Jointly Venturing - Let's Talk World Citizenship

Jointly Venturing - Let's Talk World Citizenship
Humanity is inherently interconnected. But how ca…

28 (Part 1) - Is Israel an Apartheid State?
Aug 7 • 74 min
We all know of the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestine, but how much do we really know about the origins of how Israel came into being? Do we really understand the ideological struggles within Judaism in the century prior to the…
27 - If You Think You Understand Central America - Think Again!
Jul 17 • 89 min
In today’s episode we take an historical tour through the countries of Central America in an attempt to find the origins of today’s multiple crises in the region and what can be done - in the spirit of world citizenship - to find a more peaceful,…
26 (Part 1) - Bringing Down the Dictators - Starting with Pinochet
Jul 8 • 44 min
Episode 26 (Part 1) - Bringing Down the Dictators - Starting with Pinochet If you’ve ever wondered how much can one person do to bring about international justice against the world’s dictators, Episode 26 will provide some amazing answers. Tonight we talk…
25 - Can Courtrooms Help in the Fight Against Climate Change?
Jul 1 • 55 min
Episode 25 - Can Courtrooms Help in the Fight Against Climate Change? How much can the world’s judges and courtrooms help us to prevent worsening climate change and repair the damage that has already been done? This and other questions are what we address…
24 - How the UN Helps Internally Displaced Persons
Jun 21 • 40 min
If you’re a refugee fleeing persecution or disaster and can’t or don’t want to cross an international border, you are what the UN calls an internally displaced person, or IDP. The governments comprising the UN refused for decades to focus on the rights of…
23 - Why Are So Many So Afraid of World Government?
Jun 12 • 64 min
When you hear the term ‘World Government’, how does it make you feel? Afraid, hopeful, neutral? Well, for many people around the world there is no greater threat, no event more to be avoided, than the spectre of world government or a planet of global…
22 - Their Present is Our Future - Climate Challenges in the Marshall Islands
May 30 • 96 min
In Episode 22 we speak with advisor to the Government of the Marshall Islands, Guillaume Charron of Independent Diplomat. The 70,000 people of the Marshall Islands are already grappling with the increasingly severe consequences of climate change which…
21 - The Future Food Revolution with Masterchef Star Simon Toohey
May 28 • 92 min
In Episode 21 we speak at length with renowned chef and Masterchef Star Simon Toohey about his journey from the home kitchen to cooking for the world. Simon’s extraordinary cooking skills are on show right now on the Australian version of the popular TV…
20 - Talking Makes Sense, So Let’s Talk More!
Feb 29 • 55 min
In today’s episode - Episode 20 - we speak to Peter (Pece) Gorgievski who is one of the co-founders of Global Dialogue Foundation (GDF) and Unity in Diversity. GDF is a not-for-profit organisation which works in the field of citizen diplomacy. The…
19 - Can We Still Really Justify Tax Havens?
Feb 24 • 52 min
Today we are talking with international tax lawyer Dino Faronato about the exciting issue of tax and tax havens. How is it that ordinary middle class taxpayers commonly pay a far higher percentage of personal income tax than many of the world’s biggest…
18 - If you think you understand the Middle East, think again!
Jan 27 • 80 min
In today’s podcast, we are on the line with Beirut, speaking with Middle East expert Omar Abdulaziz Hallaj. Having lived most of his life in Aleppo, Syria, Aziz brings an extraordinary degree of insight and analysis to the history of the world’s most…
17 - Planet Slum or Planet Love - it’s our choice!
Jan 22 • 53 min
As Australian bushfires continue to rage, in Episode 17 Scott talks with Monash University law professor Daniel Fitzpatrick about the state of our ‘planet of slums’, how we got here and where we might turn to build the structures needed to bring about the…
16 - Land up for Grabs in Myanmar - How to bring land justice to the people of Myanmar.
