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Making sense of a changing world, Extra with Geraldine Doogue explores the risks and possibilities of big shifts in power, puts events with our neighbourhood and overseas into context and explains how this affects Australia’s place within our wider world.
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Making sense of a changing world.
3/25/202454 minutes, 3 seconds
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Making sense of a changing world.
3/18/202454 minutes, 6 seconds
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Making sense of a changing world.
3/11/202454 minutes, 5 seconds
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Extra - Ireland's gender role referendum and social prescribing

Making sense of a changing world.
3/4/202454 minutes, 6 seconds
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Making sense of a changing world.
2/19/202454 minutes, 6 seconds
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Making sense of a changing world.
2/12/202454 minutes, 6 seconds
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Making sense of a changing world, Extra with Fran Kelly explores the risks and possibilities of big shifts in power, puts events in our neighbourhood and overseas into context
2/5/202454 minutes, 36 seconds
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Making sense of a changing world.
1/29/202454 minutes, 6 seconds
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Artists for Peace - "Two musicians who happen to be Muslim and Jewish."

Making sense of a changing world.
12/18/202354 minutes, 6 seconds
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Making sense of a changing world.
12/11/202354 minutes, 5 seconds
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Making sense of a changing world.
11/13/202354 minutes, 7 seconds
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November's edition of A Foreign Affair

Making sense of a changing world.
11/6/202354 minutes, 22 seconds
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Making sense of a changing world.
10/30/202354 minutes, 6 seconds
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What life is like in the West Bank in times of relative peace

Making sense of a changing world.
10/23/202354 minutes, 6 seconds
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Making sense of a changing world.
10/16/202354 minutes, 6 seconds
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The 50th anniversary of the Yom Kippur war

Making sense of a changing world.
10/9/202354 minutes, 6 seconds
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The rise in copper thefts around Australia

Making sense of a changing world.
10/2/202354 minutes, 7 seconds
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Making sense of a changing world.
9/25/202353 minutes, 49 seconds
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Why are French winemakers destroying their product?

Making sense of a changing world.
9/18/202354 minutes, 6 seconds
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Making sense of a changing world.
9/11/202354 minutes, 5 seconds
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What are the obstacles to downsizing once the kids have left?

Making sense of a changing world.
9/4/202354 minutes, 6 seconds
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Making sense of a changing world.
8/28/202355 minutes, 16 seconds
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Peter Yu's argument for Indigenous economic empowerment

Making sense of a changing world.
8/21/202354 minutes, 6 seconds
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Making sense of a changing world.
8/14/202354 minutes, 5 seconds
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Making sense of a changing world.
8/14/202354 minutes, 5 seconds
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A reflection on the epic marriage of Winnie and Nelson Mandela

Making sense of a changing world.
8/7/202354 minutes, 6 seconds
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Why Australia should be doing more with our critical minerals

Making sense of a changing world.
7/31/202354 minutes, 6 seconds
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Why Australia should be doing more with our critical minerals

Making sense of a changing world.
7/31/202354 minutes, 6 seconds
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Making sense of a changing world.
7/17/202354 minutes, 5 seconds
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Making sense of a changing world.
7/17/202354 minutes, 5 seconds
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Making sense of a changing world.
7/10/202354 minutes, 6 seconds
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Making sense of a changing world.
7/10/202354 minutes, 6 seconds
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Making sense of a changing world.
7/3/202352 minutes, 36 seconds
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Making sense of a changing world.
7/3/202352 minutes, 36 seconds
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Margaret MacMillan; echoes of WWI in Ukraine today

Making sense of a changing world.
6/26/202354 minutes, 5 seconds
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Margaret MacMillan; echoes of WWI in Ukraine today

Making sense of a changing world.
6/26/202354 minutes, 5 seconds
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Making sense of a changing world.
6/19/202354 minutes, 6 seconds
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Making sense of a changing world.
6/19/202354 minutes, 6 seconds
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What Australians really think and feel about universities

Making sense of a changing world.
6/12/202354 minutes, 7 seconds
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What Australians really think and feel about universities

Making sense of a changing world.
6/12/202354 minutes, 7 seconds
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Where will the PWC scandal lead?

