Sat, 21 Jan 2017 07:30:00 +1100Thinking about how we use the word 'genocide'; the ethics of keeping pets; life on a Shanghai Street; Tom Griffiths on historians and their craft and how people who are experts in facial recognition are working with the police in London.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 07:30:00 +1100Saladin and the Islamic State; the inventions of Nicola Tesla; Timothy Garton Ash on his ten principles for free speech; a modern day Gertrude Bell and Mary Beard's perspectives on ancient Rome.
Sat, 07 Jan 2017 07:30:00 +1100The first Maori's in colonial Sydney; Richard Fidler on the Ghost Empire; First Nations discussion at the National Musuem of Australia and Scottish wildlife photoghrapher John Aitchison.
Sat, 31 Dec 2016 07:30:00 +1100A five panel discussion on posterity; a discussion at the beginning of the year about what to expect in 2016 and photographing the oldest living things in the world.
Sat, 24 Dec 2016 07:30:00 +1100Is it better to forget in order to make peace? Lessons learnt from the first world wars; Islamic Exceptionalism; are we living through a new Renaissance and AC Grayling on the modern mind.
Sat, 17 Dec 2016 07:30:00 +1100The year politics became unpredictable, Australia's approach to US-China relations; Russia's sphere of influence, reflections on business and the economy and honouring the righteous among nations.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 07:30:00 +1100Urgent changes needed to electricity market. Claims of torture in Fiji. Hope for the Middle East. The conscription conflict during WWI. Tokyo.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 07:30:00 +1100Mosul Update. More effort needed to tackle indigenous ear disease. Duterte's war against drugs. The history of reference. A literary tour of Scotland. Indonesia Protest.
Sat, 26 Nov 2016 07:30:00 +1100The economies of rural and regional Australia, migration settlement inquiry, the real realpolitik, the Suez Canal crisis and travels through Berlin.
Sat, 19 Nov 2016 07:30:00 +1100Merkel's Germany. Post Trump Economics. Nationalism grows. Saving the Mekong Delta. Stories of Canada told through fifty objects.
Sat, 12 Nov 2016 07:30:00 +1100Further arrests in Turkey; the Australian - UN alliance post Trump victory; Australian voting sentiment; teaching entrepreneurship; US election express and why the Dutch are different.
Sat, 05 Nov 2016 07:30:00 +1100Politics in South Korea; racial and religious tension in Indonesia's capital; US election express and the world's most coveted fish.
Sat, 29 Oct 2016 07:30:00 +1100Australian to head Green Climate Fund. Hong Kong's chief executive elections. Who are the super recognisers? Peacebuilding through language. Election Express US. Travels in Hungary.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 07:30:00 +1100Crown arrests, Mosul update, Hungary, Debt, US Election Express, Paul McCartney
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 07:30:00 +1100The death of a king; private health reform; populist politics in France; wartime women in Paris; US Election Express; Robert Macklin on Hamilton Hume.
Sat, 08 Oct 2016 07:30:00 +1100What is behind Vladimir Putin's actions; are we ready for emerging technologies; re-thinking the way we see the connected world; Argentina and the continuing fallout from the dirty war and Sir Ferdinand Mount on what makes a good statesperson.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 07:30:00 +1000SA blackouts; the clemency of Norman Brown; UK politics with Paddy Ashdown; Nicaragua's doomed canal; sleep obsession
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 07:30:00 +1000Can the Syrian ceasefire be revived? China's Tibet, renewables on Kangaroo Island, teaching the Chinese
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 07:30:00 +1000The operation to liberate Mosul from IS; understanding the role Islam plays in the politics of the Middle East; world wildlife conference in South Africa and what are some of the solutions to protect endangered species and Geraldine Doogue talks with the curator of the National Museum of Australia about world history though one hundred objects.
Sat, 10 Sep 2016 07:30:00 +1000Should there be a royal commission into the banking industry? American war correspondent Sebastian Junger on returned veterans and what is the case in Australia; Australia's national conscience and the ABC's first war correspondents.
Sat, 03 Sep 2016 07:30:00 +1000Philippe Sands on the use of the word genocide; Apple tax; AC Grayling on the modern mind; Gareth Evans and Hugh White on US-China relations and Saladin and the Islamic Empire.
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 07:30:00 +1000International banks; UN's role in the Haiti cholera epidemic; Sports governance post Rio analysis; malaria and the Australian army and Ian Jacobs on Uganda.
Sat, 20 Aug 2016 07:30:00 +1000The long reach of the Chinese Communist Party; the killing streets of the Philippines; insights into the lives of Shanghai locals and Indonesian pop reaching our schools.
Sat, 13 Aug 2016 07:30:00 +1000Freedom after Afghan prison misery; South Africa's ANC loses ground in local government; favourite historians and are we living through a new renaissance?
Sat, 06 Aug 2016 07:30:00 +1000An update on Turkey; British vocational education reform; has Trump gone too far; new security laws in Malaysia; immigration discussion and the ethics of keeping pets.
Sat, 30 Jul 2016 07:30:00 +1000New politics for a new age; retiring DFAT secretary; historian Margaret MacMillan comparing these turbulent times; Richard Fidler on the Byzantine Empire and British writer Geoff Dyer
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 07:30:00 +1000Manhunt underway in Munich after shooting attack; Turkey's widespread crackdown after the coup, two eminent thinkers on how to combat today's diplomatic and violent tensions; panel discussion on posterity.
