Politics in Serbia: April Elections || Opposing Australian Education Union (AEU) proposed agreement || Celebrating Freedom for Refugees

Friday, 22 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: Leo Crnogorčević, Jacob Andrewartha, Chloe DS


Discussion on the Federal Election debate between the two major party leaders Morrison and Albanese analysing their positions on millitarism, NDIS and refugee rights and how they are offering nothing that supports the interests of working people.

News from Green Left

The presenters drew on the following articles from Green Left for discussion.

Uni Sydney staff decides industrial action || Green Left

Liberals' refusal to disendorse Deves underscores its anti-LGBTI agenda | Green Left

Interviews and Discussions

Interview with presenter Leo Crnogorcevic about the Serbian elections that took place on April 3rd where the Serbian Progressive Party won over 58.5% of the vote ensuring their dominance in Serbian politics discussing the implications of this election result, what it means for politics in Serbia and the Eastern Europe region and how Russia's invasion of Ukraine has impacted on politics in Serbia. You can listen to the individual interview here.

Interview with Mary Merkenich, high school teacher and union activist about the proposed agreement being negotiated by the Australian Education Union (AEU) and why it is inadequate, why over 40% of union members voted "No" during the first round, and why members of the AEU should vote "No" to the second round of voting. You can listen to the individual interview here.

Interview with Abbi a refugee who fled his homeland many years ago and spent over eight years in detention before being released a couple of weeks ago from the Park Hotel. He joined the program today to speak about his experiences in detention and why this abhorrent system of detention needs to be abolished. 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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