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The State We're In, 27 October 2012. Past and present members of TSWI join Jonathan to talk about their favourite all-time interviews and how they capture something essential about the show’s spirit.
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The State We're In, 13 October 2012. A former London banker spills the beans, and bile, on investment banks. An ex-ballerina in Italy on starving herself to get roles. A former security guard in California recounts the threats he got from colleagues. And a former neo-Nazi on joining, and then leaving, the far right in Germany.
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The State We're In, 22 September 2012. A man felt like a failure until he met with a sex coach. A sex coach explains her career choice. And a legendary sexologist argues that we’re still getting sex all wrong, even today.
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The State We're In, 8 September 2012. A propaganda poet from North Korea sees Kim Jong-il wearing elevator shoes then flees the country. A musician celebrates his Congolese roots. And a writer from Afghanistan who risked his life to liberalize his country now drives a cab in Canada.
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The State We're In, 25 August 2012. A man who tests how true your 'true love' really is, a young man with Down's Syndrome searching for love, the Italian founder of 'The Ugly Club', a woman in London and her 'toy boys' and a gay man in the Netherlands on the meaning of Bruckner and latex underwear.
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The State We're In, 20 October 2012. A man from a prominent Shia family in Iraq converts to Christianity and is nearly killed. A man in China fakes health documents to save his wife’s life. And a Hollywood producer survives a car crash and is now making movies again.
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The State We're In, 6 October 2012. A man in North Carolina spends 13 years on death row but was innocent. A woman with cancer learns to laugh at herself. And a photographer in Germany takes photos of dead people to get over his fear of dying.
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The State We're In, 29 September 2012. A woman escapes the Taliban and constraints of her own family to become a fashion model. A boy escapes Kabul and now creates landmine detectors. And a romance writer who doesn’t care what the world thinks of her, and her 400 million books.
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The State We're In, 15 September 2012. A Canadian writer on the frustrations and humour of going blind. A Brazilian plastic surgeon on what she will, and won’t, do to help her patients. An Indian inventor who nearly lost his marriage when he tried to create affordable sanitary napkins. And an Australian doctor-in-training whose bedside manner is a constant challenge: he has Asperger syndrome.
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The State We're In, 1 September 2012. A Dutch woman nearly becomes an unwitting terrorist bomber. A budding lawyer in Toronto gets picked up by the police for a crime he never committed. A Ugandan ex-officer throws eggs at his president to make a point. And an Irish journalist recounts being incarcerated, wrongly, for internet fraud. A victim of identity theft, she struggles to clear her name.
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The State We're In, 18 August 2012. You see a tense situation developing. It looks bad, but you’re not sure. When do you take a stand? Today’s guests all have their own stories about taking a stand: from Nigeria, the US, Russia, Palestine and Kenya.
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How we treat each other around the world.
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Featuring first-person stories from around the world about how we treat each other. The State We're In is a weekly radio programme from Radio Netherlands Worldwide.