The year to come: National Union of Students

[PShift broadcast 9 Jan 2015 4zzz fm 102.1 Friday at noon]

Andy and Ian spoke with Karl Jackson from the National Union of Students NUS about their campaigns to protect student rights in 2015.

Is the Education System egalitarian? What is its aim? Why is the federal government de-regulating the tertiary education sector? What is the role of the corporations? What about de-schooling society?

Andy gave a brief run down of what is happening in West Papua:
Several days ago, the Indonesian military and police arrested scores of West Papuans in Utikini village near Timika, which is very close to the world’s largest goldmine. According to reports, up to 116 West Papuan men, women and children were arrested and tortured… http://freewestpapua.org/2015/01/09/over-100-west-papuans-arrested-with-houses-burned-down/

Listen to the program at http://ondemand.4zzzfm.org.au/paradigm-shift/2015-01-09

Playlist

Georgia Maq – Musings of a 16 year old Georgia McDonald

Strange Tenants – I don’t want to fight your war

Crow Eater – Spit on your floor

Suicidal Tendencies – We are family

Tibet2Timbuktu – Heart sutra

Bob Marley and the Wailers – Oppressed song

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