59 min

Episode 345 - Election Discrepancies The Iron Fist and the Velvet Glove

    • Politics

In episode 435, hosts Trevor and Joe discuss various topics, including election results and voting discrepancies in the UK, comparisons to French elections, and the concept of proportional representation. They delve into generational differences in problem-solving approaches, citing a desire for simple solutions among older generations and a lack of nuance in millennials. The episode also tackles identity politics versus class-based economics, and the perceived failures of neoliberalism. They analyze current Australian politics, including the controversies surrounding Labor Senator Fatima Payman's actions and the support for nuclear energy. Furthermore, the discussion touches on Joe Biden's recent poor performance, Trump’s immunity claims, US foreign policy, and the role of Huawei in global infrastructure. The show finishes with lighter anecdotes, such as humorous political ads.
00:00 Welcome Back to the Show
00:32 Discussing UK Elections
01:01 The Complexity of Modern Politics
02:59 Identity Politics vs. Economic Issues
04:59 UK Election Results Analysis
12:11 Proportional Representation Debate
23:56 French Elections Overview
27:40 Joe Biden's Performance and Age Concerns
29:10 Trump's Legal Immunity
30:04 Presidential Powers and National Security
31:12 Huawei and US Government Dilemma
32:40 Cryptocurrency Sanctions and Anonymity
34:35 Humorous Political Advertisement
36:45 Australian Politics: Fatima Payman and Palestine
41:37 Religious Political Parties Debate
45:33 Malcolm Turnbull on Peter Dutton
47:09 Nuclear Power and Renewable Energy
56:02 Electric Vehicles and Battery Innovations
58:32 Conclusion and Upcoming Episodes
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In episode 435, hosts Trevor and Joe discuss various topics, including election results and voting discrepancies in the UK, comparisons to French elections, and the concept of proportional representation. They delve into generational differences in problem-solving approaches, citing a desire for simple solutions among older generations and a lack of nuance in millennials. The episode also tackles identity politics versus class-based economics, and the perceived failures of neoliberalism. They analyze current Australian politics, including the controversies surrounding Labor Senator Fatima Payman's actions and the support for nuclear energy. Furthermore, the discussion touches on Joe Biden's recent poor performance, Trump’s immunity claims, US foreign policy, and the role of Huawei in global infrastructure. The show finishes with lighter anecdotes, such as humorous political ads.
00:00 Welcome Back to the Show
00:32 Discussing UK Elections
01:01 The Complexity of Modern Politics
02:59 Identity Politics vs. Economic Issues
04:59 UK Election Results Analysis
12:11 Proportional Representation Debate
23:56 French Elections Overview
27:40 Joe Biden's Performance and Age Concerns
29:10 Trump's Legal Immunity
30:04 Presidential Powers and National Security
31:12 Huawei and US Government Dilemma
32:40 Cryptocurrency Sanctions and Anonymity
34:35 Humorous Political Advertisement
36:45 Australian Politics: Fatima Payman and Palestine
41:37 Religious Political Parties Debate
45:33 Malcolm Turnbull on Peter Dutton
47:09 Nuclear Power and Renewable Energy
56:02 Electric Vehicles and Battery Innovations
58:32 Conclusion and Upcoming Episodes
To financially support the Podcast you can make:
a per-episode donation via Patreon or one-off donation via credit card; orone-off or regular donations via Paypal orif you are into Cryptocurrency you can send Satoshis.
We Livestream every Monday night at 8:00 pm Brisbane time. Follow us on Facebook or YouTube. Watch us live and join the discussion in the chat room.
You can sign up for our newsletter, which links to articles that Trevor has highlighted as potentially interesting and that may be discussed on the podcast. You will get 3 emails per week.
We have a website. www.ironfistvelvetglove.com.au
You can email us. The address is trevor@ironfistvelvetglove.com.au
You can send us a voicemail message at Speakpipe
We have a sister podcast called IFVG Evergreen. It is a collection of evergreen content from the weekly podcast.
Transcripts started in episode 324. You can use a href="https://transcriptsearchtool.com/" rel="noopener noreferrer"...

59 min