NZ refugee settlement and fighting for refugee rights || Federal Budget Wrap-up || Dolly the Blow-Up Love Doll by Helchild

Friday, 1 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. 

Presenters: Jacob Andrewartha & Chloe DS.


Headline news discussion from the Australian Institute - Australian fossil fuel subsidies surge to $11.6 billion in 2021-22 and what this reflects about the priorities of Capitalist Australia.

Response to the Federal Budget drawing on Green Left article Federal budget: $9 billion election bribe fails to address inequality and climate emergency from the presenters.

Green Left || War propaganda justifies a bloody arms export dream ||

Interviews and Discussions

Interview with long-time refugee rights activist and Moreland councillor Sue Bolton about the implications of the New Zealand deal that will take in 450 refugees currently held in detention from Australia and why it doesn't go far enough. You can listen to the individual interview here.

Interview with comedian Helchild about her upcoming Melbourne International Comedy Festival show Dolly The Blow Up Love Doll And The Dicks Of Doom which is a political satire involving satirical impersonations of prominent right-wing figures including Clive Palmer.

Helchild spoke about some of the political influences of her work, the role of satire in creating carticures of the rich and powerful. You can listen to the individual interview here.

Show time: 6.45‒7.30pm, April 8, 10 and 16
Club Voltaire, 1st Floor, 14 Raglan Street, North Melbourne
18+ years
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