4ZZZ launched its glorious tradition of counting down listeners' 100 favourite songs on New Year's Day 1977. More than 10 years later, 2JJJ in Sydney (which employed many ex-Zed staff) began conducting its own Hot 100. Because 4ZZZ held the rights to the name Hot 100, there was a little bit of legal biffo when TripleJ became a national broadcaster, so they changed the name of their survey to the "Hottest 100".
Canadian First Nations vow to #ShutDownCanada this Friday
#ShutDownCanada is asked that people don’t buy, fly or work today, and keep the kids home from school”.
The Facebook event page hosted by “In Solidarity with all Land Defenders” is listing events being organised by different organisations throughout Canada, and states that forcing the government to address the thousands of missing and murdered Indigenous women throughout Canada is one of their primary aims.
“Make no mistake that systemic racism and structural violence are connected to the needs of this illegal colonial state to maintain control of the land for exploitation. That is why we must call attention to these issues at the same time,” the Facebook page reads. “It’s all connected.”