2 Crickets In A Thorn Tree

SA INSTITUTE OF RACE RELATIONS  |  Podcast , ±1 hr 08 min episodes every 1 week, 2 days  | 
Nicholas Lorimer and Gabriel Crouse provide their own unique take on everything and anything going on in South Africa and the world at large, with a focus on history, philosophy and current affairs.

Getting away with murder in South Africa, Russian oligarchs, American elections and geopolitical strategy all feature in this unconventional podcast.

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Racism RIP

Gabriel and Nick discuss the IRR's exciting new campaign as well as the psychology of critical theory.

Helen Zille on Wokeness

This week the crickets host a special guest in collaboration with the Daily Friend, Federal Council Chairman of the DA Helen Zille. The subject of the day is Wokeness and Helen's new book.

How racism keeps creeping back in

Nick and Gabriel begin with a discussion of the recent shooting of 8 people at massage parlors in the United States and then go on to examine how the failed idea of racial nationalism keeps returning again and again.

Art and the Taliban

Nick and Gabriel discuss Gabriel's visit to an art gallery and the history of one of South Africa's best artists. They then move on to discuss the alleged ending of the war in Afghanistan and Adam Habib's recent clash with wokeness.

How to judge dictators

Gabriel and Nick chat about China's current eagerness to test for Covid-19 with anal swabs and then go on to talk about how leaders of authoritarian nations should be judged.

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