The Politics of #Covid19 || US Politics & #Covid19 || Social Impacts of #Covid19

Friday, 20 March 2020 - 7:00am to 8:30am
#COVID19 Crisis

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. 

For our special program this week we explored the different political ramifications and social impacts of #COVID19 with various guests on our program covering perspectives that won't be found in the corporate press. 

Interviews

A discussion with Socialist Alliance national co-convenor Alex Bainbridge about the political ramifications of #COVID19 and how the crisis reveals that governments around the world don't care about the interests of ordinary people and we need to be putting forward measures that put people before the profits of corporations. Listen to the interview here. 

A interview with Dennis O'Neil who is one of the initiators of the People's Coronavirus Response in the United States which is organising a left-wing political response to the COVID19 pandemic in the States who is a revolutionary socialist, a member of the organisation Liberation Road, and is involved in the New York Labor branch for the Democratic Socialists of America about the on-the-ground grassroots response to #COVID19 and the political situation in the United States. Listen to the interview here. 

A discussion with Moreland councillor and member of Socialist Alliance Sue Bolton about the social impacts of the #COVID19 pandemic such as the occurrence of panic buying, the issues with domestic violence and this pandemic, the impacts on homelessness, casual workers and what needs to be done to serve the interests of ordinary people and the most marginalised. Listen to the interview here. 

 

Friday 7:00am to 8:30am
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.

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Green Left Weekly Radio Collective

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