Politics

The politics of globalism and nationalism across the world.

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
Tim Martin knows exactly what he's doing. / Members' letter #17

Tim Martin knows exactly what he's doing. / Members' letter #17

The Wetherspoon boss defends a world where immigration is not a right of individuals, but a privilege of employers.

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
Immigration
"You don’t have to be a globalist to want other countries to stop sucking away your tax base"

"You don’t have to be a globalist to want other countries to stop sucking away your tax base"

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
Covid-19
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
Podcast
Episode 26: One refugee family's 30-year quest for home, with Ty McCormick

Episode 26: One refugee family's 30-year quest for home, with Ty McCormick

Asad Husein was born in the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya. Today he’s a student at Princeton University. His story is a miracle of grit and luck. It didn’t have to be that hard. Asad and Marian’s family fled conflict in Somalia and found refuge in eastern

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
Podcast

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