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Global Questions

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Breaking down global politics for young people who want to know more | In-Depth: analysis with leading experts | Trailblazers: getting your foot in the door of a global career | The Wrap-Up: highlighting latest news around the world.

103 Episodes | 2020 - 2022

FAREWELL FROM US: What's next for Global Questions?

August 15th, 2022

21:05

We can’t believe we’re saying this, but this is our last Global Questions episode!

After 2.5 years and 100+ episodes, Josh, Rhiannon and Kelly have decided it’s time to turn off the mics and take a well-earned rest.

So, …

IN-DEPTH: The Digital Divide (and why failing to stop it could be catastrophic)

July 12th, 2022

14:31

Inequality is complex and varied, but have you ever heard of the digital divide?

As new technologies emerge and we live more of our lives online, the …

THE WRAP-UP: Could Netanyahu return as PM? Why the Rwanda Deal is controversial. Can democracy survive in Cambodia? The 50-year Whisky War.

June 21st, 2022

25:18

Join Kelly and Josh as they discuss:

  • The collapse of Israel’s government, and why it means Netanyahu could become PM *again*.
  • Why the UK’s attempt …

IN-DEPTH: How your favourite social media sites are turbocharging terrorism (w/Tech Against Terrorism)

June 13th, 2022

15:28

Social media has revolutionized terrorism. 

It has made recruitment easier, sped up the process of radicalisation and provided a safe haven for …

THE WRAP-UP: North Korea to lead anti-nuclear group. El Salvador’s prison spree. Putin meets with African leaders. Can the British monarchy survive?

June 6th, 2022

24:28

Join Kelly and Josh as they discuss:

  • Why the new president of the Conference on Disarmament is ... North Korea.
  • Why El Salvador’s president has …

IN-DEPTH: Is space exploration causing geopolitical tensions? W/ Leonard David

May 30th, 2022

16:39

In this episode we are talking all things space! Does space law actually constrain the behaviour of states? Do we have a responsibility to care for the environment in space? Is there a space race between the US and …

THE WRAP-UP: Why a dictator’s son was elected president. How one family helped derail Sri Lanka’s economy.

May 25th, 2022

15:11

In light of the recent federal election, today's episode is a shorter one that keeps with the election theme!  Join Kelly and Josh as they discuss:

IN-DEPTH: How is artificial intelligence (AI) revolutionising modern warfare? W/Dr Peter Layton

May 16th, 2022

14:24

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been used to augment military capabilities since the missile defence systems of the 1980s, but today’s AI is becoming more sophisticated and pervasive in the development of …

IN-DEPTH: Is Bitcoin going to change the world? Or is it a scam? W/David Gerard

May 2nd, 2022

18:29

There is little that is uncontroversial when it comes to cryptocurrency, from its wild fluctuations and energy usage to its links to transnational crime and mysterious origins.

In this episode, Rhiannon chats to David …

THE WRAP-UP: The elaborate conspiracy to blame France for war crimes. China’s aim in the Solomons. Is the Arab Spring dead? Honduras’ drug-trafficking president.

April 27th, 2022

23:35

It's finally here!  Join Josh and Kelly as they discuss some of the *crazy* stories from the last fortnight.  They chat about:

  • The secretive …

IN-DEPTH: We're all being monitored. How does it affect society? W/ Kevin Macnish & Moira Patterson

April 18th, 2022

28:41

Our first in-depth episode for Season 6 tackles the controversial topic of mass surveillance.  New technology allows governments and companies to …

THE WRAP-UP: UNHRC kicks out Russia. Pakistan’s crazy politics. 6,500+ deaths tied to World Cup. How Taiwan’s fate will affect your shopping.

April 11th, 2022

22:55

Join Josh and Kelly as they unpack the wild stories making news over the last fortnight! 

