Episode 32 - "The Something Wonky Effect" (feat Ben Pobjie)

Sure, we didn't get to Joyce, and Nash came after we recorded, and for god sake Xenophon too? Seriously? So it'll be a giant episode next week.

But in the meantime we covered:

05:15 Unleashing craziness against LGBTI people
15:25 The "Coalition for Marriage"'s top three arguments
27:20 What the "no" side really want and what we need to be shouting from the rooftops
35:18 What the "yes" side needs to be reminding somehow-undecided voters about the dangers of the "no" side
57:29 Stuck In My Craw - punishing Yarra Council for questioning the date of Australia Day - Denise Pirko
01:24:32 Australia Vs Humanity
01:24:34 BREAKING NEWS INTERRUPTION! Courier Mail's scumbag attempt to portray Manus Island as a paradise bc they got a photo of a refugee LOOKING NOT MISERABLE FOR A MOMENT
01:29:09 LNP politician reads David Marr column and realises that actually what we're doing to refugees is indefensible
01:33:04 So, Ben, what have we learned?
01:35:00 How to Reach That Person who somehow still can't see LGBTI people as equal to them, but also doesn't want to live under a theocracy

Ben's new book "Aussie Aussie Aussie": http://affirmpress.com.au/publishing/aussie-aussie-aussie/

Ben's other podcast, Gather Around Me: http://gatheraround.me

Episode 31 - How to deal with a cruel, rigged postal survey, and the lies that are already accompanying it (feat guest host Denise Pirko)

01:16 surprisingly we talk about that $122m non-binding postal survey conducted by the ABS, including ABC trying to force staff to use the bigots' terminology, some of the dodgy lies being spread already, the vicious homophobia of the guy in charge of it, and basically everything else
39:12 Malcolm: "This postal ballot is going to push to the margins of our society those people who are already on the margins"
41:20 Australia won't let lesbian woman divorce; UNHCR says that's contrary to her human rights
48:17 Malcolm inviting us to a nuclear war
57:05 Martin Place tent city community torn down
58:37 Oh *that's* why the Libs are giving $30m of your money to Fox Sports
1:03:27 Victorian state Liberal leader Guy (no that's his name) and his meeting with an alleged mobster over lobster
1:07:09 Bruce Billson, minister in charge of franchising receiving an undisclosed salary from their lobby group
1:08:11 Australia Vs Humanity - the foreshadowed death of refugee Hamed Shamshiripour, and the utter silence from Labor and the Liberals

Episode 30 - Dodgy Bastards Yes, Nobel Prize Winners No (feat guest host Denise Pirko)

01:12 Malcolm & Donald - a phone call in which our PM tells Trump he doesn't have to take any refugees, that we'll take anyone he wants us to take, that we'd prefer their worst people to "Nobel Peace Prize" winners; in which he makes up "economic refugees" as if they are a real thing, and cynically sets off the refugees to go through a brutal vetting process knowing the Americans will never take them. Or, as the Oz puts it, "his finest moment".
20:24 Malcolm about to sell out LGBTI Australians again, with a whole new plan to brutalise them. PLEASE CONTACT YOUR LOCAL MP BY MONDAY MORNING - http://www.equalitycampaign.org.au/home
35:07 Liberals in NSW vs homeless people in the Sydney CBD
42:07 Still no explanation for the $30m to Foxtel
44:26 Sam Dastyari
46:01 Stuck In My Craw - Cam Smith
51:10 Australia vs Humanity - taking drinking water and power away from vulnerable refugees on Manus Island, after machete attacks, the Melbourne family facing deportation after failing the English test. After ten years.

Episode 29 - Something Shiny Amongst The Coal (feat Cam Smith)

01:23 SECRET DUAL CITIZENS EVERYWHERE but also, seriously, this is a stupid provision that needs fixing. Bonus suggestions for how this could be fixed.
21:36 Idiotic pleibscite ideas - the anti-LGBTI postal plebiscite, and Shorten's republic brainfart
35:52 Shorten's four year fixed terms idea
42:07 Utterly shameless $30m gift to Foxtel
43:26 Greens' plan to fix housing
54:23 ALP's plan to wind back some trusts
01:00:04 Stuck in my Craw - Denise Pirko - the privilege of being able to tune out
01:13:07 Australia Vs Humanity - could we stop imprisoning poor people who owe fines, the US deal is falling apart, and we farewell the wonderful Gillian Triggs.

Episode 28 - Canadian sleeper agents (feat Denise Pirko)

01:14 The absurdity of the anti-dual citizenship provisions; Australia loses two of its best senators - and where to now for the Greems?
20:53 Getting in first and taking your opponents' critiques before they make them.
29:54 Tudge's latest attack on the poor
35:18 Internships: an attack on everyone's wages
45:00 Stuck in My Craw - Lyndsey Jackson vs Turnbull vs maths
51:00 Australia Vs Humanity - 4 years, $4.9bn later, Dutton is throwing people in our Manus facility out into PNG. 
59:23 An especially racist week for The Australian media