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51 minutes | Dec 16, 2020
Seasons Greetings - Sacrifical Ceremonies and Iranian Trick or Treat with spoons
In this episode we dive into the various festivities celebrated across the world and discuss the differences and similarities between them. Join us as we go from celebrating Dashain/Tihar in Nepal, Nowruz in Iran and to Chinese New Year in China.
57 minutes | Nov 25, 2020
Life in America - Reality vs. Perception
In this episode we discuss briefly the post election situation before we dive into our experiences living in the US. We will discuss how reality differs from what we envisioned of how life would be here in the US and what surprised us the most.
50 minutes | Oct 22, 2020
Election 2020 - Judgement Day on Trump's reign
In this episode we take a look at the historic 2020 presidential election, and discuss Donald Trump’s presidency over the last 4 years. We examine some of the more controversial policies enacted under the Trump administration and its response to the current pandemic. Lastly we also discuss his opponent Joe Biden and the recent controversy surrounding his family.
35 minutes | Oct 6, 2020
Free Money? - Will Universal Basic Income future-proof us against the inevitable?
In this episode we take a look at the ongoing discussion of Universal Basic Income (UBI) as a solution to counter current and future job displacement through automation.
77 minutes | Sep 15, 2020
Bon Voyage - From Crocodile infested rivers to Scam Artists
On this Episode we reminisce about traveling before the pandemic hit and remember some of the funnier and more hair raising experiences we had on our journeys across the globe. Join us on this cultural exploration as we go from east to west around the world.
50 minutes | Aug 26, 2020
Privacy is an illusion - When your private data became the most valued currency
In this episode we take a closer look at how geopolitical events, modern technology and corporate greed for data has eroded privacy on both individual as well as society level. We examine the broader ramifications, and dangers that this trend poses to democracy and freedom.
50 minutes | Aug 5, 2020
Celebrity Culture - When is too much enough?
In this episode we look at celebrity culture in the age of social media, and how fame and politics are becoming increasingly more entangled, often to the detriment of society. Furthermore, we discuss how social media has become a two way street giving both celebrities and fans more power to shape and influence each other in ways not possible a decade ago.
27 minutes | Jul 15, 2020
Trump's latest ploy - Use International students as chess pieces?
On our latest episode we take a look on how the Trump administration tried to use international students to achieve its political goals.
92 minutes | Jul 1, 2020
Elon Musk and his quest to change the world
In this episode we take a closer look at the life of Elon Musk, discuss his various fascinating ventures and examine both his successes and occasional failures.
51 minutes | Jun 13, 2020
Corona Virus - Where we are and where we are headed
Join us as we discuss the current state of the Corona Virus pandemic, the mistakes and missed opportunities as well as a look at the future of the world once the pandemic is over.
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