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Podcast
Aug 8, 2018
Kuala Lumpur City Centre

Migrant workers facing repression in Malaysia

Asia Pacific Currents
Migrant workers make up to a third of the whole workforce in Malaysia. Their insecure visa status makes them very vulnerable to exploitation and government repression
Podcast
Jul 18, 2018
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Workers go on the offensive in South Korea

Asia Pacific Currents
Even though the workers' movement in South Korea was central in bringing down the corrupt Park Geun-hye government, the offensive against workers, the wages and conditions, have not let up.
Podcast
Jun 27, 2018
Filipino workers protesting

Workers in the Philippines continue to fight

Asia Pacific Currents
While weakened in comparison to its heyday, the Filipino working class is continuing the fight to organize and improve the living conditions of all workers.
Podcast
Jun 13, 2018
Image: Wikimedia - Protests in Tehran

Working-class protests in Iran continue

Asia Pacific Currents
Due to widespread exploitation, inequality and corruption, workers protests have continued this year all over Iran.
Podcast
Jun 6, 2018
Image: Opposition election rally/Wikimedia Commons

Understanding the Malaysian election results: Part two

Asia Pacific Currents
For the second part on our analysis of the recent elections in Malaysia results, we talk to Sonia Randhawa, a longtime human rights activist and co-organizer of the Bersih movement.
Podcast
Nov 29, 2017
Image: Protest against the former President Park

South Korean workers fighting for their rights

Asia Pacific Currents
While South Korean workers had a win with the impeachment of the former President Park, they are still facing many issues, including the continued imprisonment of KCTU leader Han Sang-gyun.
Podcast
Nov 21, 2017
Image: Wikimedia Commons

Fighting against trade union repression

Asia Pacific Currents
The Global Day of Action against trade union repression gives workers around the world a chance to stand in solidarity with each other and against repression.
Podcast
Oct 16, 2017
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Streets ice cream workers battle global giant

Asia Pacific Currents
Ice cream workers in Sydney are involved in a protracted industrial struggle with Streets Ice Cream, a subsidiary of Unilever, over cuts to wages and conditions.

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