Making sense of a changing world.
6/5/202354 minutes, 7 seconds
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Where will the PWC scandal lead?

Making sense of a changing world.
6/5/202354 minutes, 7 seconds
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How do bank branch closures affect regional communities?

Making sense of a changing world.
5/29/202354 minutes, 9 seconds
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How do bank branch closures affect regional communities?

Making sense of a changing world.
5/29/202354 minutes, 9 seconds
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Australia's dire payroll situation

Making sense of a changing world.
5/15/202354 minutes, 28 seconds
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Australia's dire payroll situation

Making sense of a changing world.
5/15/202354 minutes, 28 seconds
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Kevin Rudd remembers Allan Gyngell

Making sense of a changing world.
5/8/202354 minutes, 6 seconds
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Kevin Rudd remembers Allan Gyngell

Making sense of a changing world.
5/8/202354 minutes, 6 seconds
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Heirs of slavery to apologies for past wrongs

Making sense of a changing world.
5/1/202353 minutes, 56 seconds
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Heirs of slavery to apologies for past wrongs

Making sense of a changing world.
5/1/202353 minutes, 56 seconds
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What do research unis want from the government's University Accord?

Making sense of a changing world.
4/24/202355 minutes, 16 seconds
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What do research unis want from the government's University Accord?

Making sense of a changing world.
4/24/202355 minutes, 16 seconds
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Where are we going with AI?

Making sense of a changing world.
4/17/202354 minutes, 6 seconds
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Where are we going with AI?

Making sense of a changing world.
4/17/202354 minutes, 6 seconds
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Saving China's imperial art treasures

Making sense of a changing world.
4/10/202354 minutes, 6 seconds
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Saving China's imperial art treasures

Making sense of a changing world.
4/10/202354 minutes, 6 seconds
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RBA review and Pentridge Prison opens gates to the past

Making sense of a changing world.
4/3/202354 minutes, 6 seconds
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RBA review and Pentridge Prison opens gates to the past

Making sense of a changing world.
4/3/202354 minutes, 6 seconds
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Surfing for gender equality in PNG

Making sense of a changing world.
3/27/20230
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Surfing for gender equality in PNG

Making sense of a changing world.
3/27/20230
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Making sense of a changing world.
3/20/20230
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Making sense of a changing world.
3/20/20230
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Historic new oceans treaty

Making sense of a changing world.
3/13/20230
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Historic new oceans treaty

Making sense of a changing world.
3/13/20230
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Making sense of a changing world.
3/6/20230
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Making sense of a changing world.
3/6/20230
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The rise and fall of the UK's flagship gender service for children

Making sense of a changing world.
2/27/20230
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The rise and fall of the UK's flagship gender service for children

Making sense of a changing world.
2/27/20230
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A Foreign Affair and the Norther Rivers floods one year on

Making sense of a changing world.
2/20/20230
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A Foreign Affair and the Norther Rivers floods one year on

Making sense of a changing world.
2/20/20230
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Landmark security trial of the Hong Kong 47

Making sense of a changing world.
2/13/20230
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Landmark security trial of the Hong Kong 47

Making sense of a changing world.
2/13/20230
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Jim Chalmers' essay: renovating not only the RBA, but capitalism? 

Making sense of a changing world.
2/6/20230
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Jim Chalmers' essay: renovating not only the RBA, but capitalism? 

