Daily Archives: January 18, 2015

Episode #15 (18-Jan-2015) [Ft. Zac A]


In this episode of the Australian Roundtable Podcast, Ethan and Johnno are joined by guest, Zac A, as the trio discuss further updates on ISIS and the ‘Sydney Siege'; a continued campaign from the Australian government and media concerning religious-based extremism/increased surveillance; tax-payer funded propaganda regarding higher education ‘reforms'; the Swiss National Bank’s sudden de-peg from the Euro; sourcing legitimate information, and much more.

RUNDOWN, TIMESTAMPS & INFORMATIONAL LINKS:

ISIS update – 3:39

DOMESTIC SEGMENT:

1) Sydney Siege update (MSM criticises police CoC) – 7:22
[TBU – John le Bon]

2) Government ‘terror’ propaganda about Muslim ‘extremism’ – 15:38
The Guardian: The role of Islam in radicalisation is grossly overestimated (14-Jan-2015)
Sydney Morning Herald: George Brandis still struggling with metadata (12-Jan-2015)

3) Feedback from listeners in the live chat – 36:16

4) Taxpayer-funded propaganda regarding higher education ‘reforms’ – 44:44
[TBU – John le Bon]

INTERNATIONAL SEGMENT:

1) Swiss National Bank de-pegs from Euro – 1:03:10
[TBU – John le Bon]

2) Sourcing legitimate information – 1:20:29

Final thoughts – 1:29:53