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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.

Twitter:

@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 Road to Modi, low carbon living.

12/13/2018
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When Narendra Modi became PM of the world's biggest democracy in 2014, his victory illustrated the forces of change sweeping through India - political, economic and social. And meet the Australian family who went to live in an Indian slum.

Duration:00:53:37

Big data and health and Simon Winchester on precision

12/12/2018
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Can the algorithms applied to health care be regulated and follow the remarkable progression of precision over history.

Duration:00:53:37

Bats and drought in Australia

12/11/2018
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Why has chiropterophobia been so prevalent in art and literature in the West? Is it time to rehabilitate the bat? Can we have a new national drought policy in Australia , or do we simply repackage old policies from over a hundred years ago?

Duration:00:53:39

Expats and existentialists in Paris; Samuel Beckett and political propaganda and Climate change threatening Tibet

12/10/2018
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We journey back in time to wander Paris’s Left Bank, the epicenter of ‘haute culture’ in the 1940s and 1950s, discuss Samuel Beckett and the politics of aftermath and explore the effects of climate change on the Tibetan Plateau.

Duration:00:53:39

The year in review

12/6/2018
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All the news from the year just gone by

Duration:00:53:37

70th anniversary of the UN Declaration of Human Rights; Bank Banks; Extinction update

12/5/2018
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Claire Mallinson, National Director of Amnesty International Australia on the past, present and future of the UN Declaration of Human Rights

Duration:00:53:37

LNL 4TH December, 2018

12/4/2018
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All the not so fake news from Trumplandia. The gold rushes of the 19th century created new wealth and communities. But at what price? Stanford University political scientist Rob Reich argues that the private philanthropy practised by the mega-wealthy is usually an exercise in paternalism, power and tax avoidance.

Duration:00:53:37

Canberra capers, Martin Chulov on Khashoggi and the history of women at the BBC

12/3/2018
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Paddy Manning joins us with his take on Malcolm Turnbull's latest contributions, Martin Chulov updates us on the latest leaks on the murder of Jamal Khashoggi and we hear about the ups and downs of women working at the BBC over almost 100 years,

Duration:00:53:38

Daniel McCarthy's USA 2018, the Ukraine-Russia clash and Peter Frankopan on the New Silk Roads

11/29/2018
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We ask what the year in US politics looked like for Trump supporters, explore what lies behind the current battle on the Black Sea and rove the New Silk Roads with historian Peter Frankopan.

Duration:00:53:38

Havana syndrome, Interpol chief goes AWOL, who was Bennelong?

11/28/2018
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The American embassy in Cuba seemed to be making its staff sick - then things got really weird. Multiple scandals erupt at Interpol. Who was Bennelong and why has he been such a historically misunderstood figure?

Duration:00:53:38

Bruce Shapiro's USA; Yellow vest protests; Power button

11/27/2018
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All the not so fake news from Trumplandia. France has a long history of street protests, but has Emmanuel Macron's fuel tax sparked a 'high-vis' uprising of a different kind? The history of the push-button society.

Duration:00:53:36

The Victorian election and 10 years since the Mumbai attacks

11/26/2018
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The Liberal Party is divided over what went wrong in Victoria and now they are in minority government in Canberra and ten years on from the tragic attacks in Mumbai, Adrian Levy joins us to explain why the mastermind has not been brought to justice.

Duration:00:53:36

Ian Dunt, the California wildfires, books that saved my life

11/22/2018
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Can Theresa May survive the latest Brexit debacle? Every year the fires burn and so do debates about how to deal with them. Michael McGirr on the books that saved his life.

Duration:00:53:38

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: a return to 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