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A journey around the world through conversation. News reporting is heavily influenced by business & political models that capitalize on narratives of crisis, war, and disaster. As a result we get a distorted view of what life actually looks like for large segments of the planet, as we’re conditioned to accept stereotypes, political narratives, and judgements that have little basis in reality. Through open conversation and personal stories, Latitude Adjustment will highlight places & communit ...
 
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Isra Chaker is a force of nature, and we were lucky to get a few minutes to interrupt her whirlwind of advocacy, public speaking, and campaign organizing on issues ranging from Islamophobia and bullying, to refugees and asylum seekers, to the so-called “Muslim Ban” imposed by the current US administration. We talk about her experiences growing ...…
 
Meena Menon is the author of three books, and her reporting career has seen her covering a broad range of topics in India, and also took her to Islamabad, Pakistan as the correspondent for The Hindu. We discuss her experiences as an Indian reporting from Pakistan as well as India-Pakistan relations, the suicides of tens of thousands of Indian f ...…
 
“Know more. Carry less.” That’s the philosophy behind the Boulder Outdoor Survival School where Eli teaches traditional and primitive survival skills (the knowledge and techniques used by indigenous peoples as opposed to military training). For its most intense course, BOSS takes students out on a 28-day trek through the Utah desert, where they ...…
 
We hear a lot about Iran in the Western press and from Western politicians, but we rarely seem to hear from the Iranian people themselves. This week’s episode is the first of what we hope are many efforts to try and correct that omission. Our guest is a young woman who is a documentary photographer from Tehran. Be sure to check the post for thi ...…
 
Txell is an Italian, French, English, Spanish, Catalan and Finnish linguist. And while she’s lived in Barcelona since 2014, she’s originally from the Comunidad Valenciana just to the south of Catalonia. She offers a unique outsider/ insider perspective on the independence movement in Catalonia. In October of 2017 the regional government of Cata ...…
 
Bruno is from Asturias, Spain, and is a co-founder of No Name Kitchen, an NGO that provides food, sleeping bags, basic necessities, and a community space for refugees in transit along the Serbian and Bosnian borders with Croatia. In addition to providing basic services, No Name Kitchen has also become a primary point of contact for those who ha ...…
 
Abdul worked with the US military in Afghanistan before having to flee the country after receiving death threats and having several friends and family members killed by the Taliban. What followed was an overland odyssey across Pakistan, Iran, Turkey, the Balkans, and back and forth across the EU, until he was able to claim asylum in France, whe ...…
 
Rosine is from Togo, but was trafficked to the US at 13 years old and forced to work for free on both coasts of the US, and later into a coerced marriage, until she was freed with her two young sons as the result of an ICE raid when she was 17 years old. Rosine then had to go through foster care in various American cities, waking up at 5am ever ...…
 
Yaari is a member of the Yupik tribe, and originally from the town of Savoonga, on St. Lawrence Island, Alaska. She now resides in Anchorage, Alaska, where, in addition to being an activist, author, and entrepreneur, she works at the Alaska Native Heritage Center. Yaari has been on a journey, as a survivor of physical abuse, substance abuse, an ...…
 
Cory Lee started Curb Free With Cory Lee, a travel blog for people who use wheelchairs and with accessibility needs. So far he's been to 6 continents and also tours as a public speaker. Aside from accessible travel we talk about Spinal Muscular Atrophy, the importance of self-advocacy, educating the public about wheelchair access, working for O ...…
 
April Reese is an environmental journalist based in Santa Fe, New Mexico, though her reporting has taken her all over the US, and around Australia where she drove clear around the continent. April explains the challenges of maintaining professional distance from subjects that impact all life on earth, and we discuss why it seems to be so diffic ...…
 
I caught up with David in Tijuana after his vehicle was taken away by the Mexican authorities upon crossing the border from California. We talk about pretty much everything you’d want to know about Mexico, from the stories he heard from migrant laborers while he was working as a press translator, the disappearances and mass graves scattered thr ...…
 
