December 10th, 2014
Episode 97 of 629 episodes
The federal government will introduce its new Work for the Dole plan into remote Aboriginal communities from July 2015, with job seekers having to work five days a week for 52 weeks per year; How algorithmsdon't just solve all our problems, but create much more, whether its to do with economics, culture or employment. Our western obsession with food, means that we’re wealthy enough to see food as conceptual, rather than an essential part of every day life. But while each year an estimated 24,000 cook books are published, could it be that we're now sacralizing food? Sandra Gilbert, poet, critic and memoirist, explores our relationship with food through literature, art and popular culture.
In a time where we're all threatened by a rhetoric of hate from the people in power; A Gay And A NonGay challenges many of our differences head on and promises that no matter who you are, or what you're into (Bruce Springsteen or Britney), love is love and gay and nongays can be friends. Contact us on Twitter @gaynongay