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Biden in Asia, the origins of Russia's propaganda machine and German film 'The Last Execution'
We retrace President Biden's steps through Asia and discuss the volatile situation in North Korea. Plus, the origins of Russia's propaganda and the roots of the 'Z' campaign we've been seeing; and a new film tracks the life and death of the last man to be executed in the GDR.
The election wrap and a lignocentric view of human history
Laura Tingle and Niki Savva give their insights on the election results and the new Prime Minister, and Roland Ennos explains how wood has contributed to human evolution.
The unique family story of Katharine Susannah Prichard
An LNL special feature, with biographer Nathan Hobby, and Karen Throssell, daughter of Ric Throssell and grand-daughter of Katharine Susannah Prichard
Ian Dunt's Britain, the potential oil spill disaster off Yemen, and fractions - why they mess with our thinking
The UK's Northern Ireland Protocol Bill is straining EU relations. An internationally co-ordinated effort is underway to prevent a huge oil spill from a rusting ship off Yemen. And how our poor understanding of fractions allows us to be manipulated by politicians and others.
Bruce Shapiro's America, Marian Wilkinson on coal electorates, and the German Wife
The US has been rocked by a racist mass shooting in Buffalo, investigative journalist Marian Wilkinson has been on the ground in the NSW Hunter region, listening to what voters are being told and promised and the story of a Nazi rocket scientist that ended up working in America after the war.
Election update, biodiversity policies examined and talking about racism
Laura Tingle and Niki Savva analyse the last weeks of the election campaign, Euan Ritchie and Sarah Bekessy on the biodiversity policies that should be in place and Antoinette Lattouf on how to have a conversation about racism on a personal and structural level.
Great show PA and team
Great show Phillip. The topics you cover are mostly interesting, your questioning is intelligent and for many years you have provided us with a high standard of broadcasting. Hang n ere please....
Professor Gerhard Toews - on the Gulags and their legacy
Fascinating discussion with Professor Gerhard Toews on the legacy of dissidents sent to Gulag camps and what happened to them after the Gulags closed following Stalin’s death in 1953.