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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

Superannuation funds; Egypt on the edge; Debating immigration; the psychological effects of inequality; world's longest ship chase

8/10/2018
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Superannuation trustees. Egypt on the edge. Debating immigration. The psychological effects of inequality. World's longest ship chase.

Duration:01:25:01

A dangerous moment for Iran; Electoral crisis in Zimbabwe; the power of Central Bankers; Portugal's revival vis a vis Greek poverty; Robert Drewe

8/3/2018
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A dangerous moment for Iran. Zimbabwean election. Restoring the legitimacy of central banks. Portugal's revival. Short stories of the sea.

Duration:01:24:20

Nicaragua crisis; Alan Finkel on education; Media merger and Macquarie Bank leader change; A Foreign Affair; How to plan a 'good death'

7/27/2018
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Nicaragua in crisis. Too much talk not enough content. Farewell to Fairfax and Macquarie Bank CEO. A Foreign Affair . How to achieve a 'good' death.

Duration:01:24:03

Pakistan elections; Will Adani coal mine proceed? Trump and treason; Reclaiming populism; Hemingway's Cuba; and the reinvention of Paris

7/20/2018
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Is Pakistan's upcoming election Imran Khan's best chance of victory? Adani funding claims. Treason. What does populism really mean? Hemingway's Havana. Reinventing Paris.

Duration:01:24:55

UK government in chaos; Germany NATO & Trump; Broadcasting in the Pacific; Australia's Reconciliation Action Plans; The Cult of Napoleon

7/13/2018
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Brexit and the Tory Party. Trump shocks European allies. Broadcasting into the Pacific. Reconciliation Action Plans. The Cult of Napoleon.

Duration:01:25:03

Anti-radicalisation in Indonesia; Poland protests; The Angloshpere and our obsession with Trump; Settling Syria; Alberto Manguel's library

7/6/2018
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Can Australia and Indonesia be friends? Tensions come to a head in Poland. Obsessed with the Anglosphere. 'America First' and Australia . A solution for Syria. Packing up a personal library.

Duration:01:24:24

Can Australia thrive in turbulent region? Angela Merkel's future; Anti-slavery laws; Japan's view of a changing region; Australia versus NZ; A Foreign Affair - China

6/29/2018
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Will Australia thrive in a turbulent region? Will Angela Merkel survive? Modern Slavery Act. Japan's foreign policy in a changing region. A Foreign Affair. Australia vs NZ.

Duration:01:24:22

Elon Musk under pressure; Turkey at the crossroads; Germaine Greer on menopause; Malaria scare; Iceland's World Cup.

6/22/2018
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Elon Musk under pressure. Turkey at a crossroads. Germaine Greer and the menopause. Malaria scare. Iceland's World Cup.

Duration:01:24:34

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