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Official home IRR podcasts, such as The Daily Friend Show.

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The Daily Friend Show

609 EPISODES |  Podcast, ±31 min episode every 2 days
The Daily Friend Show is a 30-minute current affairs podcast featuring our analysts and writers. It presents a liberal perspective on the political, social and economic issues of the day.

No topic is taboo, nothing is off-limits. Our team of analysts and writers from South Africa's fastest-growing liberal news site -


2 Crickets In A Thorn Tree

130 EPISODES |  Podcast, ±1 hr 22 min episode every 1 week, 3 days
Nicholas Lorimer and Gabriel Crouse provide their unique take on everything and anything going on in South Africa and the world at large, with a focus on history, philosophy and current affairs.

Getting away with murder in South Africa, Russian oligarchs, American elections and geopolitical strategy all feature in this unconventional podcast.

Freedom Fanatics

144 EPISODES |  Podcast, ±20 min episode every 3 days
Hosted by the astute and engaging Phila Shongwe, Freedom Fanatics offers thought-provoking, probing, and thoroughly researched content featuring one-on-one conversations with academics, public figures, and thought leaders on economics, public policy, and news events that shape your world.

Phila aims to defend and promote liberal and democratic values through his conversations and make the case for liberty at every turn. The hour-long interview format of the show lends itself to doing just that.

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