Listen to The Grapevine - 2 December 201958:552 December 2019

This week Kulja and Dylan speak to author and former Triple R Breakfaster Jeff Sparrow about his book Fascists Among Us: Online Hate and the Christchurch Massacre - an enlightening account of what Fascism looks like today, how it manifests in decentralised online spaces and the nature of the threat it poses to societies around the world.

Also, get egg-cited for Fiona Scott-Norman as she clucks all about her book This Chicken Life, the pros and cons of chicken ownership and the backyard theatre of the pecking order.

About this program

Putting local issues in a global context, including weekly insights into our cities, democracy, rights, culture, energy and environment. All stitched together with a mixtape of music.

Regular guests and segments include: urban planning and history with Assoc/Prof David Nichols; Cam Walker's eco-update; Guardian Australia reporter Benita Kolovos on Victorian state politics; Jeff Sparrow on politics, society, and everything in between; freedom of information correspondent Petra Stock, and live music.

Program theme: Hugh Masekala's Grazing in the Grass

The podcast intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras.