The popular uprising in Syria in the last few years has created a big debate among the left around whether activists should prioritize anti imperialist work, especially against the USA war machine, or stand in solidarity with working-class movements.
In the same region, the Iranian government is at ongoing risk of being bombed by the USA but the Islamic government is also heavily repressing actions and protests by workers.
APC cohosts Jiselle and Pier discuss the political issues around anti imperialism and class struggle in relation to the ongoing situation in Iran, both internally and regionally.
Asia Pacific Currents provides updates of labour struggles and campaigns from the Asia Pacific region. It is produced by Australia Asia Worker Links, in the studio of 3CR Radio in Melbourne, Australia
Image: Protest in London – Alisdare Hickson (Flickr)
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