Listen to Woke Capitalism, Ukraine foreign fighters and the new Marcos Presidency01:00:4819 July 2022

This week on The Grapevine things get international.

Crikey's Amber Shchultz talks about her reporting on the Ukraine War - particularly around foreign fighters who've accused Ukraine of corruption and mismanagement. Nicole Curato talks about her essay in the latest edition of Foreign Affairs which is all about the return to power of the Marcos Family dynasty in The Philippines.

Plus, chats with Professor Charl Rhodes on his new book Woke Capitalism: How Corporate Morality is Sabotaging Democracy; and Richard Swain, Indigenous Ambassador with the Invasive Species Council talks about his role in film Where The Water Starts screening as part of the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival..

with presenter Dylan Bird, hosting solo this week. Kulja will be back next week!

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.