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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Putin's Russia

March 26th, 2017

How did Russia emerge from the collapse of the Soviet Union as a major force in international politics?

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The president and the press

March 19th, 2017

Reporting from the White House - how the media have covered the president and the president has managed the press.

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Democracy Israeli Style

March 12th, 2017

What does democracy mean to Jewish Israelis, Arab Palestinians with Israeli citizenship and Palestinians living in the West bank and Gaza?

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March 5th, 2017

Where do the terms 'fascist' and 'fascism' come from and do they help us make sense of the world today?