Chloe DS

Green Left News podcast Ep 9, May 30, 2023

Green Left journalist Isaac Nellist and refugee rights activist Chloe DS go through the latest news from Australia and around the world. Music and editing by LittleArcherBeats.

People in indefinite detention across the country held peaceful protests demanding their release. Chloe DS reports.

Unionists and health and safety representatives, as well as family and friends, mourned workers who have been killed, disabled, or physically or mentally injured at work on International Workers Memorial Day. Chloe DS reports.

Three people protested their inhumane treatment on the roof of the Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation detention centre. Chloe DS reports.

Socialist Alliance delegates discussed global and domestic political developments and decided on directions and campaign priorities at its 17th national conference. Chloe DS reports.

Tim Gooden and Nataliya Levytska

Nataliya Levytska, deputy chairperson of the Independent Mineworkers Union of Ukraine, discusses the situation of Ukrainian trade unions.

The connection between the manufactured debt crisis in the global South, the collapse of public health systems and the continuing disastrous financing and use of fossil fuels were discussed  at Ecosocialim 2022. Chloe DS reports.

 

Socialist Alliance’s “deep reach” in the north west of Melbourne was reflected at the launch of its election campaign. Chloe DS reports.

A coalition of environment groups warn against the Victorian Parliament bringing in new anti-protest laws which would even stop Traditional Owners from protecting Country. Chloe DS reports.

Protesters gathered around the country, in response to a call out from Yuendumu Elders, to demand police be prohibited from taking guns into remote First Nations communities and justice for Kumanjayi Walker. Isaac Nellist and Chloe DS report.

The Kurdish community and their supporters joined a global day of action against Turkey’s war on the Kurds. Chloe DS reports.

Hundreds of people demonstrated outside the Thornbury Theatre to say “no” to Hindutva hatred and to oppose fascist Tejasvi Surya from speaking at a conference. Chloe DS reports.