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#OurNewNormal | Randi Delano of Prague, Czech Republic

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Randi Delano joins me from Prague, Czech Republic to talk about a health scare, cancelling travel plans, and more as part of her new normal. Read More »

#OurNewNormal | Leigh-Chantelle of Brisbane, Australia

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To kick things off, I chat with Leigh-Chantelle to see what life is like in Brisbane, Australia during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More »

WAIW | Semi-Locked Down in Vietnam

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Lots of stuff has happened over the last few weeks, and most of it hasn't been good. Today, I decided to catch you up to some of it, but only after I got back from the police station. Read More »

WAIW | Air Quality in Saigon

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Although last year's burning season in Chiang Mai, Thailand was worse, the air quality in Saigon, Vietnam has been surprisingly bad as of late. Read More »

WAIW | Fake News From the Left?

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Whether you're on the right or the left, sharing content without critically viewing it is a dangerous habit to get into. Given what we're fighting for, it's something we all have to try and stop. Read More »

T.O.F.U. Talks: Defining Activism

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The latest T.O.F.U. Talks episode is now available. This time around I talked with my good friend, Amanda Lily, about who gets to decide whether or not you're an activist. Read More »