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A rotating cast of the finest political minds offer up commentary on the big topics of the week.

Political Commentary w/ Prof. Jennifer Curtin: January 30, 2020

Political Commentary w/ Prof. Jennifer Curtin: January 30, 2020 Jennifer Curtin: January 30, 2020, 19.75 MB
Thu 30 Jan 2020

Prof. Jennifer Curtin phones in to help us navigate politics from the last week. Covering the infrastructure budget, the election date announcement, and the latest news from the SFO on party donations.

Political Commentary w/ Rod Oram: January 23, 2020

Political Commentary w/ Rod Oram: January 23, 2020 Political Commentary w/ Rod Oram: January 23, 2020, 20.58 MB
Thu 23 Jan 2020

Rod's back to talk us through some heavy political topics, this week. Rachel and Rod discuss the latest happenings at Ihumātao, climate change education in schools, UN changes to climate refugee laws and what's going on in Davos.

Political Commentary w/ David Slack: January 16, 2020

Political Commentary w/ David Slack: January 16, 2020 Political Commentary w/ David Slack: January 16, 2020, 19.69 MB
Thu 16 Jan 2020

David Slack made it through the incredible Krypton Factor trials of getting into the 95bFM on-air studio this morning (there are a lot of construction works about), so you know his opinion is an intelligent one indeed. He and Rachel talk housing, elections, campaigning and everything else that makes people pull the covers over their eyes. Rather.

Political Commentary w/ Rod Oram: January 9, 2020

Political Commentary w/ Rod Oram: January 9, 2020 Political Commentary w/ Rod Oram: January 9, 2020, 21.64 MB
Thu 9 Jan 2020

Rod Oram is here to help us make sense of what's going on in the world this week: from America and Iran, to Australian bushfire, to Auckland house prices- 2020 is certainly off to a steep start. 

Political Commentary w/ Prof. Jennifer Curtin: December 19, 2019

Political Commentary w/ Prof. Jennifer Curtin: December 19, 2019 Jennifer Curtin: December 19, 2019, 17.89 MB
Thu 19 Dec 2019

Professor Jennifer Curtin dials in to chat about the City Mission and food poverty, climate change comissioners and the winners and not winners of this year.

Political Commentary w/ Rod Oram: December 12, 2019

Political Commentary w/ Rod Oram: December 12, 2019 Political Commentary w/ Rod Oram: December 12, 2019, 17.96 MB
Thu 12 Dec 2019

Rod Oram dials in a little later than usual this morning in the midst of political upheaval in the UK. Covering the current Election in the UK, Rod Oram runs us through what things are looking like. And bringing it a little closer to home, we talk about the Reserve Bank and fuel.

Political Commentary w/ David Slack: December 5, 2019

Political Commentary w/ David Slack: December 5, 2019 Political Commentary w/ David Slack: December 5, 2019, 18.96 MB
Thu 5 Dec 2019

Lucky for us, David Slack's in the studio to break down some of the hefty political happenings that have come out of this week. Covering the draft of the Cannabis Legislation Bill, banning foreign donations for political parties and National's Law and Order document. Wowee.

Political Commentary w/ Dr. Bryce Edwards: November 21, 2019

Political Commentary w/ Dr. Bryce Edwards: November 21, 2019 Bryce Edwards: November 21, 2019, 17.07 MB
Thu 21 Nov 2019

We're keeping it local on Political Commentary, this morning. Dr. Bryce Edwards chats to Rachel about the complicated relationship between wealth and politics amidst the last debarcle with NZ First, what's happening at Ihumātao, and child poverty in Aotearoa.

Political Commentary w/ David Slack: November 14, 2019

Political Commentary w/ David Slack: November 14, 2019 Political Commentary w/ David Slack: November 14, 2019, 20.74 MB
Thu 14 Nov 2019

David's very well, and thank you for asking! He's also hot on the topics of zero carbon; maunga replanting and teal politics. Ooo-er.

Political Commentary w/ Dr. Bryce Edwards: November 7, 2019

Political Commentary w/ Dr. Bryce Edwards: November 7, 2019 Bryce Edwards: November 7, 2019, 17.12 MB
Thu 7 Nov 2019

Winnie-the-Kingmaker's at it again, this time 'it' being, erm, sueing the government for breach of privacy. As you do.