Big Ideas - Full program podcastAuthor: ABC Radio National
18 Aug 2018

Big Ideas - Full program podcast

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Big Ideas brings you the best of talks, forums, debates, and festivals held in Australia and around the world, casting light on the major social, cultural, scientific and political issues

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    Bush telecommunications

    Australia is a vast continent, so is it feasible for the entire nation to have equal access to modern, digital, telecommunications services?

  • Posted on 20 Aug 2018

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    Lawyering on death row

    What is it be like to be a lawyer who witnesses the execution of your client? Richard Bourke knows the feeling. He represents defendants facing capital punishment, and inmates on death row, in Louisiana in the United States

  • Posted on 16 Aug 2018

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    Australian politics - a review

    Why have so many of you lost faith in politics? And why is that a problem? Chris Uhlmann offers exceptional insights into what’s going on behind the scene in Canberra.

  • Posted on 15 Aug 2018

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    Reefs, glaciers and climate change

    As temperatures rise, corals die and glaciers on the top of equatorial mountains melt away. The race to climate-proof iconic ecosytems.

  • Posted on 14 Aug 2018

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    BBC Reith 5- Wars Fatal Attraction

    Can we really call a painting beautiful when it’s inspired by the ugliness of violence and death? Margaret MacMillan talks about the role of artists and writers in shaping our views on war. Due to copyright restrictions we can't provide a download or stream of this lecture.

  • Posted on 13 Aug 2018

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