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Workers Power 4ZZZ
Feb 24, 2022 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we talk to Virginia Clarke from the Brisbane Labour History Association . Virginia Clarke has had a lifetime of rank-and-file activism in unions and the Labor Party. In the late 70s and early 80s Virginia was also involved in the Brisbane punk scene, which, like the punk explosion the world over, was a movement of working class youth. In Brisbane, the punk scene displayed a particularly sharp edge due to Queensland's cultural and political conservatism and the behaviour of the cops...
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, BLHA
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Jan 27, 2022 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we chat with Jarrod Abbot from TWU about Sunbus workers out on the grass to force Sunbus back to the negotiating table with a fair deal. Links to what we talked about NSW police must ask Indigenous status Ipswich waste workers win QTU prevents extension of work year ACTU threatens strike to improve covid measures Patrick Terminals threatens to half capacity during supply chain crunch Wildcat strike in Turkey Beekeepers (and bees) protest McDonalds CEO says workers don't need a union
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Jan 13, 2022 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we talk to Neil Frost from the Brisbane Labour History Association about the Red North, that rebellious period of North Queensland history which began in the 1920s and culminated in the election of Communist Fred Paterson to the Queensland Parliament as the Member for Bowen. In those years the North was known as a centre of radicalism, with militant strikes, campaigns against fascism, movements of the unemployed and the growth of the Communist Party. Links to what we talked about...
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, BLHA
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Jan 1, 2022 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we talk to Iswed from SEQUR and CARF about SEQUR's ongoing campaign against Little Real Estate, who left one of SEQUR's members without a working bathroom for months. We also talk about the work CARF does to counter the anti-vax movement. Links to what we talked about Vigil held to remember women who died in Melbourne prison NT kids education program hailed a success Ipswich waste workers win Ramset Reid workers win Rail workers call out government mismanagement McDonalds workers...
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Jan 1, 2022 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we talk to Robyn from Save Our Bowlo about the campaign to stop the destruction of the East Brisbane Bowls Club, a community and arts centre which the council has deemed "underused and unnattractive". We also talk to Jeff from the Brisbane Labour History Association , about the history of the revoltionary union, the IWW, and the union organising it did in Queensland (starts at 30:40).
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, IWW
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Dec 27, 2021 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we talked to Andy, organiser with the CFMEU , about the work he does in the construction industry to fight for workers' rights. Links to what we talked about First Nations people with Native Title determination RMIT employees get backpay Geelong Library workers win Teacher shortages due to bad working conditions Teachers to defy order to scrap strike Woolies workers in NZ win
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, CFMEU
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Nov 24, 2021 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week it's win after win, spit hoods are banned in SA, SEQUR shut down Little Real Estate for the day, Country Road were cowed by the strike, Modi was cowed by the farmers' blockade, and that's not even all of them. Links to what we talked about Spit hoods banned SEQUR pickets real estate agency Blockade Australia finishes blockading coal port Country Road strike victorious FedEx workers on strike Toll warehouse workers victorious Better Read Than Dead owners break deal, workers back on...
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Nov 17, 2021 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we talk to Shae from Young Workers Hub to talk about the work they do supporting young workers to assert their rights in the workplace. Links to what we talked about Anti-vax counter-protest Qld Rental Crisis Gig - presented by Workers Power Police killing of Stanley Russell Protesters hit Sydney streets on anniversary of Gomeroi man's death in custody SEQUR picket this Friday Toll warehouse strike Gardens of Stone in NSW’s Blue Mountains protected Geelong Regional Libraries staff...
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Nov 7, 2021 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we talk to Duncan Hart from Socialist Alternative about his research into The Proletarian Review, a communist publication from the 1920s in Melbourne. In our second half Duncan stays on and Iswedd from Anarchist Communists Meanjin joins us to talk about an upcoming counter-protest to the anti-vax movement. Links to what we talked about The Proletarian Review on Reason in Revolt Campagin Against Racism and Fascism Brisbane Police assault First Nations people at Djaki Kundu Federal...
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Oct 22, 2021 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we talk to Diane, who is a guardian of Djaki Kundu, about the battle of the Kabi People against the Department of Transport and Main Roads to prevent the destruction of their sacred site. In the second hour we talk to Sian from SEQUR, the South East Queenland Union of Renters , about the organisation and its fight for housing. Links to what we talked about Victory for Toll workers Victory for Saint-Gobain workers Victory for Accolade Wine workers SEQUR meeting event John Deere workers...