We chat about: 

  • Why Russia was removed from the UNHRC, …

TEASER: Season 6 REVEAL

April 4th, 2022

6:50

We are back!! Join Rhiannon, Josh and our *new co-host* as they reveal the topic for this season's fortnightly IN-DEPTH episodes.

Season 6 will also …

REPLAY: Gillian Triggs on Australia's refugee crisis

March 21st, 2022

22:14

This is a throwback to the very first episode ever published on Global Questions!  At the end of 2019, Gen interviewed Gillian Triggs, the former head of the Australian Human Rights Commission and current Assistant …

REPLAY: Kevin Rudd on why Murdoch is a "cancer on our democracy"

March 14th, 2022

24:51

In 2020, Gen had the privilege to interview the former PM, Kevin Rudd, about his campaign for a royal commission into the Murdoch empire.  They …

REPLAY: The horror of China's 're-education' camps W/ Nuria Yu & Nathan Ruser

March 8th, 2022

31:00

In 2021, Gen spoke to Nuria Yu and Nathan Ruser about the ongoing persecution of the Uyghur ethnic group in China.  It's estimated that up to 2 million Uyghurs have been detained in 're-education' camps that are similar …

REPLAY: Meet the student who sued his super company over climate change. W/ Paul Govind and Mark McVeigh

February 28th, 2022

30:19

We may be on a break, but you can still listen to some of our favourite episodes!

In 2021, Josh chatted to Paul Govind and Mark McVeigh about why …

IN-DEPTH: Can we save democracy? W/Iain Walker & Tim Hollo

February 14th, 2022

25:30

We have finally reached the last episode of season 5 on the decline of democracy and boy is it a good one!

This week Rhiannon brings you two …

TRAILBLAZER: Using music and education to inspire social change and international peace-building W/Janielle Beh

February 2nd, 2022

14:58

Our monthly Trailblazer episodes are back and Rhiannon had the absolute pleasure of interviewing Janielle Beh for this month's episode!

After …

THE WRAP-UP: A gas war in Ukraine? Fishermen defeat Russian navy. Far-right meet in Hungary. Why Honduras’ election matters.

January 31st, 2022

20:57

Join Josh and our special guest, Kelly, as they both unpack:

  • Why the potential invasion of Ukraine could cripple Europe’s gas supplies
  • How a group …

IN-DEPTH: Can the CCP and democracy co-exist? It's complicated. W/Roger Huang

January 24th, 2022

15:44

We're back!!  After the Christmas holidays, it's time to bring you the final episodes in our series on the decline of democracy.

Today, we take a …

IN-DEPTH: Are conspiracy theories and political paranoia destroying democracy? W/Jesse Walker

December 20th, 2021

25:18

It is the last episode of the year and boy is it a good one!!

Rhiannon chats to Jesse Walker, a renowned writer and an editor of Reason magazine, on …

HUGH’S FINAL WRAP-UP: Refugees sue Facebook. Is the Iran Deal back? The dark side of renewables. A Saharan sports saga.

December 13th, 2021

24:58

Join us for Hugh’s final episode on The Wrap Up (more details in the episode!).  Today on the show:

  • Why Rohingya refugees are suing Facebook for …

IN-DEPTH: Is India (the world's largest democracy) turning authoritarian? W/ Mauktik Kulkarni

December 6th, 2021

23:23

Since receiving its independence in 1947, India has stood as a bastion of democracy in the Indo-Pacific. However, while India boasts a …

TRAILBLAZER: Developing a career in cyber security W/ Bronte Munro

December 1st, 2021

11:56

It's the first Thursday of the month, so it's time for another Trailblazer Thursday! Today’s guest is Bronte Munro. Bronte is completing her Master of Cybersecurity at Macquarie University and is the Cyber and …

THE WRAP-UP: Ethiopia’s PM *literally* goes to war. Australia helps Solomons. Taiwan's uncertain future. Sweden’s 7-hour female PM.

