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The globe is beset by giant problems that don’t respect political boundaries. But are political actors up to the task of solving them? Global Translations unpacks the political roadblocks to smart policy decisions, examining the long-term costs of the short-term thinking that drives many political and business decisions. Hosted by Luiza Savage and powered by POLITICO journalists around the world, Global Translations is a POLITICO podcast, presented by Citi, a leading global bank.

The globe is beset by giant problems that don’t respect political boundaries. But are political actors up to the task of solving them? Global Translations unpacks the political roadblocks to smart policy decisions, examining the long-term costs of the short-term thinking that drives many political and business decisions. Hosted by Luiza Savage and powered by POLITICO journalists around the world, Global Translations is a POLITICO podcast, presented by Citi, a leading global bank.

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The globe is beset by giant problems that don’t respect political boundaries. But are political actors up to the task of solving them? Global Translations unpacks the political roadblocks to smart policy decisions, examining the long-term costs of the short-term thinking that drives many political and business decisions. Hosted by Luiza Savage and powered by POLITICO journalists around the world, Global Translations is a POLITICO podcast, presented by Citi, a leading global bank.

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Episodes

Sponsored content: The surprising green revolution happening in finance

9/5/2019
The politics of climate change are frozen in Washington. But beyond the Beltway, action on climate is heating up faster than ever. And you don’t have to look far to find it. As America walks away from the Paris climate agreement, cities, states and big companies are throwing their weight behind climate solutions — setting ambitious policy and investing hundreds of billions of dollars. This special branded episode of Global Translations was produced by POLITICO’s in-house brand content...

Duration:00:23:54

How climate change will reshape global power dynamics

8/29/2019
Even if nations live up to the commitments they made in the Paris climate agreement, the world will still grow warmer. What will melting sea ice and continued drought mean for the balance of global power? Interviews include: · Sherri Goodman, senior fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center Polar Institute· Simon Dalby, professor of geography and environmental studies at Wilfrid Laurier University· Gary Litman, vice president for global initiatives at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Duration:00:31:59

A new tone from some in GOP on climate change -- but mostly behind closed doors

8/22/2019
Driven by a public clamoring for action and pressure from corporate CEOs, lawmakers are noting an evolution in attitudes toward climate action among some of their Republican colleagues – a subtle but significant shift in tone that could pave the way for modest legislation this year. Guests include:Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR)Rep. Francis Rooney (R-FL)Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE)Catherine McKenna, Canada’s first foreign minister for climate and the environment Dan Byers, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Duration:00:32:56

The U.S. left a hole in climate leadership. China is filling it

8/15/2019
Call it the China climate paradox. Often considered the bogeyman of global climate diplomacy, China is making greater and faster strides than expected away from fossil fuels, all part of a long-term economic strategy to dominate in critical technologies. POLITICO's Luiza Ch. Savage, Matt Daily, Darren Samuelsohn and Ryan Heath unpack what that means for the U.S. and other nations. Interviews include:Jonathan Pershing, former U.S. special envoy for climate change and a key negotiator in the...

Duration:00:41:21

Sponsored content: Embracing fintech in the fight against extinction

8/1/2019
Artificial intelligence. Facial recognition. Lightning fast networks. The pace of technological change is dizzying - and upending industries, transforming the consumer experience and challenging the way lawmakers craft policy. So how are some of the world’s leading companies innovating to avoid extinction? This special branded episode of Global Translations was produced by POLITICO’s in-house brand content studio, POLITICO Focus. POLITICO’s editorial team was not involved in the creation of...

Duration:00:29:07

The struggle to write the rulebook for social media

7/25/2019
Social media firms say governments risk cleaving the global internet if they overdo rules for the platforms. And one member of Congress worries some of his colleagues are too technologically illiterate to even get the rules right. So how are governments and regulators responding to misinformation, disinformation and hateful content online? Interviews include: · Rep. Ro Khanna, D-Calif. · Věra Jourová, European commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality · Paris Martineau,...

Duration:00:36:41

The new Sputnik: China challenges the U.S. in global A.I. race

7/18/2019
Artificial intelligence is poised to transform the world. And just as Sputnik's launch brought fears of a foreign power's mastery of technology, the anxiety behind this battle for control of artificial intelligence is driven by fears of what an authoritarian power could do with it. Interviews include: · John Everett, director of the Information Innovation Office, DARPA · Wendy Hall, co-author of the UK’s AI strategy · Elsa Kania, senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security ·...

Duration:00:31:19

Dissecting America's mixed signals in challenging China on tech

7/11/2019
The dominance of the Chinese tech firm Huawei in 5G and its close relationship with the Chinese government are seen as a dire threat to America and its allies, and they're animating the Trump administration's demands to block the company from building internet infrastructure in western democracies. Interviews include: · Zen Soo, South China Morning Post· FCC Chairman Ajit Pai· German MP Peter Beyer· Robert Strayer, deputy assistant secretary of State for cyber· Laura Dawson, director of the...

