On an excellent recent episode of his Where Is My Mind? podcast, Niall Breslin interview Dr. Mike Ryan, executive director of WHO's Health Emergency Programme. They cover a range of topics connected to mental health such as the lack of preventative health provision and the pressure of modern society not meeting the needs of people.
In a recent episode of The Armchair Expert podcast, Dax & Monica interview Bill Gates about his new book How To Avoid A Climate Disaster. The interview is a frank and informative discussion about the scale of what is needed to tackle the climate crisis, with a fair bit of high level detail from Bill Gates about the different areas that need to be progressed, whcih are described in detail in his book.
You may have heard about the digital art NFT that sold for $69 million. NPR's The Indicator podcast has a good explainer episode on the sale of Beeple's Everyday Project which includes an interview with Beeple (aka Mike Winkelman).
This recent episode of NPR Shortwave is mind-blowing. As it turns out, the sperm race story of contraception that we all learn in school is not what happens in reality, and is littered with mysogonistic bias. The Shortwave team do a great job in this episode describing how the biological process actually works.
On a recent episode of That Great Business Show, Conall & Jamie interview Conor McEnroy, the Irish owner of a bank in Paraguay. The interview is fantastic! Conor tells stories of various adventures in business he has had in South America, like being kidnapped and gun point and being in a hotel when a bomb goes off. The latter section of the interview enters the realm of real talk where Conor spells out the clear corruption that still exists in Ireland.
In an excellent recent episode of The Echo Chamber Podcast, Tony and Martin interview Professor Emeritus of Economics, P.J Drudy. The interview is a fantastic whirlwind tour of what direction Ireland can go in to create a meaningful & equitable society.