Radio Resistance
2018 broadcasts

8th June, 2018

This week's broadcast features:
- Tommy Robinson lionisation by far right, and Leeds racist attacks
- Fracking news, including interview at Marriotts protection camp
- Strikes in Brazil, Jordan and Iran
- DFLA racist demo in Manchester, and anti-racist counter demo
- Brian Richardson of Stand Up To Racism speech at Sheffield SUTR regional conference
- Rajoy resigns as Spanish leader - good riddance!
- Nadia Id of Stand Up To Racism speech at Sheffield SUTR regional conference
- Chesterfield SW forum on Grenfell One Year On - How do we get justice? with Amy Murch

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1st June, 2018

This week's broadcast features:
- Irish abortion referendum - a landslide for women's rights
- Tommy Robinson jailed - not a hero but a racist zero
- Wigan NHS strike and wholly owned subsidiaries
- Pauline Twigg, of Royal College of Midwives, speech at Chesterfield May Day
- Demos  in Germany against fascist AfD
- Heather Fletcher, of Jewish Muslim Forum, speech at Manchester anti-FLA rally
- Fracking update - Tinker Lane camp and Marriotts lock ons
- Chris Peace speech at Chesterfield May Day
- Colin Hampton, of Unite Community Branch, speech at Chesterfield Universal Credit meeting

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25th May 2018

This week's broadcast features:
- Trump's planned visit on 13th July - why we must protest
- Gail Ward of DPAC speaks about Universal Credit
- Luton Airport strikes, featuring Chesterfield May Day speech by Len McCluskey of  Unite
- Manchester demo against the Fascists, Losers and Assholes
- Grenfell Tower fire inquiry
- Speeches from FBU North West and LGBT Against Islamophobia, at Manchester anti FLA demo
- Fracking update, including continuation of Misson Springs Solidarity Weekend report

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18th May 2018
A Royal wedding free zone!

This week's broadcast features:
- Israel slaughters protesting Palestinians in Gaza
- TUC New Deal for Working People demo in London, feat speech by Mark Serwotka of the PCS union
- College and school strikes, featuring Chesterfield May Day speech by  Kevin Coutney of the  NEU
- Fracking update and Misson Springs solidarity weekend
- Racism, the "hostile environment", and the coming manchester demo against the FLA
- National Pensioners Convention speech at Chesterfield May Day
- Poetry at Misson Springs solidarity weekend

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11th May 2018

This week's broadcast has reports on:
- Local election results - not a disaster, but could be better
- Trump attacks Iran while Israel bombs Syria
- James Eaden (Chez TUC) speech at Sheffield demo against Syria bombing (April)
- French strikes and protests
- Chesterfield May Day report
- David Kesteven speech at Chesterfield May Day
- Poverty among young people won't be helped by hammering older people
- Andrjez Zebrowski of United Against Racism (Poland) speech at Chesterfield May Day
- Coming Disability Campaigners events

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5th May 2018

This week's broadcast has reports on:
- Windrush Generation racism - Rudd goes, will Savid Javid be any different?
- Anti-Semitism in Labour Party
   plus statement by Louise Haigh MP on Gaza protesters' killings by Israel
- Greek strikes and protests
- Windrush protests, including Sheffield Windrush demo
- Fracking update and Chesterfield May Day
- Trump's planned UK visit
   plus Sheffield Creative Action for Peace on demo against bombing of Syria

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Deeper Underground
Speeches from Sheffield demo for Windrush migrants, 30th April 2018:

27th April 2018

This week's broadcast has reports on:
- Racist treatment of Windrush Generation migrants
- Saudi Arabia bombing of Yemen
- French strikes and student protests
- Israel again attacks Gaza protestors
- Are we being brainwashed by the media?
- Fracking update

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Latest broadcast
21st April 2018


This week's broadcast has reports on:
- Bombing of Syria is about Western imperialism
- Chesterfield Defend Our NHS public meeting
- French strikes and student protests
- Demos against bombing of Syria
- Homelessness not caused by immigration
- Last Saturday's Palestine demo, with updated news
- Fracking update, plus Dennis Skinner MP's speech of 24th February

Held over until next week's broadcast, we still want your views on:
- Does the media brainwash us, and to what degree?
- Is social media spying on us, using our personal info for sinister purposes?
- Does social media cut us off with the real world, or connect us to it?

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Deeper Underground

(Almost) Full recording of Monday 16th April's Defend Our NHS public meeting, at Chesterfield Labour Club

14th April 2018

This week's broadcast has reports on:
- Refugee kids denied schooling by Tories
- Hungarian election disaster as far right gains
- French strikes build and UK workers show solidarity
- Demos for Palestine, with audio from Sheffield demo
- Avoiding racist memes and conspiracy theories
- Anti-fracking action and Sheffield tree protests,
   with audio from Rochdale Herald writer

In time for next week's broadcast, we especially want your views on:
- Does the media brainwash us, and to what degree?
- Is social media spying on us, using our personal info for sinister purposes?
- Does social media cut us off with the real world, or connect us to it?

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7th April 2018
Return broadcast


This week's broadcast has reports on:
- Israeli military violently attack Palestinian demonstrators
- anti-Semitism smears against Corbyn and Labour
- French workers strike against Macron's attacks
- Racism, Football Lads Alliance, and solidarity with Muslims
- Gypsies and travellers welcome in Chesterfield
- Robin Hood vs Fracking in Bolsover

In time for next week's broadcast, we especially want your views on:
- Does the media brainwash us, and to what degree?
- Is social media spying on us, using our personal info for sinister purposes?
- Are conspiracy theories real or racist bullshit?
- Does social media cut us off with the real world, or connect us to it?

