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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

Daniel McCarthy, China's big brother state, Russia's Dylan Thomas

10/18/2018
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Splits in the Republican ranks over Jamal Khashoggi - and in the Democratic ranks over early presidential candidates. In China's Xinxiang region the local Uighur population are kept under surveillance - and any small infraction could see them sent to an indoctrination camp - or as they're now called, 'vocational training centres'. Russian poet, Sergei Esenin.

Duration:00:53:26

Should Australia go nuclear, who won this year's Man Booker and growing up white and broke in Kansas.

10/17/2018
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Is it time for Australia to re-think its defence system, will this year's winner of the Man Booker restore the prize's mojo and why Kansas's white working poor are not necessarily Trump voters.

Duration:00:53:27

Bruce Shapiro's USA; Disinformation: Moscow style; Utzon's legacy

10/16/2018
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The Midterms in the South and how the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi could affect US/Saudi relations. Disinformation, Moscow style and why it’s causing so much political angst around the world. What do you really know about Jørn Utzon? A new film and exhibition shed fresh light on the visionary Dane behind the Sydney Opera House.

Duration:00:11:18

Wentworth, defence and arson

10/15/2018
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Laura Tingle dissects the campaign for Wentworth, Patrick Walters dissects our defence policies and organisations and Claire Hooper gets into the mind of the Black Saturday arsonist.

Duration:00:10:29

Losing soft power in Asia. Tim Flannery

10/11/2018
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With the loss of the ABC's Asia-Pacific broadcasting, China's CGTN is now taking the lead on soft power. Is climate change worse than we think? Tim Flannery, head of the Climate Council, weighs in on this week's IPPC report, the government's greenhouse emissions report card, and his new book Europe: a natural history

Duration:00:53:27

The dark world of wildlife trafficking; The real life spy who came in from the cold

10/10/2018
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A global poaching epidemic is threatening the existence of countless species including rhinos, tigers, savannah elephants - and the lesser-known pangolin; Oleg Gordievsky was a catch in a million for MI6 - a high ranking KGB agent who supplied sensational intelligence at the height of the Cold War.

Duration:00:53:37

Bruce Shapiro's USA; Did the Saudis kill Jamal Khashoggi? China's long struggle over the South China sea

10/9/2018
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Kavanaugh, Democrats are 'evil' and the midterms approach. Death or disappearance in Istanbul, the disturbing disappearance of Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi. Death or disappearance in Istanbul, the disturbing disappearance of Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi.

Duration:00:53:36

Laura Tingle on the politics of advertising on the Sydney Opera House and Australian film-maker James Ricketson gives his first in-depth post-prison interview.

10/8/2018
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Laura discusses why federal politicians are buying into the Sydney Opera House stoush and Australian film-maker James Ricketson reveals what life was like inside Cambodia's notorious Prey Sar prison.

Duration:00:53:37

Daniel McCarthy, Balkan politics, the story of Tasmania

10/4/2018
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Can the GOP hope to attract working class and black voters in large numbers? As an election approaches, confusion is the order of the day in the Balkans. Tasmania's cultural history.

Duration:00:53:26

Deep fakes: Who can you trust; The cascading impacts of climate change; Jho Low - the whale that got away

10/3/2018
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As natural disasters become wilder and more regular their impacts will go well beyond immediate displacement and death; Former Prime Minister of Malaysia Najib Razak is facing over 30 corruption related charges. But who was the man that moved the money for him?

Duration:00:53:26

Bruce Shapiro's USA; Mexico 1968; Daughters of freedom

10/2/2018
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Kavanaugh's FBI investigation, NAFTA has gone but is USCMA that different, and why did Trump and Kim Jong-Un 'fall in love'? Students protesting in Mexico City in 1968 were gunned down in the Tlatelolco Plaza just 10 days before the opening of the Olympic Games.Before the Sons of Empire, there were the Daughters of Freedom - the Australian women who won a national franchise and led a global democratic revolution.

Duration:00:53:15

Jack Thompson

10/1/2018
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Jack Thompson sits down with Phillip for a wide ranging interview

Duration:00:53:27

The rise of smug politics; Ian Dunt on the UK; The natural wildness of English

9/27/2018
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-How did the Left alienate the working class it once claimed to represent?

Duration:00:04:12

Trade war - or not? Spyware to fear. Wendy Whiteley

9/26/2018
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A conspiracy theory grows in Beijing around the trade war. Is there a spy hiding in Peter Dutton's new Access and Assistance Bill - and how afraid should we feel? Wendy Whiteley on the Harbour bohemians.

Duration:00:53:29

Bruce Shapiro's USA; Palestinians; Citrus Mafia

9/25/2018
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Kavanaugh's accusers, has Rosenstein resigned as Deputy AG or will Trump fire him? The Trump administration is making good on its promise to reset policy towards Israel and the Palestinians with a series of moves designed to cut off options. Could the Sicilian mafia have emerged on the back of the humble lemon?

Duration:00:11:35

Canberra capers, a new look at foreign policy and the Myers Briggs personality test exposed.

9/24/2018
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Laura Tingle tries to keep up with action man, Prime Minister Scott Morrison, the history of Australian foreign policy from before the Europeans arrived and the dubious history of the Myers Briggs personality test.

Duration:00:53:27

Daniel McCarthy, the future of emerging markets, all about fungi

9/20/2018
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A quarter century ago political scientist Samuel Huntington published an essay which may explain the rise of populism. Was Turkey the canary in the coalmine for the next global financial disaster? Tom May says the answer to environmental problems could be contained in fungi.

Duration:00:53:26

Australian architecture's problem with homegrown talent, Puerto Rico one year on and imagining interstellar travel.

9/19/2018
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We ask why Australian architects are highly regarded abroad but under-recognised at home, discuss Puerto Rican politics post-Hurricane Maria and imagine the ins and outs of interplanetary travel with a quantum physicist.

Duration:00:53:25

Bruce Shapiro's USA; Bougainville; Hugh Stretton's legacy

9/18/2018
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Bruce Shapiro reports from the USA on the latest news in politics. Is the future financial independence of Bougainville inextricably tied to mining? The social and political legacy of Hugh Stretton ,Australia's leading social democratic thinker of the 20th century.

Duration:00:53:25

Leadership, lobbying and life in Hydra in the 1960s

9/17/2018
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Laura Tingle talks about our search for leadership, do lobbyists have too much influence in Canberra and we delve into the literary commune established on the Greek island of Hydra in the 1960s.

Duration:00:53:27