Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Tuesday 8 September 2020
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1:17 Job loss inequality and how to address it
Statistics NZ numbers have shown that 10 out of 11 people who have lost their jobs due to COVID-19, are women.
Iron Duke managing director and business advocate, Phil O'Reilly, talks to Jesse about the gender bias in job loss and why shovel ready projects aren't providing employment opportunities for women.
1:27 Cancer rehabilitation awareness week
Rehabilitation after cancer is being highlighted in a campaign led by New Zealand organisation, PINC & STEEL which specialises in helping survivors.
The organisation has launched the first ever Cancer Rehab Awareness week.
CEO Lou James talks to Jesse about the importance of ongoing support for survivors and where they can access it.
1:35 What WHO's special envoy Dr David Nabarro said about NZ's COVID plan
Political reporter with Newsroom, Marc Daalder, spoke to WHO's special envoy Dr David Nabarro about New Zealand's approach to COVID-19 and the prospect of elimination here.
Marc talks to Jesse about what Dr Nabarro sees here and how the future is looking without a COVID vaccine.
1:50 People are "loving" monarch butterflies to death
The Moths and Butterflies of NZ Trust is warning people to stop treating monarch butterflies as pets if they come across unwell or struggling ones.
Jacqui Knight is the Trust's secretary and talks about what they uncovered with people's behaviour while researching the impact of a parasite on the butterflies.
2:10 Pip Adam on haunted books
Creative writing teacher, novelist and book critic Pip Adam discusses the attraction of scary books. Today she reviews Hangsaman by Shirley Jackson; Sisters by Daisy Johnson and Black Sand Beach: Are you afraid of the Light? by Richard Fairgray.
2:20 Song intros from 1987 to today
With our attention spans decreased are great song intros becoming an endangered species? With platforms like Spotify are music fans skipping tracks if they don't get immediate gratification? Brad Warrington, AKA DJ Sticky Fingaz, is here to have a look at how they've changed over the last 40 years. A playlist of all tunes is available here.
3:10 Brian Deer - vaccine falsehoods and repercussions
As the world waits for a vaccine to end the Covid-19 pandemic, we'll talk about the father of the anti-vaxx movement. Andrew Wakefield falsely linked the MMR vaccine with autism 22 years ago and the repercussions are still being felt today. Journalist Brian Deer has been investigating the scandal for more than a decade His new book is called The Doctor Who Fooled the World: Science, Deception, and the War on Vaccines.
3:30 Only Human Influencer Nation Part Two
This week we follow on from the previous episode of Only Human - the story of a young photographer swept up in the world of social media.
3:45 The Panel with Catherine Robertson and Jock Anderson
Music played in this show
First Song: Spinning A Line - Fur Patrol
Music Feature: Groovy Intros with Brad Warrington
Eric B & Rakim - Paid In Full
Carmina Burana - O Fortuna
Pink Floyd - Wish you were here
Jean Michel Jarre - Oxygene 2
Gerry Raffity - Baker Street
Prince - 1999
Dire Straits - Money for Nothing
Bruce Hornsby and the range - The way it is
Guns and Roses - November rain
Rage against the machine - Killing in the name of
Whitney Houston - I will always love you
The Breeders - Cannonball
Ini Kamoze - Here Comes the hot stepper
Dawn Penn - You Don't Love Me (No, No, No, No)
Robert Miles - Children
The Verve - Bitter Sweet Symphony
The chemical Brothers - block Rockin beats
Shapeshifter - when I return ft ladi 6
Kaytranada - LITE SPOTS
Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody