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Sep 30, 2022

Gaia Vince is a science and environment journalist and author. 

She has written extensively about the impact human life has had on our planet. 

In this episode, Gaia joins Krishnan to talk about her new book, Nomad Century, in which she takes a look at how migration could be the solution to the climate crisis.


Sep 23, 2022

Tova Friedman was one of the youngest survivors of the Auschwitz death camp.

Her family came from Poland, went through various concentration camps, and ended up in Auschwitz. But remarkably, both her, her mother and father survived.

She has written an extraordinary memoir called The Daughter of Auschwitz, together with...

Sep 16, 2022

Edward Enninful is the editor of British Vogue and European editorial director of Condé Nast.

Krishnan talks to him about what it’s like to be a refugee in the UK, having moved to London from Ghana at a young age. 

They also discuss Enninful’s new book, ‘A Visible Man’, what he thinks of Liz Truss and how...

Jul 29, 2022

Michael Pollan is one of TIME magazine’s top 50 most influential people in the US, he is a reporter, writer and psychonaut.


His books The Omnivore’s Dilemma and The Botany of Desire questions the way the world thinks about food and he is now doing the same for psychedelics and psychoactive plants. His book How To...

Jul 15, 2022

General Charles Q Brown Jr. is the chief of staff of the US Air Force. 

Krishnan talks to him about how the war in Ukraine has changed the way he thinks about defending the US, why he joined the US Air Force and whether he thinks anything has changed in America since the death of George Floyd.

Producer: Freya Pickford