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A weekly source of alternative information which aims to inspire action and organisation to put people and the environment first.
Covering international political issues and struggles against the exploitation of the people and exposing the bias in mainstream media that preferences the power brokers and denies access to information.

    Political Ramifications of the Irish Elections || Solidarity with Rojava in Europe || Save Banyule Campaign

    Political Ramifications of the Irish Elections || Solidarity with Rojava in Europe || Save Banyule Campaign

    Featuring the latest news in activist campaigns and struggles against oppression fighting for a better world with anti-capitalist analysis on current affairs and international politics. Australian Newshttps://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-02-20/hannah-baxter-camp-hill-car-fire-suspected-murder-suicide/11981348A discussion about the case of domestic violence and murder of Hannah Baxter and the failures of the police and media response to it.InterviewsA interview and discussion with Duroyan Fertl a activist and member of Sinn Fein based in Denmark about the results and political ramifications of the Irish Elections and what could potentially happen next as no government has being formed at this stage. Listen to the interview here. A interview with Kurdish solidarity activist and Socialist Alliance member Peter Boyle about his recent trip to Brussells where he was part of the annual Long March to free Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan attended by thousands of Kurdish solidarity activists and members of the Kurdish community in Europe and his attendance of a conference held in Brussels titled "“The European Union, Turkey, the Middle East and the Kurds”  organised by European Union Turkey Civic Commission and supported by the European United Left — Nordic Green Left (GUE/NGL), the Greens/European Free Alliance and the Socialists and Democrats (S&D). Listen to the interview here. A interview with Katie George who is a member of the Save Banyule – Tunnel not Trench campaign speaking about the impacts that the proposed North-East Link will have on her community. Listen to the interview here. 

    Building the Climate Movement We Need || The Bombing of Hosier Lane

    Building the Climate Movement We Need || The Bombing of Hosier Lane

    Featuring the latest news in activist campaigns and struggles against oppression fighting for a better world with anti-capitalist analysis on current affairs and international politics. Australian NewsCoronaVirus: Universities collude with race politics https://www.greenleft.org.au/content/coronavirus-universities-collude-race-politicsInternational NewsUnited States: Sanders vs the Democratic establishment https://www.greenleft.org.au/content/united-states-sanders-versus-democratic-establishmentPakistan: Call to Release Protesters facing terror charges https://www.greenleft.org.au/content/pakistan-call-release-protesters-facing-terror-chargesInterviewsA interview with Moreland Councillor and Socialist Alliance member Sue Bolton who is one of the initators of the Climate Justice Alliance in Melbourne on the new to build a united mass movement to address the Climate Crisis, the limitations of the NGO approach to building the Climate Movement and the need for continued mass mobilisation. Listen to the interview here.A interview with Tom Tanuki comedian about the recent paint bombing of Hosier Lane (https://www.theage.com.au/culture/art-and-design/art-is-supposed-to-provoke-emotion-hosier-lane-paint-bomber-speaks-out-20200211-p53zqu.html?fbclid=IwAR3S9j-ZnaCcCt_sxx-D1WUVUj_C5mRLgzkGqF9BDR_GgoH7yhFu5pu_r9M) and what it actually means in terms of the culture war among other things. Listen to the interview here. 

    The End of the Gandolfo Gardens || US Democrat Primaries || Trade Unions for Energy Democracy

    The End of the Gandolfo Gardens || US Democrat Primaries || Trade Unions for Energy Democracy

    Featuring the latest news in activist campaigns and struggles against oppression fighting for a better world with anti-capitalist analysis on current affairs and international politics. Australian NewsCoronavirus sparks racism https://www.greenleft.org.au/content/coronavirus-sparks-outbreak-racismInterviews and DiscussionA discussion with presenter Meghan Street about the conclusion of the Gandolfo Gardens campaign which was a campaign to stop the chopping of ancient trees in the suburb of Coburg in Melbourne and what it reveals about the nature of the state government and how they respond to the concerns of the community. Listen to the discussion here.A interview with member of the Democrat Socialists of America (DSA) Issac Silver in the United States about the Democrat primaries currently underway and the Bernie Sanders campaign specifically focusing on the results in Iowa and the politics of the Democrat establishment who are spooked about the potential possibility of a Bernie Sanders victory. Listen to the interview here A interview with the executive director of the United Workers Union Godfrey Moase on a new world-wide initative by the Trade Unions known as Trade Unions for Energy Democracy what it is advocating for and what just transitions means for workers around the world fighting for solutions to the Climate Crisis. Listen to the interview here.

