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Friday, November 21, 2014

Podcast of the Week - Big Ideas on ABC's Radio National

November is Ideas week on Connect Magazine. In past weeks, we have featured the TED Radio Hour and The Forum on BBC podcasts.

This week, he head down south to the Australian Broadcasting Network.

Our weekly podcast this Friday is Big Ideas on Radio National.

Hosted by Paul Barclay, the Big Ideas program is broadcast Monday to Thursday evenings at 8pm.
According to the Big Ideas web page:
[Big Ideas] brings you the best of talks, forums, debates, and festivals held in Australia and around the world, casting light on the major social, cultural, scientific and political issues.

Favorite Episodes

Obesity, Food and Family. podcast audio (mp3).

Enslaved by our technology? podcast audio (mp3).

Stigma of mental illness. podcast audio (mp3).

Space travel. podcast audio (mp3).

The culture of narcissism. podcast audio (mp3).

Podcast feeds

There are several Big Ideas feeds. Subscribe to the XML feed for the full program.
Also available is the separate stories feed and the RSS text feed.

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One of our favorite podcasts above featured Lionel Shriver talking about her new book. Another of her books inspired the movie 'We Need to Talk about Kevin' and the song In My Room by the Beach Boys is from the film's soundtrack. Enjoy!