Episode #4 (26-Oct-2014)

In this episode of the Australian Roundtable Podcast, Ethan, Johnno and Lindsay discuss updates from Iraq 3.0, ludicrous costs of the G20 in Brisbane, Scott Ludlam’s rap, Gough Whitlam and the CIA, Putin’s interesting comments towards the US, the Canadian ‘terror attacks’, further developments with Ebola and much more.



1) Iraq 3.0 update – 2:42
ABC: Coalition weapons may have fallen into militants hands, Defence Force chief says (23-Oct-2014)

2) The ‘Ginger Jihadi’ joins ISIS – 5:54
News.com.au: Australian teenager with ginger hair joins ISIS (21-Oct-2014)

3) Senator Ludlam, the rapper – 13:20
YouTube: G20 Rap with Tony Abbott feat. Scott Ludlam (23-Oct-2014)

4) Courier Mail propaganda – 18:12
Courier Mail: Expelled Nazis on US welfare: (21-Oct-2014)
Links: Germany must perish
Other Losses
Crimes and Mercies
The Red Cross had unrestricted access each month to every German concentration camp including Auschwitz.

5) G20 Brisbane costs – 31:31
Sydney Morning Herald: Table at center of row over mounting expenses for G20 talkfest (22-Oct-2014)

6) Gough Whitlam and the CIA – 35:43
CIA: Origins of the Congress for Cultural Freedom (Archived 2006; original date unknown)
John Pilger: CIA’s role in Australia’s forgotten coup (22-Mar-2014)
William Bowles: Transcript of 60 Minutes interview with Boyce (Interview conducted 23-May-1982)
[NOTE: No official transcript from Channel 9 appears to be available online. More info about that interview available at New Matilda]
Australian: Boyce still believes CIA dismissed Whitlam (18-Feb-2014) [Behind paywall]


1) Putin’s comments on USA – 49:52
RT: Putin lashes out at US, West for destabilizing world (24-Oct-2014)

2) Canadian ‘terror attacks’ – 1:01:01
i) More powers for government, intel agencies following ‘shooting’
CBC: Ottawa shooting: Harper wants to make terror arrests easier (24-Oct-2014)
The Star: Quebec attacker gave no hint of deadly plan, say RCMP, family, friends (21-Oct-2014)
CBC: Martin Couture-Rouleau case underscores passport seizure dilemma (21-Oct-2014)
VoA: Canadian authorities seek more power to thwart terror suspects (24-Oct-14)

ii) State-sponsored propaganda campaign had begun months earlier
CBC: Canada’s young men joining foreign jihad: Are we doing enough to stop it? (5-Jun-2014)
CBC: ISIS recruits in Canada spark Liberal call for parliamentary probe (5-Sep-2014)
CBC: Harper government missed deadline on jihadi tracking tool (30-Sep-2014)
CBC: ISIS threat to Canada not imminent but real, CSIS director warns (8-Oct-2014)
CBC: New anti-terror tracking measures will address ‘black hole': CSIS (16-Oct-2014)

3) Update on the Ebola Scare – 1:25:04
YouTube: Gov Christie and Gov Cuomo announce mandatory Ebola quarantining (24-Oct-2014)

Final thoughts – 1:32:39