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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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Late Night Live GPO Box 9994 Sydney, NSW Australia 2001 02-8333 1379


Episodes

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

Bruce Shapiro, how dinosaurs died, Samuel Beckett

9/13/2018
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Bruce Shapiro on the week in Trump's USA. The theory that a giant asteroid struck earth 66 million years ago and wiped out dinosaurs and other species has captured the popular imagination - is it true? Samuel Beckett and the politics of aftermath.

Duration:00:53:26

UK report, Brazil's museum fire and political uncertainty, Spying on whales

9/12/2018
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Have Boris Johnson's extra-marital affair, and his controversial 'suicide vest' comments about Brexit dashed his leadership ambitions? Was Brazil's National Museum fire a tragic result of neglect and years of political corruption? We dive into the secret lives of whales, tracking one of the world’s most enigmatic creatures from its four-legged, dog-snouted past to its uncertain climate-changed future.

Duration:00:05:18

Germaine Greer and Bob Carr in conversation

9/11/2018
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Germaine Greer and Bob Carr talk about politics, society and everything in between with Phillip

Duration:00:53:56