In this episode, Garrison host's John C. Austin for a discussion of his theory of "Ally On-Shoring", a proposed method of economic and security cooperation among democracies in the face of the rising challenges of a revisionist China abroad and a resurgent protectionist and nationalist attitude at home.
John Austin serves as a Nonresident Senior Fellow with the Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institute; and the Chicago Council on Global Affairs leading efforts to support economic transformation in the American Midwest. He has 16 years of elected service on the Michigan State Board of Education, serving the past 6 years as President. He directs the Michigan Economic Center, a center for ideas and network-building to advance Michigan’s economic transformation. He also lectures on the Economy at the University of Michigan.
Garrison Moratto is the host of The New Diplomatist Podcast; he graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.Sc. in Government: Public Administration from Liberty University, where he is studying for a M.Sc. in International Affairs.
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