Listen to Assange wins right to appeal extradition, the moral panic surrounding refugees, Climate Clangers + music chats01:17:193 June 2024

Dylan is joined by Julian Assange’s father John Shipton to update on the campaign to free his son, following the London High Court’s ruling to grant Assange the right to appeal his extradition to the United States. (1:02)

Hannah Dickinson, Principal Solicitor at the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, visits to unpack the moral panic, media coverage and government rhetoric towards immigration detainees released as a result of last year’s High Court decision that found indefinite immigration detention was unlawful. (19:49)

Dr Jennifer Rayner, Head of Advocacy at the Climate Council, digs into her new book Climate Clangers: The Bad Ideas Blocking Real Action, exploring some of the current processes and strategies that aren’t working and what needs to be done to bring about more ambitious action on climate change. (34:56)

Plus, musician Tom Lyngcoln, formerly of bands Harmony and The Nation Blue, chats about the conception of his new band Down Under, and their self-titled debut album released earlier this year. (49:52)

And finally, Liam Blair and Stefan Parsons of Melbourne band Good Morning drop by to chat about their latest album Seven and how they collaborate while living in different countries ahead of their upcoming gig for Rising Festival. (1:00:59)

About this program

Talks and interviews spanning current affairs, politics, society, culture, and music.
From the offbeat to the upbeat. The local to the global. 
Taking stock of where we are, where we've been, and where we're going.