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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 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 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

SERIES 3 - Episode 10 - The 50th Episode (12.07.2018)

7/11/2018
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It's our 50th episode! Who'd have thought we would have made it this far!! US: We talk about the retirement of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. We talk about the power those who site on the Surpeme Court have to shape US society for decades to come. AUSTRALIA: Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young and Liberal Democrat David Lyonhjelm are at each others throats at the moment. Hanson-Young is asking Leyonhjelm to apologise for offesnive remarks whilst Leyonhjelm is claiming Hanson-Young is...

Duration:01:02:07

SERIES 3 - Episode 9 - The Innocent (27.06.2018)

6/26/2018
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Quite honestly,we think this might be our best one yet. In our US segment we look at the crisis at the US/Mexico border and move beyond the spin and get to the facts of what is happening down there. In our Australian segment we talk about the rape and murder of Melbourne comedian Eurydice Dixon. What can men do to help the problem of violence against women. We also tear to shreds the "not all men" phrase that is predictably thrown around by some after these kinds of tragedies. We also have a...

Duration:01:11:40

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. We talk at length of the sonic weapon that never was in Cuba, the corruption of the Japanese government, pollution in Antarctica and evidence of life on Mars. ​ 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