Making sense of a changing world.
2/6/20230
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Russia's new theory of victory under General Sergei Surovikin

Making sense of a changing world.
12/19/20220
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Russia's new theory of victory under General Sergei Surovikin

Making sense of a changing world.
12/19/20220
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Making sense of a changing world.
12/12/20220
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Making sense of a changing world.
12/12/20220
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South Australia's renewables plan and reflections on American exceptionalism

Plus, new research into why Greek migrants changed or anglicised their names, and why so few have changed back.
12/5/20220
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South Australia's renewables plan and reflections on American exceptionalism

Plus, new research into why Greek migrants changed or anglicised their names, and why so few have changed back.
12/5/20220
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Making sense of a changing world.
11/28/20220
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Making sense of a changing world.
11/28/20220
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Making sense of a changing world.
10/31/20220
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Making sense of a changing world.
10/31/20220
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Making sense of a changing world.
10/17/20220
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Making sense of a changing world.
10/17/20220
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Extra, Monday September 19

A forensic look at the proposed changes to the Constitution which would enshrine an indigenous voice to parliament and how Turkey is turning its back on democratic ideals.
9/19/20220
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Extra, Monday September 19

A forensic look at the proposed changes to the Constitution which would enshrine an indigenous voice to parliament and how Turkey is turning its back on democratic ideals.
9/19/20220
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Engaging and in depth discussions, debates and interviews presented by Geraldine Doogue.
9/5/20220
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Engaging and in depth discussions, debates and interviews presented by Geraldine Doogue.
9/5/20220
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and women's relationship with alcohol over the years
8/29/20220
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and women's relationship with alcohol over the years
8/29/20220
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Extra, Monday August 22

After Republican congresswoman Liz Cheney's loss in the Wyoming primary to a Trump-endorsed candidate we discuss the future of the GOP, her possible run for President, and what this all means for the Democrats. 
8/22/20220
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Extra, Monday August 22

After Republican congresswoman Liz Cheney's loss in the Wyoming primary to a Trump-endorsed candidate we discuss the future of the GOP, her possible run for President, and what this all means for the Democrats. 
8/22/20220
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The economics to growing up - A new academic analysis of 21 billion Facebook friendships sheds like on class and social mobility
8/15/20220
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The economics to growing up - A new academic analysis of 21 billion Facebook friendships sheds like on class and social mobility
8/15/20220
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Serious teacher shortage and A Foreign Affair

Serious teacher shortage – Schools are at breaking point unable to find enough teachers. Classes are having to be merged, and teachers are being lured out of retirement to plug holes. The crisis is across public, catholic, and independent schools and has hit cities immune from previous shortages. AITSL chief executive Mark Grant
8/8/20220
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Serious teacher shortage and A Foreign Affair

Serious teacher shortage – Schools are at breaking point unable to find enough teachers. Classes are having to be merged, and teachers are being lured out of retirement to plug holes. The crisis is across public, catholic, and independent schools and has hit cities immune from previous shortages. AITSL chief executive Mark Grant
8/8/20220
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Is Merkel's legacy in tatters and digitising the government services

and a history of the Country Women's Association
8/1/20220
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Is Merkel's legacy in tatters and digitising the government services

and a history of the Country Women's Association
8/1/20220
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The dark side of "Gone with the Wind" and who will lead Sri Lanka?

Sri Lankan military ‘whatever it takes’ - with the Sri Lankan president fleeing to the Maldives the Prime Minister has ordered the military to contains protestors. Dr Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu, Executive Director, Centre for Policy Alternative Sri Lanka  
7/18/20220
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The dark side of "Gone with the Wind" and who will lead Sri Lanka?

Sri Lankan military ‘whatever it takes’ - with the Sri Lankan president fleeing to the Maldives the Prime Minister has ordered the military to contains protestors. Dr Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu, Executive Director, Centre for Policy Alternative Sri Lanka  
7/18/20220
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Wellness in schools and the Tour de Femmes

Wellness in schools:  The Victorian government has committed $200 million to place well being leaders in the state's primary schools by 2026.  But what exactly is wellbeing?  How do you define it - and even more importantly how is it attained? Dr Annie Gowing, University of Melbourne and  Helen Aguiar is the principal of Perth College, an Anglican school for girls
7/11/20220
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Wellness in schools and the Tour de Femmes

Wellness in schools:  The Victorian government has committed $200 million to place well being leaders in the state's primary schools by 2026.  But what exactly is wellbeing?  How do you define it - and even more importantly how is it attained? Dr Annie Gowing, University of Melbourne and  Helen Aguiar is the principal of Perth College, an Anglican school for girls
7/11/20220
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How to argue well; A foreign affair

