Podcast

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Mon, 17/06/2024 - 04:53
Why is opposition leader Peter Dutton campaigning on nuclear energy for Australia at this time? Michael Lester discuss with Professor Ian Lowe, Griffith University, with decades of experience in the nuclear industry and in academia, author of the benchmark book ‘long half life: the nuclear industry in Australia (Monash University Publishing). Lester and Lowe talk Continue reading »
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Fri, 14/06/2024 - 04:55
Bronwyn Kelly interviews prominent science writer and researcher Julian Cribb on key strategies that we will need for dealing with the significant environmental disasters we are facing in the age of climate change. Kelly and Cribb focus on strategies for transitioning our current unsustainable agriculture systems to systems that create an endless, renewable food supply Continue reading »
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Thu, 30/05/2024 - 04:56
Allan Behm, head of international and security at the Australia Institute, discusses foreign affairs, defence, AUKUS and security issues facing Australia. Behm poses the question: do we know who we are and what we stand for in attempting to secure our national interest? As we balance our relations with long time ally the United States Continue reading »
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Thu, 23/05/2024 - 04:59
We are confronting a deep structural crisis in our society. We have confused the idea of democracy with the institutions of political parties and representative democracies. The major parties have become structures representing economic and security elites to which only second rate personalities flock, incapable of navigating the huge challenges we face globally. Meanwhile, the Continue reading »
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Mon, 08/04/2024 - 04:57
Dr Sue Wareham OAM, President of the Medical Association for Prevention of War (Australia) talks with Helen McCue AM, recently awarded the Jerusalem peace prize for forty-one years of passionate advocacy and support for Palestine, through her work as founder of Union Aid Abroad – APHEDA. They discuss the destruction of medical facilities in Israel’s Continue reading »