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World News

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News about peace, disarmarment and nuclear issues. Pauline Mitchell presented Alternative

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English


Episodes

Climate emergency

2/8/2020
In today’s program Ryan Burley will be speaking about the climate change and climate emergency.2019 saw a significant escalation in how the climate emergency is unfolding on a global scale. As we move into the new year, let’s take the opportunity to look back at recent developments. By doing this we can achieve a couple of things. First, we can illustrate just how serious the climate emergency has become. Second, we can highlight the total inability of capitalism to deal with the situation.

Duration:00:15:12

International Day of Protest against war with Iran and a report on Bolivia

2/1/2020
In today’s program we gave a report from the Global day of protest against war on Iran held on 25 January 2020. Later on in the program you will hear a report on Bolivia by Alexi Goncharuk, a member of the Campaign for International Co-operation and Disarmament.

Duration:00:15:12

The Invasion Day

1/25/2020
In today’s program Zachary Doney, a member of the Campaign for International Co-operation and Disarmament spoke about the Invasion Day - it’s problematic origins and where the organisation which pushed for it is today.Invasion Day 2020 marks 250 years of destruction. For the settler-colonial project of "Australia" this day is meant to be a day of unity: a young nation celebrating itself in all of its glorious diversity including its rich Aboriginal history as well as its proud colonial...

Duration:00:15:12

Summer repeat program on Hong Kong

1/18/2020
In today’s program I spoke about:Hong Kong and United States and you will hear Rick Sanchez who is a Cuban-American journalist, radio host, and author discusses the recent history of the US Government lying in order to justify war. He tells us the real reason why Soleimani was assassinated and why the US may soon be at war with Iran.

Duration:00:15:14

CICD 60th Anniversary and on the US assassination of the Iranian General Qasem Soleimani

1/11/2020
On Sunday 10 November 2019, CICD celebrated its 60th Anniversary. There were number of brilliant speakers.In today's program you will hear part 2 of Bruce McPhie a CICD member from Vietnam speaking about his involvement with CICD during the Vietnam War and his views of what is happening in Australia and around the World. Bruce also suggesting some ideas what needs to be done and hopes that CICD will continue its campaign for peace and disarmament.You will also hear an interview with the...

Duration:00:56:04

CICD 60th Anniversary

1/4/2020
On Sunday 10 November 2019, CICD celebrated its 60th Anniversary. There were number of brilliant speakers.In today's program you will hear Bruce McPhie a CICD member from Vietnam speaking about his involvement with CICD during the Vietnam War.You will also hear Meredith Connie a Classical Musician who performed at the CICD celebrations.

Duration:00:15:12

Review some of the high-profile issues of 2019

12/28/2019
On Sunday 10 November 2019, CICD celebrated its 60th Anniversary. There were number of brilliant speakers.In today's program you will hear Frank Cherry Secretary of the AMWU retired members and Jacques Boulet from the Australian Living Peace Museum speaking about their involvement with CICD and peace movement.

Duration:00:15:12

Review some of the high-profile issues of 2019

12/21/2019
Today we reviewed some of the high-profile issues of 2019, which we have covered in Alternative News through the year.This is the last program for 2019, and we will return on our regular program on 2 February 2020. However, we will continue to present Alternative News program during the holiday season.Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a happy and prosperous New Year.Romina and Andrew0414 352 542

Duration:00:15:12

CICD 60th Anniversary - the past, present and the future

12/14/2019
On Sunday 10 November 2019, CICD celebrated its 60th Anniversary. There were number of brilliant speakers.In today’s program you will hear Zachary Doney CICD media committee member and Dr Margaret Beavis vice president of MAPW and co-chair of ICAN (Australia) speaking about peace, CICD, ICAN campaigns for peace and Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.

Duration:00:15:12

CICD 60th anniversary - past, present and future

12/7/2019
On Sunday 10 November 2019, CICD celebrated its 60th Anniversary. There were number of brilliant speakers.In today’s program you will John Lloyd ex CICD secretary and Marion Harper ex honorary secretary – Unitarian Peace Memorial Church

Duration:00:15:12

International Day of People with Disability

11/30/2019
Today Brianna Aldersea and Lia presented the program on International Day of People with Disability.Brianna is an environmental university student, CICD member also a member on the media committee.

