NDIS ban S-x Work with Lua from DeCrim WA
Perth Indymedia
by Perth Indymedia Collective
1w ago
Last week NDIS minister Bill Shorten annouced sex work would be removed from the NDIS. The decision has been widely protested by sex worker rights groups and disability activists. Indymedia's Joni Boyd chatted to Lua; a disabled sex worker from DeCrim WA and Smut Club film festival about the ramifications ..read more
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The Black Swan of Chaos: On the attempted assassination of Donald Trump
Perth Indymedia
by Perth Indymedia Collective
1w ago
Alex Whisson discusses all the potentially seismic political ramifications of the attempted assassination of Donald Trump in rural Pennsylvania ..read more
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Browned Off: Jane Hammond
Perth Indymedia
by Perth Indymedia Collective
1M ago
We speak to local film maker Jane Hammond about her latest film in development: Browned Off. A documentary on the developing ecological crisis facing our south-west forests, with over 1000 Km of forest and woodland already dying off as a result of the changing climate. To support the film head to: https://documentaryaustralia.com.au/project/browned-off ..read more
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A tangled web: Rawan Arraf on SAS war crimes and the David McBride case
Perth Indymedia
by Perth Indymedia Collective
2M ago
Executive Director of the Australian Centre for International Justice, Rawana Arraf, joined Alex Whisson to discuss the jailing of military whistleblower David McBride, and the prospects for justice being served in the war crimes he brought to light ..read more
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Fieldnotes on the road to global war: April 2024
Perth Indymedia
by Perth Indymedia Collective
2M ago
For this edition of Fieldnotes on the road to global war, Alex Whisson explores the advances in military technology on the battlefields of recent and current wars, with a particular focus on the revolutionary use of weaponised drones in Nagorno-Karabakh and Ukraine ..read more
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All out for Palestine: Nathalie Farah on the Naarm A15 mobilisations
Perth Indymedia
by Perth Indymedia Collective
3M ago
Nathalie Farah is a writer and advocate from Naarm/Melbourne. She joined Alex Whisson and Joni Boyd to discuss the various mobilisations taking place in response to the call for escalatory, economically disruptive action in solidarity with the people of Palestine ..read more
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The Lucky Country redux? Tom Chodor on Australia's bungled response to the pandemic
Perth Indymedia
by Perth Indymedia Collective
4M ago
Lockdowns, travel bans, two-week mandatory quarantines. These draconian measures became all too familiar to Australians during the years of the COVID-19 pandemic. And yet, none of these 'policy levers' were part of the country's long term pandemic response planning. Addressing a collective trauma from which almost none of us have even begun to properly recover, political scientists Tom Chodor and Shahar Hameiri set out to discover just why Australia's response to COVID-19 was so badly bungled at every step, and why the rise and rise of a neoliberal regulatory state came back to haunt us amid t ..read more
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Collateral murder: Julian Assange's father on his son's last ditch effort for freedom
Perth Indymedia
by Perth Indymedia Collective
5M ago
Ahead of Julian Assange's final attempt to appeal his extradition to the United States on 17 charges of espionage and one charge of computer misuse, Alex Whisson spoke to his father John Shipton ..read more
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Christian pastor Jarrod McKenna on the Gaza Ceasefire Pilgrimage
Perth Indymedia
by Perth Indymedia Collective
5M ago
Jarrod McKenna is a Christian pastor, educator, and peace activist currently involved in organising the Gaza Ceasefire Pilgrimage, a project which has expanded to include an astonishing 109 cities in 17 nations. Alex Whisson spoke to Jarrod to discuss the motivations behind the project, and why it is an opportunity to both map the geography of horror unfolding in Gaza, as well as create space for emotional catharsis and spiritual rejuvenation ..read more
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Captured state: Disrupt Burrup Hub's Emil Davey on Woodside's latest 'law fare' tactics
Perth Indymedia
by Perth Indymedia Collective
5M ago
One of three Disrupt Burrup Hub campaigners issued a summons to appear in the Supreme Court, in relation to an action last June which led to the evacuation of Woodside's corporate headquarters, Emil Davey joined Alex Whisson to discuss this latest episode of 'lawfare' by the fossil fuel giant hellbent on destroying both ancient Aboriginal rock art and the natural habitat of the Burrup Peninsula ..read more
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