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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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Ian Dunt's UK report, the factories that shaped us, school for scandal in Japan

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 22:05:00 +1100

Russian spies, Boris Johnson, John Pilger; the intrigue and the conspiracies never stop in the UK. A new book shows how the history of factories is the history of the modern world. In Japan a school funding scandal threatens Shinzo Abe's leadership.

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Homelessness; Geoffrey Robertson's autobiography

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 22:05:00 +1100

For over 25 years artist and photographer Andres Serrano has been documenting homeless people on the streets of New York and elsewhere.

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Washington wash up, Cambridge Analytica explained and Anne Aly tells her story.

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 22:05:00 +1100

More firings in Washington, the Cambridge Analytica data breach explained and Senator Anne Aly tells the story of her journey form Cairo to Canberra.

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Canberra Capers; President Putin wins; India's garbage crisis

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 22:05:00 +1100

Canberra capers. Putin power. India now: where does the garbage go?

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The history of Novichok; Banking Commission; The undiscovery of islands

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 22:05:00 +1100

Novichok - a secret history. Banks under fire at commission. The undiscovery of islands.

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Australia's ties to Vietnam; Saudi Arabia's anti-corruption drive; Living the low carbon life in India

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 22:05:00 +1100

As the regional dynamics of South East Asia shift, and the tension over the South China Sea continues, the Vietnamese Prime Minister Mr Phuc and Malcolm Turnbull are keen to expand cooperation. These areas will include search and rescue, counter terrorism, anti-human trafficking, cyber security and water security.

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Bruce Shapiro's state of the USA; the nuclear arms race heats up again; Monopoly and the dangers of taxation

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 22:05:00 +1100

Bruce Shapiro brings us the week's news from the US. While all eyes are on the meeting between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin's announcement that he has some new nuclear weapons passed almost unnoticed. Monopoly is a game we associate with buying up property but it was conceived as a way to teach people about taxation.

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Canberra capers; India Now: The Muslims who stayed in India after Partition

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 22:05:00 +1100

Canberra, elections, trade deals and tariffs. India Now: the Muslims who stayed in India.

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Ian Dunt's UK report, Poland's new historical memory law, Kamila Shamsie.

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:05:00 +1100

Poisoned Russian spies and Theresa May's speech - Ian Dunt on all the news from the UK; what is behind Poland's new historical memory laws and is the government trying to re-shape history? Kamila Shamsie's book, Home Fire is a gripping tale which tackles the dilemmas of British Muslims in the time of ISIS.

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Italian elections; The Killing Season; Islands under threat

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 22:05:00 +1100

Anti-establishment parties in Italy have won the lion's share of the vote, making the creation of a coalition with centre left and conservative parties quite a challenge. Inside Indonesia's communist massacres.

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Washington wash up, President Xi for life and psychology and atonement.

Tue, 06 Mar 2018 22:05:00 +1100

Bruce Shapiro brings us the latest from Washington and we find out if President Xi can change the Chinese constitution to extend his Presidency and also about the influence of the holocaust on Australian psychology.

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Laura Tingle's state of the nation; India Now: making (and faking) the news

Mon, 05 Mar 2018 22:05:00 +1100

The figures are mind boggling - India publishes 16,000 daily papers and boasts 600 TV channels. Around 80 per cent of its population reads at least one paper a day. But the alarming reports of violence against journalists who don't toe a line, and an aggressive use of defamation cases against reporters and news outlets, throws a question mark over the Indian media's independence.

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An economics for the 21st Century; India Now: the problem is caste

Thu, 01 Mar 2018 22:05:00 +1100

What if economics didn't start and end with money, but prioritised the health of human beings and the planet? Economist Kate Raworth argues that the way economics is practised now, needs to dramatically change to meet the 21st century challenges. As the world continues to overshoot the use of its finite resources, and 11 per cent of people don't have enough food, 9 per cent of people don't have access to clean water, and 1 in 3 people has no access to a toilet, what is the next step that corporations, governments and individuals urgently need to take?

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Corporate Tax cuts; God and State ; Pan-Indian superstar

Wed, 28 Feb 2018 22:05:00 +1100

Who pays and who profits in the Corporate tax debate? Following the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, what is the standing of the Catholic Church in Australia?

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Bruce Shapiro's USA postcard; is the Amazon forest still under threat? Urban farming

Tue, 27 Feb 2018 22:05:00 +1100

Bruce Shapiro on all that's happened Stateside this week. A road trip through the rainforest in the Amazon reveals how it remains under grave threat. Kimbal Musk - Elon's brother - on how we can revive small farms (and smaller waistlines).

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Laura Tingle's Canberra, US and North Korea talking? Medieval Manuscripts

Mon, 26 Feb 2018 22:05:00 +1100

Laura Tingle's Canberra and Europe. Winter Olympic thaw on nuclear weapons. Remarkable Manuscripts.

