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Italy's financial dysfunction and rise of populism
Financial analyst Emanuele Minotti joins Robert Amsterdam's Departures podcast this week to discuss the recent anti-establishment upheavals in Italy and what it means for Italian and European equity markets.
|Jun 05, 2018|
To rise as the most angry, forceful critics of the system
Robert Amsterdam is joined this week by Professor of History Benjamin Carter Hett, whose new book "The Death of Democracy" examines how Weimar Germany marched toward authoritarianism and the events that led to the rise of Hitler. Bob and Prof. Hett discuss a number of broad similarities between this period and the toxic politics of our current scenario.
|May 24, 2018|
More Tsarist than Soviet
Anders Aslund of the Atlantic Council joins Bob to discuss Putin's lack of a succession plan, his impact on Europe, the global reaction to Trump and his trade war, and what we can expect next from the populist wave upsetting Western democratic systems.
|May 18, 2018|
A Nobel Prize for Trump?
Robert Amsterdam and political risk expert Dante Disparte discuss the breakthrough on the Korean peninsula, the rise of China and demise of US influence, Russia, and numerous other key risk factors in the new international system.
|Apr 28, 2018|
Once you believe in the impossible, Russia starts making sense
Journalist and author David Satter joins Robert Amsterdam at the studio in Washington DC to discuss Russia, the targeted assassination attempt against ex-spy Sergei Skripal in the UK, and broader issues of the Kremlin's use of political violence.
|Mar 14, 2018|