With the advent of Covid-19, most of the world has had a sharp response to external factors, but what are the controllable factors which we have ignored for far too long? Though jobs have been lost en masse, is there any hope for the global citizenry as we leave the pandemic behind? What is the difference between complex and complicated modes of economic activity? Should we still have a desire to go back to what we once considered 'normal'? John's new book is called 'FutureNEXT' and is available now.

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The Covid-19 lockdown has affected the global economy, but the life of citizens has been different on each continent. Laurel McCulloch of 'Pumpkin Patch' fame - who is now a New Zealand citizen living in Australia - joins us to discuss how living in the first world isn't blissful during a global pandemic. How stringent is Australia's lockdown? Laurel also shares a touching story surrounding the tragic mosque shooting in Christchurch.

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To rectify the widely held misperceptions about the state of humanity, humanprogress.org gathers empirical data from reliable sources that look at worldwide long-term trends. Gareth Cliff speaks to editor Marian Tupy to find out what state the world is currently in.

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Gareth Cliff tackles the mask debate with Odette van der Haar, Bev Wium, Dr Mark Human and Nick Hudson. Plus insights from traditional healer Dr Sylvester Mkwambani Hlati, and HumanProgress.Org's Marian Tupy.

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01.10.20 Pt 2 - The psychology of children in our global society needs to be taken into account when we impose policy around lockdowns. What are the actual differences in the levels of lockdown? How does one govern themselves during a global pandemic when they don't agree with state mandates around social and physical distancing?

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28.09.20 Pt 2 - There's a dick doctor telling us that Covid is over. Masks are not cool because it's really hard to understand most people, and without seeing their lips, it's Oxford English roulette. Have some people just been living their normal life during the pandemic? There's more milk than gold on Earth... good for our teeth and bones. Gina Luzzatto gives us an update on life in lockdown in Rome.

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21.08.20 Pt 1 - Durban is a tropical paradise, snow would bring heart failure to the surfers. The Kalvaris measure wellness by being the best of a mediocre bunch. Anti-semitism is not worth your child's university fees. Menopause should be meno-off. A gay uncle brings a 4th dimension to your child's life. And don't be naked on a bus.

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20.08.20 Pt 2 - Alright, let's get this straight... just be nice and we'll vote for you. How wild is it that the USA's potential Vice-President was a weed smoking legal practitioner not so long ago? If you are going to be on an online call... unmute your mic, it's not hard. If you have a 'prison beard' and it ends up on YouTube, we will judge you.

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20.08.20 Pt 1 - If your ex-wife is asking for money and you had a R267 million upgrade on your house, which she lived in, it's probably a good thing you are divorced. Cardi B and her home boy Joe Biden are about "dat political life ya'll!" Covid is dead - the Kremlin has solved the mystery.

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19.08.20 Pt 2 - The honest truth is that children are very rarely a good investment if you are looking for any sort of ROI. Who's the disaster in your family, be honest it's you isn't it, yes you in the mirror! If your lady bits have WAP tendencies, what could be causing this... Dr Robyn diagnoses. Ladies, if your baby is big at birth, there's no shame in letting them out through the 'sunroof'. We then find out how girls and women can empower themselves, and their own safety with ‘Girls on Fire’.

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