73 episodes

The Weekly Cheek features co-hosts Hannah Ferguson and Kristin Perissinotto chatting about politics, the things politics influences, and the things that influence politics. The Weekly Cheek aims to make politics more accessible by breaking down purposefully confusing systems, critiquing the media outlets that report irresponsibly, and discussing the issues that we should all be talking about. We’ve covered prominent women in politics, the mental load, the failings of women’s media, and the importance of transparency in the pursuit of progress. 

The Weekly Cheek Hannah Ferguson, Kristin Perissinotto

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    • 4.7 • 48 Ratings

The Weekly Cheek features co-hosts Hannah Ferguson and Kristin Perissinotto chatting about politics, the things politics influences, and the things that influence politics. The Weekly Cheek aims to make politics more accessible by breaking down purposefully confusing systems, critiquing the media outlets that report irresponsibly, and discussing the issues that we should all be talking about. We’ve covered prominent women in politics, the mental load, the failings of women’s media, and the importance of transparency in the pursuit of progress. 

    72. Should we all be swing voters?

    72. Should we all be swing voters?

    In this episode, we're talking about swing voters. Do you know one? What makes them tick? Should we all be swing voters? What constitutes a 'swing'? Let's discuss!
    Find us online at cheekmedia.com.au and on socials @cheekmediaco, and become a Patron for $4 per month!

    • 28 min
    71. Power and Abortion: the Fall of Roe v Wade

    71. Power and Abortion: the Fall of Roe v Wade

    CW: This episode talks about abortion
    In this episode, we're talking about abortion and the fall of the landmark Roe v Wade legislation in the US, and if/how it could affect us here in Australia.
    Find us online at cheekmedia.com.au and on socials @cheekmediaco, and become a Patron for $4 per month!

    • 33 min
    70. Should we give boomers a break?

    70. Should we give boomers a break?

    In this episode, we're talking about baby boomers just like the rest of the fucking world. Should we give the problematic ones a break? Should we hold them to the same standard as young people? Where's the line between 'I'm from a different generation' and simply being a bigot?
    Find us online at cheekmedia.com.au and on socials @cheekmediaco, and become a Patron for $4 per month!

    • 33 min
    69. The issues nobody talks about

    69. The issues nobody talks about

    In this episode, we're talking about the political and social ideas our listeners don't think are spoken about enough. Get involved in our next interactive episode by following us on Instagram!
    Find us online at cheekmedia.com.au and on socials @cheekmediaco, and become a Patron for $4 per month!

    • 35 min
    68. Are universities doing enough to prevent assault?

    68. Are universities doing enough to prevent assault?

    In this episode, we talk about the recently released report on sexual assault and harassment in universities, which institutions are the worst ranking, and our time at uni.
    Find us online at cheekmedia.com.au and on socials @cheekmediaco

    • 31 min
    67. Election season is not the time for infighting

    67. Election season is not the time for infighting

    The election has been called for May 21, which marks the end of an accpetable time to argue with people who are already on your side. Let's talk about it!
    Find us online at cheekmedia.com.au and on socials @cheekmediaco

    • 30 min

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48 Ratings

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Love it, love it, love it

Always look forward to the weekly episode! Such a great dynamic between the two hosts and such relevant and timely content delivered with careful thought and a critical viewpoint.

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