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How are the things we're talking about being talked about somewhere else in the world? Gregory Warner tells stories that follow familiar conversations into unfamiliar territory. At a time when the world seems small but it's as hard as ever to escape our echo chambers, Rough Translation takes you places.

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    • 4.8, 12 valutazioni

How are the things we're talking about being talked about somewhere else in the world? Gregory Warner tells stories that follow familiar conversations into unfamiliar territory. At a time when the world seems small but it's as hard as ever to escape our echo chambers, Rough Translation takes you places.

    Hello, Neighbor

    Hello, Neighbor

    Ireland's "cocooning" policy during the coronavirus lockdown asked people over age 70 to stay at home and not to leave for any reason. Suddenly, neighbors and strangers leapt to help them with everything — if the cocooners would let them.

    • 24 min
    So Long, Black Pete

    So Long, Black Pete

    Resolving conflict through consensus is a very Dutch tradition. But how do you compromise when it comes to racism? This week on Rough Translation, the controversial Dutch character Black Pete, and how Black Lives Matter may have helped change the holiday season in the Netherlands forever.

    • 30 min
    The Global Legacy of George Floyd

    The Global Legacy of George Floyd

    Five personal stories from five continents on the global impact of George Floyd.

    • 29 min
    From Niqab To N95

    From Niqab To N95

    The French republic "lives with her face uncovered," say the posters. But now face masks are mandatory. We look back at why covering your face in France used to be a sign of bad citizenship, until it wasn't.

    • 20 min
    Hotel Corona

    Hotel Corona

    One hundred and eighty recovering COVID-19 patients. One Jerusalem hotel. Secular, religious, Arabs, Jews, old, young. Their phones are out, they're recording. And the rest of Israel is... tuning in.

    • 34 min
    American Surrogate: 30 Months Later

    American Surrogate: 30 Months Later

    Back in 2017, we brought you the story of a Chinese mom who hired an American surrogate to carry her baby. Each needed something from the other that was hard to admit. Their relationship became a crash course in transcontinental communication and the meaning of family. Now, in the middle of a pandemic, we check in with them.

    • 47 min

Recensioni dei clienti

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12 valutazioni

12 valutazioni

Anna185 ,

Expands the point of view

Interesting topics, well presented, got me listening to all feeds

artlass ,

Best of listening

I am only sorry it has taken me so long to write this.... this is truly one of the most interesting podcasts around- journalism that fills you with joy because it tells of a world so complicated and strange that you know it to be true. Truly refreshing- I hope it continues!

pgoat1980 ,

such an interesting perspective!

and very enjoyable too

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