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With Zane, Jacob and Denis

24 June 201

7:15am  We spoke with Lalitha Chelliah lead senate candidate for the Socialist Alliance about the importance of being involved in the struggle as a Tamil woman, a feminist and a trade unionist. We also discussed the need for radical climate policy and the ongoing importance of a strong culture of trade unionism.

 

7:45am we spoke with Ash Blackwell candidate for Wills for the Drug Law reform party about the importance of harm minimisation, how decriminalisation has fared in Portugal and Colorado and how medical (vs criminal) approaches to drug abuse would save money and save lives.

 

8:10am We spoke with Bruce Poon from the Animal Justice Party. Bruce spoke about giving a voice to animals in Parliament, why moving from animal agriculture to plant agriculture is key to climate action and why the AJP is preferencing the Liberal party ahead of Labour in the seat of LaTrobe at the upcoming election.

 

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