Green Left News podcast Ep 45, July 22, 2024

Isaac Nellist and Riley Breen discuss the death toll in Gaza, healthcare workers taking action, the University of Melbourne's crackdown on activists and the campaign to disrupt Burrup Hub. 

Members of the Jewish community and pro-Palestine supporters expressed solidarity with Hash Tayeh, CEO of the Burgertory, who is being accused of antisemitism for supporting Palestine. Chloe DS reports.

HMAS Stirling and Fleet Base West in Western Australia

Australia’s nuclear regulator greenlit the Australian Submarine Agency to proceed with plans for a nuclear waste storage facility at HMAS Stirling Base in Rockingham, Western Australia. Pip Hinman reports.

Socialist Alliance Councillor Sarah Hathway launched her reelection bid for a spot in the City of Greater Geelong with a room full of activists and community campaigners. Sue Bull reports.

Refugees have set up a protest camp outside the electorate office of Clare O'Neil to demand permanent visas. Chris Slee reports.

Social media giant Meta has censored the School Strike 4 Climate group after it announced plans for a school strike for West Papua on August 30. Alex Bainbridge reports.

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Students and supporters of the University of Newcastle Palestine solidarity encampment are resisting management's attempts to shut it down. Niko Leka reports.

65000 years strong banner

Thousands joined the march for land rights and justice for First Nations people as part of the annual NAIDOC rally in Naarm/Melbourne. Chloe DS reports. 

Australia is complicit in genocide

Protesters marked 40 weeks of consecutive protests demanding Labor end its support for Israel’s genocidal assault as the Lancet concludes that close to 200,000 Gazans have been killed.

As climate protesters protested outside Woodside HQ, two others had blockaded the only access road to Burrup Hub Project in Pilbara region in the early morning. Alex Salmon reports.

Green Left News podcast Ep 44, July 12, 2024

Isaac Nellist and Riley Breen discuss Fatima Payman's decision to resign from Labor over its support for Israel's genocide in Gaza, the recent elections in Britain and France and speak to artist, academic and National Tertiary Education Union member Markela Panegyres about the University of Sydney's draconian Campus Access Policy. 

Anti-nuclear activists protested outside a fundraiser at the Double Bay bowls club, hosted by Nationals MPs Keith Pitt and David Gillespie, advocates of the Coalition’s nuclear power plan. Kerry Smith reports.