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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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Late Night Live GPO Box 9994 Sydney, NSW Australia 2001 02-8333 1379


Episodes

The NEG explained, Turkish tariff tweets and algorithms you can trust.

8/13/2018
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Laura Tingle does her best to explain the politics of the NEG, the Turkish economy goes into freefall and we find out just which algorithms you can trust.

Duration:00:53:27

Ian Dunt, where is Sky going? illuminated manuscripts

8/9/2018
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Ian Dunt talks burquas and Boris; does Sky News have a plan - and what is it? the pleasures of manuscripts.

Duration:00:53:27

The Dark Art of Super: Scrap yard planet - what really happens to your recycling?: Willi Davies on the last 100 days of World War One.

8/8/2018
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The Banking Royal Commission is attempting to shine a spotlight into the murky corners of super. Australia's superannuation industry is worth $2.6 trillion, but the complexity and opaqueness of the system means consumers can easily be taken advantage of. To date, the Commission has found evidence of hidden fees, fees for no service and a startling lack of regulation. So why have superfunds been "left alone in the dark" with our money?

Duration:00:53:27

Bruce Shapiro; Long history of drought assistance in Australia

8/7/2018
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Bruce Shapiro's regular report on the week's news and politics from the US. Can we have a new national drought policy in Australia , or do we simply repackage old policies from over a hundred years ago?

Duration:00:53:27

Canberra capers, Zimbabwe election and the German culture wars

8/6/2018
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The Prime Minister faces numerous climate challenges, the Zimbabwean elections turned violent after the polls closed and Berlin's theatre scene is under attack from the far right.

Duration:00:53:28

Daniel McCarthy's USA, what really drove Australia to war in 1914 and architecture's first responders.

8/2/2018
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Daniel McCarthy explains how lobbying and Paul Manafort's luxe lifestyle came to be on trial in Washington DC, we ask what motivated Australia's participation in WW1 and meet the activist architects rebuilding communities in the world's worst disaster zones.

Duration:00:53:27

Iran Showdown; Decline of the US century?;Indian Magic

8/1/2018
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Trump promises a showdown with Iran, but then promises to talk 'without preconditions'. As the US withdraws from global leadership, the big question is what - and who - comes next?

Duration:00:53:27

Bruce Shapiro, Julie Bindel, Jonestown revisited

7/31/2018
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Bruce Shapiro on all the news from the US. Feminist and human rights campaigner Julie Bindel says sex work is badly paid, exploitative and a poor choice for women - her views have riled feminists and activists who see it as a legitimate career. What drew women like Carolyn Layton into the aura of Jim Jones, the man responsible for the mass suicide in Guyana?

Duration:00:53:27

Analysis of Super Saturday results, the China-USA trade war and the history of the Nobel Prize

7/30/2018
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Laura Tingle joins us for her analysis of Super Saturday, we find out what the Chinese take on the US-China trade war is and the scandal that has rocked the Nobel Prize Academy.

Duration:00:53:27

Fairfax meets Nine; the forgotten war in Yemen; author Majok Tulba

7/26/2018
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Just months after media laws were changed, Fairfax Media and Nine Entertainment have announced a planned merger - who wins and who loses from the deal? Few journalists have made it into Yemen to report on the almost invisible war there but Jane Ferguson managed to get behind rebel lines to witness a disaster unfolding first hand. Majok Tulba was nine years old when he first saw a book, now he's an acclaimed author.

Duration:00:53:21

The rise and rise of Afghanistan's cricket team: The rise and rise of Afghanistan's cricket team: Saving the Romanovs

7/25/2018
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The rise and rise of Afghanistan's cricket team. Is ethical spying an oxymoron? Saving the Romanovs.

Duration:00:53:21

Bruce Shapiro's US, South Sudanese gangs and the al-Qaeda super-spy

7/24/2018
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Bruce decodes the US and Iran's mother of all Twitter wars, we uncover the truth about South Sudanese 'crime gangs' and meet the former al-Qaeda bomb-maker who went undercover for M16.

Duration:00:53:27

Canberra, Pakistan and how birds have been named.

7/23/2018
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Laura Tingle joins us from the campaign trail in Longman, the election in Pakistan is unravelled and we explore the curious history of how birds were named.

Duration:00:53:27

On curiosity

7/19/2018
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Curiosity can lead to danger, but also into discovery.

Duration:00:53:29

Shashi Tharoor on empire; the rise of Amazon

7/18/2018
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Shashi Tharoor describes the de-industrialisation of India under British rule and Lina Khan discusses the rise and rise of Amazon.

Duration:00:53:29

Journalism and crime

7/17/2018
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Kate Summerscale has won the prestigious Samuel Johnson Award for non-fiction. Her recent book covers Victorian era crimes including child murder.

Duration:00:53:29

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