Opposing Labor's Housing Package || Stand with Sudan

Friday, 21 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, Arie Huygbrets


Presenters respond to the announcement by the Albanese government that it will not increase the rate of Jobseeker despite calls from its own experts to increase the rate

News from Green Left

Report that the Maritime Union of Australia welcomed the news that Danish tugboat company Svitzer had finally agreed to abandon its legal action to cancel the 2019 enterprise bargaining agreement of almost 600 tugboat workers - MUA welcomes Svitzer back down, presses for new agreement || Green Left.

Discussion of a new Australia Institute report that has revealed that a staggering 93% of income growth over the past decade in Australia went to the top 10% of income earners - Inequality on steroids: Top 10% take overwhelming majority of income growth || Green Left

Report that Rising Tide stopped a coal train for 5 hours on April 16 at the Port of Newcastle, after a successful camp for climate action - Rising Tide activists stop coal train, seek support for more civil disobedience.

Interviews and Discussions

Recording of a interview with Greens’ housing spokesperson Max Chandler-Mather who discusses the negotiations with Labor over its housing package, arguments for a rent freeze, the safeguard mechanism and the AUKUS nuclear submarines. You can view the interview at Green Left's website here.

Sara Sinada, member of the Sudanese community in Melbourne, Co-founder of Media for Justice in Sudan speaks to Green Left Radio about the current developments in Sudan which has turned into a life-or-death situation for ordinary people within Sudan due to the outbreak of armed conflict between the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF). In response both the protest movement and the solidarity movement is demanding a ceasefire to the conflict. You can listen to the individual interview here.

Songs played

Killing the messenger - David Rovics

Koori Time - Emma Donovan

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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