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Democracy Sausage with Mark Kenny
Democracy Sausage with Mark Kenny
The Australian National University

Mark Kenny takes a weekly look at politics and public affairs with expert analysis and discussion from researchers at The Australian National... more

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The Queen is dead with Stan Grant

On this special episode of Democracy Sausage, Stan Grant discusses the importance of speaking truth with love, his decision to... more

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23 May 2023 · 43 minutes
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16 May 2023 · 49 minutes
The politics of a promise

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02 May 2023 · 55 minutes
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26 Apr 2023 · 45 minutes
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18 Apr 2023 · 39 minutes
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11 Apr 2023 · 38 minutes
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Crossbench compromise and ending the climate wars

This week on Democracy Sausage, we discuss negotiations between the government and the Greens over the ‘safeguard mechanism’ and the... more

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Democracy Sausage with Mark Kenny
The Queen is dead with Stan Grant
Democracy Sausage with Mark Kenny