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With short, to the point Briefings on the issues dominating global politics today and in-depth Reports on major developments, Trend Lines brings World Politics Review's uncompromising analysis of international affairs to the world of podcasts.

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With short, to the point Briefings on the issues dominating global politics today and in-depth Reports on major developments, Trend Lines brings World Politics Review's uncompromising analysis of international affairs to the world of podcasts.

    Managing the Economic Fallout of the Coronavirus Pandemic

    Managing the Economic Fallout of the Coronavirus Pandemic

    In this week’s editors’ discussion on Trend Lines, WPR’s Judah Grunstein and Freddy Deknatel talk about the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic and government responses so far, as well as the balance policymakers must strike between containing the outbreak and mitigating the economic impact of doing so.

    • 35 min
    In the Response to Coronavirus, Echoes of Pandemics Past

    In the Response to Coronavirus, Echoes of Pandemics Past

    Since medieval times, outbreaks of disease have spurred the creation of narratives that cast blame on a foreign source. The coronavirus pandemic is no different. For this week’s interview on Trend Lines, Graham Mooney joins WPR’s Elliot Waldman to discuss lessons from history in the fight against COVID-19.

    • 31 min
    The Coronavirus Pandemic: Life Under—and After—Lockdown

    The Coronavirus Pandemic: Life Under—and After—Lockdown

    In this week’s editors’ discussion on Trend Lines, WPR’s Judah Grunstein and Freddy Deknatel talk about the transformation of daily life in countries facing lockdowns to battle the COVID-19 pandemic. They also discuss the longer-term impacts the pandemic is likely to have in Western democracies.

    • 32 min
    How the COVID-19 Pandemic Is Exposing and Exacerbating the EU’s Fissures

    How the COVID-19 Pandemic Is Exposing and Exacerbating the EU’s Fissures

    Europe is now the epicenter of the novel coronavirus pandemic, according to the World Health Organization. For this week’s interview on Trend Lines, Heather Conley joins WPR’s Elliot Waldman to discuss the EU’s response to the virus, and how the virus is adding to the many challenges facing Brussels.

    • 24 min
    Will the Model of an Interconnected World Survive the COVID-19 Pandemic?

    Will the Model of an Interconnected World Survive the COVID-19 Pandemic?

    In this week’s editors’ discussion on Trend Lines, WPR’s Judah Grunstein and Freddy Deknatel talk about the latest developments in the COVID-19 pandemic, including government responses, the competing narratives that are emerging, and questions of solidarity and resilience—both within countries and among them.

    • 33 min
    Iran Struggles to Navigate Cascading Crises at Home and Abroad

    Iran Struggles to Navigate Cascading Crises at Home and Abroad

    Last week, the International Atomic Energy Agency reported that Iran now has enough low-enriched uranium to manufacture a nuclear weapon with three or four months. For this week’s interview on Trend Lines, Dina Esfandiary joins WPR’s Elliot Waldman for a conversation about recent developments in Iran.

    • 28 min

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