A panel discussion with Leon Grice and Kenny Clark on the recent New Zealand results and the countdown to the U.S. elections, current state of the race, undecided voters, and what difference will the final presidential debate actually make.
A discussion with Reuben Steff on his soon to be released book - U.S. Foreign Policy in the Age of Trump: Drivers, Strategy and Tactics
A discussion with legal historian Hayden Thorne on the future of the U.S. Supreme Court.
A discussion with Andrea Durkin on trade and US domestic politics, the future of the WTO and the contest for the role of WTO Director-General.
A discussion with Derek Shearer on the upcoming presidential elections, race in US politics, the Democratic Party and foreign affairs.
A discussion with Richard Fontaine on foreign, intelligence, security and trade policy under either Trump 2 or Biden 1 administrations.
A discussion with Xaviour Walker - an exceptional Kiwi, medical professional, President of the Kiwi Leadership Network USA, and recently returned to New Zealand - on Kiwis doing amazing things in the U.S..
A discussion with Molly Reynolds on the politics of Congress, likely 2021 congressional makeup and legislative priorities.
A discussion with Todd Belt a US campaign specialist and expert on the presidency.
A discussion with the Hon Simon Bridges National's foreign affairs spokesperson.
A primer on the US electoral process, campaign strategy, "pathways to 270" and current polling.
A mixed-tape/best of episode marking the milestone of 25 episodes with snippets from my four favourite episodes. Each provides a clear and powerful takeaway, message or lesson.
A discussion with Mark Turnbull of Foley Wines on why we need to be brand builders in New Zealand to drive value and what motivates foreign investors.
A discussion with Demian Smith, US diplomat, returning to Washington DC reflecting on his posting here in New Zealand at a time of big political and geopolitical shifts and events.
A discussion with Leon Grice on what the post-COVID world might look like and the importance of the NZ-US relationship.
A discussion on the importance of creativity, its role in the shift to automation, and the impact of inequality and insecurity on innovation.
A discussion on New Zealand's creative sector exports, the screen sector, the influence of Weta, advanced technologies, the challenges our creative exporters are facing, and how she sees the future of the sector.
A discussion with Associate Professor Leon Gurevitch on global creative industries, innovation and transformative technologies and the insights we can take from Weta Digital and other global digital workshops.
A discussion with Kenny Clark on the economic costs of lockdown, the shift from a strategy of flattening the curve to elimination, and the debate or lack of debate on the options and the corresponding trade-offs. And finally we look at how Vice President Biden's campaign might shape up.
We look at the growing tensions of business asking for greater certainty over what levels two and three might mean for them, the issues thrown up by contact tracing, and discuss with John Ballingall of Sense. Partners the COVID-19 economic impacts, more resilient supply chains and what opportunities might there be for New Zealand post COVID.
In this episode we take a brief look at the important role of the special parliamentary select committee - the Epidemic Response Committee - and chat with Erica Crawford of Loveblock - a story of innovation, risk-taking and the audacity to do something different, to take a different approach. It is an inspiring and relevant story for today.
A discussion on the response to COVID-19 and how trade policy can both contribute to or complicate a public healthcare response like the one we are experiencing right now.
A chat with Daniel Thomas - a Kiwi based in Chicago - about the on the ground experience of living through a COVID-19 lockdown, running a business, the impact on the tourism and travel sector, and the lessons that New Zealand business might be able to take to date.
A quick look at current US political events, COVID-19 response, and the future of transport with Anna Kominik from Wisk.
It’s been another big week in US politics with the latest Tuesday primaries (10 March) and Joe Biden cutting a clear and really dominating path to be the Democratic nominee. We’ll look at the latest races and what were some of the interesting takeaways...
It’s a return to our normal panel format for a discussion on the super Tuesday results where 14 US states went to the polls with over a third of all available delegates were up for grabs. We look at Vice President Biden’s victory 10 of those states and...
In this episode we take a quick look at what’s happened politically over the last week. With a convincing victory in last week’s Nevada contest it's now being called as Bernie’s race to lose… but is this really the case with Super Tuesday just around...
In this week’s episode I take a quick look at current US political events including Michael Bloomberg’s surge into second place and the massive target on its back over the last week. And Bernie Sanders moving into the top spot across a number of polls....
Today’s episode is a little different. We, in our own small way, pay tribute to the Rt Hon Mike Moore who passed away earlier this month and will be laid to rest today. As the NZUS Council we had very close connections with Mike. He was a patron to the...
A look at the local political scene, Trump's pathway to victory in 2020, impeachment, primaries and digital trade
A look at the events of 2020 to date: assassinations, impeachment proceedings, the latest on the Democratic Party primary process, the US-China partial trade deal, and the NZUS Council's upcoming DC trip
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