39 episodes

Borderline is a podcast for defiant global citizens. It believes in openness, discovery and compassion. It resists outrage and seeks wonder. Prosaically, the podcast discusses geopolitics, immigration and lives that straddle borders. If you leave home to get home, Borderline is for you.

Borderline One Lane Bridge (Isabelle Roughol)

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    • 5.0 • 11 Ratings

Borderline is a podcast for defiant global citizens. It believes in openness, discovery and compassion. It resists outrage and seeks wonder. Prosaically, the podcast discusses geopolitics, immigration and lives that straddle borders. If you leave home to get home, Borderline is for you.

    [Extra] LinkedIn Live: How to make remote, hybrid and distributed work actually work, with Lauren Razavi

    [Extra] LinkedIn Live: How to make remote, hybrid and distributed work actually work, with Lauren Razavi

    Don't want to go back to the office? You don't have to.

    • 46 min
    What immigrants never tell you (Dina Nayeri)

    What immigrants never tell you (Dina Nayeri)

    A wide-ranging conversation with Iranian American novelist Dina Nayeri on the refugee experience, gratitude, assimilation, waiting, losing your fire, what humans are entitled to and why we won’t let others have it. "There's just so much that the displaced don't tell the native-born."

    • 48 min
    The unkept promises of the Windrush scandal (Amelia Gentleman)

    The unkept promises of the Windrush scandal (Amelia Gentleman)

    In 2018, Amelia Gentleman revealed the Windrush scandal. Three years on, does Britain treat its immigrants any better?

    • 46 min
    Wtf is going on inside the Home Office? (Daniel Trilling)

    Wtf is going on inside the Home Office? (Daniel Trilling)

    It’s scandal after scandal for one of Britain’s biggest ministries and an obstacle course for immigrants who encounter it. Why is the Home Office like this?

    • 41 min
    Raising global teens (Anisha Abraham)

    Raising global teens (Anisha Abraham)

    Hormones, acne, heartbreak… and figuring out what country you even belong to. Adolescence is even trickier when you’re a global kid.

    • 33 min
    The century-long project to build a global nation (Hassan Damluji, June 2020)

    The century-long project to build a global nation (Hassan Damluji, June 2020)

    What would it take to create on a planetary level the same fuzzy feelings people have for their country? Let’s start with taxes…

    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

A world citzen ,

Authentic and deep

Authentic individual stories, shared through personal experiences and great journalism of Isabelle. You’d love listening to this podcast.

iroughol ,

I feel seen

In-depth interviews about lives lived across borders and thoughtful analysis of global news.

Jill Martin Wrenn ,

Compelling and insightful podcast

This podcast takes the listener around the world, with intriguing guests who share amazing life stories. Each episode offers a fascinating listen about identity, belonging and finding a home in the world.

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