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Rank and File Worker and Trade Union Show, covering current affairs, progressive issues and news and events from the labour movement.
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Melbourne, VIC

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Rank and File Worker and Trade Union Show, covering current affairs, progressive issues and news and events from the labour movement.

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English


Episodes

Thomas Frank & Wayne Swan II Greens Say No To Racism Event Melb

8/10/2018
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Thomas Frank, Wayne Swan & Denis Glover talk about inequality, politics and how to fight back at an event organised by the Chifley Research Centre and Per Capita.Kevin Healy brings us the Week that WasA report from the Melbourne Says No to Racism organised by the Greens in the present racist law and order campaign coming out out of Victorian Liberals leading up the Victoria's November 24th election.

Duration:01:30:21

US aggression - Iran II Aust Espionage laws attack Democracy II South Sudanese Australian's speak up

8/3/2018
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US aggression - Iran II Retired diplomat Richard Broinowski from International and Peaceful Australia Network (IPAN) talks about Australia's involvement in any war that may be insipired by Trump's sabre rattling.Aust Espionage laws attack Democracy II We speak to Fahim Khan, Senior Laywer with Criminal Defense Laywers Australia.South Sudanese Australian's speak up II The Victorian and Federal Liberals are beating up a fear and loathing campiagn around 'African Youth Gangs' leading up to the...

Duration:01:28:36

Roz Ward on Marx II Lisa Bellear Poetry launch II Somerton revisited

7/27/2018
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Roz Ward on Marx II Roz Ward gave a speech at the Alternative Left May celebrations of the anniversary of Marx's birth.Lisa Bellear Poetry launch II The great Lisa Bellear is honoured eleven years after death with a new anthology of her works edited by Jen Jewel Brown and published by UWAPublishing. Somerton revisited II Coalition Against Racism and Facism (CARF) member Chris di Pasquale talks about what really happened at protests against Lauen Southern, the mild mannered fascist, in...

Duration:01:21:24

Palestine II ACTU Congress II This is the Week that Was II The right to Strike

7/20/2018
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Palestine II Noura Eraka, American Palestinian scholar and human rights lawyer gives a powerful speech discussing how the human rights struggle of Palestine relates to all the struggles against post colonial power elites. Eraka was brought to Australia by the Australian Palestinge Advocacy Network.ACTU Congress II Don Sutherland reports on the ACTU CongressThis is the Week that Was IIThe right to Strike II Humphrey McQueen discusses the issue and its importance full text

Duration:01:30:22

Power out of corporate hands II Demerit points for Social Security II Older Age Pension II #DisarmUnis

7/13/2018
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Power out of corporate hands II Union project to reduce power bills and put the power back in the hands of workers.Demerit points for Social Security II Jeremy Poxons from Australian Unemployment Workers UnionOlder Age Pension II Roger Wilson from Fair Go for Pensioners #DisarmUnis II William Ross talks to us about the decentralised, synchronized demonstrations for environment, Refugee, against Militarism of our Unis and in support of Aboriginal Sovereignty across Melbourne on July 11.

Duration:01:27:16

Public Housing - Gronn Place Public Meeting !! Comedy Debate !! This is the Week that Was !! The Right to Strike

7/6/2018
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Public Housing - Gronn Place Public Meeting !!Comedy Debate !! Rod Quantock & Gab Hogan talk will Trump twitter us to oblivion at Green Left Weeklies' annual Comedy Debate.This is the Week that Was !!The Right to Strike !! Lucy Horan (AEU) an Evans (RTBU) at a meeting called to talk about the importance of the right to strike before the ACTU annual conference to be held at Brisbane Convention Centre on July 17 & 18.

Duration:01:30:23

Disaster Capitalism II Anti Fascist rally II QU & Dow Chemical money II This is the Week that Was II Exploitation, taxes & penalty rates

6/29/2018
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Disaster Capitalism II film to be screened at Melbourne Documentary Film Festival - July 7th Anti Fascist rally II June 24 in Melbourne. A report.QU & Dow Chemical money II Dow Chemicals is the company that gave us Agent Orange and the napalm that was used in Vietnam and other South East Asian countries during the late 20th century. Now the CEO Andrew Liveris is giving Queensland University $40 mill for a building with his name on it - a building housing sustainability research. Students...

