[Available on Spotify and Apple Podcast] From $72 chicken in Singapore to a shortage of cooking oil leading to a global food crisis, events in Ukraine reach far beyond its borders. People are dying and suffering, but when you’re thousands of miles away, what does this crisis mean for all the rest of us? We present a busy person’s guide to understanding an unfolding tragedy.
Season 1, Episode 1: What will it take to make people finally care more about things in Ukraine?
Hosted by: Paul Ng
Featuring: Song Seng Wun (economist), Associate Professor Volodymyr Bilotkach, Mariia Shchedrina (linguist), and Coach Yurii Odnoroh
Further reading about Ukraine
How did the war in Ukraine happen: a brief guide into the history of the nation’s conflict and relationship with Russia
The economic impact of the Ukraine war: how does the war affect the world? We look at rising prices, supply chain, and the global crisis of the Ukraine war.
Episode 2 | 26 July: There’s Kpop, There’s Mandopop. Will We Ever Have a Thing Like Singapore Pop?
Episode 3 | 2 August: Did Sci-Fi get Space Wrong? We Explore Moon Mining to Space Tourism
Episode 4 | 10 August: How Come so Many People Don’t Respect the Art of Film Scoring?
Episode 5 | 16 August: Are Influencers all Frauds? A Brief Guide to the World of Influencing
Episode 6 | 23 August: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly: Living with Otters, Monkeys and Boars
Episode 7 | 30 August: Learn how to Identify Singapore’s Most Popular Birds
Episode 8 | 6 September: What Happens when We Live Side By Side with so Many Cats?
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