Matthew Derrick is the founder of Squat the Planet, an "online community for misfit travelers". Starting out as a personal travel journal StP has evolved into an online community of anarchists, travel punks, train hoppers, and people from all walks of life connected by a commitment to "travel by any means necessary". Matt and I talk about his t ...…
 
In the second half of our conversation Jade and I talk about the politics around being a "passport baby" in Canada, and the framing of immigration and citizenship in Canadian politics. Then we dive into political philosophy, discussing classical liberalism, various forms of communism, class consciousness, fascism, and some of the common distort ...…
 
I speak with Lebanese political writer, Jade Saab, about growing up in Lebanon, the country's struggle to balance institutionalized sectarianism with democracy, post colonial history, the Civil War, the 2015 garbage crisis, notions of direct democracy, and more. In the second half of our interview (episode 11) we'll discuss Jade's recent move t ...…
 
Cornelius Vango, is a traveler, musician, artist, and the genderqueer anarchist librarian of Slab City. Cornelius recently finished hitchhiking across Alaska with their dog Satan, and I caught up with them in Fresno, during the last segment of their long bus drive back to the Southern California desert. Latitude Adjustment website (with links t ...…
 
Born in Sri Lanka to Sri Lankan parents, Shanil spent his early childhood in Malawi, before moving to Sri Lanka as an adolescent. He’s currently pursuing his PhD in Energy Justice in Australia, while bouncing between Malawi and Sri Lanka for his nonprofit work with Empower, an organization that helps local communities form cooperatives to take ...…
 
Ndeye and I cover a lot of ground in this episode, from her initial impressions of American culture as a 19-year-old international student, changes in Senegal since she left to pursue her education, civil rights in the US and Senegal, religion in her life and in Senegalese culture, why she wants more African Americans to visit and connect to Af ...…
 
In this second of a two-part interview, Aram & I discuss the process of his arrival in Germany, his family back in Syria, his thoughts about the use and abuse of the term "refugee" and his complex relationship to this word, and the differences in how religious identity is discussed and inhabited in Syria and in Germany. And some thoughts on the ...…
 
Aram AlSaed was a paramedic and a student of fine arts before he left Syria in 2015, traveling by bus, plane, boat, and by foot to reach Germany, stopping along the way to provide medical and translation support for other refugees. In this first of a two-part interview, I speak with him about life in Syria before the war, when things began to c ...…
 
Clara is one of those people who just seem programmed from birth to dive into life with both feet and to experience as many things as possible along the way. And aside from stints as a professional boxer and a wilderness firefighter, she's seen a lot of the world from some unusual vantage points. I met Clara in New Mexico about 9 years ago, bef ...…
 
For this first episode I talk to my buddy Andrius in Vilnius, Lithuania. We met each other in Istanbul in 2015 and hit it off over beers and politics. He shares his experiences growing up after the dissolution of the Soviet Union, his experiences traveling in Western Europe as an Eastern European, learning to let go of certain things in Asia, L ...…
 
Check out the supplemental videos and reading suggestions for this episode at LatitideAdjustmentPod.com/podcast Yousef and I met in Gaza in 2013. In this long-format episode we discuss life in Gaza under 11 years of siege imposed by Israel and Egypt, his travels and his personal losses, the ongoing Great March of Return Protests, solidarity wit ...…
 
I met Tara in Cairo in 2012, and then again in Washington DC. She's been on the move for a long time, both as a veteran Middle East photojournalist with Reuters and AP and now with her own production company which helps humanitarian nonprofits tell their stories through mixed media. We discuss her intense first day on the job in Beirut, how she ...…
 
Welcome to Latitude Adjustment and to your journey around the world through conversation! This will be an interview-format show, but for this initial teaser episode I'll be introducing myself and offering some reflections from my years of solo travel across the Middle East, North Africa, South Asia, Europe, and the US-Mexico borderlands. Also, ...…
 
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