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May 14, 2019

David Walker, Emeritus Professor at Deakin University, joined Amy in the studio to discuss his new book, Stranded Nation: White Australia in an Asian Region (UWA Press). It provides a nuanced history of Australia's relationship with and perception of Asia in the late 19th century and early-mid 20th century. David and Amy discuss Australia's relationship with China and Japan in some depth. Emma Dawson, Executive Director of Per Capita, came in to discuss the major policy differences between the two major parties at the upcoming federal election, particularly in social security and taxation. Plus Ben Eltham from New Matilda on the latest in federal politics.