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LNL stories separated out for listening. From razor-sharp analysis of current events to the hottest debates in politics, science, philosophy and culture, Late Night Live puts you firmly in the big picture.

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    • Culture et société

LNL stories separated out for listening. From razor-sharp analysis of current events to the hottest debates in politics, science, philosophy and culture, Late Night Live puts you firmly in the big picture.

    Physics, philosophy and the nature of time

    Physics, philosophy and the nature of time

    Peter Riggs discusses the characteristics of time and outlines some of the latest ideas and theories about it.

    • 19 min
    Intelligence coup of the century: the CIA's private spying business

    Intelligence coup of the century: the CIA's private spying business

    Crypto AG was a Swiss company that made code making machines which it sold to over 120 countries. But at the height of the Cold War , the CIA was reading the encrypted communications of friends and enemies who used Crypto machines.

    What countries like Iran, Egypt, Argentina and Libya didn't know was the CIA in partnership with German intelligence owned Crypto AG.

    • 18 min
    Canberra capers with Laura Tingle

    Canberra capers with Laura Tingle

    It's been a turbulent first parliamentary sitting of the year, Leadership tensions in the National Party, continued questions about the management of Sports grants and the the economic impact of the Coronavirus outbreak.

    And this week ,the Federal government states it's 'disappointed' with GM deciding to cease Australian operations and to axe an Australian icon , the Holden car.

    • 11 min
    Leunig's weaponised whimsy

    Leunig's weaponised whimsy

    What drives Michael Leunig when the brush meets the canvas?

    • 15 min
    Julian Assange is us

    Julian Assange is us

    Journalist and filmmaker John Pilger, recently visited Julian Assange in Belmarsh Prison, where he is being held ahead of a hearing on 24th February, to fight his extradition to the US. Pilger discusses the injustice of this case, where he could face up to 174 years in jail if extradited.

    • 16 min
    Unravelling of the US global order

    Unravelling of the US global order

    Since his election as US President, Donald Trump has actively undermined America's long-term allies, NATO and other important security relationships and openly sided with authoritarian leaders. But Alexander Cooley argues in a new book called Exit from Hegemony, that the United States was already unravelling as a global power before this.

    • 19 min

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