Late Night Live - Full program podcast
Late Night Live - Full program podcast
About Late Night Live - Full program podcast
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.
91-year-old Daniel Ellsberg, of Pentagon Papers fame, compares his case to that of Julian Assange. And the evolving European colonist views of Australian mammals.
Another Supreme Court decision takes America backwards, this time in terms of action on climate change. Plus, the importance of protesting the new spate anti-protest laws creeping into Australia and the UK, and celebrating The Koori Mail.
To mark the 90th birthday of the ABC, former ABC employee John Pickup recalls just some of his terrifying and moving experiences during his 42 year career - from the Melbourne Olympic Games to his years in Broken Hill. Marion Consadine and Nicola Laurent explain what an ABC archivist does and why their job is so important to both the ABC and the country, particularly when celebrating a milestone like the 90th anniversary.
Bruce Shapiro unpacks the landmark Supreme Court decision eliminating the constitutional right to abortion, and what it means for American women and democracy. Then, we take a look at the wave of shareholder activism sweeping Japan and pushing companies to take stronger action on climate change. Plus, how landscape photography shaped settler colonialism in Australia, New Zealand and California.
'The Age' columnist George Megalogenis gives us the lowdown on PM Albanese's NATO attendance, Labor's bad luck with economic timing, and Victoria's new Ministry. A new billionaire was created very 30 hours during the pandemic, according to Oxfam. And a wide-ranging 2011 interview with Frank Moorhouse, who has just died.
Eminent Harvard-based Ukrainian historian Serhii Plokhy warns that nuclear accidents are a constant threat, as history tells us. And a very different history - the people who shaped the wildlife conservation movement.
Whispers of a looming recession in the United States are generating similar fears Down Under. Plus, a new report outlines how Australia can re-define its relationship with the Pacific. And the battle royale taking place in the United States between wolf lovers and haters.
The makeup of the Senate is now confirmed, with the addition today of some first-timers. Countries around the world are coming up with innovative ways of tackling migrant labour exploitation. And the thousands of non-British citizens - 'aliens' - who served in WW2, but were not to fire a weapon.
Journalist and academic Margaret Simons reveals why she is more depressed about the profession now than at any other point during her 40-year career, and what she thinks it might take to re-invent and improve our press. And British broadcaster and writer Jonathan Freedland on the first Jew to escape Auschwitz so that he could tell the world what was happening.
The latest on the 11th-hour intervention in the UK's Rwanda asylum plan and the Northern Ireland Protocol saga, the international efforts to rescue journalists and writers from the Taliban, and inaugural Shackleton Medal winner Dr. Heïdi Sevestre on 'black carbon' in the Artic Circle, and what it means for us all.
We unpack the first two days of the public hearings of the committee investigating the Capitol riot on January 6th 2021. Then, what will it take to prioritise trade over aid in the Pacific? Plus, a tribute to friend of the program, missing journalist Dom Phillips.
ABC Federal Reporter Dana Morse talks to the post election world for Indigenous Australia, Yaqiu Wang explains the Xinjiang police files data leak and Emma Smith encourages you to think about the functionality of books as well as the words inside.
As the House committee hearings into the January 6 Capitol riot begin, Bruce Shapiro compares and contrasts them to the Watergate hearings. A new report looks at mining company behaviour on Bougainville, as everyone jostles to benefit from the rich seams of copper and gold. And Victor Sebestyen takes us back through the rich history of Budapest.
Bernard Keane on the week in Canberra politics, Oliver Bullough explains how the UK became a butler to the world, and Jeff McGill on Rachel Kennedy - a colonial brumby hunter.
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