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.


Political philosophy in the world: A right to be angry

May 1st, 2016

Episode 1557 of 1761 episodes

Political philosophy conjures big concepts of the ideal way to organise ourselves as a group—but the discussion can turn coldly technical and miss the very basis of the original question: how can we best live together? The conversation around human rights can fall to this malady and become overly legalistic or formalised—but talk of human dignity, equality, and good old-fashioned anger and indignation may bring the project back to its roots.

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