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The Geopolitics & Power Podcast

Ryan Faulkner-Hogg

🌏 The Geopolitics & Power Podcast. From the worlds biggest infrastructure projects to shady financing, to debt-trap diplomacy, both interviews and monologue episodes, this podcast will expand upon your understanding of geopolitics. It is a side project of my primary podcast, A Curious Worldview, which you will find in all podcasting platforms.

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Carlos Araque | The Global Power & Potential Of Geothermal Energy
Jun 22 2022
Carlos Araque | The Global Power & Potential Of Geothermal Energy
🎙️: A Curious Worldview Podcast - Search, Subscribe 5-Stars! Araque, the Co-Founder and CEO of Quaise.Quaise Energy are on a singular mission to dig deeper holes than we have ever dug before. Carlos is one of the best communicators of the promise, potential and limitations of geothermal energy in the world. Hands down.Carlos is a physicist at heart. He hails from Colombia and holds both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in mechanical engineering from MIT. Carlos spent 14 years in oil and gas mastering the art of digging holes and extracting the earth’s nutrients before he launched, 4 years ago, the magnificent company we profile in this podcast, Quaise Energy. In This Podcast With Carlos Araque, You Can Expect To Hear About…A first-principles response comparing the per-unit cost of energy across all different sources.How transformational could a Quaise breakthrough be to the world?The bearish case for geothermal.+ Elon Musk.Jump In On My Newsletter 📋 🔑 - Instagram & Twitter 🐦 -----00:00 – Introduction.05:11 – Vaclav Smil Energy & Civilisation.11:46 – Where Does The Earth’s Heat Come From?15:17 – Understanding Different Energy Cost Per Unit.27:00 – Quaise Business Model & The Engineering Problem They Are Solving.36:51 – Legacy, JD Rokeffler & Potential For Geothermal Changing The World.49:21 – The Total Addressable Market For Quaise.56:27 – How Much Progress Has Quaise Made & What Makes Them So Innovative?1:06:01 – How Geothermal Ubiquitousness Would Change Geopolitics.1:11:08 – Daniel Yergin & The Bearish Case For Geothermal.1:17:51 – What Is A Country You Are Bullish On?1:20:27 – Conversation Between Any Two People Of History.1:25:26 – Afterthoughts & Ambition For The Podcast.-----Related Episodes Of The Curious Worldview PodcastJohn Redfern | CEO of EavorMagnus Brandberg | VC In GeothermalPatrick Hanson | The Power & Potential Of Geothermal EnergyDavid Volts | Vox & GeothermalLinks To Carlos AraqueQuaise Energy -----A Curious Worldview Podcast - This is my main podcast project. I feature a whole suite of interviews on there covering all extensions of my interests.  also run a Nassim Taleb podcast covering all the wonderful ideas found in the 5 part Incerto series.🎙️The Nassim Taleb & Incerto Podcast: -
Carlos Araque | The Global Power & Potential Of Geothermal Energy
Jun 22 2022
Carlos Araque | The Global Power & Potential Of Geothermal Energy
🎙️: A Curious Worldview Podcast - Search, Subscribe 5-Stars! Araque, the Co-Founder and CEO of Quaise.Quaise Energy are on a singular mission to dig deeper holes than we have ever dug before. Carlos is one of the best communicators of the promise, potential and limitations of geothermal energy in the world. Hands down.Carlos is a physicist at heart. He hails from Colombia and holds both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in mechanical engineering from MIT. Carlos spent 14 years in oil and gas mastering the art of digging holes and extracting the earth’s nutrients before he launched, 4 years ago, the magnificent company we profile in this podcast, Quaise Energy. In This Podcast With Carlos Araque, You Can Expect To Hear About…A first-principles response comparing the per-unit cost of energy across all different sources.How transformational could a Quaise breakthrough be to the world?The bearish case for geothermal.+ Elon Musk.Jump In On My Newsletter 📋 🔑 - Instagram & Twitter 🐦 -----00:00 – Introduction.05:11 – Vaclav Smil Energy & Civilisation.11:46 – Where Does The Earth’s Heat Come From?15:17 – Understanding Different Energy Cost Per Unit.27:00 – Quaise Business Model & The Engineering Problem They Are Solving.36:51 – Legacy, JD Rokeffler & Potential For Geothermal Changing The World.49:21 – The Total Addressable Market For Quaise.56:27 – How Much Progress Has Quaise Made & What Makes Them So Innovative?1:06:01 – How Geothermal Ubiquitousness Would Change Geopolitics.1:11:08 – Daniel Yergin & The Bearish Case For Geothermal.1:17:51 – What Is A Country You Are Bullish On?1:20:27 – Conversation Between Any Two People Of History.1:25:26 – Afterthoughts & Ambition For The Podcast.-----Related Episodes Of The Curious Worldview PodcastJohn Redfern | CEO of EavorMagnus Brandberg | VC In GeothermalPatrick Hanson | The Power & Potential Of Geothermal EnergyDavid Volts | Vox & GeothermalLinks To Carlos AraqueQuaise Energy -----A Curious Worldview Podcast - This is my main podcast project. I feature a whole suite of interviews on there covering all extensions of my interests.  also run a Nassim Taleb podcast covering all the wonderful ideas found in the 5 part Incerto series.🎙️The Nassim Taleb & Incerto Podcast: -
