Does Australian fascism start at 9pm?

Screenshot of Tony Abbott from “A message from the Prime Minister”, 20 June 2015: click for podcast websiteDoes the Australian government realise that it’s smashing core concepts of a modern liberal democracy with hammers of political expediency?

In the 21 June episode of The 9pm Edict podcast, there’s quite a bit about Australia’s sleepwalk towards authoritarianism.

Donald Trump demonstrates some modern thinking. Former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd submits to a Voight-Kampff test. And Senator Jacqui Lambie lays down the law on renewable energy.

And there’s talk of windfarms, wind turbine syndrome, and a lack of science. Also, Tony Abbott, terrorism, George Brandis, poetry, and a little bit about fascism.

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