Daily Archives: April 17, 2015

Wicked Pickets and Anti-War actions

Paradigm Shift [community radio 4zzz fm 102.1 fridays at noon] covers two important issues: sexist advertising and the ongoing war in Iraq.

Listen to Paradigm Shift on demand at http://ondemand.4zzzfm.org.au/paradigm-shift

Paradigm Shift

[PShift broadcast 4ZZZ fm 102.1 on 17 April 2015 with Nicole and Andy.Wicked Pickets and about war. The show covers issues taken up around Australia and the world by the activist community.] Listen to paradigm Shift on demand at http://ondemand.4zzzfm.org.au/paradigm-shift

Episode Notes

Wicked Pickets

Wicked Pickets
Brisbane based community action group trying to get sexist and abusive advertising removed from camper vans.

Legal action taken against Wicked Campervans slogan – ‘inside every princess is a little slut who wants to try it just once’.

John Webb who is the owner of Wicked Campervans promised to take down advertising that is part of ‘rape culture’. He failed to keep his word … so Wicked Pickets decided to take up the fight against abusive advertising.

Wicked Campers is an Australian camper van rental company based in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The company also has outlets in other parts of Australia…

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Maori to rally against remote Indigenous community closures

Maori-led protests against the closure of Aboriginal communities will be held ahead of Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s visit to New Zealand next week. http://nirs.org.au/_content_data/_audio/Te-Ururoa-Flavell—Maori-Support.wav.mp3 Mr Abbott will visit Wellington on Monday for an Australian dedication at the National War Memorial … Continue reading