Program Schedule

Download PDF Version
On Air : Listen
Alternative Frequencies
Check out the online media archive

Meet the Newly Elected Socialist American Politician: Lee Carter

Monday 4th December / presented by Ray Grenfell

It is not every day that you read about an American electoral candidate celebrating their victory with their campaign team by singing a rousing rendition of Solidarity Forever.

But that's exactly what happened when Lee Carter, running on a Democratic Party ticket (but a publicly identified member of the Democratic Socialists of America), won a seat in the Virginia House of Delegates. This is the equivalent of our state parliament.

Alex Whisson and guest interviewer Giovanni Torre caught up with Lee last week, and began by asking for his thoughts on the breaking of the taboo of socialism in America, and the public's reaction to his campaign.

Tags In This Story

All live musical performances are included in our podcasts with the express permission of artists, who reserve all other rights in their music. All music used in our podcasts is licensed under an APRA Community Broadcasting license agreement.

Latest Stories

Wrong Skin, an Investigation

Monday 16th July

Wrong Skin, an Investigation

A new Fairfax-produced investigative podcast series titled Wrong Skin has just been launched. It revolves around […]

The “world’s oldest biological colour” helping us to understand evolution.

Monday 16th July

The “world’s oldest biological colour” helping us to understand evolution.

A team of scientists from the Australian National University and overseas have uncovered a 1.1 billion […]

The Spice of Crime

Monday 16th July

The Spice of Crime

Could common spices like turmeric, cinnamon and paprika be used instead of traditional black carbon powders […]

Taking Care of Business – Podcasting

Monday 16th July

Taking Care of Business – Podcasting

Sarah Tout of Voice Box Media Training explains how to make great and very listen-able podcasts.

Chief’s FIFA Fever: World Cup Final Recap

Monday 16th July

Chief’s FIFA Fever: World Cup Final Recap

RTRFM’s Chris “Chief” Wheeldon has spent a sleepless four weeks watching the World Cup and drops […]

Segue Get Their Gloves Off

Monday 16th July

Segue Get Their Gloves Off

The first album from Perth band Segue is nearly ready, but before it arrives we get […]

Squad Goals: Ryan “Brickman” McNaught

Monday 16th July

Squad Goals: Ryan “Brickman” McNaught

Every Monday morning on Breakfast with Caitlin we meet passionate people with interesting hobbies. Ryan McNaught […]

Understorey: Climate 2018 ~Cementing the Future

Friday 13th July

Understorey: Climate 2018 ~Cementing the Future

Concrete is an incredibly flexible building material, an essential material in today’s society. But bridges, buildings, […]