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10th March, 2018

In this week's broadcast:
- Hunger strike at Yarls Wood refugee detention centre
- Does immigration really drive down wages ?
- West Virginia teachers' strike
- Fracking, with speech by Deb of Frack Free Sherwood Forest
   (at Not For Shale march, 24-2-2018)
- Hinkley Point, BBB and unpaid wages
- Racism, with speech by Ianna Iannou of the UCU at UCL university
   (at Stand Up To Racism Trade Union conference, 10-2-2018)



2nd March, 2018

In this week's broadcast:
- University  lecturers' strikes
- Italy election - a looming swing to the right?
- Grenfell Tower cladding scandal, including speech by Moyra Samuels
   of Justice 4 Grenfell, at SUTR TU conference, 10/2/2018
- Not For Shale anti-fracking march, including speech by
   David Kestevan of Eckington Against Fracking
- March to save Margate Hospital's stroke unit, plus speech by
   Jackie Berry, an intensive care nurse, at NHS In Crisis rally 3/2/2018
- Refugees put in danger by burning bus, plus speech by
   Claire Moseley of Care 4 Calais,
at SUTR TU conference, 10/2/2018

Comments and views wanted for our discussion on:
The TV licence - is there a fairer way of funding the BBC ?
And how should the BBC be run ?


23rd February, 2018

In this week's broadcast:
- University strikes and tuition fees
- Foreign aid, charities and imperialism
- Parkland School shooting and protest walkouts
- Not For Shale anti-fracking march
- Victory against mental health cuts
   including speech by parents of Becky Romero, at 3rd February's
   NHS In Crisis march in London
- Winston Churchill - hero or villain
    including audio from last Thursday night's
    Chesterfield Socialist Worker forum

Comments and views wanted for our discussion on:
The TV licence - is there a fairer way of funding the BBC ?
And how should the BBC be run ?


Deeper Underground

Chesterfield Socialist Worker forum on Thursday 15th February:
Winston Churchill - hero or villain ?

17th February, 2018

In this week's broadcast:
- Stand Up To Racism Trade Union conference on Saturday 10th February,
   including speech by Weyman Bennett (SUTR)
- Victories against fracking
- Strikes in universities, colleges and schools
- Sheffield protests to save trees
- Campaign to save Huddersfield Royal Infirmary,
   including speech from NHS In Crisis demo on Saturday 3rd February
- Enoch Powell, including speech by Roger McKenzie (Unison) at the
  
Stand Up To Racism Trade Union conference on Saturday 10th February

Comments and views wanted for our discussion on:
The TV licence - is there a fairer way of funding the BBC ?
And how should the BBC be run ?


9th February, 2018

In this week's broadcast:
- East Coast Mainline reverts to public ownership
- Derbyshire County Council says NO to fracking
- Stock market slump

Much audio from the NHS In Crisis - Fix It Now demo in London,
on Saturday 3rd February,
from:
- Steve Egley , RMT union
- Dr Tony O'Sullivan , Keep Our NHS Public
- Celia, of Unite the Union health division
- John Rees , Peoples Assembly
- Weyman Bennett , Stand Up To Racism

Comments and views wanted for our discussion on:
The TV licence - is there a fairer way of funding the BBC ?
And how should the BBC be run ?


2nd February, 2018

In this week's broadcast:
- Tory govt crisis and NHS crisis
- Haringey Development Vehicle
- Strikes in universities and FE colleges strike ballot
- South Yorkshire Womens Aid protest
- Misson Springs fracking protest
- Gypsy victims of the Nazi Holocaust

Comments and views wanted for our discussion on:
The TV licence - is there a fairer way of funding the BBC ?
And how should the BBC be run ?


Deeper Underground

Chesterfield Holocaust memorial meeting , Monday 29th January -
Sarah Mathias, author of "A Berlin Love Song", talks about the Gypsy victims of the Nazi Holocaust

27th January, 2018

In this week's broadcast:
- NHS crisis
- How PFI was beaten at Nottingham hospital
- Strikes and rally in Manchester
- Womens Marches and anti-Trump protests
- Dispossession film and Tory housing policy
- 1968 Glasgow storm and fracking disaster today

Comments and views wanted for our discussion on:
The TV licence - is there a fairer way of funding the BBC ?
And how should the BBC be run ?

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20th January, 2018

In this week's broadcast:
- Carillion collapse - what next?
- Trump, his cancelled visit, and his rabid policies
- Fujitsu strike after Ian Allinson laid off
- Tunisia protests
- Fracking update - KM8 court case, Ineos injunction appeal, local protests
- Git Of The Week

Comments and views wanted for our discussion on:
The TV licence - is there a fairer way of funding the BBC ?
And how should the BBC be run ?

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13th January, 2018

In this week's broadcast:
- Tories' reshuffle
- Free speech
- 10 reasons to join a union
- Fracking at Misson, near Doncaster
- Git Of The Week
- BBC and the TV licence

Comments and views wanted for our discussion on:
The TV licence - is there a fairer way of funding the BBC ?
And how should the BBC be run ?

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6th January, 2018
Fightback New Year

In the first broadcast of 2018:
- Protests in Iran
- NHS crisis
- Rail strikes and protests
- Fracking and plastics
- Git Of The Week returns!
- To boycott or not to boycott?

Comments and views wanted for our NEW coming discussion on:
The TV licence - is there a fairer way of funding the BBC ?
And how should the BBC be run ?

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