Duration:00:33:50

Sponsored content: Rethinking America’s role in global trade

6/27/2019
In this special branded episode of Global Translations, sponsored by Citi, we are revisiting our understanding of global trade. We’ll speak with Mike Corbat, the CEO of Citi, and Randall Stephenson, the CEO of AT&T, about how they are riding the economic shift to services. This episode was crafted by POLITICO Focus, POLITICO’s in-house brand content studio, and Citi. POLITICO's editorial department has no involvement in the creation of this episode.

Duration:00:19:27

The world according to Robert Lighthizer

6/20/2019
Companies and foreign governments are scrambling to adjust to a world in which tariffs could escalate and the very foundations of world trading rules are in doubt. And there is fear they’ll be forced to take sides between the reigning global superpower and its rising rival. Interviews include: · Caroline Freund, director of trade, regional integration and investment climate and the World Bank · Tom Lix, CEO of Cleveland Whiskey· Dan Ujzco, international trade and customs attorney with...

Duration:00:35:21

The new politics of trade

6/13/2019
As Donald Trump fights tariff wars around the world, he's upended the usual politics of trade and put politicians from both parties in an awkward spot. Many 2020 Democrats are trying to out-tough the president on the trade fight with China, while Republicans who believe in lower tariffs are struggling to rein in the president's professed love of them. Interviews include: · Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO· Lori Wallach, director of ‘Global Trade Watch’ at Public Citizen· Sen Chuck...

Duration:00:34:17

The method and the madness

6/6/2019
Donald Trump is not winging it. Or at least he’s not totally winging it. However improvisational his daily machinations on trade may seem, Trump and his team are acting on a well-developed theory of the case, one that has been decades in the making. Interview include: · Dan Ujzco, international trade and customs attorney with Dickinson Wright· Carla Hills, former United States Trade Representative· Mike Froman, former United States Trade Representative· Christine McDaniel, trade economist at...

Duration:00:30:38

Global Politico is now Global Translations

6/4/2019
What if you were witnessing the most pivotal moment in a generation -- one that would determine the future of technology, trade, the climate of the planet -- and you didn't even realize it, because you were too distracted by partisan fights on social media and shouting matches on cable news? Global Translations unlocks the power of POLITICO's newsrooms across the globe to help you understand the method behind the madness of the most pressing issues in the world today. In season one, we're...

Duration:00:01:35

What comes next in a world disrupted

4/16/2018
In her last episode as host of the show, Susan joins her "partner in crime" Blake Hounshell, the editor of POLITICO Magazine, to make sense of the ways the Trump Administration has disrupted Washington's relations with the world. Blake turns the tables on Susan, as he asks a few questions of his own. A note for listeners: Watch this space! Stay subscribed to the Global Politico so you don't miss what's coming next from the team at POLITICO.

Duration:00:38:45

Trump vs Putin? Time to be ‘scared’

4/9/2018
Contributing writer to The Atlantic Julia Ioffe joins The Global Politico for a comprehensive conversation on all things Russia.

Duration:00:47:14

Hugh Hewitt gives rare praise for Trump’s national security purge

4/2/2018
Conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt, an influential voice among national security conservatives, is struggling over what to think of the GOP’s Trumpian remake. He joins The Global Politico to discuss Trump’s temperament, his love of Ronald Regan, and the new team of incoming Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and national security adviser John Bolton.

Duration:00:38:08

Jake Sullivan: "Difficult to overestimate the potential danger John Bolton could put us in"

3/26/2018
John Bolton has advocated for war with Iran and North Korea. He loathes the United Nations, disdains international law, and still thinks the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq was the right idea. Hillary Clinton’s top foreign policy adviser Jake Sullivan joins The Global Politico to discuss the Bolton pick, Rex Tillerson's Twitter firing and where's the U.S. place in foreign policy leadership going forward.

Duration:00:54:46

Adam Schiff: I thought there would be more Jeff Flakes, John McCains and Bob Corkers

3/19/2018
Days ago, Republican abruptly shut down the committee’s yearlong investigation of President Trump and the 2016 Russian election meddling, Congressman Adam Schiff joins The Global Politico to discuss how it all went down, what it’s like when a congressional committee melts down and what he thinks comes next in the investigations of the president that are still ongoing.

Duration:00:40:38

Chuck Todd on the high wire act of covering Trump

3/12/2018
"Meet the Press" host Chuck Todd sits down with Susan Glasser to discuss covering this most unusual of White Houses amid the chaos and upheaval of the last few weeks. Chuck also explains what it's like to be attacked by the president and how the nature of television reporting has changed in the Trump era.

Duration:00:38:09

Naftali Bennett: ‘I Intend to Be the Prime Minister of Israel’

3/8/2018
Is the Bibi era over? A conversation with Naftali Bennett, the brash right-winger who wants to succeed Benjamin Netanyahu.

Duration:00:34:53