PoliticsMarch 5, 2020

Politics podcast: Covid-19 and its political dimension


Ben Thomas, Annabelle Lee-Mather and Toby Manhire are not medical doctors or, in fact, doctors of any kind, but here they overcome this minor impediment and solve coronavirus.

The Gone By Lunchtime trio look at the political and economic implications of the outbreak, weigh up Jacinda Ardern’s “don’t deport your problems” broadside at Scott Morrison in Sydney, and sigh painfully at Shane Jones’s latest round of conspicuous xenophobia.

Oh, and a completely sober and non-histrionic assessment of rich people getting superannuation.

Either download this episode (right click and save)have a listen below or subscribe via Apple Podcasts and Spotify or here on Stitcher (RSS feed).

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Mad Chapman, Editor
Aotearoa continues to adapt to a new reality and The Spinoff is right there, sorting fact from fiction to bring you the latest updates and biggest stories. Help us continue this coverage, and so much more, by supporting The Spinoff Members.Madeleine Chapman, EditorJoin Members

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