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.


Faith in politics

August 6th, 2015

Episode 744 of 1761 episodes

The furore surrounding Bronwyn Bishop’s misuse of parliamentary entitlements is symptomatic of a deeper disdain towards a political class that has lost its sense of vocation, of high calling. But has the overemphasis on ‘guidelines’ and ‘codes of conduct’ caused us to neglect a clear sense of the virtues that we want our politicians to exhibit?