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Uncommon Sense - 13 June 2017 - Dr Richard Denniss

This week on Uncommon Sense Dr Richard Denniss, Chief Economist at The Australia Institute spoke to Amy about his essay in The Monthly called 'Grandfathering the Australian Dream'.

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Uncommon Sense - 6 June 2017 - Professor Andrew Walter

The feature interview this week is withProfessor Andrew Walter, Interim Director of the Melbourne School of Government. He was in the studio talking about the UK election campaign and policies in the lead…

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Uncommon Sense - 6 June 2017

This week on Uncommon Sense we have four excellent interviews, conducted by our host Amy Mullins:

Ben Eltham,from New Matilda on the latest in federal politics.

Professor Andrew Walter, Interim Director of the…

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Uncommon Sense - 30 May 2017 - Professor Robert Jensen

Professor Robert Jensen from School of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin joined Amy in the studio to talk about his new book The End of the Patriarchy: Radical Feminism for

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Uncommon Sense - 30 May 2017

This week on Uncommon Sense we have four excellent interviews, conducted by our host Amy Mullins:

Ben Eltham, National Affairs Correspondent for New Matilda on the week that was in federal politics.

Emma…

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Uncommon Sense - 23 May 2017

This week on Uncommon Sense we have four excellent interviews, conducted by our host Amy Mullins.

Dr Jack Pascoe, Conservation and Research Manager at the Cape Otway Conservation and Ecology Centre told us…

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Uncommon Sense - 23 May 2017 - Warwick Smith

Our feature interview for this week is with Warwick Smith, Research Economist at Per Capita. He discussed with Amy the history of unemployment in Australia, based on his new report.

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Uncommon Sense - 16 May 2017

Amy Mullins explores the minds of another four interview guests this week on Uncommon Sense.

New Matilda's National Affairs Correspondent Ben Eltham dropped by to analyse the federal budget.

Renowned political journalist and…

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Uncommon Sense - 16 May 2017 - Laura Tingle

This week's feature interview on Uncommon Sense was with renowned political journalist and author Laura Tingle. She joined Amy to discuss her new book, 'In Search of Good Government', and talks about Malcolm…

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Uncommon Sense - 9 May 2017 - Dame Fiona Reynolds

This week's special interview on Uncommon Sense is with British conservationist and former Director-General of the National Trust Dame Fiona Reynolds. She speaks with Amy about her new book The Fight For Beauty:

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Uncommon Sense - 9 May 2017

This week on Uncommon Sense our host Amy Mullins speaks with four very interesting people about politics, arts and conservation.

Our regular guest Ben Eltham, National Affairs Correspondent for New Matilda on federal…

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Uncommon Sense - 2 May 2017

This week on Uncommon Sense we have four interviews covering politics, history and law, hosted by the magnificent Amy Mullins. Ben Eltham from New Matilda joins us for his regular segment on the…

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Uncommon Sense - 2 May 2017 - Allan Gyngell AO

This week's feature interview on Uncommon Sense is the ANU Crawford School of Public Policy's Adjunct Professor Allan Gyngell AO, discussing his new book detailing the history of Australia's foreign policy: Fear of

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Uncommon Sense - 25 April 2017

We have a great selection of interviews this week on this special Anzac Day edition of Uncommon Sense, hosted by Amy Mullins. Independent historian Vicken Babkenian and the University of Melbourne's Professor Joy…

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Uncommon Sense - 11 April - Dr. Andrew Jamieson

Our feature interview this week is with archaeologist and curator Dr. Andrew Jamieson, speaking about his latest exhibition atThe Ian Potter Museum of Art, Syria: Ancient History Modern Conflict.

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Uncommon Sense - 18 April 2017

This week's episode of Uncommon Sense, hosted by Amy Mullins. Ben Eltham, National Affairs Correspondent for New Matilda on the latest in federal politics as always. British philosopher and author A.C. Grayling on…

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Uncommon Sense - 18 April 2017 - AC Grayling

Our feature interview this week is with British philosopher and author A.C. Grayling on the origins and future of humanism, the age of genius and his new book, War: An Enquiry.

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Uncommon Sense - 11 April 2017

This week's episode of Uncommon Sense, hosted by Amy Mullins. Laura Tingle, Political Editor for theAustralian Financial Reviewcalled in from Canberra to discuss the latest in federal politics. Archaeologist and curatorDr…

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Uncommon Sense - 4 April 2017

This weeks episode of Uncommon Sense features four very interesting interviews hosted by the amazing Amy Mullins NGV curator Dr Angela Hesson talks with Amy about the NGV International's latest exhibition Love: Art…

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Uncommon Sense - 4 April 2017 - Dr. Angela Hesson

Our feature interview this week is with NGV curator Dr. Angela HessonShe talks with Amy about the NGV International's latest exhibition: Love: Art of Emotion 1400-1800.