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Oct 5, 2021 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we have two interviews, in our first hour we talk to Tommy from Geelong Anarchist Communists , and Iswedd from Anarchist Communists Meanjin , about the anti-vax protests in Naarm, especially their relation to the CFMEU and unions in general. In our second hour we talk to Jeff from the BLHA about the history of fascism in Australia, especially the New Guard, and it's relation to the fascist influence on the anti-vax protests today. Outro song: You'll Always Lose In Melbourne by When...
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, BLHA, ACM, GAC
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Sep 22, 2021 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we talked to Kate from the NTEU and NTEU Fightback about their campaign for better work conditions at QUT. This includes fighting against increased casualisation of employment, for better job security, and against the unpaid use of recordings of fired staff. Links to what we talked about Ms Wynne's Grandmother calls for police to stop killing people Royal  commission  into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with a disability ETEX victory part 1 ETEX victory part 2...
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Sep 19, 2021 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we talk to Lulu and Niki from DecrimQLD about the work they do to decriminalise sex work and allow workers to use basic safety practices. It was also Sex Worker Pride Day on Tuesday so we talked about the destigmatisation of sex work and sex workers having pride in their work and the rights they have won. Earlier in the show we also listen to a recording from the CFMEU rally last week against the mismanagement of the Cross River Rail project. Links to what we talked about Parklea...
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Sep 12, 2021 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we chat with Elisabeth and Tegan from the North Stradbroke Island Museum about the 'Aboriginal Gang' of the Dunwich Benevolent Asylum and their fight for equal wages. In 1944, after a 25 year campaign, Aboriginal workers at the asylum gained equal wages, almost 20 years before anywhere else in Australia. Later in the show we are joined by Jeff from Brisbane Labor History Association who brings us up to date on their activities. Links to what we talked about Stradbroke museum...
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Aug 10, 2021 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week it is 4ZZZ's annual subscriber drive Radiothon, and we have the theme Dream, Baby, Dream! On our show we take the opportunity to share our dreams for the future and one submitted by a listener. As always we have plenty of news of workers taking action and news from a workers perspective, such as the new IPCC report, a victory for the stolen generations, multiple health workers strikes, and Bunnings workers taking action. If you want to help us keep our dream of independent radio alive...
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Aug 3, 2021 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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A lockdown show this week with workers fighting for support through the Sydney lockdown, the TWU winning in court, an uprising in Iran, and more.
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Jul 27, 2021 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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No guest this week but there are strikes abound. ETU members at the Mater Hospital in South Brisbane are on strike to get paid the same as their counterparts in public hospitals, follow the campaign and get involved at the ETU website or their facebook page . We also talk about an update from the RAFFWU members striking at Better Read Than Dead, and strikes by the ETU again in WA, the AMWU in Tassie, and the TWU in NSW, as well as other news.
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Jul 20, 2021 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we talk to Kim about the councils attempt the demolish community art space Backbone (formerly the East Brisbane Bowls Club), and the workers who are fighting back. We also talk about prisoners fighting back at home and overseas, and Hospo Voice taking "business union" to a whole new level. Outro song: Propaganda by Rivermouth
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Jul 14, 2021 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we have no guest but we have news of First Nations workers fighting Adani, the city council threatening to demolish a community space, postal workers making a huge win, and another look at the fight against the dictatorship in Myanmar.
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Jul 6, 2021 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we talk to Allan Gardiner about the history of working class literature in so-called australia. We talk about Frank Hardy, Frank the poet, Bill Sutton, and about the the importance of our class's literature to the our class's struggles. Outro song: cover of Moreton Bay by Chloe & Jason Roweth
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin
This week we talk about many victorious workers' struggles such as First Nations people getting their land back, the success of the General Mills Strike, the defense of the Willow Grove green ban against scabs, and more. Outro song: Where's My Toilet Roll by The Disgruntled Taxpayers
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Jun 23, 2021 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we have no guest but plenty of news, such as the suppression of First Nations votes in the NT, police targetting gig workers for unsafe practices, the government taking even more money from people on jobseeker, and the breaching of the Willow Grove green ban. Outro song: Bring Back the Green Bans by When Our Turn Comes
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Jun 15, 2021 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we talk to Emma, who is a First Nations person and early childcare worker. We talk about the problems faced by First Nations workers and children in these organisations and what workers can do to combat them. We also talk about the problems in the industry in general, such as profit-chasing at the expense of the quality of care of children in their most formative years.
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Jun 8, 2021 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we have no guest but we have plenty of workers action, such as three ongoing union struggles, a union victory, and an update on the civil war in Myanmar.
