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It is talk radio with a difference. From razor-sharp analysis of current events to the hottest debates in politics, science, philosophy and culture, this program opens up a world of ideas, putting you firmly in the big picture. Presented by Phillip Adams.

It is talk radio with a difference. From razor-sharp analysis of current events to the hottest debates in politics, science, philosophy and culture, this program opens up a world of ideas, putting you firmly in the big picture. Presented by Phillip Adams.
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Sydney, NSW

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It is talk radio with a difference. From razor-sharp analysis of current events to the hottest debates in politics, science, philosophy and culture, this program opens up a world of ideas, putting you firmly in the big picture. Presented by Phillip Adams.

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@LNLonRN

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Episodes

Shapirouette, Asma Jahangir, quantum computing

2/20/2018
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The latest from Washington and Florida, the remarkable life of Asma Jahangir and who are the winners in the world of quantum computing?

Duration:00:53:21

The National Party crisis; Corruption and Indian democracy

2/19/2018
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Can the Coalition last? Corruption and Indian Democracy.

Duration:00:53:21

Tunisia's democracy under pressure; back to the future for Australian IR? The cultural and social history of pockets

2/15/2018
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In Tunisia mass arrests signal blows against a fragile democracy. The Australian model for industrial relations is under fire from both sides - one calls it inflexible, the other side sees it as weak. What would a new system look like? In women's clothing pockets are not just practical, they have a whole social and political history.

Duration:00:53:21

Ireland and Brexit; the Tyranny of metrics; Australia's extinction crisis

2/14/2018
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Managing Ireland and Brexit must be giving Theresa May a headache. Metric fixation: Our obsession with measurement and numbers. With over 1,800 plant and animal species critically endangered, Australia is facing a new extinction crisis.

Duration:00:53:21

Washington, defence oversight and sex scandals

2/13/2018
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The revolving door at the Whitehouse continues as more staff leave and many positions remain unfilled, as Australia embarks on a huge defence spend, the risk of corruption is also on the rise and what could Barnaby Joyce learn from his American counterparts about managing a sex scandal.

Duration:00:53:21

The road to Modi; Forever Young

2/12/2018
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The forces of change - economic, social and religious that brought Narendra Modi to power in India. The forces of change - economic, social and religious that brought Narendra Modi to power in India

Duration:00:53:21

Ian Dunt's UK; Robots; Kitchen tales from Egypt and Morocco

2/8/2018
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The mind-blowing cost of Brexit, the NHS Twitter war and will Cheddar Man redefine what it means to be British? Heavy investment in robot and AI technology is already changing our lives and gadgets, and laying the groundwork for a more robot-centric future. Do the opportunities justify the risks? How the Primus stove and French sauce changed cooking in Egypt and Morocco.

Duration:00:53:21

Poland's 'Death Camp' law; Is Macron Mania on the wane?;Suffragist Scientists

2/7/2018
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Poland's 'Death camp' law. Is Macron-mania on the wane? Suffragist scientists.

Duration:00:53:21

Washington update, is Zuma on the way out and the science of swearing

2/6/2018
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Bruce Shapiro explains the mysterious Nunes memo, South African President Jacob Zuma faces his biggest challenge and we find out if swearing can be good for your health

Duration:00:53:21

Canberra politics; An immigration nation no more?; Yemen war continues

2/5/2018
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Geopolitics and foreign policy dominated federal politics last week , but with Parliament in session, it's back to jobs and growth. Despite large numbers of immigrants coming to Australia lawfully each year, the focus of immigration has changed from successful integration of immigrants to border control. With at least 17 million people on the brink of famine the world’s ‘worst humanitarian crisis’ is rolling into its fourth year but the conflict in Yemen is only becoming even more...

Duration:00:53:21

Death of Liberalism; Secret Twenties

2/1/2018
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Conservative academic Patrick J. Deneen’s scorching new book on the demise of Liberalism’s ultimate project: The United States. How Russian spies confused British intelligence in the 1920s.

Duration:00:53:21

Shapiro on Donald Trump's first State of the Union: China's new radio telescope: On the Couch

1/31/2018
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From the Dreamers to North Korea, and the 'biggest tax cuts in American history'. This was the most tweeted State of the Union, and according to CNN polling, it was also the least well received. vis a 500m wide dish hidden in the remote Karst mountain range. It is now the most sensitive radio receiver in the world making China the most likely nation to make first contact with alien life. Has China considered the risks and responsibilities that come with the dish? Sigmund Freud famously got...

Duration:00:53:21

FBI Deputy resigns, kleptocracy on the rise and the Tet offensive 50 years on.

1/30/2018
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Was the Deputy Director of the FBI forced to resign? How the west facilitates kleptocracy and corruption and we remember the significance of the Tet offensive, 50 years on.

Duration:00:53:21

Laura Tingle's Canberra; Milos Zeman, President of Czech Republic; Rising waters

1/29/2018
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Geo-political start to the year. Milos Zeman: the 'Trumpiest' President outside DC. The Water Will Come.

Duration:00:53:21

Ian Dunt's UK report, the TPP - it's alive! The man who escaped execution

1/25/2018
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Ian Dunt on the tone deaf President's Club and other UK news. After a near death experience the Trans Pacific Partnership has been revived, leaving Trump's US out in the cold. Richard Glossip, a man who was nearly executed for a crime he didn't commit, illustrates the weaknesses of the death penalty.

Duration:00:53:21

A new year for Zimbabwe; Germ warfare debate reignited; Republican debate

1/24/2018
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After a coup which deposed Robert Mugabe comes the hard job of getting Zimbabwe back on track. What did reporter Wilfred Burchett and US army scientist Frank Olson both have in common?

Duration:00:53:21

Bruce is back, the latest from the Korean peninsular and Indian call centre scams

1/23/2018
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The US government shut down has been revoked but for how long, can the Winter Olympic Games bring the Korean peninsular closer to peace and how India became the hub of call centre scams.

Duration:00:53:21

Laura Tingle's Canberra; The economic growth delusion? Australia's last Banking Royal Commission

1/22/2018
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Laura Tingle's Canberra. GDP and the illusion of economic growth. The Banking Royal Commission that put capitalism on trial.

Duration:00:53:21

Trace: part one

1/17/2018
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In a special Late Night Live Summer special, we bring you Trace. Maria James was stabbed 68 times in her own home. For 37 years, police have failed to solve her murder. Her two sons — and one former top cop — have never given up hope. The ABC's Rachael Brown investigates the 37-year-old cold case, and begins to unravel the things in Maria’s life which may hold clues to the murder, including her relationship with the Church.

Duration:00:53:51

Catching a serial killer and America's white trash

1/16/2018
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Detective Steve Fulcher says the system is broken when it comes to catching a serial killer and Nancy Isenberg traces the history of America's white underclass.

Duration:00:53:21

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