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Progressive Podcast Australia

Dec 24, 2023

On episode 298 Nick is joined by Claire to discuss the politics of ice hockey, including theme nights; Pride tape; race and class in the NHL; vegan ice hockey equipment and much more! We also touch on other sports, such as cricketer Usman Khawaja’s stand for Palestine and the AFL and the Voice to Parliament.


Nov 26, 2023

On episode 297 Nick and Lottie critique the idea of wanting to stay neutral on the "moving train" of Palestine and Israel - to quote Howard Zinn! Lottie also recommends a bunch of actions that you can take for Palestine. You can see all of the actions she mentions on this episode and more in this Google doc: 

Oct 23, 2023

On episode 296 we play speeches from the Palestine Rally: Keep standing with Gaza, stop the genocide of Palestinians by Free Palestine Melbourne. We also discuss the recent developments and history of the issue, focusing on the Australian media coverage and the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA)...

Oct 11, 2023

 On episode 295 we discuss how we’re voting in the Voice to Parliament referendum, focusing on the Yes campaign versus the Progressive No. These final thoughts on the Voice build on a previous episode we did on the topic, ‘Voicing Concerns on the Voice to Parliament’, which featured speeches from the 2023 Invasion...

Jun 27, 2023

On episode 294 we discuss portrayals of the monarchy and the military in the TV shows Bridgerton, Riverdale and Good Trouble.

 We also discuss Dylan Alcott and representation of people with disabilities, plus the documentary Disclosure (Netflix) on trans representation in pop culture. For more on trans issues and...