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Jun 1, 2021 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we crossed live to the Disrupt Land Forces protest outside the convention centre and talked to Sam Watson and Andy Paine who were taking part. We also talk to Deborah Jordan from the Brisbane Labour History Association about her upcoming walking tour of the movement for women's suffrage in Meanjin. It is taking place on the 12th of June at 10am, starting at the Resilience sculpture on the south corner of Albert and Turbot St. Outro song: Andy Paine - Don't Kill People
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, BLHA
Workers Power 4ZZZ
May 25, 2021 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we have no guest but we have plenty of workers actions, including a victory for bakers at tip top, doctors fighting for the right to sleep, even more dockworkers fighting for Palestine, and more.
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin
Workers Power 4ZZZ
May 19, 2021 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we talk to Margie Pestorius from the Disrupt Land Forces campaign which aims to shut down the upcoming Land Forces expo that is happening here in Meanjin on 1-3 June. We also talk about how the weapons industry functions as a part of society, which gives us a foothold from which to stop it.
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, Anti-War
Workers Power 4ZZZ
May 11, 2021 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we have no guest but we have plenty of workers actions, including First Nations workers fighting back against QTMR and Adani, Hospital workers on strike against privatisation, a victory for West Papuans and the ensuing crackdown, and a discussion on the upcoming meeting to form a tenants union .
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin
Workers Power 4ZZZ
May 4, 2021 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we have Jeff Rickertt from the Brisbane Labour History Association on the show to talk about the history of May Day in Meanjin. We cover the origin of the event in the struggle for the Eight Hour Day, Meanjin's first Eight Hour Day commemoration, the international origins of May Day, May Day history as a story of the ALP versus the 'outsiders', and more.
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin
Workers Power 4ZZZ
May 3, 2021 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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As a very special episode and collaboration with Megaherzzz we are taking you to the May Day rally in Meanjin that happened today. We talk to the workers and find out what May Day means to them. Later on we have an interview with Katherine from Stop the Cashless Debit Card and Jayden from APN. And then we go live to some speeches in Common House about the work that our comrades are doing to bring about liberation.
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin.
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Apr 27, 2021 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we talk to Nat from Anarchist Communists Meanjin about who they are, what they do, and their upcoming events. We also talk about the need for a tenants union in Meanjin, and the first steps being taken to build one.
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, ACM
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Apr 20, 2021 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we have no guest, but we have plenty of news of workers struggles, including First Nations workers protecting their country, Kangaroo Point being shut down, the ETU shutting down a worksite, and fighting going on in the US. We also have an extensive events section.
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Apr 13, 2021 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we talk to musician and QTU member Phil Monsour about his upcoming Songs of Working Life gig that will be raising money to help the refugees who've been released from the prison. We also have the pleasure of announcing the formation of a new campaign to stop climate change, Blockade Australia.
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Apr 6, 2021 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week have have Greg Mallory from the Brisbane Labour History Association to talk about two moments in history when unions have taken strike action for something other than wages and conditions. You can find out more about these events in Greg's book, Uncharted Waters: Social Responsibility in Australian Trade Unions, and you can find the paper about the green bans in Queensland here , along with a bunch of other interesting papers. We also have an update directly from the Newry Native...
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, BLHA
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Mar 31, 2021 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we have no guest, but we have plenty of news of workers struggles, including First Nations workers protecting a sacred songline, Commonwealth Bank workers protecting their retirement, workers in NSW protecting a forest, and workers in Myanmar fighting for freedom.
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Mar 24, 2021 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we are talking to Damien Johnson about his new music video for ‘Your Woman’ that released today. Damien created this project to confront transphobia, promote equality and fairness, and generally just flick the bird at oppression in all its forms.
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, Musician
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Mar 16, 2021 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we talk to Steve "Pineapple" Alberts from CrewCare about the challenges faced by workers in the live entertainment industry, or roadies, as well as the work CrewCare does to support them. This includes the upcoming Roady4Roadies fundraiser concerts , which are taking place around the continent.
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Mar 9, 2021 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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To commerate International Working Womens Day we have two special guests, Rank and File QNMU member Lynda, and CPSU Organiser Dani, in the studio to discuss what issues are affecting women, including the rape crisis in the Australian parliament as well as the desperate need for ratios in aged care.
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, QNMU, CPSU
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Mar 6, 2021 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we have two interviews, the first is a pre-recorded interview with Deborah from the Brisbane Labour History Association about the history of the suffragettes in Queensland. The second is with our regular Jayden and Calypso from Anti-Poverty Network, to talk about the IWWD rally.
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, BLHA, APN
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Feb 23, 2021 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we have two interviews, the first is with Lou Lou and Zoe from Respect Inc, to talk about the campaign for decriminalisation of sex work and the upcoming rally on International Sex Workers' Rights Day . Second we have Ross Gwyther on again from the Brisbane Labour History Association , to continue our discussion on the anti-war movement, and particularly the involvement of unions and strike action.
