Covid 19: Public Health Response || Freedom Convoy in Canberra and the Far Right || Save Collingwood Community Gardens

Friday, 18 February 2022 - 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, Felix Dance.


Discussion of a headline news story - drawing on Grace Tame is back in headlines for an old bong photo – what actually happened? and what it represents about the hypocriscy of the political class and how it raises the case for drug legislation.

Report from Green Left - Nurses and midwives strike outside NSW Parliament and what this reflects about the failures of our public health system.

Discussion from the presenters drawing on the Green Left article Religious bigotry bill defeated, no thanks to labour

Interviews and Discussion

Recording of a talk by Andrew Hewat, Assistant Secretary, Victorian Allied Health Professionals Association (VAHPA) speaking at a public forum organised by Green Left titled "Covid-19 Disaster: Workers Fight Back" which was organised on Friday 11 Feb. Andrew's speech focused on the public health response by the Federal government and the state of the public health system. You can view the recording of the forum here.

Interview with Rhys Albress, Green Left correspondent in Canberra about the Freedom Convoy protests that took place in Canberra what they politically represent, their links to the far-right and how they've been influenced by the international context in which the far-right has grown. You can listen to the individual interview here.

Interview with Andrea Witcomb president of the Collingwood Community Garden's association about the ongoing campaign to save the Collingwood Community Gardens which is at threat of being closed indefinitely, in response community members and supporters of the garden are organising a campaign in response to stop the closure of the gardens and a assertion of it's importance in building community. 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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