The Iron Fist and the Velvet Glove

News & Politics Podcasts

An Australian podcast about news, politics, sex and religion. If you are too busy to keep up with current affairs or if you want to hear some alternative views then press that subscribe button and give us a go.

Location:

Australia

Description:

An Australian podcast about news, politics, sex and religion. If you are too busy to keep up with current affairs or if you want to hear some alternative views then press that subscribe button and give us a go.

Language:

English

Contact:

0413628747


Episodes

Episode 370 - Opus Dei and other political cults

1/31/2023
In this episode we discuss: (00:34) Introduction (01:52) Opus Dei (21:56) Florida Wants Menstrual Cycle History (27:25) Boomer Libertarians (47:17) Jacinta Price on Murdoch (53:13) The Voice (56:00) Jacinda Ardern (01:09:59) Pokies (01:11:06) Violence in America To financially support the Podcast you can make a per-episode donation via Patreon or donate through Paypal Chapters, images & show notes powered by vizzy.fm.

Duration:01:17:28

Episode 369 - Pell, Perrottet and Prince Harry

1/17/2023
In this episode we discuss: (00:00) intro (02:17) Cardinal Pell (12:24) 21st Birthday Nazi (16:41) Pokies (29:30) Stamp Duty and Land Tax (33:58) Exploding Heads on Inequality (35:14) Book Club (37:04) Sunak (39:26) Prince Harry (49:36) Indigenous People Are Not That Different (55:17) The Right To Strike (57:49) The Biggest Obstacle To Real Freedom Chapters, images & show notes powered by vizzy.fm. How to support the Podcast Make a per episode donation via Patreon or Donate...

Duration:01:08:47

Episode 368 - Plans for 2023 and thoughts on economics

1/10/2023
In this episode we discuss: (00:00) episode368 (00:32) Welcome (03:17) Topics I'll avoid in 2023 (03:50) Hot Topics (11:03) Recent Events (35:03) Thoughts on Economics My books on Goodreads Checkout https://www.ifvg.info/@ifvg Chapters, images & show notes powered by vizzy.fm. How to support the Podcast Make a per episode donation via Patreon or Donate through Paypal and tell your friends.

Duration:01:05:11

Episode 367 - The Energy Relief Bill Explained

12/13/2022
In this episode we discuss: (00:00) Ep 367 (00:40) Introduction (05:30) Joe Was Right (08:35) Robodebt (12:36) Submarines 49% (15:43) Timor Gap Continued (19:48) War Power (22:08) Perrottet on Confessions (26:34) Population Cap (29:06) China's Human Rights Record (34:35) Patrons (38:41) Trans Assault (43:31) Oil and the Petro-Dollar (45:54) Qld 3 Billion Dollar Bonus (46:50) Oil and Gas Price Cap (59:59) 2022 Review (01:15:32) Farewell for 2022 How to support the...

Duration:01:18:05

Episode 366 - From Kanye to East Timor

12/6/2022
Updated. In this episode we discuss: (00:33) Introduction (03:56) Brittany Higgins (13:04) Julia Banks (16:11) Sunshine in teh coffee shop (18:06) Scott Morrison (21:19) Nativity Plays (23:21) Catholic Hospitals (33:16) Peta Credlin (34:09) Anti Corruption Commission (37:34) Putin Poo (38:08) Nurses and Putin (40:07) Trump Tax Returns (40:37) Kanye and Alex Jones (44:41) Adin Ross (48:44) Young Turks (51:38) USA Rail Workers (54:06) Chips (59:06) France Bans Short...

Duration:01:25:48

Episode 365 - Examining the Entrails

11/29/2022
In this episode we discuss: (00:00) ep 365 (00:33) Introduction (03:39) Victorian Election (07:33) 3 Minutes of Sky News (11:11) Murdoch Failure? (14:14) Conspiracies (18:23) Rowan Dean (21:25) ABC (23:25) Milton Dick (26:29) The GGs Wife (29:02) Jordan Peterson (29:57) The State of Society (37:04) Colorado Shooter (38:51) A Missile into Poland (42:42) Celebrities (43:08) Elon Musk (54:08) Protests in China (56:30) Chips (01:55) Venezuela (01:02:17) Oil Price...

