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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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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

Iran and the bombing of Saudi Arabian refineries; future of MBAs; She Said - the journos who chased down Harvey Weinstein;

9/20/2019
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The geopolitics of the oil refinery attack against Saudi Arabia. Making political deals. Have traditional MBA's reached their use-by date? Me Too - the inside story. Australia's changing responses to Asia.

Duration:01:24:26

Malaysia under Mahathir; when CEOs turned activist; the secret business of YouTube

9/13/2019
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Finland's universal basic income experiment. Malaysia under Mahathir. CEOs against capitalism. The secret business of YouTube success. And now, the good news.

Duration:01:23:44

Argentina on the brink; conspiracy theories; The Pick - what to read this month

9/6/2019
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Rival gun groups take on the NRA. Argentina on the brink. Big Dramas in Little Britain. How conspiracy theories went mainstream. The Pick: what to read, watch and listen to in September.

Duration:01:23:56

Brazil's issues beyond the fires; high stakes election in Israel; A Foreign Affair panel; living and dying well; Long Tan - a survivor's story

8/30/2019
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Beyond the Amazon fires: the other big issues facing Brazil . What's at stake in Israel's upcoming election re-run? A Foreign Affair: Macron le magnifique, Japan-South Korea tensions. The importance of planning for a 'good death'. Long Tan - a survivor's story.

Duration:01:22:54

Changing universities' approach to China; Mexico under pressure; Why aren't wages going up?; Dennis Altman's love letter to America; the rat predicting Australia's future

8/23/2019
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Changing universities' approach to Chinese students and scholars. Mexico under pressure. Why you can't get a pay rise. Dennis Altman's unrequited love for America. The Australian rat predicting our climate future.

Duration:01:22:14

Venezuela, paralysed nation; driving innovation in the public service; fast-track visas; a history of Treasury; the story of Shanghai's free taxi

8/16/2019
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Venezuela, paralysed nation. New suggestions to fix Australia's public service. On a fast track to Australia. The changing fortunes of the Australian Treasury. The Shanghai Free Taxi.

Duration:01:24:27

August 10

8/9/2019
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Hong Kong circuit breakers. What is a currency war? The Democrats' dilemma. Choosing sides on China. Can you trust online reviews?

Duration:01:24:21

Taiwan in the hotseat; are low interest rates good for the economy?; Witness K's long trial; Jamil Jivani on radicalisation; the new South Africa

8/2/2019
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Taiwan's impossible situation. The cons of rate cuts. Witness K's endless trial. Behind the radicalisation of young men. South Africa's statue wars.

Duration:01:24:49

BHP push for lower emissions; Hong Kong protests turn ugly; the death of conservatism?; A Foreign Affair; memorialising the woman behind the WWII kindertransports

7/26/2019
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BHP's bold statement. Hong Kong's protests turn ugly. Conservatism in crisis. A Foreign Affair discusses the 'Squad' tweets, escalating US-Iran tensions and Britain's new Prime Minister . Memorialising Marie Schmolka.

Duration:01:24:54

Top scholars touring regional Australia; Xi Jinping and his enemies; new-style class actions; Germany's forgotten dead; Syria's secret library

7/19/2019
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A new project is taking top academics to regional Australia to present their work to general audiences. Xi Jinping has many enemies, both inside and outside China. New-style class actions are big business. The little known dark chapter of Germany post-WWII. And the secret underground library in a besieged Syrian city.

Duration:01:21:53

Deutsche Bank crashes; Afghan women demand time; Jeffery Epstein; the good Swede myth; indigenous diggers

7/12/2019
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What the shrinkage of Deutsche Bank tells us. What do intra-Afghan talks mean for Afghan women? The case against Jeffrey Epstein. Sweden beyond Ikea. No less worthy.

Duration:01:24:37

Women's sport and pay; employers accessing medical records; declining regional media; South Korea's nightclubs scandal; Chernobyl myths and realities

7/5/2019
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Women's sport is commanding record numbers of viewers, but their pay doesn't reflect that. A Federal Court decision allows an employer to access an employee's medical records. The closure of four regional WIN TV newsrooms sharpens the challenge of providing local news. A South Korean nightclub has become the focus of the country's burgeoning feminist movement. Russian and Ukranian responses to the Chernobyl miniseries.

Duration:01:24:02

Australia's Christian lobby; immigration as reparation; A Foreign Affair; Boris, Brexit and Britain's ruling class; winter swimming

6/28/2019
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Who is the Australian Christian Lobby? Is immigration a form of reparation? A Foreign Affair discusses the impacts of the Indian election, the threat of cyber attacks, and US-China relations. Boris, Brexit and the British ruling class. A nice, cold swim.

Duration:01:24:58

US and Iran go head to head; the new man in country; the world of rogue finance; how the UK went green; will China bow to Hong Kong?

6/21/2019
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The US and Iran's forever war. Country music's new man. Quick money. How the UK went green. What Hong Kong said; what China heard.

Duration:01:24:24

Violence threatens Sudan's transition to democracy; a discussion on media bias; profiling Mike Pezzullo; Anna Fifield digs into Kim Jong Un's life; getting better acquainted with Pacific Islands people and concerns

6/14/2019
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Violence threatens Sudan's transition to democracy. Is the media in a death spiral? Who is Mike Pezzullo? The great successor; inside the world of Kim Jong Un. The Pacific's Rising Human Tide.

Duration:01:24:27

The well being budget; why the US is wrong on the trade war; transitioning from a coal economy; Vietnam war myths; Sky news

6/7/2019
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Budgeting for wellbeing. Is the US wrong on the trade war? Coal transition. Australia's Vietnam: Myth vs History. The Battle for Sky.

Duration:01:21:40

Ideas to drive the creation of new antibiotics; developments in Myanmar; New elections in Israel; English nationalism and its role in current events; French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy with insights into contemporary Europe

5/31/2019
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Ideas to stimulate the development of new antibiotics. Ongoing challenges in Myanmar. New elections in Israel. Understanding Englishness. 'A European of French origin': Bernard-Henri Levy.

Duration:01:24:23

Theresa May announces her resignation; The future of Labor's relationship with the Greens; A Foreign Affair; Polling reconsidered; The mystery of Polynesian colonisation

5/24/2019
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Theresa May resigns. The future of Labor's relationship with the Greens. A Foreign Affair panel on Australian foreign policy, Indonesian election tension and European Parliamentary elections. Political polling reconsidered. Sea People: The Puzzle of Polynesia .

Duration:01:24:31

Sports broadcasting decline, and Israel Folau; Philippines election; Bob Hawke and the business sector; Bob Hawke's foreign policy plus Trump, China and Iran; Election Day Express with regional and community newspaper editors

5/17/2019
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Veteran sports journalist Roy Masters on Foxtel's declining revenue, and Israel Folau. What the Philippines mid-term election will mean for that country. Economist John Edwards and Heather Ridout, former head of the Australian Industry Group, discuss Bob Hawke's strong business ties. Michael Wesley reflects on Hawke's foreign policy approach, plus the current challenges of Trump, China and Iran. In Election Day Express, hear newspaper editors from Gilgandra, NSW; Cape York, QLD; and the...

Duration:01:23:15

Fishing pressures; foreign policy in this election; China and Australia relations with John Brumby; Election Express and changes to the Rhodes scholarship

5/10/2019
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Fishing pressures and the arguments about how to manage them; the importance of foreign policy in this election; China and Australia's relations with John Brumby; Election Express in north west Tasmania and the Victorian/NSW border region; and increasing diversity in the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship.

Duration:01:24:20