Brit(ish) explores news topics and social issues from the perspective of Aphra Gluck and Jeevan Kennedy, two young 'Brit(ish)' people, sharing their experiences and the experiences of others in order to gain an understanding of the challenges facing our society.
The George Floyd Effect
In this episode, Jeevan and Aphra discuss the Black Lives Matter protests in response to the murder of George Floyd. Is violence ever justified in protests? What is the nature of racism in the 21st Century, but perhaps most importantly, what can we do to help?
Media vs Cornavirus | Brit(ish) Episode 1
The long lasting racist impact of the British Empire | Brit(ish) Episode 3
Has the sun set on the British Empire? Jeevan and Aphra discuss the negative impact of colonialism; how Britain and other European countries used the oppression of others as the foundations for western societies and how systemic racism still affects us today.
COVID-19 and the rise of racism | Brit(ish) Episode 2
In our opening episode, Jeevan and Aphra discuss the rise in racist sentiments as a consequence of the Covid-19 outbreak with guest Owen, who shares his experiences with discrimination as an Asian person.