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Rising living costs too much for beneficiaries: May 2, 2019

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Thu 2 May 2019

Grace speaks with Ricardo Menendez, Auckland Action Against Poverty Coordinator, about rising living costs and how they are unevenly afffecting beneficiaries.

The Wire with Sherry: May 1st, 2019

The Wire with Sherry: May 1st, 2019 The Wire with Sherry: May 1st, 2019, 121.24 MB
Wed 1 May 2019

On Dear Science with AUT's Allan Blackman, scientists discover the Universe's first molecule, a more efficient way to produce Ammonia, and we talk about the recent Flat Earth Society conference.

We have NZ First back on the show after a bit of a hiatus, Lillian Hanly catches up with Fletcher Tabuteau about the Christchurch terror attacks and the Capital Gains Tax announcement recently.

The Women’s Self-Defence Network Wahine Toa was hosting a free self defence session for refugee and migrant women and other marginalised genders along with free lunch and childcare. LIllian speaks with Vivian Chandra from the Women’s Self-Defence Network Wahine Toa to find out more about the event and discuss why it is important for women to know self-defence.

International Desk with Lisa: Sudan, April 30, 2019

International Desk with Lisa: Sudan, April 30, 2019 International Desk with Lisa: Sudan, April 30, 2019, 34.41 MB
Tue 30 Apr 2019

 

December 19, 2018: demonstrators take to the streets in Sudan to protest a spike in living costs

April 11, 2019: Sudan's President of nearly thrirty years, Omar Al-Bashir, is ousted from power. 

What happened? Lisa tells us more (and also mispronounces "Arabic")

The Tuesday Wire; April 30, 2019

The Tuesday Wire; April 30, 2019 The Tuesday Wire; April 30, 2019, 104.86 MB
Tue 30 Apr 2019

The full show podcast for the Tuesday Wire for the 30th of April, 2019. This week we discuss Active transport, First Fridays and Sudan. A huge thank you to everyone who spoke to us and helped make this show happen. 

The Big Q: What is the code economy? How does it relate to the future of work? April 29, 2019

The Big Q: What is the code economy? How does it relate to the future of work? April 29, 2019 The Big Q: What is the code economy? How does it relate to the future of work? April 29, 2019, 21.48 MB
Mon 29 Apr 2019

What is the Code Economy? And what does it have to do with the future of work? Some people argue that machines will take over jobs, while others argue that perhaps humanity will reinvent work in a way that’s more aligned with what it means to be human. Maria Armoudian discusses these questions with Philip Auerswald.

The Big Q website: www.thebigq.org 

The state of prisons w Liam Martin: April 29, 2019

The state of prisons w Liam Martin: April 29, 2019 The state of prisons w Liam Martin: April 29, 2019, 22.44 MB
Mon 29 Apr 2019

A recent report was released into the conditions of three prisons by the Office of the INspectorate (Corrections), finding low staffing numbers were straining conditions.  These are different from the independent Ombudsman’s reports that have been coming out in recent years, and have been quite critical of prisons in Aotearoa. The report highlighted the difficulty facing mental health facilities, overcrowding, and violence in prisons. Last week some corrections officers called for prisoners who assault them to have their sentences extended I spoke with Dr Liam Martin from Victoria University about the report and corrections officers.

 

Zero Tolerance for Racism?: April 29, 2019

Zero Tolerance for Racism?: April 29, 2019 Zero Tolerance for Racism?: April 29, 2019, 29.64 MB
Mon 29 Apr 2019

On Wednesday the 1st of May the Auckland University Students Association (AUSA) will hold a hui at Waipapa marae called "Zero Tolerance?". The hui aims to focus discussion around experiences of discrimination, harassment and bullying at the University of Auckland to determine how the university can build a stronger, more effective policy against these issues. This comes in the wake of white supremacist groups appearing on campus and many students feeling like this is not properly addressed by the university. 

The Wire with Jemima: April 29, 2019

The Wire with Jemima: April 29, 2019 The Wire with Jemima: April 29, 2019, 97.83 MB
Mon 29 Apr 2019

This week on the Monday Wire, Jemima speaks to Auckland University Students Association Education Vice President, George Barton, regarding white supremacy at the University of Auckland campus. Southern Cross is back with the latest in Pacific news. Lachlan talks to Doctor Liam Martin from the University of Victoria about a recent report into prisons and calls for prisoners that assault prison officers to have their sentences extended. Finally, Jemima speaks to Green Party co-leader, James Shaw, about the impact of the tourism industry on greenhouse gas emissions. 

The Wire with Lillian: March 27, 2019

The Wire with Lillian: March 27, 2019 The Wire with Lillian: March 27, 2019, 116.39 MB
Sat 27 Apr 2019

On Dear Science today with AUT’s Marcus Jones we talk about a possible solution to the storage of renewable energy problem, the identity of jack the ripper, and an update on the all female space walk.

We speak to a representative of the organisers of the Jummah Remembrance vigil that happened in the domain Friday night who responds to those saying the vigil became too “political”

Sherry speaks to Helen Bowen, a criminal barrister, on Restorative justice and the positive impacts for the victim, offender and community affected. .

And lastly, Rosabel Tan from the Pantograph Punch talks us through some of the talks they’ve organised recently for the Auckland Arts Festival

 

This day in history: 26th April, 2019

This day in history: 26th April, 2019 This day in history: 26th April, 2019, 25.41 MB
Fri 26 Apr 2019

This day in history goes back to 1960 for the resignation of South Korean President Syngman Rhee, after mass protests.