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How could President Trump get his border wall? Who’s in the running for the Democratic Nominee in 2020? Will there be a Republican challenger to Donald Trump in the next election? Dive into a deep conversation on the politics of the U.S. government shutdown with Cameron Vaské and Will Truban.
“If 2018 has taught me anything, it’s that the unpredictability of diplomacy is a comfort.”
It has been a long year. In 2018 we saw Ukraine and Russia fight over the Sea of Azov; Cuba, Mexico, Brazil, and Colombia elect new Presidents; Jamal Khashoggi murdered in Ankara; the Democrats flip the House, Sri Lanka and the Maldives experience public backlash over the BRI; Trump start a trade war with China, withdraw the U.S. from the JCPOA, and move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem; Ukraine’s Orthodox Church break with Russia; Japan and the EU announce the largest ever trade deal; and crises of migration continue in Myanmar and Venezuela.
Grab a coffee, ITS Wonks. It’s time for The Year in Review.
The ITS Café’s biggest team yet reflects on 2018 and looks at the 3 biggest issues in 2019. International Scholars Emily Tatum, Pranav Jain, Pascal Letendre-Hanns, Anna Davidson, Will Truban and Chief Editor Cameron Vaské look at the highlights of 2018 and trends to watch in 2019.
The ITS Café's first guest, Jorge Galindo of El País, joins Cameron Vaské, Emily Tatum, and William Truban for a conversation over the future of Iván Duque's Presidency, the shadow of Álvaro Uribe over Colombian Democracy, and the future of drug policy in Colombia. Listen in for our #FreshPerspectives.
In the fifth episode The ITS Café series on The Rise of Populism, we examine the election of Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) and the future of U.S.-Mexican relations. Is AMLO the social democratic savior of Mexican politics, or a dangerous proto-nationalistic populist? What will this mean for U.S.-Mexico relations? Listen in for our #FreshPerspectives.
In this archived fourth episode our ITS series on The Rise of Populism, we examine Brexit and French populist movements. What’s the future of Britain look like? How did we get to this point? Again, we ask, "What does this mean for the established parties in Europe, and the future of the European Union?" Listen in for our #FreshPerspectives.
In our third installment of the ITS series on The Rise of Populism, we examine Eastern European populism in Hungary and Poland. Is Eastern European populism a phase of growing pains for the young liberal democracies, or does it mark a permanent shift with consequences for the European Union? Listen in for our #FreshPerspectives.
In the second episode our ITS series on The Rise of Populism, we examine Spain, Germany, and Italy's populist movements. Zeroing in on Ciudadanos, Alternativ für Deutschland, and the Five Star Movement, we ask, "What does this mean for the established parties in Europe, and the future of the European Union?" Listen in for our #FreshPerspectives.
Following our discussion last episode, The ITS Café embarks on its first podcast series on populism around the world. This week we explore American Populism, the reason for its rise, and what its implications are for the future of U.S. policy.
Western-Style Democracy has suffered from a lack of public confidence in the very institutions that are supposed to reflect the will of the people. What's wrong with democracy and what comes next?
What is State Swagger, anyway? And what should the ITS official tree be? Will Trump's departure end the Iran Deal, and what implications does that have for the peace process in North Korea? It's a packed episode in The ITS Café reboot, with a new cast and lots of fresh conversation.