On the box


The Chaser's War on Everything — Confronting and lampooning key players from the world of politics, business, religion, media and culture. ABC, Friday, June 23, 10.15pm.

Sixty Thousand Barrels — Nancy Hillier, a defiant and audacious 78-year-old, has led residents' actions against her polluting corporate neighbours for most of her life. SBS, Monday, June 26, 3.30pm.

Nelson Mandela — Explores Mandela's approach to establishing South Africa as a nation without racial segregation. ABC, Tuesday, June 27, 12am.

Upstaging: Leah Purcell — Profile of Indigenous artist Leah Purcell, who has worked as a singer, actor, writer, choreographer, producer and director for theatre, film and television. ABC, Wednesday, June 28, 3.15am

Made in China — Explores the relationship between US job losses and US consumers' insatiable desire for bargains by looking at the way Wal-Mart does business. SBS, Thursday, June 29, 2pm.

Born Into Struggle — Barney Desai was a political hero during South Africa's struggle for freedom, yet as a father he was absent emotionally. SBS, Thursday, June 29, 8.30pm.

From Green Left Weekly, June 21 2006.
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