Lockdown in Victoria || A World without Prisons || Jackboot Lockdown on Melbourne Public Housing Estates

Friday, 10 July 2020 - 7:00am to 8:30am

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. 

Newsreports

Discussion and analysis of the following news items from the presenters Jacob, Chloe & Zane

Coronavirus Victoria: what you need to know about Melbourne's stage 3 lockdown https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2020/jul/09/coronavirus-victoria-melbourne-stage-3-lockdown-restrictions-metropolitan-metro-mitchell-shire-explained-covid-19-what-you-need-to-know 

More than 6,500 applications for JobKeeper rejected due to ineligibility or fraud, ATO says https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-07-03/more-than-6500-applications-for-jobkeeper-rejected-due-to-fraud/12415670

Defend and extend JobKeeper: Young workers bear brunt of coronavirus economic pain https://www.greenleft.org.au/content/defend-and-extend-jobkeeper-young-workers-bear-brunt-coronavirus-economic-pain

Interviews and Discussions 

A recording of a speech by Debbie Kilroy who is a prisoner rights activist, founder and CEO of Sisters Inside speaking at a public forum that was organised by Socialist Alliance and Green Left on the topic of "Defund the police & abolish the prison system: What does it mean & how can it be done?". You can listen to her individual speech here.

A interview and discussion with Socialist Alliance Moreland Councillor Sue Bolton on the hard lockdown of Public Housing Residents in Flemington and why the response from the Victorian Government is racist and discriminatory. Listen to her 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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