Why is there job insecurity in a democracy and what do we do about it? "The Great Resignation” and other lies to disempower workers. To RSVP for this Zoom event please submit your details below, following which you will be sent the Zoom link by email.
Van Badham is a writer and columnist for Guardian Australia, and co-host of the hit podcast The Week on Wednesday. Her other recent works include the non-fiction best-seller QAnon And On: A Short and Shocking History of Internet Conspiracy Cults, a stage adaptation of George Orwell’s Animal Farm for the Black Swan State Theatre Company of Western Australia, and political commentary for Channel 9’s Today Show, ABC radio and The New York Times. Ben Davison is the co-host of the hit podcast The Week on Wednesday. The former Chief of Staff at the ACTU, he now works as a consultant to the union movement and the private sector. He also serves on the board of a number of values aligned organisations, including Ballarat Group Training (BGT), the Ballarat General Cemetery Trust, and industry super fund, HESTA.
The Week on Wednesday is a proudly left-wing podcast (see here) and providing analysis through a democratic socialist lens The Week on Wednesday is a news-review podcast focused on issues that impact working people and how politics shapes material lives. It's a lo-fi, micro-budget media scrapper that takes it up to - and often beats - the big-brand players in the Australian media landscape, growing from barely 1,000 downloads in its first month to now achieving over 1,500 downloads a DAY.