Liberté, Égalité and French Fries
45:06 | Sep 19th, 2019More Details keyboard_arrow_right
What happens when the employees of a French McDonald's take the corporate philosophy so deeply to heart, that it actually becomes a problem for the company? To listen to more Rough Translation, check ...Show More
French and French Fries. The story of a man who loved McDonald's in his community so much, he locked himself in one and poured gasoline all ...Show More
34:26 | May 13thMore Details keyboard_arrow_right
One hundred and eighty recovering COVID-19 patients. One Jerusalem hotel. Secular, religious, Arabs, Jews, old, young. Their phones are out, they're recording. And the rest of Israel is... tuning in.
It’s funny how this episode made me actually jealous of people with coronavirus living in this hotel together. It sound away more fun and co...Show More
The Apology Broker
41:30 | Jun 13th, 2018More Details keyboard_arrow_right
We trace the journey of an apology, from Japan to the U.S., that got an unlikely broker. Along the way, she had to work out: what a sorry is, who it's for, and what makes it stick.
A story about an apology that took a while to get but meant a lot.
34:00 | Jun 29th, 2018More Details keyboard_arrow_right
A trashy daytime talk show in Argentina does the unthinkable. It becomes a forum for feminism. How this happened and what it changed.
Takes me back to South America where, well, feminism exists, but it's just a bit different, particularly with the older generations. Fantast...Show More
The Mind Of The Mark
36:13 | Aug 7th, 2019More Details keyboard_arrow_right
If you're the kind of person who thinks you can't be conned, that assumption may make it harder for you to recognize when you actually are being scammed. We speak with professional poker player and au...Show More
I love listening to stories about cons and scams, but they’re almost always about the con artists. I loved that this focused on the victims ...Show More
The Congo We Listen To
41:26 | Aug 28th, 2017More Details keyboard_arrow_right
It made headlines worldwide: Hundreds of women raped in one Congolese village. But when one researcher arrives in town, something feels off. (Note: This episode contains descriptions of violence.)
different version then we know of.. great podcast
Om Alone In India
32:18 | Sep 18th, 2017More Details keyboard_arrow_right
A day of yoga in the US. A yoga war in India. A court case in California and why the Indian government is watching it. A story about the poses that bind us. (Tell us about yourself. Fill out our surve...Show More
There's a yoga war in India. Learn about the controversy about International Yoga Day and the practice of yoga in classrooms in US and India...Show More
Mom In Translation
28:31 | Oct 2nd, 2019More Details keyboard_arrow_right
For our season finale, a listener's story: When a six-year-old boy adopts Tokyo as his new home, his American mom has to figure out where she belongs in her son's new life.If you want to share your st...Show More
Loved this episode! I lived in Japan for a few years after I finished my undergraduate degree, so this made me very nostalgic. The ways in w...Show More