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Big Ideas brings you the best of talks, forums, debates, and festivals held in Australia and around the world, casting light on the major social, cultural, scientific and political issues.

Big Ideas brings you the best of talks, forums, debates, and festivals held in Australia and around the world, casting light on the major social, cultural, scientific and political issues.
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Melbourne, VIC

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Big Ideas brings you the best of talks, forums, debates, and festivals held in Australia and around the world, casting light on the major social, cultural, scientific and political issues.

Twitter:

@RNBigIdeas

Language:

English

Contact:

Big Ideas ABC Radio National GPO Box 9994 Sydney 2001 (02) 8333 5143


Episodes

Parliament House turns 30

5/17/2018
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A design for people and parliament

Duration:00:53:51

The Russian revolution and inequality

5/16/2018
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The legacy of the failed Soviet experiment for left wing politics and the historical struggle to end inequality.

Duration:00:53:51

Resurgence of White Supremacy in the US

5/15/2018
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Tricia Rose talks about the hidden threat of resurgent White Supremacy in the Trump era.

Duration:00:54:17

Memories and fears

5/14/2018
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Understanding how we can protect our memories and keep a check on our worst fears.

Duration:00:54:17

Lessons from past resistance movements

5/10/2018
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How progressive movements have succeeded in challenging times

Duration:00:53:51

Bridging the brain-mind gap

5/9/2018
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New scientific technology and research found that there are more commonalities between brain and mind than we thought.

Duration:00:53:51

An ethical lens on life choices

5/7/2018
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An ethical lens on life choices

Duration:00:53:51

A doctor’s right to refuse treatment

5/3/2018
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Should a doctor have the right to refuse a legally permitted test or treatment based on a conscious objection?

Duration:00:53:51

Corporate social responsibility and social business

5/2/2018
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A successful business is no longer judged solely on the wealth created for shareholders but also for its contribution to the social and ecological health of the planet.

Duration:00:53:51

Adapting to a changing climate

5/1/2018
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The social impact of an uncertain and unpredictable climate and building cities to cope with flooding.

Duration:00:54:17

Fourth industrial revolution

4/30/2018
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The fourth industrial revolution is changing the way we live, work and communicate.

Duration:00:54:17

Reconciliation and recognition

4/26/2018
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Achieving a fundamental shift in the status of indigenous Australians.

Duration:00:53:51

Climate Crisis – Saving landscapes?

4/25/2018
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Could the carbon credit scheme help to save rural and degraded landscapes?

Duration:00:53:51

The pastor and the painter

4/23/2018
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Three years after the execution of the Bali 9 ringleaders the campaign against Indonesia's death penalty continues.

Duration:00:54:17

The Art of Cryptology

4/19/2018
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How does encryption work to keep your data safe?

Duration:00:53:51

Plastic pollution and climate change

4/18/2018
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The world's oceans are under threat from plastic pollution and climate change.

Duration:00:53:51

New relatives on the human family tree

4/17/2018
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New evidence of the complex story of human evolution

Duration:00:54:17

Darkest web

4/16/2018
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The dark web is a haven for drugs, hitmen and paedophiles

Duration:00:54:17

Tear down the tech giants

4/12/2018
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Is it time to reign in the power of the mega technology companies?

Duration:00:53:51

About dirty girls - and the politics of Turkey and Thailand

4/11/2018
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Journalist Juliet Wills has looked into the life and murder of Shirley Finn. And we’ll hear why the history and political development of Turkey and Thailand show surprising similarities.

Duration:00:53:51

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