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Politics

Podcast by Helen Razer

Podcast by Helen Razer

Location:

Australia

Description:

Podcast by Helen Razer

Twitter:

@HelenRazer

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 33: Nazeem Hussain

2/14/2020
The thirty-third episode, in which Knackers and The Vadge discuss the folly of expecting NGOs, CVE programs or stand-up comedy to meaningfully change the world, with comedian Nazeem Hussain.

Duration:01:17:02

Episode 32: The Doona The Better

11/28/2019
The thirty-second (ugh, that's confusing) episode, in which Knackers & The Vadge are two in the bed and the little one said, 'Roll over!', so they all rolled over and this fell out.

Duration:01:32:02

Episode 31: The Lost Demo Tape

9/26/2019
The sort-of thirty-first episode, in which Knackers and The Vadge discuss the current events of ages ago in this long-rumoured, much anticipated, recently unearthed lost demo rarity bootleg thingo from before Knackers was so tragically rendered mute.

Duration:00:37:35

Episode 30: Dr Elizabeth Humphrys

8/11/2019
The thirtieth episode, in which Knackers and The Vadge discuss neoliberalism, unions, labour and Labor with Dr Elizabeth Humphrys.

Duration:00:47:04

Episode 29: Professor Steve Keen

7/26/2019
The twenty-ninth episode, in which Knackers and The Vadge discuss the Australian Economic Miracle*, financialisation, Universal Basic Income, debt forgiveness and much more besides with heterodox economist Professor Steve Keen. * Not a miracle.

Duration:01:42:19

Episode 28: Jim Casey

5/11/2019
The twenty-eighth episode, in which Knackers and The Vadge discuss the fantasy of deliberative democracy and the reality of industrial relations with the Australian Greens' candidate for Grayndler, Jim Casey.

Duration:00:38:17

Episode 27: Aamer Rahman

4/20/2019
The twenty-seventh episode, in which Knackers & The Vadge discuss the Christchurch massacre, the Paris fire, and liberal myopia with comedian Aamer Rahman.

Duration:00:48:28

Episode 26: Jeremy Poxon

4/14/2019
The twenty-sixth episode, in which Knackers and The Vadge are definitely not derelict in their Derridean double-reading duties with the Australian Unemployed Workers Union's Jeremy Poxon.

Duration:01:39:05

Episode 25: Julian Burnside

4/12/2019
The twenty-fifth episode, in which Knackers and The Vadge disagree on just about everything with The Australian Greens' candidate for Kooyong, Julian Burnside.

Duration:00:35:59

Episode 24: Francis Leach

3/22/2019
The twenty-fourth episode, in which Knackers and The Vadge talk to Francis Leach again. They'll make him a Proper Leftist one day. Not today, mind; but, one day. Just you listen.

Duration:01:43:35

Episode 23: Professor Gary Foley

2/27/2019
The twenty-third episode, in which Knackers and The Vadge talk with Professor Gary Foley about land rights, gentrification, Kerri-Anne Kennerley, and other variations on the theme of white privilege.

Duration:01:25:46

Episode 22: Digital Manipulation Gets Right Up The Vadge

2/24/2019
The twenty-second episode (don't get too excited, it actually goes for forty-five minutes), in which Knackers and The Vadge talk to those of you who do not find yourselves "digitally excluded" about those who do, and also some fun things.

Duration:00:44:44

Episode 21: The Vadge Melts Down

1/21/2019
Episode twenty-one, in which The Vadge has fuggen had it. Like, properly.

Duration:01:04:50

Episode 20: Tarneen Onus-Williams

1/12/2019
The twentieth episode, in which Knackers and The Vadge speak with great ignorance and discernible white defensiveness to Tarneen Onus-Williams about Aboriginal protest.

Duration:01:47:00

Episode 19: Word of the Year

1/5/2019
The nineteenth episode, in which Knackers and The Vadge reflect upon the Word of the Year for the turd of a year that was 2018.

Duration:00:56:51

Episode 18: Flick Ruby

12/24/2018
The eighteenth episode, in which Knackers and The Vadge celebrate Chrissyleaks with Flick Ruby.

Duration:01:16:19

Episode 17: Rick Kuhn

12/17/2018
The seventeenth episode, in which Knackers and The Vadge definitely don't squander their time with eminent Marxist scholar Rick Kuhn by focusing on trivialities instead of Marxism, because that would be ridiculous.

Duration:00:58:27

Episode 16: Lee Rhiannon

11/29/2018
The sixteenth episode, wherein Knackers and The Vadge skip school and finally talk with someone who has actually properly engaged with the idea of Historical Materialism; namely, Lee Rhiannon. She's alright, she is.

Duration:00:53:45

Episode 15: Tom Ballard

11/18/2018
The somewhat-anticipated fifteenth episode, in which Knackers and The Vadge spend an hour introducing comedian Tom Ballard, and then have to leave for a book launch before he gets a chance to say anything.

Duration:01:09:21

Episode 14: Stephen Jolly

10/23/2018
The fourteenth episode, in which Knackers and The Vadge wittingly embroil themselves in a cash-for-comment scandal by hosting Stephen Jolly from the Victorian Socialists at the behest of a shadowy Patreon donor known only as 'Angus'.

Duration:00:55:04