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, Respect Inc, BLHA
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Feb 16, 2021 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we have two interviews, the first is with Kathryn Wilkes from No Cashless Debit Card, to talk about the harm of the card as well as work she does with her organisation to stop it from being rolled out. The second is with Tom Brown, the assistant secretary of RTBU QLD, to talk about their rally last week against the treatment of casual workers by council.
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, cashless welfare card
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Feb 10, 2021 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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No guest this week, but we have an update from Smeaton Grange, a cop being charged for murder, and more.
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Feb 2, 2021 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we once again talk to Jeff Rickertt from the Brisbane Labour History Association. This time, to give recognition to the long history of Indigenous peoples' resistance to colonialism that continued in last week's Invasion Day march, Jeff gives us the history of the Torres Strait Islanders in 1936, who went on strike against the government that was holding them in slavery.
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, BLHA
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Jan 19, 2021 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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We have a short interview this week with Tiana from the UQ Union Environment Collective about their campaign to prevent a coal conference from going ahead. We also talk a bit about the upcoming Invasion Day rallies and a bunch more.
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Jan 12, 2021 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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No guest this week but we have news of prisoners fighting back around the world, and other stuff.
Topics: News, Unions, Music, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Jan 5, 2021 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week on Workers Power we talk to Ross Gwyther from the Brisbane Labour History Association to talk about the peace movement and its history in WWI and even as far back as the Cimean war. Right at the end of the show we talk to Navdeep Singh about the ongoing struggle in India which involves the largest strike in history.
Topics: News, Unions, Music, IWW, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, BLHA
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Dec 30, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week on Workers Power we celebrate the end of a very long and interesting year by going through the year's winners of our world famous scallywag of the week awards, ending with the announcement of the scallywag of the year, who was decided through a poll by you, our dear listeners. Week 1 - McDonald’s Australia's corporate relations director James Rickards Week 2 - Scomo Week 3 - Smit Lamnalco Week 4 - Campbell Newman Week 5 - Domino’s Week 6 - Rio Tinto and Sodexo Week 7 - Jennifer...
Topics: News, Unions, Music, IWW, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Dec 22, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we chat with Debbie and Craig from United Workers Union about the Coles Smeaton Grange struggle. These are workers who have kept our shelves filled with essentials during the pandemic. Hear about their plight as they stand up and fight back. There is also plenty of workers action around the globe to report, Bill gives us another rant against the IR Omnibus Bill and of course the world famous scallwag of the week. We are also coming up to our highly anticipated announcement of the...
Topics: News, Unions, Music, IWW, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, UWU
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Dec 15, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we are joined by Jayden and Hayden from Anti-Poverty Network to talk about the recent announcement that the cashless welfare card is being extended for another two years, and about the actions being taken to stop the card and help each other in the face of it. Bill also goes on a rant about the recent omnibus laws that undermine the BOOT test.
Topics: News, Unions, Music, IWW, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, APN
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Dec 1, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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On this week's history episode we are joined by Jeff Rickertt, president of the Brisbane Labour History Association . He is an active trade unionist, a librarian and a labour historian with research interests in the history of working-class movements and socialist politics in Queensland. We're going to be talking about the history of the formation of the Labor party, from strikes to armed conflict to utter defeat, and finally to its position as yet another servant of capital.
Topics: News, Unions, Music, IWW, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, BLHA
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Nov 24, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we are joined by Michael McNally, Qld Secretary of NTEU, to talk about the consistent and expanding draining of funding to tertiary education, and the action being taken to fight it, such as the protest by Griffith staff last Friday, and the upcoming protest by UQ staff this Friday.
Topics: News, Unions, Music, IWW, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Nov 17, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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No guest this week, but we'll be talking about a couple union wins, an upcoming NTEU rally, the Zapatistas, and more.
Topics: News, Unions, Music, IWW, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Nov 10, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week Hannah is joined in the studio by past guests Nadine Chemali and Delta Kay to talk about feminism, patriarchy, and what its like being a working mum. And we have young Jimmy Kay making his radio debut.
Topics: News, Unions, Music, IWW, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Nov 5, 2020 Anti-Poverty Network QLD
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This is the audio recording of a public forum organised by Anti-Poverty Network. The static at the start only lasts a couple minutes. Event description: The crisis is here. Our ponzi scheme of an economy has been chugging along with the gap between rich and poor getting wider every year. Those of us at the bottom have been relying on a welfare payment that hasn’t been raised in 24 years, back when rent was an average of $160 per week. And since 1998 a cabal of parasites has profited from our...
