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'Politics Over Coffee' is a fortnightly podcast brought to you by Gareth and Oliver. Focusing on Australian and international politics, contemporary social debates and science, 'Politics Over Coffee' attempts to dissect currents events and call BS where ever it may be (hint: pretty much everywhere). Politics Over Coffee: two guys trying to figure out what the hell is going on with the world.​

'Politics Over Coffee' is a fortnightly podcast brought to you by Gareth and Oliver. Focusing on Australian and international politics, contemporary social debates and science, 'Politics Over Coffee' attempts to dissect currents events and call BS where ever it may be (hint: pretty much everywhere). Politics Over Coffee: two guys trying to figure out what the hell is going on with the world.​
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'Politics Over Coffee' is a fortnightly podcast brought to you by Gareth and Oliver. Focusing on Australian and international politics, contemporary social debates and science, 'Politics Over Coffee' attempts to dissect currents events and call BS where ever it may be (hint: pretty much everywhere). Politics Over Coffee: two guys trying to figure out what the hell is going on with the world.​

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Episodes

SERIES 3 - Episode 14 - European Jesus (18.09.2018)

9/17/2018
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Two countries with two governments operating on unstable chaotic ground. In the US, an anonymous op-ed in The New York Times has sent the Trump Administration into a frenzy, as has the new boof 'FEAR: Trump in the White House' by veteran journalist Bob Woodward. In Australia, Malcolm Turnbull is out, Scott Morrison is in and Peter Dutton - the man who would be king - house found himself in all kinds of trouble after his failed attempt to take the position of PM. www.politicsovercoffee.com

Duration:01:10:00

An update, an apology and a thank you walk into a bar...

9/3/2018
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Unfortunately, we are unable to bring you an episode for the next two weeks. Gareth offers an apology, gives an update, a whole bunch of thanks and a little surprise at the end. We will be dark for the next two weeks. We'll be back, Tuesday September 18! www.politicsovercoffee.com Audio source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YCEFwi4gf18

Duration:00:06:49

PoC: Around The World - 30.08.2018

8/29/2018
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Under reported and essential news and science from 'Around the World'. In this episode we look at news from: Ghana, Italy, Marli, Kenya, Russia, Nepal, Germany, Austria and Mexico. We also talk about bees and Gareth debunks a conspiracy theory. https://www.politicsovercoffee.com

Duration:00:34:43

SERIES 3 - Episode 13 - What Climate Change? (23.08.2018)

8/22/2018
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A wide ranging episode. We look at the natural disaster that has been unfolding across California and the unacceptable response from the White House in regards to Climate Change. Speaking of the White House, we'd like to, but we can't go past the current scandal that has erupted between the reality star president and the reality star ex-staffer. It's Omarosa vs Trump: Round 1. In Australia we deep dive into the maiden speech of Fraser Anning and look at the motivations that may be driving...

Duration:01:16:25

PoC: Around The World - 17.08.2018

8/16/2018
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Weird, obscure, under reported and essential news and science from 'Around the World'. In this episode we look at news from: Turkey, China, Venezuela, China and Yemen. ​In our main segment we look at the current political climate of Zimbabwe and how the country arrived at this moment in time. https://www.politicsovercoffee.com

Duration:00:43:18

SERIES 3 - Episode 12 - SPECIAL EDITION - #TrumpRussia - 08.08.2018

8/7/2018
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We throw our regular format out the window and dedicate this episode to an in-depth analysis of the #TrumpRussia scandal. A huge scandal calls for a huge episode - this is it! https://www.politicsovercoffee.com

Duration:01:20:15

PoC: Around The World - 01.08.2018

7/31/2018
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Weird, obscure, under reported and essential news and science from 'Around the World'. In this episode we look at news from: New Zealand, Pakistan, Zimbabwe, Cambodia, Mali, Greece, Japan, Laos and Egypt. We have a further look at the Incel movement and "debt free virgins without tattoos". Yup. In our main segment Olly runs through the mess that is Brexit. https://www.politicsovercoffee.com episode image source:...

Duration:01:03:07

SERIES 3 - Episode 11 - Fact vs Narrative (aka: The Helsinki Back Flip) (28.07.2018)

7/28/2018
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S03E11 - FACT vs NARRATIVE (28.07.2018) US: We delve into the twelve Russians indicted by the Mueller investigation and look on in confused wonder at the performance of Donald Trump in Helsinki. ​ AUSTRALIA: Melbourne is being overrun by African gangs... well, it's actually not - no matter how many times politicians tell us otherwise. Gareth tells the story of how the NRA actively helped a Russian spy infiltrate the NRA ¯\_(ツ)_/¯. Oh, and the time he was told off by Peter Laird, co-creator...

Duration:01:13:54

SERIES 3 - Episode 7 - Our Progressive World (31.05.2018)

5/31/2018
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Olly and Gareth were hungry. They were waiting for food. Singing happened. Rants became infomercials for debate programs and other podcasts. Everything went a bit odd. IT WAS A TON OF FUN!!! US segment: the mid-term elections are coming up and we look at the elections happening now that are setting up the contests come November 6. We also talk about the roll of identity politics in 2018. Australian segment: The Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial...

