This episode features politics professor Jason Brownlee on the US election. He discusses: how Trump is getting away with claiming he is challenging the elites; the dangers of a Trump presidency; Trump is not less imperialist than Clinton, despite his claims about rejecting the Iraq invasion; and Trump, Clinton and #BlackLivesMatter. This discussion continues on episode 147.
Also mentioned throughout the episode is: Nick’s article on two-party dominance in Australia, Ward Churchill on police repression in the US and the documentary Herman’s House.
You can hear all of the talks from the 2016 Institute for Critical Animal Studies (Oceania) conference here. We will do a recap of this conference soon – follow our blog and/or subscribe to our podcast on iTunes or Stitcher to be notified once this episode is out.
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You can listen to a short (8 minute) version of this episode, which features a shortened version of our discussion on the dangers of a Trump presidency, below. You can subscribe to these short versions of our episodes through Omny.