November 29th, 2021

22:21

Join Josh and Hugh as they unpack:

  • Why Ethiopia’s PM has left his palace and is now living on a battlefield.
  • The dramatic events in the Solomon …

IN-DEPTH: How has globalisation affected inequality and democracy around the world? W/ Steven Slaughter & Estella Kabachwezi

November 22nd, 2021

24:35

The world has witnessed unprecedented levels of globalisation over the past few decades, and while it has substantially improved living conditions, communication and flow of information, it has also created new levels …

THE WRAP-UP: Was COP26 worth it? Belarus weaponises migrants. Democratic setback for Thailand. A boycott of the Winter Olympics?

November 15th, 2021

21:43

Your fortnightly dose of news is here! Join Josh and Hugh as they unpack:

  • The good, the bad and the ugly from COP26.
  • Why Belarus is flying …

IN-DEPTH: What is populism and is it destroying democracy? W/ Anastasia Kapetas & Brandon Wu

November 8th, 2021

25:13

The rise of populism in recent years has provoked profound questions around the viability of existing democratic systems and the future of developing …

TRAILBLAZER: Turning your love for international affairs into a meaningful career in research W/ Daria Impiombato

November 3rd, 2021

12:35

We are back with our new Trailblazer Thursdays - our special monthly episode where we chat to young professionals about their global careers. 

Today's guest is Daria Impiombato, a researcher at the Australian Strategic …

THE WRAP-UP: What to expect from COP26. Why Sudan’s coup matters. Azerbaijan vs Armenia. How an actor could jail Italy’s ex-deputy PM.

November 1st, 2021

19:59

Josh and Hugh’s fortnightly recap of international news is here!  Join us as we discuss:

  • The aim of COP26 (and why it’s been dubbed the world’s …

IN-DEPTH: When press freedom declines, what happens to democracy? W/ Marcus Strom

October 25th, 2021

23:12

Press freedom is the 'cornerstone' of democracy according to the UN. Yet in the past few years, journalism has been under attack. Reporters face physical and legal threats both in Australia and around the world. This …

THE WRAP-UP: Civil war in Lebanon? Billions for the Taliban. Kenya ignores the ICJ. America’s cyber reckoning.

October 18th, 2021

20:03

Josh and Hugh’s fortnightly recap of international news is here!  Join us as we discuss:

  • Why Beirut was in chaos last week (and what it means for …

IN-DEPTH: Is Covid-19 killing democracy? W/ Tom Daly & Asanga Abeyagoonasekera

October 11th, 2021

24:22

Tune in for the first episode in our In-Depth series on Democracy in Decline. This week, Rhiannon chats to Associate Professor Tom Daly and Asanga Abeyagoonesekera about how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting democracy …

THE WRAP-UP: China turns off power. Germany’s election stalemate. A sports star President? Nigeria's phone ban.

October 4th, 2021

20:16

Josh and Hugh’s fortnightly recap of international news is back! (Trust us, we're as excited as you are!!) Join us as we discuss:

  • The power outages …

TEASER: Season 5 REVEAL

September 27th, 2021

6:44

Global Questions is back for an exciting fifth season! 
We have had a decent break over the past few weeks and are super excited to be back in your ears delivering you guys a new season on the topic 'Democracy in …

REPLAY IN-DEPTH: How does the Black Lives Matter movement relate to Indigenous Australians? W/ Ama Burkoh & Nayonika Bhattacharya

August 30th, 2021

33:05

Given some of our founding members are moving on from Global Questions, we are bringing you their all-time favourite episodes! This week, we are re-sharing Emma's favourite episode - the In-Depth discussion with  Ama …

REPLAY IN-DEPTH: Who is Witness K and why is he being charged with conspiracy? W/ Bernard Collaery

August 23rd, 2021

29:58

Given some of our founding members are moving on from Global Questions, we are bringing you their all-time favourite episodes! This week, we are re-sharing Gen's favourite episode - the In-Depth discussion with Bernard …

BONUS: Saying farewell to the founders of Global Questions W/ Genevieve Marcocci & Emma Fabreguette

August 16th, 2021

15:59

Today's episode is a farewell to Genevieve Marcocci and Emma Fabreguette, two of the founding members of Global Questions.

