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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

PoC: Around The World - 23.06.2018

6/22/2018
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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 Mars, Guatemala, Austria, Swaziland, Cuba, Antarctica, Japan, Spain and Italy. ​ As always, thank you for listen to 'PoC: Around the World'. https://www.politicsovercoffee.com

Duration:00:36:45

SERIES 3 - Episode 8 - Part 2 - A Talk About Speech (16.06.2018)

6/16/2018
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In part 2 of episode 8: - The United Patriots Front are setting up men only gyms in Melbourne and Sydney and calling them the 'Lads Society'. This is concerning. - The AWU was raided in 2017 and the fall out continues with Michaelia Cash receiving a subpoena to appear in a Melbourne Court. And as always, we have our rants. Thank you for your continued support, and if this is your first time listening to Politics Over Coffee - welcome! https://www.politicsovercoffee.com

Duration:00:29:53

SERIES 3 - Episode 8 - Part 1 - A Talk About Speech (13.06.2018)

6/12/2018
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Gareth and Olly get into a massive talk about speech - the freedom and limitations of it, and how context plays a crucial role in the use of certain taboo words. It was so massive that it was decided to split the episode into two. Part 1 is now (obviously) with part 2 being released Friday, June 15. In this episode: Stupid Political News & our US segment. Part 2 will have the Australian segment and rants. Thank you for listening! https://www.politicsovercoffee.com

Duration:00:46:04

PoC: Around The World - 08.06.2018

6/7/2018
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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: Ireland, England, Sth East Asia, The Atlantic Ocean and Peru.

Duration:00:37:00

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

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

Poc: Around The World - 27.02.2018

2/26/2018
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In our first episode back for 2018, we look at news from South Africa, Guatemala, Philippines, France and Saudi Arabia. PoC: AROUND THE WORLD 'Weird, obscure, under reported and essential news and science from 'Around the World'.

Duration:00:28:39

SERIES 3 - Episode 1 - Men Behaving Badly (20.02.2018)

2/19/2018
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It's good to be back for series 3! Thank you for tuning in once again. If you are joining us for the first time - welcome! In this episode we look at the Nunes Memo, Rob Porter scandal and even more Russians. Back in Australia, Barnaby Joyce has been a very naughty boy, Malcolm dreams of profits from war and the ABC stumbles. And it wouldn't be an episode of PoC without our stupid political news podcast and rants.

Duration:01:23:54

SERIES 2 - Episode 20: 2017 - This Crazy Year in Review(30.12.2017)

12/30/2017
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In this episode: Gareth and Olly crown their 'stupid political news' champion of 2017, name the biggest stories from Australia, United States and 'Around the World' and talk about everything from the #metoo movement to the Banking Royal Commission and Amazon. They still find time for 'articles of interest' and one more rant before the year is out. Thank you to everyone who has made 2017 such a brilliant year for us. We are forever grateful. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! We will be...

Duration:01:09:06

SERIES 2 - Episode 19 - Part 2: Brought To You By Style Over Substance (14.12.2017)

12/13/2017
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In part two, Olly and Gareth talk: Michael Flynn, GOP tax policy and the newly announced banking royal commission in Australia.

Duration:00:34:00

SERIES 2 - Episode 19 - Part 1: Brought To You By Style Over Substance (13.12.2017)

12/12/2017
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Gareth and Olly talk 'stupid political news' and 'articles of interest' in part 1 of episode 19. Explanation for the episode split at the start of this podcast.

Duration:00:29:13