A rotating cast of the finest political minds offer up commentary on the big topics of the week. Broadcast Thursday mornings from Auckland, New Zealand.
Political Commentary w/ Prof. Jennifer Curtin: May 14, 202013/05/2020
After a crazy week in politics, Professor Jennifer Curtin joins us this Budget Day to talk about moving into Level Two, and what we're looking for in today's Budget announcement.
Political Commentary w/ Morgan Godfrey: May 7, 202006/05/2020
Morgan Godfrey joins us this morning for some hot takes on our current political climate. This week we're covering the Epidemic Response Committee and Iwi road blocks.
Political Commentary w/ Rod Oram: April 30, 202029/04/2020
This week we've got Rod Oram on the line for some Political Commentary on the economic effects of Alert Level Three. Rod chats to Rachel about how this helps small businesses and what it might look like as we move forward.
Political Commentary w/ David Slack: April 23, 202022/04/2020
David Slack is back this week with some more hot takes on our current political climate. What's happening with the National Party? What does Level 3 mean? And will we still have an election? Yikes!
Political Commentary w/ Dr. Bryce Edwards: April 16, 202015/04/2020
Dr. Bryce Edwards catches up with Rachel this morning about what's happening in the media, and why it's important for democracy, politicians pay cuts, and the epidemic response committee.
Political Commentary w/ David Slack: April 9, 202008/04/2020
David Slacks joins us with his hot takes on what we could possibly be looking toward in a more sustainable future, and Bernie Sanders ending his election campaign.
Political Commentary w/ Rod Oram: April 2, 202001/04/2020
Rod Oram joins Rachel to discuss the current and (potential) future economic impacts of the Covid-19 rāhui. Breaking things down with a bit of light at the end of the tunnel, phew.
Political Commentary w/ Morgan Godfrey: March 26, 202025/03/2020
Morgan Godfrey dials in this morning to talk about day one of the lockdown, and Covid-19 in Aotearoa.
Political Commentary w/ Shamubeel Eaqub: March 19, 202018/03/2020
Shamubeel Eaqub dials in to chat with Rachel about the government's Covid-19 Response Package, who it supports and what we can expect to see.
Political Commentary w/ David Slack: March 12, 202011/03/2020
David Slack talks Covid-19 and the National Party's 'regulations bonfire' this morning, whakarongo mai.