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Saturday Extra - Full program podcast

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Saturday Extra brings you a lively array of stories and features covering a range of topics including international politics and business. One single audio file of each program - good for continuous listening.

Saturday Extra brings you a lively array of stories and features covering a range of topics including international politics and business. One single audio file of each program - good for continuous listening.
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Saturday Extra brings you a lively array of stories and features covering a range of topics including international politics and business. One single audio file of each program - good for continuous listening.

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English


Episodes

The banks; super and insurance; India's tensions; Yemen and press freedom

4/20/2018
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Update on the Banking Royal Commission; Super and insurance; a rape trial in India is threatening ethnic lines and politics; a doctor's report from Yemen and Peter Greste and Salil Tripathi on press freedom.

Duration:01:24:56

Ocean temperatures; Syria; US democrats; Eisenhower and the 1918 Spanish Flu

4/13/2018
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Rising ocean temperatures; the West response to the chemical attack in Syria; Eisenhower and the cold war; Trump and Bezos and those who support them and the 1918 Spanish Flu and how it changed the world.

Duration:01:23:44

Gaza; oral health; Michael Ignatieff; Malaysia; Rohingya and Mary Montgomerie Bennett

4/6/2018
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The politics of the Gaza protests; crisis in Australia's oral health; Michael Ignatieff on two very different leaders; the political mood in Malaysia; what the international community should be doing about ending Rohingya persecution; and the story of Indigenous advocate, Mary Montgomerie Bennett.

Duration:01:24:04

Pressure on Australian cricketers; the missing obituaries; Broadmeadows in the 1960s;

3/30/2018
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Women and Power. Sportspeople under pressure. Overlooked: Obits in The New York Times. Back to Broady. A Foreign Affair: China, North Korea and Australia.

Duration:01:23:15

Taxing debate; Brexit; Michael Sandel; Robert Manne and historian Grace Karskens

3/23/2018
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Taxing debate; what do the Brexiters want? Philosophy of politics Michael Sandel; Robert Manne on finding his voice again and historian Grace Karskens.

Duration:01:24:27

ASEAN; Russian elections; R&D and uncovering ancient Australia

3/16/2018
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How to discuss human rights abuses at the ASEAN summit; cyber-terrorism workshops; Vladimir Putin and his foreign policies; R&D in Australia and deep time dreaming.

Duration:01:19:14

Ethiopia; political advertising; North Korea and the US; The Nationals; Bill English and Cooks River history

3/9/2018
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Political uncertainty in Ethiopia; political advertising; US and North Korea to meet; the future of the National Party; the environmental history of the Cooks River that runs through the inner west of Sydney.

Duration:01:24:29

Italian elections; middle Asia powers; Xi Jinping; German politics and a literary history of the wheatbelt

3/2/2018
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Upcoming Italian elections; who are the middle Asia powers; Xi Jinping's grab for power; decisoin pending on German coalition; a new genre of Australia history with Tom Griffiths and a literary history of the wheatbelt.

Duration:01:23:34

Education in Indonesia; Syria; Craig Emerson and A Foreign Affair

2/23/2018
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Politics is holding back Indonesia's education sector; is Syria entering into a new stage of conflict; Craig Emerson on his life in politics and A Foreign Affair recorded at the ANU.

Duration:01:24:05

Cleaners' pay; 2018 foreign forecast; the centre-left; Austrian politics; the politics of #MeToo

2/16/2018
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Cleaning up the cleaning industry. US Foreign Policy issues. Troubling times for the centre-left. Austrian politics. The politics of #MeToo.

Duration:01:21:57

Kenyan politics; North Asia tensions; British doctor controversy, the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and a seaweed economy in Zanzibar

2/9/2018
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The UK medical controversy that's troubling doctors across the world; Rana Mitter discusses the tensions between Japan, China and the Korean Peninsula; Zanzibar's female dominated seaweed industry

Duration:01:24:07

Myanmar's army, US healthcare, the government’s foreign interference bills and Rwanda.

2/2/2018
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The game plan for Myanmar's army; big business set to disrupt the US healthcare system; the Federal government's foreign interference bills and the ethics of discovering classified documents and discovering the progress being made in Rwanda.

Duration:01:23:57

Government consultants; gambling laws; Korea and A Foreign Affair

1/26/2018
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The cost of government consultants; changes to online gambling laws; the Korean Peninsula, the war and US foreign policy and A Foreign Affair.

Duration:01:24:26

A Foreign Affair; Henry David Thoreau; the year 1947; the age of the horse and living with drought

1/19/2018
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A Foreign Affair from September; the legacy of Henry David Thoreau; the year 1947; a history of the horse and living with drought in Australia.

Duration:01:26:46

A Foreign Affair; George Megalogenis and Ramesh Thaukur on migration; Howard Jacobsen and Bob Connolly

1/12/2018
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A Foreign Affair from July; George Megalogenis and Ramesh Thaukur on the changing face of migration; British writer Howard Jacobsen and Bob Connolly on the PNG highlands.

Duration:01:23:10

A Foreign Affair; Frank Dikotter and China; war reportage and Kranji, Singapore

1/5/2018
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A Foreign Affair from April 2017; Frank Dikotter and the Chinese archives; war reportage with Janine Di Giovani and the Kranji countryside in Singapore.

Duration:01:23:11

A Foreign Affair; Van Cliburn; Andrew Ford and Istanbul

12/29/2017
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A Foreign Affair from March; the American pianist Van Cliburn; memoirs of music with RN's Andy Ford and the three cities of Istanbul.

Duration:01:23:10

A Foreign Affair; Singapore's Prime Minister; Australian start ups and the greening of Singapore

12/22/2017
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The first of Saturday Extra's A Foreign Affair from February and tales from Singapore with the Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong; Australian start ups and the greening of Singapore.

Duration:01:23:12

Australia China relations; implications of proposed foreign intervention laws; business and finance in 2017 and the legendary newspaper editor Harry Evans

12/15/2017
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Foreign interference. Without America. A Foreign Affair. Business wrap for 2017. Legendary journalist and editor Harry Evans.

Duration:01:24:44

Public sector co-ops; Climate risk; Chris Patten; Higher education; Vietnam

12/8/2017
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Public sector co-operatives; Climate risk; Chris Patten and a sort of memoir; re-assessing our university system; and the making of Vietnam.

Duration:01:24:29

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