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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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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

28 Mar 2023 · 44 minutes
AUKUS and the US alliance with Hugh White

Strategic studies expert Hugh White argues that the AUKUS submarines arrangement is a deeply flawed deal that ties Australia to... more

18 Mar 2023 · 55 minutes
Robodebt and Australia’s ‘rotten’ public service

Senior Reporter for The Saturday Paper Rick Morton joins the show to discuss what the Robodebt royal commission hearings uncovered... more

14 Mar 2023 · 46 minutes
One rule for some

Historian Frank Bongiorno joins us to discuss superannuation reforms, Robodebt and the state of policy debate in Australian politics on... more

07 Mar 2023 · 46 minutes
Democracy under attack (in 280 characters or less)

Social media expert Jennifer Stromer-Galley joins us to discuss social media, echo chambers and the erosion of democratic institutions on... more

28 Feb 2023 · 48 minutes
As long as it takes

International relations scholar Charlie Miller joins the show to discuss Joe Biden’s visit to Ukraine and the one-year anniversary of... more

21 Feb 2023 · 40 minutes
The powers that be

Journalist Hamish Macdonald joins Mark Kenny to get under the skin of some of the world’s most prominent political leaders.How... more

14 Feb 2023 · 46 minutes
What goes up…

Sophia Gaston and Mark Kenny discuss balloons in the United States, tanks in Ukraine, and railways in the United Kingdom... more

07 Feb 2023 · 49 minutes
Can Australia get to ‘yes’?

On this episode of Democracy Sausage, former Chair of the Australian Republican Movement Greg Barns joins Mark Kenny to discuss... more

31 Jan 2023 · 35 minutes
Australia’s big chance with Jim Chalmers

Treasurer of Australia Jim Chalmers joins Mark Kenny and Marija Taflaga to discuss the future of Australia’s economy and society... more

26 Jan 2023 · 36 minutes
Democracy Sausage with Mark Kenny
Crossbench compromise and ending the climate wars
Democracy Sausage with Mark Kenny