042 | Will Buckingham | Leave the door ajar for strangers...

042 | Will Buckingham | Leave the door ajar for strangers...

Xenophobia lurks in all of us. But so does philoxenia, that peculiar curiosity and desire to connect when we meet a stranger. What if we cultivated it?

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
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032 | Hassan Damluji | The century-long project to build a global nation

032 | Hassan Damluji | The century-long project to build a global nation

What would it take to create on a planetary level the same fuzzy feelings people have for their country? Let’s start with taxes… If globalists want to build a more united world, they need to look at how nation-states did it – at a smaller scale – in the last couple

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
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025 | Valerie Hansen | The year 1000, when globalization began

025 | Valerie Hansen | The year 1000, when globalization began

A millenium ago, the Vikings landed in Canada, Islam spread in China and Southeast Asia was already the world’s factory. Welcome to the first globalization. Globalization isn’t just the stuff of airplanes and container ships. It’s not colonization and circumnavigation alone. It started much sooner. Dr Valerie

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Isabelle Roughol
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Forget Columbus. Globalization began a lot sooner than you think

Forget Columbus. Globalization began a lot sooner than you think

Vikings, Mayas and the ancient Chinese were already bringing the world closer together in the year 1000. Episode 25 with Dr Valerie Hansen.

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Isabelle Roughol
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022 | Ian Dunt | Liberalism is in a fight for its life

022 | Ian Dunt | Liberalism is in a fight for its life

If there is one political philosophy that allows our global lives to exist, it’s liberalism. There is no freedom of movement without freedom. There is no belonging to multiple tribes if the individual does not supersede the collective. There is no room for our weird, compound identities if we’

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
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008 | Wade Davis | The end of the American century

008 | Wade Davis | The end of the American century

“Covid-19 revealed the tatters of the American image,” Canadian anthropologist, author and National Geographic explorer Wade Davis wrote in a blockbuster essay this summer. "The unraveling of America" hit a raw nerve. He joins Borderline to discuss the grandeur and decadence of the United States, and what comes next if

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
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Is the American century over?

Is the American century over?

A conversation with anthropologist and National Geographic explorer Wade Davis

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Isabelle Roughol
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003 | Hassan Damluji | What globalists should learn from nationalists

003 | Hassan Damluji | What globalists should learn from nationalists

The great divide between nationalists and globalists is the political story of our times. But are they that far apart? "What would a united world look like other than people feeling, on a global level, something like what they do about their countrymen?" asks Hassan Damluji, deputy director at the

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
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