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Counterpoint

ABC (Australia)

Counterpoint tackles key social, economic and cultural issues in Australian life, challenging assumptions and giving voice to new and seldom-heard commentators.

Counterpoint tackles key social, economic and cultural issues in Australian life, challenging assumptions and giving voice to new and seldom-heard commentators.
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Location:

Melbourne, VIC

Description:

Counterpoint tackles key social, economic and cultural issues in Australian life, challenging assumptions and giving voice to new and seldom-heard commentators.

Language:

English

Contact:

Counterpoint ABC Radio National GPO Box 9994 Sydney 2001 (02) 8333 5116


Episodes

February 12 2018

2/12/2018
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The politics of water in Cape Town, identity politics and are smartphones eavesdropping our conversations?

Duration:00:53:51

Counterpoint, February 5, 2018

2/5/2018
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A new solar angle on why the world is warming . Why keeping a beat is good for the brain. Soapbox - Harry and Megan - who cares? Australian malls adapt to online . The night owl also catches the worm.

Duration:00:53:50

Counterpoint 29 January, 2018

1/29/2018
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Why voters are turning against liberal elites. Fixing knees with 3D printing. Soapbox: The madness of voting for independents. The tired old 'IT glitch' excuse .

Duration:00:53:51

January 22 2018

1/22/2018
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Dodgy Indian drugs, why we should love viruses, Hollywood celebrities, Blockchain technology, and archiving in the digital age.

Duration:00:53:51

January 15 2017

1/15/2018
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The myths of money laundering. The Death of Expertise: The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why it Matters. The downside of solar energy. Get Down: Why it can be good to be sad. Soapbox: Bad drivers.

Duration:00:53:51

January 8 2017

1/8/2018
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Refugees good for the economy. Robots are not taking all our jobs. Closing the loop on e-waste. Coffee: Our bittersweet addiction. Soapbox: Are we becoming a nation of whingers?

Duration:00:53:51

January 1 2017

1/1/2018
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Going 'cold turkey' may not be the answer to addiction. Is democracy-based tolerance in Indonesia at an end? The environmental impact of electric cars. Soapbox: Gratitude.

Duration:00:53:51

25 December 2017

12/25/2017
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The 200 year old anti vaxxer movement. Emergency architects. Happiness and how to get it. Changing the seasons to suit Australia. Soapbox: Wedding madness.

Duration:00:53:51

December 18 December 2017

12/18/2017
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Racism and the American Left. Why hot desking is a bad idea. Minerals and wine. For fans, hip hop and heavy metal are more calming than aggravating. Soapbox: Queues.

Duration:00:53:51

December 11 2017

12/11/2017
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The Trump phenomenon, sensitive bullies, America's ghost towns, Double Eleven shopping, and the amazing frog app.

Duration:00:53:51

December 4 2017

12/4/2017
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Why is Christmas a big deal for everyone, the NRA and gun control, the organic food snobs, The Marrakesh Treaty, and indigenous astronomy.

Duration:00:53:51

November 27 2017

11/27/2017
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The new Saudi prince, health tourism, why we distrust organised religion, and society's obsession with happiness.

Duration:00:53:51

November 20 2017

11/20/2017
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Is pornography a drug? The bunny boilers, and a new scan can identify people considering suicide.

Duration:00:28:51

November 13 2017

11/13/2017
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Fake news, the right to die a dog's death, the cult of the expert, and the relationship between politicians and journalists.

Duration:00:53:52

November 3 2017

11/6/2017
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Bringing glamour to Russian politics, the influence of cooking shows, women vs feminism, and the Songlines exhibition.

Duration:00:53:51

October 30 2017

10/30/2017
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Gun culture, Harvey Weinstein and the scapegoat mechanism, enterprise bargaining, and learning to live with Artificial Intelligence.

Duration:00:53:51

October 23 2017

10/23/2017
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Power games in Indonesia, the misconceptions of money laundering, who owns the asteroids, and how music benefits children

Duration:00:53:37

October 16 2017

10/16/2017
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Whose to blame for the Rohingya crisis, Catalan - a personal story, an economic forecast, and the story of the four seasons.

Duration:00:53:51

Counterpoint - 2017-10-09

10/9/2017
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Racism in America, shelter for refugees, the robot revolution, and how to make better butter.

Duration:00:53:51

Counterpoint - 2017-10-02

10/2/2017
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American Marranos, Ewaste, toppling of statues and a multicultural youth survey.

Duration:00:53:51

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