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The longest running independent international affairs podcast features in-depth interviews with policymakers, journalists and experts around the world who discuss global news, international relations, global development and key trends driving world affairs. Named by The Guardian as "a podcast to make you smarter," Global Dispatches is a podcast for people who crave a deeper understanding of international news.
 
This show is part of The Human Survival Project, a movement to save the human race. We want humanity to have the tools to protect itself from global catastrophic threats. Solving global threats requires strong global systems. We are building a global grassroots campaign to encourage citizens around the world to push their governments to transform the United Nations. Stay in touch to hear more about the campaign as it develops. Here you’ll learn about climate change, destruction of nature, pa ...
 
Elite personal injury attorneys and leading edge marketers give you exclusive access to growth strategies for your firm. Host Chris Dreyer brings his expertise in legal marketing, honed through years of work with hundreds of law firms across the country. Being at the forefront of marketing is all about understanding, which is why PIMM features marketing luminaries like Seth Godin and Neil Patel. Previous marketing guests also include Rand Fishkin, Chris Do, and John Ruhlin and previous elite ...
 
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Kenya's Ambassador to the United Nations Martin Kimani gave a viral speech at the UN Security Council on the eve of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Months later, Ambassador Kimani reflects on the impact of that speech and why Russian aggression against Ukraine is so resonant to Africa's own experience with colonialism. Our conversation was recorded l…
 
Kentucky-based Isaacs & Isaacs has been expertly steered by the legendary Darryl "The Hammer" Isaacs for nearly thirty years. The firm has secured over $2 Billion in compensation and boast over 400 years of combined legal experience. You may recognize him from the iconic Hammer commercials, Superbowl ads, radio spots and now - TikToks. Today, we ta…
 
Prior to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the Middle East was heavily dependent on importing food from Ukraine and Russia. The disruption of grain exports from the Black Sea region has had a profoundly negative impact on food security in the Middle East. I'm joined today my Arnaud Quemin, Middle East regional director for Mercy Corps. We kick off disc…
 
On May 9th, Ferdinand Marcos Jr. was elected President of the Philippines. If that name sounds familiar to you, it is because he is the son of Ferdinand Marcos Senior, the brutal kleptocrat who ruled the Philippines for nearly 20 years. Marcos Jr., who is commonly known as “Bongbong,” took office on June 30th succeeding Rodrigo Duterte, whose six y…
 
Jennifer Gore-Cuthbert knows better than most how to scale a firm from scratch. Her firm, Atlanta Personal Injury Law Group, has been dubbed one of the fastest growing in America, for three years running. But operating four brick-and-mortar offices is just the beginning - this Super Lawyers Rising Star is also a business coach for female entreprene…
 
Kenyans will go to the polls on August 9th to elect a new president. The current president, Uhuru Kenyatta, is term limited from seeking re-election and the two main candidates are both very familiar figures in Kenyan politics. William Ruto is currently the Deputy to President Kenyatta. But the two men had a falling out and now President Kenyatta i…
 
I caught up with Poland's Deputy Foreign Minister Marcin Pryzdaz at the Aspen Security Conference in mid July. Poland is a front line state to the crisis in Ukraine and has been directly impacted by Russia's invasion, including hosting millions of Ukrainian refugees. Poland was also and early target of Vladimir Putin's efforts to use gas exports as…
 
While the competition clamors for attention, a custom phone number leads clients directly to you. A phone number remembered days or decades later is well worth the investment. Today we catch up with vanity phone number guru and marketing expert Paul Faust. President at RingBoost, Paul offers practical advice on brand consistency across all client-f…
 
Official and unofficial pronouncements from many sectors of the American foreign policy and political establishment routinely portray China as a major military threat to the United States --even claiming that this threat is existential. This is part of a pattern that my guest today calls "threat inflation" which he argues leads to policy decisions …
 
In November 2021, a rebel group known as M23 carried out a series of surprising attacks in the Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. By the spring and summer of 2022, M23 had captured even more territory in this region. These attacks caught many by surprise because the M23 was believed to be largely defunct But nearly 10 years later, the group …
 
Today, we dig into creating transformative experiences through event marketing, why operations are the foundation of any successful business, and how to hack human behavior with Michael Mogill. The founder of Crisp doesn't do things halfway. He is on a mission to help 1,000 law firms grow their revenue by one million dollars - each. And he is just …
 
Joe Biden is traveling to the Middle East for the first time as President, with stops in Israel, Palestine -- and most notably Saudi Arabia. As a candidate for president, Biden called the Saudi government a "pariah." Just weeks after taking office, he released an assessment from the US intelligence community revealing that US intelligence believes …
 
Food prices are soaring around the world, and along with it so are rates of food insecurity and the risk of famine. As my guest today, Sir Mark Lowcock explains, this is only partly due to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, which exacerbated an already worsening situation. Mark Lowcock is a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Center for Global Developm…
 