#UkraineRussiaWar - Alexander Kucherenko | Checking In From Eastern Ukraine
Jun 4 2022
#UkraineRussiaWar - Alexander Kucherenko | Checking In From Eastern Ukraine
Alexander Kucherenko Instagram - Curious Worldview Podcast The Ukraine War From A Ukrainian Perspective. Alexander Kucherenko is a Ukrainian located in Poltava, a large city in the east of Ukraine between Kyiv and Kharkiv.In this conversation, Alexander and I speak about how he smuggled his family out of Ukraine, what Alexander has learned about humanity in the last 100 days, as well as some of the heroic and some of the horrific stories from the Ukraine war so far.In This Podcast With Alexander Kucherenko, You Can Expect To Hear About…Smuggling His Family Out Of Ukraine.What He’s Learned In The Last 100 Days.The Daily Anxiety Of War.Alexander’s Fundraising Initiative.& Lots More…Jump In On My Newsletter 📋 🔑 - Instagram & Twitter 🐦 -----00:00 – Introduction04:15 – Smuggling His Family Out Of Ukraine.15:25 – What Have You Learned About Humanity In The Last 100 Days?19:02 – Hoodies For Goodies… Alexander’s Fundraising Campaign.30:32 – Change In Labour Force & Cost Of Goods In Ukraine.40:15 – The Daily Anxiety Of War + The Heroics & Horror Of The Eastern Occupation.56:55 – What Makes Ukraine Exceptional? How Does This End With Oligarchs, Zelensky, War, etc?1:39:12 – Afterthoughts.----Episodes Of The Curious Worldview Podcast Similar To This!Alexander Kucherenko | Checking In From The Eastern FrontJim Henry Ukraine/Russia War #1Jim Henry Ukraine/Russia War #2Vijay Vaitheeswaran On Russia/European GasMichael Hilliard Geopolitical Analysis Of The UkraineRussiaWarTim Harcourt On Russian Economy & How It Affects AustraliaLinks To Alexander KucherenkoInstagram – @oleksandrkucherenko-----Are you into Nassim Taleb, Skin In The Game, Antifragile, The Black Swan? I run a Nassim Taleb podcast covering all the wonderful ideas found in the 5 part Incerto series.🎙️The Nassim Taleb & Incerto Podcast: - & Power Podcast - Interesting tidbits from around the world documenting major geopolitical moves or projects you might have missed.🎙️The Geopolitics & Power Podcast: me 🐦 for feedback! Twitter @ryannfhogg
Chris Miller | The Geopolitics Of The Semi-Conductor
Mar 31 2022
Chris Miller | The Geopolitics Of The Semi-Conductor
🎙️: A Curious Worldview Podcast - Search, Subscribe 5-Stars! following is a conversation with Chris Miller.Chris Miller is the Assistant Professor of International History at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, a Jeane Kirkpatrick Visiting Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and Eurasia Director at the Foreign Policy Research Institute.In This Podcast With Chris Miller, You Can Expect To Hear About…An Explanation For The Complexity.Fragility In The Supply Chain.Moores Law.The Geopolitics Of The Micro-Chip.And Much, Much More.Jump In On My Newsletter 📋 🔑 - Free To Peruse My 📷 Instagram & Twitter 🐦 Mates!-----00:00 – Introduction03:11 – Russia Achieved Everything Physics Except The Microchip. Why?12:45 – Chris On Writing A Book On The History Of The Semi-Conductor.15:01 – An Appreciation For The Complexity Of A Semi-Conductor.19:11 – The Limitations Of Moore’s Law.21:51 – The Brilliance Of ASML & What Goes Into Making A Computer Chip.33:22 – Different Types Of Their Chips & Their Applications.37:51 – Where Are The Chips Produced?43:05 – Why Are TSMC So Far Ahead Of The Rest?49:56 – The Geopolitics Of The Semi-Conductor.59:15 – The Fragility Of Global Dependence On Semi-Conductors & The Future Of Chip Tech.1:05:41 – Is There A Shortage Of High-Grade Silicon?1:08:01 – A Moment In Your Life You Cannot Believe You Were A Part Of?1:09:59 – Country You Are Most Bullish On?1:12:31 – Conversation Between Any Two People Of History?1:13:28 – Afterthoughts & Ambition For The Podcast.----Episodes Of The Curious Worldview Podcast Similar To This!Jos Benschop | The Wonder Of ASMLLinks To Chris MillerChris Miller Website-----A Curious Worldview Podcast - This is my main podcast project. I feature a whole suite of interviews on there covering all extensions of my interests. A Curious Worldview is for anyone interested in learning more about the world. - you into Nassim Taleb, Skin In The Game, Antifragile, The Black Swan? I run a Nassim Taleb podcast covering all the wonderful ideas found in the 5 part Incerto series.🎙️The Nassim Taleb & Incerto Podcast: - me 🐦 for feedback and also for recommendations on what future episodes should be! Twitter @ryanfhoggContact me 🐦 for feedback!
