Australia's Unions post through it, it's very very hot, and Hillsong have a big party.
Rats, we forgot to order any RATs! Also Mitch talks to Emerald Moon from the Serious Danger podcast about Green politics, Byron life and loud music.
We talk about Shell's acquisition of Powershop and the cool cool Labor party.
We're all recording in the same room for the first time in 91 episodes! It's a bit chaotic. Also some news is discussed.
MQFF help pinkwash apartheid, Dani Laidley returns as a hero, and the Victorian Pride Lobby release a report on LGBTIQA+ people's feelings toward police.
Heroes keep stopping coal trains, Scott Morrison has never told a lie and Australia wins at Climate Golf.
Farm workers are now entitled to a minimum wage, some guy got smashed and crashed his car. Also some dudes went to Glasgow and talked about submarines or something.
Evie sits down with Justin Warren for a good long chat about what's up with all the internet legislation the government is pushing.
Governments are marking up the next IPCC report with track changes. Chistian Porter has a secret vault of cash and no-one wants to look inside.
News Corp say they believe in climate change now. Don't take their word for it. We also discuss whether buying billboards is effective climate activism.
Gina Rinehart has terminal facebook brain, the nationals want to keep digging coal long after capital decides it's a bad idea, and we answer a listener question.
Girlbosses are doing it (high level corruption) for themselves.
Hi-vis rallies: cool, cooked or complicated? Let's find out together.
We have a lot to say about submarines. Also, shutting down public transport to stop a protest: Sensible tactic to calm things down or bad idea that'll just make things worse? If only I were writing this several days in the future and could see what would happen on Monday and Tuesday.
We're joined by climate journalist Lyndal Rowlands to discuss New Corp's two-week admission that climate change exists. Then we dig into reality show The Activist, and the weird people behind it.
Victoria is banning nazi symbols, the LNP want to give you a school chaplain to sooth your worries about climate change, and we discuss whether you can ever get away with a "BUT" after "death is horrible".
JobSeeker was a massive corporate handout, Tasmanian Liberals don't want to frighten the kids, and the government gives millions of dollars to gas miners (with Labor's help).
The cops shut down food banks, people are snitching on kids, and everyone is at breaking point. Also Australia abandons Afghan people.
NSW is LITERALLY at war the with virus. We discuss the IPCC report and what to do about it.
Pros and cons of chucking a sickie. Should the government should pay us $300 or give it to Tabcorp? TERF madness is spreading in Australia.
The NSW Government almost got scammed out of half a billion dollars, and who knows what McKinsey are up to? At least we have a strong opposition to keep things in check.
FM radio hosts are sick of Morrison's shit. The reef is fine, guys, don't even worry about it. Gronks go wild across Australia.
Santos isn't bighting, Australia is sending furries to the Olympics, and we're back in lockdown and cooking our brains.
The Labor party are really sad without anyone to play with, the government has a new Vaccine ad, Questacon made a bad video.
We chat about Scott Morrison's accidental-on-purpose vaccine rollout, the reckless and deadly actions of Victoria Police, and the $660 million thrown at car parks in Liberal seats.
We spend about half an hour yelling about lockdowns. Sorry. Then we chat about what Australia's Environment Minister has been up to.
The government is handing their homework in late and we tell you just how Both Parties Bad. Then we step into the Jordies discourse.
We chat about the conspiracy theory running rampant on Victorian Telegram channels, then discuss the situation of the Biloela family, and how we got here.
We discuss the cops who can't stop leaking sensitive information to abusers, Victoria's return to lockdown and the government ministers who keep forgetting that Grandma exists.
We're joined by legal expert Lauren to discuss the government's new duty of care to protect young people from the climate crisis. We also chat about international law and exploding coal power plants.
We chat about hangovers, what's up with the energy sector (and who's getting the handouts), and the government simply refuses to deliver a vaccine.
We talk about the media's narratives of omission, whether the subject is Kristina Keneally's necklace, the federal budget or the people of Palestine.
We keep up to date on the War consent manufacturing machine, chat about ACIC's claim that encryption is for criminals, and follow up on the jobseeker dob-in hotline.
We review urgent reviews, talk about jail time for traveling to Australia from India, and discuss Andrew Laming's ADHD.
On the pod this week: stealing valor, cringing out of our skin, Scott Morrison's climate spin and children used as political pawns.
We talk about alleged war crimes, alleged lunch boxes, allegedly improper firing of CEOs and alleged plans fossil-fuel companys to pay nothing in resources taxes.
We chat about drama in the Health Minister's group chat, stripping the NDIS and check in with the Covid vaccine situation.
We chat about Scott Morrison's week of waterworks, proposals to ban Posting and the big Cabinet job swap.
