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(Frieda Werden)

WINGS #12-20 Slovenia Uprising

Protests rejecting the Right

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Length: 0:28:46
Uploaded: 10 Jul, 2020

Recording Date: 6 Jul, 2020
Recording Location: Melbourne, Australia and Denman Island BC
Logsheet: none
Language: English
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
Copyright: Nonprofit use only. For more permissios, contact accentofwomen@gmail.com

Program Title: WINGS #12-20 Slovenia Uprising
Description: Slovenia is a social democracy that was the first to secede from the Yugoslav Federation. It has relatively good conditions for women, including abortion legalized in its Constitution. Just after COVID-19 arrived there this spring, its Parliament changed hands without an election, from a neoliberal-headed coalition to one led by a right-wing proto-fascist ally of Hungary's Orban. Angry members of the public have been demonstrating for more than 10 weeks.

Host(s): Jiselle Hanna and Frieda Werden
Featured Speakers/Guests: Jiselle Hanna of the Australian program Accent of Women interviewed Nika Kovac [pronounced KoVatch] - Director of the 8 March institute, which researches social divisions and political economy, using feminist theory, and is also involved in direct collective action.

Credits: Adapted for WINGS from Jiselle Hanna's interview in the series Accent of Women:https://www.3cr.org.au/accentofwomen/episode-202006300830/protests-and-covid-19-slovenia
WINGS series producer, Frieda Werden

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Topic:
News
Politics > Feminism
Politics > Activism
Politics > Political Parties
Television
Type: Weekly Program

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Comments: Interview by Jiselle Hanna for Accent of Women - adapted for WINGS by FW https://www.3cr.org.au/accentofwomen/episode-202006300830/protests-and-covid-19-slovenia

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