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World Review is the global affairs podcast from the New Statesman, hosted by Jeremy Cliffe in Berlin and Emily Tamkin in Washington D.C.

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World Review is the global affairs podcast from the New Statesman, hosted by Jeremy Cliffe in Berlin and Emily Tamkin in Washington D.C.

    What we learned from the G7

    What we learned from the G7

    Jeremy Cliffe in Berlin and Emily Tamkin in Washington DC debrief on the G7 summit, which concluded today in Cornwall, UK. They ask: what did the first in-person multilateral since before the pandemic reveal about the state of western geopolitics?


    Read all of the New Statesman's G7 coverage and analysis at www.newstatesman.com/g7
     
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    Germany after Merkel - live at the Progressive Governance Summit

    Germany after Merkel - live at the Progressive Governance Summit

    Jeremy Cliffe is joined by Michael Miebach, Chair and Co-Founder of Das Progressive Zentrum, and Constanze Stelzenmüller of the Brookings Institution to discuss the future of German politics after Angela Merkel steps down.


    This episode was recorded live at the Progressive Governance Summit. The New Statesman was proud to be a media partner and hosted several events. Sessions are available to watch on demand now.


    Read more:
    Annalena Baerbock: the woman who could become Germany’s first Green chancellor


    No experiments: Armin Laschet is elected leader of Germany’s CDU


    Podcast: Who will replace Angela Merkel as German chancellor?
     
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    G7: What now for US multilateralism?

    G7: What now for US multilateralism?

    Ahead of the G7 summit starting on June 11, Jeremy Cliffe in Berlin and Emily Tamkin in Washington DC are joined by Rachel Rizzo, Director of Programmes at the Truman Center, to discuss what Joe Biden will be bringing to the table at his first multilateral talks since taking office. They also look ahead to the US President's first bilateral meeting with Vladmir Putin, and take your questions on whether the G7 is still appropriate as a global forum.


    To submit a question for You Ask Us, please email podcasts@newstatesman.co.uk


    Read more:
    Jeremy Cliffe: can the G7 nations rebuild a global alliance?
    Gordon Brown: how to mend a failing world
    Leader: The new age of Westlessness


    Jeremy is hosting a live recording of the World Review podcast at the Progressive Governance Digital Summit 2021, and you can be in the audience. Register for tickets here.


    For more on the forthcoming G7 summit, listen to previous World Review episodes:
    David Miliband: Covid-19 and the global hunger crisis
    Decoding Britain's post-Brexit foreign policy
     
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    Decoding Global Britain's post-Brexit foreign policy

    Decoding Global Britain's post-Brexit foreign policy

    On 11th June, Britain hosts the G7 summit. In this episode Jeremy Cliffe and Emily Tamkin are joined by the New Statesman's special correspondent Harry Lambert to discuss the role a post-Brexit UK plays in global affairs.


    Then, in You Ask Us, they take your questions on what's at stake for Britain at the G7.


    If you'd like to submit a question for You Ask Us, please email podcasts@newstatesman.co.uk.


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    Harry Lambert explores the meaning of Global Britain as the country charts its post-Brexit course
    https://www.newstatesman.com/politics/uk/2021/04/global-britain-losing-its-voice


    Jeremy Cliffe argues that Britain should focus its foreign policy on Europe's own neighbourhood
    https://www.newstatesman.com/world/europe/2021/03/britain-should-focus-not-indo-pacific-europe-s-own-geopolitical-neighbourhood


    Ido Vock interviews a former colleague of Roman Protasevich about Belarus's air piracy
    https://www.newstatesman.com/world/europe/2021/05/it-wouldn-t-be-difficult-do-something-nasty-us-nexta-s-tadeusz-giczan-belarus-s
     
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    David Miliband: Covid-19 and the global hunger crisis

    David Miliband: Covid-19 and the global hunger crisis

    David Miliband, President of the International Rescue Committee and former UK Foreign Secretary, joins Emily Tamkin and Ido Vock to discuss the impact of Covid-19 on the global hunger crisis. They also discuss the role of multilateral talks in the handling of future global crisis, the global Covid-19 vaccination programme and the latest developments in Israel and Gaza.


    In You Ask Us, they take listener questions on whether it's right to vaccinate teenagers in the rich world before elderly people in the developing world.


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    Left in crisis: why European social democracy is in decline

    Left in crisis: why European social democracy is in decline

    Jeremy Cliffe and Emily Tamkin are joined by political scientist Tarik Abou-Chadi to explore the plight of social democratic parties in Europe.


    In You Ask Us, they take listener questions on overlooked social democratic successes in Europe.




    Read more:


    Jeremy Cliffe: the British Left's electoral woes are part of a Europe-wide trend.


    Tony Blair: without total change, Labour will die.


    Emily Tamkin with the US take on Tony Blair's essay.




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Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
66 Ratings

66 Ratings

MattDoman ,

Great Podcast

One of my favourite podcasts, if not my favourite. Great guests, hosts, insight, analysis and it’s always fun to hear the question that you submitted at the end. 😊👍

Chief Weasel ,

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Jediknightkevin ,

excellent podcast

really good podcast from NS. Informative but accessible. The hosts and guests are very good. Would firmly recommend for finding out about world affairs from centre left perspective

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