COVID-19: Perspectives of a Front-line Healthcare Worker || How Venezuela did so well on COVID-19 || Blowing the Whistle on Hotel Quarantine

Friday, 17 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. 

Interviews and Discussions 

Green Left Radio speaks to Hope Mathumbu a public healthcare worker about her experiences working on the front-line as a Public Health worker in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak occurring in Melbourne drawing on her experiences working on the COVID-19 testing efforts and how her experience has informed her perspective on the limitations of the State government's approach to the pandemic, how it intersects with the issues of racism and class, and why we need a public health policy that's based on empowering the community and not draconian or punitive measures that pins the blame on individuals. You can listen to the individual interview here.

Green Left's Alex Bainbridge speaks to Australia-Venezuela Solidarity Network national co-convenor and Green Left journalist Federico Fuentes speaks about Venezuela's response to COVID-19, why it has been so successful and how it compares to those countries favoured by the Western establishment. You can listen to the interview here.

A recording of a speech by Walid United Workers Union member and security guard who blew the whistle on the quarantine hotels from a public forum that occured on Saturday 11th of July organised by Socialist Alliance titled "Covid-19 response - Healthcare & justice not racism'. You can listen to the speech 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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