Radio Resistance
2018 broadcasts

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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