The Looking Forward Podcast

The Looking Forward Podcast Episode 51: What Drove Holden Away?

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19 February 2020

What does the demise of Holden say about tariff protection and perennial dreams of a domestic manufacturing base? (1:53-25:40) What is the future of Australian identity now that the High Court has decided to make a third category of Australian? (25:40-45:43) Boris Johnson’s Government is looking at taking the BBC to a subscription model, so why not with the ABC and SBS? (45:43-55:14) Your hosts Scott Hargreaves and Dr Chris Berg are joined by the IPA’s Andrew Bushnell and Dara Macdonald to answer these questions and share their culture picks including the award winning 2018 film Jojo Rabbit, Eric Weinstein’s podcast The Portal, William Dalrymple’s The Anarchy, and the 1957 film Sweet Smell of Success.

Show Notes

Holden closing down, to be axed from Australia by the end of 2021

ScoMo Yet to Learn His ABC’s; Justinian the Great

Insane Obsession: Australia’s Auto Industry Waste; Chris Berg

No 10 could scrap BBC licence fee in favour of a subscription model

Against Public Broadcasting; Chris Berg and Sinclair Davidson–Chris-Berg-and-Sinclair-Davidson_p_177.html

Culture Picks

Jojo Rabbit; Taika Waititi

The Portal; Eric Weinstein

The Anarchy: The Relentless Rise of the East India Company; William Dalrymple

Sweet Smell of Success (1957); Alexander Mackendrick

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Scott Hargreaves

Scott Hargreaves is the Executive Director at the Institute of Public Affairs

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