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Standing up to autocrats (and royals)

Tommy and Ben talk about the ongoing protests in China, Ukrainian strikes into Russia,...

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World Corrupt Episode 7: Stoppage Time!

Tommy and Rog examine a tournament in which politics, sport and humanity have all been laid bare;...

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Covid protests rock China

Tommy and Ben discuss the anti-covid lockdown protests sweeping across China, soccer and politics...

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World Corrupt Episode 6: A Dystopian World Cup

Tommy and Rog discuss what has been a surreal tournament thus far, from FIFA President Gianni...

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Thanksgiving Mailbag!

Tommy and Ben answer all of your burning foreign policy questions and give recommendations for...

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Did Russia bomb Poland?

Tommy and Ben cover the latest news out of Russia and Ukraine including reports that a Russian...

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Hope from Brazil

Ben and Tommy cover the ongoing debate about whether the US should be having talks with Russia...

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World Corrupt Episode 5: A Call to Action

With the beginning of the tournament just over two weeks away, Tommy and Roger dig into the...

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Bye Bye Bolsonaro

Tommy and Ben rejoice over Jair Bolsonaro’s defeat in Brazil and stress over early exit...

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World Corrupt Episode 4: The Dark Side of the 2022 World Cup

Tommy and Roger consider the complexities and deadly consequences of Qatar hosting the World Cup....

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The newest new British PM, with David Lammy

Tommy and Ben cover the wild week in British politics, the push for diplomacy in Ukraine from...

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World Corrupt Episode 3: Qatar’s path to the World Cup

Tommy and Roger look at how a country roughly the size of Connecticut with documented human...

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The British PM vs a head of lettuce

Ben and Tommy cover the latest from Ukraine, the ongoing disaster that is the Liz Truss-led Tory...

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World Corrupt Episode 2: “The Most Corrupt Thing I’ve Ever Seen”

Roger and Tommy dig into the history of FIFA, the governing body of international football, and...

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Chinese Communist Party Coachella

Tommy and Ben cover the latest from the war in Ukraine, including the bombing of a Russian bridge...

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World Corrupt Episode 1: A Toxic Love Affair between Politics and Sports

This fall, when the eyes of the world turn towards Qatar for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, a shadow...

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Fighting for freedom in Iran

Tommy and Ben discuss the latest news out of Ukraine, including the increasingly vocal criticism...

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World Corrupt: Coming October 8th

Soccer is a game which has often been called “the world’s most important least...

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Fighting fascists with Bernie Sanders

Ben and Tommy talk about the new right-wing government in Italy, the growing protests in Iran,...

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How Russia could lose the war

Tommy and Ben talk about reports about Russian intelligence and misinformation operations abroad,...

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