On this episode PRT weekly's Ali Bajwa and Daniela Rodriguez sit down with Dr. Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, to discuss China's foreign and domestic policy.
On this episode PRT weekly's Joanna Fensome and Aaron Nelson sit down with Dr. Wade Davis, Professor of Anthropology and BC Leadership Chair in Cultures and Ecosystems at Risk at the University of British Columbia, to discuss the crisis of culture loss and the impact of large infrastructure projects on indigenous peoples.
On this episode PRT weekly's Aaron Nelson sits down with Dr. John Steen, associate professor at the University of Queensland and visiting research fellow at the University of British Columbia, to discuss the relationship between government regulation and private sector innovation in the pursuit of environmental sustainability.
On this episode PRT weekly's Aaron Nelson sits down with Dr. Kevin Miligan, professor of economics at the University of British Columbia, to discuss the Canadian federal government's proposed changes to small business taxation followed by a brief exploration into what it's like using Twitter as an academic.
On this week’s episode of PRT Weekly we start by discussing why anti-blasphemy protesters are creating a blockade in Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan. From there, we move on to the unfolding political changes occurring in Zimbabwe, where the rule of Robert Mugabe appears to be coming to an end, and discuss another resignation from UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s beleaguered government. Finally, we sign off with a quintessentially Japanese story about a train leaving 20 second earlier than scheduled.