Global Translations

The globe is beset by giant problems that don’t respect political boundaries. But are political actors up to the task of solving them? Global Translations unpacks the political roadblocks to smart policy decisions, examining the long-term costs of the short-term thinking that drives many political and business decisions. Hosted by Luiza Savage and powered by POLITICO journalists around the world, Global Translations is a POLITICO podcast, presented by Citi, a leading global bank.

Sponsored content: The surprising green revolut...
Mayor Mike Bloomberg and Citi’s Ed Skyler break down new investment strategies that are good for business and the planet.
23 min
How climate change will reshape global power dy...
Russia and China are ready to exploit a warming planet
31 min
A new tone from some in GOP on climate change -...
Some senior Republicans are showing a willingness to consider incremental legislation
32 min
The U.S. left a hole in climate leadership. Chi...
China's huge investments in wind and solar technology come as Washington's voice has become less relevant in the global discussion about climate change.
41 min
Sponsored content: Embracing fintech in the fig...
Technology is accelerating as consumers demand more, so how is the financial sector keeping up?
29 min
The struggle to write the rulebook for social m...
Can bad actors be reined in without stifling free speech and innovation?
36 min
The new Sputnik: China challenges the U.S. in g...
Whose values will guide a powerful new technology?
31 min
Dissecting America's mixed signals in challengi...
Officials guiding America’s 5G strategy lay out a simple reason the conflict isn’t going away: The U.S. is trying to safeguard the world from Chinese spies.
33 min
Sponsored content: Rethinking America’s role in...
Historically, America has racked up a trade deficit in goods worth $12 trillion, but a focus on goods doesn’t tell the full picture about America’s role in global trade.
19 min
The world according to Robert Lighthizer
The U.S. Trade Representative is the leading voice on trade in the Trump cabinet. How are business leaders and American allies adjusting?
35 min
The new politics of trade
Donald Trump's enthusiasm for tariffs is already scrambling the 2020 race, but it's also sparked a second political battle within his own party over a trade deal the president supports.
34 min
The method and the madness
The Trump administration’s fixation on China is anything but haphazard.
30 min
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The globe is beset by giant problems that don’t respect political boundaries. But are political actors up to the task of solving them?
1 min
What comes next in a world disrupted
Susan joins her "partner in crime" Blake Hounshell, the editor of POLITICO Magazine, who turns the tables on Susan and asks a few questions of his own.
38 min
Trump vs Putin? Time to be ‘scared’
Contributing writer to The Atlantic Julia Ioffe joins The Global Politico for a comprehensive conversation on all things Russia.
47 min
Hugh Hewitt gives rare praise for Trump’s natio...
Conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt, an influential voice among national security conservatives, is struggling over what to think of the GOP’s Trumpian remake...
38 min
Jake Sullivan: "Difficult to overestimate the p...
John Bolton has advocated for war with Iran and North Korea. He loathes the United Nations, disdains international law, and still thinks the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq..
54 min
Adam Schiff: I thought there would be more Jeff...
Days ago, Republican abruptly shut down the committee’s yearlong investigation of President Trump and the 2016 Russian election meddling, Congressman Adam Schiff...
39 min
Chuck Todd on the high wire act of covering Trump
37 min
Naftali Bennett: ‘I Intend to Be the Prime Mini...
Naftali Bennett joins Susan Glasser to discuss the future of Israel and peace in the Middle East.
34 min
The dance of the pro-Trump Republican with Sena...
Sen. Jim Risch, the conservative Idaho Republican who now stands to take over Foreign Relations next year, joins The Global Politico to discuss his outlook on Trump and foreign policy.
32 min
The Russian bots are coming. This bipartisan du...
Laura Rosenberger and Jamie Fly are an unlikely bipartisan duo who teamed up a year ago on a Washington think tank project to combat the Kremlin’s influence campaign but now find themselves
47 min
Former Defense Secretary Ash Carter on the war ...
President Obama’s fourth and final secretary of defense joins The Global Politico to give his take on where we went wrong on the Russia hacking response, North Korea's nuclear capabilities and the importance of having a clear, unified military strategy.
43 min
Kim Jong Un, North Korea's '10-foot-tall baby'
CIA veteran Jung Pak sits down with Susan Glasser to discuss what we're getting wrong about North Korea's infamous leader and why he's not the "mad man" President Trump has deemed him to be.
47 min
Victoria Nuland on ringing Russia alarm bell in...
45 min