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A Geopolitical Chinwag with your host Misha Zelinsky.Get the inside tips from leading bigwigs and thinkers on Australia’s place in the 21st Century. Because what the world needs is another nerdy political podcast.

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A Geopolitical Chinwag with your host Misha Zelinsky.Get the inside tips from leading bigwigs and thinkers on Australia’s place in the 21st Century. Because what the world needs is another nerdy political podcast.

    Laura Rosenberger: Open v Closed? Securing democracies from misinformation and interference.

    Laura Rosenberger: Open v Closed? Securing democracies from misinformation and interference.

    Laura Rosenberger is the director of the Alliance for Securing Democracy and a senior fellow at The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF).Laura is a global expert in foreign interference and misinformation campaigns. Before she joined GMF,...

    • 58 min
    Mike Murphy: Never Trump? The Future of the Republican Party and Election 2020

    Mike Murphy: Never Trump? The Future of the Republican Party and Election 2020

    Mike Murphy is a legendary political consultant and one of the Republican Party's most successful ever campaigners. Mike has handled media and strategy for more than 26 successful Republican campaigns including Jeb Bush, Mitt Romney and Arnold...

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Bonus Content: Senator Kristina Keneally and Misha Zelinsky in panel discussion on COVID-19, immigration and trade policy.

    Bonus Content: Senator Kristina Keneally and Misha Zelinsky in panel discussion on COVID-19, immigration and trade policy.

    This is a special content episode!Senator Kristina Keneally is the Shadow Minister for Home Affairs and Immigration and Citizenship. Senator Keneally is Labor's deputy leader in the Senate and also served as the first female premier of NSW.Misha...

    • 54 min
    Tarun Chhabra – The China Card: How progressives should deal with an assertive Chinese Communist Party

    Tarun Chhabra – The China Card: How progressives should deal with an assertive Chinese Communist Party

    Tarun Chhabra is a fellow at the Brookings Institution, and also with the Center for Security and Emerging Technology at Georgetown University. His current research focuses on U.S. grand strategy, U.S.-China relations, and U.S. alliances. Tarun is a...

    • 59 min
    Professor Ross Garnaut: Bouncing back from COVID - how renewables can make Australia a manufacturing superpower

    Professor Ross Garnaut: Bouncing back from COVID - how renewables can make Australia a manufacturing superpower

    Professor Ross Garnaut is one of Australia’s most distinguished economists and a global expert on climate change, trade, and energy policy. He was Prime Minister Bob Hawke’s principal economic advisor and was Australia’s Ambassador to China. He’s lead...

    • 32 min
    Richard McGregor: The war within the war on COVID-19

    Richard McGregor: The war within the war on COVID-19

    Richard McGregor is an internationally recognised expert on the Chinese political system and a senior fellow at the Lowy Institute.McGregor's book, The Party, on the inner-workings of the Chinese Communist Party is considered the pre-eminent text for understanding the CCP and was called a "masterpiece" by The Economist and a must read" by the Washington Post.A former Bureau Chief for the Financial Times in Beijing and Washington D.C., Richard has been published in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times and The Sydney Morning Herald and The Australian. He is also a regular commentator on the ABC, CNBC and Bloomberg TV.Misha Zelinsky caught up with Richard for a chinwag about the COVID-19 crisis and what this means for the world, including the escalated US-China rivalry and who is winning, how Xi Jinping is using the crisis to his advantage, how fake news is making the problems worse in the west, how democracies are struggling under the weight of the challenge and losing soft power, the pivotal battle underway in the pacific and why its critical we engage the Chinese diaspora in western values.

    • 47 min

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