Russia’s armed invasion of Ukraine has already exacted a horrible human price. Thousands of persons are lifeless and over 1,000,000 have been displaced. In condemning Russia’s actions, different nations the world over have sought to hit the nation with a broad array of financial sanctions. One of these sanctions targets a number of massive Russian banks, and will have repercussions throughout the globe.
This week on Gadget Lab, we discuss with Rachel Rizzo, a senior fellow on the Atlantic Council, in regards to the financial repercussions of kicking main Russian banks out of Swift. Then, WIRED workers author Aarian Marshall joins us to speak about how the struggle has affected gig staff in Ukraine.
Read Aarian’s story about gig workers in Ukraine.
Aarian recommends happening a stroll to clear your head. Lauren recommends the Maintenance Phase podcast, which tackles the worst points of the wellness motion. Mike recommends the podcast Our Struggle, which is all in regards to the sequence of autobiographical novels by Karl Ove Knausgård.
Rachel Rizzo might be discovered on Twitter @RachelRizzo. Aarian Marshall is @AarianMarshall Lauren Goode is @LaurenGoode. Michael Calore is @snackfight. Bling the principle hotline at @GadgetLab. The present is produced by Boone Ashworth (@booneashworth). Our theme music is by Solar Keys.
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