Daily Archives: May 31, 2015

Episode #34b (31-May-2015)


In this episode of the Australian Roundtable Podcast, Ethan, Johnno and Lindsay discuss more ‘medical breakthroughs'; Schoolkids to be trained to ‘spot the Jihadi'; Abbott’s war on ‘radicalisation’ and political language in the 21st century; QLD police dropping like flies; Corporate media promoting consumer RFID chips; Moving towards a cashless society; RBA warns borrowers against too much debt; Public backlash against foreign investment finally growing; Pro-Palestinian activists being tracked; Bill Gates predicts a global pandemic in his lifetime; ‘Peace activists’ at the Korean border; Osama Bin Laden labeled a conspiracy theorist, and much more.

RUNDOWN, TIMESTAMPS & INFORMATIONAL LINKS

DOMESTIC SEGMENT:

1) More ‘medical breakthroughs’ – 5:54
The Sunday Mail (pg 24): Baby vaccine may protect against cancer (24-May-2015)
The Courier Mail (pg 12): Vaccine uses tumour to fight cancer (25-May-2015)
The Sunday Mail (pg 24): Aussies get chance to trial drug (24-May-2015)
The Courier Mail (pg 19): Jellyfish sting offers hope in cancer battle (29-May-2015)
The Courier Mail (pg 20): Genetic breakthrough could stop cancer spread (29-May-2015

2) Schoolkids to be trained to ‘spot the Jihadi’ – 11:12
The Sunday Mail (pg 1): Spot the Jihadi (24-May-2015)

3) Abbott’s war on ‘radicalisation’ and political language in the 21st century – 20:07
The Guardian: Goodbye, citizenship! Australia takes a cynical turn on Muslim radicalisation (27-May-2015)

4) QLD police being stood down in increasing numbers – 30:52
CourierMail.com.au: Seven Queensland Police officers stood down in May (22-May-2015)

5) Corporate media promoting consumer RFID chips – 35:42
TOTT News: Mark of the Beast: Australian implants to aid payments with a wave of the hand? (26-May-2015)

6) Moving towards a cashless society – 42:37
[TBU – John le Bon]

7) RBA warns borrowers against too much debt – 51:10
The Courier Mail (pg 6): RBA warns borrowers about too much debt (19-May-2015)

8) Public backlash against foreign investment finally growing – 53:27
[TBU – John le Bon]

INTERNATIONAL SEGMENT:

1) Pro-Palestinian activists being tracked – 1:16:45
Forward.com: Shadowy website creates blacklist of pro-Palestinian activists (27-May-2015)
Link: Canary Mission – Radicals Exposed via YouTube

2) Bill Gates predicts a global pandemic in his lifetime – 1:23:29
Business Insider: Bill Gates just described his biggest fear — and it could kill 330 million people in less than a year (28-May-2015)

3) ‘Peace activists’ at the Korean border – 1:32:55
The Courier Mail (pg 16): Peace activists at Korean border (25-May-2015)

4) Osama bin Laden labeled a ‘conspiracy theorist’ – 1:38:10
The Guardian: 9/11 truthers (naturally) wary of Osama bin Laden’s conspiracy theory obsession (21-May-2015)

Final thoughts – 1:46:50