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Actively Radical TV — Sydney community television's progressive current affairs producers tackle the hard issues from the activist's point of view. CTS Sydney (UHF 31), every Thursday, 10pm and Saturday, 7pm. Ph 9565 5522.

Access News — Melbourne community TV, Channel 31, has excellent coverage of industrial, environmental and community actions throughout Victoria. Access News broadcasts every Monday at 8pm. Phone 9633 6976 to contact the producers or make a donation.

The Ride — In South Dakota, the Travellers explore poverty, prejudice and cultural identity on and off a Native American reservation. SBS, Friday, November 6, 11.25pm.

Russian Roulette — For more than 30 years, Soviet nuclear weapons were deployed in response to the US arms build-up. With the end of the Cold War, Russia's military arsenal rapidly fell into disrepair. This program investigates the potential consequences. SBS, Tuesday, November 10, 8pm.