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New Zealand socialist podcast.

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New Zealand socialist podcast.

    #6: How we're voting (or not) in the 2020 election

    #6: How we're voting (or not) in the 2020 election

    In this special episode, we talk about how we're voting in the 2020 election and why. We weigh up the arguments around non-voting, talk briefly about the two referenda, make a case for a party vote Green, and outline how you can electorate vote tactically.
    We can only continue making this podcast if our listeners help us cover the costs of making it. You can help us out at our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/dirtbagnz

    • 55 min
    #5: How to have conversations about cannabis legalisation

    #5: How to have conversations about cannabis legalisation

    This is a special episode of Dirtbag, where Justine and Ti talk about the upcoming cannabis referendum. The episode is designed as an education tool to up-skill you to have conversations about cannabis with your friends and whānau. 
    For more information, check out this Spinoff Article (https://thespinoff.co.nz/society/01-09-2020/how-to-convince-your-grumpy-uncle-to-vote-yes-in-the-cannabis-referendum/) and the Health Not Handcuffs website (https://www.healthnothandcuffs.nz/).
    Please contact us on Twitter (@CentralCommiTi and @Kvetchings) if you want further help.

    • 49 min
    #4: The one about COVID conspiracy theories

    #4: The one about COVID conspiracy theories

    This episode, Justine and Ti talk about the recent Democratic National Convention, living in level 3, the 2020 NZ election, and COVID-19 conspiracy theories (and what they represent).
    In the episode, Justine mentioned that Public Health Nurses will be going on strike in September. You can support them by signing this petition: https://campaigns.nzno.org.nz/primary_healthcare_workers_petition
    Please also support our Patreon. It costs us about $40-$50 to produce each episode, so we'd love your support to keep making this podcast. You can support our Patreon here: https://www.patreon.com/dirtbagnz

    • 1 hr
    #3: The one where Justine thinks the UK has a president

    #3: The one where Justine thinks the UK has a president

    This episode, Justine and Ti pick up where they left off, talking about cancel culture. From there, they dive deep into right wing identity politics and what the left can learn from it. Finally, they talk through the current state of NZ politics.
    If you can, please support the Patreon here: patreon.com/dirtbagnz

    • 48 min
    #2: The one where they just talk about cancel culture

    #2: The one where they just talk about cancel culture

    What the title says. 
    suggested viewing: https://youtu.be/OjMPJVmXxV8
    suggested reading: https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/opendemocracyuk/exiting-vampire-castle/ 

    • 1 hr 19 min
    #1: The one where Justine forgets the name of the podcast

    #1: The one where Justine forgets the name of the podcast

    • 58 min

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