03.06.21 Pt 1 - Gareth shares some of the good things that have happened due to lockdown. Siya watched a documentary about a house that has 123 rooms, which gets the team talking about their ultimate fantasy rooms.

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With a week that was far from quiet, we had to bring in the big guns to unpack some of the hottest political stories in another edition of The Burning Platform. Joining Gareth is lecturer at Central University of Technology, debater and socio-political analyst, Leeto Nthoba... plus, analyst, CEO of the IRR, and director of the Centre for Risk Analysis, Frans Cronje. They tackle student protests, police brutality, Bheki Cele, the trial of George Floyd, unemployment in South Africa, the abuse that taxpayers experience and a whole lot more. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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18.03.21 Pt 2 - Leeto Nthoba (lecturer at Central University of Technology and socio-political analyst) and Frans Cronje (analyst and CEO of the IRR) join Gareth to discuss and share their thoughts on the recent student protests, police brutality, and the trial of George Floyd.

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17.12.20 Pt 1 - Substitutes in sport are an accepted norm, but substitutes in real life can be tricky. Does your regular barber get jealous if you try someone else? Then there’s strip clubs: if you have a partner that frequents them, should you be stressed or relieved? Staying with strip clubs, the team ponders whether sharing the buffet with the glitter-laden dancers is wise.

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Why can't anyone just print money? What's the difference between consumer and asset inflation? Are public sector employees useful to an economy? And just who is Finance Minister Tito Mboweni referring to when he says: "The hippopotamus must shut its mouth"? The battle to be King of Ideology continues to rage between religion and secularism, and Bheki Cele may be the only man capable of keeping South Africa's taxi industry on a leash. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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