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Progressive Podcast Australia

Apr 20, 2014

- Another Austin Powers moment in Australian politics. - Results from the WA Senate by-election. - Problems in the Labor party, Joe Bollocks is preferenced over progressive Louise Pratt who has lost her Senate seat. - Greens get their highest ever vote thanks to a grassroots campaign and providing a clear alternative to the Liberals agenda. Senator Scott Ludlam aka S-Ludz is King of the World. - The Palmer United Party attracted votes due to their massive advertising campaign, despite offering no polices (besides cheap chips). - Two studies predict the end is nigh for human civilisation. - Green capitalism will not save us and is also not intersectional, it doesnt take into account issues like workers rights and economic equality. - Pragmatism in the Greens. - For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: