The Exploding Head Podcast Goes into its Second Season

Although my articles didn’t stop, my podcast did take a needed break⁣⁣.

In its first season (22 episodes!), I’ve talked about:⁣⁣
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– Palestine⁣⁣
– Brazil⁣⁣
– Chile⁣⁣
– Argentina⁣⁣
– Bolivia⁣⁣
– Belarus⁣⁣
– Lithuania⁣⁣
– Australia⁣⁣
– New Zealand⁣⁣
– Jordan⁣⁣
– Thailand⁣⁣
and the US, of course.⁣⁣
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I’ve talked about different aspects (and assets) of democratic regimes and how countries move between that and authoritarianism, the importance of political representation for minorities and other vulnerable populations, some messed up history of Latin America, social issues in Lithuania and other places, and, needless to say, various ways to deconstruct what’s happening in Palestine.⁣⁣
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State-sanctioned violence ⁣⁣and other forms of oppression, exclusion, silencing, misrepresentation, fear-mongering, dehumanisation…⁣⁣
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There’s so much to cover.⁣⁣
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There’s so much to speak out against.⁣⁣
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There’s so much to change for the better.
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Now, I’ll see you in the second season of The Exploding Head podcast!⁣⁣
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In it, you’ll see more collaborations, more regions covered, and…well, some topics that you’ve heard about already, simply because there are issues about which we have to talk continuously.
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Thank you for sticking around and for caring, and for amplifying the ideas that need that amplification so much!

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