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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.

Twitter:

@LNLonRN

Language:

English

Contact:

Late Night Live GPO Box 9994 Sydney, NSW Australia 2001 02-8333 1379


Episodes

Empathy, Saddam Hussein and Pupfluencers

12/18/2017
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Paul Bloom believes there is an argument against empathy, John Nixon recounts his debriefing of the surprisingly charming Saddam Hussein and how to become a pupfluencer.

Duration: 00:53:21


Alberto Manguel on curiosity

12/14/2017
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Curiosity can lead to danger, but also into discovery.

Duration: 00:53:21


Shashi Tharoor and the Amazon economy

12/13/2017
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Shashi Tharoor describes the de-industralisation of India under British rule and Lina Khan discusses the rise and rise of Amazon.

Duration: 00:53:21


Kate Summerscale on true crime reporting

12/12/2017
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Kate Summerscale has won the prestigious Samuel Johnson Award for non-fiction. Her recent book covers Victorian era crimes including child murder.

Duration: 00:53:48


The Great Strike of 1917

12/11/2017
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In August 1917 around 100,000 workers went on strike to protest against changes to working conditions. This panel of experts discuss the causes and consequences of this infamous strike.

Duration: 00:53:21


Our panel of opinionated experts looks back at 2017

12/7/2017
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2017 was a year like no other; bringing in change on macro and micro levels. How much of what happened really mattered? Our panel weighs in

Duration: 00:53:21


The great derangement; Mosquitoes; US nukes

12/6/2017
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India's great novelist Amitav Ghosh investigates our inability to deal directly with the crisis presented by climate change. Two scientists weigh in on how climate change is reshaping the Aussie Summer, and what we can do about it. How the Trump Administration’s upcoming nuclear posture review will make the world a much more dangerous place.

Duration: 00:53:21


Shapirouette from US: Sad topographies; Tribute to Ken Inglis

12/5/2017
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Shapirouette from America. Sad topographies. Tribute to Ken Inglis.

Duration: 00:53:21


Laura Tingle's Canberra capers; the war in Yemen; Pentridge jail's latest incarnation

12/4/2017
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The government gets a new spring its step with a much needed boost in the polls. The split between the anti-Saud coalition opens up one more deadly complexity in the war in Yemen. Pentridge jail gets an overhaul but how does its lifestyle makeover sit with its brutal history?

Duration: 00:53:21


What will the banking inquiry look into? The National party's identity crisis. The history of dissent in Australian universities.

11/30/2017
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At long last the Turnbull government announces a 'regrettable but necessary' royal commission into the state of the banks. What will the inquiry uncover and what political minefields will it navigate? The National Party's identity crisis came to a head in the Queensland election but its merger with the Liberals has a long and messy history. Sally Percival Wood's new book looks back to when universities were hotbeds of dissent.

Duration: 00:53:21


Ian Dunt reports from London; Emmanuel Macron; North Korea's digital underground

11/29/2017
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UK update - Ian Dunt. Emmanuel Macron, the French Exception. North Korea's hidden revolution.

Duration: 00:53:21


Report from Washington, John Curtin revealed and Sufism explained

11/28/2017
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Will Trump get his tax reforms through Congress, was John Curtin as nice as it is claimed and why is there a war on Sufism? All questions answered tonight.

Duration: 00:53:21


The Qld election explained; Joanne McCarthy and the Royal Commission; Russia and US collusion?

11/27/2017
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Queensland election fallout - the blame game starts within the LNP, One Nation say they aren't going anywhere - and Labor celebrates victory.

Duration: 00:53:21


Adani and the Queensland election; Is industry affecting Burrup Rock Art?; Language and politics with Don Watson

11/23/2017
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Nobody seems to like Adani's Carmichael mine project - not the banks, not the greenies, not the farmers, not the economists. So why are political parties in Queensland still defending the mine?;

Duration: 00:53:22


Pine Gap protests; Oxycontin in USA; German goes wobbly

11/22/2017
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Six Christian peace activists have been on trial in Alice Springs for illegally entering the Pine Gap facility last year.. How one family made billions marketing a highly addictive opioid to America.

Duration: 00:53:21


Bruce Shapiro on the state of the US; what's happening in Zimbabwe; a history of race and citizenship

11/21/2017
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Bruce Shapiro's weekly update on what's happening Stateside; next year Zimbabwe must have an election if it is to follow its constitution but will that actually happen? The race and citizenship saga is not new in Australia - in fact it has a long history.

Duration: 00:53:21


Canberra politics with David Crowe; Saudi Arabia and Iran's battle to control Middle East; Bad science and medical cannabis

11/20/2017
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A delayed parliament, a cold war with the business sector, the prospect of a revolt over a banking inquiry; the government is fighting battles on almost every front.

Duration: 00:53:21


The illicit trade in great apes, Ian Dunt's UK report, Bible Nation

11/16/2017
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A thriving illicit trade sees the babies of great apes stolen and sold across the world for pets and entertainment - Daniel Stiles is the self styled ape detective bent on rescuing them. Ian Dunt on the UK's new austerity, Theresa May's leadership under threat and the continuing Brexit mess. The Museum of the Bible is a high tech propaganda tool funded by a family bent on making the US a Bible republic.

Duration: 00:53:21


A coup in Zimbabwe; Washington capers; Language and War

11/15/2017
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A coup in Zimbabwe. Language, memory and war. Washington capers.

Duration: 00:53:21


Farewell Jacqui Lambie, China's influence in Australia and the fall of Rome.

11/14/2017
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The chaos in Canberra continues, how much influence does China have in Australia and what really caused the fall of the Roman Empire?

Duration: 00:53:21

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