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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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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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Episodes

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 created...

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

Laura Tingle's Canberra update; what did the bombings in Syria accomplish? India now - building cities for a billion people

4/16/2018
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In its second phase, the banking commission took on financial planners and uncovered some uncomfortable truths. What are the political legal and human implications of the bombing of Syria - and will it protect civilians from attacks by Assad? Indian cities struggle to accommodate millions of people - is there any logic to their design and how could they be better built?

Duration:00:53:21

Daniel McCarthy's US report; The bureaucracy behind ISIS; The architectural sacking of Paris

4/12/2018
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The announcement by Paul Ryan, Republican speaker of the House, that he is quitting politics, has implications for the mid term elections and for the factions within the Republican party. Who is he and why is he quitting? And all the rest of the week's political news from the US: Alongside the brutality of the ISIS regime sat a sometimes surprisingly efficient bureaucracy: Will the latest proposed skyscraper developments in Paris spell an end to its classical beauty?

Duration:00:53:22

Lula's arrest; China: end of an era?; Death of Stalin

4/11/2018
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The political consequences of the conviction and imprisonment of former president of Brazil, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. Is it possible that China, the world's rising superpower, could be undermining its own future status? Armando Iannucci's new film is about Stalin, his death after years of inflicting terror, the powerplay to succeed him, the evil characters in his court. It's also a comedy.

Duration:00:53:22

Bruce Shapiro's USA report; the cultural history of mesmerism; Shakoofeh Azar

4/10/2018
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Bruce Shapiro on the state of the nation; in 19th century America, putting people into trances for fun or profit became a fast spreading fad and a central part of the rise of modernity; author Shakoofeh Azar's novel, one of the contenders for the Stella prize, uses magic realism to tell an intensely political story.

Duration:00:53:21

Canberra politics with David Crowe; Robert Mercer's 'Dark Money'; Why #MeToo Doesn't translate in China

4/9/2018
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Canberra capers with David Crowe. How Robert Mercer's 'dark money' was spent in the 2016 US presidential election. Why #MeToo Doesn't translate in China.

Duration:00:53:21

Ian Dunt on the state of UK politics, the Malaysian election, the long history of Saudi-US relations

4/5/2018
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In a chaotic week for the UK, Jeremy Corbyn faced accusations his party is anti-semitic and Boris Johnson faced charges he may have misled the public. The Malaysian elections will see a contest between two titans, both beset by charges of self interest and corruption. Will there be any winners? Bruce Riedel's new book tracks the long and often fractious relationship between Saudi Arabia and the US

Duration:00:53:21

Bruce Shapiro's USA; Gaza border protests; Jacobin Magazine and the New Left

4/3/2018
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Bruce Shapiro's America. Gaza border protests: 'March of return' ends in violence. Socialism and the New Left.

Duration:00:53:21

Two hundred years of Frankenstein, Special

4/2/2018
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Two hundred years of Frankenstein .

Duration:00:53:21

Daniel McCarthy's USA; Muslim women and the economy; who needs the Commonwealth?

3/29/2018
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Trump's constant reshuffling raises fears that his policies are also changing with each new appointment. Are those fears overblown? In last decade millions of women across the Muslim world have entered the workforce for the first time. It is creating profound social, cultural and political shifts, as well as rapidly increasing the GDP of many Muslim majority nations. After Brexit Britain started trying to revive trade ties with Commonwealth nations harking back to their shared history. But...

Duration:00:53:21

Cambridge Analytica's Indian adventure: History and Australia's Future

3/28/2018
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Among the claims Cambridge Analytica has made is that it swung elections in India and helped its clients achieve landslide victories. But one of their Indian partners remembers it differently...Dr Mark McKenna argues that today Australia is facing a moment of truth with regard to its past dealings with Indigenous Australians. He says that after fifty years of deeply divisive debates over the country's beginnings and whether or not we would proceed with a Treaty, the history wars, the...

Duration:00:53:21

Bruce Shapiro; TPP and Free Trade; Swarming drones

3/27/2018
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The stormy politics of the Trump administration. What are the fair alternatives to free trade agreements? Drone warfare: the death of precision

Duration:00:53:21

Canberra Capers with Laura Tingle; John Bolton's World; India Now: In love

3/26/2018
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Canberra Capers with Laura Tingle. India Now: India in love. Bolton's world: Trump's new National Security Adviser.

Duration:00:53:21

Ian Dunt's UK report, the factories that shaped us, school for scandal in Japan

3/22/2018
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Russian spies, Boris Johnson, John Pilger; the intrigue and the conspiracies never stop in the UK. A new book shows how the history of factories is the history of the modern world. In Japan a school funding scandal threatens Shinzo Abe's leadership.

Duration:00:53:21

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