50 episodes

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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    • 4.3 • 3 Ratings

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

    New research on polar bears

    New research on polar bears

    The threats polar bears face in the Arctic.

    • 13 min
    Mike Ladd - Isolation Springtime

    Mike Ladd - Isolation Springtime

    Mike Ladd reads his new poem, Isolation Springtime

    • 2 min
    The Female Eunuch at 50

    The Female Eunuch at 50

    Fifty years ago this month, a book - The Female Eunuch - and its author - Germaine Greer - took the world by storm, changing the very notion of liberation.

    • 15 min
    Big leadership fails

    Big leadership fails

    The past week has seen some spectacular leadership fails in Australia.

    The Crown inquiry has exposed apparent negligence by board members. We learned that the NSW Premier overlooked the nefarious doings of her colleague and lover, Daryl Maguire. Victoria's top public servant, Chris Eccles, resigned over the Melbourne hotel quarantine issue.

    • 19 min
    Boris Johnson's leadership

    Boris Johnson's leadership

    An assessment of Boris Johnson from within Westminster.

    • 13 min
    Toll group in crisis

    Toll group in crisis

    The acquisition of logistics giant, Toll, by Japan Post in 2015 was supposed to be the start of a beautiful friendship. It turned out to be anything but.

    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
3 Ratings

3 Ratings

FeeSilke ,

Wide range of subjects covered intelligently

Love this podcast. Such a fascinating range of topics and interviewees. Covers nicely Australian news and history in an international context. Love that ABC RN enables shows like this to exist. Geraldine Doogue brings an insightful and generous touch to all her interviews.

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