29.08.22 Pt 1 - Drew Barrymore has been accused of racism for copying the ‘black men frolicking’ trend with a TikTok video. Why is it illegal for anyone under 21 to buy whipped cream in New York? And Leigh-Ann reveals the most expensive TV show budget in the history of television.

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24.08.22 Pt 2 - Gareth has a candid conversation with Larry Elder who is a talk show host, political commentator, and black conservative voice in America. They discuss race in America, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, the conservative movement, and how awful California is.

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Our favourite 'go to' person for all things financial - Anthea Gardner joins The Burning Platform to help us dissect the budget speech, and Leeto Nthoba brings up the issue of the commodification of white fear and black historic pain.

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24.02.22 Pt 2 - Leeto Nthoba and Anthea Gardner join the team to dissect the budget speech by Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana, and how it will impact the ordinary Joe in South Africa. Leeto then looks at the commodification of white fear and black historic pain.

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Sometimes I wonder if everyone has gone mad, if there are any adults left in the room? It’s 2022 and we’ve just been through a really challenging pandemic. Many died, many more got sick and many more than that had their lives changed irrevocably. Instead of taking a deep breath and looking on optimistically as COVID starts to fade, it seems the lunacy is ratcheting up...

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10.02.22 Pt 1 - If you ever need a travel buddy, Phumi is your girl! Simphiwe’s intern joins the team to share his story, and what he will be doing over the next couple of weeks at CliffCentral.

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With the arrival of Raphael Varane, MKT gives us his list of the top five centre backs in Manchester United's history. Is Michael Phelps the world's most disrespected human? Paulo has an epic Pogba rant! #NewSetWhoDis

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With everything that has transpired in the news, the team wonders if Jacob Zuma will really go to jail. They have a candid conversation with Chris Fisher, legal researcher at The Helen Suzman Foundation, about Zuma’s sentencing and what to expect. Gabriel Crouse from the Institute of Race Relations then sheds some light on racism, and how it might not be the problem it’s perceived to be. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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01.07.21 Pt 2 - Chris Fisher, legal researcher at The Helen Suzman Foundation, joins the team to dissect Zuma’s sentencing and share his thoughts on the matter. Then, Gabriel Crouse from the Institute of Race Relations joins to talk about how the government keeps letting us down.

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According to the Institute of Race Relations, Critical Race Theory and race-based policy are at odds with what most South Africans want. The report further provides a robust argument for why, even with the best intentions, BEE as a practical implementation of Critical Race Theory can never work as intended. Where does that put the country today? Writer and analyst Gabriel Crouse joins the team to discuss further. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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