Both Gen and Emma are moving on to bigger and better things, so we wanted to give them a proper …

TRAILBLAZER: Exploring opportunities and engaging in global affairs W/ Ryan Attard

August 9th, 2021

18:20

Surprise!! You thought Season 4 was over, but we have one more bonus episode for you! 

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August 6th, 2021

1:12

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IN-DEPTH: How is climate change law paving the way for the future? W/ Paul Govind and Mark McVeigh

August 3rd, 2021

30:19

In our last episode of Season 4 on Climate Change, Josh chats to Paul Govind and Mark McVeigh on how climate change and the law are increasingly …

THE WRAP-UP: Haiti’s competing Prime Ministers. China’s vaccine woes. Secret trials in Cuba. Russia’s weaponised gas pipeline.

July 26th, 2021

23:30

Joshua and Hugh’s fortnightly chat about news from around the world is here! Join us as we discuss:

  • The battle between Haiti’s rival PMs, following …

IN-DEPTH: What does climate change have to do with the Egypto-Ethiopian Nile dispute and the internationalisation of the Amazon? W/ Anet McClintock & Professor Stephen M. Walt.

July 19th, 2021

24:32

Emma and Gen chat with Anet McClintock and Professor Stephen M. Walt on the convergence of conflict and climate change on a global scale. Anet is completing her Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in International Relations and …

THE WRAP-UP: Lebanon’s ‘social explosion’. South Africa’s ex-President in jail. The rise of private armies. France’s climate constitution.

July 13th, 2021

26:14

Joshua and Hugh’s fortnightly chat about news from around the world is here! Join us as we discuss:

  • Why Lebanon is facing a 'social explosion'.

IN-DEPTH: How is climate change affecting the developing world? W/Anna Gero

July 5th, 2021

29:02

Josh chats to Anna Gero about how climate change is affecting the developing world. Anna is a research principal at the University of Technology …

THE WRAP-UP: Iran’s hardliners seize control. 100 years of the CCP. Pardons divide Spain. Far-right soldiers threaten EU.

June 28th, 2021

24:39

Joshua and Hugh’s fortnightly wrap-up of news from around the world is here! Join us as we chat about:

Iran’s controversial new president.

The CCP's 100th birthday celebrations.

Protests in Spain as separatists are …

IN-DEPTH: How is veganism integral to climate change mitigation? W/ Alana Mann

June 21st, 2021

40:20

Emma chats to Alana Mann about the intersection between food security, veganism and climate change. Alana Mann is Chair and Associate Professor in …

THE WRAP-UP: Chaos in Afghanistan. Myanmar’s rebel armies. El Salvador’s bitcoin revolution. Can the UN end HIV/AIDS?

June 15th, 2021

21:20

Joshua and Hugh’s fortnightly recap of news from around the world is here! Join us as we discuss:

- Upheaval in Afghanistan as the Taliban gains new ground.

- The protestors training to take down Myanmar’s military.

- …

IN-DEPTH: How is climate change affecting Antarctica? W/ Dr Alessandro Antonello

June 7th, 2021

23:02

Josh chats to Dr Alessandro Antonello on how climate change has an uneven presence in Antarctic geopolitics. As a senior research fellow at Flinders …

TRAILBLAZER: Indigenous activism & climate change W/Joshua Gilbert

May 31st, 2021

16:58

Joshua is a Worimi man who seeks to connect traditional Aboriginal knowledge and history to current contexts. He works as a PwC consultant, business …

IN-DEPTH: What is climate-induced migration? W/ Dr Celia McMichael

May 24th, 2021

26:13

Emma talks to Dr Celia McMichael about climate-induced migration.

