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Politics Podcast

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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.

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Between The Lines - 2015-02-12

February 12th, 2015

Episode 197 of 1761 episodes

Despite surviving a crucial party room vote, leadership speculation continues to haunt Tony Abbott, as it did with his Labor predecessors. Why is Australia so quick to ditch its political leaders? Does this suggest a deeper problem with the state of our democracy? Distinguished intellectual, Francis Fukuyama, argues the politics and institutions of the Western world are in decay. Also in this episode of Between the Lines, host Tom Switzer reflects on the lessons of the 70 year old Yalta agreement, one of the most controversial diplomatic conferences in modern history.

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