The Hale Podcast Episode 24 : Elizabeth Economy on China - How China Sees the World

The Hale Podcast Episode 23: Evan Ellis on China in the Western Hemisphere

Image source: Shutterstock. Chinatown in Havana, Cuba in 2018.

Where will the next crisis be? The very definition of a crisis is that we won’t know until it happens. Worn down by the pandemic, and with our attention riveted on the European and Pacific theaters, is the US ignoring irreversible changes in its own hemisphere?

The Hale Podcast Episode 22 : with John J Mearsheimer

On November 23rd, I had the pleasure of speaking with John Mearsheimer, the esteemed political theorist of great power rivalries at the University of Chicago, to discuss his recent article in Foreign Affairs for the Hale Report. I have spent some time thinking about what he said, in particular his use of the word tragedy to describe the geopolitics of where we find ourselves today. If you are concerned about the US-China relationship, Mearsheimer’s works are required reading for understanding the arc of engagement between the two countries over the past fifty years. Some key points:

The Hale Podcast Episode 21 : With Richard Katz - Post-election, Japan could regain its footing in the race for innovation

Japan is the world’s third largest economy, a fact often lost in all of the discussion about the US and China. But now that the US is actually pivoting towards Asia, Japan is likely to be in the spotlight on a host of global issues. This weekend’s parliamentary election in Japan assured support in the Diet for Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, who was quick to say that among his first priorities was a meeting with President Joe Biden as he headed to the COP26 meetings.

The Hale Podcast Episode 20 - Albert Bressand August 25. 2021: Positive Energy: Is Geoengineering the Answer to Climate Change?

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Hale Report Podcast: Episode 19 - Robert Shapiro July 21 2021

In Episode 19 of the Hale report, Lyric Hughes Hale interviews economist Robert J Shapiro, Chairman of Sonecon, a Washington-based private consultancy for economic and security-policy related issues.  They discuss inflation, COVID, inequality, the 2020 census, China, blockchain and the Internet. 

The Hale Podcast Episode 18: With Robert Madsen August 2021

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Hale Report Podcast Episode 17: Joe Atikian - July 14, 2021

EconVue editor-in-chief Lyric Hughes Hale interviews Joe Atikian about his new book, Autonomous, The Coming Crash of Self-Driving Cars.

Joe is a Toronto author writing on economics and technology. His professional background was focused on the electrical utilities and automotive industries in engineering, design & development, and management. Joe has written about global and regional transitions that have technological, economic, and political implications, leading up to his book which we are discussing today.

Hale Report Podcast Episode 16: Winston Ma - June 2, 2021

In Episode 16 of the Hale Report, Lyric Hale interviews Winston Ma, investor, author, and adjunct professor at NYU focusing on technology & the digital economy. They discuss his new book, "Digital War: How China's Tech Power Shapes the Future of AI, Blockchain and Cyberspace".

Hale Report Podcast Episode 15: On Innovation with Dan Breznitz May 26, 2021

Welcome to the Hale Report. This podcast is the second in our 3-part series on "Technology, Innovation & Competition" the new New Economy. My guest is Dan Breznitz, who spoke with me from Toronto, and the topic is innovation. Dan is professor of Innovation Studies at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, and of Political Science at the University of Toronto. He is also Co-Director of the Innovation Policy Lab.