Dr Celia McMichael is an Associate Professor in the School of Geography, Earth and …

THE WRAP-UP: The Israel-Palestine crisis. An unprecedented cyber attack. Will the Olympics go ahead? A political shake-up in Venezuela.

May 17th, 2021

22:54

Joshua and Hugh’s fortnightly recap of global news is back! Join us as we discuss:

- The horrific violence in Israel and Palestine.

- An …

TEASER: Season 4 REVEAL

May 10th, 2021

2:36

Global Questions is BACK for a fascinating fourth season!
Join Emma and Josh as they introduce our new In-Depth topic: the global effects of climate change.
Season 4 begins NEXT WEEK on Tuesday 18 May 2021.
FOLLOW US: …

THE WRAP-UP: Samoa’s jaw-dropping election. Chad’s president dies in battle. TikTok faces a historic lawsuit. French secularism ignites Pakistani protests.

April 26th, 2021

21:57

Joshua and Hugh’s fortnightly chat about the crazy international news you've probably missed. Join us as we discuss:

- The woman who's upended Samoan …

TRAILBLAZER: How to navigate opportunities and create agency W/Yasmin Poole

April 19th, 2021

16:18

Gen talks to Yasmin Poole about how to navigate which graduate, intern and volunteer opportunities are right for you and how to bring agency and …

THE WRAP-UP: Is Russia going to war? North Korea’s ‘worst-ever situation'. Nigeria’s mass prison break. Hong Kong’s anti-democratic revival.

April 12th, 2021

24:34

Joshua and Hugh's fortnightly highlight of news from around the world. Join us as we discuss:

- Will Russia invade Ukraine?

- North Korea faces its “worst-ever situation”.

- A mass prison break in Nigeria.

- Is Hong …

IN-DEPTH: How is Islam changing Indonesian politics? W/ Dr Rachel Rinaldo and Dr Dina Afrianty

April 6th, 2021

31:50

Gen talks to Dr Rachel Rinaldo and Dr Dina Afrianty about how Islam is shaping Indonesian politics, women's rights and democracy. 

Dr Rinaldo is an …

THE WRAP-UP: Double-mutant strains, China's fashion boycott, Columbian border conflict and Haiti's government chaos

March 29th, 2021

19:21

Josh and Gen's (stepping in for Hugh this week) fortnightly discussion of surprising news from around the world. Join us as we chat about: 
- India's battle with a rare 'double mutant' strain of Coronavirus;
- China's …

IN-DEPTH: Why Is Anti-Semitism On The Rise? W/ Harrison Rosen

March 22nd, 2021

14:03

Emma talks to Harrison Rosen about the rise of Anti-Semitism. Harrison is the Fellowship Coordinator at the Susan Wakil Fellowship, he is an advocate …

THE WRAP-UP: Turmoil in Yemen, Kiribati’s Change of Address, the Pope in Iraq and a Brazilian Ex-President’s Prison Release

March 15th, 2021

22:06

Joshua and Hugh's fortnightly highlight of news from around the world. Join us as we discuss: 
- War and peace in Yemen. 
- A bizarre tale involving …

IN-DEPTH: What is Political Evangelicalism? W/ Dr. Joshua Roose

March 8th, 2021

23:47

Gen talks to Dr. Joshua Roose about political Evangelicalism and the populist right.

Dr. Joshua Roose has released a book on the subject (check it out

THE WRAP-UP: Upheaval in Ethiopia, an Armenian coup, vaccine diplomacy and New Caledonia's separatist government

March 1st, 2021

20:31

Joshua and Hugh's fortnightly highlight of news from around the world.

In this episode we'll be discussing:

- Turbulence in the Horn of Africa.

