ChangeMakers (AUS)

When Donald Trump took power, one of his first orders was to ban Syrian refugees entering the United States. In many parts of the world politicians are increasingly scapegoating refugees, and in the process denying them their human rights. But there is one country that has decided to treat refugees with basic human decency. Uganda doesn't lock up its refugees. Instead, they live in settlements with freedom of movement, access to land and education. What can the rest of the world learn from Uganda?

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ChangeMakers (AUS)
00:24:55 12/17/2017

Past Episodes

Social media abuse tries to shut people down, and is frighteningly common for women and people of colour. This is the story of how Amnesty decided to map twitter and see if it could stop it.
00:41:19 6/8/2019
In Australia it's hard for newly arrived refugees to find a new job. In 2011, Settlement Services International found a way for refugees to create businesses for themselves - by using the marketplace as a changemaker.
00:38:03 6/8/2019
In late 2018 thousands of people from across Central America walked North to the border of the USA and into the political maelstrom of the midterm elections. How did they organise themselves and what did they achieve?
00:48:17 6/8/2019

We have radical challenges like climate change and inequality but not many radical political leaders. What does it take to find and elect leaders like Alexandria Ocasio Cortez? Becky Bond was one of the Field Directors for the Bernie Sanders campaign and she shares her experience of combining radical agendas and political parties.

00:40:33 3/31/2019

Do you wish politicians would spill the beans on how politics actually works? Then this chat is for you. Topics range from Your Rights at Work, the ALP and the Adani mine.

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00:50:37 3/7/2019

Can universities be change makers? Marc Stears has not only been a Professor at Oxford but a leading figure in the UK Labour Party under Ed Miliband. He shares what he has learnt about transitioning across the university-practitioner divide in the pursuit of social impact, and his new role as Director of Sydney Policy Lab.

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00:39:10 2/19/2019

Can squatters ever hope to become land owners? An inspiring story from Thailand shows what it takes for poor people to rebuild the city around them.

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00:37:14 12/1/2018

How do we overcome chronic long term homelessness? On this episode we look at one campaign which decided to set an absurdly ambitious goal to try and solve the homelessness problem.

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00:28:33 12/1/2018

What is a church doing running a facility where illegal drugs can be used openly? And why?

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00:48:24 12/1/2018

What can we learn when a Hollywood TV show gets into ChangeMaking? Comedy show Brooklyn 99 took on police racism. How did they do it in a way that people didn't turn off?
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00:26:56 10/27/2018

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