Episode 47 - Insufficient Flag Waving (feat Brandon Selic)

[Please note: we recorded on Tuesday night, before we knew about the cabinet leaks being FROM AN ACTUAL SECOND HAND CABINET. Like, minutes before we knew. Thanks, WMWS Effect.]

00:02:13 NSW Trains - who needs the right to strike? (Links: 
https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2018/jan/25/sydney-train-strike-stopped-fair-work-blocks-union-action; https://www.theguardian.com/business/grogonomics/2018/jan/28/expect-a-big-fight-on-industrial-relations-this-year-as-low-wage-growth-fuels-discontent)
00:09:34 Abbott's plan to starve poor young people (Link: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-01-29/tony-abbotts-razor-gang-considered-welfare-ban-for-under-30s/9352888)
00:18:58 Shorten now wants a federal ICAC (Link: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2018/jan/30/labor-promises-federal-integrity-commission-if-it-wins-the-next-election)
00:24:26 Trumble's Guns! Guns! Guns! (Link: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jan/28/australia-unveils-plan-to-become-one-of-worlds-top-10-arms-exporters)
00:29:15 Stuck in my Craw - Ben Pobjie. Matthew Guy's "Australian values" dogwhistle
00:31:45 Enforced Patriotism Corner (Links: https://twitter.com/jeremysear/status/956386083360555008, https://twitter.com/MartinPakulaMP/status/956774746108018688, http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5310103/The-real-story-settlement-Australia-1788.html
00:35:28 I stand with Tarneen (Links: https://www.3aw.com.au/invasion-day-protest-organiser-refuses-to-answer-questions-calls-neil-mitchell-a-racist/, http://www.news.com.au/national/victoria/news/invasion-day-activist-criticised-after-controversial-remarks/news-story/870aa39f9fc5cf9a42472017a1324de5, http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/victoria/calls-for-invasion-day-rally-organiser-tarneen-onuswilliams-to-be-sacked-from-government-body/news-story/2299d48d3a2b4c8d346133b3f559ecbd, http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/invasion-day-rally-organiser-says-her-comments-australia-should-burn-to-the-ground-should-not-be-taken-literally-20180126-p4yyxo.html, http://www.news.com.au/entertainment/tv/reality-tv/is-married-at-first-sights-telv-related-to-aboriginal-abolish-australia-activist-tarneen-onuswilliams/news-story/acaeea08351476db1f221d9941b1493a)
00:51:44 Australia Vs Humanity - Remember ScoMo's evil; leaving baby in danger on Nauru; Manus Island asylum seeker tied down and force fed in PNG (Links: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2018/jan/30/scott-morrison-asked-asio-to-delay-asylum-seekers-visa-checks-papers-show
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-01-30/scott-morrison-tried-to-delay-asylum-seekers-visas/9353350, http://www.smh.com.au/national/manus-island-asylum-seeker-tied-down-force-fed-in-png-hospital-20180126-p4yyxy.html)
01:05:32 Discussion about what to expect this year

Episode 46 - The Last Refuge of Scoundrels (feat Ben Pobjie)

00:01:30 Look over there while Trumble's mob try to ram through huge corporate tax cuts
00:03:07 The TPP is back, cunningly disguised by calling it "TPP11"
00:12:00 Changing minds
00:22:45 Ginger's Stuck in my Craw - Cory declares war on musicians people love
00:25:04 Are the right fired up about #changethedate because the LNP needs a distraction, or are they really afraid it's going the way of marriage equality and there's been a shift? 
00:29:18 Seven's Summer of Nazis
00:30:39 A reconciliation commission?
00:34:16 Dumb arguments for Jan 26, feat "the world today would be different if we changed history"
00:45:04 The empathy gap
00:50:00 Seeing the problems in what we once liked
00:57:38 Australia Vs Humanity, or does Australia deserve celebrating at all? Refugee told by ABF that if she has the necessary heart operation, she has to leave her son on Nauru; Stateless man held for 8 years and counting; 48 refugees leave PNG for the US, 130 to leave Nauru, 2000 remain. Dutton vs NZ; Dutton concealing contracts from Senate.