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Ed Blakely has served in different capacities under a succession of presidential administrations, has guided government policy on urban planning and is a widely cited academic. My name is Sean Britten, and each week, Ed and I have a chat about what’s the latest news out of the United States, talking everything politics, planning and policy from sea to shining sea. US of Ed typically talks issues on a week by week basis, but check out some of our more timeless specials: SPECIAL: MLK's legacy ...
 
In all areas of science and discovery, there are women working on acquiring new knowledge and solving problems. But even in 2018, Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) suffer from a lack of women representation. The experiences of women working in these fields often remain unheard in industries still just beginning to navigate their way out of an established male-dominated culture.In this series brought to you by the UTS Athena SWAN pilot, early and mid-career wo ...
 
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"Where is the growing population? It's not older, white males." Corporations have come out swinging over new Republican voting restrictions, and Republicans are fighting back but don't want to hurt the money. And with bipartisanship now a distant memory, Biden is pushing ahead on infrastructure plans and likely another couple of big bills through c…
 
"You couldn't give Stacey Abrams a better platform for her next election." Voting rights are looking to become a key battle for the Biden administration, with Republicans in Georgia drawing widespread criticisms for their new restrictions and Democrats fighting back with the 'For the People' Act. Meanwhile, we have a better idea than ever about the…
 
"These kinds of killings went way, way down, and then the National Rifle Association got rid of [the Brady Bill] and they've gone back up." Just as it seemed America was reopening and getting back on track, news of two mass shootings, one in Atlanta and one in Colorado, hit our screens, the Colorado shooting coming only days after the blocking of a…
 
"What [Joe Biden is] doing is the same thing anyone does when they know they have the lead, and that is extending it." COVID vaccinations and relief, confirmations, and another big infrastructure bill on the way while the White House remains quiet and scandal free, it seems like everything is going Joe Biden's way. Trouble is brewing in the Asia re…
 
"You get people up on their feet, in their homes, little money in their pocket, they need a job and that's where he's going after next." We're learning more all the time about the $1.9 Trillion COVID relief bill set to be passed by the Biden administration, with family payments, and provisions for native governments and black farmers outlining a ne…
 
"Ted Cruz is a cruise missile heading to oblivion." Fallout from the unprecedented cold front to hit the southern states has seen skyrocketing power bills for Texas residents and Ted Cruz forced to return from a family trip to Cancun with his tail between his legs. Meanwhile, the United States has surpassed a milestone that no one ever wanted to se…
 
"For the past four years we've paid attention to politics rather than policy." Donald Trump's second impeachment trial ended this week in an unsurprising acquittal and some are looking to take justice in other ways, but at what point can we stop paying attention to this fiasco? Let's talk policy instead, with economists warning millions of jobs are…
 
"Donald Trump's new lawyers, it looks like he went so deep in the barrel he got frogs, were not able to mount a decent opening set of arguments." Donald Trump's second impeachment trial underway at time of recording this week, a devastating case brought by Democrats to meagre defence but how much patience do we really have for proceedings? Meanwhil…
 
"Biden, as he said yesterday, I'm not doing any governing yet, I'm just trying to get to the point where I can." Analysing the latest executive orders to come across the desk of Joe Biden including a new direction on immigration and push for American manufacturing, plus shoving $1.9 trillion of COVID relief across the line without bipartisan debate…
 
"There are a lot of systemic inequalities that exist in the US and I think even starting to chip away will mean tremendous progress." Ed and Sean are joined again by Dana Rawls and Stephanie Zuniga-Maher from Democrats Abroad this week in a supersized chat! One week in and the Biden Administration has hit the ground running, we discuss the latest c…
 
"Talking about healing... Talking to the soul of America." Joe Biden has officially been sworn in as President of the United States of America, with Kamala Harris making history as his VP. Already the Biden administration is coming out swinging with a slew of executive orders looking at tackling the COVID crisis and breaking down the legacy of the …
 
"The battle's not over, but at least we all have the same direction now." 2020 has been one for the history books, and most of us will be happy to see it consigned to history as well. Looking at the highs and lows of the year for the United States, including COVID-19 and the complete mismanagement that has led now to over 300,000 deaths. The ups an…
 
"You'd think they'd want to give people a Christmas present, a little turkey in the stocking or whatever." Looking at the latest Joe Biden cabinet picks and just how difficult the confirmation process is going to be, depending on the results in Georgia. And coming into Christmas, Mitch McConnell is more interested in playing Scrooge and leaving a m…
 
"What [Biden is] trying to do is get people who know how to run the government, it's been mismanaged for four years." Taking a look at Joe Biden's picks so far for cabinet positions, and how they're likely to shape policy and foreign relations going forward. The transition preceding in earnest, yet it seems the Trump administration can't resist som…
 
Leading into the close of the ballots, Ed and Sean literally counted down the final few hours of the election race in a broadcast for 2ser 107.3 (9am - 12pm AEDT) Discussing the states to watch and senate turnout, the battle for the soul of America, voter suppression and intimidation, what the mandate will be depending on Senate results and more...…
 
"Go blue." Coming into the final week of the election race and all the polls look good for Joe Biden, but it's only the one on election day that counts. Amy Coney Barrett has been quickly confirmed ahead of the result as well though, raising fears about her role in a potential voting stalemate and questions about the future of the court. Talking th…
 