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Uncommon Sense - 28 March 2017 - Eloise Ross

Our feature interview this week is with Eloise Ross, co-programmer of theMelbourne Cinmathque, discussing their retrospective on feminist 1930s Hollywood film director Dorothy Arzner.

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Uncommon Sense - 28 March 2017

This week, our regular guest Ben Elthamjoins Amy to discuss the latest in federal politics. Amber Jamiesondials in from New York to talk Trump's America. Mark Wakehamjoins us in the studio to delve…

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Uncommon Sense - 21 March 2017 - Kendrah Morgan

This week's feature interview has curatorKendrah Morgan chatting to us about theCharles Blackman: Schoolgirlsexhibition at the Heidi Museum of Modern Art.

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Uncommon Sense - 21 March 2017

Dan Cassjoined Amy in the studio to discuss the rise and democratisation of solar energy. Middle East expertMarika Sosnowskiand photojournalistDarrian Traynorshared their experience visiting Jordan to document the plight of Syrian refugees. CuratorKendrah…

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Uncommon Sense - 14 March 2017

This week on Uncommon Sense our host Amy Mullins speaks about politics, history and environmentalism, with some very interesting guests. Regular guest Ben Eltham joins us to discuss the latest in federal politics…

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Uncommon Sense - 7 March 2017 - Abstraction

For our feature interview this week we have assistant curator of the NGA Lara Nicholls and artist Elizabeth Gower discussing the NGA's travelling exhibition Abstraction: Celebrating Australian Women Abstract Artists. Now showing…

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Uncommon Sense - 7 March 2017

Four interesting interviews this week on Uncommon Sense, hosted by Amy Mullins. We start the show as usual with a segment on federal politics with New Matilda's Ben Eltham. Feminist writer Amy Gray…

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Uncommon Sense - 28 February 2017 - Carus Thompson

This week's feature interview is with a musical guest - singer/songwriter Carus Thompson. Carus talks with Amy about his poignant new album Island, his stances on some social and political issues, and to…

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Uncommon Sense - 28 February 2017

This week on Uncommon Sense our host Amy Mullins speaks to four guests about politics, arts, music and environmentalism. First up we had our regular politics segment with the wonderful Ben Eltham. Dr…

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Uncommon Sense - 21 February 2017

This week on Uncommon Sense our presenter Amy Mullins conducts four interviews about politics, academia and history.

Ben Eltham starts the show with his regular segment on federal politics.

Professor Sheila Fitzpatrick comes…

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Uncommon Sense - 21 February 2017 - Bob Inglis

This week's feature interview is with former US Republican Congressman Bob Inglis who is the founder of RepublicEN.org. He has an in depth discussion with Amy on his conversion to climate action and…

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Uncommon Sense - 14 February 2017

This week's episode of Uncommon Sense sees our host Amy Mullins conduct four very interesting interviews on the subjects of arts, politics and academia. Ben Eltham comes in for his usual segment on…

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Uncommon Sense - 14 February 2017 - John Pilger

This week's feature interview is with Director John Pilger, who comes in to talk with Amy about his recent documentary The Coming War On China, now screening at Cinema Nova.

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Uncommon Sense - 7 February 2017 - Barry Dickins

This week's feature interview is with Barry Dickins, an Australian playwright and author. He joins Amy in the studio to chat with her about his new book - Last Words: The Hanging of

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Uncommon Sense - 7 February 2017

This week our host Amy Mullins as usual brings us four interesting interviews discussing politics, media and current issues on Uncommon Sense. Ben Eltham, our regular guest comes in to discuss Australian federal…

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Uncommon Sense - 31 January 2017

This week our host Amy Mullins speaks with four very interesting people Ben Eltham joins us for his weekly segment on federal politics, today discussing the intersection of Australian politics with US politics.

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Uncommon Sense - 31 January 2017 - Lars Kraume

In this week's special interview Amy speaks with German film director Lars Kraume about his 2015 film The People vs. Fritz Bauer, the true story of the German Jewish attorney general behind the…

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Uncommon Sense - 24 January 2017

Amy Mullins returns for another episode of Uncommon Sense with four very interesting interviews. Our regular guest Ben Eltham from New Matilda comes in to chat about the current state of federal politics.

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Uncommon Sense - 17 January 2017 - Peter Wohlleben

A special extended interview from the January 17th episode of Uncommon Sense with Amy Mullins

Peter Wohlleben, forester, conservationist and author of the new book The Hidden Life of Trees calls in from…

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Uncommon Sense - 17 January 2017

Amy Mullinshosts the first ever episode of Uncommon Sense,

A weekly conversation about politics and current events, international affairs, history, art, books, and the natural world, to illuminate the issues faced by society…