Podcasts

Democracy in America

Democracy in America

The U.S. election has come, but not quite gone as President Trump continues to resist the otherwise apparent victory of Joe Biden. Notwithstanding...

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Amazonian Armageddon

Amazonian Armageddon

Once again, the Amazon is burning—and deforestation may be approaching a tipping point that could turn the world’s largest rain forest into dry...

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Has China Won?

Has China Won?

The competition between China and the United States is the defining geopolitical reality of the 21st century. The evolution of its new Great Game...

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Happy (?) Birthday

Happy (?) Birthday

  The United Nations turned 75 this year—but the pandemic overwhelmed its birthday party. The UN, built in a different world, has succeeded in...

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Battlegrounds

Battlegrounds

Do you think we live in a world that is increasingly dangerous, full of not just Great Power competitors, but potential enemies? A world of winners...

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Migrants (barely) Surviving

Migrants (barely) Surviving

 Like a great magician, the pandemic has drawn our attention away from things that are hiding in plain sight. One of those has been the plight of...

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A World Divided

A World Divided

The world's a mess.  The great powers today, the Chinese and the Americans, seem to disagree on most things. The UK has left the EU and the...

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Africa Agonistes

Africa Agonistes

South Sudan celebrated its hard-won independence in 2011, but today is considered one of the most fragile, even failed states in the world.  What...

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