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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 - 09.12.2018

12/8/2018
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In this episode, we talk about news from: Mexico, Ukraine, China, India and Japan. In our main segment, we take a look at the global positioning of China. politicsovercoffee.com

Duration:00:35:24

SERIES 3 - Episode 19 - Bloodbath(03.12.2018)

12/3/2018
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In this episode we talk about the latest developments with Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort. We also talk about the recent Victorian state election. www.politicsovercoffee.com

Duration:00:57:42

PoC: Around The World - 22.11.2018

11/21/2018
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In this wide ranging episode, we talk about news from: Mexico, Ukraine, France and China. We also look at news from the ocean, the skies and space. We take a break from our regular segment to talk about the 'state of the world.' We cover everything from APEC, climate change, the new Silk Road, Brexit, LGBT rights, gay samurai sex, Nth Korea, economic forecasts, vote #1 animals! and asset bubbles. politicsovercoffee.com

Duration:01:00:09

SERIES 3 - Episode 18 part 2 - The Minority Midterms (18.11.2018)

11/18/2018
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In part two, we talk about the tragic events that ended the life of Sisto Malaspina, the beloved co-owner of the Melbourne institution, Pellegrini's. We also talk about the alleged sexual assault of ABC reporter Ashley Raper, by now former NSW opposition leader, Luke Foley. politicsovercoffee.com

Duration:00:30:33

SERIES 3 - Episode 18 part 1 - The Minority Midterms (15.11.2018)

11/14/2018
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In part one of episode 18, Olly and Gareth look at the results of the US mid-term elections. We also have our popular segment, 'stupid political news.' Part two will be released, Tuesday November 20. politicsovercoffee.com

Duration:00:37:27

PoC: Around The World - 07.11.2018

11/6/2018
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In this episode we look at news from: Mexico, India, China, Ireland, Ethiopia, science and a bit of nature, In our main segment we look at the murder and sloppy cover-up of Washington Post columnist and husband to be, Jamal Khashoggi. www.politicsovercoffee.com

Duration:00:32:21

SERIES 3 - Episode 17 - The Midterms (01.11.2018)

11/1/2018
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It's midterm season in the US. Will the predicted blue wave eventuate? Will the Republicans retain the Senate? What does Trump's rhetoric have to do with the actions of Cesar Sayoc? In Australia, the Liberals had a horror by-election when they were handed a huge loss as voters swung heavily against them. What does this mean to the upcoming federal election? Where was Malcolm Turnbull during all this? We also have rants and our ever popular 'Stupid Political News' segment....

Duration:00:56:31

PoC: Around The World - 25.10.2018

10/24/2018
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Under reported and essential news and science from 'Around the World'. In this episode we look at news from: Iran, Brazil, Switzerland, Bolivia and the Philippines In our main segment we look at China's Social Credit System. www.politicsovercoffee.com

Duration:00:47:58

SERIES 3 - Episode 16 - The Climate Change Episode(16.10.2018)

10/15/2018
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A few weeks ago, the IPCC - the intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change - released a report stating that the next decade could be the last chance humanity has at avoiding the devastating impacts of climate change. Failing to do so could result in irreversible damage to ecosystems, food systems and living conditions for millions of people globally. To make sure this does not occur, we need nothing short of a whole sale reinvention of the global economy. As the report states, we need to...

Duration:01:09:55

SERIES 3 - Episode 15 - Dr. Christine Blasey Ford (02.10.2018)

10/1/2018
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In this episode we talk about the recent testimonies put forth by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the person who is accusing him of sexually assaulting her when both the were in high school, Dr Christine Blasey Ford. Who do you believe? In our Australia segment, we talk about how Scott Morrison is going now that he is a month into the job as Australia's newest Prime Minister. We also have stupid political news and rants. Make sure you keep listening after the closing song......

Duration:01:12:14

PoC: Around The World - 25.09.2018

9/24/2018
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In this episode we look at news from: Ethiopia, Holland, Russia, Peru, Turkey, Morocco, Syria, India & Rwanda. We also talk veganism. In our main segment we use the recent death of 87 elephants in Botswana at the hands of poachers as a starting point for our investigation into the wider problem of the illegal animal trade in Africa. SHOW NOTES Damien Mander TED Talk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9FCsyK4aRXQ Akashinga...

Duration:00:42:41

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

PoC: Around The World - 19.07.2018

7/18/2018
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In this episode we look at news from: the UK, Greece, Japan, Pakistan, India, Greenland and Thailand. We delve into very positive developments in HIV vaccines and take an in depth look at the Mexican Drug War and ask, how can it be ended? As always, thank you for letting us in to your busy lives. http://www.politicsovercoffee.com

Duration:00:49:27