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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Islam in the Philippines

June 25th, 2017

The story of Islam in the Philippines.

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Brexit talks begin

June 18th, 2017

Despite the political disarray in Britain following the recent elections, it looks like the Brexit negotiations will begin as scheduled this week.

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The history of plastic

June 11th, 2017

The story of plastic is the story of the modern world. It's endlessly useful but an environmental headache.

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The history of navies

June 4th, 2017

With the expansion of global trade, control of the world’s oceans and sea lanes has become increasingly important.