Sat, 16 Jul 2016 07:30:00 +1000News of a military coup in Turkey; an update and analysis on the attack in Nice; the crisis in South Sudan; the geopolitical implications of the South China Sea; what are the cracks within the Democratic Party and peak performance for CEOs.
Sat, 09 Jul 2016 07:30:00 +1000UK leadership, who will be the next British Prime Minister and what is the fate of Tony Blair; why all the fuss minority governments; the legacy of the Soviet Union and remembering the battles of Fromelles and Pozieres.
Sat, 02 Jul 2016 07:30:00 +1000Election analysis with Chris Uhlmann. Steel making in Australia. Election: the battle of ideas. Election Day Express. 100 years since Australia's sacrifice on the Western Front . Hotel Antarctica.
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 07:30:00 +1000Reactions to Brexit vote from Washington, to shock in the UK and what this means for Europe plus China and it's reach into Hong Kong and Fallujah refugees.
Sat, 18 Jun 2016 07:30:00 +1000First Pacific health summit; personal influences of jihadists; Timothy Garton Ash on free speech; turn on the tap and election express.
Sat, 11 Jun 2016 07:30:00 +1000Aged care. High stakes at the Asia Security Summit. A new jobseekers plan. Woolworths takes a heavy blow in the supermarket wars. Election express. Maori in colonial Sydney.
Sat, 04 Jun 2016 07:30:00 +1000Warren Mundine on Indigenous economic development; ramifications of the Cultural Revolution in China; animal intelligence and Election Express.
Sat, 28 May 2016 07:30:00 +1000Wage fraud and worker rip-offs. Political donation reform. French writers on France's State of Emergency. Election express. The Simpson Desert drive.
Sat, 21 May 2016 07:30:00 +1000Australia and Singapore. Venezuela: a state of emergency. Robin Niblett on Brexit. Views of Israel. Election express. Bed and Breakfasts.
Sat, 14 May 2016 07:30:00 +1000Craig Emerson on why we need reforms; explaining the new dental plan; the first of Saturday Extra's Election Express; how can the arts sector be part of the political agenda and Belfast, popular tourist city plus some.
Sat, 07 May 2016 07:30:00 +1000Mayor of Bethlehem. Electricity disruption. Philippine presidential elections. The trust deficit. Animal politics. Hello Czechia. Queen of the Desert tickets.
Sat, 30 Apr 2016 07:30:00 +1000The power of one: China's President Xi Jinping. Seafood slavery. The Russian ambassador. The Leicester City fairytale. The making of the daffodil. Kidman cattle empire sale blocked.
Sat, 23 Apr 2016 07:30:00 +1000Obama's tentative visit to Saudi Arabia; a chat with Tony Abbott; the rise and fall of economic growth; imagining our cities in thirty years; an exhibition about what WWI soldiers did in their down time in France and twelve months after the deadly earthquake in Nepal.
Sat, 16 Apr 2016 07:30:00 +1000The growth of remittance sans banks; growing discontent in Egypt; radicalisation of the Republican Party; MIKTA conference and Simmo and the SAS.
Sat, 09 Apr 2016 07:30:00 +1000Pending political impeachments in Brazil whereas in South Africa President Zuma has survived; what's the future of Australia's steelworks? The latest in the Panama papers fallout; in praise of forgetting and travels with a wild life film-maker.
Sat, 02 Apr 2016 07:30:00 +1100Pakistan and tackling terrorism; troubles in the air with Virgin; from the mining boom to the dining boom, wild buffalo in Arnhem Land.
Sat, 26 Mar 2016 07:30:00 +1100Update on Brussels; double dissolution elections past; Tory party turmoil; the Empire of Cotton; how Harvard and ivy league universities are changing student admission and Geraldine Doogue in Dublin for 100th anniversary of the Easter uprising.
Sat, 19 Mar 2016 07:30:00 +1100Meet American businesswoman Mellody Hobson in Australia to talk about super, among other things; what you need to know about the housing speculation; what's happening over at the Australian Financial Review; the New Encounters discussion held at the National Museum of Australia and the return of the Right Whales.
Sat, 12 Mar 2016 08:05:00 +1100China's 5 year plan. Voters expected to punish Angela Merkel's party in state elections. ASIC vs ANZ. Health reform in the spotlight. Caroline Cox on aid and advocacy. The life and times of aviatrix Lores Bonney.
Sat, 05 Mar 2016 07:30:00 +1100How to pay for public infrastructure; a more moderate Iran; changing minds after ending the one child policy in China; Peter Beattie compares US and Australian politics and British writer Alexander McCall- Smith on love.
Sat, 27 Feb 2016 07:30:00 +1100High hopes and missed opportunities in Iraq with former adviser to the US in Iraq Emma Sky; tensions in Turkey after suicide bombings; how the world gets more bang for an energy buck and Fran Bryson's passion for Brazil.
Sat, 20 Feb 2016 07:30:00 +1100An insider’s thoughts into the superannuation debates; Sean Dorney on Australia’s distant relationship with PNG; Lord Adair Turner on why and how we should be reducing debt, globally; the assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzkah Rabin in 1995 has shattered the peace movement even twenty years on and an Australian archaeologist establishes a research project in Iraqi-Kurdistan.
Sat, 13 Feb 2016 07:30:00 +1100Geraldine hosts a forum on what keeps her panel up at night worrying about in 2016, two experts look at the tensions within the house of Saudi Arabia and ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr makes the case for replacing stamp duty with land tax.