Red Flag Radio

Discussion and analysis of politics, history, theory and activism from a radical revolutionary socialist perspective.

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The recent hospitalisation of 4 year old Tharunicaa and the story of her family Priya, Nades, and Kopika is a perfect illustration of the brutality of the Australian government's treatment of refugees...
June 17, 2021
What are the differences between a socialist approach to fighting for liberation from oppression and the ideas that dominate what has become known as 'identity politics'? How can we genuinely combat o...
May 30, 2021
For more than 100 years, Palestinians have never given up the fight for their homeland and national independence. Their struggles have inspired international solidarity as a result of their courage an...
May 25, 2021
Israel's latest offensive against the Palestinians began with evictions in the neighbourhood of Sheik Jarrah and continues with a massive aerial bombardment of Gaza. On this episode, author of The Sto...
May 17, 2021
Wood for cremation fires is running out across India. While bodies continue to fill the streets the Modi regime has pushed a political agenda of self promotion and ignored a rapidly growing health cat...
May 8, 2021
Scott Morrison's response to multiple allegations of sexual assault within his party has been an abject failure and a demonstration of the ongoing commitment of the government to oppression and exploi...
April 21, 2021
We have a world to win, but are we too late to avoid the 'tipping points' that trigger irreversible environmental catastrophe? There are still reasons to hope that we can save the planet, but what are...
April 17, 2021
Special recording of the opening night of Marxism 2021 in Melbourne featuring Aran Mylvaganam, Liz Walsh, and Omar Hassan. Marxism Conference - www.marxismconference.org  Instagram @marxism_conference...
April 2, 2021
Rebellion and resistance continues in Myanmar after the Tatmadaw (Myanmar’s military) arrested State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and seized government on 1 February. Young workers and students have be...
March 16, 2021
Allegations of a rape that took place in parliament house made by former Liberal party staffer Brittany Higgens have opened up a broader discussion on the vile sexist behaviour of federal politicians ...
March 8, 2021
In the second of our two part special, we explore the history and practice of anarchism with socialist activists Emma and Khyl. What was the debate between Marx and Bakunin really about? How did anarc...
February 17, 2021
In the first of a two part special, we discuss some of the key theoretical differences between Anarchism and Marxism with socialist activists Emma and Khyl. What does it mean to be against all forms o...
February 10, 2021
Our final summer episode featuring highlights from the audio archives of the annual Marxism Conference in Melbourne. Roz's choice is presented by Dougal McNeill, Senior Lecturer in the English Program...
February 2, 2021
A special listener request from the Marxism Conference archives. The Russian Revolution is one of the most hotly contested events in human history. In this episode Omar Hassan presents a revolutionary...
January 25, 2021
In 2010, Malalai Joya was named as one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people in the world. Malalai first made worldwide news when she publicly denounced the Taliban and corrupt warlords in Af...
January 18, 2021
Another summer special edition featuring highlights from the Marxism conference archives. On this episode we hear from two Palestinian activists. Huwaida Arraf, special guest at Marxism 2018, is a Pal...
January 11, 2021
A summer special edition featuring highlights from the Marxism conference archives. On this episode we hear from Billy X Jennings a Black Panther Party veteran member, activist, educator and archivist...
January 2, 2021
The Brereton report exposed the horrific war crimes of Australian soldiers in Afghanistan. Less is known about the activities of the Australian military in the Pacific region. On this episode we explo...
December 7, 2020
The Labor government in Victoria announced that it will spend $5.3 billion as part of the 'Big Housing Build' over the next four years. The initiative has been described as the 'largest ever investmen...
December 1, 2020
Celebrating our first year of podcasting from Melbourne, Australia. Roz and Liam discuss reasons to be a revolutionary socialist in 2020 and reflect on our favourite episodes with special guests Louis...
November 22, 2020

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