- An …

IN-DEPTH: What is Reclaiming Saudi Salafism? w/ Dr Raihan Ismail

February 22nd, 2021

22:54

Emma talks to Dr. Raihan Ismail about Reclaiming Saudi Salafism. Dr. Raihan Ismail is an ARC DECRA fellow and a Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies, ANU. She is the author of Saudi Clerics and …

TRAILBLAZER: What does it take to realise your passion? W/ Joel MacKay

February 15th, 2021

16:50

Emma talks to Joel MacKay about using your passion and finding jobs that fit that interest. Joel MacKay works as a strategic campaigns lead at Amnesty International. He's also worked in government relations and …

IN-DEPTH: What is happening to Uyghur Muslims in China? W/ Nuria Yu & Nathan Ruser

February 8th, 2021

31:00

Gen talks to Nuria Yu & Nathan Ruser about Uyghur Muslims experiencing genocide and human rights abuses. 

Nuria Yu is an Uyghur Muslim and …

THE WRAP UP: The EU vaccine scuffle, protests in India, Israel, Iran, and Biden, and the lawsuit against Brazil's president

February 1st, 2021

17:49

SAY HELLO TO YOUR NEW HOSTS - JOSH AND HUGH! Every fortnight, they will recap the biggest news from around the world in under 30 minutes. 

In this episode we'll be discussing:

- What is the global impact of the …

IN-DEPTH: The Israeli-Palestinian conflict W/ Ronald Zweig

January 25th, 2021

28:53

Emma talks to Ronald Zweig about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. Ronald Zweig is the Taub Chair of Israel Studies at NYU and director of the Taub Centre for Israel Studies. He obtained his PhD in Modern History from …

TEASER: Season 3 - What will be covered?

January 18th, 2021

3:08

Gen and Emma presenting to you Season 3 of Global Questions:
- What topics will be covered?
- What is the overarching theme?
- Who are they interviewing?

BONUS: How is UNESCO reimagining education? W/ Noah Sobe

January 17th, 2021

29:16

Gen talks to Noah Sobe about what the future holds for education globally and how do we adapt to it. Noah Sobe is the senior project officer at …

CHRISTMAS SPECIAL: Yemen famine, News Media Commission & Cancel Culture W/ Josh & Saacha 2/2

December 21st, 2020

19:00

Gen talks with Joshua Kaye (Global Questions Audio Producer) and Saacha Neilson (Global Questions Marketing Officer) about global news topics that …

CHRISTMAS SPECIAL: Megxit, Wolf-Warrior Diplomacy & BLM W/ Hugh & Kelly 1/2

December 14th, 2020

19:47

Emma talks with Hugh Mcfarlane (Global Questions OutReach Officer) and Kelly Phan (YDS Marketing Director) about global news topics that shaped 2020.

THE WRAP-UP: Australian money-laundering, West Papuan independence, France's 'values' charter and UN Security Council negligence

December 7th, 2020

15:24

Join Gen and Emma as they highlight fort-nightly news around the world.

- The difference between money laundering and legal remittance

- Rallies in West Papua and government response

- France's charter of Republican …

THE WRAP-UP: Australia's war crimes, Who gets the vaccine, Armenia Azerbaijan and a peace deal and Typhoon Vamco

November 23rd, 2020

17:39

Join Gen and Emma as they highlight fort-nightly news around the world. 

- What War Crimes haas Australia's special forces committed and what does it …

IN-DEPTH: Why is the South China Sea such a pivotal region? W/ Professor Rory Medcalf

November 16th, 2020

32:35

Gen talks to Professor Rory Medcalf about Australia's maritime security specifically the tensions between the US and China and how Australia will be …

THE WRAP-UP: Why is terror on the rise? How does Iran benefit from Biden? Is Thailand becoming a democracy? What's going on in Ethiopia?

November 9th, 2020

14:29

Genevieve and Emma highlight global news from the past 2 weeks!

In this episode, we discuss:

- Why are acts of terror on the rise around the world?


- What does  Bidens Presidency mean for Iran?


