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Corona Special: Cabin Fever and Isolation in Movies | The Shining, Cast Away, The Martian

Corona Special: Cabin Fever and Isolation in Movies | The Shining, Cast Away, The Martian

March 30, 2020

As 3 billion people find themselves in isolation, quarantine or lockdown, our lives might seem unrecognizable. So we go to classic movies who feature isolation, alone or with families, to see what we can learn or derive from them: Cast Away (2000), The Martian (2015) and The Shining (1980).


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Corona Special: The Race for the Cure - and the Nobel Prize

Corona Special: The Race for the Cure - and the Nobel Prize

March 23, 2020

Scientists from all over the world are working tirelessly on three fronts: 1. testing 2. treatment 3. vaccine. In this podcast, Dr Rutger Vos joins Gil Kidron and details where we're at now, how does it work and what is being done in order to get to the Holy Grail that will save humanity from the virus that has upended civilization and will win the Nobel prize.

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Corona Special: Political Change According to George R R Martin

Corona Special: Political Change According to George R R Martin

March 19, 2020

In this podcast we welcome patron Omri Goldshtrom to discuss political change according to the epic story George R R Martin is still writing. What can we gleam from the political processes that are occurring and from Martin's views on government, reform and history. This was recorded pre-Corona, but is made all the more relevant and pertinent now that the entire world has changed and political institutions are adapting to an increasingly unsustainable reality.

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Corona Special: The Collapse of the Neo Liberal Order?

Corona Special: The Collapse of the Neo Liberal Order?

March 16, 2020

As the world changes so rapidly because of the spread of the Corona virus, it is a time for us humans to take stock of the society we have created for ourselves and make decisions about the world we want to live in moving forward. After this historical ongoing event, some conventional wisdoms and ideological dogmas will have to be cast aside. Dr Rutger Vos joins Gil Kidron for a conversation about the world after the Corona pandemic.

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Israeli Elections 2020: Did We Narrowly Avoid Disaster?

Israeli Elections 2020: Did We Narrowly Avoid Disaster?

March 3, 2020

The Israeli elections of January 2020 were heading towards a victory for acting prime minister Benjamin Bibi Netanyahu, who needs 61 seats in parliament to avoid standing trial for corruption. As of the time of this taping, he has 59 seats and has fallen short. Sadly, his rivals have proven themselves incapable of mounting a serious charge and make their case to the public. At the same time, the Jewish left has been decimated while the Join Arab List has gotten a record number of seats. Actor and former activist Yonatan Miller joins Gil Kidron to make sense of it all.

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