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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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Saving the Australian dream

Mark and Marija discuss Scott Morrison's exit from politics, before housing affordability campaigner Maiy Azize joins us to propose solutions... more

27 Feb 2024 · 52 minutes
Israel, Gaza and the crisis in the Middle East

Middle East expert Ian Parmeter joins Mark Kenny to explain what is going on in Gaza – including the context... more

20 Feb 2024 · 50 minutes
Do unto others

Historian Paul Pickering joins Mark and Marija to break down what can be learnt from the leadership merry-go-round of the... more

13 Feb 2024 · 53 minutes
Dangerous allies

Mark Kenny and Marija Taflaga discuss the Abbott-Turnbull-Morrison years, stage three promises and the risk of a regional conflict erupting... more

30 Jan 2024 · 51 minutes
The fourth annual Democracy Sausage Awards

Dust off the tux and bring out your ballgown – it’s the fourth annual Democracy Sausage Awards. Who performed the most flagrant... more

19 Dec 2023 · 55 minutes
Media reform and hate speech on campus with Brian Schmidt

Outgoing ANU Vice-Chancellor Brian Schmidt joins Mark Kenny to discuss media reform, hate speech on campus and the expansion of... more

12 Dec 2023 · 30 minutes
Troubled waters

On this Democracy Sausage, Mark Kenny and Marija Taflaga discuss the trajectory of the Albanese government after a challenging year... more

05 Dec 2023 · 49 minutes
Divided nation – the Voice vote explained

Researchers Nicholas Biddle and Valerie Cooms join the show to discuss new research on the referendum and why it was... more

27 Nov 2023 · 52 minutes
Hurry up and wait – negotiating the climate crisis

Climate negotiator George Carter and climatologist Janette Lindesay join us to discuss the upcoming COP28 discussions in Dubai and a joint... more

21 Nov 2023 · 53 minutes
Bob Hawke’s complex legacy

Author and columnist Troy Bramston joins us to talk about the legacy and government of Bob Hawke, 40 years after... more

14 Nov 2023 · 51 minutes
Democracy Sausage with Mark Kenny
Saving the Australian dream
Democracy Sausage with Mark Kenny