The Contradictory Journey of Alexei Navalny: Liberalism, xenophobia and a progressive attitude

To oppose an authoritarian regime is dangerous but to be the de facto leader is a danger on a completely new level. The threat of being silenced, murdered or imprisoned are ever present. Alexei Navalny represents this struggle; as an opposition leader in Russia he is currently in prison, where

Yemen’s crisis: seven years of bombstorms, seven years of stalemate

Ten years ago, an unprecedented wave of social movements, sparked by weariness, hope, and a yearning for liberty and justice, led to the uprooting of several autocratic regimes in the Arab world. The mantra “the people want the fall of the regime” inspired millions of people to fight for dignity and

▶︎ Feeding the 5000: A Look Into the Farmers Protests and Food Insecurity

In collaboration with The Perspective Webzine and Magazine, the Pod&Radio are proud to add the third piece of the puzzle of the article series regarding the farmers protests in India. In this episode, we provide a short summary of the articles previously published and go further into the potential for

Women in Leadership – Barriers to female political representation

When you hear the word “political leader”, what comes to mind? A man in a suit? Despite significant gains in female representation in powerful roles, such as New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Arden, women remain dramatically underrepresented in political leadership positions. Of the world’s heads of state and government 93%

Modi, Money, and Market Deregulation: India’s farming protests

In August 2020, the Indian government made public their proposed new agricultural reform bills. These were met with anger from Indian farmers who, as a result, have been protesting peacefully since then. On January 26th 2021, these protests turned violent, subsequently gaining media attention and leaving many worldwide wondering; what