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Why nuclear is NOT a climate solution | Green Left Show #14

Why nuclear is NOT a climate solution | Green Left Show #14

July 1, 2021

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Former Green Left editor Simon Butler answers the "left" argument that progressives should support nuclear power as a climate solution.

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Simon Butler: Ten reasons climate activists should not support nuclear

Bhaskar Sunkara: If we want to fight the climate crisis, we must embrace nuclear power

Simon Butler is co-author of "Too Many People?": https://www.resistancebooks.com/catalog/too-many-people/

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US Civil Rights veteran on Son of the South

US Civil Rights veteran on Son of the South

May 28, 2021

The new film, Son of the South tells the story of Bob Zellner who broke from his Alabama Ku-Klux-Klan heritage to become the first white Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee organiser in the historic US civil rights movement – and nearly got lynched for it! He spoke with Green Left’s Barry Healy, expanding on the film’s story to include his radical trajectory from the 1960s onwards.

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Justice for Palestine | Green Left Show #13

Justice for Palestine | Green Left Show #13

May 21, 2021

Palestinian activist Rihab Charida, Jewish author Antony Loewenstein and Abe Quadan from Partners for Peace discuss Israel's latest assault on Palestine and what makes this moment historic.

Read more: Palestinians need a peace based on justice and equality

We'll put the link to the video Rihab mentioned in here when it is available.

Do better on Palestine, media workers say (referred to by Antony Loewenstein)

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Vaccine Nationalism and Borders | Green Left Show 12

Vaccine Nationalism and Borders | Green Left Show 12

May 12, 2021

In this latest episode of the Green Left Show we discuss the ban on Indian travel into Australia which is having a devistating impact on Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents as well as their family abroad. We're joined by David Shoebridge a Greens Member of Parliament and Meraj Khan from the Humanism Project to discuss how we got here and where the nation could be heading.

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Stop Black Deaths in Custody | Green Left Show #10

Stop Black Deaths in Custody | Green Left Show #10

May 7, 2021

The latest Green Left Show focuses on the campaign to stop Black deaths in custody, in particular the significance of the 30th anniversary of the Royal Commission into Black Deaths in Custody (which was on April 15).

Guests on this show are:
Amanda Porter - academic activist of Aboriginal (Brinja Yuin) and settler (Greek, English) descent
Helen Corbett - co-founder and chairperson of the former National Committee to Defend Black Rights in Australia

Topics covered in this episode include: [3:58] Amanda Porter on recommendations not implemented [12:53] context in which the Royal Commission took place; [17:06] Was the Royal Commission worth it?; [18:23] Amanda Porter on was the Commission worth it?; [23:04] On "Justice Reinvestment"; [27:02] On prison abolition.

See also:
End the barbaric indifference to Black deaths in custody:https://www.greenleft.org.au/content/end-barbaric-indifference-black-deaths-custody</>

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Housing Justice | Green Left Show #11

Housing Justice | Green Left Show #11

April 27, 2021

In this latest episode of the Green Left Show we discuss the housing crisis in Australia, the relationship it has to domestic violence and the safety of women and children, as well as the possible solutions and challenges in achieving them. We're joined by public housing activist Angela Carr, Socialist Alliance Fremantle City Councillor Sam Wainwright, public housing resident Emily Bullock, and Greens MP Amy MacMahon.

Watch online: https://www.greenleft.org.au/video/green-left-show-9-alp-conference-zionism-and-climate-betrayal

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The Kobane case: a Turkish show trial

The Kobane case: a Turkish show trial

April 23, 2021

Sarah Glynn backgrounds a notorious show trial in Turkey that could send 108 leading members of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) — the third largest party in the Turkish parliament —  to life imprisonment.

See also: https://www.greenleft.org.au/content/kobane-case-turkish-show-trial

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Ecosocialists win Greenland elections by opposing Australian mining project

Ecosocialists win Greenland elections by opposing Australian mining project

April 19, 2021

On April 4 an ecosocialist party, Inuit Ataqatigiit, won a snap election in Greenland in what was a virtual referendum campaign on a proposed uranium and rare earth mining project by an Australian company, Greenland Minerals Ltd. Peter Boyle spoke to Niels Henrik Hooge from Friends of the Earth Denmark and Søren Søndergaard a MP from the Red-Green Alliance in Denmark.

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ALP Conference: Zionism and climate betrayal | Green Left Show #9

ALP Conference: Zionism and climate betrayal | Green Left Show #9

April 4, 2021

The Green Left Show episode 9 focuses on the recent ALP special policy conference which was notable for abandoning 2030 climate targets while supporting coal and gas exports. The conference also supported recognition of Palestinian statehood while also reaffirming support for the Zionist (and Apartheid) Israeli state.

Guests Sam Wainwright (Socialist Alliance councillor) and Vivienne Porzsolt (Jews Against the Occupation) discuss the issues.

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* Was Labor too ambitious (in 2019)?: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZpI-bG9b5EU
* Green Left 30th anniversary celebration: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-IU3-Y4iU3I

This episode online: https://www.greenleft.org.au/video/green-left-show-9-alp-conference-zionism-and-climate-betrayal

In this episode: [3:33] On the WA state election https://youtu.be/yJO9ZEnhGdM?t=213 [7:40] Meaning for federal ALP https://youtu.be/yJO9ZEnhGdM?t=2606 [12:23] Was Danby censored? https://youtu.be/yJO9ZEnhGdM?t=743 [16:06] International context of anti-Semitism debate https://youtu.be/yJO9ZEnhGdM?t=966 [20:01] How much of a problem is anti-Semitism in Australia today https://youtu.be/yJO9ZEnhGdM?t=1321 [25:14] Sam Wainwright on ALP conference on Palestine and China https://youtu.be/yJO9ZEnhGdM?t=1514 [32:13] ALP's climate policy https://youtu.be/yJO9ZEnhGdM?t=1933 [38:06] Electric vehicles, public transport & cycling https://youtu.be/yJO9ZEnhGdM?t=2286 [43:26] 2030 targets https://youtu.be/yJO9ZEnhGdM?t=2606

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Iraq War 18 Years On

Iraq War 18 Years On

March 24, 2021

A group of anti-war activists gathered on a very rainy day in Sydney exactly 18 years after the missiles rained down on Baghdad at the start of the disastrous war on Iraq. Peter Boyle recorded their words, their songs and the pouring rain.

See also 

* Invasion of Iraq Remembered

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