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What are the world’s leaders really thinking about? Host Ryan Heath takes you up close and personal with global insiders: from the decision-makers who set policy to the business visionaries who shape the global economy and the activists who remake the world order. Global Insider brings you intimate conversations with the leaders tackling the biggest challenges facing our world — plus the latest whispers from the corridors of Davos and the United Nations. Come for the big ideas — stay for the reality checks.

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What are the world’s leaders really thinking about? Host Ryan Heath takes you up close and personal with global insiders: from the decision-makers who set policy to the business visionaries who shape the global economy and the activists who remake the world order. Global Insider brings you intimate conversations with the leaders tackling the biggest challenges facing our world — plus the latest whispers from the corridors of Davos and the United Nations. Come for the big ideas — stay for the reality checks.

    Europe's top 'tech cop' is ready to take on Big Tech with America

    Europe's top 'tech cop' is ready to take on Big Tech with America

    It looks like the European Union’s competition czar Margrethe Vestager has finally found her right hand partner in Lina Khan. She tells host Ryan Heath the Biden administration, with its commitment to regulating Big Tech, is a “dream come true.” But what will that EU-U.S. cooperation really look like? Also: Vestager’s game plan to protect whistleblowers, plus her own rules for tech at home.

    • 22 min
    NATO head: China is not an enemy

    NATO head: China is not an enemy

    • 25 min
    Union leader Sharan Burrow: How to convince governments to actually change

    Union leader Sharan Burrow: How to convince governments to actually change

    Health workers who don’t get paid if they contract Covid-19. Over 6,000 migrant workers dead after helping with World Cup construction in the Middle East. As the head of the world’s largest union confederation, it’s Sharan Burrow’s priority to protect workers against abuses like these and hold offending governments accountable. But as she tells host Ryan Heath, she’s walking a tightrope between convincing governments to change and keeping her seat at the table.

    • 21 min
    UNGA Dispatch 4: Namibia’s First Lady on her refusal to stay silent

    UNGA Dispatch 4: Namibia’s First Lady on her refusal to stay silent

    Monica Geingos, the First Lady of Namibia, and Ryan Heath take a break from the chaos of UNGA for a cup of tea. Geingos opens up about how to start honest discussions about AIDS and sex in her home country, and reveals why she broke her silence against her online trolls.

    Stay tuned to the end for Ryan’s lesson on how to identify who’s the most powerful person in the motorcade.

    • 12 min
    UNGA Dispatch 3: Colombian President Iván Duque on protests, vaccines & Bezos

    UNGA Dispatch 3: Colombian President Iván Duque on protests, vaccines & Bezos

    Ryan Heath sits down with Colombia’s leader Iván Duque.

    • 14 min
    UNGA Dispatch 2: Hungary and Estonia speak up

    UNGA Dispatch 2: Hungary and Estonia speak up

    “You don’t have to be big to make a difference.” While sprinting between leaders on Day 2 at the U.N, General Assembly, Ryan Heath sits down 1-on-1 with Hungary’s foreign minister, Péter Szijjártó, and Estonia’s president, Kersti Kaljulaid.

    • 15 min

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