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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

A Foreign Affair; press freedom forum; local history and Alberto Manguel

1/18/2019
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A Foreign Affair from July 2018; press freedom forum with Peter Greste and Salil Tripatha; a reflection of growing up in Broadmeadows, Victoria and Argentine Alberto Manguel on packing up his personal library.

Duration:01:23:25

Michael Sandel, Grace Karstens and A Foreign Affair

1/11/2019
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Global scholar Michael Sandel on his success in China, historian Grace Karstens on the Hawkesbury-Nepean River and A Foreign Affair from February 2018 recorded at the ANU.

Duration:01:23:17

A Foreign Affair and Australian local history

1/4/2019
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A Foreign Affair from January 2018 and the Australian history series Saturday Extra broadcast in March 2018. Guests are historians Tom Griffiths, Tony Hughes d-Aeth, Ian Tyrill and Billy Griffiths.

Duration:01:23:23

Ship chase, moneyland, inequality, Egypt and debating immigration

12/28/2018
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A story of wealth and power, moneyland; Egypt on the edge, debating immigration, the psychological effects of inequality and the world's largest ship chase.

Duration:01:23:25

How Democracy Ends, Pigeons were the key to Belgium's WW2 spy network, Germaine Greer and the menopause, Achieving a 'good' death

12/21/2018
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How Democracy Ends. Pigeons were the key to a secret Belgian WW2 spy network. Germaine Greer and the menopause. How to achieve a 'good' death.

Duration:01:23:25

Political donations, taxing to reduce inequality, ensuring a viable democracy, Opportunity America, and ice and a cold climate

12/14/2018
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Lobbying and political donations, taxing to reduce inequality, ensuring a viable democracy, opportunity US and economic mobility poet Nancy Campbell about reading ice and stories from a cold climate.

Duration:01:24:25

Bank deals, economist Mariana Mazzucato, France and the UK, why honour matters and economic botany

12/7/2018
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Michael West on deals made with the banks, economist Mariana Mazzucato on the state and innovation, problems across the channel in both France and the UK, why honour matters and economic botany.

Duration:01:24:30

Lion Air, Justice Reinvest, farewell to financial giants, social housing, John Curtin leadership and the Mekong review

11/30/2018
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Investigation into the fatal Lion Air crash, Justice Reinvest, farewell to financial giants, social housing, John Curtin's leadership during WWII and the Mekong review on literature, politics and culture in Southeast Asia.

Duration:01:24:32

Sri Lanka, Saudi Arabia, banks and trust, US political and cultural divide and A Foreign Affair

11/23/2018
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Troubles in Sri Lanka; Saudi Arabia's relations; Reserve Bank governor and the importance of trust; US political and cultural divide with writer Barbara Kingsolver and A Foreign Affair.

Duration:01:24:20

Irish housing crash, APEC, Victorian elections and migration and the other side of Thomas Cromwell

11/16/2018
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What lessons can we learn from the Irish housing crisis; will the APEC summit benefit PNG; on the campaign trail in regional Victoria; culture and politics in Victoria and Diarmaid MacCulloch on Thomas Cromwell.

Duration:01:24:31

US midterm analysis, Timor oil and spies, Pacific investment, Mary Robinson, League of Nations and Indigenous soldiers

11/9/2018
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US midterm election analysis; Timor Leste, oil and spies, Morrison moves into the Pacific, Mary Robinson on climate change, new documents provide insights into the League of Nations operations and stories of Indigenous soldiers dating from the Boer War.

Duration:00:04:04

US mid-term elections; housing; suffocation of democracy; Latin America during WWII and Adam Smith revisited

11/2/2018
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What are the odds in the US mid term elections; housing, it' not just about buying; the suffocation of democracy; the battle of South America during World War II and what exactly did Adam Smith think and represent.

Duration:01:24:26

Brazil elections, do we need a new political party, A Foreign Affair, remembering South Africa's struggle and Princess Margaret

10/26/2018
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Strong man politics in Brazil; does Australia need a new political party; A Foreign Affair; remembering the anti-apartheid struggle and the former royal "it" woman, Princess Margaret.

Duration:01:24:58

Gambling in NSW; the politics of reporting corruption; what next Saudi Arabia? the possibilities of #MeToo; Invisible Countries and Caroline Wilson

10/19/2018
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The future of gambling in NSW. The politics of reporting on corruption. Where to next with the death of Jamal Khashoggi. The possibilities of #MeToo. Invisible Countries. Kicking goals with Caroline Wilson.

Duration:01:20:17

Khashoggi & Saudi Arabia; Improving financial capability; Political access and influence; Tobacco free portfolios; Australian places

10/12/2018
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Jamal Khashoggi's Saudi Arabia. Improving our financial capability. The vested interests driving Australia's policy decisions. Tobacco free portfolios. The hidden past of Australia's towns and places.

Duration:01:24:21

India's progressive Supreme Court; Vietnam; Moneyland - A story of 21st century wealth and power; Laura Tingle on 'leadership'; The Spirit of Endeavour

10/5/2018
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India's progressive Supreme Court. Doing business in Vietnam. Moneyland - A story of 21st century wealth and power. Laura Tingle on 'leadership'. The Spirit of Endeavour.

Duration:01:24:24

Erdogan goes to Germany; Duties and responsibilities of a chairman; Is fracking sitting on an unstable footing? A Foreign Affair; rethinking cement and its emissions.

9/28/2018
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Erdogan changes his tune on Germany. Chairs under pressure. Could fracking set off the next financial crisis? A Foreign Affair - Iran, Female Foreign Ministers summit; Broadcasting to Asia/Pacific. Rethinking cement.

Duration:01:22:34

Media moguls in the political spotlight; Macron reinvents France; Why so many Royal Commissions; Showcasing ancient Rome; Idleness

9/21/2018
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Macron's quest to reinvent France. Media moguls face continued scrutiny over spill. Trending now: Royal Commissions. Roman culture and empire. Is idleness a vice or a virtue?

Duration:01:24:19

Bannon's masterplan; Life insurance anyone? Inside the GFC with Gordon de Brouwer; An economic strategy for India and Australia; Autobiography of Claire Tomalin

9/14/2018
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Bannon's European 'masterplan'. Life Insurance anyone? A decade after the GFC. Roadmap for a bold new India economic strategy. Claire Tomalin's autobiography. Hugh Riminton on GFC.

Duration:01:24:09

Brexit threatens Tory unity; New cyber security laws spark privacy fears; End of the post-Cold War era; Human rights in the age of AI; In Byron's Wake

9/7/2018
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Brexit mess. Cyber surveillance. George Friedman on how the GFC ended the myth of liberalism. Making AI human centred. In Byron's Wake.

Duration:01:24:27