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Ian Dunt's Britain; Iran's 1953 Coup; Janesville, USA, where the last Chevrolet was built in 2008

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 22:05:00 +1100

Ian Dunt's Britain. Covert history: the Iran coup of 1953. When the GM plant closed in Janesville.

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Class and the digital age; how democracies die

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 22:05:00 +1100

Why have we stopped discussing class in Australia even though it seems key to the disparities in education, housing and health care? A new book argues that you don't need a coup to bring an end to a democratic society; you can get elected, and start waging war on media, elites and democratic institutions in the name of making things great.

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Shapirouette, Asma Jahangir, quantum computing

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 22:05:00 +1100

The latest from Washington and Florida, the remarkable life of Asma Jahangir and who are the winners in the world of quantum computing?

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The National Party crisis; India Now: How Corrupt is India?

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 22:05:00 +1100

Can the Coalition last? India Now: How corrupt is India?

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Tunisia's democracy under pressure; back to the future for Australian IR? The cultural and social history of pockets

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 22:05:00 +1100

In Tunisia mass arrests signal blows against a fragile democracy. The Australian model for industrial relations is under fire from both sides - one calls it inflexible, the other side sees it as weak. What would a new system look like? In women's clothing pockets are not just practical, they have a whole social and political history.

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Ireland and Brexit; the Tyranny of metrics; Australia's extinction crisis

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 22:05:00 +1100

Managing Ireland and Brexit must be giving Theresa May a headache. Metric fixation: Our obsession with measurement and numbers. With over 1,800 plant and animal species critically endangered, Australia is facing a new extinction crisis.

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Washington, defence oversight and sex scandals

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 22:05:00 +1100

The revolving door at the Whitehouse continues as more staff leave and many positions remain unfilled, as Australia embarks on a huge defence spend, the risk of corruption is also on the rise and what could Barnaby Joyce learn from his American counterparts about managing a sex scandal.

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The road to Modi; Forever Young

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 22:05:00 +1100

The forces of change - economic, social and religious that brought Narendra Modi to power in India. The forces of change - economic, social and religious that brought Narendra Modi to power in India

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Ian Dunt's UK; Robots; Kitchen tales from Egypt and Morocco

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 22:05:00 +1100

The mind-blowing cost of Brexit, the NHS Twitter war and will Cheddar Man redefine what it means to be British? Heavy investment in robot and AI technology is already changing our lives and gadgets, and laying the groundwork for a more robot-centric future. Do the opportunities justify the risks? How the Primus stove and French sauce changed cooking in Egypt and Morocco.

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Poland's 'Death Camp' law; Is Macron Mania on the wane?;Suffragist Scientists

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 22:05:00 +1100

Poland's 'Death camp' law. Is Macron-mania on the wane? Suffragist scientists.

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Washington update, is Zuma on the way out and the science of swearing

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 22:05:00 +1100

Bruce Shapiro explains the mysterious Nunes memo, South African President Jacob Zuma faces his biggest challenge and we find out if swearing can be good for your health

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Canberra politics; An immigration nation no more?; Yemen war continues

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 22:05:00 +1100

Geopolitics and foreign policy dominated federal politics last week , but with Parliament in session, it's back to jobs and growth. Despite large numbers of immigrants coming to Australia lawfully each year, the focus of immigration has changed from successful integration of immigrants to border control. With at least 17 million people on the brink of famine the world’s ‘worst humanitarian crisis’ is rolling into its fourth year but the conflict in Yemen is only becoming even more intractable.

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Death of Liberalism; Secret Twenties

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 22:05:00 +1100

Conservative academic Patrick J. Deneen’s scorching new book on the demise of Liberalism’s ultimate project: The United States. How Russian spies confused British intelligence in the 1920s.

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Shapiro on Donald Trump's first State of the Union: China's new radio telescope: On the Couch

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 22:05:00 +1100

From the Dreamers to North Korea, and the 'biggest tax cuts in American history'. This was the most tweeted State of the Union, and according to CNN polling, it was also the least well received. vis a 500m wide dish hidden in the remote Karst mountain range. It is now the most sensitive radio receiver in the world making China the most likely nation to make first contact with alien life. Has China considered the risks and responsibilities that come with the dish? Sigmund Freud famously got his patients to lie on a couch because he couldn't stand being stared at all day, but he never explained why reclining should be preferred to simply rearranging the chairs. Surprisingly, there's been little research done into why the couch became a fixture in the office of analysts, so Nathan Kravis has investigated the social, historical roots of the couch as an aid to thinking, talking and other things.

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FBI Deputy resigns, kleptocracy on the rise and the Tet offensive 50 years on.

Tue, 30 Jan 2018 22:05:00 +1100

Was the Deputy Director of the FBI forced to resign? How the west facilitates kleptocracy and corruption and we remember the significance of the Tet offensive, 50 years on.

