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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.

    #258: Are the Republicans the Party for Workers? Two Nics on US Politics

    #258: Are the Republicans the Party for Workers? Two Nics on US Politics

    - During the election campaign, Trump argued that Republicans have become the party of the American worker. Nick is joined by Nic (previously of Bitchy Shitshow and Vegan Warrior Princesses Attack, now doing the new show Pynk Spots) to discuss this claim and break down the US election result and a lack of focus on class and economic inequality from the Democrats.- Check out this article from Jason Brownlee giving a Leftist analysis of the election results: https://progressivepostings.wordpress.com/2020/11/09/election/- Also make sure you check out Nics new solo project Pynk Spots! Details of the first show here: https://twitter.com/PynkSpots/status/1324488064513683456- For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: https://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2020/11/10/258/

    #257: Moving Beyond Privilege and Nazi Analogies in Discussions on Voting

    #257: Moving Beyond Privilege and Nazi Analogies in Discussions on Voting

    - Nick is joined by Lottie who gives some feedback on our last episode, critiquing Noam Chomskys take on the US election, as well as accusations of privilege in discussions on voting.- We also discuss voter suppression and healthcare. - For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: https://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2020/10/30/257/

    #256: Dont blame me, I voted for Kodos. The US Election with Jason Brownlee

    #256: Dont blame me, I voted for Kodos. The US Election with Jason Brownlee

    - This show features politics professor Jason Brownlee on the upcoming US election. The discussion covers voter suppression, voting Democrat versus third party, identity politics and much more!- For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: https://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2020/10/16/256/

    #255: Prison Abolition and Colonisation with Robyn Oxley

    #255: Prison Abolition and Colonisation with Robyn Oxley

    - This show features criminologist and Tharawal and Yorta Yorta woman Robyn Oxley on prison abolition and the link between prisons and colonisation. - You can also watch this discussion in video form: https://youtu.be/i5Dc9XfteoI- We didnt mention the opening song but it was Welcome to Prison by OneFour. The closing song was Frankland Prison Blues by Onsind.- For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: https://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2020/09/12/255/

    #254: Privatisation. Private Profits, Public Problems

    #254: Privatisation. Private Profits, Public Problems

    - The extension of COVID-19 restrictions in Victoria.- The role of privatisation in the COVID-19 outbreak in aged care.- The TV series Shaun Micallefs On the Sauce.- Audio recommendations.- For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: https://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2020/09/07/254/

    #253: Philosophising About Free Speech with Paul-Mikhail Catapang Podosky

    #253: Philosophising About Free Speech with Paul-Mikhail Catapang Podosky

    - This show features philosopher Paul-Mikhail Catapang Podosky on the free speech and cancel culture debate.- It covers the (in) famous A Letter on Justice and Open Debate published in Harpers Magazine and the lesser known A More Specific Letter on Justice and Open Debate.- We also cover some common misunderstandings of free speech (supporting free speech doesnt mean actively platforming the most harmful speech above all others), the way in which discrimination can be subtly embedded into language and the documentary 13th.- For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: https://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2020/08/25/253/

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