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Friday 4 February

Featuring the latest in activist campaigns and struggles against oppression fighting for a better world with anti-capitalist analysis on current affairs and international politics. 

Presenters: Jacob Andrewartha, Sue Bolton

Newsreports

Headline news the presenters discuss the massive industrial strike wave in Britain that took place at the start of Feb and what it represents in terms of politics in Britain.

What's in Green Left this week?

Presenters discussed issues raised from the following articles in Green Left this week.

Jenin massacre a deadly start to 2023 for Palestinians | Green Left - While Israeli soldiers stormed Jenin and killed 10 Palestinians, members of Israeli registered professional cycling teams were training on roads in and around Geelong

Victorian Coroner calls for urgent change to bail law | Green Left - Coroner Simon McGregor, who conducted the inquest into the death in prison of Gunditjmara, Dja Dja Wurrung, Wiradjuri and Yorta Yorta woman Veronica Nelson, said Victoria’s Bail Act needs to be “urgently” amended

Interviews and Discussion

Interview and discussion with Thalia Anthony, Professor of Law, University of Technology Sydney with expertise is in the areas of criminal law and procedure and Indigenous people and the law, with a particular specialisation in Indigenous criminalisation and Indigenous community justice mechanisms.

Thalia discussed with the presenters the current frenzy around the Alice Springs crime wave and how it risks repeating the same moral panics and deployment of top-down policies which disempower First Nations people. You can listen to the individual interview here.

Interview and discussion with Andrew Chuter a activist with Action for Public Housing about campaigning for public housing in NSW and how naïve economic theories of supply and demand will not fix the homelessness problem. You can listen to the individual interview here.

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