Democracy Sausage with Mark Kenny

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Mark Kenny takes a weekly look at politics and public affairs with expert analysis and discussion from researchers at The Australian National University and beyond.

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Episode Date
Anthony Albanese on two years in the top job
May 24, 2024
Political prisoners
May 22, 2024
Budgeting a soft landing
May 15, 2024
God, unions and the Labor Party
May 08, 2024
The cop and the suburban strategy
Apr 30, 2024
An even playing field
Apr 23, 2024
Calming tensions with Bob Carr
Apr 16, 2024
The face of the nation
Apr 10, 2024
Population panic
Apr 02, 2024
Advance Australian elections fair with Zali Steggall
Mar 26, 2024
The danger of lost hope
Mar 19, 2024
The United States’ election year ahead
Mar 12, 2024
Having it both ways
Mar 06, 2024
Saving the Australian dream
Feb 27, 2024
Israel, Gaza and the crisis in the Middle East
Feb 20, 2024
Do unto others
Feb 13, 2024
Dangerous allies
Jan 30, 2024
The fourth annual Democracy Sausage Awards
Dec 19, 2023
Media reform and hate speech on campus with Brian Schmidt
Dec 12, 2023
Troubled waters
Dec 05, 2023
Divided nation – the Voice vote explained
Nov 27, 2023
Hurry up and wait – negotiating the climate crisis
Nov 21, 2023
Bob Hawke’s complex legacy
Nov 14, 2023
Responsibilities to protect
Nov 07, 2023
Who runs the world?
Oct 31, 2023
Failure to launch
Oct 24, 2023
Where did it all go wrong for the ‘yes’ campaign?
Oct 17, 2023
Learning to listen
Oct 10, 2023
Saying yes to change with Pat Dodson
Oct 03, 2023
Daniel Andrews, the master of lounge room politics
Sep 27, 2023
The “horrible irony” of the Voice campaign
Sep 21, 2023
Is Putin losing his grip on power?
Sep 12, 2023
Hangovers and hard landings
Sep 05, 2023
The echidna strategy with Sam Roggeveen
Aug 29, 2023
The Voice with Megan Davis and George Williams
Aug 24, 2023
Saying the quiet part out loud
Aug 22, 2023
Labor’s AUKUS moonshot with Bob Carr
Aug 16, 2023
Cartel country
Aug 08, 2023
Mugged by reality: climate denial in retreat
Aug 01, 2023
Dutton’s cul-de-sac
Jul 25, 2023
A non-aligned movement
Jul 20, 2023
Getting the message
Jul 11, 2023
Trump’s Australia with Bruce Wolpe
Jul 04, 2023
Smashing the status quo
Jun 27, 2023
Breaking the housing deadlock with Allegra Spender
Jun 20, 2023
Out of the shadows
Jun 13, 2023
Rorting the system
Jun 06, 2023
Does Australia need a new COVID-19 strategy?
May 30, 2023
The Queen is dead with Stan Grant
May 25, 2023
Can Labor be a long-form government?
May 23, 2023
Running to stand still
May 16, 2023
The politics of a promise
May 10, 2023
Is Labor’s long honeymoon over?
May 02, 2023
A budget under fire
Apr 26, 2023
The Liberal Party’s greatest challenge with Trent Zimmerman
Apr 18, 2023
What now for the Liberal Party?
Apr 11, 2023
Nuclear subs and the Aston fallout with Rex Patrick
Apr 04, 2023
Crossbench compromise and ending the climate wars
Mar 28, 2023
AUKUS and the US alliance with Hugh White
Mar 18, 2023
Robodebt and Australia’s ‘rotten’ public service
Mar 14, 2023
One rule for some
Mar 07, 2023
Democracy under attack (in 280 characters or less)
Feb 28, 2023
As long as it takes
Feb 21, 2023
The powers that be
Feb 14, 2023
What goes up…
Feb 07, 2023
Can Australia get to ‘yes’?
Jan 31, 2023
Australia’s big chance with Jim Chalmers
Jan 26, 2023
The third Annual Democracy Sausage Awards
Dec 13, 2022
Severed ties and succession plans
Dec 06, 2022
Putting down the megaphone
Nov 29, 2022
Victoria votes after a ‘nasty’ campaign
Nov 22, 2022
Trump’s midterm misfires
Nov 15, 2022
Dreamers and schemers with Frank Bongiorno
Nov 08, 2022
Britain's bad decade?
Nov 01, 2022
Windfalls, storm clouds, and the ‘r' word
Oct 26, 2022
In for the long haul?
Oct 10, 2022
The big teal with Simon Holmes à Court
Oct 04, 2022
Will Russia ‘escalate to de-escalate’?
