The Impossible History of Trotskys Sister || Uprising in Sudan Update || Global Vaccine Inequality

Friday, 10 December 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 Huygbrets

Newsreports

Discussion and reports from the presenters drawing on the following articles.

NSW teachers strike, rally against staff shortages

Johnson ‘apologises unreservedly’ over No 10 Christmas party video

Omicron a reminder that global solidarity is needed to overcome COVID-19

Interviews and Discussions

Interview with author Maree Roberts who recently wrote and published The Impossible History of Trotskys Sister which is a historical novel released this year that centres on Olga Kameneva the sister of Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky given a another imagined life in post-World War Two Australia. Maree spoke about some of the historical and political influences that informed her writing of the novel including reading out a passage from the text. You can listen to the individual interview here.

 

You can also purchase the novel from her website using the following link: http://mareefroberts.com.au/index.html

 

Interview and discussion with Sara Sinada who is a member of the Sudanese community in Melbourne and active in building solidarity with the on-going protest movement in Sudan about some of the recent developments within the movement mobilising against the attempted millitary coup. You can listen to the individual interview here.

 

Interview with Patrica Ranalad the co-convenor of the Australian Fair Trade & Investment Network about the issues related to global vaccine inequality where issues of intellectual property rights and greed of pharmaceutical companies such as Pfizer has created a situation where the majority of the global south remains unvaccinated compared to rich western countries. 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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