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When we say it, you will immediately think of all sorts of polarizing and intense stories, experiences, and images, built up in the last few years through, for most of us, words in a news story. In this episode...
https://soundcloud.com/planet-mundus/8-brazil-corruption-ruining-the-carnival Three. Billion. Dollars. That is the alleged scope of the current corruption scandal of Brazil’s partly state-owned oil company, Petrobras. Brazilian people took to the streets in the last few weeks and protested against the corruption that seems deeply...
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...
In the last episode of Planet Mundus you have been informed about drones as military aircrafts. Those steely birds cannot only produce terror but even make fun and create businesses. Drone engineer Julian Alvarez is excited about everything that...
Our work of the future will most likely be shaped by automation, artificial intelligence and robotics. Nonetheless, certain factors will be still determined by us humans. In this episode, we will take a closer look at three different topics...
Cities consist of more than just buildings and people. Arts and culture, residential and industrial areas, public transportation and recreational areas. Urban planners must meet the challenges cities face in the 21st century. Like other European cities, a number...
When a bomb exploded under journalist Daphne Caruna Galizia's car, an uproar from the Maltese people ignited. In a society full with secrecy, tax manoeuvres and dishonesty, the people now want answers. But will the pressure on the government...
https://soundcloud.com/planet-mundus/13-melting-ice-a-holiday-in-the-arctic Planet Mundus travels to the Arctic and back - virtually. We talk to an ice navigator, play with beluga whales and learn about ongoing environmental disasters around the Arctic Circle. Many tried to conquer the northwest and northeast passages...
https://soundcloud.com/planet-mundus/short-egypt-and-the-unseen-billions   What would you do if you had 30 Billion dollars? Egypt’s president Abdel Fattah Al-Sissi uses it to revive the economy of his crisis-shaken country. While international institutions and the money lending governments of the Gulf States might see...
By John Ainger Yesterday Vladimir Putin emerged, back into the public spotlight with an uncharacteristic smirk drawn across his normally deadpan face. He had been M.I.A. for 10 days. Only a handful of people within the confines of the Kremlin...

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