Elections

Podcast
Jun 12, 2019
Voting slip for the Presidential elections. Image: Wikimedia - Voting slip for the Presidential elections

What do the Indonesian elections mean?

Asia Pacific Currents
Indonesia is one of the world's biggest democracies and elections are closely watched especially now when many neighbouring countries are becoming more autocratic.
Podcast
Jun 5, 2019
Image: Pexels:  President Rodrigo Duterte speaking at a public event

More repression to come after Philippines elections

Asia Pacific Currents
Even though the first half of President Duterte's administration has been marked by authoritarian excesses, his allies were able to win in the recent elections.
Podcast
Mar 27, 2019
Indian workers fighting back

Indian workers fighting back

Asia Pacific Currents
The upcoming general elections in India are allowing workers to put forward their own demands against the far right BJP government of President Modi.
Podcast
Mar 19, 2019
How free are the upcoming Thai elections?

How free are the upcoming Thai elections?

Asia Pacific Currents
The current Thai military government has engineered the upcoming national elections so that it will retain power even with a national vote.
Podcast
Oct 31, 2018
Australian workers taking to the streets

Australian workers taking to the street

Asia Pacific Currents
Stagnating wages, insecure work and harsh laws against organizing have galvanized Australian unions to campaign for better rights, better conditions and better laws.

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