On the box

September 28, 2005

Lonely Planet Six Degrees: Havana — Travel show explores Havana, Cuba from the viewpoint of the people living there. SBS, Friday, September 30, 7.30pm.

Sex 'n' Pop: It Ain't Necessarily So — Hits the gay dance floor and traces the history of gay emancipation. SBS, Friday, September 30, 10.05pm.

Class: The Corporate Box — Series exploring social classes in Australia. SBS, Monday, October 3, 5pm.

China, the Great Step Forward: Chinese Women in the 20th Century — Looks at early struggles for women's rights, with attempts to ban foot binding and arranged marriages and to establish schools for girls. ABC, Monday, October 3, 11.00pm.

Cutting Edge: Africa — America's New Oil Target — As world oil reserves decline, the US and other world powers are competing for African oil and the US is setting up military bases in west Africa. SBS, Tuesday, October 4, 8.30pm.

Message Stick: Wiradjuri — Reclaiming the Wiradjuri language, under the guidance of the Wiradjuri Council of Elders. ABC, Thursday, October 6, 3am.

The Persuaders — Explores how marketing and advertising have come to influence not only what US consumers buy, but also how they view themselves and the world. SBS, Thursday, October 6, 2pm.

The Mary G Show: Race and Stereotypes — Mary investigates racial stereotypes. Is there any truth to them? SBS, Wednesday, October 12, 3.30pm.

Afghanistan: Hell of a Nation — Goes behind the scenes in the lead-up to the first-ever direct presidential elections in Afghanistan. SBS, Thursday, October 13, 2pm.

From Green Left Weekly, September 28, 2005.
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