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Discussion of two headline news stories from the heatwaves engulfing the United Kingdom and Bill Shorten intervenes to replace ‘birth parent’ with ‘mother’ on Medicare form.
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Interviews and Discussions
Recording of a talk by Andrea Bortoi, refugee activist and Socialist Alliance speaking at a July 12 public forum organised by Green Left titled "Asylum: A Socialist View of the Crisis". Andrea gave a socialist perspective on the refugee crisis arguing that the mistreatment of refugees is a by-product of the oppressive nature of the capitalist system. You can view a recording of the talk and forum here.
Interview with Kerrie Bryne, long-time housing activist with a history of involvement in campaigns against the demolitions of public housing.
Kerrie gave a response to the Victorian Omsbudsman report into complaint handling within Victorian Social housing and what it reflects about the inadequacies about the government's support of public housing. You can listen to the individual interview here.
Interview with Alex Bainbridge, member of Socialist Alliance and writer for Green Left who wrote the article "Labor’s 43% climate target is not nearly enough" spoke about the inadequancy of ALP's climate target and argues that the "decade of inaction" that Labor accuses the Greens of istigating is a product of the ALP's refusal to take climate action seriously. You can listen to the individual interview here.
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