- Is Thailand becoming …

IN-DEPTH: What is the significance of South Korea-Australia Relations? W/ Thomas Corben

November 2nd, 2020

38:01

Emma talks to Thomas Corben about Australia and South Korea's bilateral relationship over the past decade. Thomas is a Lloyd & Lilian Vasey …

BONUS: How to dismantle the Murdoch Empire? W/ Kevin Rudd

October 27th, 2020

30:18

Gen talks to The Honourable Kevin Rudd about the monopoly that is the Murdoch empire, the News Media Bargaining Code and the News Royal Commission …

TRAILBLAZER: How to choose the right degree W/ Asher Klein

October 22nd, 2020

22:59

Emma (She/Her) talks with Asher (He/Him) about how he found his passion in his current degree and the journey of discovering what you actually want vs what others expect of you. Asher Klein is a Uni Student studying …

TRAILBLAZER: How to start a global impact driven career? W/Jacob Thomas

October 19th, 2020

36:01

Gen (She/Her) talks with Jacob Thomas (They/Them) about how they started their career path and how it led them into advocacy, equality projects and public speaking. Jacob Thomas is an expert in Mental Health, Human …

THE WRAP-UP: Trump is COVID-19 positive, Armenia and Azerbaijan reignite tensions, Indonesia’s new labor laws in protest and the Cyprus Papers

October 12th, 2020

16:28

Join Gen and Emma as they highlight fort-nightly news around the world.

What does Trump's COVID positive actually show?

Where is Armenia and Azerbaijan and why are they fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh?

Why are there …

IN-DEPTH: Why care about cyber security? W/Damien Manuel

October 5th, 2020

45:32

For today’s IN-DEPTH episode Gen is joined with Damien Manuel, the Chairman for the Executive Advisory Board for Cyber at Deakin University as well as the Chairman of the Australian Information Security Association.

THE WRAP-UP: How COVID-19 has helped Italian Mafia gang, Australia's future trade, ICE under investigation and the grand jury on Breonna Taylor’s death.

September 29th, 2020

17:27

Join Genevieve and Emma as they highlight fort-nightly news around the world.

How has COVID-19  helped the Italian Mafia grow?

How is Australia balancing its relationship with China?

What are the allegations of the US …

IN-DEPTH: How to understand Security Risk in International Relations? W/ William Clapton

September 21st, 2020

24:59

For todays IN-DEPTH episode Emma is joined with William Clapton, senior lecturer in International Relations at the University of New South Wales. He is the author of Risk and Hierarchy in International Society: Liberal …

THE WRAP-UP: Putin’s Tea, the American Postal Service Political Battle, India-China Nuclear Power Stand-off, and Forced Labour in Xinjiang.

September 13th, 2020

16:51

Join Genevieve and Emma as they highlight fort-nightly news around the world. Who is Alexei Navalny and what's the tea with Putin? How is America's …

IN-DEPTH: Who is Witness K and why is he being charged with conspiracy? W/ Bernard Collaery

September 7th, 2020

42:21

Genevieve is joined with Bernard Collaery, Australian barrister, lawyer and former Attorney-General being prosecuted for conspiring against the …

THE WRAP-UP: Beirut, Tiktok, Belarus, and the Middle East

August 30th, 2020

13:56

Join Genevieve and Emma, highlighting the latest news around the world.

  • What does the Beirut explosion mean for the future of Lebanon?
  • Why are we …

Season 2 Trailer

August 26th, 2020

2:26

Did someone say weekly episodes? Yes! We did.

Global Questions is back! In Season 2, we’re coming back bigger and better to break down global issues for young people who want to know more.

