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A podcast discussing important information on bad corporate behavior and other environmental, social and governance issues.

A podcast discussing important information on bad corporate behavior and other environmental, social and governance issues.
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A podcast discussing important information on bad corporate behavior and other environmental, social and governance issues.

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English


Episodes

Episode 23: Is Abortion a Human Right?

6/12/2019
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Is banning abortion "extremist hate" and "torture"? Find out who is saying this and how US abortion policy has a global impact on women's rights. Image/statistics from https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-48275795

Duration:00:19:20

Episode 22: The Right to Compete

5/29/2019
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Can an athlete be forced to take drugs in order to compete? Caster Semenya has now been told she will have to. Join us for a discussion with international human rights lawyer Kalakye Kyalo on what this controversial ruling means.

Duration:00:24:33

EPISODE 21: Death Cafe

5/8/2019
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Have you ever thought about your own death? Could the concept of death awareness be a way to reduce corruption and crime? This cafe, in the middle of Bangkok, is making a statement by having a coffin as its main decorative piece. Anyone who goes into the coffin gets 10% off! Hear Sabina and Margo's take on this Buddhist concept, and if any of them would ever get into the coffin!

Duration:00:13:28

Episode 20: Protecting Indigenous Rights, Ancestral Lands and Biodiversity

4/17/2019
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In this episode, we interview Lucas Taffin, the founder of Human Conet. His organization works in Colombia to speak out for Indigenous rights, ancestral lands and the biodiversity they contain through legal defense and powerful storytelling. The organization, along with Gobierno Mayor, and the community of Aliwa Cupepe, is working to protect and maintain rights over the land of Aliwa, a territory of 90,000 hectares, a gateway to the Amazonian jungle. You can follow Human Conet on Instagram...

Duration:02:15:14

Episode 19: The Journey Of A Migrant

4/2/2019
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What is the average cost of a migrant journey to the US? How do you get past the narco gangs that control the Mexican side of the border to request asylum in the US? In our third and final episode on migration and US detention centers, Margo shares real stories of what it takes for an asylum seeker to try to reach the US, and the dire conditions they are often fleeing from.

Duration:00:20:33

Episode 18: The Asylum Process

3/20/2019
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What actually happens inside a US detention center? How does a migrant request asylum? How many migrants trying to enter the US actually get asylum?? Take a quick break from pondering the logistics of a border wall, and tune in to hear directly from Margo about what it was like to work in a detention center in Texas for a week.

Duration:00:21:58

EPISODE 17: Child Abuse In Detention Centers

3/6/2019
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Have you heard about the 4,500 reports of sexual abuse and harassment of children in US detention centers that came to light last week? There are currently around 15,000 unaccompanied migrant children detained in the US. Some ICE detention centers have even denied responsibility for staff's sexual abuse of detainees in the past. What is going on here?

Duration:00:13:25

EPISODE 16: The Tournament Worth 4,000 Deaths

7/25/2018
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Even though the 2018 World Cup is over, sadly, human rights abuses are not. Tune in to find out more about the disturbing issues facing the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

Duration:00:33:57

EPISODE 15: World Cup Fever

7/9/2018
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Half the world is watching, but do people know what's been going on behind the scenes of the World Cup in Russia? Tune in to hear some disturbing revelations about this event and its organizer, ranging from corruption all the way to animal rights abuses.

Duration:00:29:49

EPISODE 14: Defending Human Rights Defenders in Guatemala

6/22/2018
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Have you ever wondered what exactly is going on behind corporate PR strategies masked as sustainability initiatives? On this episode, we interview Alexia Bno on her work of accompanying human rights defenders in Guatemala and hear how communities near major mining projects are treated.

Duration:01:34:18

EPISODE 13: Starting Your Own Business...in Russia

6/6/2018
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Starting your own business can be an exciting adventure as well as a difficult and uphill journey. This week Lidia joins us again to speak about her business venture in Russia, and what it means to own a company as a young female. Tune in!

Duration:00:25:51

EPISODE 12: TDB With A Russian Twist

5/25/2018
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Tired of hearing about Russia only in the context of Syria or the US elections? This week, we will expand your horizons with a very special guest speaker, Lidia Iarina, who brings us a Russian perspective and insights, especially related environmental issues in Russia and Kazakhstan. Tune in for this rare and thought-provoking interview, and for a couple bad Russian-American political jokes.

Duration:00:27:58

EPISODE 11: A Lifetime of Protests

5/9/2018
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A community no one has ever heard of has protested this oil and gas giant for over 60 years! But they have been unable to be heard in court. Find out what corrupt systems are at work in this week's Talking Dirty Business Episode!

Duration:00:26:33

EPISODE 10: Shareholders - What are they good for?

5/2/2018
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Shareholders can be one of the major driving forces behind corporate decision making. What happens when shareholders of the world's largest oil & gas company are on the side of environmental activists? And why are we seeing this trend? Because it makes BUSINESS SENSE, of course. Tune in to find out more.

Duration:01:04:00

EPISODE 9: Zero Waste - Is It Possible??

4/25/2018
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Have you ever felt hopeless or even scared about climate change forecasts, the damage caused by pollution and what is going to happen when we use up our natural resources? Have you ever wondered if there is anything you can do to help prevent some of the dire consequences?? Considering that climate change has been named “the most systemic threat to humankind”, we should probably all be asking ourselves this... Is Zero Waste living as daunting as it sounds? Tune in to this week's episode for...

Duration:00:25:03

EPISODE 8: Its Earth Day!

4/22/2018
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At current levels of plastic consumption, by 2050 there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish. Find out more fascinating and scary details around this issue in this latest episode dedicated to Earth Day 2018: END PLASTIC POLLUTION!

Duration:00:40:04

EPISODE 7: Growth, Thy Name Is Suffering

4/11/2018
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The walls of this factory are littered with slogans such as "Growth, thy name is suffering". The company also has nets outside its windows for a very disturbing and specific purpose.

Duration:00:46:26

EPISODE 6: Trace the Chain

4/4/2018
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This metal you've never heard about before powers your phone, laptop, and even your electric vehicle. But what happens at the mines where this metal is sourced? Find out here if your phone has traces of slave labour embedded within.

Duration:01:08:04

EPISODE 5: Do Children Have A Right To Online Privacy?

3/28/2018
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What is virtual kidnapping? Do children actually have a right to online privacy? Find out if you are protecting your children or unknowingly contributing to a digital identity that harms them.

Duration:00:43:47

EPISODE 4: They See You

3/21/2018
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The world's largest biometric ID system was hacked. 1.2 billion people's data was vulnerable. Find out if this affects you.

Duration:00:54:33