Duration:01:25:48

Episode 364 - Tracking the decline and exposing the hypocrisy

11/22/2022
In this episode we discuss: (00:33) Introduction (03:06) God Forbid (05:17) Historical Knowledge (09:30) Victorian Election (16:35) Evangelicals Blame Abortion Demons (19:02) Greg Smith and MAGA (21:25) Zuckerberg Ignored the Script (23:44) USA in the Persian Gulf (24:26) Old fashioned CIA propaganda (28:07) Chinese Diplomacy (33:05) QANDA (43:24) Chinese Suppression of Journalists (47:22) Venezuela (49:38) Turkey Starts Partial Payment In Rubles (50:34) German...

Duration:01:36:28

Episode 363 - Pumped Hydro and other ideas

11/15/2022
Updated notes V1 In this episode we discuss: How to support the Podcast Make a per episode donation via Patreon or Donate through Paypal and tell your friends.

Duration:01:16:24

Episode 362 - Central Banks Cannot Print Oil

11/8/2022
In this episode we discuss: (00:00) Talk about ideas (00:23) Introduction (05:41) Twitter and Mastodon (11:45) Dictator Dan and those steps and that accident (20:39) Labor takes step towards new religious discrimination laws (24:58) Negative gearing and capital gains tax discount (34:05) Average Vs Median (37:56) Alan Joyce (44:58) Rules Based International Order (48:45) Oil Price Cap (50:54) Oil – Financial market versus the energy market (59:13) Hence Europe is...

Duration:01:55:30

Episode 361 - Money, Power and Propaganda

11/1/2022
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Duration:01:06:25

Episode 360 - UK Politicians and Aussie Netballers

10/25/2022
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Duration:01:07:33

Episode 359 - Growth is the problem

10/18/2022
In this episode we discuss two books: How to support the Podcast Make a per episode donation via Patreon or Donate through Paypal and tell your friends. Mentioned in this episode: Website

Duration:01:13:21

Episode 358 - Thorburn - Another case of Christians and Football

10/11/2022
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Duration:01:25:26

Episode 357 - Nord Stream Theories

10/4/2022
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Duration:01:54:45

Episode 356 - Will the Christian Takeover Split the Liberal Party?

9/28/2022
In this episode we discuss: Episode 356 How to support the Podcast Make a per episode donation via Patreon or Donate through Paypal and tell your friends. Mentioned in this episode: Website

Duration:00:55:44

Episode 355 - QEII Funeral- Souvenir Edition

9/20/2022
In this episode, we look at the funeral and the lead-up and what these tell us about our society. How to support the Podcast. Make a per episode donation via Patreon or Donate through Paypal and tell your friends. Mentioned in this episode: Website

Duration:01:06:33

Episode 354 - What is Cultural Marxism

9/6/2022
I don't know about you, but I've been hearing and seeing in the mainstream media lots of references to Cultural Marxism. And when I see this expression, it always seems to be used in a derogatory sense. The people who use it are often trying to dismiss an idea or a movement by calling it Cultural Marxism. They say it without defining Cultural Marxism and without explaining how the circumstances they are observing somehow fit into their definition and they seem to me to be resorting to the...

Duration:01:37:20

Episode 353 - Sometimes We Need a Witch Hunt

8/30/2022
In this episode we discuss: 00:00:00 Introduction 00:01:07 Witch Hunts 00:10:52 Fran Bailey 00:14:00 Murdoch and Crikey 00:21:40 Long Covid 00:23:55 Labor's Climate Credentials 00:26:26 Shaq 00:29:45 Stage 3 Tax Cuts 00:39:36 Student Loans 00:49:48 Electricity and Privatisation How to support the Podcast Make a per episode donation via Patreon or Donate through Paypal and tell your friends. Mentioned in this episode: Website

Duration:01:25:04

Episode 352 - Howard and Joyce are Shameless

8/23/2022
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Duration:01:37:55

Episode 351 - Morrison's coup d'état

8/16/2022
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Duration:01:29:07