Politics

From Brussels to Washington, we'll take a look at the political systems of the world today, and discuss what the future might hold.

Margaret Thatcher
Bonus | Member-only episode
Episode
57

Margaret Thatcher

May 26, 2020
Politics
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20
minutes

Margaret Thatcher was the Prime Minister of the UK during the 1980s, and left a lasting impact on the country.

She was "perhaps the most admired, hated, fascinating, boring, radical and conservative leader in the Western world."

In this episode we talk about what she did, what it meant, and why she divided opinion so much.

The Taliban
Bonus | Member-only episode
Episode
46

The Taliban

Apr 21, 2020
Politics
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22
minutes

From sharia law to public executions, The Taliban ruled Afghanistan with a iron fist.

In this episode we look at the origins of this group, what life was like under its rule, how it has managed to survive so long, and what the future might have in store.

Who Owns The Sky (And Why Does It Matter)?
Bonus | Member-only episode
Episode
8

Who Owns The Sky (And Why Does It Matter)?

Dec 13, 2019
Politics
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12
minutes

Part 2 of our 3-part series on who owns the sea, sky and stars.

Ever wondered who actually owns the sky?

Today we'll discuss who owns it, why it's still not clear who does own most of it, and why that doesn't actually really matter.

Who Owns The Sea (And Why Does It Matter)?
Bonus | Member-only episode
Episode
7

Who Owns The Sea (And Why Does It Matter)?

Dec 10, 2019
Politics
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18
minutes

Part 1 of our 3-part series of who owns the sea, sky and space.

Every wondered who actually owns the sea?

Learn about who actually owns 2/3 of the surface area of the world, why countries want to claim ownership of rocks in the middle of nowhere, and why this matters.

What is Soft Power (and why does it matter)?
Bonus | Member-only episode
Episode
5

What is Soft Power (and why does it matter)?

Dec 2, 2019
Politics
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18
minutes

How do other countries win the political game without force?

Why is language such a fantastic tool to project power across the world? What is Donald Trump doing for US interests outside the US?

Learn about how soft power is a vital tool in the global diplomatic toolbox.

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