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Sexual Harassment in NZ Politics w/ National Council of Women

Sexual Harassment in NZ Politics w/ National Council of Women Sexual Harassment in NZ Politics w/ National Council of Women, 24.24 MB
Tue 21 Jul 2020

Trigger warning: this piece discusses sexual harassment and assault extensively.

As reports of ex-MP Andrew Falloon's sexaully explicit messages to a teenager surface concurrently with new developments in the allegations against MP Jami-Lee Ross, Hanna investigates the scope of New Zealand's sexual harassment problem in the political sphere. She also interviewed Lisa Lawrence, President for National Council of Women of New Zealand, on why sexual harassment is so pervasive in politics, and on the wider context that informs it.

Auckland Transport Infrastructure Announcement w/ Julie Anne Genter: July 21, 2020

Auckland Transport Infrastructure Announcement w/ Julie Anne Genter: July 21, 2020 Auckland Transport Infrastructure Announcement w/ Julie Anne Genter: July 21, 2020, 6.11 MB
Tue 21 Jul 2020

Last week the government revealed its Auckland transport infrastructure plan, which will create 800 jobs through a $182 million dollar investment. Jemima Huston spoke to Associate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter about the announcement and how it compares to the National Party's proposed transport policy. 

The Big Q: What does the future hold for the United States Supreme Court? July 21, 2020

The Big Q: What does the future hold for the United States Supreme Court? July 21, 2020 The Big Q: What does the future hold for the United States Supreme Court? July 21, 2020, 38.85 MB
Tue 21 Jul 2020

Since the 2016 election, the US Supreme Court has become a lightning rod political issue on both sides of the political divide. The Trump Administration has named two new associate justices and many court watchers expect the court to shift to the right politically and judicially. What do the decisions made by the Supreme Court in 2020 mean for the future of American politics? What is the future of the Court? And how does this influence the relationship between the Supreme Court and the other branches of government? Doug Becker speaks with Sanford Levinson, Erwin Chemerinsky, and Alison Dundes Renteln.

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Gender Politics: The Media Framing of a Leadership Race: July 21, 2020

Gender Politics: The Media Framing of a Leadership Race: July 21, 2020 Gender Politics: The Media Framing of a Leadership Race: July 21, 2020, 42.48 MB
Tue 21 Jul 2020

With the announcement last week that Judith Collins will lead the National Party as Leader of the Opposition into the upcoming election, Jemima Huston has been thinking about gender politics. Jemima speaks to political commentator, Jennifer Curtin, about how the media frames women politicians. They talk about the media coverage of Collins and Ardern going "head to head" for leadership with a comparison to Helen Clark and Jenny Shipley in 1999. 

The Wire with Jemima: July 21, 2020

The Wire with Jemima: July 21, 2020 The Wire with Jemima: July 21, 2020, 106.87 MB
Tue 21 Jul 2020

On the Wire today, Jemima speaks to Associate Minister of Transport Julie Anne Genter about the governments Auckland transport infrastructure reveal. They also discuss the National Party's multi-billion dollar transport plan. 

With the announcement last week that Judith Collins will lead the National Party as Leader of the Opposition, Jemima has been thinking about gender politics. Jemima speaks to political commentator, Jennifer Curtin, about how the media frames women politicians going "head to head".

As reports of ex-MP Andrew Falloon's sexaully explicit messages to a teenager surface concurrently with new developments in the allegations against MP Jami-Lee Ross, Hanna investigates the scope of New Zealand's sexual harassment problem in the political sphere. She talks to Lisa Lawrence, President for National Council of Women of New Zealand, on why sexual harassment is so pervasive in politics. 

 

The Clean Energy Plan and Maternity Fund

The Clean Energy Plan and Maternity Fund The Clean Energy Plan and Maternity Fund, 19.55 MB
Mon 20 Jul 2020

Zoe Larsen Cumming has her weekly chat to James Shaw, this week on the Clean Energy Plan and how the Green's hope to help businesses and public services become more eco-friendly. They also talk about the new maternity fund announcement and how to improve the experiences of women and babies before, during and post child birth.  

The Southern Cross: July 20, 2020

The Southern Cross: July 20, 2020 The Southern Cross: July 20, 2020, 18.66 MB
Mon 20 Jul 2020

This week on the Southern Cross, Zoe Larsen Cumming interviews Pacific Media Watch contributing editor Sri Krishnamurthi on the anti-terror law in the Phillipines, Fiji's economic recovery budget, Bauer Media, and publications in the Solomon Islands. 

The Wire with Zoë: July 20, 2020

The Wire with Zoë: July 20, 2020 The Wire with Zoë: July 20, 2020 , 97.86 MB
Mon 20 Jul 2020

On the Wire today for our regular segment with Green party co-leader James Shaw, Zoë and James spoke about the Clean Energy Plan and supporting businesses to become more eco-friendly, and the maternity fund. 

On the Southern Cross, Zoë and Sri Krishnamurthi spoke on the anti-terror law in the Phillipines, Fiji's economy, Bauer Media, and publications in the Solomon Islands. 

Justin Wong and Corey Fuimaono brought a report on New Zealand First's party launch. 

Finally, Nirvana Halder brought a piece on neurological issues from Covid 19. 

The Neurological Impact of Covid-19: July 20, 2020

The Neurological Impact of Covid-19: July 20, 2020 The Neurological Impact of Covid-19: July 20, 2020, 10.1 MB
Mon 20 Jul 2020

Are doctors missing out on signs of potential brain disorders triggered by COVID-19?
In a recent study done in the UK, a small pool of 40 Covid-19 patients were examined for
their developed neurological problems. Nirvana Haldar speaks to Jasper Morrow, a Neurologist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, about the study. 

The Big Q: What does the future hold for liberal arts education? July 20, 2020

The Big Q: What does the future hold for liberal arts education? July 20, 2020 The Big Q: What does the future hold for liberal arts education? July 20, 2020, 27.09 MB
Mon 20 Jul 2020

Universities are increasingly wanting to appeal to students who look to their study as a training period for future employment. However, this has put traditional liberal arts subjects like philosophy and sociology at risk. What does the future look like for liberal arts education in light of this trend? Doug Becker speaks with Robert E. Williams, Alexandra Monchick, and Michael Theune.

For more stories like this head to www.thebigq.org