Posts tagged with "podcast"



Random thoughts · 08. April 2022
The Britannica defines friendship as a "state of enduring affection, esteem, intimacy, and trust between two people." Is it possible to be friends with people you disagree with politically? Some people would say yes, but I have my reservations. In this episode, I share my thoughts and reflections on why I think that this is not possible.
Life in a foreign country · 17. September 2021
On the 26th of September 2021, Germans will go to the elections to elect Angela Merkel's successor. In this episode, I explore the different ways elections in Germany and my birth country Kenya differ.
Random thoughts · 25. July 2021
The Querdenker, the German equivalent of Qanon have been encouraging their followers to move to Africa. One of their leading lights, Bodo Schiffmann is at the forefront of encouraging the move to Tanzania. From Africa, they plan to fight to free Germans from Angela Merkel's "Corona dictatorship." What is this about?
Life in a foreign country · 09. May 2021
Should a society tolerate everything in the name of freedom? There are people who argue that there should be no consequences for the hateful, the spiteful and the vindictive. A former German national football keeper Jens Lehmann, a former professional and national football player Denis Aogo and the current Greens party mayor of the city of Tübingen Boris Palmer and their supporters probably believe that they are victims of cancel culture. But are they really?
Life in a foreign country · 24. April 2021
This week, German superstar actors like Heike Makatsch, Jan Joseph Liefers, Ulrike Folkerts and 50 of their colleagues published videos mocking the current Covid regulations passed by Angela Merkel’s government. The applause from the far-right party AFD and supporters of fascist hateful movements like Querdenker was prompt and boisterous.

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