Download here: Ep. 122 PACER PLUS 'free' trade in the Pacific, and an ethical Facebook
Aired on 2SER radio 107.3FM Sydney 9-9.30am - 16th September 2010
Presented by Tessa Dowdell and Jessica Minshall
In-studio guest: Harvey Purse, Trade Justice Campaigner with AFTINET
First we revisit a forum about the Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations (PACER PLUS), recorded by the Third Degree in June 2009. Maureen Penjeuli is the Coordinator of the Pacific Network on Globalisation.
Since then, community groups are calling for Non State Actor meetings to be held alongside official talks, and a moratorium on the exclusion of essential services such as education, health and water and investment.
Our guest, Harvey Purse, explains.
DIASPORA- THE ANTI-FACEBOOK?
This week Facebook shut down a large group on their network protesting the Australian Government's proposed internet filter. It's just the latest in a series of concerning privacy violations on Facebook's part.
Third Degree's Simon Unwin reports this week on a project that aims to decentralise the web and take back our electronic social lives: A new, more ethical and open source project - called Diaspora.