December 31st, 2014
Episode 148 of 1074 episodes
A Chinese court issues a record $26 million dollar fine to six companies for dumping chemical waste into rivers. We ask the head of Greenpeace China whether this marks a shift in the country's environmental policy. Germany's first ever minimum wage comes into effect on January 1 - we ask what it will mean for Europe's biggest economy and why it's taken so long. Zambia has big plans for its tourism industry, but can it grow without damaging the country's bush environment and its wildlife? We have a special report from South Luangwa National Park. The inventor of the wind-up radio is given the title of Commander of the British Empire in the Queen's New Year Honours list - we speak to Trevor Baylis. And we take a look at how the financial markets have fared in 2014, with perspectives from both sides of the Atlantic.
In a time where we're all threatened by a rhetoric of hate from the people in power; A Gay And A NonGay challenges many of our differences head on and promises that no matter who you are, or what you're into (Bruce Springsteen or Britney), love is love and gay and nongays can be friends. </div><div><br></div><div>An independent podcast from James Barr (@imjamesbarr) and Dan Hudson (@DanHudson). Contact us on Twitter, IG or Facebook @gaynongay