The Historical Significance of the Chinese Revolution || XR Spring Rebellion

Friday, 4 October 2019 - 7:00am to 8:30am

Friday 04 October 2019

Hosted by Jacob Andrewartha and Zane Alcorn

7am Intro and acknowledgement of country
702am News: 

-Djab Wurrung breakthrough with commitment to shift alignment of western highway extension to protect sacred trees

- Dutton proposes to kick climate protestors on welfare off their payments

- Climate strike: opportunity for unions to show solidarity with school kids fighting for their future and get on the front foot to defy Australia's anti strike laws

714am Jacob and Zane speak with Chris Slee, Socialist Alliance member and author of "China: Socialist revolution and capitalist restoration". Chris talks about the significance and gains of the 1949 revolution on its 70th anniversary as well as the restoration of capitalism starting with "market reforms" under president Deng Xiaoping starting in the 1980s. 
For more discussion of workers rights and struggles, political repression, environment and class in China check out 
745am News: 

Exporting our shame: Australia's dirty little secrets

751am Recording - Young Electrical Trades Union activist Scott Collorn speaks at the end of the climate strike on September 20 about the links between climate change and war.

758am News: Liberals squirm as south Australia's parlieament declares climate emergency

8am activist calendar

808am music: "Climate Strike" by When Our Turn Comes 
812am Jacob and Zane speak with Max White about the upcoming Extinction Rebellion "spring rebellion" week of action kicking off in Carlton Gardens from Monday October 7
Friday 7:00am to 8:30am
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