Listen to The inflation crisis, Robodebt, women on screen, and music videos01:04:476 March 2023

Kulja and Dylan speak with author Jeff Sparrow, who gets into the inflation crisis in anticipation of the Reserve Bank announcing another interest rate hike; Journalist Rick Morton discusses his coverage of the Royal Commission into the Robodebt Scheme; Dr Britt Romstad, ACMI Director of Experience and Engagement, discusses ACMI’s upcoming exhibition Goddess: Power, Glamour, Rebellion; and Dainis Lacey and Emma Russack join ahead of their in-conversation event Hyper Local Rage which features at Brunswick Music Festival.

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.