Listen to Urban planning conspiracies, nuclear war and living on welfare in Australia52:3127 February 2023

Kulja and Dylan speak with regular guest Dave Nichols, who digs into the rise of the recent 15-minute city’ conspiracy theory; Tilman Ruff, co-founder of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), discusses Russia suspending its participation in the New START nuclear weapon treaty and the looming threat of nuclear war; and author Eve Vincent talks about her book Who Cares: Life on Welfare in Australia.

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.