We're joined by James Clark of the Tomorrow Movement to discuss Joel Fitzgibbon and why he's on the side of fossil fuel billionaires, not the workers he claims to represent.
We discuss plagues of mice, sexual misconduct and coverups in Parliament, and left-wing Nazis.
The Yallourn power station is breaking down and everyone won't shut up about NFTs, so we chat talk about mining for coal and mining for cryptocurrencies.
We're joined by Lee Constable to discuss the history of International Womens Day, women in STEM and Woolworth's attempt at raising awareness about bees.
We respond to some listener feedback, discuss the LNP's miserly raise to the Jobseeker Rate, and the media's response to some basic new rights for Victorian renters.
We're joined by Joanna Horton of Floodcast to discuss the political and media response to the Brittany Higgins story, the Facebook news ban and Kristina Kersher Keneally's posts.
We're back in lockdown again, the government still loves fossil fuels (but hates workers) and hybrid cars are a trick to lock us into using petrol.
We chat about Australia's bushfire/covid/storm situation, then a deep dive into why exactly Eddie Maguire should quit (he did), followed by a check-in with cooked unit Craig Kelly.
We discuss bad rocks, the Award for Services to Homophobia, and try to figure out what on earth the Labor Party is up to.
We're joined by Ben McLeay of the Boonta Vista podcast to talk about the Government's favorite hobby of packing emissions bodies with fossil fuel ghouls, Australian lawyer Greg Sheppard and his terrible children, and hungry ghost Scott Morrison.
We cover the Dutch welfare scandal, the government shovelling more subsidies into the gas industry, the Celery Discorse and what Michael McCormack has been up to.
We chat about Australia's contributions to the US Capitol riots, online abuse of people who fall through the cracks of coronavirus lockdown, and outages of the inhumane cashless welfare card.
Mitch and McLean cross the podcast picket line to chat about the one-word adjustment to the national anthem, cuts to Jobkeeper and the 2020 drop in emissions.
Join us as we wrap up 2020 with Not Good Enough's official Top 10 ranking for the year.
We delve into the details on the Ombudsman's report on the Victorian public tower lockdowns, then theorise that Australian politicians are being paid by aliens to perpetuate climate change.
It's too hot to podcast but we delve into the content mines yet again to keep you updated on the landslide of bills from the last sitting week of parliament.
We're joined by jounalist and Posting expert Jim Malo to discuss Australia's return to our natural state: on fire and mad at foreigners.
In this blockbuster episode we discuss Gladys Berejiklian's creeping corruption, Virginia Trioli's Dr. Manhattan vibes and the death of the Dollarmite.
We discuss the recently-settled class-action lawsuit against the Robodebt scheme, then dive into the media coverage of Australia's Afganistan war crimes, and why they should not be surprising.
We enter the Sexism Zone, then chat about coal-lover Joel Fitzgibbon leaving the Labor front-bench. For dessert we discuss successul petitions and a (hopefully!) big new push for social housing in Victoria.
We reflect on the sad news from the recent Melbourne Cup, talk about the Only Election News, and why maybe putting fascists on TV is bad.
We dig into the details of the recently released Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements. Then we chat about the LNP freaking out about ANZ virtue signalling, and the company that was paid millions to not clean trains.
We're joined by Zac of Auspol Snackpod to chat about Scott Morrison's weird tint job, horse races for the rich and how the government (again) loves mining more than mining companies.
We discuss whether you should get fired for quoting Mean Girls, then chat with Holly from the Renters & Housing Union about how they are helping to protect renters during the pandemic.
Alan Tudge re-instates the White Australia policy, Jacquie Lambie is a problematic fav, and we pick apart the big themes of this year's Federal budget.
We discuss big poultry news, the Centerlink workers who disagree with punitive government policy, and how the LNP wants to bring back indentured servitude on farms.
We dive into a detailed run-down of the Morrison government's new Low Emissions Technology Statement, and why it is actually worse than doing nothing.
We're joined by journalist Jim Malo to talk race, renting and climate change, and how Australia's media covers all three. But before that, we talk about the desecration of sacred sites, and Jobkeeper rorts.
We chat the $30 mil golden handshake received by the CEO who blew up Juukan Gorge, the 'strike' that Victorian landlords are trying to pull, and the privatised Coronavirus contact tracing clusterfuck.
We're joined by James from No Turning Back to discuss the recent RAFFWU win vs McDonalds, native advertising and Extinction Rebellion's insistance that they are non-political.
Mitch and Lang do some yelling about gas. We praise Rachel Siewert for yelling. We yell about big rowdy protests, which are a form of yelling.
We discuss Wikipedia edits, encryption laws, corona detention and McLean's trip to the Labor party's town hall on climate change.
