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Hafta 412: The ‘most satisfying’ career and all the FIFA controversies
Dec 24 2022
Hafta 412: The ‘most satisfying’ career and all the FIFA controversies
It’s an all-Newslaundry panel this week with Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, Mehraj D Lone and Anand Vardhan. The conversation begins with speculation about Mehraj’s future career choices. Anand mentions bureaucracy while Manisha talks about the media. “If money isn’t your main priority, teaching is the best. The most satisfying in the long run,” adds Abhinandan. Then discussion shifts to what Abhinandan calls “the most exciting FIFA ever”, as the panel discusses all the controversial headlines, Messi’s big win and Qatar’s management of the tournament. “What was the stated objective of Qatar behind FIFA and was it counterproductive,” asks Abhinandan. Tune in!Hafta letters: NL interviews, renouncing citizenship, podcast player issuesSong: Auld Lang SyneTimecodes00:00:00 - Introduction00:02:42 - Headlines00:12:26 - Mehraj’s Future00:40:02 - Qatar and Fifa00:58:19 - Subscriber mails01:08:53 - RecommendationsRecommendationsManishaMunir Niazi - Aj da din Bob Dylan on Music's Golden Era vs. StreamingHighway 61 Revisited The Physical Genius AnandHow to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention EconomyMehrajIn Praise of IdlenessLionel Messi winning World Cup would define him but he’s already among the greatest of all‘It was a set-up, we were fooled’: the coal mine that ate an Indian villageAbhinandanThe Genius of Lionel Messi Just Walking AroundThe Last CupCheck out our previous Hafta recommendations.Produced and recorded by Tehreem Roshan, edited by Hassan Bilal.  Hosted on Acast. See for more information.