Politics Podcast

Politics Podcast

Australia

Michelle Grattan reports from Canberra each weekday on Breakfast. Counterpoint and Late Night Live dip into all sides of political commentary and, if it's serious news, it'll be discussed all over RN from RN Drive to Sunday Extra.

Episodes

President Duterte and the Philippines  

The new Filipino president intends to allow Ferdinand Marcos—whose rule was marked by extraordinary corruption and violence—a burial in the nation’s cemetery of heroes.

The Wrap: Marriage equality, deaths in custody and ordinary people meet politicians  

The Wrap is RN Drive's summary of the biggest stories of the week, plus some you may have missed.

The Northern Territory goes to the polls  

The Northern Territory election takes place on Saturday. RN Drive reviews the issues that have dominated the campaign.

Dastyari on the new Senate and banking royal commission  

Senator Sam Dastyari joins RN Drive to talk about challenges in the new Senate, the marriage equality plebiscite and the viability of a banking royal commission.

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Politics with Michelle Grattan  

The Conversation's Michelle Grattan joins RN Breakfast from our Parliament House studio to discuss the latest developments in federal politics.

The rise of the Philippine 'punisher'  

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and the strongman tradition

The press and politicians  

When did the media intrusion into the private lives of politicians begin  - at least in the United States? It was 1987 and a politician was suspected of having an affair.

US foreign policy dilemma's  

What is the state of the US foreign policy and what can the world expect under a Trump presidency and would it be any different under a Clinton presidency?

Colombia and FARC sign historic peace accord  

A historic agreement between the Colombian government and the FARC rebel group was signed on Wednesday in Havana.

Australia's new divide: the taxed and taxed-not  

Treasurer Scott Morrison is warning that failing to fix the budget could lead Australia to a recession.

Does love have any place in politics?  

Western democracies are becoming more fractious, less cooperative. If this is to change, where will the change originate?

Are we missing the ‘politics of love’?  

The 45th Parliament presents ideal conditions for political discord and outright opportunism.

Politics with Paul Bongiorno  

The Ten Network's Paul Bongiorno joins RN Breakfast from our Parliament House studio to discuss the latest developments in federal politics.

P.J. O' Rourke  

Hot off the US convention and campaign trail, American wit and best-selling author PJ O'Rourke entertains an audience at the Sydney Opera House.

Labor refuses to back Government's retrospective superannuation plans  

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has outlined $8.1 billion worth of budget savings, marking the latest salvo between the Government and Labor over how best to reduce the budget deficit.

Politics with Michelle Grattan  

The Conversation's Michelle Grattan joins RN Breakfast from our Parliament House studio to discuss the latest developments in federal politics.

Putin’s Asia-Pacific ambitions  

What does Russia's 'turn to East' mean for Australia?

Senate school for Upper House new faces  

Federal Parliament sits next week for the first time since the Federal Election.

Coalition ramps up pressure on Labor over budget repair  

The Federal Government is laser focused on budget repair measures, in the final week before parliament resumes.

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