Politics in a podcast

Monday, 19 October 2020

Politics in a podcast is a monthly podcast organized by Politics in the Pub Newcastle, in collaboration with the School of Humanities and Social Science, and the Newcastle Business School, at the University of Newcastle. Each month will feature an interview with a special guest to dissect the political issues facing Australia and the broader world.

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Episode 5: In light of the recent allegations of sexual assault, harassment, and inappropriate behaviour towards women in Federal Parliament, I sat down with Sara C. Motta, Professor of Politics at the University of Newcastle, to discuss women and politics in Australia, as well as the broader issues facing women and marginalised groups in relation to our political structures.

Episode 4: How do we make sense of Climate Change denial. For our first Politics in a Podcast of 2021 I am joined by Jacqueline Svenson to talk about climate change denial in Australia, how it operates, and how we can try and debunk the myths that undermine the facts of climate change

Episode 3: In our last episode of Politics in a Podcast for 2020 we talk with Dr Tod Moore about the recent US election and what Joe Biden's victory and Donald Trump's defeat might mean for the United States. We will be back next year for more Politics in a Podcast!

Episode 2: In our second episode I am joined by economic expert, Professor Bill Mitchell, to discuss the Federal Government's 2020 Budget.

Episode 1: Since the election last year Australia has been rocked by a series of crises. In this episode we talk to Professor Jim Jose, professor of politics at the University of Newcastle, on Scott Morrison's crisis management.

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