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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.

Latest Episodes

Sponsored content: The surprising green revolution happening in finance

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 studio, POLITICO Focus. POLITICO’s editorial team was not involved in the creation of this episode. Interviews include: Mike Bloomberg, the former Mayor of New York City Carl Pope, the former Executive Director of the Sierra Club Ed Skyler, the Executive Vice President for Global Public Affairs at Citi

23 MIN2019 SEP 5
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Sponsored content: The surprising green revolution happening in finance

How climate change will reshape global power dynamics

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

31 MIN2019 AUG 29
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How climate change will reshape global power dynamics

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

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

32 MIN2019 AUG 22
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A new tone from some in GOP on climate change -- but mostly behind closed doors

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

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 Paris climate agreementBarbara Finamore, senior strategic director for Asia at the NRDCCatherine McKenna, Canada’s first foreign minister for climate and the environmentJulie Cerqueira, executive director of the U.S. Climate Alliance

41 MIN2019 AUG 15
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The U.S. left a hole in climate leadership. China is filling it

Sponsored content: Embracing fintech in the fight against extinction

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 this episode.Interviews include:Stephen Bird, the CEO of Citi’s Global Consumer BankThomas Kurian, CEO of Google Cloud

29 MIN2019 AUG 1
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Sponsored content: Embracing fintech in the fight against extinction

The struggle to write the rulebook for social media

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, journalist · Heidi Tworek, University of British Columbia · Joshua Tucker, New York University · Nick Pickles, global senior strategist for public policy at Twitter

36 MIN2019 JUL 25
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The struggle to write the rulebook for social media

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

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 · Lynne Parker, assistant director of artificial intelligence at the White House office of science and technology policy · Elissa Strome, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research · Amy Webb, NYU Stern School of Business

31 MIN2019 JUL 18
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The new Sputnik: China challenges the U.S. in global A.I. race

Dissecting America's mixed signals in challenging China on tech

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 Canada Institute at the Wilson Center· Yasheng Huang, MIT Sloan School of Business

33 MIN2019 JUL 11
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Dissecting America's mixed signals in challenging China on tech

Sponsored content: Rethinking America’s role in global trade

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.

19 MIN2019 JUN 27
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Sponsored content: Rethinking America’s role in global trade

The world according to Robert Lighthizer

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 Dickinson Wright· Goldy Hyder, president and CEO of the Business Council of Canada· James Bacchus, former chief judge of WTO appellate body· Lawrence Lau, professor of economics at the Chinese University of Hong Kong

35 MIN2019 JUN 20
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The world according to Robert Lighthizer

Latest Episodes

Sponsored content: The surprising green revolution happening in finance

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 studio, POLITICO Focus. POLITICO’s editorial team was not involved in the creation of this episode. Interviews include: Mike Bloomberg, the former Mayor of New York City Carl Pope, the former Executive Director of the Sierra Club Ed Skyler, the Executive Vice President for Global Public Affairs at Citi

23 MIN2019 SEP 5
Comments
Sponsored content: The surprising green revolution happening in finance

How climate change will reshape global power dynamics

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

31 MIN2019 AUG 29
Comments
How climate change will reshape global power dynamics

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

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

32 MIN2019 AUG 22
Comments
A new tone from some in GOP on climate change -- but mostly behind closed doors

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

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 Paris climate agreementBarbara Finamore, senior strategic director for Asia at the NRDCCatherine McKenna, Canada’s first foreign minister for climate and the environmentJulie Cerqueira, executive director of the U.S. Climate Alliance

41 MIN2019 AUG 15
Comments
The U.S. left a hole in climate leadership. China is filling it

Sponsored content: Embracing fintech in the fight against extinction

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 this episode.Interviews include:Stephen Bird, the CEO of Citi’s Global Consumer BankThomas Kurian, CEO of Google Cloud

29 MIN2019 AUG 1
Comments
Sponsored content: Embracing fintech in the fight against extinction

The struggle to write the rulebook for social media

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, journalist · Heidi Tworek, University of British Columbia · Joshua Tucker, New York University · Nick Pickles, global senior strategist for public policy at Twitter

36 MIN2019 JUL 25
Comments
The struggle to write the rulebook for social media

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

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 · Lynne Parker, assistant director of artificial intelligence at the White House office of science and technology policy · Elissa Strome, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research · Amy Webb, NYU Stern School of Business

31 MIN2019 JUL 18
Comments
The new Sputnik: China challenges the U.S. in global A.I. race

Dissecting America's mixed signals in challenging China on tech

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 Canada Institute at the Wilson Center· Yasheng Huang, MIT Sloan School of Business

33 MIN2019 JUL 11
Comments
Dissecting America's mixed signals in challenging China on tech

Sponsored content: Rethinking America’s role in global trade

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.

19 MIN2019 JUN 27
Comments
Sponsored content: Rethinking America’s role in global trade

The world according to Robert Lighthizer

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 Dickinson Wright· Goldy Hyder, president and CEO of the Business Council of Canada· James Bacchus, former chief judge of WTO appellate body· Lawrence Lau, professor of economics at the Chinese University of Hong Kong

35 MIN2019 JUN 20
Comments
The world according to Robert Lighthizer
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