The Heat Podcast

July 17, 2019

What’s behind the US immigration crisis?

On The Heat Podcast, host Anand Naidoo talks with Sarah Pierce, policy analyst at the Migration Policy Institute, about who exactly is making the harrowing journey to the United States and why and what exactly is happening at the country’s southern border.

July 11, 2019

How does a trade war hurt American and Chinese consumers?

What does a trade war look like? In China, beef prices are at their highest level in more than a decade. Meanwhile, nearly 1,200 of Wisconsin’s dairy farms have shut down in just two years. On today’s episode of The Heat Podcast, host Anand Naidoo talks with CGTN’s senior international affairs correspondent Nathan King about what a trade war means in dollars and cents for American and Chinese consumers.

July 9, 2019

How can Democrats win back the White House?

On this episode of The Heat Podcast host Anand Naidoo joins by radio host and columnist Charles Ellison to discuss whether we’re witnessing is a dawning of a new day for the Democrats and, if so, how that changes the road to the White House in 2020.

June 28, 2019

How Trump’s arms deal impacts US – Saudi relations

While the Congress will take up an arms deal with Saudi Arabia next month, President Trump has already vowed to veto any legislation. On the next The Heat Podcast we talk with Joel Rubin, professor and the U.S. State Department’s former senior official to the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

June 5, 2019

Friend or foe? Unpacking Trump’s UK visit

The U.K. and U.S. have shared a unique bond dating back centuries. Then came President Donald Trump. Anand Naidoo talks with correspondent Simon Marks about his long-delayed, yet highly anticipated U.K. visit, Brexit and PM Theresa May’s upcoming exit.

The Heat podcast
May 9, 2019

Introducing The Heat and what we’re all about

The Heat delves into one big news story every episode and breaks down how these stories impact people like you. We are talking to experts and journalists from around to world with the goal of bringing your perspectives based on first-hand accounts.