Sep 27, 2022
Humanity’s moment with Joëlle Gergis
Sep 20, 2022
Orders of precedence
Sep 13, 2022
Fair game with Andrew Leigh
Sep 05, 2022
Crikey! Is Murdoch’s defamation case an own goal?
Aug 30, 2022
The messiah complex
Aug 23, 2022
The net good of the net
Aug 16, 2022
Ukraine's journey from cold war flashpoint to crowdfunded war
Aug 09, 2022
The dismal science of economic management
Aug 02, 2022
Back in the bubble
Jul 26, 2022
Multiculturalism in Australian politics
Jul 19, 2022
Bye bye, Boris
Jul 12, 2022
Judging America’s democratic decline
Jul 05, 2022
The voters’ verdict
Jun 28, 2022
The digital age of political advertising
Jun 22, 2022
Sub failures and Australia's gas crisis with Rex Patrick
Jun 07, 2022
The independents
May 31, 2022
A new political climate?
May 24, 2022
The final countdown
May 19, 2022
The state of the debate
May 10, 2022
LIVE SHOW | Election policy peril
May 05, 2022
Australia’s crunch point
Apr 26, 2022
LIVE SHOW | Federal election special
Apr 21, 2022
The federal election and Ukraine’s resistance
Apr 12, 2022
On your marks…
Apr 05, 2022
Factional fights and budget booby traps
Mar 31, 2022
Will the government get a budget bounce?
Mar 24, 2022
No enemies, no friends with Allan Behm
Mar 15, 2022
When trust collapses
Mar 08, 2022
Russia and the invasion of Ukraine
Mar 01, 2022
The Ukraine crisis and Britain’s #PartyGate
Feb 22, 2022
Morrison’s pre-election pitch
Feb 15, 2022
The second (and possibly last) Annual Democracy Sausage Awards
Dec 14, 2021
Lying with a smile
Dec 07, 2021
On the money
Nov 30, 2021
Lies, damned lies, and election campaigns
Nov 23, 2021
Getting a go
Nov 16, 2021
With friends like these
Nov 09, 2021
The game with Sean Kelly
Nov 02, 2021
Kevin Rudd on climate, AUKUS and reconciliation
Oct 26, 2021
Money talks
Oct 19, 2021
Holding government to account
Oct 12, 2021
Into the rip with Damien Cave
Oct 05, 2021
What Australia thinks
Sep 28, 2021
In deep water
Sep 21, 2021
The accidental prime minister with Annika Smethurst
Sep 14, 2021
After Afghanistan
Sep 07, 2021
Pandemic planning and political plasticity
Aug 31, 2021
The justice so deserved
Aug 24, 2021
Belonging to Country
Aug 17, 2021
In the public interest
Aug 10, 2021
Policy pivots and car park ploys
Aug 03, 2021
Gridlock with John Daley
Jul 27, 2021
Britain’s ‘freedom day’
Jul 20, 2021
The price of primacy with Hugh White
Jul 13, 2021
Finger pointing, federalism and alternative facts
Jul 06, 2021
History, reinvented: 100(ish) years of the Chinese Communist Party
Jun 29, 2021
The Nordic edge with Andrew Scott
Jun 22, 2021
Departure in the absence of victory?
Jun 15, 2021
Full circle with Scott Ludlam
Jun 08, 2021
Telling the truth about Australia’s past
Jun 01, 2021
Risks and rewards - improving Australia’s vaccine rollout
May 25, 2021
Is Australia stuck in policy limbo?
May 18, 2021
The federal budget with John Hewson and Miranda Stewart
May 12, 2021
The prosperity gospel
May 04, 2021
How good is Scott Morrison? With Peter van Onselen
Apr 29, 2021
Technology, targets, and Australia’s climate challenge
Apr 27, 2021
With the falling of the dusk with Stan Grant
Apr 23, 2021
Reset with Ross Garnaut
Apr 20, 2021
Malcolm Turnbull: Australia post-coal
Apr 14, 2021
Biden’s America with Matthew Knott
Apr 08, 2021
Does Australia’s vaccine rollout need a shot in the arm?
Apr 06, 2021
Australia’s Cabinet reshuffle and women in politics
Apr 01, 2021
The tempest
Mar 30, 2021
Energy and integrity with Helen Haines
Mar 23, 2021
Truth and treaty with Lidia Thorpe
Mar 18, 2021
The Quad, geoeconomics, and Australia's place in the region
Mar 16, 2021
Vaccine victories and royal pains in Britain
Mar 11, 2021
Will Australia-China relations continue to spiral?
