Welcome to 2020! President Donald Trump kicks off the year with a surgical strike taking out General Soleimani, Iran’s top military official, and Iran struck back at American sites in Iraq. Thankfully the crisis has now been averted thanks to Trump deciding to enforce economic sanctions rather than pursuing further military retaliation, but it proved to be an explosive start to Season 4 of the Trump Presidency following the cliffhanger ending of Season 3 with Trump’s impeachment in the House. Steve and Ben discuss the latest in Trump world, as well as an intriguing story about Israel’s food tech scene experimenting with insects and computer designed sweeteners in an attempt to solve the medium term problem of how to feed the world’s population as its projected to hit ten billion by 2050.

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