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One issue in global politics explained each week, so you understand what’s really going on, why it’s happening, and what’s likely to happen next. Dr. Keith Suter is Australia's leading media commentator on global affairs and geopolitics. This series gives you the global truths in straightforward and short episodes.

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Global Truths with Dr Keith Suter LiSTNR

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    • 4.7 • 187 Ratings

One issue in global politics explained each week, so you understand what’s really going on, why it’s happening, and what’s likely to happen next. Dr. Keith Suter is Australia's leading media commentator on global affairs and geopolitics. This series gives you the global truths in straightforward and short episodes.

For more episodes download the free LiSTNR app

    The future of ownership

    The future of ownership

    A viral video might signal the end of personal ownership. Dr Keith Suter dispels misinformation while discussing Circular Economies, the Internet of things and the future of Privacy.
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    • 16 min
    A rise in privatised warfare

    A rise in privatised warfare

    Hired soldiers known as mercenaries have been around as long as modern war itself. So what's causing the current rise in these outsourced armies? Dr Keith Suter details a brief history of mercenaries, why a resurgence in their use is leading to the privatisation of war, and which group employed by Putin is said to be after Ukraine's leader Volodymyr Zelensky.
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    • 17 min
    What would it take to end the world?

    What would it take to end the world?

    Nuclear war? Pandemics? What event could really mean the end? Dr Keith Suter brings a surprisingly optimistic outlook to this question as he tracks the past catastrophes humanity has survived through, and why the end of the world might not be as close as doomsayers believe.
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    • 20 min
    Global superpowers of the future

    Global superpowers of the future

    What makes a country a 'superpower'? And which nations are emerging as ones to watch in the political landscape? Dr Keith Suter breaks down the term, gives a history of how the superpowers of today's world came to be so powerful, and what we can expect to see in the near future.
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    • 19 min
    Putin's Russia and the climate crisis

    Putin's Russia and the climate crisis

    Hopes of tackling climate change have been thrown into doubt in a recent article examining the impacts of Putin's current plans for Russia. Dr Keith Suter explains the political context behind Russia's government, what 'petro-politics' means and how its shaping our world, and why it might be up to China to decide how this whole situation will end.
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    • 21 min
    A global summit to rival the west

    A global summit to rival the west

    NATO and the G7 summit usually dominate the media cycle when they meet. So why is there so much coverage of this year's BRICS summit? Dr Keith Suter explains what BRICS is, how it was formed, and what impact its meeting might have on the west.
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    • 17 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
187 Ratings

187 Ratings

Wengers101 ,

The best

This has been my favourite podcast for many years. Taught me heaps and encouraged me to read more about the various topics.

i havetgot any nicknames left ,

Batiks

Love podcast but Kate needs to drop the intro to Keith it’s over the top Keith must have a big horn after each intro

Taz ladki ,

Keith’s Truth

For someone who has so many degrees, Keith should know better than to present a single view on something and then call it truth.

As a post-graduate student in international relations I think he touches on a lot of good points and research, but he is really only presenting one world view.

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