Topics: Anti-Poverty Network QLD, Meanjin, Brisbane, Anti-poverty, JobActive, Job agencies, centrelink,...
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Nov 3, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we are talking to Greg Mallory from the Brisbane Labour History Association about the work they do in the studying and analysis of the history of the labour movement in Australia and especially Meanjin/Brisbane. This is the start of an exciting partnership between Workers Power and the BLHA, we will be having a member of BLHA on the show on the first Tuesday of every month to talk about an aspect of Labour history, and most importantly how we can apply the lessons of this history to...
Topics: News, Unions, Music, IWW, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, BLHA
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Oct 27, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This we week we are again talking to Jayden about anti-poverty network in order to promote their upcoming forum , which will be talking about strategies to fight job agencies. We also have the pleasure of premiering the latest party message from Worker & Parasite , Realpolitik . To support the Djab Wurrung Sovereign Embassy, which is currently under attack by the Victorian Government, visit this page for info .
Topics: News, Unions, Music, IWW, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, APN
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Oct 20, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we do not have a guest, but we will be talking about the class action case in WA for Indigenous workers to be compensated for the slavery they were held in, a protest against Mark Latham's transphobic bill, the movement against the Prayut dictatorship in Thailand, and more.
Topics: News, Unions, Music, IWW, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin
Workers Power 4ZZZ
Oct 13, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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Trigger warning : There is a description of injuries recieved as a result of rape at 31:55 to 32:40. This week we talked to Nadine Chemali , who is a writer, academic, and community worker, about recent government actions that attempt to further cloister Australia from non-white refugees.
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Oct 6, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we are again joined by Janelle from Respect Inc to talk about the work that Respect does, the struggles that sex workers have faced during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the campaign for decriminalisation in QLD . To support sex workers in these times you can donate to this fundraiser , organised by Scarlet Alliance.
Topics: News, Unions, Music, IWW, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, Respect Inc, DecrimQLD
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Sep 29, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we talk to Dr Natalie Osborn from the National Higher Education Action Network about the problems in higher education, and how NHEAN will address them with unprotected industrial action. Natalie is also a producer for Radio Reversal , which is another brilliant show on 4ZZZ.
Topics: News, Unions, Music, IWW, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, NHEAN, NTEU
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Sep 22, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we've got Jayden on again, Jayden works with Anti-Poverty Network Queensland and is involved in the Living Incomes for Everyone campaign . We're going to talk about LIFE's new demand for secure housing, as well the LIFE national week of action and the action being organised by APN .
Topics: News, Unions, Music, IWW, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, APN, Living Incomes For Everyone
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Sep 15, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we talk to professor of social work at QUT, and NTEU member, Christine Morley, about the effects of neoliberal capitalism on tertiary education.
Topics: News, Unions, Music, IWW, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, NTEU
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Sep 8, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we have an update from the committal hearing about the murder of Kumanjayi Walker, an upcoming action against the proposed incinerator in Ipswich, a success in the campaign for portable long service leave, a eulogy for David Graeber, and a bunch more.
Topics: News, Unions, Music, IWW, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin
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Sep 1, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we talk to Delta Kay about how she and her mob won Indigenous Land Use Agreements in Arakwal country, and about the Black Lives Matter movement in the US and in Australia.
Topics: News, Unions, Music, IWW, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, First Nations, Black Lives Matter
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Aug 25, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we talk to Jeremy Poxon from the Australian Unemployed Workers Union , to talk about the punishment workers face when they do not have a job, and how the union fights against that. We also talked about the MOStrike, you can find more information about that here .
Topics: News, Unions, Music, IWW, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, AUWU
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Aug 19, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we talk to Lauren from the Health Services Union about organising in the aged care sector and a recent win which saw 9500 workers get their backpay, to support the HSU campaign for decent aged care you can go to their website . We also talked about the AUWU MOStrike, you can find more information about that here .
Topics: News, Unions, Music, IWW, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, HSU
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Aug 11, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we bring you news about blockades, we've got blockades in Uluru, Kangaroo point, Bolivia, and more. We've also got an update from last week's scallywag, and plenty more workers action. This week 4ZZZ has put on Radiothon, our annual subscriber drive, so if you subscribe now, not only do you get that warm inner glow of supporting community radio (as well as discounts at our sub discount outlets), you can also go in the run to win some awesome prizes. Click here to learn more.
Topics: News, Unions, Music, IWW, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin
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Aug 4, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we don't have a guest but Bill teaches us about Health and Safety Representatives , which is a topic that will be useful for all workers.
