From Fidel to Zelensky

“All right. I don’t know if you’re old enough to remember when Fidel Castro came to power in 1959. But shortly thereafter, we (the US) put sanctions on Fidel Castro, and on Cuba. And those sanctions are basically still on Cuba. We’ve never gotten over the fact that Cuba behaved in ways that we consider to be unacceptable.… Go to Article

EU Commission President on Putin

Here is a profile on one of the leaders of the conflict between NATO and Russia over the Ukraine.

SPEAKERS

4PR – Voice of the People, Ursula von der Leyen

Can you please introduce yourself?

Ursula von der Leyen: My name is Ursula von der Leyen and I am the President of the European Commission.… Go to Article

Stand against war in Ukraine

Interview with Ukrainian Greek Catholic priest, Martin Arnold, on war in Ukraine.

SPEAKERS

Martin Arnold (Ukrainian Greek Catholic priest),
Ian Curr (4PR – Voice of the People).

Ian Curr 

Can you please introduce yourself?

Martin Arnold 

Good day. I’m Martin Arnold.… Go to Article

Ukraine: ‘military, language, faith’

We post here an article written by a Ukrainian professor at the ANU, Marko Pavlyshyn, about the current crisis in his country. It was published originally in the AFR. I know very little about the Ukraine except that the terrible nuclear disaster at Chernobyl occurred in that country.

Firstly, I hope Putin’s ironic response to the British/US arming the Ukraine about another Cuban missile crisis do not result in more fallout for Cuba and Venezuela with even harsher blockades imposed by the US government.… Go to Article

US Ambassador on her country’s blockade of Cuba

“Irony is the bringing together of contradictory truths, to make out with a contradiction, a new truth, with a laugh or a smile. And I confess that, a truth must come with one or the other, or I count it as false and a denial of the very nature of humanity itself (chuckles).”… Go to Article

Launch of ‘From-Australia-to-Cuba-with Love’ Campaign

Sue Monk and Lachlan Hurse (ACFS) organized an event on the first day of 2022 to launch ‘From Australia to Cuba with Love’. This is intended to challenge the blockade that is imposed by the United States on Cuba. It’s been there for over 60 years. On this podcast we’ll hear Sue Monk and Lachlan Hurse talking about the ‘From Australia to Cuba with Love‘ campaign.… Go to Article

Assange gets support from a strange quarter

SPEAKERS

John Jiggens (Bay FM), John Shipton (Julian’s dad), Barnaby Joyce (Deputy Prime Minister), 4PR – Voice of the People.

4PR – Voice of the People

It was not a good week for Julian Assange. The UK High Court overruled the lower court decision that denied the US extradition request and it was reported that Assange suffered a stroke while viewing the High Court decision.… Go to Article