Mar 09, 2021
Reducing unemployment for good with Peter Martin
Mar 04, 2021
Efficacy, equity, and Australia’s vaccine rollout
Mar 02, 2021
Scarcity with Liz Allen
Feb 25, 2021
Unfriending Australia
Feb 23, 2021
Trumpism in Australia with Frank Bongiorno
Feb 18, 2021
Knowledge is power? Universities in the COVID-19 crisis
Feb 16, 2021
Presidential trials and tribulations with Jennifer Hunt
Feb 11, 2021
Climate, the coronavirus, and the costs of uncertainty
Feb 09, 2021
The new pandemic playbook with Sanjaya Senanayake
Feb 03, 2021
Climate change and Australia’s leadership vacuum
Feb 02, 2021
These days with Stan Grant
Jan 28, 2021
The first (and possibly last) Annual Democracy Sausage Awards
Dec 17, 2020
Can democracy be mended?
Dec 14, 2020
How to be a liberal with Ian Dunt
Dec 10, 2020
Trade-offs and troubles in the Australia-China relationship
Dec 07, 2020
Navigating Australia’s annus horribilis with David Speers
Dec 03, 2020
John Kerry and the changing global climate
Nov 30, 2020
Truth is trouble with Malcolm Knox
Nov 26, 2020
Coronavirus backcasting and Britain’s omnishambles
Nov 23, 2020
The best bits
Nov 18, 2020
Talk is cheap
Nov 16, 2020
'Don, it’s time to go' with Zoe Robinson
Nov 12, 2020
And breathe…
Nov 09, 2020
Riled Britannia with Bevan Shields and Elizabeth Ames
Nov 05, 2020
COVID-19 and climate change lessons
Nov 02, 2020
It's the government, stupid
Oct 29, 2020
Gone by Christmas?
Oct 26, 2020
Can Australia close the gap?
Oct 21, 2020
The opposition in residence
Oct 19, 2020
Creating a future without poverty
Oct 15, 2020
How to miss an open goal
Oct 12, 2020
Opportunity lost? The cost of Australia’s new federal budget
Oct 08, 2020
The long cry of Indigenous peoples to be heard
Oct 04, 2020
When America stopped being great with Nick Bryant and Brian Schmidt
Oct 01, 2020
Policy shapeshifters and the upcoming federal budget
Sep 28, 2020
Low emissions technologies and Australia’s energy future with Kenneth Baldwin
Sep 24, 2020
Health inequity and energy power plays
Sep 21, 2020
Scott Morrison and pandemic politics with Katharine Murphy
Sep 17, 2020
The identity crisis of conservatism
Sep 14, 2020
How to win an election with Chris Wallace
Sep 11, 2020
The on-purpose recession and women in the COVID-19 crisis
Sep 07, 2020
Australia, China and the Belt and Road Initiative with Jane Golley
Sep 05, 2020
The surfer and the warship with Ian Cohen
Sep 03, 2020
In the national interest
Aug 31, 2020
From crisis to calamity? The UK's coming COVID-19 and Brexit challenges
Aug 27, 2020
The politics of hope in a pandemic
Aug 24, 2020
The gallery view with Phil Coorey and David Crowe
Aug 20, 2020
The crisis in aged care
Aug 17, 2020
The future of us with Liz Allen
Aug 13, 2020
Leadership in the time of COVID-19 with Niki Savva
Aug 10, 2020
Is Trump cooked?
Aug 06, 2020
Understanding China
Aug 03, 2020
Annika Smethurst – On Secrets
Jul 30, 2020
Will the show go on? With David Wenham
Jul 27, 2020
Debt, deficit, and disaster?
Jul 23, 2020
COVID-19 and hitting the wrong notes for the arts
Jul 20, 2020
The Dismissal (the Palace Letters Director's edition)
Jul 16, 2020
Is going to the footy fair play or foul?
Jul 13, 2020
China’s rise - is history repeating?
Jul 09, 2020
From Southeast Asia to Eden-Monaro
Jul 06, 2020
Annabel Crabb on Australia’s moment of change
Jul 02, 2020
COVID-19 and climate – dealing with the diabolical
Jun 29, 2020
Stopping the presses
Jun 25, 2020
Are you job-ready?
Jun 22, 2020
You stand on a plinth of lies
Jun 18, 2020
Hey, big spenders
Jun 15, 2020
Is the government failing women in its COVID-19 policy responses?
