category_menu

Archive | July, 2015

Greek_flag_(4815794507)

Greek anti-austerity activist Petros Constantinou on the latest developments in the Greek struggle

All eyes remain on Greece in the wake of what many observers are calling an act of historic capitulation by the Syriza government, with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras agreeing to provisional terms for a third bailout of the depressed Mediterranean economy.  Indymedia’s Alex Whisson spoke to Greek socialist and anti-austerity activist Petros Constantinou about the […]

Continue Reading 1
File 20-07-2015 10 22 41 pm

Debriefing the weekends Reclaim Australia v Racial Equality clashes over the weekend

Debriefing the weekends Reclaim Australia v Racial Equality clashes over the weekend with Love Makes a Way campaigner Jarrod McKenna, Refugee Rights Action Network WA organiser Victoria Martin and comedian and Muslim woman Leah Aliyyah Cornish-Ward.

Continue Reading 0
11219437_10153432905467429_8602384402245213216_n

Rockhampton Peace Convergence spokesperson Robin Taubenfield on the Quaker Grannies arrests

We speak with Rockhampton Peace Convergence spokesperson Robin Taubenfield about the Quaker Grannies arrested at the gates of Shoalwater military base after a cup of tea, lamingtons and a chat with the military about the cost of war. The Grannies were arrested and detained by police after holding a tea party complete with flowers, tea […]

Continue Reading 0
6735117839_eacf43ec5d_o

Historian Cedric Beidatsch on the attacks on civil liberties by Neoliberal Capitalism (part 2)

We speak to historian and long time activist Cedric Beidatsch to try and understand the latest attacks on civil liberties and how they are connected to the Neoliberal Capitalist agenda in Australia and the world. This is part one of the interview where Cedric also touches on the changing nature of the global anti-Capitalist movement.

Continue Reading 0
19123662628_4a442a0377_b-910x455

Rev Brian Brown from the Uniting Church about the case of baby Asha held in detention

Following a rally in Sydney protesting children in detention, Indymedia chatted with one of the speakers, Rev Brian Brown from the Uniting Church, about the case of baby Asha, whose story inspired the protest, along with the wider issue of abuse against asylum seekers in detention, and the recent passing of legislation criminalizing those who […]

Continue Reading 0
article-6048-hero

Historian Cedric Beidatsch on the attacks on civil liberties by Neoliberal Capitalism (part 1)

We speak to historian and long time activist Cedric Beidatsch to try and understand the latest attacks on civil liberties and how they are connected to the Neoliberal Capitalist agenda in Australia and the world. This is part one of the interview where Cedric also touches on the changing nature of the global anti-Capitalist movement.

Continue Reading 0
20150703_Greek_Referendum_Demonstration_for_NO_syntagma_square_Athens_Greece

Emeritus Professor Frank Stilwell on the historic Greek referendum result rejecting harsher austerity economics

We speak with emeritus professor Frank Stilwell of Sydney University on the historic Greek referendum rejecting harsher austerity economics.  Professor Stilwell was previously a colleague at Sydney University of the (now previous) Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis. Following is some editorial comment on the Greek situation from Perth Indymedia presenter Alex Whisson… (more…)

Continue Reading 0
11698594_857323780972062_5485681373713745108_n

Pro-Palestinian activists shut down Israeli arms manufacturer Elbit Systems, on anniversary of Israel’s ‘Protective Edge’ assault on GAZA

At 8am members of the Melbourne Palestine Action Coalition (MPAC) shut down the headquarters of Israeli arms manufacturer, ELBIT SYSTEMS, at 235 Ingles St Port Melbourne to mark the first anniversary of the 2014 Israeli ‘Protective Edge’ assault on Gaza. The group have blockaded access to the building and currently have two people locked on […]

Continue Reading 0
10570395_853774694670735_668509120875247284_n

Sam Wainwright on the campaign against Perth Freight Link & the privatization of the Fremantle Port

Not a week goes by that there is not a meeting or action around the state government’s proposed Perth Freight Link. As the community anger mounts and on the eve of the Fremantle Council voting to officially oppose the $1.6 freeway, Indymedia spoke to councilor Sam Wainwright about the campaign to both oppose the PFL, […]

Continue Reading 0