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.
Our program covered the following articles from Green Left
Is it safe to open schools? by Mary Merkenich, David Linden and Vivian Messimeris https://www.greenleft.org.au/content/it-safe-open-schools
Planet of the Humans: a muddy cocktail of valid criticisms, disinformation and defeatism by Zane Alcorn https://www.greenleft.org.au/content/planet-humans-muddy-cocktail-valid-criticisms-disinformation-and-defeatism
Interviews & Discussions
Our presenters Zane Alcorn and Meghan Street had a discussion on the new Michael Moore film Planet of the Humans and discussed it's problems and serious limitations in what it poses as solutions for Climate activists today.
A interview and discussion with school teachers and union activists Mary Merkenich, David Linden and Vivian Messimeris speaking out about the issues with education for teachers in the age of COVID-19 discussing the issue of whether it's safe to re-open schools and what conditions would need to be met, what teachers responses are to Scott Morrison's blackmail about forcing teachers back to work, how are schools that are open in their limited capacity addressing the issues of safety and health of workers and their students and what demands school teachers should be making such as arguing for smaller class sizes and increased funding for Education. You can listen to the interview and discussion here.
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