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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
May 28, 2019
Another Nakba Day for Palestinians. Image: Palestine Solidarity Campaign/Flickr

Another Nakba Day for Palestinians

Asia Pacific Currents
It has been 71 years since the Palestinians were forced off their land. Their struggle continues in many different forms.
Podcast
Feb 26, 2019
 Journalists under attack in the Philippines

Journalists under attack in the Philippines

Asia Pacific Currents
Maria Ressa, CEO of media organization Rappler, talks about why the Philippines is one of the world's most dangerous places for journalists.
Podcast
Feb 12, 2019
Korean workers say no to outsourcing death

Korean workers say no to outsourcing death

Asia Pacific Currents
Outsourcing is a problem for workers all around the world. A recent workplace death has sparked a massive protest movement in South Korea.
Podcast
Nov 20, 2018
Changes afoot in New Caledonia and Fiji

Changes afoot in New Caledonia and Fiji

Asia Pacific Currents
While the independence referendum and national elections confirmed the status quo, social changes are happening in both countries.
Podcast
Nov 7, 2018
Shopping strip in Australia

Bosses making billions underpaying migrant workers

Asia Pacific Currents
Temporary migrant workers are very vulnerable due to the precarious nature of their work visa. Many employers in Australia exploit this by underpaying them.
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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