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The Dog Whistle this week welcomes a new member and talks Manus, Manufacturing and the WA senate
The calls for Scott Morrison’s sacking have begun. Ed Butler suggests those hopes are completely misguided.
Listen above for our weekly chat on The Silly Season, Coward Punches, and predictions for 2014. On this week’s Dog Whistle, Ed Butler, Kate Carruthers and Preston Towers revisit the what happened … Continue reading
Well, there we have it. The Premier of Australia’s most populous state has caved to a populist campaign by the state’s two dailies, and we have eight-year mandatory minimum sentences … Continue reading
Sometimes the sexism that still exists in society raises its head in such a blatant yet nefarious way as to boggle the mind, and we’re going through one such moment … Continue reading
So Cory’s at it again. During the silly season, when newsrooms are skeletally staffed and desperate for content, he chose the ideal moment to thrust his particular brand of vocal … Continue reading
The Abbott government appears to be going out of its way to infuriate its opponents, but to what end? Ed Butler is on the case.
Listen above for our weekly chat on the the government’s early stumbles, the renewal of the war on Aunty, and name calling in politics. On this week’s Dog Whistle, Ed Butler, Paul … Continue reading
It’s an Americanism, to be sure, but the idea that the first 100 days of a presidency (or in this case, a Prime Ministership/new government) is the most important has … Continue reading
Listen above for our weekly chat on the the government’s broken promise/lie/weasel words around education funding, the continuing imbroglio with Indonesia, and defamation law. On this week’s Dog Whistle, Ed Butler, Paul … Continue reading
Listen above for our weekly chat on the the Indonesian fracas, the ICAC fracas and the Rob Ford fracas. On this week’s Dog Whistle, Ed Butler, Simon Copland and Kate Carruthers enjoy a … Continue reading