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In their first show back for 2020 Dylan and Kulja are joined by the inimitable Bill Callahan, talking about his upcoming tour, latest album and how he rediscovered his muse. Also, journalist Peter Greste on what the Australian government should be doing to secure the release of academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert from prison in Iran; Cam Walker from Friends of the Earth on how the bushfire crisis has impacted on the environment; Executive Director at Per Capita, Emma Dawson, on the importance of engaging with the working class for progressing social change; and Lindy Edwards discusses her new book Corporate Power in Australia: Do the 1% Rule?

Playlist for The Grapevine – 3 February 2020

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.