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Lisa Leong helps you navigate your way through the tough times, looking for the sunshine and the humanity in the world of work. From the quirky to the somewhat controversial, experts in the world of work and business share their ideas, experiments and fast fails, that you can apply to your own career. We’re cheaper than therapy and more fun than LinkedIn, think of us as your digital water cooler.
 
Lawyer Nicola Gobbo represented some of Australia’s most dangerous criminals, all the while secretly working as a police informer. Why did she do it, and how was it allowed to happen? For the first time, she tells the full story behind why she became an informer, and what happened when her double life was exposed to the world.
 
Making sense of a changing world, Extra with Geraldine Doogue explores the risks and possibilities of big shifts in power, puts events with our neighbourhood and overseas into context and explains how this affects Australia’s place within our wider world.
 
AM is Australia's most informative morning current affairs program. With key political interviews and stories about the Australian way of life, AM sets the agenda for the nation’s daily news and current affairs coverage.
 
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US president Joe Biden has pledged a reformed approach to China and the United States’ relationship with the outside world. So, what would a changing US-China relationship mean for the rest of the world? And does the US look for more cooperation with Europe on dealings with China? A panel of China and international security experts explores the com…
 
Psychedelic drugs were a feature of 1960s counter-culture and the subject of serious medical research from the 1940s onwards. Research was halted after psychedelics were declared dangerous and banned but new research is finding them to be powerful medicine. And, with the coronavirus pandemic in full swing, why are there so few drugs to treat viruse…
 
Jury deliberations begin in the trial of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin with the defense urging jurors to take into account what transpired before Chauvin knelt on George Floyd's neck. Every American at least 16 years old and older can now get a Covid-19 vaccine as Johnson and Johnson's vaccine remains temporarily paused. The cause…
 
Joe McCarthy is the figurehead of the anti-communist crusades of the 1950s-era. Thousands of Americans were investigated as alleged communists and Soviet agents during the 'Red Scare'. McCarthyism became the synonym for hysterical intolerance – and some say it’s prevalent again today. Historian Richard Norton Smith explores the rise of Joe McCarthy…
 
Doctors are sometimes not the best at giving patients an accurate or realistic prognosis about a disease. Yet someone with a cancer diagnosis will most often want to know 'how long have I got'. A US site called cancersurvivalrates.com aims to give patients and health care professionals accurate information on prognosis by tumour type.…
 
Most heart research has been into men but heart disease kills about five times more women than breast cancer. An international study looking at large numbers of genes working together found that women present their own genetic patterns and it has major implications for prevention and treatment.
 
The city of Minneapolis and the nation on edge as the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin comes to a close tomorrow. Minnesota state's National Guard are on alert, as George Floyd's family says they "are praying for a conviction." Authorities reveal the suspected gunman of a deadly mass shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis legally …
 
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