Posted: 5:29 pm on 27th September 2013

Episode 22 – produced for the week ending 27 September 2013



Anti-competitive action and secondary boycotts,

The abolition of the Climate Commission and

The return of Radio Free China

with Trish Jha, Ben Herscovitch and Helen Rittelmeyer, produced by Matt O’Connell


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This week on the CIS Podcast we are joined by CIS expert on the not-for-profit sector Helen Rittelmeyer and CIS researcher Trisha Jha to talk about the  issues of the week.


The competition between freedom and secondary boycott restriction | We look at the proposal to remove the environmental exemption from the prohibition on secondary boycotts and whether the restriction on boycotts impact free speech.

Government funding for not-for-profits and the abolition of the Climate Commission | We look at the abolition of the Climate Commission, its reformation as a privately funded body and what the implications of this might be for government policy going forward.

Radio Free China | This week Radio Free China looks at the Bo Xilai corruption trial in the first part of a three part series on the rule of law in China.


This week’s WasteWatch segment discusses some of the more interesting funding decisions of The ARC.


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