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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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Episodes

The Greens implode, America's alt-right goes unchecked and how 'scientific' is food science?

11/21/2018
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We look at Green infighting as Australia's election season hots up, discuss why America's alt-right has gone largely unmonitored and ask how you can tell food fact from fiction when research is funded by manufacturers.

Duration:00:53:39

LNL 20th November, 2018

11/20/2018
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All the not so fake news from Trumplandia. The traditional coloured shirts and smiles belie a tense APEC Meeting in Port Moresby. The political fantasies of Brexit conservatives, the return of Empire.

Duration:00:53:36

Re-writing herstory and running for change

11/19/2018
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How would the history of the world look if it was written from the perspective of women and how training for a marathon has changed the life of Indigenous runners and their coach Robert de Castella.

Duration:00:53:36

Bruce Shapiro, are we more or less secure? Dog cloning

11/15/2018
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Bruce Shapiro on all the un-fake news from the US; what happened to the idea of open government and freedom of information - judging by current events it's gone south. For a couple of hundred thousand dollars and a few cells from your dead pet, you can have an exact replica via a lab in South Korea.

Duration:00:53:39

David Marr on Patrick White

11/14/2018
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Unlike many of his contemporaries Patrick White chose Australia over London or the US - and in doing that he showed Australians that we were part of a global cultural story.

Duration:00:53:39

From the halls of power in Canberra to those in the court of Henry VIII

11/13/2018
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Laura Tingle reports on the latest policy reversal from Prime Minister Morrison and the always fascinating life and times of Thomas Cromwell.

Duration:00:53:37

Kate McClymont at the Scone literary festival

11/12/2018
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Broadcasting from the Scone writer's festival, Phillip is in conversation with Australia's leading investigative journalist, Kate McClymont.

Duration:00:53:36

William McMahon biography; Trust, lies and financial disasters

11/8/2018
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William McMahon, who was until recently derided as Australia's worst prime minister, has finally had his biography published. Understanding the recent financial history of Wall Street.

Duration:00:53:39

Shapiro on the US midterm results; Dinosaur on trial; Michio Kaku on the future of humanity

11/7/2018
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It's a return to divided government, as Democrats win the House, and Republicans increase their Senate majority.

Duration:00:53:39

Ian Dunt; Exxon Mobil lawsuit; Tony Wheeler

11/6/2018
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Ian Dunt on Kremlin spies in London and the murky dealings of Brexit bankroller Arron Banks. Some of the world's biggest fossil fuel companies - including Exxon Mobil - are now embroiled in climate change-related lawsuits.

Duration:00:53:36

The news from Canberra, Australian Research Council grants under scrutiny and the inner lives of dogs

11/5/2018
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Will bringing asylum seeker families from Nauru to Australia restart the people smuggling trade, does the Australian Research Council grant process need to be changed and we find out more about the inner lives of dogs, by putting them in an MRI.

Duration:00:53:36

Donna Zuckerberg, top Australian elections

11/1/2018
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Which federal elections helped shape Australia? A new books argues that losses as much as wins had a lasting influence on the country. Donna Zuckerberg - yes she is Mark's sister - documents how far-right groups use the classics to support their agendas.

Duration:00:02:50

Who is Brazil's new President; the global epidemic of anger and Colm Tóibín on the fathers of great Irish writers.

10/31/2018
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We look at what led Brazilians to vote for a far-right President, explore the origins of the Age of Anger and ask author Colm Tóibín why fathers are a necessary evil.

Duration:00:14:10

Pittsburgh massacre; Covert action; How special are we?

10/30/2018
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All the week's political news from the US. Once covert action was planned to be secret. Plausible denial was all the rage. Now intelligence services want exposure, implausible denial has arrived.Humans see themselves as the pinnacle of evolution, but what makes us different from our animal cousins?

Duration:00:53:36

Canberra update, an insider on Nauru, and the history of fabric

10/29/2018
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David Crowe on Canberra, Shaun Hanns argument from inside on ending offshore detention and how critical fabric has been in shaping history.

Duration:00:53:36

Bruce Shapiro, Marilyn Waring, Damon Kitney

10/25/2018
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Bombs arrive in the mail for several prominent US Democrats. Thirty years after the publication of a landmark study showing economic models favour patriarchy, Marilyn Waring's Counting for Nothing is still highly relevant. James Packer's 'wild years' were a morass of alcohol, boom and bust deals and broken relationships according to a new biography.

Duration:00:53:27

Ian Dunt on the UK; The future of heritage; The Poison Squad

10/24/2018
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Ian Dunt brings us the latest on UK politics from the People's Vote march to Teresa May's Titanic struggle to get Brexit over the line; Has the high value of a World Heritage listing compromised the original idealistic goals of UNESCO?; How a crusading American chemist fought the food lobby to get arsenic, formaldehyde and other poisons banned from food.

Duration:00:54:27

Migrant caravans from Central America; Native Americans and the midterms; Can AI create art?

10/23/2018
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What's caused 7,000 people to march from Central America to the US? Are Republicans stopping Native Americans from voting in the midterms? Christie’s is about to become the first auction house in the world to put AI art under the hammer. Is this a Banksy-style gimmick or are the machines coming to take our creative jobs?

Duration:00:53:36

The Wentworth by-election, Davos in the desert and Iranian cinema

10/22/2018
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The Wentworth decision, Davos in the desert deserted and we meet a star of Iranian cinema

Duration:00:53:36

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