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ABC Radio National

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Background Briefing is investigative journalism at its finest, exploring the issues of the day and examining society in a lively on-the-road documentary style.

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The narrowing of politics

September 28th, 2013

Episode 3 of 151 episodes

From the cult of Kevin to the politics of knee-jerk opposition, the policies and strategies of the major parties are being decided by a handful of people, with debate discouraged, dissent quashed and policies more likely to fail. Di Martin reports.

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