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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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Episodes

Canberra capers, Ireland's abortion vote, the Africans living in Guangzhou

5/21/2018
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Laura Tingle joins us for the latest from Canberra, as Ireland's vote on abortion gets closer, so is the result according to polls and the fascinating life of traders from all over Africa who are making a living in the city of Guangzhou in China.

Duration:00:53:21

Ian Dunt's UK, Google Duplex, life on a cow farm

5/17/2018
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Ian Dunt on all the new from the UK; is Google Duplex able to replicate the human brain? Going back to the family cow farm.

Duration:00:53:22

Gaza; New Caledonia's independence referendum and why bats are misunderstood.

5/16/2018
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Is there any chance of peace in Gaza? Do voters in New Caledonia's independence debate want 'Frexit'? And, last but not least, we get to the deep, dark root of chiropterophobia.

Duration:00:53:22

Bruce Shapiro's USA; How curiosity can change the world; Marcia Langton's Welcome to Country

5/15/2018
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American Jews, Israel and Trump's Middle East policy. Can a love of certainty lead to nationalism, xenophobia and fundamentalism. Where do you want to go for your next holiday? LNL has got you sorted.

Duration:00:53:21

Canberra capers, the Iranian deal and the ethics of adopting heritage in India

5/14/2018
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Laura joins us to interpret the polls which are telling us wildly divergent stories, is regime change Trump's goal behind pulling out of the Iran deal, and in India we discuss whether it is good policy to have private companies adopting heritage sites.

Duration:00:53:21

David Christian on the idea of Big History

5/10/2018
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David Christian's new book explores the idea of a shared humanity in which our Paleolithic ancestors and Neolithic farmers play as important a role as the rulers, emperors and conquerors who have dominated scholarship.

Duration:00:53:21

On shaky ground: PNG's natural gas project: Hopes fade on Manus for Behrouz Boochani: The science of jellyfish

5/9/2018
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1. PNG’s LNG project was supposed to deliver billions to PNG’s economy and people. Instead it’s delivered billions to western operators and the local landowners haven’t yet received any royalties.

Duration:00:53:21

Bruce Shapiro; Bangladesh; Dictator literature

5/8/2018
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New York Resignations, West Virginia Senate campaign and waiting on the Iran deal decision. The indigenous people of the Chittagong Hill Tracts are facing increasing pressure and violence from the military to make way for Bengali settlers. If a love of literature and poetry make us better people, how to explain why so many of 20th century depots wrote so many books?

Duration:00:53:22

Laura Tingle's budget preview and the importance of precision engineering

5/7/2018
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Laura Tingle explains why Santa is coming early this year and Simon Winchester explains the significance of precision engineering in getting us to where we are today.

Duration:00:53:21

Ian Dunt's UK, Johann Hari uncovers the causes of depression; Steve Coll on Pakistan's Directorate S

5/3/2018
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The fallout from the Windrush scandal and all the other news from the UK with Ian Dunt; Steve Coll's new book about the US's wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan focuses on a highly secret wing of Pakistani intelligence called Directorate S; what are the real causes of depression and are drugs the answer?

Duration:00:53:22

Iran Nuclear deal; Richard Lloyd Parry; An Ethiopian tale

5/2/2018
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Can the Iran nuclear deal survive after May 12th? Richard Lloyd Parry's book, Ghosts of the Tsunami, tackles the giant story of Japan's 2011 catastrophe by focusing on a small, poignant corner of loss.Over 100 years ago Ethiopia was known as the Abyssinian Empire, and was a country which had remained unchanged and unconquered for almost 1,600 years.

Duration:00:53:21

Washington update; Rastas in Ethiopia and twentieth-century peacemakers.

5/1/2018
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Bruce Shapiro brings us the latest from the U.S., we find out why Jamaican Rastafarians are returning home to Africa and ask what lessons can be learnt from twentieth-century peacemakers.

Duration:00:53:22

Canberra capers, the trial of an African dictator and the new glamourous CEO society

4/30/2018
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Laura Tingle joins us with the latest from Canberra in the lead up to the May budget, we find out what are the repercussions of the trial of the former dictator of Chad for human rights protections, and just what are the consequences of the rise of the super CEOs.

Duration:00:53:21

Daniel McCarthy's America; Why the incel movement hates women; Netflix: The battle for our eyeballs

4/26/2018
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As the mid term elections approach both parties seem stuck in a vision of the past. Why is President Trump attracting such strong backing from conservative Christians?: Alek Manassian has been charged with the murder of ten people in Toronto in Canada after running pedestrians down in a van. What do we know about his motivations?: On-demand entertainment company Netflix has more than 125 million subscribers world wide but as Disney and Amazon attempt to replicate the model it is has...

Duration:00:53:21

Mystery aeroplanes; The Secret wonders of structures

4/25/2018
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Dreaming of war, seeing aeroplanes, the mystery aeroplane panic in Australia 1918."Engineering," says Indian-born structural engineer Roma Agrawal, "has created the fabric of our lives and shaped the spaces in which we live and work", and yet our engineers remain unsung heroes.

Duration:00:53:21

Washington washup, West Papuan violence and the original Siamese twins

4/24/2018
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Bruce Shapiro dissects whether the Democratic Party's decision to sue is a good one, we find out the sources of the continuing violence in West Papua and we hear the remarkable story of the original Siamese twins, Chang and Eng.

Duration:00:53:21

Laura Tingle reports on the week in politics, Europe shuts down on migration and India Now, the great democratic experiment

4/23/2018
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Fallout from the banking Royal Commission continues. The number of migrants arriving in Europe has abated, so why does anti-migrant sentiment continue to drive news and politics? India's democracy is now 70, what are its successes and where is it vulnerable?

Duration:00:53:21

Ian Dunt's UK; the long history of expelling diplomats; populism

4/19/2018
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Theresa May faces the heat on several fronts as she tries to navigate the strikes against Syria and CHOGM; does expelling diplomats have any actual effect - or does it require a broader strategy? And why is political populism so popular right now?

Duration:00:53:51

18th April, 2018

4/18/2018
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Wife to one president, mother to another, Barbara Bush who died today was in her own way an unconventional political figure. Can liberals and conservatives survive together in the Liberal Party. On the eve of Passover 1943 60 000 Polish Jews living under Nazi occupation revolted, marking the most significant moments of Jewish resistance during the holocaust, 75 years on the history is being contested in modern Israel.

Duration:00:53:22

Cohen and Comey, blasphemy in Indonesia on the rise and what happened when NZ sent us their convicts

4/17/2018
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Former FBI Director James Comey reveals all in his book while Michael Cohen tries unsuccessfully to hide all, the complaints of blasphemy against Sukwamati Sukarnoputri are explained and we find out what happened when New Zealand sent some of their criminals to Tasmania.

Duration:00:53:22

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