#UkraineRussiaWar - Ghaidaa Hetou | How The War Affects The MENA Region
Mar 23 2022
#UkraineRussiaWar - Ghaidaa Hetou | How The War Affects The MENA Region
🎙️: A Curious Worldview Podcast - Search, Subscribe 5-Stars! was recorded at 20:00 on the 16th of March, CET.Ghaidaa Hetou Ph.D. is the founder of iStrategic.Dr. Hetou guides the development and oversees the operational efficiency of iStrategic. She is a consultant and advisor on Middle East and North Africa affairs, specializing in political risk analysis, foreign policy, political economy, geopolitics, and business strategies. Dr. Hetou also writes a weekly Op-Ed in Forbes Middle East.In this podcast, we spoke about how the #RussiaUkraineWar is affecting the MENA region (Middle East North Africa).In This Podcast With Ghaidaa Hetou, You Can Expect To Hear About…Wheat Insecurity Throughout The MENA Region.Attitudes Of War From The MENA Region.Why So Many From The MENA Region Are Joining The Fight In Europe.Timestamps With Ghaidaa Hetou00:00 – Introduction01:28 -Consequences For The War In The MENA Region.08:00 – Explaining The Chechnyan Angle.10:58 – Oil & What Is The GCC?13:43 – Back To The MENA Wheat Fragility.21:58 – Water Insecurity.27:17 – What Makes Wheat So Special? Are There No Alternatives?32:22 – The Question Of Rebel Groups & Private Militia From The MENA Region.41:44 – How Are People Thinking About This Conflict In The MENA Region?48:28 – The Global Importance Of Oil.52:48 – How Ghaidaa Sees This All Playing Out For The MENA Region.Episodes Of The Curious Worldview Podcast Similar To This!Jim Henry Ukraine/Russia War #1Jim Henry Ukraine/Russia War #2Vijay Vaitheeswaran On Russia/European GasMichael Hilliard Geopolitical Analysis Of The UkraineRussiaWarTim Harcourt On Russian Economy & How It Affects AustraliaAlexander Kucherenko | A Ukrainian PerspectiveGhaidaa Hetou | China’s Belt & Road InitiativeLinks To Ghaidaa HetouTwitteri-Strategic-----Are you into Nassim Taleb, Skin In The Game, Antifragile, The Black Swan? I run a Nassim Taleb podcast covering all the wonderful ideas found in the 5 part Incerto series.🎙️The Nassim Taleb & Incerto Podcast: - me 🐦 for feedback and also for recommendations on what future episodes should be! Twitter @ryanfhoggContact me 🐦 for feedback!
Oliver Bullough | Moneyland & The Cancer Of Kleptocracy
Mar 16 2022
Oliver Bullough | Moneyland & The Cancer Of Kleptocracy
🎙️: A Curious Worldview Podcast - Search, Subscribe 5-Stars! : following is a conversation with Oliver Bullough, an amazing voice and author in the field of financial secrecy and kleptocracy.Oliver Bullough wrote a book back in 2018 called Moneyland and has another one coming this year called, Butler To The World. Oliver’s books follow the themes of kleptocracy, financial secrecy, offshore finance and the myriad cancers upon the world that these pathways allow.In This Chat, Oliver Bullough Answers 3 QuestionsWhat Is Moneyland?What Is The Archetypal Example Of Moneyland?Is There Any Way Out Of Moneyland?Jump In On My Newsletter 📋 🔑 - Free To Peruse My 📷 Instagram & Twitter 🐦 Mates!-----00:00 – Introduction.03:57 – What Is Moneyland?24:08 – An Archetypal Example Of Moneyland.34:25 – How Does Moneyland Enable The Scale Of Criminal Organisations & Is There Any Way Out?46:47 – Afterthoughts & Ambition For The Podcast.----Episodes Of The Curious Worldview Podcast Similar To This!Jim HenryNicholas ShaxsonBradley HopeTim ButcherLinks To Oliver BulloughOliver Bullough Twitter-----A Curious Worldview Podcast - This is my main podcast project. I feature a whole suite of interviews on there covering all extensions of my interests. A Curious Worldview is for anyone interested in learning more about the world. - you into Nassim Taleb, Skin In The Game, Antifragile, The Black Swan? I run a Nassim Taleb podcast covering all the wonderful ideas found in the 5 part Incerto series.🎙️The Nassim Taleb & Incerto Podcast: - me 🐦 for feedback and also for recommendations on what future episodes should be! Twitter @ryanfhoggContact me 🐦 for feedback!
