The World’s Radio Station

June, 17

Understanding the equality act; why Sweden is no Utopia

On this episode, we first cover the Equality Act, a bill recently passed the U.S. House of Representatives that prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity


Keisha Russell joins the podcast to break down the basics of the bill and explain how the bill would threaten religious liberty


Afterwards, Charlie Weimers joins the podcast to discuss “Sweden’s Dark Soul: The Unravelling of a Utopia,”

June, 10

Religion and Ideology in Indian Society

What is the role of religion in Indian society?

What is conservatism like in India?


Suyash Rai joins Amit Varma for a wide-ranging free-wheeling chat on these subjects.

June, 09

Should we be afraid of populism?

We explore the phenomena of populism and consider arguments for why we should, or should not, be concerned about it.


Political analysis today can be shouty and superficial, with people shaming and stereotyping those with disagree with them.


We defiantly take a different approach. Our podcast brings together people with different views to engage in respectful, thoughtful and detailed discussion on major political and cultural issues.

June, 09

The global exchange: the forgotten people of Myanmar

This episode features CGAI Fellow Sarah Goldfeder in conversation with The Hon. Bob Rae on the plight of Myanmar’s Rohingya minority, as well as the plight of forgotten peoples around the world.

June, 09

Millennials & municipalities

Host Michael Hainsworth sits down with Institute President and CEO, Bill Robson, to discuss the fiscal future of millennials and their children.


Next, Bill takes us through recent Institute rankings of municipal budgets for transparency and accuracy.


Finally, we take a sneak peek at the Institute’s upcoming federal shadow budget.

June, 08

Gender, Peace and Security

Returns for a third season with special guests Professor Jacqui True and Associate Professor Katrina Lee-Koo from the Monash Centre for Gender Peace and Security.


The pair shed light on what gender, peace and security studies entail, what happens when women are given full agency and meaningful participation in the peace process and why we need to continue standing up for under-represented groups impacted by violence.