Asia Pacific Currents

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APC first went to air in the mid 1980s. We broadcast stories and issues from the Asia Pacific region from a labour and grassroots perspective.
The programs feature regular interviews with labour and human rights activists of the Asia Pacific region, updates on solidarity campaigns and reports of labour and progressive struggles in the region. Presented by Pier, Kavitha and Jiselle (pictured) as well as Diana and Budi.

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Oct 11, 2014

Asia Pacific Currents

Asia Pacific Currents
Report back from the ILO symposium held in Jakarta
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Oct 4, 2014

Occupy Hong Kong

Asia Pacific Currents
Labour news from the Asia Pacific region, and an interview about the Occupy Hong Kong movement and labour relations in mainland China, with Eli Friedman.
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Aug 30, 2014

Labour and class politics in New Zealand-Aotearoa

Asia Pacific Currents
Labour news from the Asia Pacific and an interview about labour and class politics in New Zealand-Aotearoa with Joe Carolan, UNITE union organizer and candidate for the MANA party.
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Aug 16, 2014

Election analysis from India and Indonesia

Asia Pacific Currents
News from Iraq and Palestine. Then we analyze what the election results in Indonesia and India will mean for workers and the poor.
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Aug 2, 2014

The war on Gaza: Another failed ceasefire

Asia Pacific Currents
Labour news and an interview with Reem Yunis, Palestinian and socialist activist in Melbourne, Australia, about recent events in Gaza.
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Jul 11, 2014

Violence against women workers in India

Asia Pacific Currents
Labour news from the Asia Pacific region and an interview with Kavita Krishnan from CPI M-L on gender violence in India.
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Jul 5, 2014

Intensified Israeli attack on Palestine

Asia Pacific Currents
This episode features an interview about the intensified attacks on the West Bank and Gaza by Israeli armed forces, with Melbourne-based Palestinian activist Reem Yunis.
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Jun 26, 2014

Union busting in the Philippines

Asia Pacific Currents
Labour news from the Asia Pacific region. Interview with Reden Alcantara, about the firing of union leaders at NXP semiconductors in the Philippines.
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May 31, 2014

40,000 shoe workers strike in China

Asia Pacific Currents
Labour news from the Asia Pacific region, and an interview about the strike of 40,000 workers at the Yue Yuen shoe factory in Dongguan, China.
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May 3, 2014

Injured worker from Bangladesh Tazreen fire speaks out

Asia Pacific Currents
Labour news from the Asia Pacific region, including a special roundup of May Day news. Recording of a speech by Sumi Abedin, a worker injured in the Tazreen factory in Bangladesh.
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Apr 5, 2014

Organizing transport workers in Hong Kong

Asia Pacific Currents
An interview with Lam, a delegate from the Bus Workers Union Hong Kong, who was at the Australian Council of Trade Unions' conference.

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