Peter Boyle

A global protest against Japan’s dumping of radioactive waste water from its damaged Fukushima nuclear plant will take place on September 16. Peter Boyle reports.

A snap action for public housing protested NSW Labor's plan to start demolishing and privatising the Waterloo South's biggest public housing estate. Peter Boyle reports.

Philip Lowe said he is proud of the RBA’s unpopular role in forcing working people to bear the burden of “fighting inflation”. But don’t count on interest rates stopping rising inflation; unemployment is going up, too. Peter Boyle reports.

First Nations activists supporting the progressive No case say Labor could make practical reforms now, without a referendum. Peter Boyle argues that, regardless of the referendum outcome, the struggle for First Nations’ justice will have to continue.

Solidarity Minded

Peter Boyle spoke to Ryan Capozzi from Solidarity Minded, a mutual aid group specialising in mental health that is planning to work with Yezidi survivors of the Daesh (Islamic State) massacre in Iraqi Kurdistan nine years ago.

The Islamic Council of Victoria is among one of 40 Islamic organisations to call on the federal government to use its “considerable influence” to pressure the Indian government to stop the persecution of Muslims and other minorities in India. Peter Boyle reports.

Fukushima dumping Sth Korea

Scientists, environmentalists and fisherfolk from around the Pacific took part in a global media conference on August 10 as part of the campaign to stop Japan’s planned dumping of nuclear waste water from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant into the Pacific Ocean, reports Peter Boyle.

Two small progressive parties, the Socialist Party of Malaysia (PSM) and the Malaysian United Democracy Alliance (MUDA) have been campaigning for a "new politics" in the August 12 Malaysian state elections, reports Peter Boyle.

Monaeka Flores and Shinako Oyakawa

Visiting Pacific peace activists Monaeka Flores (from Guahan/Guam) and Shinako Oyakawa (from Okinawa) warn that the United States military expansion in the Pacific has the dystopian objective of “winning” a nuclear war at the expense of the people on whose land these military bases are sited, reports Peter Boyle.

An interfaith gathering with the women of Manipur called on governments to investigate Hindu extremist organisations in Australia which have been accused of fuelling hate crimes in India. Peter Boyle reports.

 

Another protest called on Labor to scrap the AUKUS nuclear submarine deal and to sign the 2017 Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. Peter Boyle and Pip Hinman report.

Guahan (Guam) peace activist Monaeka Flores explains why she fights United States militarism and the expanding bases on her Pacific island nation and around the world.