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Uncommon Sense – 21 May 2024

Former independent Senator for South Australia Rex Patrick talks about the latest developments on Julian Assange's case in the UK High Court in his bid to avoid being extradited to the US on…

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Uncommon Sense – 14 May 2024

Ahead of World Bee Day – 20th May, Honey Fingers founder Nic Dowse and Ben Mackie from Acid Springfield talk about making ambient electronic music composed by honeybees (apis mellifera). Their album…

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Uncommon Sense – 7 May 2024

British author Johann Hari unpacks his latest book 'Magic Pill' about the controversial weight-loss drug Ozempic

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Uncommon Sense – 30 April 2024

Amy speaks with Bunurong, Yuin and Tasmanian Aboriginal writer Bruce Pascoe and partner Lyn Harwood about their new book, Black Duck: A Year at Yumburra, which is a personal reflection on life…

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Uncommon Sense – 23 April 2024

Chris Wallace talks UK politics after her recent trip to London as well as providing her regular analysis on federal politics in Australia. Writer and critic James Bradley delves into the contents of…

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Uncommon Sense – 16 April 2024

Philosopher and best-selling author A. C. Grayling joins Amy to talk about his new book, Who Owns The Moon? In Defence of Humanity's Common Interests in Space. Historian and author Dr Emma Shortis…

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Uncommon Sense – 9 April 2024

Amy chats with author and independent journalist Antony Loewenstein about Israel's war on Gaza and domestic sentiment towards the war in Israel. He tells us why ousting the Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu won't…

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Uncommon Sense – 2 April 2024

Judith Peppard fills in for Amy (who will be back next week)!

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Uncommon Sense – 26 March 2024

Gabriel Shipton, brother of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange joins Amy to discuss the fight for Julian's freedom as the UK High Court hands down its decision tonight regarding his extradition to the United…

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Uncommon Sense – 19 March 2024

Hugh White talks about his latest essay for AFA, Fatal Shores: AUKUS is a grave mistake and examines whether Australia needs nuclear-powered submarines and whether the AUKUS plan will deliver them. Kendrah Morgan…

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Uncommon Sense – 12 March 2024

Chris Wallace talks federal politics; Piano Day 2024 in Melbourne with Sofia Ilyas and Rose Riebl; plus Sapphire McMullan-Fisher talks fungi conservation and 'Mushroom Magic' and Emma Corro previews the Moorabool Mushroom Festival

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Uncommon Sense – 5 March 2024

Angela Saini on The Patriarchs: How Men Came To Rule; Film critic Adrian Martin on Jean-Luc Godard's masterpiece restored in 4k, Le Mépris (1963); Guardian Australia's Graham Readfearn with the latest on…

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Uncommon Sense – 27 February 2024

Richard Denniss talks about his new essay in The Monthly on tax reform – Richard says tax reform is about democracy, not economics, and that tax reform should not be centred on what…

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Uncommon Sense – 20 February 2024

Nick Feik on Tasmania's sexual abuse cover up in institutional settings and the fallout; Tom Harley, great grandson of former Australian PM Alfred Deakin & Emeritus Professor of Politics Judith Brett talk about…

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Uncommon Sense – 13 February 2024

Philosopher Raimond Gaita reflects on lifetime of thinking about justice, hope, love and our common humanity. He delves into his collection of lectures and essays with Amy. Rachel Withers talks all things federal…

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Uncommon Sense – 6 February 2024

Amy Mullins returns to the airwaves; Greg Jericho dives into tax reform and the Stage 3 Tax Cuts; Sara Dowse on her columns for Pearls and Irritations; plus remembering John Pilger

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Uncommon Sense – 30 January 2024

An episode of Uncommon Sense on 30 January 2024 presented by Tracee Hutchinson.

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Uncommon Sense – 23 January 2024

An episode of Uncommon Sense on 23 January 2024 Presented by Tracee Hutchison

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Uncommon Sense – 16 January 2024

An episode of Uncommon Sense on 16 January 2024

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Uncommon Sense – 9 January 2024

An episode of Uncommon Sense on 9 January 2024

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Uncommon Sense – 2 January 2024

An episode of Uncommon Sense on 2 January 2024

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Uncommon Sense – 26 December 2023

An episode of Uncommon Sense on 26 December 2023

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Uncommon Sense – 19 December 2023

Kirby fills in for Amy.

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Uncommon Sense – 12 December 2023

An episode of Uncommon Sense on 12 December 2023

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Uncommon Sense – 5 December 2023

An episode of Uncommon Sense on 5 December 2023

Uncommon Sense – 28 November 2023

Judith Peppard fills in for Amy.

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Uncommon Sense – 21 November 2023

Oliver Coleman fills in for Amy.

Uncommon Sense – 14 November 2023

Fill-in host Oliver Coleman speaks with choreographer Tina Tarpgaard about MASS—bloom explorations, and Dr Lisa Anderson about her current exhibition Beguiling.

Uncommon Sense – 7 November 2023

An ecologically-themed fill by Alice Mathieu.

Uncommon Sense – 31 October 2023

Kirby fills in for Amy. Nasser Mashni, President of the Australia Palestine Advocacy Network (APAN), talks about local Palestinian solidarity. Professor Paul Haskell-Dowland talks about underwater data centres.

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Uncommon Sense – 24 October 2023

El Gibbs, writer, disability advocate, and editor of Bluntshovels.au joins Amy to talk about the Disability Royal Commission's final report, their findings after extensive hearings detailing the violence, abuse, and neglect of disabled…

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Uncommon Sense – 17 October 2023

Don Watson, award-winning author and former speechwriter to Paul Keating and Professor Chris Wallace, political historian, commentator, and former member of the Canberra Press Gallery join Amy to talk federal politics. They analyse…

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Uncommon Sense – 10 October 2023

In the lead-up to voting day, we will hear from indigenous leader and Voice advocate Thomas Mayo and award-winning journalist Kerry O'Brien once more. First aired in May, Amy sat down with Thomas…

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Uncommon Sense – 3 October 2023

Join Amy for a special end of Radiothon show. Triple R's very own Daniel James and The Monthly's Rachel Withers sit down with Amy to delve into the Indigenous Voice to Parliament, providing…

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Uncommon Sense – 26 September 2023

German forester and best-selling author Peter Wohlleben returns to discuss his latest book, The Power of Trees: How Ancient Forests Can Save Us If We Let Them. Sonya Takau from the Girringun Aboriginal…

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Uncommon Sense – 19 September 2023

Rachel Withers on federal politics; Micheline Lee on humanity, disability and the NDIS; Adrian Marshall on Geelong's native grasslands and its endangered inhabitants under threat from urban development

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Uncommon Sense – 12 September 2023

A general music fill presented by Meaghan Weiley

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Uncommon Sense – 5 September 2023

Nick Feik on the climate crisis & whistleblower protections; The problem with 21st century virtues; Who was the real Catherine The Great?

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Uncommon Sense – 29 August 2023

It's the 7th Uncommon Sense Radiothon show, featuring all your favourite Uncommon Sense regulars and special guests environmentalist Bob Brown and BLB's Dave Graney.

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Uncommon Sense – 22 August 2023

Comedian and architecture enthusiast Tim 'Rosso' Ross talks about his love of modernist architecture and his upcoming Melbourne show, Designing a Legacy Live, inspired by his acclaimed ABC TV show and which…

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