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Fascinating lives, deep convictions, dedication to self-mastery...these are the stories within Rare Air. Meri Fatin's curiosity and light touch as an interviewer allows the teller to guide the narrative. Prepare to be enlightened.

Rare Air with Meri Fatin Meri Fatin

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.4 • 14 Ratings

Fascinating lives, deep convictions, dedication to self-mastery...these are the stories within Rare Air. Meri Fatin's curiosity and light touch as an interviewer allows the teller to guide the narrative. Prepare to be enlightened.

    Paul Cleary

    Paul Cleary

    "I think it’s a scandal in this country that so much wealth is being extracted and Aboriginal people are no better off."

    Paul Cleary is author of "Title Fight: How the Yindjibarndi Battled and Defeated a Mining Giant".  For over a decade he followed this story as a journalist, before finally sitting down to the task of recording the complex and troubling detail of this tale in a book.

    • 34 min
    Matthew Evans 2

    Matthew Evans 2

    The people who can sweep us along in their enthusiasm and can-do attitude offer solid foundations for optimism as we witness the earth struggling …and the solutions seem too much for us as individuals to contemplate.

     Matthew Evans is one of those people.  Matthew is a chef, food critic, TV host and farmer, and increasingly across his career he has spoken and written the truth about our food and its journey to our tables, always leaving us with the tools to choose better.

    • 42 min
    David Carter + Jeff Hansen

    David Carter + Jeff Hansen

    It began with a deep sea cod. David Carter and Jeff Hansen
    are people who have the courage of their
    convictions. What’s surprising about their alliance is that at first
    glance one might struggle to see HOW their
    convictions are aligned.

    • 50 min
    Andrew Wear

    Andrew Wear

    Andrew Wear is a very experienced public policy expert from Melbourne. He’s worked across a vast array of different policy areas from Planning and Community, Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources and that came in handy when he decided to write a book that just generally looked at how some of the world’s biggest problems were being solved. The book is called SOLVED and it details how ten countries solved ten big problems from climate change to multiculturalism.

    • 46 min
    Tom Cronin

    Tom Cronin

    The idea of “saving the world” is one tossed out in a glib way in conversation, a grandiose statement few believe can manifest
    But my guest today is taking his mission, to do that exact thing, save with world, via meditation, extremely seriously.
    Tom used meditation to regain his health after reaching the lowest of points as a stressed-out trader, suffering depression and anxiety. But it wasn’t enough for Tom simply benefit personally. Meditation has become Tom’s reason for being.

    • 34 min
    Matthew Kemp

    Matthew Kemp

    The idea of an artificial womb – a place where a prematurely born baby could continue to safely gestate closer to full term, is one scientists have worked on intermittently since the late 1950’s. Until recently it’s been considered a wild card, a fairly unorthodox angle on dealing with pre-term birth. In this conversation, Assoc Professor Matthew Kemp discusses the determination, dedication and serendipity that has gained the artificial womb project significant recognition.

    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

voiceboxmediatraining ,

Excellent Podcast

A really well-researched, well-produced and wonderfully engaging podcast featuring fascinating talent. Definitely worth a listen.

Anonimouse 🐁 ,

I love it!!!!

I love it so much. Meri Fatin is such a talented interviewer. I am so glad I found her.

SydKateM ,

Loved them all!

Can’t wait for more...

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