Michael Smith #UkraineRussiaWar | Xi Jinping Territorial Ambitions For Taiwan In Response To Russia’s War
Mar 10 2022
Michael Smith #UkraineRussiaWar | Xi Jinping Territorial Ambitions For Taiwan In Response To Russia’s War
🎙️: A Curious Worldview Podcast - Search, Subscribe 5-Stars! was recorded at 0800 on the 7th of March, CET.Michael Smith is the North Asian Correspondent for AFR. Michael was a guest on this podcast in #45 where he discussed his sudden evacuation from China and his book, The Last Correspondent.Michael Smith has been keeping a really close eye on how China, the CCP and Xi Jinping have all been reacting to what is going on in Ukraine. The big question on everybody’s lips is… how does this affect China’s territorial ambition for Taiwan?In This Podcast With Michael Smith, We Speak About…Territorial Ambitions For Taiwan.China’s Military.Similarities Between Putin & Xi Jinping.Timestamps With Michael Smith00:00 – Introduction00:59 – How Are Territorial Ambitions For Taiwan Affected By The War?06:29 – How Much Does Xi Jinping Know?11:29 – How Has The Taiwan Calculation Changed?16:39 – Nuts & Bolts, What Is Taiwan Worth To China?19:09 – Tapei Solidarity With Ukraine Aggression Towards China?21:59 – Timeline Of Xi Reaction.28:14 – Similarities Between Putin & Xi Jinping.37:18 – A Sense For China’s Military.Episodes Of The Curious Worldview Podcast Similar To This!Jim Henry Ukraine/Russia War #1Jim Henry Ukraine/Russia War #2Vijay Vaitheeswaran On Russia/European GasMichael Hilliard Geopolitical Analysis Of The UkraineRussiaWarTim Harcourt On Russian Economy & How It Affects AustraliaAlexander Kucherenko | A Ukrainian PerspectiveMichael Smith | The Last CorrespondentLinks To Michael SmithTwitterAFR Articles-----A Curious Worldview Podcast - This is my main podcast project. I feature a whole suite of interviews on there covering all extensions of my interests. A Curious Worldview is for anyone interested in learning more about the world. - you into Nassim Taleb, Skin In The Game, Antifragile, The Black Swan? I run a Nassim Taleb podcast covering all the wonderful ideas found in the 5 part Incerto series.🎙️The Nassim Taleb & Incerto Podcast: - me 🐦 for feedback and also for recommendations on what future episodes should be! Twitter @ryanfhoggContact me 🐦 for feedback!
#UkraineRussia War - Alexander Kucherenko | A Ukrainian Perspective. Checking In From Poltava, Eastern Ukraine
Mar 3 2022
#UkraineRussia War - Alexander Kucherenko | A Ukrainian Perspective. Checking In From Poltava, Eastern Ukraine
🎙️: A Curious Worldview Podcast - Search, Subscribe 5-Stars! was recorded at 12:00 on the 3rd of March.Alexander Kucherenko is a Ukrainian located in Poltava, a large city in the east of Ukraine between Kyiv and Kharkiv. In this conversation, he speaks to me about his own and his family's experience so far in this conflict, and the overall resolve of the Ukrainian people. This conversation becomes very real at points.In This Podcast With Alexander Kucherenko, We Speak About...Alexander's First Person PerspectiveZelenskyyThe Ukrainian Resolve.Self Defense & Civil Defense.Russian Military Morale.+ More.Jump In On My Newsletter 📋 🔑 - With Alexander Kucherenko00:00 - Introduction01:46 - How Are You Going?02:31 - What Was The Mood Pre-Invasion & What Was Your Reaction?09:00 - Reacting To Air Sirens.12:50 - How Is Alexander & The Ukrainians Getting Information?20:18 - Ukraine Militarising Their Numerous Software Developers.23:00 - Was Alexander Surprised By The Ukrainian Defense & Resolve?31:23 - Zelenskyy.35:40 - How Do You Feel? How Overwhelming Is It All?41:00 - Russian Army Morale.49:40 - Would You Pick Up A Gun?53:43 - How Surreal Does Everything Feel? The Beauty & Horror Of War.1:05:30 - Have You Considered Leaving The Country?1:11:00 - How Are You Thinking About The Next Few Days?1:12:11 - What Can We Do?1:16:30 - Afterthoughts.Episodes Of The Curious Worldview Podcast Similar To This!Jim Henry Ukraine/Russia War #1Jim Henry Ukraine/Russia War #2Vijay Vaitheeswaran On Russia/European GasMichael Hilliard Geopolitical Analysis Of The UkraineRussiaWarTim Harcourt On Russian Economy & How It Affects AustraliaLinks To Alexander KucherenkoInstagram - @oleksandrkucherenko-----A Curious Worldview Podcast - This is my main podcast project. I feature a whole suite of interviews on there covering all extensions of my interests. A Curious Worldview is for anyone interested in learning more about the world. - you into Nassim Taleb, Skin In The Game, Antifragile, The Black Swan? I run a Nassim Taleb podcast covering all the wonderful ideas found in the 5 part Incerto series.🎙️The Nassim Taleb & Incerto Podcast: - me 🐦 for feedback and also for recommendations on what future episodes should be! Twitter @ryanfhoggContact me 🐦 for feedback!