    Neoliberalism & Sports || Trump's Deal of the Century & Palestine

    Neoliberalism & Sports || Trump's Deal of the Century & Palestine

    Featuring the latest news in activist campaigns and struggles against oppression fighting for a better world with anti-capitalist analysis on current affairs and international politics. Australian NewsCoronavirus outbreak: Australians will need to pay $1000 to be evacuated from Wuhan https://www.smh.com.au/politics/federal/australians-will-need-to-pay-1000-to-be-evacuated-from-wuhan-20200130-p53w71.htmlStop Adani Campaign bags a another win https://www.greenleft.org.au/content/stop-adani-campaign-bags-another-winHow Australia could have already transitioned to 100% renewable energy https://www.greenleft.org.au/content/how-australia-could-have-already-transitioned-100-renewable-energyWhy Australia's 1.3 emissions matter https://www.greenleft.org.au/content/why-australias-13-emissions-matterInternational newsUnited States: As Iowa caucuses approach, Democratic battle lines emerge https://www.greenleft.org.au/content/united-states-iowa-caucuses-approach-democratic-battle-lines-emergeUS uses Mexico, Guatemala to repress caravans of migrants https://www.greenleft.org.au/content/us-uses-mexico-guatemala-repress-caravans-migrantsWhy Australia's 1.3 emissions matter https://www.greenleft.org.au/content/why-australias-13-emissions-matterInterviews Janka Biyanwila a sociologist, author of Sports and The Global South: Work, Play and Resistance in Sri Lanka speaking about the recent #Sportsgate scandal and it's global context in terms of corruption, neoliberalism and the sports industry. Listen to the interview hereKhaleed Ghannam a member of Socialist Alliance and long-time palestinian activist speaking about the recent developments in Palestine most specifically Trump's proposed "deal of the century" and why it's problematic for the palestinian movement and their fight for liberation. Listen to the interview here

    The Health Impacts of the Bushfire Crisis || BHP in Northern Ecuador || Austrian Greens make deal with the right

    The Health Impacts of the Bushfire Crisis || BHP in Northern Ecuador || Austrian Greens make deal with the right

    Featuring the latest news in activist campaigns and struggles against oppression fighting for a better world.Australian NewsResidents Stand firm to protect Gandolfo Gardens https://www.greenleft.org.au/content/residents-stand-firm-protect-gandolfo-gardens Anthony Albanese says Australia Day should stay on 26 January https://www.sbs.com.au/news/anthony-albanese-says-australia-day-should-stay-on-26-januaryFirst Nations Communities show a lead in the fire crisis https://www.greenleft.org.au/content/first-nations-communities-show-lead-fire-crisis.Interviews Dr Kathryn Barraclough the Victorian Spokesperson for Doctors for the Environment speaks about the health impacts of the Bushfire crisis and why the Climate Crisis is a public health issue. Download or listen to the interview hereElizabeth Downes from Rainforest Action Group talking about the campaign against BHP in Northern Ecuador and how the community has mobilised is defense of land. Download and listen to the interview here.Margarita Windisch from Socialist Australia  spoke about the recent deal that the Austrian Greens have made with the right-wing party People's Party and how this reveals fighting for Climate justice involves a break from neoliberal capitalism. . Download and listen to the interview here.  

    Climate in Crisis: Bushfires in Australia || Protest Movement in India against CAA

    Climate in Crisis: Bushfires in Australia || Protest Movement in India against CAA

    Friday 17 January 2020Hosted by Jacob and Zane7am Intro and acknowledgement of country703am News: Bushfire crisis rolls on - Many fire victims getting measly one off $1000 payment after losing everything- Dump Scomo and break the power of the fossil capitalists- Firefighter: we are being kicked in the teeth by government- People power the silver lining of bushfire crisis- Climate change and its unequal impact on women-Donations roll in but it would be better if mining billionaires just paid their taxes- CFMEU mining division outflanks NSW liberal government on its right re: coal mine approvals- CFMEU wants more logging in National parks as response to bushfire crisis 739am News:- Residents stand form to protect Gandolfo gardens but sadly picket broken by cops and 113 trees set to get the chop to make way for level crossing removal works.- US aggression in Iran risks triggering a war and prompts protests in the USA 750am music: "Climate Strike" by When Our Turn Comes 755am News: - Former coal worker from Newcastle supports student strikers and calls for just transition- Relatives demand answers after Yorta Yorta woman dies in custody- Invasion day to highlight 25 years of colonial destruction 8am activist calendar 810am Jacob and Zane speak with Indian Australian community activist Vikrant Kishore about the massive strikes sweeping India in response to Islamophobic citizenship bills introduced by the Hindu Nationalist government of Narendra Modi.Kishore says that the proposed "Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA)" unfairly excludes Muslim refugees and migrants from applying for Indian citizenship and could render large number of people stateless and without rights. Student protests against the bill have been brutally repressed by police, leading to a polarisation between right wing nationalists supporting the Modi government on one side, and progressives who support a secular India on the other side mobilising around the strikes.

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