Foreign Influence

Foreign Influence header image 1

Hong Kong Requiem • Checking Your Expat Privilege • Masks as Middle Fingers

May 25, 2020

It's the Foreign Influence Podcast, with American Bill Poorman and Dutchman Nikolaj Groeneweg taking you on a humorously serious and seriously humorous romp through the week's international events! This week:

• China lays the groundwork for a final crackdown on Hong Kong

• Reflecting on the privileges and restrictions of being an expat, based on this NYT article.

• Masks become a culture war icon, and we're baffled

Thanks for listening!

Reach out to us at hello@foreigninfluencepodcast.com or through social media. You'll find us individually on Twitter, but also check out our FI Facebook page, where we can continue the conversation.

Also, please sign up for our newsletter - the Foreign Influence Dispatch. We'll have links, more info, and commentary from us.

Please remember that, if you like what you hear or read, sharing is caring. 🙏

Stay safe, practice social distancing, and be nice to one another!

Bill & Nikolaj