How to argue well: Bo Seo is a two-time world champion debater and a former coach of the Australian national debating team and the Harvard College Debating Union. His new book “Good Arguments: How debate teaches us to listen and be heard” is published by Penguin.  Bo Seo discusses how to argue well, if at all, in an increasingly polarised world
7/4/20220
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How to argue well; A foreign affair

How to argue well: Bo Seo is a two-time world champion debater and a former coach of the Australian national debating team and the Harvard College Debating Union. His new book “Good Arguments: How debate teaches us to listen and be heard” is published by Penguin.  Bo Seo discusses how to argue well, if at all, in an increasingly polarised world
7/4/20220
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Pandemic preparedness and solar panels in space

and what happens when Fox News watchers switch over to CNN?
6/27/202254 minutes, 6 seconds
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Pandemic preparedness and solar panels in space

and what happens when Fox News watchers switch over to CNN?
6/27/202254 minutes, 6 seconds
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Is there a threat to digital democracy and what's the signature of Australian food?

*Digital democracy - Dr Samir Saran, President of the Observer Researcher Foundation in India is calling for greater transnational regulation of the global internet, arguing that technology is an "existential threat" to democracy. He wants technology to be a digital public good and serve the world equally. We need rules and we need to advance digital cooperation.
6/20/20220
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Is there a threat to digital democracy and what's the signature of Australian food?

*Digital democracy - Dr Samir Saran, President of the Observer Researcher Foundation in India is calling for greater transnational regulation of the global internet, arguing that technology is an "existential threat" to democracy. He wants technology to be a digital public good and serve the world equally. We need rules and we need to advance digital cooperation.
6/20/20220
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A political potrait of Xi and what is the future of work from home?

and a film about about bird medics in New Dehli
6/13/202254 minutes, 6 seconds
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A political potrait of Xi and what is the future of work from home?

and a film about about bird medics in New Dehli
6/13/202254 minutes, 6 seconds
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A fractured UK; and the history of the Debney peace in rural Queensland

Plus, great tips on what to watch, read and listen to with The Pick.
6/6/202254 minutes, 6 seconds
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A fractured UK; and the history of the Debney peace in rural Queensland

Plus, great tips on what to watch, read and listen to with The Pick.
6/6/202254 minutes, 6 seconds
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A Foreign Affair and the Liberal Party's move to the right

remembering the single minded travel writer Dervla Murphy
5/30/202254 minutes, 5 seconds
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A Foreign Affair and the Liberal Party's move to the right

remembering the single minded travel writer Dervla Murphy
5/30/202254 minutes, 5 seconds
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Mining towns want energy transformation; Who is a better economic manager? and life after politics

and a tribute to the late Caroline Jones
5/23/202252 minutes, 20 seconds
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Mining towns want energy transformation; Who is a better economic manager? and life after politics

and a tribute to the late Caroline Jones
5/23/202252 minutes, 20 seconds
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The race for the senate and the activist, poet Judith Wright

and election express
5/16/202254 minutes, 5 seconds
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The race for the senate and the activist, poet Judith Wright

and election express
5/16/202254 minutes, 5 seconds
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Wooing the Indian vote; stars and showbiz

and an endgame in the Ukraine.
5/9/202254 minutes, 7 seconds
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Wooing the Indian vote; stars and showbiz

and an endgame in the Ukraine.
5/9/202254 minutes, 7 seconds
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The battle for Perth's Liberal heartland; is Russia committing genocide in Ukraine?

And tips on what read and watch and hear from our international relations experts.
5/2/202254 minutes, 7 seconds
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The battle for Perth's Liberal heartland; is Russia committing genocide in Ukraine?

