- 2 years ago
Off-Shore Accounts Draining African Economies
Guest: Will Fitzgibbon, Reporter for the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists in Washington, DC, Involved in the Panama Papers Investigation
The Panama Papers–that massive leak of documents revealing the inner-workings of the offshore tax haven world–have yielded a new wave of investigations focused on Africa. Every year, the world’s poorest continent takes in more than $50 billion in aid money from foreign countries, while that same amount of money is simultaneously siphoned out of Africa through bribes and money-laundering, often facilitated by secret companies set up to avoid taxes.
Learning Russian Through Debate
Guests: Tony Brown, PhD, Associate Professor of Russian at BYU; Jennifer Brown, PhD, Associate Professor of Russian at BYU
When it comes to learning a language, I’ve always heard it said that you know you’ve really mastered it when you start dreaming in that language. That may be true if fluent conversation