Podcasts 7 August 2020 Podcast: How to Be a Hero The New Statesman’s World Review podcast with Emily Tamkin and Ido Vock. MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images Li Wenliang, a 34-year-old ophthalmologist, died of Covid-19 in Wuhan, China, after warning his colleagues about a dangerous new strain of pneumonia Stay informedGet the New Statesman's World Review email SIGN UP On this week's episode, Emily Tamkin in Washington, DC, and Ido Vock in Tbilisi are joined from New York by the New Statesman's Sophie McBain to discuss her essay in ths New Statesman's summer special issue about what heroism looks like in the age of Covid-19. Then, in You Ask Us, they take your questions on new forms of nationalism and what a Biden presidency would mean for American troops in the Middle East. Send us your questions for future episodes via Twitter @statesmanworld and read Sophie's long read on heroism here. You can subscribe to the podcast on Apple here, on Google/Android here or with this RSS feed: https://play.acast.com/s/world-review, or listen using the player below: › Why Stephen Emmott fears the next pandemic could kill a billion people Subscribe To stay on top of global affairs and enjoy even more international coverage subscribe for just £1 per month!