Duration:01:02:02

PoC: Around The World - 24.05.2018

5/23/2018
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'Weird, obscure, under reported and essential news and science from 'Around the World'. In this episode we bring you news from the DRC, India, Somalia, Ethiopia, Italy, Brazil, Thailand, China and Japan. ​In our main segment, we break down the Iran Nuclear Deal and discuss: what it is, what it was designed to do and what may happen now that the US has removed themselves from it. As always, thank you for listen to 'PoC: Around the World' https://www.politicsovercoffee.com

Duration:00:39:11

SERIES 3 - Episode 6 - The Perfect Storm (17.05.2018)

5/16/2018
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The amazing, awful, hilarious and possibly criminal Stormy Daniels scandal roles on - now with the added entertainment of Rudy Giuliani scoring own goals. We also look into Michael Cohen's Essential Consulting LLC. Just what was he up to? The Australian federal budget for 2018 has been handed down and Olly deep dives into the statistics and rhetoric. What are his thoughts? We also have a chat about euthanasia, as well as possibly the stupidest political news ever and rants....

Duration:01:01:38

PoC: Around The World - 10.05.2018

5/9/2018
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In this episode we travel to Nicaragua, Lebanon, Tunizia, India, New Zealand, China, Armenia, outer space and Brazil. We also debunked Planet X using SCIENCE and talked about the embrace of anti-intellectualism, as demonstrated by the recent Flat Earth Convention in the United Kingdom. ​In our main segment, we delve in the world of Incels. What motivates this group? What do they believe in? Are they a terror group or is the label of terrorist reserved for Alek Manissian?​ 'Weird, obscure,...

Duration:01:09:43

Update: Episode 6 & Release Schedule (with bonus Michelle Wolf WHCD roast)

5/1/2018
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An update on episode 6 and the release schedule going forward. We always hate not being able to bring out an episode of Politics Over Coffee, but unfortunately it wasn't possible this week. As a sorry we have added the comedy roast by comedian Michelle Wolf at this years White House Correspondence Dinner. Enjoy!

Duration:00:24:03

PoC: Around The World - 25.04.2018

4/25/2018
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In this episode we travel to Romania, Finland, India, Gaza, Africa, France and Bangladesh. ​In our main segment, we talk about the Cambridge Analytica scandal that has affected millions and brought Facebook CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg before a congressional hearing. 'Weird, obscure, under reported and essential news and science from 'Around the World'. https://www.politicsovercoffee.com image source:...

Duration:00:44:58

SERIES 3 - Episode 5 - The President's Lawyer (19.04.2018)

4/18/2018
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As we began to record we learnt that the US, UK and France had launched strikes against strategic locations in Syria. We chat about this as the news begins to come in. In the US we look at the raids the FBI has conducted on the office and residencies of Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen. - - What does this mean? - Is this the "death of attorney-client privilege" as Trump has claimed? - Is Mueller a rogue operative trying to bring down the President? (This episode was recorded a...

Duration:00:57:01

PoC: Around The World - 10.04.2018

4/10/2018
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PoC: Around the World (10.04.2018) In this episode we bring you news from China, Nth Korea, Somalia, Ghana, Pakistan, Vatican City, the UK and Siberia. We also talk about a potential new organ, crashing space labs and feature a new segment. Tell us what you think. Weird, obscure, under reported and essential news and science from 'Around the World'.

Duration:00:41:33

SERIES 3 - Episode 4 - Politics and... Cricket? (03.04.2018)

4/3/2018
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Welcome to Politics Over Coffee, in this episode we discuss: The new National Security Adviser, John Bolton. A man who never met a problem that could not be solved with war. In Australia, the Victorian Government is trying to dig themselves out of scandal but the phrase "dig up stupid" comes to mind. And of course, we have some really great (if that's the right word) stupid political news and our first ever joint rant, which is about cricket? Well, it's a bit more than just cricket, but it...

Duration:00:54:05

Poc: Around The World - 29.03.2018

3/28/2018
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PoC: Around the World (29.03.2018) In this episode we travel to Iceland, Sth Africa, UK, Russia, Slovakia, Germany and India. We also talk photons, NASA, Bitcoin, nuclear fission and the last male Northern White African rhino. 'Weird, obscure, under reported and essential news and science from 'Around the World'. image credit: http://time.com/5209390/sudan-rhino-rhinoceros-northern-white/

Duration:00:38:47

SERIES 3 - Episode 3 - Little Rocket Men (20.03.2018)

3/19/2018
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It's our birthday and we're turning two! In this episode: the porn star and the President, Rex Tillerson is out and Mike Pompeo is in. Gina Haspel has a torture problem and the latest on Kim Jong-un vs Donald Trump. In Australia we chat corruption in the Tasmanian Liberal Party, how the Greens blew their chances in Batman and the results of the South Australian election. We also have 'stupid political news' and 'rants'.

Duration:01:08:02

Poc: Around The World - 13.03.2018

3/11/2018
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In this episode we travel to Israel, United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, Italy, Burkina Faso, Democratic Republic of Congo, Turkey, South Korea and a surprise honourable mention.

Duration:00:30:31