Duration:01:27:32

Border Politics II Ararat Scared Tree Update II Tribute to Eurydice Nixon II this is the Week that Was II The Banks

6/22/2018
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Border Politics - Julian Burnside talks about the new film Border Politics and the issue of refugees.Ararat Scared Tree UpdateTribute to Eurydice Nixon - a heart felt tribute by her friends in the comedy screen who were at the Left Green Comedy Debate.this is the Week that Was - the full episode of the this weeks episode.The Banks - Humprey McQueen looks at the banks full text

Duration:01:34:48

Gronn Place II CARF II Capitaliam a crime Scene

6/8/2018
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Gronn Place, Brunswick West report on rally in support of Public Housing.Coalition Against Racism and Facism outside Melbourne Magistrate Court on Thursday where 3 members face charges over events at December 2017 Demonstration against Milo YiannopoulosHarry Glasbeek, Professor Emeritus and Senior Scholar at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University in Toronto, Canada. In his new book (part of a trilogy) Capitalism: A Crime Story, Harry makes the case that if the rules and doctrines of...

Duration:01:30:19

Save Public Housing: Walker St Estate II Road building in Melb II The Basic Wages Case

6/1/2018
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Walker St Estate rally report around #Save Public Housing against the State Government's #Public Housing Renewal program. What are the facts? Go to #Public Housing Defence Network for details to voice concern.State Government program of big roads to deal with transport problems in Melbourne are questioned.The Fair Work Commission's Friday decision to raise the minium wage by .64c per hour described as peanuts. We talk to Don Sutherland for a background to the decision.

Duration:01:30:21

Socialist Candidates for Vic Upper House II Walker Estate Save Public Housing II Do Robots Dream of Being Time Poor?

5/18/2018
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#Socialist Candidates for Vic Upper HouseII #Stephen Jolly, #Sue Bolton and #Collen Bolger at the #Victorian Socialist Launch for the Northern Metropolitan Seat in Vic elections. II @ Walker Estate Save Public Housing rally May 26th 12noon : a member of #Defend & Extend Public Housing talks about the Vic Govt sell out of Public Housing.II Do Robots Dream of Being Time Poor? #Humphrey McQueen talking at #New International Bookshop talks series on what #Marxism has to say robots work places

Duration:01:29:29

Sally McManus talks change the rules II Counihan Gallery artists talk human rights II Kevin Healy sums up the week II Bill Mitchell: the Left & neo liberalism

5/4/2018
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Sally McManus talks change the rules II Counihan Gallery artists talk human rights II Kevin Healy sums up the week II Bill Mitchell: the Left & neo liberalism

Duration:01:25:42

Organizing against Robots II Unions & Refugees? II Centrelink & Serco II Communist Manifesto with Humphrey McQueen

4/27/2018
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Organizing against Robots II Final part of speech from Marxism 2018 talking about organising workers against a robotic take-overUnions & Refugees? IIThe Refugee Action Collective (RAC) have started the Change the Rules for Refugee campaign and had a speaker from the Victorian Trades Hall (VTH) to talk about how unions can be involved if at allCentrelink & Serco II Ann Davies from Fair Go For Pensioners (FGFP) This is the Week that WasCommunist Manifesto with Humphrey McQueen II With the...

Duration:01:30:21

Robots are coming for your job? II Kangaroo the film II Mass Delegates Meeting Change the Rules

4/20/2018
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Are robots coming for your jobs? This speaker from Marxism 2018 argues no.Kangaroo a film that gives Australia a damning report card when it comes to our national symbol.Voices from the Mass Delegates Change the Rules meeting Tuesday 17 at Melbourne Town Hall

Duration:01:23:32

Israel killings II UBI II Right to strike

4/13/2018
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Israel killings - the use of live bullets on unarmed Palestinian demonstrators by Israelie snipers is bringing attention to the slow motion state sanctioned genocide in process. We give some background.UBI - Universal Basic Income is it a good thing?The Right to Strike - Don Sutherland gives us a low down.

Duration:01:30:53

Socialists for Vic Upper House II Stolenweath Games Update II Agency Inc. II This is the Week that Was II The Red North

4/6/2018
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Socialists for Vic Upper House: Stephen Jolly's speech at the Marxist Conference about why a coalition of Socialists deserve your support in their campaign for a upper house seat in the November Victorian election.II Stolenweath Games Update II Agency Inc. Curator Catherine Connolly and artist Jessica Knight talk feminism and art.II This is the Week that Was- Kevin Healy sums up the weekII The Red North - Jim McIIroy talks about the new edition of The Red North that uncovers the unlikely...

Duration:01:30:14

Time2Choose rally II Safeguarding the end of the Rainbow II this is the week that was II Humphrey McQueen

3/30/2018
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Time2Choose rally IISafeguarding the end of the Rainbow II Sally Goldner from Transgender Victoria has a chat about the new resource to safeguard end-of-life for LGBTI Victorians.this is the week that was II with Kevin HealeyHumphrey McQueen II talking about the progress of Marxism as we approach Karl Marx's birthday on May 5th

Duration:01:31:22