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Politics Podcast

ABC Radio National

News & Politics

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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The challenge for multicultural democracies

April 28th, 2016

Episode 1547 of 1761 episodes

Modern democracies claim to be inclusive and non-discriminatory. And yet the tragic story of modern democracy has been the rise of systematic and sometimes violent exclusion of certain groups deemed to be threats to a common political identity. Can democracy live up to its creed, without losing the strong sense of political identity on which it depends?

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