EQUALS

EQUALS

A PODCAST ABOUT HOPE IN THE FIGHT AGAINST INEQUALITY. We meet activists, politicians, thinkers and interesting people from all walks of life to share the story of how inequality is being fought around the world. Now doing an #InequalityVirus Mini-Serie…


WHEN WE BROUGHT DOWN A DICTATOR - Meet Lidy Nacpil, legendary activist from Manila, Philippines
Jun 28 • 29 min
She played her part in bringing down a dictatorship. She’s fought inequality for over forty years. She’s described as “one of the busiest organizers in the world”. We speak to Lidy Nacpil, truly legendary and inspiring activist fighting for justice to…
RACISM, REBELLIONS AND THE ECONOMY – with Professor Darrick Hamilton
Jun 5 • 31 min
Racism. Today’s protests. Rebellions. The economy. Inequality. Structural change. Hope. We speak to the brilliant Professor Darrick Hamilton about all of this. He’s an “intellectual giant” behind thinking on the racial wealth gap and inequality, who’s…
WHY WE NEED A #PEOPLESVACCINE – With Achal Prabhala and Mohga Kamal-Yanni
May 30 • 31 min
A vaccine against COVID-19 is humanity’s best shot at ending this painful pandemic. But how can we ensure that a vaccine is available to all people, all countries, free of charge? We talk about the need for a #PeoplesVaccine, what to do about the big…
SPEAKING UNCOMFORTABLE TRUTHS - Meet Philip Alston, former UN Special Rapporteur and human rights lawyer
May 16 • 26 min
As the UN’s poverty and human rights expert Philip Alston famously spoke truth to governments about what he saw. We explore what kind of world we’re heading into in the wake of coronavirus, and what Philip learnt listening to communities in countries from…
CORONAVIRUS IN ONE OF AFRICA’S BIGGEST CITIES - Two Perspectives From The Front-Line In Nairobi about the #InequalityVirus
Apr 17 • 30 min
A fascinating look into what coronavirus looks like from one of Africa’s biggest cities: Nairobi, Kenya. Max and Nabil speak to a doctor from a major hospital and a security guard who lives in one of Africa’s biggest slums about what they’re seeing – and…
THE INEQUALITY VIRUS – How Coronavirus Preys on The Vulnerable
Mar 27 • 20 min
Max, Nadia and Nabil kick-off a special EQUALS mini-series on inequality and coronavirus. How is it preying on the most vulnerable around the world – and how can we overcome it?
WHEN WORKERS WIN – Meet Sharan Burrow, Leader of the Global Trade Union Movement
Mar 13 • 29 min
Max and Nabil interview Sharan Burrow, the leader of global trade union movement, about how workers are fighting for a fairer world.
TAX, SLAVERY AND BILLIONAIRES – Meet Rising Star Economist Gabriel Zucman
Feb 28 • 29 min
We talk to Gabriel Zucman - the acclaimed activist economist who’s taking the world by storm with his plans to tax the rich. He’s “changing how you think about wealth, whether you know it or not”.
LOVE IN THE FIGHT AGAINST INEQUALITY – Meet Njoki and Soren
Feb 14 • 32 min
Valentine Special! We talk to activist couple Njoki Njehu and Soren Ambrose about how they met, and what they have learned over a quarter of century of fighting inequality together.
THE RADICAL CASE FOR CARE – Meet world-leading rebel economist Jayati Ghosh
Jan 31 • 30 min
Max and Nabil interview the world-leading, rebel Indian economist Jayati Ghosh.
“WHAT DO WE DO WITH BILLIONAIRES?” - Meet Anand Giridharadas
Jan 18 • 31 min
A gripping with conversation Anand Giridharadas, who talks about abolishing billionaires.
OGYENDEGYE, KWAHERI, GOODBYE WINNIE! - Season 1 Reflections
Nov 1, 2019 • 10 min
Winnie reflects back on the first season of Equals, and on her time as the leader of Oxfam
THE SEXIST ECONOMY - Meet Devaki Jain, A Mother of Feminist Economics
Nov 1, 2019 • 27 min
Winnie speaks with Devaki Jain, who is a mother of feminist economics, about feminism and our broken economy
“AMERICA’S FUTURE?” - Winnie meets Congresswoman Ilhan Omar
Oct 28, 2019 • 28 min
A candid and fascinating conversation between Winnie and “her sister” US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar.
THE TAXES, TAXES, TAXES GUY – Rutger Bregman on the Power of Ideas
Oct 24, 2019 • 29 min
The brilliant Dutch historian Rutger Bregman – who infamously took on the billionaires at Davos – tells the story of the little-known revolutionaries whose ideas went on to shape the global economy … and what the big utopian ideas could be for tomorrow.
“THEY SHOT ME!” – Meet Elena Mejía, Militant Activist from Peru
Oct 23, 2019 • 29 min
Elena Mejía, a “militant” activist, has an incredible story to share: she is a leading member of the ‘Left Youth Forum’ and of rising movements across Latin America, and is taking to the streets in Peru in innovative and exciting ways to fight injustice.
YACHT? PRIVATE JET? NO THANKS! – Meet Disney Heiress, Abigail Disney
Oct 12, 2019 • 27 min
Winnie speaks to Abigail Disney, multimillionaire heiress to the Disney fortune, about how she is against tax cuts for the rich and runaway executive pay and is campaigning against inequality, with her group the Patriotic Millionaires.
WHEN GOVERNMENTS FIGHT INEQUALITY – Meet The President of Namibia
Oct 10, 2019 • 28 min
Winnie talks to the President of Namibia, a country that has long been reducing inequality, about how the gap between rich and poor is not inevitable – and we discuss what some governments are actually doing to tackle it.
WHEN WOMEN ORGANIZE - Meet Beth From Dandora, Nairobi, Fighting Inequality on the Frontlines
Oct 6, 2019 • 28 min
Winnie talks to Beth Mukami - a human rights defender, feminist and activist from the Dandora slum in Nairobi - about her story and her fight against inequality.
WHY INEQUALITY IS BAD FOR YOU - Meet The Godfather of Inequality Thinking, Joseph Stiglitz
Sep 19, 2019 • 25 min
Winnie speaks to the Godfather of Inequality Thinking Joseph Stiglitz to find out what really is the cost of such a huge gap between the richest and the rest of us, and how we got here.
TAKING ON DICTATORS, TAKING ON BILLIONAIRES - Meet Winnie!
Sep 18, 2019 • 23 min
Welcoming everyone to EQUALS - and interviewing the fearless Winnie Byanyima about her experiences fighting inequality (and what it feels like taking on the super-rich).