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Saint Teresa of Suffering | FF Podcast

Saint Teresa of Suffering | FF Podcast

This week, we talk about the new Saint Teresa of Calcutta. We discuss some of the myths surrounding her and whether it’s better to let the false idea of her inspire people to do good than to tell people the truth.

Links
http://nouvelles.umontreal.ca/en/article/2013/03/01/mother-teresa-anything-but-a-saint/

Mother Teresa: Blessed Billionaire, Holy Hypocrite


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Casting Trans Roles  | FF Podcast

Casting Trans Roles | FF Podcast

This week, we talk about the movie directed by Mark Ruffalo, “Anything.” We discuss the portrayal of a trans woman by Matt Bomer and whether only certain actors can portray certain roles.

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France Bans Burqinis | FF Podcast

France Bans Burqinis | FF Podcast

This week, we talk about France’s burqini ban. We talk about oppressive rules about women’s clothing and where to strike the balance between freedom of religion and protecting people from coercive religious beliefs.

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What’s up with Catholic schools? | FF Podcast

What’s up with Catholic schools? | FF Podcast

It’s back to school this month. This week, we’re talking about Catholic schools and how freethinkers fit in a country that’s dominated by Catholic educational institutions.

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Internet Lynch Mobs Against the Innocent | FF Podcast

Internet Lynch Mobs Against the Innocent | FF Podcast

This week, we talk about the false accusation Top Gear Philippines made concerning a road rage incident. We also talk about how violence has become an acceptable response nowadays.

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Dealing with Duterte Supporters | FF Podcast

Dealing with Duterte Supporters | FF Podcast

This week, we talk about dealing with Duterte supporters. We discuss the best ways to deal with political disagreements and whether it is right to judge people for political opinions.

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Can Sulu Be Gay? | FF Podcast

Can Sulu Be Gay? | FF Podcast

This week, we talk about Hikaru Sulu and his portrayal as gay in the next Star Trek movie. We also discuss how LGBTs, people of color, and minorities are depicted in popular culture.

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Mourning Orlando | FF Podcast

Mourning Orlando | FF Podcast

This week, we have Sharmila Parmanand and Leloy Claudio to talk about the massacre in Orlando that targeted an LGBT club, killing 49 people. We talk about homophobia and how religion and macho society might be its prime drivers.

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Badjao Girl Exploited? | FF Podcast

Badjao Girl Exploited? | FF Podcast

This week we talk about Badjao Girl and Friends. We discuss whether she’s being exploited and how someone’s attractiveness may affect our ability to empathize.

Link

http://www.philstar.com:8080/supreme/2016/06/04/1589735/we-need-talk-about-badjao-girl-and-friends

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Duterte Catcalls | FF Podcast

Duterte Catcalls | FF Podcast

This week, Sharmila Parmanand joins us to talk about Duterte’s recent catcalling incident. We talk about freedom of expression and what we should expect from the President of the Philippines.

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Flores de los Alleged Criminals | FF Podcast

Flores de los Alleged Criminals | FF Podcast

This week we talk about the suspected criminals paraded around in Batangas. We talk about the basic right to due process and why it’s necessary for a functioning society.

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Sex Workers in the Philippines | FF Podcast

Sex Workers in the Philippines | FF Podcast

This week, researcher Sharmila Parmanand joins us. We talk about sex workers and their strange position in Philippine society as both “victims” and “criminals” in the eyes of the law.

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2016 Elections Post-Mortem | FF Podcast

2016 Elections Post-Mortem | FF Podcast

This week, we talk about the results of the elections. We discuss “moving on” and the next steps for the Philippines during the new presidency.

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Candidate Duterte and the New President Syndrome | FF Podcast

Candidate Duterte and the New President Syndrome | FF Podcast

This week, we wrap up our election series with Candidate Rodrigo Duterte. We lay it all out in this final episode before the elections. We also talk about the New President Syndrome and why participating in politics doesn’t end on election day.

 

Links
https://www.hrw.org/report/2009/04/06/you-can-die-any-time/death-squad-killings-mindanao
http://www.theguardian.com/global-development-professionals-network/2016/apr/18/the-war-on-drugs-has-failed-time-to-stop-fighting-and-start-thinking
http://opinion.inquirer.net/94123/ones-walk-away-davao
https://youtu.be/kuq_uf9vN_8?t=59m50s

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