April 2nd, 2015
Episode 162 of 648 episodes
When Goodluck Jonathan was president of Nigeria he insisted that Nigeria's electoral process be reformed, to ensure free and fair elections. If this was a gamble on Jonathan's part then it backfired on him when his main rival Muhammadu Buhari won last weekend's election. Buhari has vowed to crush Boko Haram and to eradicate the endemic corruption that permeates the country. Myanmar's army has launched a deadly offensive in the country's north, displacing thousands of people in the region of Kokang, and allegedly committing human rights abuses. Meanwhile, the central government has stripped millions of so-called 'non-citizens' of voting rights, including 1.1 million Rohingya, who have lived in Myanmar for generations. The wellness industry is a multi-headed beast of bloggers, authors and health gurus who urge people to renounce Western medical treatment, particularly chemotherapy, in the treatment of serious disease. Richard Guilliatt is a feature writer with The Australian's Weekend Magazine who has been breaking stories about the industry for two years: what’s driving this craze, what is Gerson therapy and why are so many people so ready to believe in it?
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