Presented by Steve Bloomfield, this is Monocle 24’s flagship global-affairs show featuring interviews with political leaders and in-depth analysis of the big issues of the day. Featured as a ‘best classic podcast’ in the iTunes best of 2016 collection.
December 19th, 2015
Episode 104 of 265 episodes
Like a number of nations, the Netherlands has its own version of Father Christmas – in its case, Sinterklaas. But Sinterklass has a little helper not found anywhere else: Zwarte Piet, or Black Pete. For many, Zwarte Piet is undeniably racist yet he remains popular in his home country. We ask whether it is time for him to go.
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