And tips on what read and watch and hear from our international relations experts.
5/2/202254 minutes, 7 seconds
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A Foreign Affair examines elections policies and the recently penned China-Solomon's deal

And Indigenous soldier Jack Huggins survived the notorious Thai-Burma railway in World War II. His daughters, Jackie Huggins and Ngaire Jarro, recently wrote a biography on his life.
4/25/202252 minutes, 10 seconds
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A Foreign Affair examines elections policies and the recently penned China-Solomon's deal

And Indigenous soldier Jack Huggins survived the notorious Thai-Burma railway in World War II. His daughters, Jackie Huggins and Ngaire Jarro, recently wrote a biography on his life.
4/25/202252 minutes, 10 seconds
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Can Australia save American democracy and the rise in online games

And what do Indonesians think of Australia and its near neighbours
4/10/202254 minutes, 7 seconds
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Can Australia save American democracy and the rise in online games

And what do Indonesians think of Australia and its near neighbours
4/10/202254 minutes, 7 seconds
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Emergency services crumble under flood pressure and art in public spaces

Plus how to bring more women, and older people into the workforce
4/4/202254 minutes, 6 seconds
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Emergency services crumble under flood pressure and art in public spaces

Plus how to bring more women, and older people into the workforce
4/4/202254 minutes, 6 seconds
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Reflections on Russia and will Macron be re-elected again?

And Australia in 50 plays
3/21/202254 minutes, 5 seconds
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Reflections on Russia and will Macron be re-elected again?

And Australia in 50 plays
3/21/202254 minutes, 5 seconds
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Russia cast out of the global economic system and A Foreign Affair - shifts in Asia

And the making of modern Ireland
3/14/202254 minutes, 5 seconds
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Russia cast out of the global economic system and A Foreign Affair - shifts in Asia

And the making of modern Ireland
3/14/202254 minutes, 5 seconds
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Kevin Rudd on China's response to Russia and Germany bolsters defence spend

and the Australian Electoral Commission fights misinformation
3/7/202254 minutes, 6 seconds
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Kevin Rudd on China's response to Russia and Germany bolsters defence spend

and the Australian Electoral Commission fights misinformation
3/7/202254 minutes, 6 seconds
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Lessons from the cold war; international turmoil and the upcoming election

and an Australian family helping Jewish holocaust survivors
2/28/202254 minutes, 7 seconds
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Lessons from the cold war; international turmoil and the upcoming election

and an Australian family helping Jewish holocaust survivors
2/28/202254 minutes, 7 seconds
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Gonski funding ten years on and 'is disorder the new international order'?

And The Pick brings you the latest on what to read, watch and listen to.
2/21/202254 minutes, 7 seconds
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Gonski funding ten years on and 'is disorder the new international order'?

And The Pick brings you the latest on what to read, watch and listen to.
2/21/202254 minutes, 7 seconds
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Class wars in Australia and the history of the women's ocean pool in Sydney

and what makes a great stock-picker? and dynamic covid zero in Hong Kong.
2/14/202254 minutes, 7 seconds
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Class wars in Australia and the history of the women's ocean pool in Sydney

and what makes a great stock-picker? and dynamic covid zero in Hong Kong.
2/14/202254 minutes, 7 seconds
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A Foreign Affair; the privilege of proximity

Plus, the chequered history of great public libraries
2/7/202254 minutes, 7 seconds
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A Foreign Affair; the privilege of proximity

Plus, the chequered history of great public libraries
2/7/202254 minutes, 7 seconds
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A short history of Ukraine and Stephen Page's last dance for Bangarra

Russia and Ukraine share history that goes back centuries. But why has Russia never really accepted Ukraine's independence? Arkady Ostrovsky, Russia and Eastern Europe editor of The Economist joins us to explain how history plays into today's tensions.
1/31/202254 minutes, 7 seconds
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A short history of Ukraine and Stephen Page's last dance for Bangarra

Russia and Ukraine share history that goes back centuries. But why has Russia never really accepted Ukraine's independence? Arkady Ostrovsky, Russia and Eastern Europe editor of The Economist joins us to explain how history plays into today's tensions.
1/31/202254 minutes, 7 seconds
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The Next Generation's Australia

