Mar 16, 2020
Eshrat and Angela join the podcast to discuss the immediate impacts of the spread of Corona Virus on everyday people that are oft overlooked in situations such as this. For them and many like them, their everyday lives are about to be completely different, that is if they can rebuild from nothing.
The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange program is a jointly funded program between the US State Department and the German Bundestag. The program has been curtailed by the spread of the Corona Virus and all of the participating students are being repatriated, many back to home countries where they have no homes or apartments, no jobs, no health insurance, and very little in the form of support from their governments.
Read more about the enforced migration at their Change.org petition to stop it, or at least solicit more support: https://www.change.org/p/cbyx-ppp-german-bundestag-putting-kids-at-risk-with-forced-travel?source_location=topic_page&fbclid=IwAR33u9jDnmGHHC_neY-gw_omY73VzBESdnY1JJMCQZE0K_GTjTv9ArL_XXw
On this episode we are drinking O'Donnell Wilde Beere moonshine! We are excited to welcome O'Donnell Moonshine as a new schnapps sponsor for the podcast! This 'wild berry' moonshine is a delicious and smooth liquor that fills the mouth with flavor!
Find out more at www.odonnell.de
The podcast for thinkers, wanderers and drink'n'ponderers.
Matthew Hendershot is your host, accompanied by co-hosts, Jake and Justin plus many guests throughout this journey, a booze fueled jaunt through a new land with new customs and rules. In the spirit of unbridled curiosity and the will to experience everything this eclectic crew set out on adventures and conversations from the unique to the mundane and take shots at figuring out this crazy modern world. This happens both literally and figuratively as each episode is properly greased by everyone's favorite social lubricant in it's most unadulterated form, Schnapps!