Right Now Radio 7/7/11

By Right Now Radio

The first of a two-part NAIDOC series: we speak to Ken Lechleitner, Alice Springs resident and founding member of the First Nations Political Party, and Katie Robertson, Northern Territorian welfare lawyer, about income management and the Northern Territory intervention, and the importance of Aboriginal leadership.

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Blackout (poem)

By Bänoo Zan

Bänoo Zan’s poem was written in the aftermath of countrywide protests against sudden steep rise in fuel price in Iran on November 15. Authorities shot down the Internet of the whole country and embarked on a horrific killing spree. Amnesty International has so far verified 208 deaths in less than a week.