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Interviews with top experts on global business, geopolitics, immigration and lives lived across borders. Every Tuesday. Click "Listen now" above to find it on every podcasting platform.

Episode 34: Wtf is going on at the Home Office? with Daniel Trilling

Episode 34: Wtf is going on at the Home Office? with Daniel Trilling

It’s scandal after scandal for one of Britain’s biggest ministries and an obstacle course for immigrants who encounter it. Why is the Home Office like this?

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
Immigration
Episode 34: The full uncut interview with Daniel Trilling

Episode 34: The full uncut interview with Daniel Trilling

It’s scandal after scandal for one of Britain’s biggest ministries and an obstacle course for immigrants who encounter it. Why is the Home Office like this?

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
Immigration
Episode 33: Raising global teenagers, with Dr Anisha Abraham

Episode 33: Raising global teenagers, with Dr Anisha Abraham

Hormones, acne, heartbreak… and figuring out what country you even belong to. Adolescence is even trickier when you’re a global kid.Kids who grow up between cultures develop invaluable skills. But having to figure out one’s cultural identity, on top of the usual teenage challenges, can make adolescence

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
Podcast
Episode 32: The century-long project to build a global nation, with Hassan Damluji

Episode 32: The century-long project to build a global nation, with Hassan Damluji

What would it take to create on a planetary level the same fuzzy feelings people have for their country? Let’s start with taxes… If globalists want to build a more united world, they need to look at how nation-states did it – at a smaller scale – in the last couple

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
Podcast
Episode 31: How tech entrepreneurship exploded beyond Silicon Valley, with Christopher Schroeder

Episode 31: How tech entrepreneurship exploded beyond Silicon Valley, with Christopher Schroeder

America may be back, but the world wasn’t waiting on it. Venture capitalist Chris Schroeder travels the world to invest in emerging markets. To the entrepreneurs he meets, Silicon Valley is just one of many models, China is everywhere and South-to-South exchanges are constant. To succeed in this distributed

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
Business
Episode 30: Should we abolish borders? With Leah Cowan

Episode 30: Should we abolish borders? With Leah Cowan

The border isn’t a line on the periphery of the country, says Leah Cowan, author of Border Nation. It is a fog that covers all of society and can descend upon you at any time if you’re an immigrant or racialized as “other.” It wasn’t always thus

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
Immigration
Episode 29: Vaccine nationalism is winning, with Tania Cernuschi

Episode 29: Vaccine nationalism is winning, with Tania Cernuschi

More than half of Covid-19 vaccines administered so far have been in high-income countries, which account for just 15% of the world population. Four out of five doses are purchased outside COVAX, the UN-backed procurement scheme that had attempted to set up fair and equal access for all countries. The

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
Podcast
Episode 28: The psychology of thinking beyond borders, with Steve Taylor

Episode 28: The psychology of thinking beyond borders, with Steve Taylor

Strong attachment to group identity is born out of insecurity, explains psychologist Dr Steve Taylor. Psychologically healthy people feel connected to all humans and are able to think beyond borders. Could we lessen nationalistic stife by promoting psychological health? Show notes 00:29 Intro 03:17 Are humans naturally tribal?

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
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