#UkraineRussiaWar - Tim Harcourt | The Asian Geopolitics Of Russian Energy & How It All Affects Australia
Mar 1 2022
#UkraineRussiaWar - Tim Harcourt | The Asian Geopolitics Of Russian Energy & How It All Affects Australia
🎙️: A Curious Worldview Podcast - Search, Subscribe 5-Stars!✍️: was recorded at 11:00 on the 2nd of March.Tim Harcourt is the new Industry Professor and Chief Economist at the Institute for Public Policy and Governance (IPPG) at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS).He published the Airpot Economist in 2008 and followed up with The Airport Economist Flies Again in 2021. Since Thursday the 24/02, Tim has written much about the war from the angle of Russia's economy, economic sanctions and how Australia's economy might be affected.In This Podcast With Tim Harcourt, We Speak About...Why The Russian Economy Matters.Unintended Consequences Of Sanctions.Where Australia Fits Into This.Jump In On My Newsletter 📋 🔑 - – Introduction01:40 – Why The Russian Economy Actually Matters.13:22 – Why Did The Swiss Break Neutrality?18:10 – Are The Sanctions More Severe Than Putin Thought? + 2nd Order Consequences.25:27 – How Is Australia Affected By All Of This?30:12 – How Does China Fit Into All Of This?32:42 – Where Do Nukes Fit Into All Of This?----Episodes Of The Curious Worldview Podcast Similar To This!Jim Henry Ukraine/Russia War #1Jim Henry Ukraine/Russia War #2Vijay Vaitheeswaran On GasMichael Hilliard Geopolitical AnalysisLinks To Tim HarcourtTim Harcourt Twitter-----A Curious Worldview Podcast - This is my main podcast project. I feature a whole suite of interviews on there covering all extensions of my interests. A Curious Worldview is for anyone interested in learning more about the world. - you into Nassim Taleb, Skin In The Game, Antifragile, The Black Swan? I run a Nassim Taleb podcast covering all the wonderful ideas found in the 5 part Incerto series.🎙️The Nassim Taleb & Incerto Podcast: - me 🐦 for feedback and also for recommendations on what future episodes should be! Twitter @ryanfhoggContact me 🐦 for feedback!
26/02 #UkraineRussiaWar - Michael Hilliard | Geopolitical Analyst & Conflict Journalist Explaining The War
Feb 26 2022
26/02 #UkraineRussiaWar - Michael Hilliard | Geopolitical Analyst & Conflict Journalist Explaining The War
🎙️: A Curious Worldview Podcast - Search, Subscribe 5-Stars! was recorded at 10:00 on the 26th of February.Michael Hilliard is the host of what is both Australia’s best and my personal favourite geopolitical podcast. The Red Line.Michael is a journalist reporting from countries including Iran, Russia, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, and also has extensive experience operating throughout central Asia and former Soviet States. He works with sources from the White House to the Taliban and also serves on various committees and councils for the Australian Government.In This Podcast, We Speak About…How Michael Hilliard Is Making Sense Of All This.Putin’s Motivations.NATO, Top To Bottom.+ Ominous Speculation Of The Future.Jump In On My Newsletter 📋 🔑 - – Introduction00:56 – How Is Michael Making Sense Of All This?02:36 – Putin’s Motivations, Ukraine Resistance & Russian Moral.12:03 – Michael’s Experience In Central Asia Informing This Moment.19:14 – The Russian & Putin Apologist Argument + Explaining NATO Top To Bottom.29:17 – Ominous Speculation of The Future.39:21 – Closing Thoughts.----Episodes Of The Curious Worldview Podcast Similar To This!Jim Henry Ukraine/Russia War #1Jim Henry Ukraine/Russia War #2Vijay VaitheeswaranLinks To Michael HilliardMichael Hilliard TwitterThe Red Line Podcast-----A Curious Worldview Podcast - This is my main podcast project. I feature a whole suite of interviews on there covering all extensions of my interests. A Curious Worldview is for anyone interested in learning more about the world. - you into Nassim Taleb, Skin In The Game, Antifragile, The Black Swan? I run a Nassim Taleb podcast covering all the wonderful ideas found in the 5 part Incerto series.🎙️The Nassim Taleb & Incerto Podcast: - me 🐦 for feedback and also for recommendations on what future episodes should be! Twitter @ryanfhoggContact me 🐦 for feedback!
25/02 #UkraineRussiaWar - Jim Henry | Explaining SWIFT & Targeting Russian Oligarchs
Feb 25 2022
25/02 #UkraineRussiaWar - Jim Henry | Explaining SWIFT & Targeting Russian Oligarchs
🎙️: A Curious Worldview Podcast - Search, Subscribe 5-Stars!✍️: was recorded at 19:00 on the 25th of February.We spoke about SWIFT and expanded on the sanctions chat that started the day previous.Jim Henry is a godfather to the field of investigative journalism into financial secrecy, offshore finance, capital flight and kleptocracy. He published Blood Bankers in 2003 which exposed 100s of corrupt, kleptocratic infrastructure projects across the developing world which we covered in #49 of this podcast.Jump In On My Newsletter 📋 🔑 - – Update On The Sanctions08:29 – Can It Be That Private Incentives Are Getting In The Way Here?11:00 – Explaining Swift & It’s Implications For Russia.21:01 – Turning Attention To Oligarchs + Commenting On Russian Apologists.35:12 – Closing Thoughts.----Episodes Of The Curious Worldview Podcast Similar To This!Jim Henry Ukraine/Russia War #1Jim Henry Blood BankersNicholas ShaxsonBradley HopeVijay VaitheeswaranLinks To Jim HenryJim Henry TwitterBlood Bankers-----A Curious Worldview Podcast - This is my main podcast project. I feature a whole suite of interviews on there covering all extensions of my interests. A Curious Worldview is for anyone interested in learning more about the world. - you into Nassim Taleb, Skin In The Game, Antifragile, The Black Swan? I run a Nassim Taleb podcast covering all the wonderful ideas found in the 5 part Incerto series.🎙️The Nassim Taleb & Incerto Podcast: - me 🐦 for feedback and also for recommendations on what future episodes should be! Twitter @ryanfhoggContact me 🐦 for feedback!
