This week we ruminate on cultural vandalism by tourists in Rome, and give you a primer on the loudest, fastest races on Earth.

Listen to these songs:
Crazy – Thief
Let it Happen – Tame Impala

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The 2X Auspol team examine issues dominating foreign policy during the week, such as the sentencing of the Bali Nine duo, the US presidential race, and the Jordanian King’s response to the IS killing of a national pilot.

Hosted by Annabelle Conaghan & Kimberly Phillips, produced by Mel Keyte. With stories by Mel Keyte (Bali Nine duo sentencing), Andrew Thorpe (US Presidential election) and Courtney Lawler (Jordanian King’s response to IS). Originally aired on on February 17th, 2015.


In the wake of the unsuccessful leadership spill attempt against Tony Abbott, the 2XAuspol crew take a look at the tumultuous goings-on in the national capital.

Hosted by Aimee Hourigan, Andrew Thorpe & Annabelle Conaghan, produced by Andrew Thorpe. With stories by Mel Keyte (backbenchers in revolt) and Kimberley Phillips (women in Canberra). Originally aired on, February 10 2015