Mynamars Spring Revolution and the Rohingya genocide || Responding to Modi's visit in Australia || The Fight for Barak Beacon continues

Friday, 26 May 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

Newsreports of headline stories

Discussion of different newstories in the past week from the presenters including

Geelong residents react angrily to proposed library, service cuts

Stan Grant's resignation from the ABC and it's reflection about everyday racism in so-called Australia today.

The visit by Indian PM Modi to Australia and the open fratenizing he has recieved from the Albanese government despite his human rights abuses and authoritarian politics.

Interviews & Discussions

Maung Zarni, burmese scholar and activist with over three decades of experience in international politics & activism joined the program to reflect on the ongoing uprising in Myanmar against the millitary dictatorship and the nature of the Rohingya genocide and why it should have been opposed prior to the uprising. You can listen to the individual interview here.

Note: Maung Zarni will be a featured speaker at the upcoming Ecosocialism 2023: A World Beyond Capitalism conference on July 1-2 in Naarm/Melbourne.

Manbir Kohli, member of the Indian community and community radio presenter joins the program to discuss his thoughts on Modi's recent visit to Australia citing Modi's human rights record and his BJP-led government targeting of marginalised communities. You can listen to the individual interview here.

Margaret Kelly, resident at the Barak Beacon public housing estate facing demolition by the State government joins the program to discuss the upcoming actions called in defense of the estate, and why she refuses to leave, having lived in the estate for more than 25 years. You can listen to the individual interview here.

Songs played

Genocide by Rebel Riot

Anti-Indian by Arivu

Just a Renter by David Rovics


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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