In this episode, Caspar speaks with 25 year old community leader Bee Shrestha. Bee is the founder of a social enterprise called Guilty Pleasures, that teaches work skills and provides independent livelihood to trafficked women in Nepal. Bee also runs her own international development company and is an avid public speaker. She hosts public 'Talk Shows' in Nepal and Thailand that aim to break down taboos in social discourse, such as mental health, sex, gender and rape. Produced and edited by Nina Roxburgh with music by Big Gigantic.
Caspar speaks to 32 year old Alex Litherland about his journey from working in the arts to becoming a teacher. Alex is about to embark on a crazy bicycle touring adventure around the US to raise money for two local charities trying to cope under the Trump Administration - the ACLU and the NRDC. Alex's campaign Unite the States is also a learning experience for his students, creating an example of hope for young people in a world filled with problems. You can donate to Alex’s epic mission and follow his journey through his website. This episode was produced by Nina Roxburgh and features music by Big Gigantic.
Been to university? Student debt making you sweat? In 2017, the Australian government decided to cut university funding (again!) Debts will also have to be repaid sooner. But where are the full-time jobs?
Wages aren't growing, houses aren't affordable and most of our parents didn't even pay for university! Come on a BONUS BINGE with Sophie Johnston. The sprightly 21 year old is president of Australia's National Union of Students and she is fighting for your right to party. Produced by Nina Roxburgh with music by Big Gigantic.