The Pakistani state and the return of Taliban rule in Afghanistan || Monash Student Elections || New Attacks on Small Parties

Friday, 10 September 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 & Arie Huybregts

Newsreports

Report and discussion about the NSW Covid situation with Gladys Berejiklian laying out roadmap to reopen as state reports thousands of new covid-cases.

US Supreme court allows texas abortion law to go ahead which bans a woman from having a medical abortion once a "foetal heartbeat" is detected and why this is a fundamental attack on the rights of woman within the United States.

Interviews and Discussion

Recording of Green Left podcast titled "Farooq Tariq: The Pakistani State and the Taliban" where Green Left's Peter Boyle spoke to veteran Pakistani socialist Farooq Tariq about the attitudes of the Pakistani state and ruling elite to the Taliban. You can view the podcast here.

Interview and discussion with Leo Crnogorčević a student at Monash University who is running as a Student Voice for Monash candidate in the 2021 MSA (Monash Student Association) elections for Education (Public Affairs) Officer about the political issues affecting the MSA and some of the issues Student Voice is campaigning on and argues that the role of student unions should be based on representing students and fighting for their rights. You can listen to the individual interview here.

Interview and discussion with Alex Bainbridge national co-convenor of Socialist Alliance about the passing of the Electoral Legislation Amendment (Party Registration Integrity) Bill aimed at further entrenching the parliamentary dominance of the major parties which includes changes such as parties without any MPs being required to submit 1500 names to the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) to become, or remain, registered as opposed to 500. 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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Green Left Weekly Radio Collective

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