of the climate crisis. Sherry begin by asking Sophie to outline what’s new with the upcoming protest.
On the Wire today: Professor Jim Mann joins us to discuss food advertising and whether the government needs to bring in more regulations. Southern Cross is back discussing all the news across the Pacific. Sherry chats with Sophie Handford, national convenor for School Strike for Climate. Finally, Green Party Co-Leader James Shaw has his regular chat with Jemima, this week discussing emissions from business and the climate crisis risk assessment.