ZOOMPLAY: Direct Action, an eco-thriller || Behind the coup in Burma/Myanmar

Friday, 5 February 2021 - 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. 


GLR presenters Jacob and Zane start off the program with discussion about the following articles.

An update on Cole's workers in Smeaton Grange warehouse in Western Sydney reluctantly accepting agreement after 12-weeks of industrial action. 

A analysis of the different issues raised by Big Tech and Freedom of Expression from our presenters focusing on Facebook to stop recommending political groups in bid to 'turn down the temperature' to the banning of Trump by Twitter and what the left response should be.

Interviews and Recordings

A recording of the ZoomPlay "Direct Action" from the Green Left team featuring presenters from Green Left which is a re-entacted performance of chapter 13 of author J.D. Svenson's climate action thriller 'Direct Action'.

Set in the immediate future, the book explores the legal, political and practical fallout after a group of environmentalists blow up two coal fired power stations in NSW. You can listen to the individual play here.

A recording of a interview recorded on February 3, 2021, where Green Left's Peter Boyle interviewed Debbie Stothard, veteran human rights campaigner and founder of the Alternative Asean Network on Burma on the background to the latest military coup in Burma/Myanmar. You can listen to the individual interview here.

[5:34] Coles workers reluctantly accepting agreement after 12-weeks of industrial action. 
[12:24] Freedom of Expression and Big Tech
[40:11] ZoomPlay "Direct Action"

[1:03:18] Activist Calendar

[1:04:00] Behind the Coup in Borma with Debbie Stohard.

[1:26:00] End of the program.

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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