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With a focus on international politics and business, Saturday Extra talks to expert commentators about the things that matter to Australians. Presented by Geraldine Doogue.

With a focus on international politics and business, Saturday Extra talks to expert commentators about the things that matter to Australians. Presented by Geraldine Doogue.
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Sydney, NSW

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With a focus on international politics and business, Saturday Extra talks to expert commentators about the things that matter to Australians. Presented by Geraldine Doogue.

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English

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Saturday Extra ABC Radio National GPO Box 9994 Sydney 2001 (02) 8333 1650


Episodes

Irish housing crash, APEC, Victorian elections and migration and the other side of Thomas Cromwell

11/16/2018
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What lessons can we learn from the Irish housing crisis; will the APEC summit benefit PNG; on the campaign trail in regional Victoria; culture and politics in Victoria and Diarmaid MacCulloch on Thomas Cromwell.

Duration:01:24:31

US midterm analysis, Timor oil and spies, Pacific investment, Mary Robinson, League of Nations and Indigenous soldiers

11/9/2018
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US midterm election analysis; Timor Leste, oil and spies, Morrison moves into the Pacific, Mary Robinson on climate change, new documents provide insights into the League of Nations operations and stories of Indigenous soldiers dating from the Boer War.

Duration:00:04:04

US mid-term elections; housing; suffocation of democracy; Latin America during WWII and Adam Smith revisited

11/2/2018
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What are the odds in the US mid term elections; housing, it' not just about buying; the suffocation of democracy; the battle of South America during World War II and what exactly did Adam Smith think and represent.

Duration:01:24:26

Brazil elections, do we need a new political party, A Foreign Affair, remembering South Africa's struggle and Princess Margaret

10/26/2018
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Strong man politics in Brazil; does Australia need a new political party; A Foreign Affair; remembering the anti-apartheid struggle and the former royal "it" woman, Princess Margaret.

Duration:01:24:58

Gambling in NSW; the politics of reporting corruption; what next Saudi Arabia? the possibilities of #MeToo; Invisible Countries and Caroline Wilson

10/19/2018
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The future of gambling in NSW. The politics of reporting on corruption. Where to next with the death of Jamal Khashoggi. The possibilities of #MeToo. Invisible Countries. Kicking goals with Caroline Wilson.

Duration:01:20:17

Khashoggi & Saudi Arabia; Improving financial capability; Political access and influence; Tobacco free portfolios; Australian places

10/12/2018
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Jamal Khashoggi's Saudi Arabia. Improving our financial capability. The vested interests driving Australia's policy decisions. Tobacco free portfolios. The hidden past of Australia's towns and places.

Duration:01:24:21

India's progressive Supreme Court; Vietnam; Moneyland - A story of 21st century wealth and power; Laura Tingle on 'leadership'; The Spirit of Endeavour

10/5/2018
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India's progressive Supreme Court. Doing business in Vietnam. Moneyland - A story of 21st century wealth and power. Laura Tingle on 'leadership'. The Spirit of Endeavour.

Duration:01:24:24

Erdogan goes to Germany; Duties and responsibilities of a chairman; Is fracking sitting on an unstable footing? A Foreign Affair; rethinking cement and its emissions.

9/28/2018
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Erdogan changes his tune on Germany. Chairs under pressure. Could fracking set off the next financial crisis? A Foreign Affair - Iran, Female Foreign Ministers summit; Broadcasting to Asia/Pacific. Rethinking cement.

Duration:01:22:34

Media moguls in the political spotlight; Macron reinvents France; Why so many Royal Commissions; Showcasing ancient Rome; Idleness

9/21/2018
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Macron's quest to reinvent France. Media moguls face continued scrutiny over spill. Trending now: Royal Commissions. Roman culture and empire. Is idleness a vice or a virtue?

Duration:01:24:19

Bannon's masterplan; Life insurance anyone? Inside the GFC with Gordon de Brouwer; An economic strategy for India and Australia; Autobiography of Claire Tomalin

9/14/2018
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Bannon's European 'masterplan'. Life Insurance anyone? A decade after the GFC. Roadmap for a bold new India economic strategy. Claire Tomalin's autobiography. Hugh Riminton on GFC.

Duration:01:24:09

Brexit threatens Tory unity; New cyber security laws spark privacy fears; End of the post-Cold War era; Human rights in the age of AI; In Byron's Wake

9/7/2018
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Brexit mess. Cyber surveillance. George Friedman on how the GFC ended the myth of liberalism. Making AI human centred. In Byron's Wake.

Duration:01:24:27

Julie Bishop legacy; Germany's 'new western order'?; the effects of the mining boom; China and Australia forum; Peter Doherty, the incidental tourist

8/31/2018
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Bishop's legacy. New Western Order. The effects of the mining boom. Forum: the challenges of the Australia-China relationship. The Incidental Tourist.

Duration:01:24:10

Liberal leadership crisis; What pokies contribute to the economy; How Democracy Ends; A Foreign Affair: Indonesia, America and its Japanese bases

8/24/2018
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A new Prime Minister. The economic impact of poker machines . How Democracy Ends. A Foreign Affair - August.

Duration:01:24:25

Turkish contagion? Clubs & Penalty Rates Space lawfare; missile defence systems; the opioid crisis in America; An Australian heist

8/17/2018
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Turkey contagion. The clubs fighting to keep penalty rates. Space lawfare. The 'new age' of missile defence. America's Opioid Crisis. Australia's biggest gold heist.

Duration:01:24:09

Superannuation funds; Egypt on the edge; Debating immigration; the psychological effects of inequality; world's longest ship chase

8/10/2018
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Superannuation trustees. Egypt on the edge. Debating immigration. The psychological effects of inequality. World's longest ship chase.

Duration:01:25:01

A dangerous moment for Iran; Electoral crisis in Zimbabwe; the power of Central Bankers; Portugal's revival vis a vis Greek poverty; Robert Drewe

8/3/2018
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A dangerous moment for Iran. Zimbabwean election. Restoring the legitimacy of central banks. Portugal's revival. Short stories of the sea.

Duration:01:24:20

Nicaragua crisis; Alan Finkel on education; Media merger and Macquarie Bank leader change; A Foreign Affair; How to plan a 'good death'

7/27/2018
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Nicaragua in crisis. Too much talk not enough content. Farewell to Fairfax and Macquarie Bank CEO. A Foreign Affair . How to achieve a 'good' death.

Duration:01:24:03

Pakistan elections; Will Adani coal mine proceed? Trump and treason; Reclaiming populism; Hemingway's Cuba; and the reinvention of Paris

7/20/2018
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Is Pakistan's upcoming election Imran Khan's best chance of victory? Adani funding claims. Treason. What does populism really mean? Hemingway's Havana. Reinventing Paris.

Duration:01:24:55

UK government in chaos; Germany NATO & Trump; Broadcasting in the Pacific; Australia's Reconciliation Action Plans; The Cult of Napoleon

7/13/2018
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Brexit and the Tory Party. Trump shocks European allies. Broadcasting into the Pacific. Reconciliation Action Plans. The Cult of Napoleon.

Duration:01:25:03

Anti-radicalisation in Indonesia; Poland protests; Obsession with the Angloshpere; How 'America First' might affect Australia; Settling Syria; Alberto Manguel's library

7/6/2018
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Can Australia and Indonesia be friends? Tensions come to a head in Poland. Obsessed with the Anglosphere. How 'America First' might affect Australia. A solution for Syria. Packing up a personal library.

Duration:01:24:24