Rear Vision - Podcast

ABC Radio National

News & Politics

We tease out the complex history behind those baffling events in the news.


Thailand’s king, the world’s longest reigning monarch, died on Thursday at the age of 88.

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Colombia and the FARC

October 9th, 2016

Why did Colombians reject a groundbreaking peace deal with the FARC, Latin America's oldest leftist guerilla group?

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October 2nd, 2016

The story of a small nation’s struggle to survive in the eye of the Cold War.

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Politics and money

September 25th, 2016

Is it possible to regulate donations and spending to avoid the corruption of the political process?