welfare podcasts

“I’m For Grandma”: The War On Poverty, the Budget and LBJ’s Economic Vision

In this War on Poverty Conference presentation, Kent Germany discusses the War on Poverty, the United States budget,...

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Training and Care: How to Improve Our Horses’ Welfare

Sometimes we as horse people get stuck in our traditions and habits or are influenced by mythology and marketing. But...

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Legalization of Drugs

Ben and Logan discuss and debate whether or not all drugs, not just marijuana, should be legal.

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Michael McCullough on the Kindness of Strangers

Author and psychologist Michael McCullough of the University of California, San Diego talks about his book The...

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Separation and Supremacy: Laura Briggs

Child Separation Policy’s History The United States has a long history of using child separation to further...

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Three month warrant of fitness for Oranga Tamariki

Oranga Tamariki came into being in April, so it's very early days in the life of the new standalone ministry, which...

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Te Wero - Te Tai Haurauru Debate 2017

Candidates for the Maori seat of Te Tai Haurauru debate water rights, seabed mining, homelessness, economic policies,...

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Mounting challenges for resthomes

The challenges facing resthomes, and why some have an uncertain future. Kathryn Ryan talks to Esther Perriam from...

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Te Ikaroa-R?whiti: the Te Wero debate 2017

Candidates for the Maori seat of Te Ikaroa-Rawhiti debate welfare, health funding, the Ture Whenua bill, Treaty...

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Guy Standing: Universal Basic Income

Guy Standing is a professor of economics at the University of Bath and the University of London and the author of the...

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Has the government walked the walk on welfare

According to its own welfare advisory group, the government isn't doing enough to help lift people out of poverty -...

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Could a free-money-for-all scheme catch on here?

Pope Francis, Mark Zuckerberg, Bishop Desmond Tutu and Gareth Morgan all want it - a Universal Basic Income. What is...

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More permanent housing for homeless people: Victoria's largest councils urge

Victorian councils are calling on the State and Federal governments to provide more permanent housing to reduce the...

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Cancer and homelessness: a double blow for more and more Australians

It's hard enough living on the streets in winter, but imagine doing it while trying to cope with cancer. A 14 per...

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Cashless debit card trial set to be expanded to Queensland

Welfare recipients in Queensland's Wide Bay Region are expected to soon have most of their income support placed on a...

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Welfare groups call for Newstart boost

Despite announcing no change in the unemployment benefit in last night's budget, the Government has extended an...

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Govt moves to roll out welfare drug testing trial in major cities

The Government will introduce legislation next week that would see their a welfare drug testing trial rolled out...

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Govt facing criticism from health groups over welfare drug tests

The Federal Government is facing a tougher negotiation than it expected over its plan to drug test welfare...

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Current Newstart rate 'cost shifting' impacts of poverty, state and territory governments claim

The NT, ACT and West Australian governments have all joined the call to raise the rate of the Newstart allowance,...

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Inquiry warned of 'one-size-fits-all' approach to health care

A mother has told the Disability Royal Commission that medical professionals weren't equipped to treat her son...

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