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Two Aussie punters trying to make politics simple for the everyday punter.

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Season 1


Two Politicians Walk Into a Pub, Which One Do You Trust?

Support We the Punters on PATREON How do you know which politicians you can trust & how can you evolve into a political nerd. We chat to the sh*t posters and political "nerds" Toilet Paper Australia, and get some tips on how to pass the politics pub test.  Which punter are you? Cynical punter Ignorance is bliss punter Outsourcing punter Superfan punter Single issue punter Bargain hunter punter Political nerd punter Email in your comments, questions thoughts and ideas to: [email protected] Punters Politics on INSTAGRAM, TIKTOK & YOUTUBESee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Two Politicians Walk Into a Pub, Which One Do You Trust?

Support We the Punters on PATREON How do you know which politicians you can trust & how can you evolve into a political nerd. We chat to the sh*t posters and political "nerds" Toilet Paper Australia, and get some tips on how to pass the politics pub test.  Which punter are you? Cynical punter Ignorance is bliss punter Outsourcing punter Superfan punter Single issue punter Bargain hunter punter Political nerd punter Email in your comments, questions thoughts and ideas to: [email protected] Punters Politics on INSTAGRAM, TIKTOK & YOUTUBESee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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EP05 - S1

16 Jul 24

The SECRET Corporations DON'T Want You To Know!

Support We the Punters on PATREON Konrad and James discuss the problem of political donations in Australia, explaining how corporations use donations and lobbying to influence government policy in their favor. Email in your comments, questions thoughts and ideas to: [email protected] Punters Politics on INSTAGRAM, TIKTOK & YOUTUBE   Punter Citations The Centre for Public Integrity. “Money in politics: a flood of political donations.” Retrieved from publicintegrity.org.au. McGuire, A., Jaspan, C., & Sakkal, P. (2023, June 28). “Australia may ban gambling ads within three years after inquiry report.” The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved from smh.com.au. Murphy, K. (2019, February 1). “Australia’s federal politics and foreign donations: An overview.” ABC News. Retrieved from abc.net.au. Sawer, M. (2016, April 4). “Australia trails way behind other nations in regulating political donations.” The Conversation. Retrieved from theconversation.com.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The SECRET Corporations DON'T Want You To Know!

Support We the Punters on PATREON Konrad and James discuss the problem of political donations in Australia, explaining how corporations use donations and lobbying to influence government policy in their favor. Email in your comments, questions thoughts and ideas to: [email protected] Punters Politics on INSTAGRAM, TIKTOK & YOUTUBE   Punter Citations The Centre for Public Integrity. “Money in politics: a flood of political donations.” Retrieved from publicintegrity.org.au. McGuire, A., Jaspan, C., & Sakkal, P. (2023, June 28). “Australia may ban gambling ads within three years after inquiry report.” The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved from smh.com.au. Murphy, K. (2019, February 1). “Australia’s federal politics and foreign donations: An overview.” ABC News. Retrieved from abc.net.au. Sawer, M. (2016, April 4). “Australia trails way behind other nations in regulating political donations.” The Conversation. Retrieved from theconversation.com.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

36:01

EP04 - S1

9 Jul 24

Help... they're coming after me

Support We the Punters on PATREON In a room with SANTOS posters on the walls that definitely contains rich mahogany table, Punter Konrad and his problematic content is almost certainly being discussed. The only thing that can keep him safe are the punters!  This episode - The Punters Lobbyist update. James shares his concerns about Konrad's wellbeing.  We chat with the Frackman, a bloke that went toe to toe with the gas companies that started drilling in his back year. Konrad annoys big gas executives in Perth. Email in your comments, questions thoughts and ideas to: [email protected] Punters Politics on INSTAGRAM, TIKTOK & YOUTUBE Show links Watch the Frackman Documentary  Watch the Frackman debate a Gas lobbyistSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Help... they're coming after me

Support We the Punters on PATREON In a room with SANTOS posters on the walls that definitely contains rich mahogany table, Punter Konrad and his problematic content is almost certainly being discussed. The only thing that can keep him safe are the punters!  This episode - The Punters Lobbyist update. James shares his concerns about Konrad's wellbeing.  We chat with the Frackman, a bloke that went toe to toe with the gas companies that started drilling in his back year. Konrad annoys big gas executives in Perth. Email in your comments, questions thoughts and ideas to: [email protected] Punters Politics on INSTAGRAM, TIKTOK & YOUTUBE Show links Watch the Frackman Documentary  Watch the Frackman debate a Gas lobbyistSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

42:57

EP03 - S1

2 Jul 24

Should our PM be decided by who can lift the most?

