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ABC (Australia)

With a focus on international politics and business, Saturday Extra talks to expert commentators about the things that matter to Australians. Presented by Geraldine Doogue.

With a focus on international politics and business, Saturday Extra talks to expert commentators about the things that matter to Australians. Presented by Geraldine Doogue.
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Sydney, NSW

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With a focus on international politics and business, Saturday Extra talks to expert commentators about the things that matter to Australians. Presented by Geraldine Doogue.

Language:

English

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Saturday Extra ABC Radio National GPO Box 9994 Sydney 2001 (02) 8333 1650


Episodes

A Foreign Affair; Henry David Thoreau; the year 1947; the age of the horse and living with drought

1/19/2018
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A Foreign Affair from September; the legacy of Henry David Thoreau; the year 1947; a history of the horse and living with drought in Australia.

Duration: 01:26:46


A Foreign Affair; George Megalogenis and Ramesh Thaukur on migration; Howard Jacobsen and Bob Connolly

1/12/2018
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A Foreign Affair from July; George Megalogenis and Ramesh Thaukur on the changing face of migration; British writer Howard Jacobsen and Bob Connolly on the PNG highlands.

Duration: 01:23:10


A Foreign Affair; Frank Dikotter and China; war reportage and Kranji, Singapore

1/5/2018
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A Foreign Affair from April 2017; Frank Dikotter and the Chinese archives; war reportage with Janine Di Giovani and the Kranji countryside in Singapore.

Duration: 01:23:11


A Foreign Affair; Van Cliburn; Andrew Ford and Istanbul

12/29/2017
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A Foreign Affair from March; the American pianist Van Cliburn; memoirs of music with RN's Andy Ford and the three cities of Istanbul.

Duration: 01:23:10


A Foreign Affair; Singapore's Prime Minister; Australian start ups and the greening of Singapore

12/22/2017
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The first of Saturday Extra's A Foreign Affair from February and tales from Singapore with the Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong; Australian start ups and the greening of Singapore.

Duration: 01:23:12


Australia China relations; implications of proposed foreign intervention laws; business and finance in 2017 and the legendary newspaper editor Harry Evans

12/15/2017
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Foreign interference. Without America. A Foreign Affair. Business wrap for 2017. Legendary journalist and editor Harry Evans.

Duration: 01:24:44


Public sector co-ops; Climate risk; Chris Patten; Higher education; Vietnam

12/8/2017
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Public sector co-operatives; Climate risk; Chris Patten and a sort of memoir; re-assessing our university system; and the making of Vietnam.

Duration: 01:24:29


Jokowi's dilemmas, the decline of US global leadership with FT's Gideon Rachman, teacher knows best in Chinese schools and the Australian year in review.

12/1/2017
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Gideon Rachman on world affairs. No sign of promised progressive reform in Indonesia. State of the nation in 2017. Little soldiers: An American boy in a Chinese school. The New Chinese.

Duration: 01:24:03


China; banking royal commission; Allan Gyngell; A Foreign Affair and a sense of smell

11/24/2017
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Geoff Raby on China; the pros and cons of a banking royal commission; Allan Gyngell on Australia's place in the world; A Foreign Affair and a sense of smell.

Duration: 01:24:06


Turkey's pivot; Rupert Murdoch; future of VE; Henry David Thoreau

11/17/2017
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Turkey's pivot from the west to the east; a new centre for Western Civilisation; changing vocational education to suit future jobs; green building and the legacy of American writer Henry David Thoreau.

Duration: 01:24:10


Israel's domestic tensions, Australia's screen future, Saudia Arabia at war with itself and 1947: when now begins.

11/10/2017
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Israeli internal politics. Reportage from Midwest Trump supporters: Make America Great Again. Australia's screen future. Saudi Arabia and the region. 1947: When now begins. Impact of the Russian Revolution on Australia's left.

Duration: 01:24:27


Marty Natalegawa; Citizenship debacle; US Democrats; Russian Revolution and drought in Australia

11/3/2017
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Marty Natalegawa on democracy and ASEAN; superannuation fees; wider implications of the dual citizenship debacle; the future of the US Democrats; anniversary of the Russian Revolution and drought in Australia.

Duration: 01:23:39


Remembering the Reformation, Barnaby Joyce faces byelection; Kokoda campaign anniversary and A Foreign Affair

10/27/2017
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Reformation divided. Implications for Turnbull government after High Court citizenship ruling. Kokoda 75th anniversary. A foreign affair. The aftermath of the Reformation. Reformation tours.

Duration: 01:24:22


UK politics; George Megalogenis; Midwest Trump supporters and Man Booker winner George Saunders.

10/20/2017
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Brexit talks and UK politics; the shift to a Eurasian nation; where are Asian-Australians in public life; midwest Trump voters on race and immigration and Man Booker winner George Saunders on tolerance, politics and race

Duration: 01:23:54


Russia's opposition; CCP Congress; protecting gig workers; asylum by boat; US jobs and Caroline Chisolm

10/13/2017
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Putin's opposition; Xi Jinping's hold on power; is it possible to unionise gig workers; Malcolm Fraser's dealing with unauthorised asylum seekers; Trump voters on US jobs and economy and remembering Caroline Chisolm.

Duration: 01:24:12


Unified Palestine; Southeast Asia conflict; pokies court case; frontier wars; guns and Trump supporters and Singaporean hawkers

10/6/2017
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Gaza talks between Hamas and Fatah; Southeast Asia power and conflict; pokies court case decision pending; commemorating frontier wars; Midwest Trump supporters and gun legislation and the changing face of the hawker scene in Singapore.

Duration: 01:23:53


Electric trucking; charities commission; Gareth Evans; A Foreign Affair

9/29/2017
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Tesla semis and the future of trucking; a review of the Charities Commission; Gareth Evans' on his political memoir; A Foreign Affair and the committed Tiger fans.

Duration: 01:24:22


Indian pharmaceuticals; NZ and German elections; class division and South Sudan

9/22/2017
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Pharmacy of the developing world; New Zealand and German elections; overcoming class cluelessness in the US and an on the ground report from South Sudan.

Duration: 01:25:10


UN Security Council; market concentration; the US and fear; Christina Lamb and the age of the horse

9/15/2017
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UN security council; market concentration; why are Americans so fearful; Christina Lamb on the war on women in Afghanistan and the age of the horse.

Duration: 01:23:30


Peace and conflict in Asia, solutions to refugee crisis, and business opportunities on China's Belt and Road project

9/8/2017
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Belt and Road business opportunities. Rohingya crisis. Peace and conflict in Asia. Israeli journalist Nir Baram. Managing the refugee crisis.

Duration: 01:24:10

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