The Long Lunch: In case you missed Friday

Long Lunch 29/06/2018

In case you missed The Long Lunch today with Trudi Nelson in for Wendyl Nissen, here are some of the best bits from the show to listen back to.

Gaming promoting gambling

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Dr Aaron Drummond, Massey university psychologist, discusses the similarity of the video game ‘loot box’ rewards to gambling and the risk this poses to teen gamers, an issue the Australian senate has just voted to investigate.

Why cannabis is good for you

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Auckland high school teacher and The Hemp Foundation founder Tadgh Stopford
talks about why cannabis is good for you, and why the Ministry of Health don’t want you to know that.

Amnesty International China Researcher on public executions

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William Nee, Amnesty International China researcher, talks about the public execution of two convicted drug dealers, which took place in front of hundreds of people, including school children in Haikou, southern China’s Hainan Province earlier this week.

'There was enough information to stop it'

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Bill Hodge, law professor at Auckland University, discusses the High Court’s decision on the long-running PSA litigation, which found that the Ministry of Primary Industries was negligent in allowing the deadly disease into New Zealand in 2009.

What today's kindergarteners need to thrive

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Professor John Buchanan, who is the Chair of Discipline Business Analytics at the University of Sydney Business School, discusses what today's kindergarteners need to thrive and not just survive in the 21st century against a backdrop of artificial intelligence and other disruptive technologies.

The Long Lunch with Trudi Nelson in for Wendyl Nissen, 12pm - 3pm on RadioLIVE and streaming live to the rova app on Android and iPhone.