The 9pm Public House Forum 5

The 9pm Edict Public House Forum 5 being recorded

Ah, 2017. A year when too much politics is not enough. What a year in Australia. What a year in the world.

For the penultimate episode of this podcast for 2017, join us for this live and extremely wonkish conversation from the wilds of suburban Sydney with two smart and informed panellists.

  • Paula Matthewson aka @Drag0nista, political analyst and author.
  • Josh Taylor, news editor, BuzzFeed Australia.

This episode was recorded in front of a live audience at the West Ryde Hotel in Sydney on Sunday 17 December 2017.

There’s talk of the Bennelong by-election, Australia’s two-party political system, chocolate, the same-sex marriage postal survey, Donald Trump, China, and even the National Broadband Network. Amongst many other things.

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[Photo: The 9pm Edict Public House Forum 5 being recorded, with (left to right) Stilgherrian, Paula Matthewson, and Josh Taylor on 17 December 2017. Photo ©2017 Maria Conidaris, all rights reserved.]

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