Monday 8 August
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8 August 2016
We reflect on Sunday’s rally in Istanbul, which saw more than a million people gather to support Turkey's president. We also address the issue of US elections depending more on big money than high voter turnout and question the Australian media's approach to depicting the nation's indigenous communities.
8 August 2016
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