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Jun 27, 2018
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Workers in the Philippines continue to fight

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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.
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Jun 13, 2018
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Working-class protests in Iran continue

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Due to widespread exploitation, inequality and corruption, workers protests have continued this year all over Iran.
Podcast
Jun 6, 2018
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Understanding the Malaysian election results: Part two

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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
Apr 25, 2018
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Stolenwealth Games

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The Commonwealth Games comes to Australia. An interview with Ruby Wharton of the Warriors of the Aboriginal Resistance about the games as a symbol of colonial oppression.
Podcast
Apr 12, 2018
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The Great Return March

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An interview with Huwaida Arraf about the current massacre in Gaza. Labour news from around the region including Australia, India, Pakistan, and South Korea.
Podcast
Mar 9, 2018
Burnt house from anti Muslim riots in Sri Lanka

The reasons behind anti Muslim pogroms in Sri Lanka

Asia Pacific Currents
The targeting of minorities around Asia is unfortunately too common and often has deep political and economic roots. The current anti muslim riots are an example of this.
Podcast
Mar 7, 2018
Syrian civil war map

Massacres by government forces in Syria continue

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A conversation with Monther Alhamdoosh, a Syrian activist with the Australian Syrian Association Victoria, about the latest developments in the conflict and the desperate situation for civilians.
Podcast
Nov 29, 2017
Image: Protest against the former President Park

South Korean workers fighting for their rights

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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.
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Nov 21, 2017
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Fighting against trade union repression

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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.

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