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It is talk radio with a difference. From razor-sharp analysis of current events to the hottest debates in politics, science, philosophy and culture, this program opens up a world of ideas, putting you firmly in the big picture. Presented by Phillip Adams.

It is talk radio with a difference. From razor-sharp analysis of current events to the hottest debates in politics, science, philosophy and culture, this program opens up a world of ideas, putting you firmly in the big picture. Presented by Phillip Adams.
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Sydney, NSW

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It is talk radio with a difference. From razor-sharp analysis of current events to the hottest debates in politics, science, philosophy and culture, this program opens up a world of ideas, putting you firmly in the big picture. Presented by Phillip Adams.

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@LNLonRN

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English

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Episodes

The Great Strike of 1917

7/16/2018
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In August 1917 around 100,000 workers went on strike to protest against changes to working conditions. This panel of experts discuss the causes and consequences of this infamous strike.

Duration:00:53:29

Serial killers; white trash nation

7/12/2018
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How to catch a serial killer. America's white trash problem.

Duration:00:53:29

A look back at Frankenstein

7/11/2018
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The questions raised in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein remain relevant today.

Duration:00:53:29

Washington update, US socialism and a very English scandal

7/10/2018
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Bruce profiles new Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett M Kavanaugh, we ask what Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's win means for US socialism and backtrack to one of England's greatest political scandals of all time.

Duration:00:53:28

Canberra capers, legislating the national interest, fierce Australia

7/9/2018
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What's going on with the polls, a look at legislation passed and proposed to protect us from terrorists and cyber attack and the spookiness of the wide open land of Australia.

Duration:00:53:27

Daniel McCarthy; Germany's migration crisis; the swimming suffragettes

7/5/2018
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NATO, the trade war and Charles Krauthammer - Daniel McCarthy's USA report. Is a decades-old alliance between the two major parties in Germany about to come undone over migration? And how women got into the swim of things.

Duration:00:53:21

Will the Ramsay Centre find a new home?; Big brother is watching; Finding Nessie

7/4/2018
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Will the Ramsay Centre find a new home?

Duration:00:53:21

Bruce Shapiro's US update, can Mexico's new President deliver radical change and forensic crime-solving in Asia.

7/3/2018
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Bruce discusses Supreme Court prospects, we ask who is Mexico's AMLO and find out how forensic evidence is playing a vital role in modern crime-solving in Asia.

Duration:00:53:28

Canberra capers, being a doctor on Nauru, and a new book about the men of the Dunera

7/2/2018
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Laura Tingle joins Phillip to decipher the latest from Canberra, Dr Nick Martin shares his experiences as a doctor on Nauru and Jay Winter brings new understanding about the lives of the men who came to Australia on the Dunera in 1940, heading for internment.

Duration:00:53:27

Ian Dunt's UK; the aftermath of the Malaysian elections; the history of the piano

6/28/2018
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Ian Dunt takes us through what's making news in the UK. After the Malaysian election questions remain about whether Mahathir can re-establish independent state institutions and devolve power from the Prime Minister's office. And how the piano came to symbolise Australian nationalism.

Duration:00:53:29

Saudi update; gay hate crimes and Hernando Colón's 'Library of Everything'

6/27/2018
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Is Saudi Arabia really driving change for women, Sydney's gay-hate murders re-examined and how a sixteenth-century library in Seville became the world's first search engine.

Duration:00:53:29

Bruce Shapiro's USA; Korean war MIAs; Artic

6/26/2018
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Bruce Shapiro's report from the US. Over 7,000 military personnel are still unaccounted for from the Korean war - including 43 Australians - and newly declassified files indicate some may have been held in prisons long after their families thought they were dead.The Director of the US National Snow and Ice Data Centre, on the untold story of the melting Arctic, and what it means for all of us.

Duration:00:53:28

Canberra capers, sharing financial risk and moving on from torture

6/25/2018
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Laura Tingle joins us to talk tax again - this time company tax, how and why is financial risk being passed around and the story behind the torture of Sekai Holland and the organisation that helped her back on her feet, STARTTS.

Duration:00:53:27

Daniel McCarthy's USA; Commemorating Loss; Climate Fiction

6/21/2018
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The immigration debate; Trump's space force; has the FBI become politicised? In recent years we have seen heated debates over who and what we choose to commemorate. Cli-fi has been hailed as the new sci-fi, but could this new literary genre help save the world?

Duration:00:53:29

Sweden prepares for Russian election hacking , Was there another genocide in Rwanda?, The Uluru Statement one year on

6/20/2018
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Sweden prepares for Russian election hacking . Was there another genocide in Rwanda? The Uluru Statement one year on.

Duration:00:53:28

Bruce Shapiro's state of the nation; Comcast versus Disney; the history and future of fingerprints

6/19/2018
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Bruce Shapiro on what's happening in the United Sates of Trump; who will win the media battle of the giants and win Fox away from Rupert Murdoch - Comcast or Disney? we associate fingerprinting with crime but in fact the practise has another history.

Duration:00:53:27

Laura Tingle's week in politics; reporting under Duterte; how post-racial is the US?

6/18/2018
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Will tax cuts get through a Senate which is ever-changing - and is the ABC for sale or not? Maria Resse winner of the Golden Pen of Freedom is a reporter in Duterte's Philippines where journalists are under attack; when Barack Obama came to power pundits hailed a new, post-racial society, but how deep were those changes and how do we then account for Donald Trump?

Duration:00:53:21

Ian Dunt's UK report; the Sultan's feminist revolution; women in film

6/14/2018
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Ian Dunt on all the week's news from the UK; in Yogyakarta a Sultan's proposal that his daughter succeed him to the throne has caused stirs but is this a feminist revolution or merely a gambit to hold onto power? Why does the world of cinema remain a male prerogative even after a concerted push to get more recognition for women's stories and skills?

Duration:00:53:29

The Good Muslim debate, weaponising space and the history of pneumatic tubes

6/13/2018
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Should the government decide what makes a good Muslim, do we need a space army and the cutting-edge technology of pneumatic tubes.

Duration:00:53:29

Bruce Shapiro's USA; The Vory: Russia's Super Mafia: World Cup and geopolitics

6/12/2018
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Two very different summits in Canada and Singapore. The history and rise to political and business power of Russia's criminal gangs.

Duration:00:53:21