Playlist · by Cyyuad
4 episodes, 1 hour 56 mins
Two for the show: Trump meets Kim
As Kim Jong Un arrives in Vietnam ahead of a second summit with President Donald Trump, we ask about the real prospects for a nuclear-free Korean peninsula. Chicago votes for a new mayor today; we speak with Rahm Emanuel, the outspoken incumbent, about what he has—and hasn’t—done for the city. And, we examine Hungary’s curious effort to stem its population slide. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Alms held up: Venezuela
Venezuela is in dire need of humanitarian aid, and Juan Guaidó, the interim president, has pledged to deliver it tomorrow. Will Nicolás Maduro, the dictatorial leader still formally in power, let him? Ahead of Warren Buffett’s annual letter to shareholders, we look back on a half-century’s-worth of wisdom from the “Sage of Omaha”. And in Japan, longer lives are leading to more books by and for the elderly. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
'Black Panther' Oscars — Should It Win?
Thanks to Philo for sponsoring today's episode. The first 50 NR fans to sign up here https://bit.ly/2ImtvLS will get their first month free. Start your free trial in seconds today! For the first time ever the Oscars are considering a superhero movie for best picture! Black Panther was one of the most highly regarded Marvel films ever, but is a Black Panther Oscar unfair? The Oscars haven’t ever cared about Marvel movies before, so is Black Panther getting special treatment? Or is Black Panther the first Marvel movie that actually deserves to be in the best picture Oscar race? Let’s remember, the Academy Awards did not nominate Avengers Infinity War, and before that, famously The Dark Knight was not nominated for best picture despite being the best movie out that year. What do you think? Is the Academy being too generous or does Black Panther deserve to win? On this episode of the #debrief, Erik Voss, Filup Molina, and Sam Bashor weigh in on this issue, plus share some new findings...
The world ahead: Shifting sands of the Sahel
In this episode of our future-gazing podcast we discuss how an often-ignored region in Africa seems set grow in prominence, for the wrong reasons. Professor Stephen Hsu discusses the implications of genomic risk-scoring in health care. And we look at the rise of the couture designer in China. Tom Standage hosts Music by Chris Zabriskie "Candlepower" (CC x 4.0) For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
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