24/02 (Day Of Invasion) #UkraineRussiaWar – Jim Henry | The Efficacy Of Economic Sanctions & Russia’s Incredible Capital Flight
Feb 24 2022
24/02 (Day Of Invasion) #UkraineRussiaWar – Jim Henry | The Efficacy Of Economic Sanctions & Russia’s Incredible Capital Flight
🎙️: A Curious Worldview Podcast - Search, Subscribe 5-Stars!✍️: was recorded at 21:00 on Wednesday night, the 23rd of February. It was 8 hours after we stopped recording at 05:00 the next day that Russia invaded the Ukraine. Jim Henry is a godfather to the field of investigative journalism into financial secrecy, offshore finance, capital flight and kleptocracy. He published Blood Bankers in 2003 which exposed 100s of corrupt, kleptocratic infrastructure projects across the developing world which we covered in #49 of this podcast.In this Podcast, you can expect to hear about the following and more…Russia’s Domestic Problems.Russia’s Lousy Economy.The Efficacy Of Sanctions.War In Europe?Jump In On My Newsletter 📋 🔑 - Free To Peruse My 📷 Instagram & Twitter 🐦 Mates!-----00:00 – Introduction.01:14 – 23/02 @ 21:00 – What Is The Situation Now?04:16 – What Is Putin’s Domestic Problem?11:14 – What Are The Sanctions Exactly & Russia’s Lousy Economy.27:15 – How Effective Are Sanctions At The End Of The Day?32:45 – This All Feels A Bit Unhinged.37:42 – What Does Jim Make Of All The War Rhetoric?43:06 – Closing Thoughts.51:19 – Afterthoughts.----Episodes Of The Curious Worldview Podcast Similar To This!Jim HenryNicholas ShaxsonBradley HopeVijay VaitheeswaranLinks To Jim HenryJim Henry TwitterBlood Bankers-----A Curious Worldview Podcast - This is my main podcast project. I feature a whole suite of interviews on there covering all extensions of my interests. A Curious Worldview is for anyone interested in learning more about the world. - you into Nassim Taleb, Skin In The Game, Antifragile, The Black Swan? I run a Nassim Taleb podcast covering all the wonderful ideas found in the 5 part Incerto series.🎙️The Nassim Taleb & Incerto Podcast: - me 🐦 for feedback and also for recommendations on what future episodes should be! Twitter @ryanfhoggContact me 🐦 for feedback!
Ryan Delany | It's Coffee All The Way Down, Coffee Economics, Coffee As A Commodity, The Supply Chain & The Ethics Of Coffee
Feb 22 2022
Ryan Delany | It's Coffee All The Way Down, Coffee Economics, Coffee As A Commodity, The Supply Chain & The Ethics Of Coffee
🎙️: A Curious Worldview Podcast - Search, Subscribe 5-Stars! Delany is the guest, and he runs the Coffee Trading Academy.Ryan is a veteran of the US military and after serving as a dedicated marksman in Afghanistan in the early 2000s, he then went on the be educated at Harvard under the GI bill and it was here where he discovered his love and passion for coffee.Ryan Delany is a coffee trader and educator and as we speak about in the chat, you’ll hear how there is a clear diction between trading a commodity and growing or mining a commodity.This distinction informs much of his worldview and makes for an extremely realistic, informed and objective take on coffee.You can expect to hear in this podcast about the following and more…The Geography Of Coffee.How The Environment Effects The Coffee Market.The Legiticamny Of Rainforest Alliance, UTZ, Fair Trade, etc.The Stupifying Efficiency Of The Whole Supply Chain.China/US As The Next Superpower>& More, More + More.Jump In On My Newsletter 📋 🔑 - Free To Peruse My 📷 Instagram & Twitter 🐦 Mates!-----00:00 – Introduction.02:24 – What Is A Coffee Guy?09:44 – The Geography Of Coffee.24:54 – The Coffee Consumer & The Coffee Commodity.38:04 – How Climate Change Effects Rainforest Alliance, UTZ, Fair Trade, etc.54:09 – Labour Rates & Issues From The Trade.1:17:54 – The Unbelievable Efficiency Of The Coffee Market.1:29:24 – Exciting & Closing Facts On The Coffee Industry.1:34:24 – A Geopolitical Side Bar On The China/US Superpower Question (The Thucydides Trap).1:46:44 – Conversation Between Any Two People Of History.1:48:48 – Afterthoughts & Ambition For The Podcast.----A Curious Worldview Podcast - This is my main podcast project. I feature a whole suite of interviews on there covering all extensions of my interests. A Curious Worldview is for anyone interested in learning more about the world. - you into Nassim Taleb, Skin In The Game, Antifragile, The Black Swan? I run a Nassim Taleb podcast covering all the wonderful ideas found in the 5 part Incerto series.🎙️The Nassim Taleb & Incerto Podcast: - me 🐦 for feedback and also for recommendations on what future episodes should be! Twitter @ryanfhoggContact me 🐦 for feedback!
Tim Butcher | Blood River, Africa's Broken Heart & The Congo Through The Eyes Of A War Journalist
Feb 1 2022
Tim Butcher | Blood River, Africa's Broken Heart & The Congo Through The Eyes Of A War Journalist
🎙️: A Curious Worldview Podcast - Search, Subscribe 5-Stars! following is a conversation with Tim Butcher, author, adventurer, international journalist. Tim served as a journalist for over 20 years with The Daily Telegraph newspaper in the United Kingdom, holding a series of positions including lead writer, war correspondent, African Bureau Chief, and serving as the Middle East Correspondent. Tim Butcher travelled overland the great, powerful, consuming and hostile, lungs of the Earth which is the territory we know as the Democratic Republic of the Congo. And what makes this one of the great adventures is that at the time he did, and likely since as well, it had been over 100 years since someone had successfully completed the journey.You can expect to hear in this podcast about the following and more…The Risks Of The CongoThe Beauty Of The CongoTim Explaining Why Progress Is Inverted In The Congo (This Is The Most Important Part)Corruption & Kleptocracy Of The Congo+ A Window Into Tim’s Latest WorkJump In On My Newsletter 📋 🔑 - Free To Peruse My 📷 Instagram & Twitter 🐦 Mates!-----00:00 – Introduction.06:37 – What Makes Traveling The Congo So Exceptionally Difficult.11:41 – The Risks Of Traveling Through The Congo.35:21 – Why The Congo Is So Beautiful & The Unbelievability Of The Congo.45:01 – Tim’s Motivation For Going To The Congo.47:57 – Tim Explaining How Progress In The Congo Is Inverted.1:08:21 – The Corruption, Kleptocracy & Crony Capitalism In The Congo.1:13:47 – Why Nations Fail, Corruption & Giant Infrastructure Projects.1:26:52 – Amazing Anecdote Regarding Health, Corruption & Covid.1:29:28 – Classic Despotic African Corruption & Cliché Yachtlife.1:31:50 – The Illusion Of Normalcy & What Makes A Nation.1:46:46 – On Special Economic Zones In Africa.2:01:36 – A Country You Are Most Bullish On.2:04:06 – Afterthoughts & Ambition For The Podcast----A Curious Worldview Podcast - This is my main podcast project. I feature a whole suite of interviews on there covering all extensions of my interests. A Curious Worldview is for anyone interested in learning more about the world. - you into Nassim Taleb, Skin In The Game, Antifragile, The Black Swan? I run a Nassim Taleb podcast covering all the wonderful ideas found in the 5 part Incerto series.🎙️The Nassim Taleb & Incerto Podcast: - me 🐦 for feedback and also for recommendations on what future episodes should be! Twitter @ryanfhoggContact me 🐦 for feedback!
Vijay Vaitheeswaran - The Economist Global Climate & Energy Editor | Why Energy Is At The Heart Of The Ukraine/Russia Crisis
Jan 29 2022
Vijay Vaitheeswaran - The Economist Global Climate & Energy Editor | Why Energy Is At The Heart Of The Ukraine/Russia Crisis
🎙️: A Curious Worldview Podcast - this is my main podcast, search and subscribe! ✍️: Vaitheeswaran on why energy is at the heart of the Russian/Ukrainian flare-up.Vijay Vaitheeswaran has led a life of journalism. He is the Global Climate & Energy Innovation Editor at the Economist, the man who opened the Economist’s first regional bureau in Latin America, The the Chairman of the Economist’s Innovation Summit, a multiple times author, and has served on the Economist’s editorial staff since 1992.In this conversation, Vijay explains from the back to the front the multiple energy variables at play in the ongoing Ukraine/Russia standoff. It is an education in the moment and furthermore an interesting snapshot of Europe’s current geopolitical calculation.  In this podcast, you should expect to hear the following…Why Energy Is At The Heart Of This Moment With Russia & Ukraine.The Potency Of Putin’s Energy Threat.Why This Is Even Happening In The First Place?Plus What Do We Make Of The War Rhetoric?Jump In On My Newsletter 📋 🔑 - Free To Peruse My 📷 Instagram & Twitter 🐦 Mates!-----00:00 – Introduction.01:23 – Why Energy Is At The Heart Of What Is Happening Between Russia/Ukraine.11:44 – How Potent Is Putin’s Energy Threat?14:31 – But Why Is This Happening At All In The First Place?20:53 – What About all The War & Invasion Rhetoric?28:06 – What Are The Consequences Of All This?33:48 – Rounding Out The Chat.34:21 – Afterthoughts & My Ambition For The Podcast.----A Curious Worldview Podcast - This is my main podcast project. I feature a whole suite of interviews on there covering all extensions of my interests. A Curious Worldview is for anyone interested in learning more about the world. - you into Nassim Taleb, Skin In The Game, Antifragile, The Black Swan? I run a Nassim Taleb podcast covering all the wonderful ideas found in the 5 part Incerto series.🎙️The Nassim Taleb & Incerto Podcast: - me 🐦 for feedback and also for recommendations on what future episodes should be! Twitter @ryanfhoggContact me 🐦 for feedback!
