The Poor Can Feed The Birds

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I yarn with Steph Thuesen @ HACSU about the exciting new union-funded rehab funding model being proposed for Victoria, and already underway in NSW!  I'm fucken pumped for this, because it sounds great for people needing rehab, and great for the
Hello 2021!  I speak to local lefty YouTuber Yeah, Nah about the recent spate of visits upon the workplaces & homes of Facebook randoms and grandpas by some MMA morons from Albury.    * Yeah Nah's channel:
To round out 2020, here's three very 2020 stories from me, involving a turtle, someone convinced I had coronavirus, Lauren Southern and the bushfires.  Thank you for listening to and supporting The Poor Can Feed The Birds this year.  See you i
I speak to Gamilaraay astrophysicist, astronomer & legend Karlie Noon and Wiradjuri activist, writer & legend Tim Buchanan about INDIGENOUS SOVEREIGNTY ACTIVISM off the back of friendlyjordies' stupid comments recently.  Karlie tells me why tre
This episode I speak to Tara Leong of the Nutrition Guru & The Chef page (and 99% Fad Free podcast) about her 8 years of warning people about Pete Evans the dangerous nutrition quack, and to Cam Smith of Yeah Nah Pasaran and Hypothetical Instit
I speak to Sarah Steel of the brilliant Let's Talk About Sects pod about Aussie cults, and we dig into the differences and commonalities in deep diving into political extremists and cults.  I love the LTAS pod so much, and was so stoked to expl
I speak to Anarchists Against Poverty about Curumbilbarra (Townsville) in FAR NORF QUOINSLAND and the anarchist community hub they've opened up in town!  I also chat to DJ Kirra, TWO TIME GUEST OF THE POD, about the growing trend of racist dog
I yarn with lawyer and legendary anti-racism advocate Nyadol Nyuon about racism and representation in Aussie media... the cynically tactical racism faced by the South Sudanese community for profit... the mutually beneficial arrangement between
I speak to the lads from the As A White Man podcast.  We discuss their fine town of Newcastle, how much everyone really enjoys and understands the name of their podcast, and the importance of calling out gronks. We also force Newcastle's shame
In this house we like to celebrate SEX WORKER PRIDE DAY (14/9) by speaking to sex workers Anita & Lilly for a bit of a sex work 101! We also plug the Emergency Support Fund for Sex Workers in Australia. Also, Anita tries to correct me on what a
Continuing my run of anti-lockdown-related explainer eps, here I touch on sovereign citizenry, OPCAs, the 'hidden Constitution', how the guvamunt is actually a corporation.  What's that got to do with the anti-lockdown movement?  Well.    'Fr
An explainer on QAnon, what the hell Aussie Q is, children in tunnels, and more.  QAnon Anonymous podcast:  Qult Headquarters Reddit:  --- SUPPORT ME ON PATREO
I speak to Sophia, a healthcare worker and a mate, about her experience contracting - and not dying of - COVID-19.  We talk about what it's like... the shocking treatment she received in Victorian Government hotel quarantine... the all-staff em
I chat to dedicated animal rights activist and friend Betty Melon, and learn about AR activism, consistent anti-oppression, the communication breakdowns that happen between AR and non-AR activists and how we might avoid them.  Also we discuss f
slackbastard unreasonably forces me to eat musk sticks while we talk about Australian fascist group The Lads Society.  * slacky's blog:  * slacky's Twitter:  * SUPPORT M
Cam Smith ( and I talk about the Aussie anti-lockdown movement, and we award the GOLDEN TRUTHSEEKER BADGE to the best anti-lockdown figurehead!  Who will win?!???  *METAL AF NEW BANNER DESIGN by the legend Poongo
Solidarity with BLM.  Justice for George Floyd and for Black & Indigenous people murdered by the state locally and abroad.  Tips and thoughts on how to stay safe - and useful - at rallies.  How - if at all - to rally during COVID-19, what to do
How to express concerns over Chinese surveillance state apparatus, and the threat of it coming over here, without falling into the company of unhinged conspiracy theorists? Can we ask questions about how China has handled the pandemic without p
PRISONS MEGA EP!  I speak to Debbie Kilroy of Sister’s Inside (12:23) about decarceration, the work she does and her experience recovering from COVID-19.  I also talk to Jock Palfreeman (59:19) who spent 12 years unjustly behind bars in Bulgari
I speak to senior reporting at 10daily Josh Butler about good coronavirus reporting vs. economic death cult punditry (8:30). I chat with science writer Thomas Crow about coronavirus and 5G myths & facts (41:19). I command my army of bats & pang
I talk to Nathan Leitch of Barpirdhila Foundation (9:59) about their fundraiser to support Indigenous artists & community affected by COVID-19; yarn with Anthony Kelly of the Police Accountability Project (43:24) about increased copper powers i
tick it off ur bucketlist, patreon me before we all die xo click here -- In this MEGA SUPER EP I speak to: - Jason Marshall, a lawyer specialising in residential tenancy law, about tenants, landlords and What Is To Be Done to protect people
SPECIAL EP!!!  Here's a MEGA RETROSPECTIVE of YARD (sometimes known as Yelling At Racist Dogs) with Sean Bedlam, comedian & activist & co-founder of YARD.  We go right through the history and strategy of YARD, and finish with a...  YARD NAME CH
Sean & Lilly from Cafe Gummo give me guava rum, a sweet little Adolf stamp (?), and a chat about Cafe Gummo, Melbourne's PREMIERE (only) anti-fascist bar...  which is just about to celebrate its big 1st birthday!  I also chat to Chris Breen fr
I speak to activist, academic and Safe Schools founder Roz Ward about the Religious Discrimination Bill, chat with Aboriginal artist & activist DJ about his 'Supporting displaced and homeless mob in FNQ' fundraiser and also, Tanya Plibersek joi
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