July 25th, 2011
Episode 212 of 447 episodes
This week in the magazine, Suketu Mehta writes about an African woman who described a rape that never happened in order to gain asylum in the United States. Here Mehta talks with Blake Eskin about why the asylum process encourages embellishment, the ethics of lying to gain asylum, and the multiple identities that illegal immigrants juggle.
Welcome to the Brain Training Podcast, the daily audio workout for your head. In this podcast we have two games for you, each with three rounds which get progressively harder. To enjoy the full experience, relax, and avoid distractions whilst you listen.