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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

Greek Brides and Andrew Quilty

3/21/2019
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We meet Andrew Quilty photojournalist based in Afghanistan and a Greek woman who travelled to Australia to marry a man sight unseen.

Duration:00:53:36

Top tax dodgers, Europe's refugee crisis and why everyone loves Trove

3/20/2019
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Who are Australia's greatest tax dodgers, has Europe's refugee crisis ended and why Australians love Trove.

Duration:00:53:27

Bruce Shapiro on the latest in US politics, plus ways of affecting change, and the enduring appeal of the fax machine

3/19/2019
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Bruce Shapiro on the American response to the Christchurch massacre. Amanda Tattersall collects stories from around the world about activists affecting change. And why fax users aren't ready to let go.

Duration:00:53:37

National politics with Laura Tingle, Did tolerance cause terror in Christchurch? The challenges of electricity for all in India.

3/18/2019
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Laura Tingle gives us the latest in Australian politics, a New Zealand terrorism expert says he's concerned too much tolerance may have allowed anti-muslim sentiment to become normalised and the politics of improving India's electricity network.

Duration:00:53:37

Daniel McCarthy, Insectageddon and Toilets

3/14/2019
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Daniel McCarthy gives the Democrats some advice on how to win the next Presidential election, entomologist Tanya Latty explains the collapse of insect populations and we find out about a new French magazine that's all about toilets.

Duration:00:53:37

Brexit's Mayday, justice in Egypt and what happened to the ancient city of Angkor?

3/13/2019
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Ian Dunt discusses whether Britain has run out of Brexit options, Peter Greste explores the quashing of dissent in Egypt and Australian researchers claim to have solved the age-old mystery of Angkor.

Duration:00:53:37

Whistleblowing, Myanmar and George Higinbotham

3/12/2019
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Do our whistle-blowing laws need updating, will the Rohingya ever return to Myanmar and the story of George Higinbotham

Duration:00:53:37

This week in national politics, Spain gets ready to vote, and a geologist's view of time.

3/11/2019
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Laura Tingle's week in national politics, Spain gets ready to vote, and why we should think about time like a geologist.

Duration:00:53:37

ISIS, Democracy and feminism in podcast form

3/7/2019
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A report from ISIS's last stand, how Australia got compulsory voting and feminism in podcast form.

Duration:00:53:36

Ian Dunt's UK, newspaper empires and the archaeology of human possessions

3/6/2019
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Ian Dunt explains why Bloody Sunday is back in the news in Brexitland, Sally Young charts historical newspaper influence in Australia and archaeologist Ian Hodder explores the complexity of humans' relationship with material things.

Duration:00:53:38

The fallout from Michael Cohen's testimony continues, Can there be progress on the Korean peninsular without President Trump? and a new biography of the Blackburns.

3/5/2019
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Bruce Shapiro discusses how President Trump is faring on his return from failed talks with Kim Jong -un, Robert E. Kelly reports from South Korea on why the negotiations were cut short and what the future might be for the region, and a fascinating biography of the early 20th century progressive power couple - The Blackburns.

Duration:00:53:37

Laura Tingle on Australian politics, Afghan withdrawal negotiations, and the 'Dutch Jerusalem' of the 1600s

3/4/2019
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Laura Tingle discusses rotating ministers, the Indonesian trade deal and more. A senior Taliban leader, Mullah Baradar, is one of the key negotiators in the US withdrawal from Afghanistan. When the Sephardi Jews arrived in Amsterdam in the 1600s many had been hiding as Catholics for more than 100 years.

Duration:00:53:37

Trump and the Michael Cohen testimony, the Gamba grass infestation and Australia in the 1970s.

2/28/2019
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President Trump's Hanoi talks with Kim Jong-un gets sidelined by damming testimony from his former lawyer Michael Cohen. Why Gamba grass is yet another major environmental threat to the tropical north and a new history of Australia in the 1970's.

Duration:00:53:28

Pakistan update, the ransom industry and the OED's search for workplace jargon

2/27/2019
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We explore Pakistan six months into Imran Khan's prime ministership, delve into the inner workings of the ransom business and find out why the Oxford English Dictionary is 'crowdsourcing' words from the workplace.

Duration:00:53:28

Bruce Shapiro on US politics, a 'white hat' hacker, and Stonehenge and the highway tunnel

2/26/2019
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Bruce Shapiro discusses the 'end of war talks' between the US and North Korea, and other events in the US; the hackers who work for the common good; and the battle over Stonehenge and a highway tunnel

Duration:00:53:33

Bill Shorten's path to the lodge, Billy Graham's crusade 60 years on and the Journal of Controversial Ideas

2/25/2019
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Bill Shorten's path to the lodge, Billy Graham's crusade 60 years on and the Journal of Controversial Ideas.

Duration:00:53:37

China's Uyghur crackdown and how to be a Muslim feminist

2/21/2019
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There are estimates that there could be 1 million Uyghurs now locked up in 're-education facilities' and we discuss the challenges of being a Muslim feminist.

Duration:00:53:22

Ian Dunt on Brexit and Lewis Dartnell on his book Origins

2/20/2019
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Ian Dunt on the cracks appearing in the Labour Party and Lewis Dartnell on the impact that cracks in the earth's crust have had on our lives today.

Duration:00:53:22

Bruce Shapiro on the US 'national emergency'; history of liberalism

2/19/2019
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Bruce Shapiro dissects the 'national emergency'. And the term 'liberal' is bandied about as an insult or worn as a badge of honour, but what is the true history of the political philosophy of liberalism?

Duration:00:53:37

Another wild political ride this week in Canberra. West Papua, Indonesia and their strained relationship. Rethinking 1950s Australian film and masculinity.

2/18/2019
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Laura Tingle takes a moment away from the high speed ride that is Canberra politics. Journalist John Martinkus explains how and why West Papua is pushing for independence from Indonesia and Chelsea Barnett discusses cultural history and her new book: Reel Men: Australian Masculinity in the movies 1949-62.

Duration:00:53:37