Asia Pacific Currents

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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.
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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.
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Mar 9, 2018
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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
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Massacres by government forces in Syria continue

Asia Pacific Currents
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
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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
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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.
Podcast
Oct 22, 2017

Will Palestine unity help the struggle?

Asia Pacific Currents
The two major Palestinian factions have just signed a unity agreement. This is not the first time they have joined forces, but will it work this time?
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.
Podcast
Sep 24, 2017
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Opposition to war in the Korean Peninsula grows

Asia Pacific Currents
Koreans still have a vivid history of the last war in the 1950s. Workers are at the forefront of the efforts to stop another conflict breaking out.
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Sep 20, 2017
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Pacific workers facing issues on many fronts

Asia Pacific Currents
Many Pacific workers travel to Australia to work and provide for their families at home. While there is work in Australia, there are also many problems.

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