Stood-down workers speak out || Understanding the Anti-Lockdown Movement

Friday, 6 August 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. 

Presenters: Jacob Andrewartha, Chloe DS, Arie Huybregts.


Discussion about Andrew's government quashes push to legialise cannabis in Victoria and why cannabis should be legalised.

Report from Green Left Federal Court: Qantas wrong to outsource ground staff during pandemic

US announces new 60-day eviction ban that would protect millions of Americans

Updates on upcoming university student campaigns - including the campaign against the Robert Menzies Institiute being established at the University of Melbourne

Interviews and Discussion

Interview with Zoe Davison a stood-down worker at the Annette Kellerman Aquatic Centre in Marrickville, Sydney who spoke about the on-going campaign to reinstate those workers leading into a general discussion about the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on young workers, specifically emphasising the lack of meaningful economic support given by the Federal government. You can listen to the individual interview here.

Interview with Tom Tanuki antifascist activist, comedian and part of Yelling at Racist Dogs (YARD) who spoke about his analysis of the anti-lockdown movement within Australia, it's roots and origins, it's links to the far-right and why the growth of the movement is linked to the government's failures in providing proper income support for ordinary people who are being impacted by the lockdowns. You can listen to the individual 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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