The Wholesome Show

A podcast

Rod's Umbrella Rentals and the Chinese Social Credit System!

Your phone rings. But instead of your normal ringtone*... it's a weird voice saying "The person calling you is dishonest! The person calling you is dishonest!"

Welcome to the brave new world of China's rapidly developing Social Credit System - where trustworthy citizens earn points they can convert into free umbrella rental, and the untrustworthy find themselves blocked from flights, loans, houses and decent ringtones.

We sat down to explore - also learning about a finance system based on dick pics! A hacker website called FraudBoom! And government vetoed trips to Bunnings!