Rear Vision - Podcast

ABC Radio National

News & Politics

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


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Political crisis in South Korea

December 4th, 2016

Hundreds of thousands of protesters have flooded the streets of Seoul and other cities in South Korea on recent weekends, calling for the resignation of President Park Geun-Hye.

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Renewable energy is clean, cheap and it’s never going to run out but when the wind stops blowing and the sun goes down, there is no power.

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Abortion in Ireland

November 20th, 2016

Backed by the UN Human Right's Committee, many in Ireland are demanding abortion law reform.

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Afghanistan after 2013

November 13th, 2016

The Taliban now control more territory in Afghanistan than at any time since 2001.