The Guardian's Token

Starting in Australia and now in the UK, Token is a podcast about marginalised identities. But it's fun - we promise. We talk about race, gender, sexuality, culture, politics and whatever else makes you feel like a token in today's world. The only constants are fun, frank discussion and the freedom to politely ask awkward questions

https://www.theguardian.com/society/series/token

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 30m. Bisher sind 33 Folge(n) erschienen.
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Innermost: another episode of our new series


We wanted to bring you another episode from our Innermost series. In the last episode of our first season, two callers tell Leah Green how their relationships sent them down unexpected paths, one with criminal consequences Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts to hear the rest of the series


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Innermost: episode 1 of a new series


The Guardian has launched a new series called Innermost that we think you will like. Each week, callers will tell Leah Green what’s going on behind closed doors. In the first episode, we hear how an uncle’s funeral and meals with an emotionally distant brother help James and Jess think about their families in new and unexpected ways. Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts to hear the rest of the series


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 2020-06-25  16m
 
 

Why are there so few BAME leaders in Britain? – podcast


The Colour of Power project has shown that just 3% of Britain’s most powerful people are non-white. What can be done to change this?


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 2017-09-29  30m
 
 

Why are there so few BAME leaders in Britain? – podcast


The Colour of Power project has shown that just 3% of Britain’s most powerful people are non-white. What can be done to change this?


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 2017-09-29  30m
 
 

End of season 2 – Token podcast


Leah and Freddy bring you a quick update on Token. Unfortunaly it’s going to have to be put on pause because, among other things, there’s a general election taking place in the UK and their day jobs need all the time they have. They’re just so great! But they should be back sooner rather than later


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 2017-05-12  4m
 
 

The 'why do you walk like that?' episode – Token podcast


This week Leah Green and Fred McConnell are joined by Gideon Goldberg, their colleague and token disabled person. They discuss ‘when to ask’, inspiration porn, and the awkwardness of disabled summer camps


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 2017-04-12  30m
 
 

The I am Not Your Negro documentary episode - Token podcast


Leah Green and Fred McConnell are joined by Raoul Peck, director of the Oscar-nominated documentary I am Not Your Negro. They talk about the legacy of James Baldwin, white fragility and the irrelevance of #OscarsSoWhite I am Not Your Negro will be released in UK cinemas on 7th April


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 2017-03-31  25m
 
 

The 'I Am Not Your Negro' episode - Token podcast


Leah Green and Fred McConnell are joined by Raoul Peck, director of the Oscar-nominated documentary I am Not Your Negro. They talk about the legacy of James Baldwin, white fragility and the irrelevance of #OscarsSoWhite I am Not Your Negro will be released in UK cinemas on 7th April


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 2017-03-31  25m
 
 

The 'can you be an atheist Jew?' episode – Token podcast


Fred McConnell and Leah Green are joined by LA Times columnist and host of the Unorthodox podcast, Mark Oppenheimer


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 2017-03-14  31m
 
 

The 'I got the job because I'm Asian' episode – Token podcast


Fred McConnell and Leah Green are joined by the Guardian’s political editor Anushka Asthana. She talks about her experience of being a child of immigrants but wanting to be as white as possible, her passions for gender equality and how she’s benefited from other people’s racism WARNING: Contains very strong language


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 2017-03-03  28m