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Jul 28, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we talk to Jorgen, the Queensland CEO of Mates in Construction , about their work in preventing suicide in the construction industry and elsewhere.
Topics: News, Unions, Music, IWW, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, Mates in Construction, CFMEU
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Jul 21, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week on Workers Power we talk to Jayden from Anti-Poverty Network , to talk about APN and their role in the LIFE campaign . And later in the show we talk to Col Davies from Fair Go For Pensioners , to talk about that campaign as well as the LIFE campaign.
Topics: News, Unions, Music, IWW, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, Living Incomes For Everyone, Anti-Poverty...
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Jul 16, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week on Workers power Jaxom brings you an update directly from the front lines of the Kangaroo Point blockade, we share a story from Michael Williams about the Black Lives Matter movement , we give an update from the green ban in Parramatta, as always our scallywag of the week where we have yet another story showing that there is no law for the rich, and more.
Topics: News, Unions, Music, IWW, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin
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Jul 7, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week Bill talks to Jim Dodrill, president of Ipswich Residents Against Toxic Environments , about the work IRATE does in Ipswich and their campaign against a proposed incinerator in the area.
Topics: News, Unions, Music, IWW, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, IRATE
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Jun 30, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we report on the blockade at Kangaroo point, the fee increase for humanities students, an update from the US uprising, and as always our scallywag of the week.
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Jun 23, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we talk to Jayden from Anti-Poverty Network about the Living Incomes For Everyone campaign, a cross organisation campaign involving activist organisations, NGOs, and unions, to raise welfare payments to a minimum of $1100.
Topics: News, Unions, Music, IWW, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, APN, Living Incomes For Everyone
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Jun 16, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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We talk with Kirsty from United Workers Union about how the federal government plans to take the razor to the Child Education Sector. This effects predominately women workers; those that work there and those that rely on them to support their families. As well as affecting the children, when the workers don't have enough to take care of themselves, it makes it difficult to take care of others. It is simply a continuation of the government's contempt for women and children. We also have...
Topics: News, Unions, Music, IWW, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, UWU, Refugees
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Jun 9, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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On today's show Bill and Hannah chat with Carl from Musicians Australia about Musicians organising for fair paid work. They also discuss the Black Lives Matter rally and workers action from ETU, The Services Union, CFMEU, Unions NSW and workers standing up and fighting back around the world. Stick around to the end as Bill doesnt hold back on his rant about our Scallywag of the Week.
Topics: News, Unions, Music, IWW, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, Musicians Australia, MEAA
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Jun 3, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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“The murder of George Floyd is a lit match to the fuel that has built up over decades” - Sam Watson of Warriors of the Aboriginal Resistance   spoke with Bill this morning about the Black Lives Matter - Stop Black Deaths in Custody rally in King George Square this Saturday June 6th from 1pm, where over 10,000 people have responded to the event on Facebook for the Brisbane rally alone. To protest safely make sure you bring plenty of hygiene gear such as a face mask and hand sanitiser, and...
Topics: News, Unions, Music, IWW, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, Black Lives Matter, Indigenous Issues, RAFFWU
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May 26, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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We've come a long way over the last year and today we reach our 50th episode! That's 50 episodes of bringing Meanjin news for the working class, by the working class, and we're looking forward to another 50. This week we've got a bunch of news from the frontlines of the pandemic, our retail and hospitality workers, and more.
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A radio show in so-called Brisbane that aims to be a voice for workers who are fighting for their rights.
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May 19, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we are joined by Izzy and Fran, who are rank and file members of the National Tertiary Education Union , to talk about the NTEU Fightback campaign . This is a campaign to vote no to the NTEU's National Jobs Protection Framework, which threatens to cut the pay of workers by up to %15 under the guise of protecting jobs. You can follow the campaign and find out how to get involved at their facebook or twitter . Songs played REM - Cant get there from here 0:00:00 Steve Ludkin - Black...
Topics: News, Unions, Music, IWW, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, COVID-19, NTEU
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May 12, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week on Workers Power we celebrate the life of Jack Mundey, a unionist and communist who was a leading figure of the BLF's green bans. We also talk about a mine explosion that injured five workers, a plan to help the suffering arts industry, the battle against the fascist Turkish state, and more. Songs played Dicklord - Boring 0:00:00 Class War - Class Consciousness 0:03:23 Baker Boy - Move 0:13:22 Deekay - Gotta Get Out Of It 0:16:04 When Our Turn Comes - Bring Back The Green Bans 0:24:50...
