32 minutes | Apr 11th 2019


Mikhail is a specialty coffee barista. But he’s stuck on an island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. He doesn’t want to be there and he’s trying to get off. But he can’t. There are boats and planes, but none will let him on. Mikhail is a victim of an invisible curse that affects up to tens of thousands of people who work in coffee. There is a good chance you’ve drank a coffee that was grown, picked or brewed by a stateless person.————————————If you haven't already, please subscribe to the show and review us on iTunes! https://itunes.apple.com/de/podcast/filter-stories/id1428327760?l=en&mt=2Sign up to the Filter Stories newsletter here: http://www.eepurl.com/dD-sY1Piano music composed and performed by James HarperRecommend Filter Stories to other podcast lovers on Podyssey! https://podyssey.fm/podcast/itunes1428327760-Filter-StoriesUNHCR Statelessness: https://www.unhcr.org/stateless-people.html & https://www.unitedstateless.orgMore episode information here: https://www.medium.com/@FilterStoriesSound mixing: Dom Edgley / https://www.domedgleysound.com/Filter Stories logo: https://www.headquarters.studio/A big thanks to: Mikhail Sebastian, Lindsay Jenkins, Valerie Lowson, David Baluarte, Chris BoianEditorial thanks: Karin Vališová, Volkart Wildermuth, Kinga PeçakEpisode image © UNHCR
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