French Elections: First Round results and Implications for the Left || Blockade Australia

Friday, 15 April 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. 


Discussion on the Federal Election campaign by the major parties from the Liberal Party to the Australian Labour Party following the election being called for May 21st drawing on the Scott Morrison's campaign ad and the recent announcement of Labor backing down from committing to a Jobseeker increase.

Interviews and Discussions

Interview with John Mullen, a marxist activist and long-time socialist in the Paris region about the results of the first presidential round of the French elections and it's implications for social and economic trends in French society and the challenges that it poses for the left especially the rise of Jean-Luc Melenchon and France Insoumise (FI) which won more than 20% of the vote in the first presidential round.  You can listen to the individual interview here.

Interview with Quinn from Blockade Australia giving a overview of Blockade Australia's goals and activities, the importance of NVDA (Non-Violent Direction Action) to respond to the Climate Crisis and the upcoming mass mobilisation planned for Sydney from June 27-July 3. 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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