Saturday, September 22, 2018
https://soundcloud.com/planet-mundus/7-drone-wars-pakistani-land-american-skies Depending on where you are, your perception of drones will differ. Even when the discussion focuses on the use of armed drones, heated debates continue over their advantages and disadvantages or how much ethical concerns should be taken into...
By: Ole Krogsgaard   Drones. Death from above, harmless hobby or great way of getting your pizza delivered? As the technology gets ever more affordable, civilian uses for drones is getting some people excited and other people nervous. We saw the fear...
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/6-why-does-russia-love-putin Vladimir Putin has been on everyone's lips lately. 2014's TIME Person of the Year runner up is on a seemingly endless ride to the top of the popularity polls, latest numbers giving him an approval rating of 88%. In this...
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...
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? Our reporters Qing Li and John Ainger talked to director Jannik Spildsboel. Discussed were his opinions...
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...
By John Ainger If you look closely to the cars parked on the streets of Alabama, you might just notice that every license plate has embossed upon it a tiny little heart with the words ‘Heart of Dixie’ written inside....
https://soundcloud.com/planet-mundus/pm004-spain   Politics in Europe is reawakening. For the neutral, Europe’s political anaesthetic is wearing off as a new wave of young blood courses through Europe’s borders. Blog by John Ainger For the establishment, there are worries that this new blood could...
This week Planet Mundus is casting its eyes on Nigeria’s upcoming election: the toughest test for Africa’s largest democracy.   https://soundcloud.com/planet-mundus/pm-03-fear-of-violence-surrounds-nigerian-election Blog by John Ainger   It comes at the end of an arduous 12 months for Nigeria, a 12 months which has seen...

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