Join the Punters Politics PATREON Could a Bench Press Comp determine our PM? Join Everyday Punter's Konrad & James each week as they expose the hidden agendas, break down the odds stacked against us and explore a new way to do politics. This episode - Why does government suck? We find out just how many 'lobbyists' there are walking around parliament house.  A chat with Independent Senator David Pocock. Email in your comments, questions thoughts and ideas to: [email protected] Punters Politics on INSTAGRAM, TIKTOK & YOUTUBE Punter Citations The Guardian: Australia's political parties received $90m in dark money from donors during election year The Conversation: Lobbying 101: How interest groups influence politicians and the public to get what they want ABC News: Lobbyists outnumber politicians, code of conduct regulation Cambridge University Press: Testing Theories of American Politics: Elites, Interest Groups, and Average Citizens Grattan Institute: Who’s in the room? Access and influence in Australian politics The Conversation: Revealed: The extent of job swapping between public servants and fossil fuel lobbyists  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Should our PM be decided by who can lift the most?

Join the Punters Politics PATREON Could a Bench Press Comp determine our PM? Join Everyday Punter's Konrad & James each week as they expose the hidden agendas, break down the odds stacked against us and explore a new way to do politics. This episode - Why does government suck? We find out just how many 'lobbyists' there are walking around parliament house.  A chat with Independent Senator David Pocock. Email in your comments, questions thoughts and ideas to: [email protected] Punters Politics on INSTAGRAM, TIKTOK & YOUTUBE Punter Citations The Guardian: Australia's political parties received $90m in dark money from donors during election year The Conversation: Lobbying 101: How interest groups influence politicians and the public to get what they want ABC News: Lobbyists outnumber politicians, code of conduct regulation Cambridge University Press: Testing Theories of American Politics: Elites, Interest Groups, and Average Citizens Grattan Institute: Who’s in the room? Access and influence in Australian politics The Conversation: Revealed: The extent of job swapping between public servants and fossil fuel lobbyists  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

41:29

EP02 - S1

25 Jun 24

You were right... It's a scam

Oi Punters, WELCOME to the first episode of the Punters Politics podcast! Join Everyday Punter's Konrad & James each week as they expose the hidden agendas, break down the odds stacked against us and explore a new way to do politics. Don’t give up and get cynical, together we can create a movement of everyday punters who will change the rules, not just whinge about the odds. Okay, maybe we'll whinge a little bit but that is the part of politics we enjoy the most… Power to the punters. Email in your comments, questions thoughts and ideas to: [email protected] Follow Punters Politics on INSTAGRAM, TIKTOK & YOUTUBE Join the Punters Politics PATREON Punter Citations Australia PRRT: Oil giants under scrutiny as Treasurer Chalmers eyes federal budget - ABC News Ignore those spruiking for gas companies: Australia’s demand for gas is falling - The Australia Institute Fossil Fuel Fiesta: Australia’s coal and gas giants get more in subsidies than they pay in royalties - Michael West Gas company Santos flew Resources Minister Keith Pitt on chartered jet to Darwin event, documents reveal - Renew Economy Revealed: The extent of job swapping between public servants and fossil fuel lobbyists - The Conversation See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

You were right... It's a scam

Oi Punters, WELCOME to the first episode of the Punters Politics podcast! Join Everyday Punter's Konrad & James each week as they expose the hidden agendas, break down the odds stacked against us and explore a new way to do politics. Don’t give up and get cynical, together we can create a movement of everyday punters who will change the rules, not just whinge about the odds. Okay, maybe we'll whinge a little bit but that is the part of politics we enjoy the most… Power to the punters. Email in your comments, questions thoughts and ideas to: [email protected] Follow Punters Politics on INSTAGRAM, TIKTOK & YOUTUBE Join the Punters Politics PATREON Punter Citations Australia PRRT: Oil giants under scrutiny as Treasurer Chalmers eyes federal budget - ABC News Ignore those spruiking for gas companies: Australia’s demand for gas is falling - The Australia Institute Fossil Fuel Fiesta: Australia’s coal and gas giants get more in subsidies than they pay in royalties - Michael West Gas company Santos flew Resources Minister Keith Pitt on chartered jet to Darwin event, documents reveal - Renew Economy Revealed: The extent of job swapping between public servants and fossil fuel lobbyists - The Conversation See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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EP01 - S1

18 Jun 24


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