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

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

    The world is running out of sand, and the consequences are dire

    The world is running out of sand, and the consequences are dire

    Usable sand is a finite resource, and we're consuming it at a voracious pace. So what happens when the world runs out of sand?

    • 15 min
    How to be a Dictator

    How to be a Dictator

    Dictators commonly use two levers of power - total fear - and the personality cult. But up till now historians have played down the latter...

    • 20 min
    Dennis Altman's unrequited love for America

    Dennis Altman's unrequited love for America

    In the age of Trump, academic and author Dennis Altman is rethinking his lifelong obsession with the United States.

    • 15 min
    Australia's head of national intelligence Nick Warner

    Australia's head of national intelligence Nick Warner

    Australia's head of national intelligence, Nick Warner, discusses his security hot spots and how the various agencies work together.

    • 25 min
    The Internet broke my brain

    The Internet broke my brain

    Read any good books lately? Or were you distracted by Twitter. And Instagram. And Tik Tok. And...

    • 9 min
    Me Too - the inside story

    Me Too - the inside story

    Their reporting ignited a revolution; now the two journalists who broke the Harvey Weinstein story tell how they did it in a new book.

    • 18 min

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