Jacob and Zane speak with Chris Jenkins (Socialist Alliance candidate in the upcoming WA state elections) about the State Government’s intention to privatise assets for quick cash and filtering money to the ROE 8 freight link road; and that as a result native Title is being undermined, sacred sites trashed, and funds diverted from services in Aboriginal communities to building new prisons. Listen here.
International Women’s Day wrap-up and discussion of ‘a day without a woman’ strikes in the USA as well as women’s strikes in other parts of the world.
Jacob and Zane speak with Hunter Workers activist Leigh Shears who is part of the organising group for the upcoming March in March in Newcastle on the 25 March. Leigh discusses the politics and diversity of the organising group, and the context - with attacks on workers happening on multiple fronts. Listen here.
Zebedee Parkes on the Sanctuary Campus movement in the USA - can we do it here?
35 Bangladeshi Garment Workers Released from prison after union campaign.
John Quiggin – the case for renationalising Australia’s electricity grid.
Majority of Australians support the provision of pill testing as a safety measure for recreational users.
Mines and Metals Association calls to block union entry at mine sites.
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