Webinars, podcasts and readings

Balmain Institute

Thursday evening April 7 – in person – Margo Kingston “Independents: the candidates, the government’s response and the state of play”. Reserve on the Institute’s website.

The Policy Post

Martyn Goddard’s Policy Post. Which state has the worst hospitals? Why the Coalition can enjoy a swing in marginal seats and win the election.

Australia Institute

Tuesday April 5, 1300 AEDT, “Poll position” – a fortnightly session on federal politics with Katharine Murphy, Richard Denniss and Pete Lewis.

The Australia Institute webinars are free, but registration is essential. See the Institute’s webinars webpage.

UTS Uncomfortable Conversations with Josh Szeps

See their website for the latest weekly podcasts. “Michael Kimmage, Obama’s Ukraine chief”.

Democracy Sausage

A fortnightly look at politics and current affairs, hosted by Mark Kenny “with expert analysis and discussion from researchers at the Australian National University and beyond”. This week “Will the government get a budget bounce?” See the website.

Nicholas Gruen

Nicholas Gruen’s reading and listening. Now a special collection of readings on Ukraine and the post-Covid economy.

Joseph Walker’s Jolly Swagman

See his weekend reading and selected links, accessible through his newsletter. His March 26 list has articles “Applying history in real time: a tale of two crises”, “Can we save the planet by shrinking the economy?”, “What real economic warfare looked like”, “Brian Eno on ‘scenius’”, “The speech prepared for Nixon to give if Apollo 11 failed”.