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Still Angry Podcast: Ep 9 EU Elections and the rise of the far right

In this podcast Terry and Hammy take a look at the recent EU elections which have seen considerable rise in the popularity of far right, ultra-nationalist and anti-EU parties as well as a boost to far-left parties. What does the … Continue reading

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Still Angry Podcast: Ep 8 Still Angry’s Budget Reply

In this episode, Terry and Hammy announce the recent budget of the Australian Federal Government. They look at the way debates around the budget have unfolded and how it has lead to a recasting of democracy and further reactions by … Continue reading

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Still Angry Podcast: Ep 7 Journalism with Antonio Castillo

In this episode, Terry talks to Antonio Castillo – picking up their conversation from Episode 4. In this podcast, they talk about the role of journalism in contemporary society where the traditional forms of journalism and the notion of journalism … Continue reading

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Still Angry Podcast: Ep 6 Speeching About Race

In this podcast Terry Johal and Hammy Goonan talk about limits to speech, the role of the state in enforcing that and the recent proposed changes to the Racial Description Act in Australia. (more here)

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Still Angry Podcast: Ep 5 The State and I

In this week’s podcast Terry and Hammy start talking about the state, social contract and the effect that has on out lives then veer wildly into all sorts of territory, from Refugees to the police, nationalism and social media. (more info here)  

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Still Angry Podcast: Ep 4 The Other Story Of Venezuela’s Riots

In this week’s podcast Terry talks to Antonio Castillo about his latest article in the New Matilda. They discuss the ongoing situation in Venezuela where there have been large scale anti-government protests and the way these protests have been reported … Continue reading

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my thoughts on joe studwell’s asian godfathers

While this book was published in 2007, it is still a relevant and informative text. In this book, Studwell looks at the economic development of the countries in South East Asia as well as Hong Kong from post-independence to the … Continue reading

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co-option through corporatisation of dissent

Glen Greenwald recently wrote about the rejection of Bradley Manning as a Grand Marshall at the San Francisco gay pride parade. To summarise, Manning was rejected as a Grand Marshall as he had, according to the organisers fo the leadership of … Continue reading

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waleed aly – the sport of killing leaders

In April’s issue of The Monthly, there is a great article by Waleed Aly on what is going on in the Australian political scene with regards to the replacing elected leaders thanks to party politics. He writes particularly well about … Continue reading

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