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Progressive Podcast Australia

Nov 2, 2014

- On this episode we cover developments in the autonomous region of Rojava, Kobani (in northern Syria). - In this region there is both resistance to ISIL/ISIS/IS/Islamic State, as well as experiments in radically democrat organisational forms particularly from the PKK (Kurdistan Workers Party). - Were joined by Andy Fleming, who argues against the ABCs comparisons between ISIL and 19th century anarchists, as well as explaining the anarchist ideology of some of those resisting ISIS and what we can do to support them. - The reality TV show Utopia merges anarchist philosophy and a shitty Big Brother-like format. - A new tax on petrol, reducing car use, and considering class in discussions on transport. - The Foreign Fighters Bill has been passed. - Terrorism experts give ISIL hints on using ebola as a terror weapon. - For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: