Posts Tagged ‘work’

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We discuss the phenomenon of people re-evaluating their work, where they live and their lives generally during the pandemic. We also cover the way that class and gender has impacted people’s experiences of the pandemic and lockdowns. The episode finishes with some recommendations for books, movies and podcasts.

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Book recommendation: Thirsty: Confessions of a Fame Whore by comedian Joel Creasey, available as an audio book as well.

Movie recommendations: The Prom (Netflix) and Promising Young Woman.

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Clips:

Dollar SignsTears/Beers/Fears’, Bo BurnhamIntro’ from What?, Stella Donnelly ‘Beware of the Dogs‘.

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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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Clips:

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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We discuss our experiences with Centrelink (Australia’s social security agency) and shifts towards a gig economy.

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Clips:

Sweeney Todd ‘The Worst Pies in London’, Good Will HuntingIt’s Not Your Fault’, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate FactoryI’ve Got a Golden Ticket’, The Society Season 1 Episode 9 – ‘New Names’ Reaction, The Last Kinection ‘Broke’.

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on bullshit jobs

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Nick is joined by sustainable transport advocate Jeremy Mendelson from Critical Transit and Transit Matters podcasts for the entire episode. We discuss: national politics, Bernie Sanders, Jeremy’s experience with 9-5 work, trying to escape the 9-5, anthropologist David Graeber on bullshit jobs, The Happy Movie, living vegan on a low income, the new four (vegan) food groups and basic income.

You can hear Nick on Critical Transit podcast discussing sustainable transport and how it relates to issues such as class, justice and animals. You can also hear Nick and Katie on episodes 7 and 8 of Jeremy’s other podcast, Politicized.

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Clips:

Derrick Jensen ‘Selling Fingers’ from the CD – The Other Side of DarknessIntro5pect ‘No More Time’, Rise Against ‘401 Kill’, The Smith Street BandPostcodes (for People who will not Arrest me)’, Jeffery Lewis and Helen SchreinerDo They Owe Us a Living?’, Colour Me Wednesday and PerkieDon’t Waste Your Breath’.

You can listen to a short (7 minute) version of this episode, which features a shortened version of Nick and Jeremy’s discussion on bullshit jobs, below. You can subscribe to these short versions of our episodes through Omny.