Indigenous Recognition is back in the news – what will this look like and what does it have to do with the national anthem? (1:45-15:52) Scott Morrison visits the Solomon Islands: is this related to Belt and Road, and what should Australia’s response be? (15:52-27:54) Trump’s trade war extends to Mexico, and Australia came close to having tariffs against its goods – where is globalism at in 2019? (27:54-42:11) Scott Hargreaves and Dr Chris Berg are joined by Dr Zachary Gorman and Gideon Rozner to discuss these issues and share what they’ve been reading and watching this week, including 16 Ways To Defend A Walled City, Dangerous Hero, a series of documentaries on the failed Murray Darling Basin Plan and a new paper on the secret discussions which made Canberra our capital city.
16 Ways To Defend A Walled City, K.J. Parker https://www.amazon.com/Sixteen-Ways-Defend-Walled-City/dp/0316270792
Dangerous Hero: Corbyn’s Ruthless Plot for Power, Tom Bower: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Dangerous-Hero-Unmissable-investigative-biographer/dp/0008299579
The MDBA’s Man Made Drought, Topher Field: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=327497544604368
“Dished like a dinner” by the Victorians? The 1899 Seat of Government Compact and its Repercussions in the early Australian Commonwealth, Paul Strangio: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/ajph.12533