Plus, Dr David Kilcullen and Dr Greg Mills on why the West failed in Afghanistan, and Politicians' Picks - Chris Bowen, Hollie Hughes and Zali Steggall join us with their recommendations for reading, watching and listening this summer.
12/20/202154 minutes, 7 seconds
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The Next Generation's Australia

Plus, Dr David Kilcullen and Dr Greg Mills on why the West failed in Afghanistan, and Politicians' Picks - Chris Bowen, Hollie Hughes and Zali Steggall join us with their recommendations for reading, watching and listening this summer.
12/20/202154 minutes, 7 seconds
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What will it take to reverse the decline of democracy?

Plus, Indigenous equine therapy in the Kimberley and ultimate train journeys of the world
12/13/202139 minutes, 50 seconds
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What will it take to reverse the decline of democracy?

Plus, Indigenous equine therapy in the Kimberley and ultimate train journeys of the world
12/13/202139 minutes, 50 seconds
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A Foreign Affair: Year in Review

Plus, can our gum trees withstand a warming climate?
12/6/202145 minutes, 24 seconds
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A Foreign Affair: Year in Review

Plus, can our gum trees withstand a warming climate?
12/6/202145 minutes, 24 seconds
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How will the Coalition government fare in next year's election?

How will the Coalition government fare in next year's election? Tax rebels and why fridges are so important
11/29/202145 minutes, 32 seconds
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How will the Coalition government fare in next year's election?

How will the Coalition government fare in next year's election? Tax rebels and why fridges are so important
11/29/202145 minutes, 32 seconds
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What can Labor bring to the election campaign?

Plus, the tricky science of trigger warnings and the rise of female share investors.
11/22/202145 minutes, 17 seconds
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What can Labor bring to the election campaign?

Plus, the tricky science of trigger warnings and the rise of female share investors.
11/22/202145 minutes, 17 seconds
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Crypto comes of age; Charting two cultures in WA

Plus, meet the veterans pulling in the harvest.
11/15/202147 minutes, 27 seconds
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Crypto comes of age; Charting two cultures in WA

Plus, meet the veterans pulling in the harvest.
11/15/202147 minutes, 27 seconds
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Macron under pressure and are we really facing a 'great resignation'?

Plus, foreign-affairs related recommendations for reading, watching and listening.
11/8/202145 minutes, 14 seconds
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Macron under pressure and are we really facing a 'great resignation'?

Plus, foreign-affairs related recommendations for reading, watching and listening.
11/8/202145 minutes, 14 seconds
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Facebook Papers and A Foreign Affair: Australia's pivot to India

Facebook revelations lead to it's rebranding as 'META'. Our esteemed guests for A Foreign Affair discuss Australia's pivot to India, the ASEAN summit and the geopolitics of COP26. And the first vampire story in the English language has been found in a library in Queensland.
11/1/202145 minutes, 19 seconds
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Facebook Papers and A Foreign Affair: Australia's pivot to India

Facebook revelations lead to it's rebranding as 'META'. Our esteemed guests for A Foreign Affair discuss Australia's pivot to India, the ASEAN summit and the geopolitics of COP26. And the first vampire story in the English language has been found in a library in Queensland.
11/1/202145 minutes, 19 seconds
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Gareth Evans on 30 years of peace in Cambodia and Peter FitzSimons on Australia's greatest (unknown) explorer

Plus, should you consider a job in tech? Tens of thousands of jobs are available in Australia's fastest-growing sector.
10/25/202145 minutes, 19 seconds
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Gareth Evans on 30 years of peace in Cambodia and Peter FitzSimons on Australia's greatest (unknown) explorer

Plus, should you consider a job in tech? Tens of thousands of jobs are available in Australia's fastest-growing sector.
10/25/202145 minutes, 19 seconds
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The hollowing out of the public service and the politics of net zero in the regions

Plus, Gillian Tett on using anthropological tools to drive better policy.
10/18/202145 minutes, 2 seconds
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The hollowing out of the public service and the politics of net zero in the regions