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May 5, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week on Workers Power we have some hopeful news for Indigenous prisoners in Victoria, an example of mutual aid from Sydney, and workers sticking together to fight bosses from Australia to Vegas. We've also got a scandalous scallywag of the week. Songs played Billy Bragg - There is power in a union 0:00:00 When our turn comes - Break the rules 0:02:46 Baker Boy - Move 0:17:14 DeeKay - Time for some akshun 0:19:56 The Stress of Leisure - Interesting times 0:26:01 AB Original ft Thelma Plum -...
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Apr 28, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week on Workers Power we have First Nations artists sharing their art online, the CPSU supporting casual workers who have been shafted, Monash students organising for their rights online, a strike at Amazon, and more. And as always we'll have the scallywag of the week. Songs played When our turn comes - Bring back the green bans 0:00:00 Phil Monsour - We will go home 0:13:56 DeeKay - Gotta Get Out of It 0:22:31 Kev Carmody - Thou shalt not steal 0:26:35 Sycco - Nicotine 0:31:35 Dicklord -...
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Apr 21, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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More stories this week showing that the government spares no thought for the workers. Including the illegal detention of Aboriginal people, a thwarted attempt to privatise the visa system, and the cutting of the notice period required before a vote on EBA changes. We also have other stories such as worldwide prison revolts, and nurses winning their pay. Songs played When our turn comes - Break the rules 0:00:00 Warumpi Band - Blackfella/Whitefella 0:10:09 DeeKay - Gotta Get Out Of It 0:14:35...
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Apr 14, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we have a whole bunch of stories of the government screwing over workers in response to the pandemic. Including sending pigs into remote communities without them undergoing quarantine, leaving education workers without sufficient pay, and planning to sacrifice workers for the sake of economic growth. Songs played When our turn comes - Break the rules 0:00:00 Baker Boy - Move 0:10:55 DeeKay - Time for sum akshun 0:13:37 Violent Soho - A-Ok 0:22:40 Cable ties - Tell them where to go...
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Apr 8, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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We continue from last week with even more stories showing that the working class and the employing class have nothing in common. There can be no peace so long as hunger and want are found among millions of the working people and the few, who make up the employing class, have all the good things of life. Between these two classes a struggle must go on until the workers of the world organise as a class, take possession of the means of production, abolish the wage system, and live in harmony with...
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Mar 31, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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No interview this week, but we have plenty of news stories showing how COVID-19 has exposed the inherent contradiction between the interests of the workers and the interests of the owners. Such as Macca's leaving their workers in the dark about a positive COVID case, and prisoners fighting back against being left to die at the hands of the virus. Songs played When our turn comes - Break the rules 0:00:00 Budd - Handle it 0:02:29 Dee Kay - I'm a g 0:13:25 Kev Carmody - Thou shall not steal...
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Mar 31, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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On this episode of Workers Power we were joined by Michael Clifford, General Secretary of the QCU , to discuss their response to the COVID-19 crisis, as well as how they're dealing with the government's response (starting at 50m48s). We were also joined by Hannah to discuss the mutual aid groups popping up around Australia and the world (starting at 1h20m38s). Songs played When our turn comes - Bring back the green bans 0:00:00 Archie Roach ft Sally Dastery - Tell me why 0:14:13 Thelma Plum -...
Topics: News, Unions, Music, IWW, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, COVID-19
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Mar 18, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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No interview this week, but we have plenty of news from workers who are standing up and fighting back in the face of our current pandemic, including recent developments at Deebing Creek , communities coming together in mutual aid , and a potential rent strike . Archive.org seems to be malfunctioning, so I'm using the unedited versions from the 4zzz servers for now. I will update it when I can. Songs played The Mark of Cain - Lockdown 0:00:00 When our turn comes - Break the rules 0:04:01 DeeKay...
Topics: News, Unions, Music, IWW, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, COVID-19
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Mar 10, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we tried but failed to interview Kane from When Our Turn Comes , a Melbourne 5-piece band that explores issues like systemic racism, tackling neo-nazi groups, everyday economic struggles, union politics, and the climate crisis. But don't worry, we still have an exciting show full of workers fighting back from Australia to Latin America. Songs played When our turn comes - Bring Back the Green Bans 0:00:00 Baker Boy ft Jess B - Meditjin 0:14:17 Mitch, Please - Rubbish 0:17:14 When our...
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Mar 3, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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We have a special all-women episode this week to celebrate International Working Women's Day this 8th March. As such we have guest co-host Dani from No Apologies on 4zzz . Our first guests (starting at 39m40s) this week are Linda and Kirsty from the United Workers Union , to talk about organising early education/childcare workers. Our second guests (starting at 1h08m20s) are Justine from The Services Union , and Sally and Danny from the Community and Public Sector Union , to talk about women's...
