Building Socialist Politics in Malaysia || Climate Activism in 2023: Frontline perspective

Friday, 20 January 2023 - 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.


Discussion from the presenters on the Voice to Parliament proposal from the Albanese government drawing on the Green Left article Invasion Day 2023: The struggle for First Nations justice and sovereignty continues and how history shows that governments have consistently resisted any proposals from First Nation advisory bodies to deliver real justice.

Discussion of newsarticle from The Age "Hundreds of thousands told they can ‘swap the date’ and work Australia Day' and why this in a inadequate response from employers.

Newsreports from Green Left

Older women become fastest growing sector to seek JobSeeker

Peaceful activists arrested resisting native logging in Bulga State Forest

Interviews and Discussion

Interview with Soh-Sook Hwa in the studio, who is a member of the Socialist Party of Malaysia (PSM) where we discussed PSM's response to the new government led by Anwar Ibrahim, the impact of the floods on Malaysia, and the challenges of building a socialist movement in the country. You can listen to the individual interview here.

Interview with Violet CoCo climate activist based in Sydney who is part of Extinction Rebellion and Fireproof Australia. Violet is currently facing imprisonment for her involvement in climate activism. Violet discussed the need for radical action in response to the Climate crisis drawing on her experiences. You can listen to the individual interview here.

Songs played on the program

We have survived by No Fixed Address

One True place by Amy Saunders



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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