On the Box


Actively Radical TV — Sydney community television's progressive current affairs producers tackle the hard issues from the activist's point of view. Includes the Green Left news. CTS Sydney (UHF 31), every Sunday, 9pm. Phone 9564 1277. Visit <http://www.channel31.org> for program details.

Fearless Stories From Asian Women: Breaking the Caste — Fathima Burnad is fighting to change a social structure that has existed for 3,000 years. In India, where the caste system has created apartheid-like discrimination, child labour is common and women have few rights. SBS, Friday, March 19, 3.30pm.

Message Stick: Banjo Clarke — Clarke was a Gunditjmara Elder who touched many lives. Before he died, he dictated his story to Camilla Chance. The book 'Wisdom Man' is his story. ABC, Friday, March 19, 6pm.

Pol Pot And The Khmer Rouge: Power And Terror — Four-part series explores the history of the Khmer Rouge from its beginnings in Cambodia in 1968 through to its ultimate seizure of power and campaigns of mass torture and murder. SBS, Tuesday, March 23, 12.25am.

Cutting Edge: Straddling The Fence — Thomas Friedman, Pulitzer prize-winning journalist and author, visits the controversial wall that is being built to separate Palestinians from Israelis, in order to gauge the feeling on both sides. SBS, Tuesday March 23, 8.30pm.

From Green Left Weekly, March 17, 2004.
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