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Progressive Podcast Australia

Dec 29, 2013

- Reflecting on radical feminism and third wave feminism. - German ticket inspectors. - Problems with comparing happy animal exploitation and happy porn. - Is objectification inherent to porn? - Consent, sex work and capitalism. - Sex work as another form of labour exploitation under capitalism. - Capitalism and...

Dec 20, 2013

- Religion and Christmas. - Veganism and George Monbiot, Jay-Z and Beyonc. - George Monbiots article So you need that smart cuckoo clock for Christmas, do you?. - The impact of plastics on the environment and non-human animals. - Buy Nothing Christmas. - For more information on the episode and for links to all of the...

Dec 16, 2013

- Book recommendation: They Did Nothing: Why the Truth doesn't always come out when the UN goes in by Linda Polman. - Our interview with China Ben. Covers: repression of activists in China, inequality in China including the urban/rural divide, taking action on behalf of workers, Corruption, creative ways of getting...

Nov 25, 2013

- Finds from the street: lamp and an iMac!
- Antony Loewenstein and Scott Ludlam from the event What Next for the Australian Left?.
- Russell Brand: voting, revolution, sexism and privilege.
- National Day of Climate Action.
- Movie Recommendation: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.
- Book Recommendations from Loewenstein...

Oct 23, 2013

- Whats Grinding Our Gears this Week: the Abbott governments cuts to Centrelink (the Australian governments welfare agency). - Updates on the Australian Senate. - Refugee activism. - Interview with Andrew Kelly on the tunnel picket protest against a proposed road development in Melbourne that will destroy communities...