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One issue in global politics explained each week, so you understand what’s really going on, why it’s happening, and what’s likely to happen next. Dr. Keith Suter is Australia's leading media commentator on global affairs and geopolitics. This series gives you the global truths in straightforward and short episodes.

 

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One issue in global politics explained each week, so you understand what’s really going on, why it’s happening, and what’s likely to happen next. Dr. Keith Suter is Australia's leading media commentator on global affairs and geopolitics. This series gives you the global truths in straightforward and short episodes.

 

    How to brighten our economic future

    How to brighten our economic future

    Why is Australia's economy predicted to get poorer, older, and smaller? Dr Keith Suter breaks down predictions from the country's latest Intergenerational Report, and explains some tactics we could use to boost the economy back up.

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    • 20 min
    The ripple effects of heatwaves

    The ripple effects of heatwaves

    Why do we see increased violence during heatwaves? Dr Keith Suter explains the reasons behind this link, and the further psychological impact climate change is having on society.

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    • 13 min
    An American tragedy

    An American tragedy

    What is it about the Watergate scandal that keeps us coming back? Five decades on, Dr Keith Suter revisits the infamous impeachment, explains how Nixon’s image shifted during and after the event, and reflects on the public perception of political misconduct.

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    • 16 min
    The global struggles of Indigenous peoples

    The global struggles of Indigenous peoples

    How has the treatment of Indigenous peoples changed over the years, and how can we mend our relationship? Dr Keith Suter examines the disadvantages facing Indigenous communities both across the globe, and here in Australia and discusses what these will look like in the future.

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    • 15 min
    The art of strategic lying

    The art of strategic lying

    Honesty isn’t always the best policy for politicians, sometimes it’s more effective to lie. Dr Keith Suter explains how lying is used as a political tactic, the ethical issues this strategy raises, and why so many of us are susceptible to believing lies.

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    • 16 min
    A shift away from the left

    A shift away from the left

    Events like Brexit and the election of Trump are showing us that traditional Conservative Parties are becoming more appealing to the blue collar worker. Dr. Keith Suter shares why the working class are now voting against Labor Parties, and if the political landscape will ever shift back to the way it was before.

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    • 16 min

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