Podcast episodes

Podcast episodes

In-depth interviews about lives lived across borders with authors and experts on immigration, geopolitics, identity and more.
May
06
053 | Thierry Cruvellier | Ukraine's other war

053 | Thierry Cruvellier | Ukraine's other war

Ukraine wages war on the ground, in media... and in the courts.
25 min read
Apr
19
052 | Jose Antonio Vargas | Telling the full, messy story of immigration

052 | Jose Antonio Vargas | Telling the full, messy story of immigration

"The dehumanization of migrants happens because we haven't heard stories that insist on complexity and nuance"
39 min read
Mar
28
051  | Sonita Gale  | Inside the hostile environment

051 | Sonita Gale | Inside the hostile environment

Filmmaker Sonita Gale follows people whose lives were upended by the UK's immigration system.
25 min read
Mar
02
050 | Colin Yeo | The UK's very low bar on Ukrainian refugees

050 | Colin Yeo | The UK's very low bar on Ukrainian refugees

"It's not that the UK has done absolutely nothing. It's just _almost_ absolutely nothing."
23 min read
Feb
24
049 | Michael Rain | What not fitting in can teach you

049 | Michael Rain | What not fitting in can teach you

A conversation with Michael Rain on multiculturalism as a superpower, growing up a Black immigrant in America and why humility is outdated
29 min read
Dec
08
048 | Susan J. Cohen | Donald Trump's immigration legacy

048 | Susan J. Cohen | Donald Trump's immigration legacy

Joe Biden campaigned on massive immigration reform. Here's what he's inherited, what he's already changed... and what he still hasn't.
27 min read
Dec
01
047 | Daniel Sohege | Busting myths about refugees and Channel crossings

047 | Daniel Sohege | Busting myths about refugees and Channel crossings

Arriving without a visa to claim asylum is legal, there is no queue to jump and there is no such thing as the "first safe country" rule.
30 min read
Nov
24
046 | Kamal al-Solaylee | Why we go back to where we come from

046 | Kamal al-Solaylee | Why we go back to where we come from

Immigration isn't a one-way ticket. For many, the homeland calls back.
28 min read
Nov
11
045 | Parag Khanna | Mass migration is inevitable. We should welcome it.

045 | Parag Khanna | Mass migration is inevitable. We should welcome it.

Climate change and demographics are setting the stage for a massive reshuffling of the human population.
34 min read
Oct
28
044 | Jonn Elledge | A conversation on (not quite) everything

044 | Jonn Elledge | A conversation on (not quite) everything

Why Britain never got over the empire, who of the French and the English killed the most monarchs and multiculturalism vs. universalism.
46 min read