Guest host Noon of Auspol Snackpod joins us for a roundup of media news, an explanation of how clean energy could get us out of the recession and a stirring dive into Marxist theory.
We take a break from doom and gloom to highlight some recent wins. Then we chat with broadcaster and conspiracy researcher Cam Smith about the sovereign citizens and far-right cranks at a Bunnings near you.
We dissect the media's preferential coverage of the covid crisis, the Labor party response to climate change and how big business is more interested in making money than keeping their workers alive.
We chat about the latest round of government handouts to mates, then delve into a blistering rundown of Serco's crimes and coverups.
Lockdown horn has infected Australia's pundit class, Albo reckons mines are cool, and we run through the highlights of recent stupid money bullshit.
We chat about Melbourne's return to city-wide lockdown and the ongoing police presence at the nine inner-city public housing blocks. Then we get personal, talking about our own paths to radical politics.
We talk about Victoria's lockdowns of public housing tower blocks, cops making drugs and the Morrison government's ongoing quest to shut down Jobkeeper as soon as they can.
With climate disasters looming, we pick apart the Labor party's anaemic response. Then we chat about ideological cuts to the ABC and the right-wing media's take on Victorian Covid spikes.
We chat about the News Corp beat up of Lydia Thorpe, the re-up of the lockdown in parts of Victoria and ginned up cyber attacks in the news.
Police are out in force to protect metal in the shape of Captain Cook, the PM apparently hasn't learned anything since primary school and money keeps not reaching the people who really need it.
We talk about Australia's Black Lives Matter protests against indigenous deaths in custody, and the responses of Australia's media and police.
We discuss National Sorry day, Aboriginal people dying in custody and Rio Tinto destroying an ancient and irreplaceable historic site. Then we dance on Robodebt's grave and chat about the long-lasting effects of Australia's bushfires.
In this very special episode we talk about the life, times and scandals of Angus Taylor, the Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction.
We break down the Prime Minister's meaningless speech patterns, then dig into the politics of journalism and climate change.
We get real nerdy on this one. First we discuss the socialist and feminist history of Monopoly that Hasbro has erased, then dive into the source code of the CovidSafe app.
We break down the culture war surrounding Victoria's Deputy Chief Health Officer. Then we explain why the Great Barrier Reef is important and why you shouldn't install the government's Covid Safe app.
We acknowledge the sacrifice of our fallen heroes, and discuss former PM Malcom Turnbull's testy responses to criticism of his new book. Then chat about the knock-on effects of tumbling oil prices and how to save the Great Barrier Reef.
The NSW and Victorian state governments have announced massive rent relief packages. Or are they just handouts to landlords? Then we chat COVID tracing apps, and what Angus Taylor has been up to recently.
We officially announce our endorsement for the US presidential election and discuss Pell walking free. Then we get all dreamy talking about what cities could look like without car commuting.
We remind you all that the climate still exists, then discuss the government's 'Jobkeeper' stimulus plans, cruise ship crimes and landlord crimes.
Private schools and hospitals are getting massive bailouts and there's day-long lines at Centerlink. We talk coronavirus shutdowns, the government's confusing messaging and why cruise ships are spreading the plague.
It's the biggest news week of our lifetime, and we podcast through it. We discuss the government's (mis)handling of the corona situation, then get hopeful about what might come out the other side of this mess.
There's a looming pandemic and the energy is weird. We talk about police violence, the closure of the AAP, and how to survive coronavirus.
Shell is posting cringe on International Women's Day, Missy Higgins' dad has Coronavirus, and the Australian government continues their efforts to make corruption a national sport. We try to make sense of the chaos in this blockbuster episode.
The Liberal party's float at the Sydney Mardi Gras was targeted by protestors who were ejected from the parade. We discuss the Liberal party's history of policies that hurt the LGBTQI community, and the Labor party's lack of spine on both gay marriage and climate change.
We take on the Liberal Party's latest line attack on climate action as “uncosted”, then delve into dirty solidarity with Paul Parker, hero firefighter.
Through the lens of worker underpayment within George Calombaris' restaurant empire and the ongoing Robodebt scandal, we discuss the war the rich wage on the poor.
What happens when mining companies move to protect their interests from protesters? We talk with activist and comedian Tom Tanuki about the growing threat of eco-fascism.
The Prime Minister is tying funding for renewable energy sources to more natural gas extraction. We discuss why using gas as a "transition" energy source is a dead end and a bad deal.
A casual chat about the sports funding saga that reveals the corruption at the heart of Australia's government
The Liberal party has a new line: Adapt and Mitigate. We discuss why that's still climate denial.
We pick apart former Sky News political editor David Speer's interview with Scott Morrison, and shockingly discover that it has some issues!