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The year that was

14 Dec 2014
Description

Takes a look back on the past 12 months of Australian and global politics.

Overview

We take a look back on the past 12 months and discover;

There's a booming protest culture in Australia with almost as many people taking to the streets as the Vietnam protests of the sixties.

Compromised security is the price we all pay for convenient technology.

Scepticism is a growing phenomenon across the world especially when it comes to law and order.

And Thomas Picketty's book, Capital in the 21st century will be considered the biggest ideas generator of the year when it comes to discussions about wealth and inequality.

Guests

Van Badham: Guardian Australia columnist, writer, activist

Luke Hopewell: Editor, Gizmodo Australia magazine

John Daley: CEO of the Grattan Institute

Professor Penny D Sackett: Physicist, Astronomer and former Chief Scientist for Australia

Credits

Presenter: Jonathan Green

Producer: Serpil Senelmis

Publication Details
Published year only: 
2014
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