Dec 22, 2019 • 96 min
Today’s podcast addresses the question of land in Myanmar - Whose land belongs to whom? How safe is land against land grabbing? And what - after the recent involvement of both the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court -…
15 - YOU Can Help Change the World Today! Solving Climate Displacement in Bangladesh
Dec 18, 2019 • 66 min
Today’s episode of Jointly Venturing is about how YOU can help change the world today by supporting a project to provide free, permanent housing to some of Bangladesh’s most vulnerable families who have been displaced by climate change. In this episode we…
14 - The Incredible Life of the World’s Most Unlikely Diplomat - Bougainvillian Mike Forster
Nov 21, 2019 • 105 min
On 23 November 2019 the 200,000 people of the island of Bougainville will vote in a referendum on independence from Papua New Guinea. The independence vote is the culmination of decades of struggle, hardship, brutal oppression and the continuing…
13 - Extinction Rebellion and the Law of Plunder
Oct 24, 2019 • 47 min
In episode 13 we try to understand issues of responsibility and meaning in the Antropocene and possible ways forward. Hint: Nationalism won’t do it!
12 - Limits! Can We Reduce Freedom to Consume in Order to Save the Planet?
May 24, 2019 • 20 min
In Episode 12 Scott and Michael have a high energy discussion about the issue of limits, of where we draw the line and whether we should start thinking collectively about drawing ever stronger lines over the amount each person contributes to climate…
11 - A Conversation with Norwegian Diplomat Stian Nordengen Christensen
May 13, 2019 • 31 min
In Episode 11 we have Oslo on the line, and engage in a wide-ranging conversation with Norwegian diplomat Stian Nordengen Christensen (b. 1980). Stian is a doctor of history and philosophy and a master of law. His professional background is from academia,…
10 - The Future of Human Rights - A Conversation with Professor David Petrasek
May 6, 2019 • 59 min
In Episode 10 we speak with Ottawa-based Law Professor David Petrasek about the future of human rights, the historic implications of these laws, their limitations, what to expect and what we can all do to strengthen the human rights protections we all…
9 - A Conversation with Cindy Cohn, Executive Director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation
Apr 12, 2019 • 48 min
In Episode 9 Scott and Cindy Cohn of the Electronic Frontier Foundation (, the world’s first and still largest NGO fighting for internet freedom, discuss the ups and downs of the digital age, where it has been and where it is likely to go.
8 - Indigenous Rights - A Conversation with author and photographer Peter McConchie
Mar 31, 2019 • 43 min
In Episode 8 we discuss indigenous rights issues with activist and photographer Peter McConchie.
7 - A Conversation with UN Assistant High Commissioner for Refugees, Dr. Volker Türk
Feb 14, 2019 • 28 min
Episode 7 is a wide-ranging conversation between Scott Leckie and United Nations Assistant High Commissioner for Refugees, Dr. Volker Türk where they discuss working in the UN, what the UN does and what the future may hold in terms of global politics,…
6 - Can We Create a New Global Tax System?
Dec 19, 2018 • 73 min
As the world evolves ever closer to an ever more unified and deeply democratic planet of world citizens, the question of who will pay for all of this will need to be determined. In a world where tax havens continue to provide secret hiding places for…
5 - How Does Climate Change Affect Your Life and Your Thoughts of the Future?
Dec 13, 2018 • 40 min
How does climate change affect your life and your thoughts of the future? Join us in Episode 5 of Jointly Venturing in a wide-ranging discussion with Monash Law School students Isabelle Harding and Fiona Bucknall who share their thoughts and dreams about…
4 - Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Dec 7, 2018 • 50 min
Episode 4 - Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by Oneness World
3 - Crypto Currencies and World Citizenship: A Conversation with Ashley Bloom
Dec 1, 2018 • 48 min
Today Jointly Venturing speaks with Ashley Bloom. Ashley Bloom is a sentient cluster of stardust from Melbourne, Australia. He’s into eudaemonia of the human spirit, markets, music, dancing, thinking, reading, writing, learning and dreaming. Over the last…
2 - Global Voting for World Citizens
Nov 10, 2018 • 47 min
If you could vote on global issues through your phone, would you? Stay tuned for Episode 3 where we will explore the viability of cryptocurrencies to fund the work of a Global Parliament.
1 - Welcome to Jointly Venturing
Oct 20, 2018 • 30 min
Welcome to first episode of Jointly Venturing, the only podcast to address the complex issue of world citizenship and how we get there! Jointly Venturing will feature conversations between your hosts Scott Leckie and Michael Morehead outlining and…