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The Minefield 

ABC Radio
PhilosophySociety & Culture

In a world marked by wicked social problems, The Minefield helps you negotiate the ethical dilemmas, contradictory claims and unacknowledged complicities of modern life.


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4.7 out of 5 stars from 914 ratings
  • Absolute Class

    A must listen if you want to think a bit deeper about current affairs. Two of the most interesting gentlemen on the planet!

    Apple Podcasts
    Damn Africa
    Australiaa month ago
  • It’s the ABC stupid…

    Here we see another example of the reason why the ABC is absolutely essential to the intellectual health and well being of our nation. Programs like this, and almost anything on Radio National, are sources of fact and reason, and civilised debate. Topics and issues, untouched by any commercial media, are explored dissected and discussed. Governments of all flavours have had issues with Auntie over the years and expressed their disenchantment strongly, often through the ABC itself. All have accep... more

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    Australia2 months ago
  • Let us in!

    I have followed this podcast series since it started and there have been so many great discussions but I crave a forum to see what others think. The most frustrating episode for me was the discussion about whether journalists should be on social media when neither of the hosts are. It cried out for more participation beyond the guest

    Apple Podcasts
    Australia2 months ago
  • Minefield

    Scott is mesmerising. I never want to leave the world of thinking he has taken. Then Wayleed has reason that makes me say out loud yes that’s it. Then the guests sit in the middle. Thank you, it’s the perfect collaboration. Jilly

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    jilly field
    Australia3 months ago
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