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America: That means freedom, opportunities and equality. For everybody? In episode number five Planet Mundus focuses on same-sex marriage and asks: What is it like to be homo- or bisexual in the US? We look at personal stories from...
This is Planet Mundus… This Sunday we will be recording the first ever Planet Mundus podcast on the topic of the Hong Kong Crisis drawing comparisons to the infamous protests in Tiananmen Square in 1989. What parallels if any can...
In this mini-podcast, I take a look at the historic agreement between the US and Cuba. What could this mean, the opening of embassies and possibly an end to the American trade embargo, for ordinary Cubans? I will also...
https://soundcloud.com/planet-mundus/12-germany-the-puppet-player-of-the-eu Is Germany with its strong economy and preachments the EU’s evil dragon, who tries to “Germanize” the other member states or is it a country fighting sacrificially for the Union to stay strong? Planet Mundus took its recorders and questions...
https://soundcloud.com/planet-mundus/short-keep-the-banks-close-but-the-regulators-closer-planet-mundus Who has the power: Banks or regulators? Banks in the UK can be seen lobbying to pressure regulators to pass or scrap a certain piece of regulation. Researchers say they also use their close relationship with regulators to channel their...
https://soundcloud.com/planet-mundus/planet-mundus-short-observing-ukraine-the-vote-from-a-watchdogs-perspective To hold legitimate elections during times of turmoil is obviously no easy picking. Ukraine went to the polls in October 2015 and the ongoing conflict complicated the process. In the end, the eastern regions of Luhansk and Donetsk and...
https://soundcloud.com/planet-mundus/pm002_is They took the world by surprise. With the focus of the West on the war in Syria and the tyrannous regime of Bashar Al-Assad, the Islamic State swept across large swathes of territory in Syria and Iraq proclaiming a worldwide...
This Planet Mundus Extra gives you two in depth interviews with a Western and a Russian journalist who you may have met already in Episode 6. They are explaining how the Russian media may be part of the reason for...
https://soundcloud.com/planet-mundus/pm-shorts-mars-one Being an astronaut is a childhood dream of many. Now this dream can come true. It is a journey into the unknown filled with unforgettable experiences. However, there is one hook: You leave everyone behind - forever. The Dutch foundation,...
Planet Mundus is alive. In this debut show we take on the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. In the 35 minutes you will meet two local voices that help us grasp what the protests really are about. The first is Qing...

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