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The Big Q: Can music effect social and political change? June 24, 2019

The Big Q: Can music effect social and political change? June 24, 2019 The Big Q: Can music effect social and political change? June 24, 2019, 20.12 MB
Mon 24 Jun 2019

All over the world, and throughout history, music has been a vital part of effecting social and political change. At times the powers-that-be resist that change by oppressing the arts and the artists. Can music bring about social and political change? How has music shaped politics historically and today? Maria Armoudian discusses these questions with Professors Mark LeVine, Josh Kun, and Richard Flacks.

The Big Q website: www.thebigq.org 

The Wire with Jemima: June 24, 2019

The Wire with Jemima: June 24, 2019 The Wire with Jemima: June 24, 2019, 100.5 MB
Mon 24 Jun 2019

This week on the Monday Wire, Jemima speaks to Green Party co-leader James Shaw about the second reading of the End of Life Choice Bill. Southern Cross is back with the latest in Pacific news. Lachlan talks to John Minto from Palestinian Solidarity Network about Isreal's treatment of Palestinan refugees. Izzy speaks to James Ranstead, National President of the New Zealand Union of Student's Association, about making sanitary products free in schools. 

Not allowed back - Palestinian refugees and Israel: June 24, 2019

Not allowed back - Palestinian refugees and Israel: June 24, 2019 Not allowed back - Palestinian refugees and Israel: June 24, 2019, 19.91 MB
Mon 24 Jun 2019

A Palestinian solidarity group is calling on the Israeli Ambassador to New Zealand to apologise to citizens for their country’s treatment of palestinian refugees. Israel has been criticised by the United Nations and other groups for its refusal to let refugees return to their homeland, which contravenes international law. Lachlan spoke with John Minto from the Palestinian Solidarity Network about Israel’s treatmnet of Palestinian refugees.

 

The National Party with Denise Lee: June 21st, 2019

The National Party with Denise Lee: June 21st, 2019 The National Party with Denise Lee: June 21st, 2019, 26.43 MB
Fri 21 Jun 2019

The Wire with Laura: 21st of June, 2019

The Wire with Laura: 21st of June, 2019 The Wire with Laura: 21st of June, 2019, 104.68 MB
Fri 21 Jun 2019

Voting Rights with Lara Greaves: June 21, 2019

Voting Rights with Lara Greaves: June 21, 2019 Voting Rights with Lara Greaves: June 21, 2019, 12.7 MB
Fri 21 Jun 2019

Louis speaks with Dr Lara Greaves of the University of Auckland around the legislation on the election law changes.

Neutral corner: June 21, 2019

Neutral corner: June 21, 2019 Neutral corner: June 21, 2019, 6.46 MB
Fri 21 Jun 2019

For this week on Neutral Corner we examine the coverage of growing tensions between the USA and Iran by Fox News and Press TV

Sex Positive Education with Michelle Kasey: 21st of June, 2019

Sex Positive Education with Michelle Kasey: 21st of June, 2019 Sex Positive Education with Michelle Kasey: 21st of June, 2019, 6.46 MB
Fri 21 Jun 2019

When speaking to people about sex education in their experience, you'll have a variety of responses. Some people had a single day of sex education in their entire time at school, some are concerned about the lack of concent education and some say they don’t even remember what they were taught in amongst their sex education. Michelle Kasey is a sex and relationship councilor who believes sex education should be more sex positive. While she’s not an expert on the sex ed curriculum she says she works with people every day who have been affected by a fear based approach to sex education. She joined Laura Kvigstad to discuss her work. If you'd like to find our more, you can find free resources on her website here or find her on Facebook or Instagram

The Wire with Stewart: June 20th, 2019

The Wire with Stewart: June 20th, 2019 The Wire with Stewart: June 20th, 2019, 106.27 MB
Thu 20 Jun 2019

Stewart plays musical chairs with his Thursday team, and is joined by Producer Sherry in studio. 

This week on the show

  • Sherry talks to 95bfm reporter Justin Wong, to understand the Hong Kong protests against the extradition Bill
  • Sherry also talks to Liam Finnagan, a Masters student at the university of Auckland in International relations, on New Zealand and China relations
  • After that, Stewart chats to Labour’s Andrew Little about the Family Court system, Oranga Tamariki, and the ongoing battle for insurance claims in Christchurh after the 2011 earthquake.
  • Finally we’ve got an eco-segment - Sherry talks to community recycling group - loop group.

All that plus some listener texts on the family justice system and China-NZ relations. It's The Thursday Wire! 

Hong Kong protests w/ Justin Wong: 20th June, 2019

Hong Kong protests w/ Justin Wong: 20th June, 2019 Hong Kong protests w/ Justin Wong: 20th June, 2019, 8.43 MB
Thu 20 Jun 2019

Sherry talks to 95bfm reporter Justin Wong, to understand the Hong Kong protests against the extradition Bill. Sherry and Steward discuss the retracting of an article from Chinese New Zealand Herald on the protests, and Newsroom recently getting blocked in China along with it's critism of Chinese New Zealand Herald's self censorship.