Plus, Gillian Tett on using anthropological tools to drive better policy.
10/18/202145 minutes, 2 seconds
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The notorious British spy George Blake

Plus, recommendations for reading, watching and listening in October.
10/11/202132 minutes, 22 seconds
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The notorious British spy George Blake

Plus, recommendations for reading, watching and listening in October.
10/11/202132 minutes, 22 seconds
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Ian Goldin on building a better post-pandemic world

Plus, Lin Hatfield Dodds on systems leadership and steering Australia's oldest charity The Benevolent Society, CEO of Good Things Australia Foundation Jess Wilson provides practical advice on where you can go to build your digital skills and Catherine Fisher, author of Sound Citizens: Australian Women Broadcasters Claim their Voice, 1923–1956 examines how a cohort of professional women broadcasters, activists and politicians used radio to improve women’s status in Australia from the introduction of radio in 1923 until the introduction of television in 1956.
10/4/202154 minutes, 5 seconds
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Ian Goldin on building a better post-pandemic world

Plus, Lin Hatfield Dodds on systems leadership and steering Australia's oldest charity The Benevolent Society, CEO of Good Things Australia Foundation Jess Wilson provides practical advice on where you can go to build your digital skills and Catherine Fisher, author of Sound Citizens: Australian Women Broadcasters Claim their Voice, 1923–1956 examines how a cohort of professional women broadcasters, activists and politicians used radio to improve women’s status in Australia from the introduction of radio in 1923 until the introduction of television in 1956.
10/4/202154 minutes, 5 seconds
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A Foreign Affair: China, and Australia in the Pacific

As the Chinese Communist Party gears up for 20th Party Congress in 2022, Beijing is implementing sweeping changes across a host of industries and parts of society. Is there a common motive, a ‘red thread’, running through these changes?
9/27/202146 minutes, 44 seconds
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A Foreign Affair: China, and Australia in the Pacific

As the Chinese Communist Party gears up for 20th Party Congress in 2022, Beijing is implementing sweeping changes across a host of industries and parts of society. Is there a common motive, a ‘red thread’, running through these changes?
9/27/202146 minutes, 44 seconds
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Life after 'Mutti': Germany farewells Angela Merkel

Plus, Lebanon's crumbling healthcare system and improving adult literacy in Australia.
9/20/202145 minutes, 24 seconds
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The legacy of 9/11 and the enduring appeal of Roger Federer

Two decades after the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, the memories of those terrible events still loom large in the national psyche. On the 20th anniversary of September 11, three American commentators from across the political spectrum reflect on the cultural legacy of September 11, and the lasting impacts it has had on the United States.
9/13/202145 minutes, 26 seconds
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Journalist Nick Bryant reflects on life at a crossroads

Plus, what to read, watch and listen to in September.
9/6/202144 minutes, 48 seconds
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70 years of ANZUS and the golfing boom

Plus, stories of hope and humanity during the pandemic.
8/30/202154 minutes, 6 seconds
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The ethics of mandatory vaccination; Rebellion in Cuba and 70 years of the Australian Financial Review

8/23/202154 minutes, 5 seconds
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Alan Rusbridger on why the pandemic is good for journalism; Where are all the political biographies of women?

Plus, Evie Wyld reads her poem 'Floorboards', and we get some recommendations for reading, watching and listening in August.
8/16/202154 minutes, 4 seconds
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The story of Afterpay and David Miliband on the Age of Impunity

Plus, reflections of an Australian writer who survived the Beirut port explosion a year ago.
8/9/202154 minutes, 5 seconds
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A Foreign Affair heads to Southeast Asia, a short history of war, and 75 years of the ANU

Southeast Asia has quickly become the region hardest hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, with many countries that successfully held off the pandemic last year now suffering from the spread of the Delta variant. The domestic social, economic and political ramifications could be significant, and they come at a time when the region is of growing geopolitical significance to the US and China. Guests: Emma Connors, Southeast Asia correspondent for the Australian Financial Review; Dr Huong Le Thu, senior analyst at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) and a non-resident fellow with the Southeast Asia Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and Michael Wesley, Deputy Vice Chancellor, International, at the University of Melbourne.
8/2/202154 minutes, 5 seconds
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Ian Silk on the past and future of superannuation; Nordic policy lessons and growing up in the Wimmera.

