The heat is now being turned up on society because they can't feed their children, how long can this go on before a violent outburst occurs? Is the banking sector in South Africa 'captured', and can this situation be salvaged? When a judge needs a lawyer to fight their legal position, something is wrong isn't it? It's Women's Month, but is the proliferation of gender politics helping or hurting the prosperity of society across the board? #VoetsekANC has been trending... what's that all about? Brought to you by Nando’s.

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06.08.20 Pt 2 - Is the state of life on the street vs the flourishing of big business troubling for social cohesion? The notion that people in the townships don't pay for electricity might need a review. Should an interviewer be allowed to get emotional in an interview, or is there decorum that must be observed? Should the free market be allowed to run free - with no state intervention?

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30.07.20 PT 2 - What is the life of a champion, and how often should you remind them that they are a champion? It looks like Joe Biden will announce his running mate soon, but will he remember them a week later? Hey... cheer up, it turns out cancel culture has a history that stretches back centuries. Gareth's retirement has gone up in smoke, he's not happy.

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23.07.20 Pt 2 - Nando's are not chicken to have a go, both in their advertising and in backing The Burning Platform. With all due respect, is Hermann Pretorius comparable to David Mabuza? Let's be clear, politics has always been in the sewer... Also, do we romanticise the past because only the good ones have survived?

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"The emperor has no clothes... but I'm not saying it,'' has been the great failure of South Africa's citizenry lately. Can South Africans ever view contentious issues through a lens that's not tainted by race and power agendas? What is the role of dissenting voices like Helen Zille for the sanctity of democracy in SA? What are the visceral, quantifiable concerns of South Africa's voting public? Is Cyril Ramaphosa showing tendencies of tyrannical lust with his wildly oscillating Covid-19 laws and messaging? And is Trump's approach to WHO leading us to Cold War 2? Brought to you by Nando’s.

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Should we be testing everyone for Covid-19? Is there going to be a second wave in Johannesburg and if yes, is this a bad thing? What are the overall effects of the health sector's response to Covid-19 globally? Could South Africa reopen the economy through track and trace monitoring of citizenry? Has the hubris of liberalism condemned Hong Kong to tyranny from China, and thus made a war between China and America inevitable? Brought to you by Nando’s.

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09.07.20 Pt 2 - It's Juicy, not Jussie. If you can smell a fart through jeans, are you safe from Covid through a mask? A million graves, how long would it take to dig those holes and fill them with bodies? Are South African journalists innumerate? Donald Trump seems to be the last hope in saving us from a war between the West and the East... how should we feel about this?

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02.07.20 Pt 2 - Jean-Jacques Cornish, who always keeps his eye glued to Africa, returns to the Burning Platform for an update on the continent's events. One of the week's heated stories, that he jumps into with Gareth and Kanthan, is the scandal surrounding businesswoman Bridgette Motsepe-Radebe... while she maintains it hurts to see her family being dragged into this baseless case.

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18.06.20 Pt 2 - If Lil Jon could ask the government if 246 beds was worth the economic lockdown of an entire country, he'd probably say "Lockdown for What?" Which State instruments are already in our lives - even in a free market economy? What is Advanced Lockdown Level 3? Snoring dogs are vital for podcasts to flourish. Why open cinemas if nobody is going to go?

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11.06.20 Pt 2 - Is vilifying the rich a political game, or does it have teeth as an argument? How do you make your money work for you from an early age? Would NDZ have made a better president than Cyril Ramaphosa? Is nationalising the Central Bank an option for prosperity in South Africa?

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