"He's out of money, he's out of time, and he's out of games he can play." As we enter the final stretch, Trump is running the same plays as 2016 but looking a great deal more unsteady on his feet, while Democrats have learned to duck and weave. With voters on track for a record number of early turnouts, however, Americans seem largely decided even …
 
"A lot of people are saying, this is my right, this is my privilege, this is my duty as an American, and I'm not going to throw that aside." In this supersized special, Ed and Sean are once again joined by Dana Rawls and Stephanie Zuniga-Maher to take a look at the polls, key states, and key issues two weeks out from election day on November 3rd. L…
 
"Trump keeps talking about someone stealing the election - it seems to be his side." The plot to kidnap Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer, while the perpetrators were almost certainly emboldened by Donald Trump, does it benefit him and could we see more in the event of a Joe Biden victory? Amy Coney Barrett's hearings have been a shambolic affair …
 
"There's no hiding from this now... but the Republicans want to make lemonade out of these lemons." In a fresh, chaotic twist to an already chaotic race, late last week it was announced Donald Trump and other top Republican figures had contracted COVID-19. Looking at the way in which both sides scrambled to turn the news to their advantage, and wha…
 
"There's an opening that we can flip the Senate, that Democrats can take back the Senate." All eyes have been on the race to the White House, with media and polls focused on who will be America's next president. But to really decide the future of the nation, the race to control the Senate could be much more important. Ed and Sean are joined by Dana…
 
"It was a shameful exhibition, but more damaging is the damage it did to the United States around the world." Unravelling the mess that was the first presidential debate, where the most lucid statements Donald Trump had to make were calling for white supremacists to stand by and for voter intimidation. Trump's taxes, or lack thereof, also finally r…
 
"Her steady hand on issues of social justice, civil justice, her pioneering ways." From humble beginnings through fighting for feminism to taking a seat on the highest court of the land, Ruth Bader Ginsburg became an icon and inspiration to people, not just in the United States but around the world. Ed and Sean are joined by Dana Rawls and Stephani…
 
"The nuclear option is the only one remaining." Sadly, this week saw the passing of Supreme Court Justice and feminist icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg. While a full accounting of her legacy is yet to be felt, literally within an hour of the announcement of her passing Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell was quick to say the Senate would expedite Trump'…
 
"Racial and economic justice, healthcare, honesty in bureaucracy, restoring international relationships. Making America honest again." The Democratic Convention was a showstopper this week, as Joe Biden officially accepted the mantle of his party's presidential candidate and Kamala Harris made history as his running mate. First though, we know that…
 
"People in the suburbs... they don't care what colour she is, they know she's real." Kamala Harris has been at long last confirmed as Joe Biden's running mate, so what factors are going to work for and against her in November? And what can we expect from next week's Democratic convention? Republicans also have dirty tricks up their sleeves, hacking…
 
"The ongoing economy is falling even faster, so this is something deeper than the Depression, I don't know how the United States gets out of this." Widely denounced and largely in-character, Trump's calls to delay the November election may come to nothing but they did serve to distract away from the States' dire economic position. But his constant …
 
"Trump did so much damage and the nation is so far behind, that's going to be a really tough catch-up but a very necessary one." Bumper episode this week as Ed and Sean look at what's in the Democratic platform for 2020, both foreign and domestic. How might relations with China be improved under Biden? What about Russia and Syria? What approach are…
 
"There's people who now want him out at any cost, and it may be bloody." It's been a concern for some time now, but following fresh comments this week what happens if Trump loses in November but refuses to accept the results? How likely even is such a possibility? And with the current strategy on COVID of shutting eyes, putting fingers in ears and …
 
"It took the Supreme Court to wrest justice back for America and give the nation some spine." No man is above the law declares the latest Supreme Court decision regarding Donald Trump's financial records, limiting the presidential power Trump has been relying on to keep himself above prosecution. Although the public may not see those records before…
 
"The president knew nothing, and didn't want to know." Big week this week as Ed and Sean talk bounties offered by Russia on US soldiers, and why it seems the supposedly pro-military Trump did nothing to defend American lives. Plus picking apart the Democrats' Green New Deal, hope for a brighter tomorrow or purely political exercise? Plus the latest…
 
"He can't declare a victory anywhere, everything looks like a failure." What was meant to be a triumphant return to the campaign trail for Donald Trump ended up a fizzling failure in Tulsa, with rows upon rows of empty seats and abandoned overflow areas, but is there more it can tell us about the 2020 campaign? And is Biden doing much better? Meanw…
 
"Their ability to put other people down because of their sexual orientation, because their skin colour, or whatever, is coming to an end." Good news out of the Supreme Court for LGBTQ rights in what's being called the most important decision out of the court in this area since marriage equality was put into law in 2015. Good news and bad for black …
 
"He's tried to pin this tail on every donkey... and each time it has failed." Obamagate limps on into this week but we're no clearer on understanding what's behind it and even as a distraction it seems like a loser. Then again, even as we approach 100,000 US deaths from COVID we're still talking about it, so maybe it's working after all? Also, as t…
 
"Last minute, last deal... Making it worse is his promise." With the economy down, failed promises and Trump facing criticism over lives lost due to his disastrous COVID-19 response, get ready for more and more diversions starting with Obamagate. Meanwhile the Supreme Court set to decide on releasing Trump's financial dealings and tearing down the …
 
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