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    The visual imagination of Steve McQueen

    The visual imagination of Steve McQueen

    This month, artist and critic Jon Bird discusses the wide-ranging work of filmmaker Steve McQueen, whose major retrospective at Tate Modern was cut short by Covid-19 closure. What preoccupations bind together McQueen's gallery projects and his mainstream movies, including the Oscar-winning 12 Years a Slave?



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    2020/04

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    2020/04 Steve McQueen

    When viruses become pandemics

    When viruses become pandemics

    In this month's podcast, science journalist and expert on pandemics Sonia Shah discusses how a virus such as COVID-19 emerges and spreads, and looks at the deeper causes of pathogens that originate in wild animals.


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    2020/03

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    2020/03 pandemics

    US ideologues in the ascendant?

    US ideologues in the ascendant?

    In this month's podcast, Michael Klare discusses what the assassination of Iran's General Soleimani reveals about who is calling the shots in the White House: when it comes to the Trump administration's big geostrategic decisions, have the pragmatists lost ground to the ideologues?



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    2020/02

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    2020/02 - US ideologues

    Australia's angriest summer

    Australia's angriest summer

    It's not only bushfires that are raging in Australia; there's also a climate war going on between ‘greenies' and supporters of the coal industry. In this month's podcast, we ask writer and journalist Maxime Lancien whether the devastating fires mark a turning point in that war.



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    2020/02

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    2020/02 Australia

    What went wrong for the UK's Labour Party

    What went wrong for the UK's Labour Party

    This month, Hicham Yezza, editor-in-chief of Ceasefire Magazine, discusses what caused the Labour Party's worst election result since 1935. Was it all about Brexit? Or leadership, or a hostile media? And where does the party go from here?



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    2020/01

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    2020/01 Brexit

    ‘The murderous cycle continued'

    ‘The murderous cycle continued'

    The evidence that the British state colluded with loyalist paramilitaries during the Troubles in Northern Ireland is well established. But, our guest on this month's podcast Daniel Finn tells us, ‘the battle over historical memory has become a story in its own right' – and one that continues to weigh on the present.



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    2019/12

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    2019/12 Northern Ireland

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