Duration:00:15:12

CICD 60th Anniversary - the past, present and the future

11/23/2019
On Sunday 10 November 2019, CICD celebrated its 60th Anniversary. There were number of brilliant speakers.In today’s program you will hear Prof. Joe Camilleri from Pax Christi and Joan Coxsedge Artist and peace activist.

Duration:00:15:12

Events in Bolivia

11/16/2019
Today Bri Aldersea presented the program on events in Bolivia.Brianna is an environmental university student, CICD member also a member on the media committee.On Sunday 10 November CICD celebrated its 60th Anniversary. The celebration was a success there were around 100 members and supporters celebrated with us. There were number of brilliant speakers.In today’s program you will hear the CICD Executive Chairperson John Speight and Denis Doherty from Anti Basis Coalition from Sydney.

Duration:00:15:11

The US-Australia military alliance Part 2

11/9/2019
CICD will celebrates its 60th Anniversary - 60 years of active campaigning on peace and nuclear disarmament, social justice and much more on Sunday 10th November, 2019.Today Bevan Ramsdan and Andrew Fullerton sought to debunk a number of myths about wars Australia has been involved in. they’ve been inspired to do this after reading the book ‘Secret- The making of Australia’s Security State’ by veteran investigative journalist Brian Toohey. This book is highly informative and well worth...

Duration:00:15:12

The US-Australia military alliance Part 1

11/2/2019
CICD will celebrate its 60th Anniversary - 60 years of active campaigning on peace and nuclear disarmament, social justice and much more……There will be number of speakers who will be sharing their memories and activities with CICD, there will be music food and drinks.Today Bevan Ramsdan and Andrew Fullerton examined the impact on the Australian community of United States imperialism. They looked at the US-Australia military alliance which has involved us in US-instigated wars, has resulted...

Duration:00:15:12

CICD’s 60th Anniversary and the Games industry

10/26/2019
CICD will celebrate its 60th Anniversary - 60 years of active campaigning on peace and nuclear disarmament, social justice and much more……There will be number of speakers who will be sharing their memories and activities with CICD, Trade Union Choir will be performing and there will be food and drinks.The games industry has come to be a very big industry with very high value, which amounts to a worth of about $134.9 billion in 2018. In comparison, the film industry was worth $136 billion in...

Duration:00:15:12

CICD’s 60th Anniversary and Anti-Poverty Week, 13th – 19th October 2019

10/19/2019
CICD will celebrate its 60th Anniversary - 60 years of active campaigning on peace and nuclear disarmament, social justice and much more……We'd like to invite you to celebrate this with us at our anniversary function.There will be number of speakers who will be sharing their memories and activities with CICD, there will be food and drinks and music. Also,The week of October 13th to 19th has been declared Anti-Poverty Week, Bevan Ramsdan and Andrew Fullerton discussed the statistics about...

Duration:00:15:12

The Venezuelan solidarity event held at the MUA hall on Thursday 3 October 2019 - part 2

10/12/2019
We presented part 2 of a recorded program from the Venezuelan solidarity event held at the MUA hall on Thursday 3 October 2019. In part one we heard Kevin Bracken ex-union official, peace activist and campaigner, speaking about the Venezuelan solidarity groups who visited Venezuela this year and campaigning for support with the Venezuelan people. We also heard Daniel Gasparri, the Charge d'affaires at the Embassy of the Bolivaran Republic of Venezuela to Australia, speaking about the US...

Duration:00:15:12

The Venezuelan solidarity event held at the MUA hall on Thursday 3 October 2019

10/5/2019
Presented a recorded program from the Venezuelan solidarity event held at the MUA hall on Thursday 3 October 2019 – you will hear Kevin Bracken ex-union official, peace activist and campaigner, you will also hear Daniel Gasparri, the Charge d'affaires at the Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela speaking about the US aggression and sanctions imposed on Venezuelan people.

Duration:00:15:12

The International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, and the issues surrounding a land rights dispute in Victoria

9/28/2019
26 September was the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, an important opportunity for individuals and organisations across the world to support the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, calling on our national governments to sign and ratify it.Also a brief history of the issues surrounding a land rights dispute in Victoria.The current struggle of the Djab Wurrung people for recognition of a cultural site outside Ararat in Western Victoria shows the...

Duration:00:15:12