Jun 11, 2020
The New Zealand election, and the politics of protest in a pandemic
Jun 08, 2020
A new Accord and The Airport Economist
Jun 04, 2020
Chaos, curfews, and COVID-19
Jun 01, 2020
Divisions and decisions - US politics ahead of the 2020 elections
May 28, 2020
The $60 billion question
May 25, 2020
The NHS and a nation on its knees
May 21, 2020
Trust us, we’re the government
May 18, 2020
Weapons of mass detection
May 14, 2020
Australia redux – rebooting the country after the coronavirus crisis
May 11, 2020
Anxious, insecure, and unemployed - Australians’ experiences of COVID-19
May 06, 2020
Coming clean on COVID-19 costs
May 04, 2020
A blurred bigger picture
May 01, 2020
Coronavirus crisis – there’s an app for that
Apr 27, 2020
Shadow Treasurer Jim Chalmers on COVID-19 and Australia’s future
Apr 25, 2020
Has Britain turned a coronavirus crisis corner?
Apr 24, 2020
Emma Alberici - What type of world will we be left with after COVID-19?
Apr 21, 2020
The biographers on political leadership and COVID-19
Apr 16, 2020
The coronavirus care deficit and scrapping the snapback
Apr 14, 2020
Britain's battle with the coronavirus crisis
Apr 09, 2020
Imagining Australia after COVID-19
Apr 06, 2020
Sport vs coronavirus
Apr 03, 2020
COVID-19 and Australia in hibernation
Mar 30, 2020
How can Australia tackle wicked policy problems?
Mar 27, 2020
Strategic shifts, polarised policy, and mixed messages
Mar 23, 2020
Andrew Leigh on coronanomics
Mar 20, 2020
Extra: Fintan O'Toole – the era of existential risk
Mar 18, 2020
COVID-19 and how to flatten the curve
Mar 16, 2020
Will the stimulus deliver bang for the big bucks?
Mar 12, 2020
Stimulus shock and awe, and the Great Loo Roll Crisis
Mar 10, 2020
Brian Schmidt - Climate change, coronavirus, and universal challenges
Mar 07, 2020
Press freedom with Annika Smethurst
Mar 02, 2020
How the bushfires have changed the landscape for voters
Feb 26, 2020
“The vision thing” with John Hewson
Feb 24, 2020
Ask Policy Forum: The podcast where you ask the questions
Feb 20, 2020
Religious freedom and the fossil fuel flock
Feb 17, 2020
Understanding Coronavirus and the Coalition’s ills
Feb 10, 2020
Second Serve: Brexit got done?
Feb 05, 2020
The unpreferred prime minister
Feb 03, 2020
Waking up to China’s challenge with Peter Hartcher
Dec 09, 2019
Ministerial responsibility, Taylgate, and political blame games
Dec 02, 2019
Extra: Why the left loses
Nov 26, 2019
Bye Robot, union-busting, and fraught foreign affairs
Nov 25, 2019
Women in politics special
Nov 18, 2019
Extra: Australian Foreign Affairs - China Dependence
Nov 13, 2019
David Speers
Nov 11, 2019
Canada, Corbyn, and climate activism crackdowns
Nov 04, 2019
Right to know, rent-seeking, and a bill of rights
Oct 28, 2019
Cancel culture with Chinese characteristics, and Brexit’s Super Saturday
Oct 21, 2019
Newstart, political marketing, and international leadership
Oct 14, 2019
The next generation
Oct 08, 2019
China, golf course diplomacy, and impeachment
Sep 30, 2019
The kids are all right
Sep 23, 2019
Brexit, robodebt, and random drug testing
Sep 16, 2019
Voter volatility, economic evidence, and discordant democracy
Sep 09, 2019
Campus free speech, ministerial discretion, and cheerio coal
Sep 02, 2019
Democracy Sausage podcast: Australia in an age of instability
Aug 26, 2019
Democracy Sausage podcast: Recession and an inverted yield curveball
Aug 19, 2019
Boris Johnson and Brexit Britain
Aug 12, 2019
Transparency, trust, and talking politics with children
Aug 05, 2019
Frank advice and financing new starts
Jul 29, 2019
Safety nets and (un)social media
Jul 22, 2019
Rights and responsibilities
Jul 15, 2019
Cold wars, icy handshakes, and a changing climate
Jul 08, 2019
Will new alliances stand between voters and their tax cuts?
Jul 01, 2019
Stimulus, surplus, and freedom of speech
Jun 24, 2019
Trust issues and the Trump bump
Jun 17, 2019
It’s not me, it’s you
Jun 11, 2019
Balance, benches, and boat turn-backs
Jun 03, 2019
Shy Tories, telling stories, and polling purgatory
May 28, 2019
How did the polls get it so wrong?
May 20, 2019
Voter fatigue and the fight to the finish line
May 13, 2019
Disendorsement, diversity, and distrust
May 06, 2019
Palmer, polls, and postal votes
Apr 29, 2019
Negatives, risks, and pork-barrelling
Apr 23, 2019
Democracy Sausage extra: Dirty tricks
Apr 18, 2019
Tax, inequality, and social media campaigning
Apr 16, 2019