Media Review – favourite podcasts

This month, as a wee summer special, the smallVOICE presenting team each takes the opportunity to recommend another podcast for your listening pleasure. Listen to clips from the chosen podcasts and find out what our team really, really likes about them at 5’21 minutes in to our August podcast.

Anne recommends Trump, Inc.

Who’s profiting from this administration and at what cost? He’s the president, yet we’re still trying to answer basic questions about how his business works and who might be profiting from his administration: What deals are happening and who they’re happening with? Trump, Inc. is a joint reporting project from WNYC Studios and ProPublica that digs deep into those questions.

Holly’s choice of podcast is The Dream 

‘The Dream,’ a podcast that investigates the wild, shady world of MLMs. Multi-level marketing schemes have become a depressingly common part of American life. Most of us know a friend, a neighbor, or even a family member who won’t stop trying to sell us overpriced beauty products or essential oils. It seems obvious that these are ‘pyramid schemes’… yet people keep signing up. But why?

And, Darren recommends Strong Songs

Music: it’s good. On each episode of Strong Songs, host Kirk Hamilton takes listeners inside a piece of music, breaking it down and figuring out what makes it work.

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