After 15 years at the helm of AustralianSuper and a career in superannuation going back to 1994, Ian Silk reflects on what the incredible growth of industry super funds might mean for the future of the sector and for Australia's economy as a whole.
7/19/202154 minutes, 7 seconds
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The battle to break up Big Tech, and the women who took on ISIS and won

Plus, recommendations for reading, watching and listening this month.
7/12/202153 minutes, 28 seconds
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100 years of the Chinese Communist Party; and a productive indigenous partnership

Founded in 1921 by 13 men inspired by the Bolshevik Revolution, the Chinese Communist Party now has 92 million members and is undoubtedly the most powerful political party in the world. Leading Sinologists Kerry Brown, Director of the Lau China Institute at King's College London; Rana Mitter, Professor of the History and Politics of Modern China at the University of Oxford and Linda Jaivin, the author of The Shortest History of China discuss the extraordinary rise of Chinese Communist Party, the philosophy that underpins it, and where it might lead China next.
7/5/202154 minutes, 6 seconds
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A Foreign Affair discussion about Latin America; and the rise and fall of Robert Maxwell

Latin America is one of the parts of the world that has been hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and with 11 Latin countries holding elections this year, the region is plagued by insecurity and instability. Latin American experts Maria Victoria Murillo of Columbia University, and Kenneth Roberts of Cornell University discuss the transformative changes taking place in Colombia, Peru and Chile. Plus, it's been 18 months since Australia's devastating Black Summer of bushfires. We revisit one of the worst affected areas with ecologist Mark Graham, for an update on how its recovering. And, in his latest book, the bestselling author of A Very English Scandal, John Preston looks at the extraordinary rise and scandalous fall of the notorious media mogul and former MP, Robert Maxwell.
6/28/202154 minutes, 6 seconds
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The winners and losers of remote working, and policing v privacy

Plus, the perils of being a PhD student at the moment, and women walking through history
6/21/202154 minutes, 8 seconds
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Space race, Geoff Raby and diplomacy, and finding nature in cities

Leading Australian strategist Alan Dupont and space law specialist Dr Cassandra Steer argue that Australia has the potential to be a much bigger player in the new space age, but at the moment we’re being left behind.
6/14/202154 minutes, 7 seconds
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The future of batteries; Martin Indyk on diplomacy, and what to read, watch and listen to in June

RenewEconomy's Giles Parkinson and CSIRO Principal Research Scientist Dr Adam Best join us to discuss the latest in batteries - big and small; then former US Ambassador to Israel Martin Indyk on diplomacy, political developments in Israel and Palestine, and the 'master of the game' - US diplomat Henry Kissinger; And, Alex Oliver director of research at the Lowy Institute and Rory Medcalf, head of the National Security College at the Crawford School of Public Policy give us their pick of books, shows, podcasts and music this month.
6/7/202152 minutes, 32 seconds
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Republican party challenges; truth and false claims in mountain climbing; and meet the US Consul General in Sydney, Sharon Hudson Dean

Two Republicans who walked away from their party, despite illustrious careers within it, speak out about the failure of the GOP to snap back to its pre-Trump position, the continued rise of far-right firebrands as moderates lose traction, and what this means about the trajectory of the Republican Party and American democracy as we know it.
5/31/202154 minutes, 6 seconds
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Reviving Australian manufacturing, Sue Boyd on diplomacy, and the joy of being a beginner.

Australian manufacturing has been steadily declining, but there are renewed efforts to 'make Australia make again'. Sue Boyd on her career as a successful diplomat, and her struggle for equal opportunity in Canberra. And author Tom Vanderbilt rediscovers the joy of learning new skills and debunks the myth that 'you can't teach an old dog new tricks'.
5/24/202154 minutes, 6 seconds