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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.

    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
    UNGA Dispatch 1: Covid precautions and fears dominate Day One

    UNGA Dispatch 1: Covid precautions and fears dominate Day One

    Host Ryan Heath runs all over New York, capturing the madness of UNGA’s kickoff, accompanied by his sidekick, producer Olivia Reingold. Hear from Ryan’s go-to “U.N. whisperer,” Richard Gowan of the Crisis Group, and Penny Abeywardena, New York City's Commissioner for International Affairs. Plus: protestors accusing the U.S. of “vaccine apartheid” stop New York City traffic, setting the tone for critics of the Biden administration to come throughout the week.

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    • 9 min
    This week: Dispatches from UNGA

    This week: Dispatches from UNGA

    We’re doing something different this week: host Ryan Heath will be bringing you snapshots from the field at the United Nations General Assembly, where prime ministers rub elbows with the world’s biggest business and nonprofit leaders. Starting Tuesday morning, Ryan and producer Olivia Reingold will share quick dispatches with global insiders during the most important week of their year.

    • 1 min
    The ambassador to everywhere: Linda Thomas-Greenfield

    The ambassador to everywhere: Linda Thomas-Greenfield

    Nearly all U.S. Ambassador posts are unfilled. As the Biden administration struggles to get nominees confirmed, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, the U.S. Ambassador to the U.N., has been thrust into the spotlight while leading Presidential delegations around the world. She opens up to host Ryan Heath about the possibility of the U.S. recognizing the Taliban, the Ted Cruz holdup, and what “gumbo diplomacy” really means.

    • 27 min
    Coming soon: Intimate conversations with the world’s most powerful people

    Coming soon: Intimate conversations with the world’s most powerful people

    No stump speeches here — these are intimate conversations with the CEOs, prime ministers and regulators making world-changing decisions.

    Enter the confession booth with host Ryan Heath every Wednesday, starting September 15.

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    Coming September 15: Global Insider

    Coming September 15: Global Insider

    POLITICO's Ryan Heath takes you up close and personal with the world’s most powerful people, bridging the divide between the two camps sculpting the future: the leaders who make policy and the innovators who shape global debate. First up: Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations.

    Every Wednesday, premiering September 15.

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