Responding to the Victorian Ombudsman Public Housing Report || Why ALP's 43% climate target is not enough

Friday, 22 July 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


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.

News from the pages of Green Left

Western Sydney nurses walk out over understaffing | Green Left

Panama: National mobilisations continue against cost of living | Green Left

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.



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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