Investible law firms are on the not-too-distant horizon - growth is a guarantee. The consumer protection sector alone is expected to explode from $2 Billion to $4 Billion in the next two years. Can your firm handle the growth? On today's episode, I discuss the future of the legal industry with Tighe Wilhelmy, CEO at Velawcity. We get into building …
 
As the Syrian civil war escalated, the Syrian government began obstructing access to humanitarian relief in rebel held parts of the country. So, in 2014 the UN Security Council took the extraordinary step of allowing the United Nations to deliver humanitarian relief to parts of Syria without the consent of the Syrian government and in violation of …
 
Podcasting has the power to build communities, share your authentic voice and unlock marketing potential. Today's episode is for every attorney who has thought, "I really should start a podcast" but isn't sure how. Robert Ingalls, Chief Podcast Strategist at LawPods, shares with us his passion in hopes that it will help you improve your business an…
 
Brittney Griner is an American basketball superstar. On February 17th, she was arrested in an airport outside of Moscow allegedly for possession of cannabis oil. She has been held in a Russian jail ever since and her trial is scheduled to begin on July 1. Brittney Griner's case is a text book example of what my guest today calls "Hostage Diplomacy.…
 
Sweden and Finland have both formally requested to become members of the NATO alliance. To admit new members to NATO requires the approval of all existing NATO members and so far, Turkey is objecting. My guest today, Sibel Oktay, is associate professor at University of Illinois at Springfield and non-resident senior fellow at the Chicago Council on…
 
Over-funded whole-life insurance often gets a bad rap. But, for high earners, it is an important piece of a strong wealth creation strategy. Is your firm leaving money on the table? Today, Mark Kull, founder at Capitalis Planning Partners at Northwestern Mutual, explains the benefits of over-funded whole-life policies and "infinite banking" for lit…
 
On June 19th, reports began to emerge of a mass atrocity in the Ethiopian region of Oromia committed against members of the Amhara ethnic group. This latest attack fits into a broader pattern of ethnic violence in Ethiopia since the outbreak of civil war in November 2020. Laetitia Bader is the Horn of Africa Director at Human Rights Watch. She cont…
 
In early June, Iran took the dramatic step of turning off some monitoring cameras in key nuclear facilities that had been installed by the International Atomic Energy Agency. The move came in reaction to a vote by the IAEA board of governors to censor Iran over its lack of cooperation with IAEA inspectors. This latest turn in the ongoing saga of nu…
 
The founder of Quirk Accident & Injury Attorneys, Logan Quirk has opened offices across two states with plans to expand into a third. He's an expert at executing vision and pivoting when necessary - he initiated a rebrand amid the uncertainty of COVID - and has seen massive success as a result. Happy clients remain his firm's focus - no matter how …
 
On June 5th, armed men attacked worshipers at a Catholic Church in the city of Owo, Nigeria. Scores of people were reportedly killed and many more injured. My guest today, Idayat Hassan, is director of the Center for Democracy and Development in Nigeria. We kick off discussing this church attack as well as another high profile recent attack on a tr…
 
At time of recording there have been over 1,000 confirmed cases of Monkey Pox across 29 countries -- mostly in Europe and North America. The actual number of cases circulating in the population is likely much higher. We are in the midst of an outbreak of Monkey Pox, which is rarely found outside of West Africa. My guest today, Dr. Eric Toner is a S…
 
Brett Sachs, founder at MVP Accident Attorneys, has evaluated thousands of personal injury cases, and recovered millions for his clients. But to win cases - you have to have the right clients. Brett is an expert in human connection and emphasizes the importance of a successful intake system to grow a firm. Named a National Trial Lawyers Top 40 unde…
 
Today's episode was recorded live in front of a virtual audience at a side event of the International Migration Review Forum. The episode is produced in partnership with CGIAR and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. The event was titled "Climate-related mobility and conflict: Pathways to peace and human security" and includ…
 
Colombia held the first round of its presidential elections on May 29th and it is hard to overstate just how surprised most analysts were by the results. For generations, Colombia has been dominated by a small political establishment that ranges from the center right to the hard right. Unlike other countries in the Latin America, Colombia has never…
 
At just 27 in 1987, Drew Britcher was given the chance to take a medical malpractice case to trial. The result: a $1.2 million dollar decision. That's just over $3 million today. Since then, the co-founder of Britcher Leone & Sergio has recovered over $250 million and tried nearly 100 cases to verdict. His success is due, in large part, to building…
 
The United Nations Environment Program, UNEP, turns 50 years old this year. And in early June world leaders are gathering in the city where UNEP was born to commemorate this milestone in a conference known as Stockholm+50. Maria Ivanova wrote the book on the absolutely fascinating history of the United Nations Environment Program. She is a professo…
 
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