Topics: News, Unions, Music, IWW, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, CPSU, The Services Union, UWU
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Feb 26, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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We are joined this week by Sian from Feminist Action to talk about International Working Women's Day , a day of protest against the patriarchal society that oppresses us as well as a day of celebration of the victories working women have had against it in the past. We also hear from an old friend, Feargal! He's barely left the plane and has already gotten himself into trouble, with the UCU going on strike at 74 universities across the UK. Songs played Warumpi Band - Blackfella/Whitefella A.B....
Topics: News, Unions, Music, IWW, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, Feminist Action, International action, UCU
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Feb 18, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we are joined by Alex from Climate Justice Alliance Brisbane to discuss the Climate Crisis National Day of Action event this Saturday. We discuss the idea of climate justice, and creating an alliance for climate justice. We are also joined by new member of the Workers Power team, Michael! Michael is a journalist for Independent Australia , so we are very excited to bring his experience into the show. Songs played Mudhoney - In 'n' out of grace Archie Roach feat. Sally Dastey - Tell me...
Topics: News, Unions, Music, IWW, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, The Climate Crisis
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Feb 11, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we are joined by First Nations worker and activist Delta Kay who chats with us about the appropriation of First Nations culture by businesses such as souvenir shops, why it is a problem, and what we can do about it. Find more of Delta's work at https://cultureaware.org/. Songs played Faith No More - Epic Baker Boy ft Jess B - Meditjin Boomalli ft Hazy - Fuck the system Archie Roach - Charcoal Lane Mitch, Please - Rubbish flangipanis - In the bin The Double Happiness - Spooky Tiki...
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Feb 4, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we are joined by Paul Petersen, assistant secretary of the Maritime Union of Australia - Queensland branch, to talk about strike action being taken against Hutchinson Ports, as well as international solidarity among dockworkers organising in the International Dockworkers Council . Songs played R.E.M. - It's The End Of The World As We Know It Archie Roach - Tell Me Why The Saints - Swing for the Crime Last Quokka - Colony Gang of Four - Ether Magic Dirt - He-man Dicklord - Moll on the...
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Jan 28, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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This week we have Mitch on the show, who is a delegate at Grill'd Workers United , to talk about the campaign to organise Grill'd workers. Songs played Phil Monsour - Solidarity Forever Baker Boy ft JessB - Meditjin Warumpi Band - Blackfella/Whitefella Mitch, Please - Rubbish Cable Ties - Sandcastles Dicklord - Moll on the dole Budd - Kairos Last Quokka - Colony Magic Dirt - Daddy Regurgitator - Fat Cop TISM - Whatareya
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Jan 21, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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No interview this week so we are just going through some of the latest news. But next Sunday is Invasion day, so try to make it to your local rally . Songs played Gil Scott-Herron - The revolution will not be televised Baker Boy - Marryuna Ft Yirrmal Baker Boy - Meditjin Ft Jess B Eddy current Suppression Ring - All in good time PJ Harvey - Rid of me Faith no more - Be aggressive Rage against the machine - Take the power back Last Quokka - Colony A country practice - The inundation into our...
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Jan 14, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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We're playing a bit more music this week as we adjust to a lack of Feargal in the studio. In this episode we have a short interview with McDonald's worker, Retail and Fast Food Workers Union member and newest addition to the Workers Power 4ZZZ team, Jason Harradine. We talk about RAFFWU winning penalty rates for Maccas workers, and the response from the dodgy bosses in trying to cut workers hours. If you are a McDonald's worker, you do not have to sign a new agreement. If your boss is telling...
Topics: News, Unions, Music, IWW, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, RAFFWU
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Jan 7, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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As we say hello to the new year we say goodbye to Feargal, as he leaves brissie to go study in the UK. Join us for Feargal's last episode as we discuss the bushfires, and the response from unions and others. To help fight these fires you can donate to the NSW RFS , and to assist with the fire relief for First Nations communities donate here . Songs played The Clash - Know Your Rights Kerrianna Cox - Woman Got No History Phil Monsour - Still Need a Union Class War - Class Consciousness Majestic...
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Jan 4, 2020 Feargal McGovern & Bill Storey Smith
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As we come into the new year we have a full house of Workers Power contributers in the studio: Feargal, Bill, Hannah, Steven, and Darrel, the Together union delegate at CITEC. In this episode we talk to Darrel about working and organising at CITEC, and what it is like to organise your workplace as a public servant. We also go over all our scallywags this year and make the grand decision, who will be the scallywag of the year? Songs played Rage Against the Machine - Killing in the Name A.B....
Topics: News, Unions, Music, IWW, 4ZZZ, Brisbane, Meanjin, Together