Posts Tagged ‘capitalism’

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With coronavirus restrictions easing across Australia, we argue that the aim should not be to return to normal, but rather to create a different society that addresses the inequalities and hardships that existed well before the pandemic.

We also discuss US politics and make a similar case against going back to normal post-Trump, highlighting the need to tackle ongoing problems with health care, the environment and class inequality.

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NOFX ‘The Marxist Brothers’, Briggs & Tim Minchin ‘HouseFyre (Lockdown Video) #StayHome’, NowThis News ‘Trump Caught On Hot Mic Before Coronavirus Address’.

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On this show Nick is joined by his cousin Emil Raji who is currently in Jakarta and we discuss the Coronavirus and the substantial impacts that it will have, particularly on the casualised workforce and small business owners.

We really encourage people to check out the article ‘Coronavirus: Why You Must Act Now’ on the importance of social distancing and isolating yourself to prevent the spread of the corona virus. The more people do this and the sooner, the more controllable the virus will be.

If you’re in Australia and you think that you might have Corona virus, you can do a symptom check on healthdirect.gov.au and you can also call 1800 022 222 to speak to a registered nurse. For general information about the virus, call the Australian Government’s Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080.

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The Late Show with Stephen Colbert ‘When Rehearsal Becomes The Show: Stephen Colbert’s First-Ever No-Audience Late Show Monologue’, Morrissey ‘I’m Okay By Myself’.

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On this show we give our take on Universal Basic Income (UBI), which is where every citizen gets a sum of money from the government.

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You can hear us discuss our experiences with Centrelink (Australia’s social security agency) on our 232nd episode.

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Mad As Hell ‘Cadburial’ and ‘Businesses Passing on Profits to Workers?’, Sole ft DJ Pain 1 and Church Fire ‘Generation Fucked’.

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We discuss the Global Climate Strike and economic growth as a barrier to meaningful action on climate change.

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  • For more on the environmental problems with economic growth, you can listen to a very recent discussion Nick did on Freedom of Species with Meghan Street from Green Left Radio, which covered this topic, the Melbourne Climate Strike, plus a critical examination of environmental vegan activism: MEGHAN STREET – CONNECTING ANIMAL ACTIVISM WITH ENVIRONMENTAL MOVEMENTS.

Book Recommendation:

Fight Like A Girl by Clementine Ford.

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Clips:

SoleFlood’, Austin PowersSharks with Lasers’, Akala ‘Fire in the Booth – part 1’, KeshaRich, White, Straight Men’.

If you enjoy the music we play on our show, check out our Spotify playlist ‘Progressive Podcast Australia Music and Comedy’!