Educating for Social Change
No more pokies in Wellington -Tina McIvor from the Problem Gambling Foundation

No more pokies in Wellington -Tina McIvor from the Problem Gambling Foundation

September 15, 2020

Victoria and John interview Tina McIvor - Health Promotion Lead at Problem Gambling Foundation of New Zealand

Sign up to the campaign here:

https://our.actionstation.org.nz/petitions/no-more-pokies-in-wellington

Find out more here about the Problem Gaming Foundation:

https://www.pgf.nz/

Mike Gourley’s Hidden Histories returns with a discussion with the authors of ‘Here We Are, Read Us: Women, Disability And Writing’

Mike Gourley’s Hidden Histories returns with a discussion with the authors of ‘Here We Are, Read Us: Women, Disability And Writing’

August 23, 2020

You can read more here:

https://artsaccessadvocates.org.nz/Crip-the-Lit-telling-our-stories-our-way

Victoria talks with two young people about voting and Grant Brookes from Unions Wellington

Victoria talks with two young people about voting and Grant Brookes from Unions Wellington

August 10, 2020

Leading up to the elections next month, Victoria talks to Grant Brookes from Unions Wellington about their activities and to Micah and Jamie, two high school students about why the elections are important to them.

Victoria Quade talks to Sitene Peta Si’ulepa about Matariki, the Polynesian Panthers and Samoana Jazz Festival.
Hidden Histories with Mike Gourley Part 4

Hidden Histories with Mike Gourley Part 4

July 15, 2020

Mike Gourley is joined by Wendi Wicks and Robyn Hunt and discusses the often acknowledged role of disabled women in our society, especially at those times we mark the successes of Women’s Suffrage in New Zealand, which was achieved at the end of the nineteenth century. 

The second interview is with Kate Hunter from Te Herenga waka and Director of the Stout Research Centre.

https://thespinoff.co.nz/author/robyn-hunt/
https://people.wgtn.ac.nz/kate.hunter

[Pictured Kate Hunter at podium]

Emalani Case reads her poem FISSURED

Emalani Case reads her poem FISSURED

July 9, 2020

Dr Emalani Case reads her poem FISSURED and talks about what inspired it.

Please sign the petition against NZ involvement in RIMPAC in Hawai'i (Rim of the Pacific Warfare Exercises)

https://our.actionstation.org.nz/petitions/cancel-rimpac-2020-new-zealand-withdraw-1

You can read more here:

https://thespinoff.co.nz/politics/10-06-2020/dear-new-zealand-please-dont-bring-your-war-games-to-my-hawaiian-home/

And listen to her interview with Education for Social Change here:

https://wwea.podbean.com/e/interview-about-rimpac-with-dr-emalani-case/

 

[Photo of Emalani with 'Demilitarize Hawai'i' sign at Pōhakuloa in 2018]

Victoria and John interview Kate about OA’s Justice System Policy

Victoria and John interview Kate about OA’s Justice System Policy

July 8, 2020

Kate McIntyre talks about Organise Aotearoa's Justice System Policy:

https://organiseaotearoa.nz/2020/06/25/how-can-we-fix-the-broken-justice-system

You can find out more about PAPA here:

https://papa.org.nz/

And the Prison Correspondence Network here:

https://pcn.nz/

You can also read more here:

https://thedailyblog.co.nz/2020/06/30/organise-aotearoa-launches-report-on-the-justice-system/

 

John and Victoria discuss mutual aid with Sam Buchanan and KT Julian

John and Victoria discuss mutual aid with Sam Buchanan and KT Julian

July 8, 2020

This week we chat about mutual aid, what is it, and how can it work.

Victoria and John interview KT Julian from Mote Oo Education

Victoria and John interview KT Julian from Mote Oo Education

July 8, 2020

Mote Oo aims to promote social change through context appropriate materials and services for the non-formal adult education sector and is based in Myanmar. We support community educators in building a just and peaceful society through teacher training and curriculum development.

You can find out more information here:

https://moteoo.org/en

https://www.facebook.com/moteooeducation/

Interview with Edwina Hughes discussing NZ Military Spending

Interview with Edwina Hughes discussing NZ Military Spending

June 24, 2020

John interviews veteran peace campaigner and organiser for Peace Movement Aotearoa Edwina Hughes about what non-violence means, and New Zealand's military spending.

You can find out more about Peace Movement Aotearoa here:

https://www.facebook.com/PeaceMovementAotearoa/

There is a petition for cancelling our involvement in RIMPAC
https://our.actionstation.org.nz/petitions/cancel-rimpac-2020-new-zealand-withdraw-1

 

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