Posts Tagged ‘free speech’

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We look into state overreach in the arrest of the producer for Youtuber Friendlyjordies by the police’s fixated persons unit.

We also discuss language that we associate with the Right of politics, like cuck and simp, being used by some on the Left (or at least not on the Right), drawing on the example of former Labor leader Bill Shorten calling Prime Minister Scott Morrison a simp.

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Clips:

Idles ‘I’m Scum’, Bo BurnhamAll Eyes on Me’.

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On this show we discuss the extension of COVID-19 restrictions in Victoria, the role of privatisation in the COVID-19 outbreak in aged care, the TV series Shaun Micallef’s On the Sauce and give some audio recommendations.

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Sammy J ‘How to make an aged care home’ (S3 Ep31); Lowkey ‘My Sole’; Ramshackle Glory ‘Song for Next May Day’; Bugzy Malone ‘Walk With Me’; The Lonely Island, Michael Bolton and Mr Fish ‘Incredible Thoughts’; The Good Life ‘October Leaves’.

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This show features philosopher Paul-Mikhail Catapang Podosky on the free speech and cancel culture debate.

It covers the (in)famous ‘A Letter on Justice and Open Debate’ published in Harper’s Magazine and the lesser known ‘A More Specific Letter on Justice and Open Debate’.

We also cover some common misunderstandings of free speech (supporting free speech doesn’t mean actively platforming the most harmful speech above all others!), the way in which discrimination can be subtly embedded into language and the documentary 13th.

For more on similar issues around cancel culture, check out our 238th episode ‘In Defence of Virtue Signalling – Responding to Common Criticisms of the Left’.

You can also listen to Paul on Freedom of Species: ‘Moving Beyond Killing Animals “Humanely”.’

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Clips:

SoleCivil War’, Sound Scene Revolution ‘Interview with Leftöver Crack – Podcast 41’, Sole ‘Nothing Lasts Forever’.

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Katie was on the BBC!!! You can listen to the segment with her and others discussing racist, misogynist Milo Yiannopoulos being banned from Twitter after harassing Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones, from 24.23-41.50 of this episode of BBC World Have Your Say.

We also discuss “freech” (aka free speech), hate speech, the “right to be a bigot” and privilege. We touched on similar issues on episode 117, where we discussed singer Chris Brown being banned from coming to Australia.

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We recently spotted this in Fitzroy – where else?!

Clips:

Open SlatherPrivileged Poor Sketch’, Katie on this episode of BBC World Have Your Say, Aziz AnsariThe Chick-Fil-A Dilemma’, AJJAmerican Tune’.

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