For a start there’s the huge CSG protest vote, that saw a massive swing against the Nationals in country seats. Then there’s the confusion over the poles and the wires – does anyone really understand what’s being sold and why? And there’s been a huge spike in spoilt ballot papers, another sign we didn’t like the choices we were given.
Also this week Matt Grudnoff from the Australia Institute talks about the Trans Pacific Partnership, elements of which could be a massive threat to our democracy. It’s easy to see, right now, why politicians are not getting our respect.
01:42 The truth on poles and wires
04:58 CSG and the Greens swing
08:03 Ted Cruz + God for President
13:38 Bow Bergdahl faces charges at last
20:45 The Secret TPP Business
38:55 Turnbull’s tips on how to avoid his surveillance law
41:18 Aussie Lynton Crosby teaches Tories to hurt the poor
49:29 Kiwi’s mourning the World Cup final
51:31 New Zealand, a hotbed for tourism
53:44 New Zealand spied on Brazil for WTO job
56:51 Santos and the police – too close for comfort?
01:00:44 The Car Plate Confederate Flag Saga
01:06:28 Salesforce pulls out of Indiana over gay laws
01:10:52 Andreas Lubitz on a quest to be remembered
01:13:29 Where now for Jeremy Clarkson?
01:21:10 What’s the Big Idea - road pricing, recycled drinks, pop-up airports, the answer for Australia Post