The World Cup in Qatar is a classic example of sportswashing.
When a country tries to use a big sporting event to rehabilitate its image and hide concerns about social issues.
This week we look at some of the other historical examples and ask, will it work again?
CEO, entrepreneur, girl boss. Not words I'd have associated with St. Brigid - before listening to this episode! Let Me Explain
2 February Finished
Yes you read the title right. Conservatives in the US have hit out at M&Ms for changing their 'spokescandies' to make them less sexy. Leading to the chocolate giant suspending the use of its candy mascots. Let Me Explain.
26 January Finished
This episode does what it says on the tin. We're taking a tour through history looking at some of the weird, impressive and downright creepy animals you'll probably be glad don't exist anymore. Let Me Explain.
19 January Finished
Did you know, noise has colours? You’ve heard of white noise, but what about pink, or brown noise? And what impact can they have on your sleep? Let Me Explain.
12 January Finished
This week we take a look at the CVs of our TDs. Which Deputy was a whale watching guide? And who worked in a car dealership? Let Me Explain
5 January Finished
Yes you read that title right. This week we look at the UK's nuclear defence system and the orders Prime Ministers give in case they're killed by a nuclear attack, telling their submarines what to do.
29 December 2022 Finished