Singapore delegation, unionists to address Ecosocialism 2024

May 31, 2024
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Senator Lidia Thorpe, labour and digital economy researcher Aisik Saha, student organiser Elijah Tay and Retail and Fast Food Workers' Union organiser Judy Saric are among those participating in Ecosocialism 2024.

A delegation of three Singaporean activists will participate at Ecosocialism 2024, being held over the weekend of June 28-30 in Boorloo/Perth.

Among the delegation will be Peter Yeo, from the SG Riders network, which campaigns for improved safety, wages and bargaining power for food delivery riders. Yeo is involved in building solidarity with other low-paid and migrant workers.

Student organiser Elijah Tay is also confirmed to attend. Tay is a leader of Students for Palestine, which is campaigning for the Singaporean government and local universities to cut ties with Israel, as well as an activist in the labour rights and abolitionist movements.

The third member of the delegation is anti-death penalty and labour rights activist Lynn.

Also confirmed to speak is All India Students’ Association activist Aishik Saha. A researcher on labour and the digital economy, Saha will address the workshop “How capitalism ruined the internet”.

A number of new speakers from Australia have also been added to the bill, including Retail and Fast Food Workers Union organiser Judy Saric and Construction Forestry, Mining, Maritime and Energy Union organiser Cody Jensen.

While unable to attend in-person this year, Gunnai, Gunditjmara and Djab Wurrung woman and Independent Senator Lidia Thorpe has recorded a video presentation to be shown as part of the panel “No justice, no peace: Achieving First Nation sovereignty.”

Ecosocialism 2024 is once again being hosted by Green Left, Socialist Alliance, LINKS International Journal of Socialist Renewal and Resistance Books.

[To view the full agenda and speakers list, or book tickets to attend in person, or online, visit]

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