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Saturday Extra - Full program podcast

ABC (Australia)

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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Australia

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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

Melb Uni Vice-Chancellor Glyn Davis on the Ramsay Centre and Hannah Arendt; forced marriage in the UK and Australia; rapid pace of wind and solar development; regional implications of the Korea summit; WWII's secret pigeon service

6/15/2018
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Regional Fallout from the Trump Kim Summit. Record number of renewable energy projects coming on-line. Forced marriage. Glyn Davis on the Ramsay Centre and Hannah Arendt. Secret pigeon service: the tale of a Belgian WWII network .

Duration:01:24:12

Universities and private money; instability in Jordan; global health programs that work and a history of the Southern Ocean

6/8/2018
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Protests in Jordan over austerity and arrests and reform in Saudi Arabia. Instability in the Pacific. Universities and private money. Successful health programs around the globe. A history of the Southern Ocean.

Duration:01:23:48

Italy's populist government; caveat emptor under threat; Australia- China ties; MI5 and me

6/1/2018
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Sweeping changes to Family Court. Italy's populist parties to form government. Buyer Beware under threat. Tensions in Australia-China relationship effects local community . MI5 and me.

Duration:01:24:31

Uluru statement from the Heart anniversary; crackdown on press freedom in Southeast Asia; corporate boards; A Foreign Affair

5/25/2018
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Press freedom in Southeast Asia. Uluru Statement from the heart: one year on. Corporate boards. A Foreign Affair. 19th century seafaring 'lady'.

Duration:01:24:08

What next for Palestine? Argentina's economic woes; insights into Indonesian family suicide bombers and Australia's low-paid immigrant workforce

5/18/2018
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What next for Palestine? India update. Argentina's economic crisis. Mothers to bombers: the underrated threat of Indonesian women extremists. Australia's default immigration policies. Elizabeth Macarthur, colonial farmer and wool pioneer.

Duration:01:24:20

Malaysians vote for change; Israel's 70th anniversary; public service review, decline in life expectancy and the legacy of May '68

5/11/2018
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Review of the Australian Public Service. Israel's 70th birthday. Historic victory for opposition in Malaysian election. Decline in life expectancy. May 1968 Revisited.

Duration:01:23:50

Armenian unrest; Turkey's snap elections; reflections on life at ADFA and the business of banks and boards

5/4/2018
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Armenian revolution. Turkey's snap elections. Malaysian elections. The business of banks and boards. We Three Hundred: life in the ADF. Does Karl Marx still speak to us?

Duration:01:24:57

Alan Kohler; live exports; Middle East future; a foreign affair and travels along the Silk Road

4/27/2018
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Alan Kohler on financial advisors; the livestock export trade with Craig Emerson; potential hopes in the Middle East, a Foreign Affair and Geoff Raby travels along the Silk Road.

Duration:01:24:09

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