Opposing cancellation of LGBTIQ events || Black People's Union: Fighting for Blak Sovereignty || Earthcare not Warfare: Blockading NIOA & Thales

Friday, 14 April 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, Sue Bolton


Sue Bolton, Merri-Bek councillor reports on the council meeting that took place on April 12 where councillors voted to declare Merri-Bek a nuclear free zone and oppose the purchase of nuclear-powered submarines by the Albanese government.

Discussion of the recent moves by the State Labor government in Victoria to axe more than 10% of the public service and it's implications for workers and how it represents a attack on public services.

Interviews and Discussion

Shae Anderson from Queer Trans Solidarity joins the program to discuss the problematic trend of local councils cancelling LGBTIQ events such as family friendly drag events in response to far-right threats and why we should be opposing it. You can listen to the individual interview here.

Keiran Stewart-Assheton president of Black People's Union (BPU) joins the program to discuss the formation of the BPU a revolutionary organisation that aims to empower Indigenous people in Australia through the pursuit of full self-determination and sovereignty. You can listen to the individual interview here.

You can read more about the Black People's Union at their website: https://www.blackpeoplesunion.org/

Zelda Grimshaw a spokesperson from Wage Peace joins the program to discuss the recent blockade of a bullet factory in Benella which houses two companies NIOA and Thales who manufacture bullets for Australian police and millitary use along with a range of mortars and shells. 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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