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Welcome to Nick and Katies social justice warrior happy hour! Enjoy some political correctness gone ridiculous from inner-city raving lunatics. We discuss current events and political issues from a progressive perspective that is pro-animal liberation, anti-racist, pro-feminist, pro-queer, pro-environment and anti-capitalist. Our podcast gives a voice to Left, progressive and anarchist voices and ideas that are neglected in the mainstream media. The show includes discussion, interviews, soundbites from our favourite TV shows and political music.

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Welcome to Nick and Katies social justice warrior happy hour! Enjoy some political correctness gone ridiculous from inner-city raving lunatics. We discuss current events and political issues from a progressive perspective that is pro-animal liberation, anti-racist, pro-feminist, pro-queer, pro-environment and anti-capitalist. Our podcast gives a voice to Left, progressive and anarchist voices and ideas that are neglected in the mainstream media. The show includes discussion, interviews, soundbites from our favourite TV shows and political music.

    #238: In Defence of Virtue Signalling, Responding to Common Criticisms of the Left

    #238: In Defence of Virtue Signalling, Responding to Common Criticisms of the Left

    - On this show we respond to common criticisms of the Left, covering woke culture, virtue signalling and cancel culture. - We also have some additional discussion on the Australian bushfires and climate change, which we covered on our last episode.- This show is a Social Justice Warrior Happy Hour Summer Special on 3CR Community Radio: https://www.3cr.org.au/- For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: https://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2020/01/13/238/

    #237: The Country is on Fire and Thoughts and Prayers Wont Do

    #237: The Country is on Fire and Thoughts and Prayers Wont Do

    - This episode covers the fires all around Australia and the political and media response.- This show is a Social Justice Warrior Happy Hour Summer Special on 3CR Community Radio: https://www.3cr.org.au/- If you are in Victoria, for the latest information on the fires, go to: http://emergency.vic.gov.au/- Check out Nicks article on media reporting on climate change: https://newmatilda.com/2019/12/13/insiders-outsiders-media-and-climate-change-and-repeating-without-question/- For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: https://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2020/01/06/237/

    #236: Making the Rainbow Connection, Dont Drop the T!

    #236: Making the Rainbow Connection, Dont Drop the T!

    - On this show were joined by Sally Goldner, host of Out of the Pan on 3CR radio and educator on rainbow issues, to challenge the transphobia of the newly formed LGB Alliance in the UK.- Listen in to Out of the Pan: https://www.3cr.org.au/outofthepan- Go along to Sallys Midsumma Festival show One Pan Cooking: https://www.midsumma.org.au/whats-on/events/one-pan-cooking/- You can also read Nicks article Dont shoot the messenger, Environmentalism and hypocrisy: https://independentaustralia.net/environment/environment-display/dont-shoot-the-messenger-environmentalism-and-hypocrisy,13292- For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: https://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2019/12/05/236/

    #235: Behind Enemy Lines, An Account Of Blockade IMARC From Within The Convention Centre

    #235: Behind Enemy Lines, An Account Of Blockade IMARC From Within The Convention Centre

    - Katie happened to be at the same Convention Centre as the IMARC (International Mining and Resources Conference) conference as she was at a union health and safety event. - She gives a first hand account of the Blockade IMARC actions protesting those attending the conference and profiting from the destruction of the environment. - For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: https://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2019/10/29/235/

    #234: UBI, Better Than A UTI?

    #234: UBI, Better Than A UTI?

    On this show we give our take on Universal Basic Income (UBI), which is where every citizen gets a sum of money from the government.For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: https://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2019/10/28/234/

    #233: Hooked on Growth, Barriers to Meaningful Action on Climate Change

    #233: Hooked on Growth, Barriers to Meaningful Action on Climate Change

    - We discuss the Global Climate Strike and economic growth as a barrier to meaningful action on climate change.- Book recommendation: Fight Like A Girl by Clementine Ford.- For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: https://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2019/10/04/233/

Customer Reviews

Lil Dostine ,

Great listen

I really appreciate the intersectionality of this podcast, all the logical conversation, and funny banter. Always covering important topics and the structure is great where I’m also finding great music. Great listen!

Sunday-session ,

My favourite podcast

This podcast is top of my list, love the topics covered each episode. The episode on homelessness is absolutely brilliant and worth a listen if you want a great place to start, then go back and listen to them all!

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Finally

I spent ages trying to find a podcast like this for Auatralia. We need more though!

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