Episode 141 – Bushfires, Megxit And We Toast The End Of Lockout Laws

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cmh6zP4s34w We are back for our first episode of 2020! We talk the big stories from over the break – the Australian bushfires and the actual solutions we should pursue and Megxit where we debate whether or not we’d be a royal. Heroes and villains this week include the Taiwanese people in their election, the…

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Episode 138: Should Pill Testing Be Legal And Is Pete Too Old To Go To Festivals?

A few weeks ago we broke the story of Andrew Cooper being investigated by the Attorney General’s department for organising CPAC. Evan Mulholland tells us the results of his subsequent Freedom of Information request to the department – they won’t hand over any documents, but there are 1,300 of them. We discuss what that means…

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Episode 137 – Christina Hoff Sommers Sent A Dog To A Safe Space & The Gov Wants To Kill The Internet

Christian Porter wants to end the internet, we tell you why it’s a dumb idea. Heroes and Villains this week include Bjorn Lomborg and why you don’t need to panic about rising sea levels, the Hong Kong people standing up for democracy in their elections, the town that cancelled Christmas and Sacha Baron Cohen’s speech…

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Episode 136: Senator James Paterson Won’t “Repent” On China & The Future Of Vaping In Australia

Should James Paterson and Andrew Hastie “repent” for their sins of speaking out against the Chinese government? Virginia Trioli might think so but we don’t – we talk to James Paterson to get the full story. Heroes and villains this week includes Jeremy Corbyn’s rightly calling the NHS communism, the ABC for doing our jobs…

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The Young IPA Podcast Episode 135: Bridget Phetasy & Dave Sharma MP

Pete doesn’t mind the Greens playing politics with Australia’s bushfires – it’s just that they’re wrong. Heroes and villains this week includes the Geelong council that won’t declare a climate emergency, the beer company telling everyone Epstein didn’t kill himself, Q&A cancelling itself and Hillary Clinton’s Book of Gutsy Women not including Thatcher. We talk…

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Episode 134: Senator Matt Canavan, Andrew Cooper and Australia’s New 18C

Race Has No Place in our Constitution, but apparently if you believe that you’re a bigot. James and Pete talk the IPA’s latest video and some of the reaction it’s been getting as well as the incredible story about FITS this week, with Andrew Cooper being investigated without a warrant by the Attorney General’s department for inviting conservatives into the country. Heroes and villains this week include Barack Obama, Dave Chappelle, nuclear alarmists in Japan and Leonardo DiCaprio. We talk to our first ever Minister! – Resources Minister Matt Canavan about the mining protests in Melbourne, how to convince young people about coal and the future of nuclear energy in Australia (16:31-33:39). We then talk to Andrew Cooper who gives us the world scoop of what he’s up against from the Attorney General’s department, the best stories from CPAC and his experiences touring with one of the organisers of the Hong Kong protests (33:39-45:12) before another around of Hey…What Did We Miss, with props! (45:12-55:56) At the end we talk the scandal of whether Trump gave a medal to a dog, Philausophy and why it’s a bad campaign for Australia and the ABC journalist who had the Epstein story for years….

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The Young IPA Podcast Episode 133

Climate change protesters are in protesting in Melbourne… again. This time they’re spitting on people! The UK Parliament finally agrees on a December election and the ACCC is taking Google to court over your data – but would you rather have corporations have your data or the government? James and Pete discuss all this and share their heroes and villains for the week including Kanye West, Larry King, the Bureau of Meteorology and people who want plastic bags banned. We talk to social media commentator, filmmaker and water activist Topher Field to learn about Australia’s man-made drought and how government policy is destroying lives in the Murray-Darling basin (18:40–37:01). We also talk to Generation Liberty member Luca Rossi about how to make absolutely sure your Halloween costumes offends no-one – Pete has a genuinely disturbing solution (37:01–45:51) before another round of the YIPA quiz Hey What Did We Miss? (45:51–55:47). At the end, we talk the strangely glowing tributes from the Washington Post and Bloomberg to slain ISIS leader Al-Baghdadi, Parliament House emits more radiation than a nuclear power plant which everyone knows will lead to superpowers, we grade Hamish Macdonald as a Q&A host and realise we need Tony Jones and after Rudy Giuliani butt dials a reporter saying he needs money Pete recounts the time he butt dialled the Ambassador of the Czech Republic from his footy club ball….

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Brendan O’Neill And Why Kristina Keneally Should Sit Out Your Right To Know

Right to Know is a good campaign and we’re always happy to see people push for more free speech, but it’s so hypocritical of the ABC, Mark Dreyfus and Kristina Keneally to get on board. James and Pete discuss the whole campaign as well as the latest Brexit disappointment. Heroes and Villains this week include Nick Cave, Hillary Clinton (as a hero!), the UN and Jeremy Corbyn. We talk to Spiked editor Brendan O’Neill about all the latest with Brexit, and what it reveals about the elites’ attitude to the rest of the country and democracy (15:50–35:33). We also have Generation Liberty Campus Coordinator Tiana Kovac from Macquaire University to tell the story of how Extinction Rebellion tried (and failed) to ruin a Generation Liberty event last week (35:33–43:33) before another round of Hey What Did We Miss, the YIPAP Quiz (43:33–53:32). At the end of the show we rank most incredible election defeats as Justin Trudeau wins, Cornwall Devon police targeting racist toddlers and those capitalist pigs at the ABC underpaying workers….

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