Emma Fabreguette and Genevieve …

IN-DEPTH: Sharon Hudson Dean - How important is Australia's relationship with the United States? Covid-19, Historic Allyship and Economic Projections

August 3rd, 2020

33:09

Sharon Hudson-Dean is a career American diplomat currently serving as U.S. Consul General in Sydney, Australia.  Ms. Hudson-Dean was the Acting …

IN-DEPTH: Ama Burkoh & Nayonika Bhattacharya - What is the BLM movement? Systematic racism and how it relates to Indigenous Australians.

July 6th, 2020

58:18

For this episode we delve into the increasing protests against police brutality in the United States, analysing how systematic racism has transpired …

IN-DEPTH: Bill Birtles - What is going on with Australia-China Relations?

June 25th, 2020

39:26

Bill Birtles, ABC's China Correspondent explains the deteriorating Aus-China relationship, the WHO probe into COVID-19 and China's harsh calls to boycott and impose tariffs on Australian imported goods.  

The future of …

IN-DEPTH: Julian Burnside - How does human rights and refugee advocacy expose the need for change in Australia?

June 9th, 2020

56:54

Julian Burnside AO QC is an Australian barrister, human rights and refugee advocate, and author. He is known for his staunch opposition to the …

IN-DEPTH: Kelly Soderstrom - What does Brexit mean for UK refugee and asylum seeker regluations?

May 24th, 2020

44:31

The exit of the UK from the European Union means a lot of things for the global economy, trade and borders. Yet, what does it mean for refugees and asylum seekers or migrants looking for work. How will the two core …

IN-DEPTH: Charlotte Owens & Nassim Khadem - What effects will Covid-19 have on Government Relations, Business and Cyber Security in Australia?

May 11th, 2020

33:16

For this episode we cover Covid-19 and its effects on businesses, government relations and cyber security in Australia.

What does the future of Australia look like as Covid-19 restrictions ease? Will Australia bounce …

IN-DEPTH: Saad Al-Haddad - What is it like fleeing war? - 2/2

April 27th, 2020

18:42

Saad AL-Haddad was born in Baghdad, Iraq. He and his family decided to flee Iraq in 2016 as it became too dangerous to live. As the war started to worsen they received targeted threats and found it increasingly …

IN-DEPTH: Saad Al-Haddad - What is it like fleeing war? - 1/2

April 14th, 2020

21:10

Saad AL-Haddad was born in Baghdad, Iraq. He and his family decided to flee Iraq in 2016 as it became too dangerous to live. As the war started to worsen they received targeted threats and found it increasingly …

TRAILBLAZERS: Zahn Gane - Where does a degree in International Relations get you?

April 1st, 2020

34:51

Zahn Gane explores his interest in International Relations and his future career. Zahn speaks about how he never really saw an interest in university …

IN-DEPTH: Erika Feller - What are the nuances of representing the UNHCR? - 2/2

March 28th, 2020

36:57

Ms Erika Feller dives deep into her work in aiding governments to resettle refugees and asylum seekers and resolve issues of statelessness. Ms Feller …

IN-DEPTH: Erika Feller - What are the nuances of representing the UNHCR? - 1/2

March 2nd, 2020

31:32

Ms Erika Feller dives deep into her work in aiding governments to resettle refugees and asylum seekers and resolve issues of statelessness. Ms Feller …

TRAILBLAZERS: Caitlin Workman - What is it like heading your own NGO project?

February 17th, 2020

28:20

Caitlin Workman is a masters student who headed her own NGO project in Malawi. Listen in as she explores the cultural and political challenges that …

IN-DEPTH: Gillian Triggs - How can Australia respond to Asylum Seekers and Refugees? 2/2

February 3rd, 2020

23:39

PART 2: Gen sits down with Gillian Triggs to explore the hard truths of current immigration policies and practices. No stone is is left unturned as …

IN-DEPTH: Gillian Triggs - How can Australia respond to Asylum Seekers and Refugees? 1/2

January 19th, 2020

25:20

PART 1: Gen sits down with Gillian Triggs to explore the hard truths of current immigration policies and practices. No stone is is left unturned as …

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