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    How the world is coping with coronavirus, six months on

    How the world is coping with coronavirus, six months on

    From Portugal to Pakistan, the Guardian’s international correspondent Michael Safi looks at the different ways countries have been affected by the virus and the impact it is having on the lives of people

    • 26 min
    How Covid-19 laid bare the cracks in Australia’s aged care system

    How Covid-19 laid bare the cracks in Australia’s aged care system

    With over half of Covid-19 deaths in Victoria associated with aged care facilities, the Australian Medical Association has called for a royal commission into the situation. But experts say there were warnings about the sector’s vulnerability stretching back many years. So how did this happen?

    • 29 min
    Will a vaccine or recovery from the virus give us long-term immunity to Covid-19?

    Will a vaccine or recovery from the virus give us long-term immunity to Covid-19?

    New evidence on how our bodies combat the virus has huge implications for the development of a coronavirus vaccine

    • 25 min
    Inside the bitter struggle for control of Queensland's Liberal National party

    Inside the bitter struggle for control of Queensland's Liberal National party

    Queensland is often a conservative stronghold in federal elections, but in recent years the Liberal National party has struggled to gain and hold power at state level. Now, three months away from an election, tensions in the LNP are on the rise. Ben Smee explains why backroom powerbrokers could be holding the party back

    • 29 min
    Is Donald Trump playing politics with the Portland protests?

    Is Donald Trump playing politics with the Portland protests?

    The anti-racism protests in Portland appeared to be dwindling in size until Donald Trump sent in federal officers to confront them, reports the Guardian’s Chris McGreal

    • 27 min
    Greg Jericho on what can you expect from the Covid-19 recession

    Greg Jericho on what can you expect from the Covid-19 recession

    Australia is experiencing its first recession in 30 years. It’s the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression and one like no other before it. Greg Jericho explains where the economy is at now, where we can expect it to take us and why this downturn is so different to others

    • 26 min

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814 Ratings

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Congratulations

This is a great podcast that covers a range of important topics with plenty of research and empathy.

Keep up the good work!

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8 July you talked about the Hallam family outbreak as if Hallam was their surname, you pronounced as if it was an Islamic surname?? It’s a suburb in melb

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Mostly great, with occasional lapses

I find this podcast mostly valuable, but the most recent episode wasn’t great. It didn’t seem particularly objective, in that it didn’t really grapple with the dilemma faced by authorities in highly specific circumstances.

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