On the box

August 2, 2009

The Religious Right at the Crossroads – The 2008 US presidential election was a watershed moment in US politics, shattering the decades-old alliance between the Republican Party and conservative evangelical Christians. SBS1, Monday, August 10, 2.30pm.

The Gold Rush — On January 24, 1848, James Marshall found gold near the fork of the American and Sacramento Rivers, and unleashed a massive migration from around the world to what had been a forgotten backwater. SBS2, Monday, August 10, 7.30pm.

Test Tube Babies – Story of two doctors whose work became the focus of debate over the boundaries of science and a precursor of the current debate over cloning and stem-cell research. SBS2, Wednesday, August 12, 7.30pm.

Darfur: Between the Lines – After years of humanitarian crises and massive loss of life, the combined UN/African Union peace-keeping force arrives in Darfur. SBS1, Thursday, August 13, 2.30pm.

The Commercialisation of Childhood – Traces the evolution and impact of the US's multi-billion dollar youth marketing industry, and its ability to transform American children into one of the most powerful and profitable demographics in the world. ABC1, Thursday, August 13. 8.30pm.

You need Green Left, and we need you!

Green Left is funded by contributions from readers and supporters. Help us reach our funding target.

Make a One-off Donation or choose from one of our Monthly Donation options.

Become a supporter to get the digital edition for $5 per month or the print edition for $10 per month. One-time payment options are available.

You can also call 1800 634 206 to make a donation or to become a supporter. Thank you.