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Laura Tingle's Canberra; Milos Zeman, President of Czech Republic; Rising waters

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 22:05:00 +1100

Geo-political start to the year. Milos Zeman: the 'Trumpiest' President outside DC. The Water Will Come.

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Ian Dunt's UK report, the TPP - it's alive! The man who escaped execution

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 22:05:00 +1100

Ian Dunt on the tone deaf President's Club and other UK news. After a near death experience the Trans Pacific Partnership has been revived, leaving Trump's US out in the cold. Richard Glossip, a man who was nearly executed for a crime he didn't commit, illustrates the weaknesses of the death penalty.

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A new year for Zimbabwe; Germ warfare debate reignited; Republican debate

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 22:05:00 +1100

After a coup which deposed Robert Mugabe comes the hard job of getting Zimbabwe back on track. What did reporter Wilfred Burchett and US army scientist Frank Olson both have in common?

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Bruce is back, the latest from the Korean peninsular and Indian call centre scams

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 22:05:00 +1100

The US government shut down has been revoked but for how long, can the Winter Olympic Games bring the Korean peninsular closer to peace and how India became the hub of call centre scams.

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Laura Tingle's Canberra; The economic growth delusion? Australia's last Banking Royal Commission

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 22:40:00 +1100

Laura Tingle's Canberra. GDP and the delusion of economic growth. The Banking Royal Commission that put capitalism on trial.

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Trace: part two

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 22:05:00 +1100

We continue our broadcast of Trace, the true crime podcast that gripped Australians in 2017. A second person of interest emerges within the church. Rachael Brown investigates their past and discovers a dark and disturbing history. And a seemingly major break in the case only serves to throw up more questions than answers, as Maria James's children continue their desperate search for justice.Father Thomas O'Keeffe (pictured right) watches on at a James family sacrament. (Supplied)

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Trace: part one

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:05:00 +1100

In a special Late Night Live Summer special, we bring you Trace. Maria James was stabbed 68 times in her own home. For 37 years, police have failed to solve her murder. Her two sons — and one former top cop — have never given up hope. The ABC's Rachael Brown investigates the 37-year-old cold case, and begins to unravel the things in Maria’s life which may hold clues to the murder, including her relationship with the Church.

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Catching a serial killer and America's white trash

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:05:00 +1100

Detective Steve Fulcher says the system is broken when it comes to catching a serial killer and Nancy Isenberg traces the history of America's white underclass.

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Mobile retirees; Richard Nixon biography

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 22:05:00 +1100

On the road with America's downwardly mobile retirees. Nixon, the President who invented the politics of grievance.

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Nordic nationalism and the agricultural insurgency

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 22:05:00 +1100

What is the relationship between music and the rise of Nordic nationalism and Charles Massey calls for a complete rethink of agricultural practices.

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Kushnerville, Malek Jandali, the history of ABC news

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 22:05:00 +1100

Jared Kushner's tenants complain to the New York Times, Syrian born pianist Malek Jandali tells his story and the history of the ABC news in Australia.

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Behind jihadi lines, women and the law and the birth of the FBI.

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 22:05:00 +1100

Souad Mekhennet describes life reporting from behind jihadi lines, Bri Lee talks about the challenges for women in the law and David Grann tells the remarkable story behind the Osage people and the murder investigations that led to the establishment of the FBI.

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Michael Gorbachev and the history of word processing

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 22:05:00 +1100

Michael Gorbachev was lauded internationally but at home his legacy is not so revered and how did the invention of the word processor affect literature.

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Anne Boleyn, Mata Hari and Hong Kong

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 22:05:00 +1100

What was the impact of Anne Boleyn's early days in the court in the Netherlands, was Mata Hari a villain or victim and the history of protest in Hong Kong.

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Christian women reformers, the concept of the Muslim world and Andrew Jackson re-examined

Wed, 03 Jan 2018 22:05:00 +1100

Surprisingly Christian women organisations were behind some Australian social reforms, what is the history behind the idea of the Muslim world and is Donald Trump really similar to his role model Andrew Jackson?

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Our post-capitalist future and the remarkable Mr Parkinson.

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 22:05:00 +1100

Could the IT revolution be the downfall of capitalism and James Parkinson discovered so much more than the shaky palsy that bears his name.

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The new news, who can press the nukes button and Osama on the lam

Mon, 01 Jan 2018 22:05:00 +1100

How will we get the news in the future, just who can press the nuclear button to instigate a nuclear strike and the fascinating story of Osama bin Laden on the run.

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Finding Fibonacci and the great Queen of Spain, Isabella

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 22:05:00 +1100

Leonardo Fibonacci contributed much more to Western civilisation than his infamous sequence and young Queen Isabella transformed Spain into a global power.

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The papal report card

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 22:05:00 +1100

After four years in the papacy, how is the Pope faring on the critical issues of the role of women in the church and the continuing child abuse scandal.

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