The Echidna podcast: there are calls for untruthful political advertisements to be banned - but who decides?

The latest episode of ACM's Echidna podcast looks at the big issues of the week. We step back and talk sense.

This week, there have been calls for regulation of political advertising - but shouldn't the voter be the judge of what's false? Listen to the debate with Garry Linnell and Fiona Katauskas.

And one of the country's top experts on security and China tells us why the Solomon Islands matter to Australia.

Plus are younger people really that different in their politics from older people?

Hosts Steve Evans and Alex Crowe talk to ACM's journalists and the country's best political thinkers.

Listen to the full story on the podcast, search The Echidna on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or your preferred podcast app. You can also listen on our web player above.

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