Episode 101 – 20 June 2017
1:08 We look at a hard-line Christian hoping to replace Gillian Triggs as head of the Australian Human Rights Commission. Augusto Zimmerman is backed by Margaret Court and does not believe in evolution. What could possibly go wrong?
7:08 We explain why three government ministers are facing contempt of court charges.
14:26 In Canada, students at Catholic schools can refuse to attend religious classes thanks to the Canadian Charter of Rights. But that doesn’t mean Australia should have one.
19:06 We have exported our fair share of religious nutters to the United States and we can add Andrew Snelling to the list.
22:09 Shark attack victim Tiffany Johnson thanks Jesus for saving her.
25:23 The Fist argues why we should allow terrorist groups like Hezbollah to fly their flag and March in our cities.
34:44 Sunni-Shia divide gets a better explanation.
40:35 Jimmy has given us a voicemail.
43:17 A politician admits that he cannot follow Jesus and be a progressive politician at the same time.
48:24 Christina Kineally once again has a go at Catholics and introduces the term “Catholic extremist”.
54:24 Norway plans to ban the Muslim veil
1:01:52 Kenan Malik examines cultural appropriation.
1:10:18 We look at an alternative to democracy
1:19:38 We finish with more crazy Americans (chocolate milk comes from brown cows)
1:20:25 An unusual marriage in Columbia (3 gay men)
Australian Christian geologist sues Grand Canyon for religious discrimination