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Out of Order is a German Marshall Fund podcast about how our world was, is, and will be ordered. How do we save democracy, rule of law and global cooperation? Why do some people not want to? Much-maligned experts try to come up with answers here.

The Out of Order podcast brings together different international experts from the German Marshall Fund of the United States and beyond to talk about politics, economics, technology and everything else that might help us understand our disordered world.

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Out of Order is a German Marshall Fund podcast about how our world was, is, and will be ordered. How do we save democracy, rule of law and global cooperation? Why do some people not want to? Much-maligned experts try to come up with answers here.

The Out of Order podcast brings together different international experts from the German Marshall Fund of the United States and beyond to talk about politics, economics, technology and everything else that might help us understand our disordered world.

    Post-Pandemic Order with The Atlantic’s George Packer

    Post-Pandemic Order with The Atlantic’s George Packer

    In this episode, veteran writer George Packer joins Derek Chollet to discuss what the pandemic has revealed about an already-broken America and why instead of being “the great leveler,” it has resulted in a deepening of existing fault lines—a trend that Packer predicts will continue as the November elections approach.

    • 33 min
    Post Pandemic Order with Dr. Manuel Muñiz Secretary of State for Global Spain

    Post Pandemic Order with Dr. Manuel Muñiz Secretary of State for Global Spain

    Among the hardest hit in Europe, Spain is cautiously charting a way out of its strict countrywide lockdown. Manuel Muñiz, Secretary of State for Global Spain (a senior minister role in the country’s Foreign Ministry), is a key voice on how exactly Spain sets out on that path. This week on GMF’s Post-Pandemic Order podcast Muñiz joins Rachel Tausendfreund to give an inside look at how Spain handled its need for resources in the thick of its outbreak, and how it’s building a new resilience strategy.

    • 23 min
    Post-Pandemic Order: Rep. Elissa Slotkin on “Smart Stimulus” and Rethinking Defense

    Post-Pandemic Order: Rep. Elissa Slotkin on “Smart Stimulus” and Rethinking Defense

    In this week’s episode of “Post-Pandemic Order,” we’re back in Washington where Derek Chollet is joined by Michigan congresswoman Elissa Slotkin (D-MI 8) whose extensive background in national security is informing the way she is fighting the coronavirus pandemic within her district and from a foreign policy and defense perspective.

    • 33 min
    Frontlines of Democracy: The Perfect Storm, Coronavirus, Corruption, and Freedom of the Press

    Frontlines of Democracy: The Perfect Storm, Coronavirus, Corruption, and Freedom of the Press

    On the second episode of Out of Order, produced with GMF’s Frontlines of Democracy Initiative, GMF’s Jonathan Katz talks with Drew Sullivan, former investigative reporter and founder of the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP), about the how the pandemic has affected an already difficult media landscape in countries like Russia, Serbia, and Hungary; and the potential impact on corruption and investigative journalism in the region.

    • 29 min
    Bonus: COVID-19 and Democracy with The Democracy Group

    Bonus: COVID-19 and Democracy with The Democracy Group

    COVID-19 brings together several issues that have long been discussed separately — political polarization, misinformation, international cooperation, democratic norms and institutions, and many others. In this episode, produced by The Democracy Group podcast network, we explore some of those issues in this episode and discuss how we can all work together to protect and strengthen, democracy as we emerge from the first wave of the pandemic.

    For more information visit democracygroup.org.

    • 54 min
    Post-Pandemic Order: German Green Cem Özdemir on Germany’s Crisis Response, Democracy, and the Big Picture

    Post-Pandemic Order: German Green Cem Özdemir on Germany’s Crisis Response, Democracy, and the Big Picture

    Though this pandemic is first and foremost a health battle, the experience has also surfaced ideological clashes: autocracy vs. democracy; globalization vs. nationalism; left vs. right; interconnectedness vs. isolation. With Germany at the center of many of these big debates, prominent German parliamentarian Cem Özdemir—member of the Green political party-- joins GMF’s Derek Chollet to talk about the geopolitics of coronavirus and the view from Europe’s biggest economy.

    • 28 min

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