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    Academic Freedom in Singapore and Around the World

    Academic Freedom in Singapore and Around the World

    In this episode, Alicja Polakiewicz from the Global Public Policy Institute in Berlin (gppi.net) discusses what the cancellation of a class at a University in Singapore tells us about the state of academic freedom and what it means for academia around the world. You can read Alicja’s article on the situation in Singapore here. Please […]

    • 26 min
    The Moment of Hope in Syria’s Revolution

    The Moment of Hope in Syria’s Revolution

    The Policy Corner Podcast Series is back - this time a little different. We're bringing you the story of Mulham Hendawy, a journalist from Aleppo, Syria. He is taking us onto the streets of Aleppo, and tells us the story of how the Syrian revolution began for him and how it all played out.

    • 29 min
    Keeping up with China’s Clean Energy Revolution

    Keeping up with China’s Clean Energy Revolution

    Great to have you back for episode 9 of our policycorner.org podcast series! Our guest today is Jill van de Walle and she discusses China’s newfound ambitions in the renewable energy sector. She also explains what this means for the European Union and the global fight against climate change. With China projecting dominance in many […]

    • 27 min
    Getting Your Own House In Order

    Getting Your Own House In Order

    In episode 8 of our policycorner.org podcast series Serafine Dinkel discusses her article “Getting Your Own House In Order“. We discuss the issue of sexual exploitation and abuse in humanitarian contexts, especially in light of recent scandals involving employees of Oxfam and the United Nations. We discuss the difficulties of handling these challenges, the insufficient […]

    • 18 min
    Anthropoeconomics Full Panel Discussion

    Anthropoeconomics Full Panel Discussion

    Listen to the full panel discussion from our event on Anthropoeconomics. An interdisciplinary panel discusses inequality from a variety of perspectives and sheds light on future challenges and possible solutions. The panel includes: – George Bauer, 1st winner of the Essay Competition on Rethinking Economic Policy (Title of the Essay: “Back to the Future – […]

    • 1 hr 27 min
    Fossil Fuels: The Case For Ending Producer Subsidies

    Fossil Fuels: The Case For Ending Producer Subsidies

    Our guest in this epsiode is Tim Pfefferle, one of the winners of our writing competition on new economic thinking. We discuss his article on fossil fuels and producer subsidies, their detrimental impact on climate change and global climate governance as well as possible ways out of this quagmire. We also talk about the European Investment Bank and their largest investment in the energy sector ever - €1.5 billion for a gas pipeline.

    • 44 min

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