Whatifalthist | The Mandate Of Heaven, Ancient China & Disturbing Global Demographics & Great Adventurers Of History
Jan 11 2022
Whatifalthist | The Mandate Of Heaven, Ancient China & Disturbing Global Demographics & Great Adventurers Of History
🎙️: A Curious Worldview Podcast - Search, Subscribe 5-Stars! Attached To This Podcast!🎙️:  He is the creator of the youtube channel, Whatifalthist which is a 300,000+ subscriber YouTube channel that explores everything alternative history, geopolitics and history as it's been recorded. Rudyard Lynch is just a sponge of history. He is so passionate and endlessly fascinated by everything that has come before us. Whether it is ancient China or 20th century West Africa, or seemingly anything and everything in between. Rudyard Lynch has somewhere between a peripheral to a deep knowledge of it as a historical event. You can expect to hear in this podcast about the following and more...Adventurers & Explorers Of Ancient History.BC. China.Demographics & Negative Birth Rates.Hyperbolic Questions From History.+ More, More & More, Refer To Timestamps.Jump In On My Newsletter 📋 🔑 - ChannelWhatifalthist YoutubeFeel Free To Peruse My 📷 Instagram & Twitter 🐦 Mates!-----00:00 - Introduction.02:15 - Qin Shi Huang: The Father Of China10:50 - Ancient Adventurers & Explorers18:40 - The Mandate Of Heaven & The CCP26:20 - Bad Demographics & Implications For Negative Birth Rates34:13 - Talking About Climate Change44:01 - Does Rudyard Feel Accountable Yet?47:15 - What Is The Most Serendipitous Thing That Has Come From Your Platform?49:39 - A Fascinating Country That Is Largely Forgotten.51:41 - Histories Greatest Ruler?52:08 - Histories Most Misunderstood Figure?54:05 - Histories Most Important Figure?55:22 - Histories Most Fascinating Civilisation?56:40 - Histories Best Warriors?58:08 - Rudyard's Favourite Historical Character.59:15 - Country You Are Most Bullish On?01:02:06 - Afterthoughts & Ambition For The Podcast.----A Curious Worldview Podcast - This is my main podcast project. I feature a whole suite of interviews on there covering all extensions of my interests. A Curious Worldview is for anyone interested in learning more about the world. - you into Nassim Taleb, Skin In The Game, Antifragile, The Black Swan? I run a Nassim Taleb podcast covering all the wonderful ideas found in the 5 part Incerto series.🎙️The Nassim Taleb & Incerto Podcast: - me 🐦 for feedback and also for recommendations on what future episodes should be! Twitter @ryanfhoggContact me 🐦 for feedback!
Jordan Schneider | ChinaTalk, Communism & CCP + Working At Ray Dalio's Bridgewater
Dec 21 2021
Jordan Schneider | ChinaTalk, Communism & CCP + Working At Ray Dalio's Bridgewater
Article Attached To This Podcast!🎙️: Schneider is the host of the ChinaTalk Podcast & Newsletter, as well as the guest on this episode of the podcast!ChinaTalk is one of the most terrific sources of news and analysis if you are interested in the world of Chinese tech, which is one of deep fascination to both me and Jordan.Jordan Schneider is also currently the senior analyst at the Rhodium group where he focuses on tech in China, its rise, relations and all those various and related applications.You can expect to hear in this podcast with Jordan Schneider about the following and more…The Minoosha On Podcasting, Lessons From Interviewing 100’s Of People.Jordans Experience At Bridgewater, One Of The Most Famous Hedge Funds In The World.Jordan Explaining What The Communism In CCP Means.+ More & More As Well.Jump In On My Newsletter 📋 🔑 - Schneider WorkChinaTalk SubstackChinaTalk PodcastFeel Free To Peruse My 📷 Instagram & Twitter 🐦 Mates!-----00:00 – Introduction.04:53 – Is There Anything To The Correlation Between Podcasters And Speechwriters.15:03 – What Is It Like Working At Bridgwater + Radical Honesty Policy.25:00 – The Decision From Jordan To Turn His Attention Away From Wall St And Towards China.28:35 – Explaining China Beyond The Commonly Understood Caricature33:02 – Regional Variation In China.38:02 – Is China Communistic The Way We Think It Is?50:39 – What Is The Big Question Jordan Is Thinking About When It Comes To China?55:30 – What Country Are You Most Bullish On?56:32 – Conversation Between Any Two People Of History57:24 – Afterthought----A Curious Worldview Podcast - This is my main podcast project. I feature a whole suite of interviews on there covering all extensions of my interests. A Curious Worldview is for anyone interested in learning more about the world. - you into Nassim Taleb, Skin In The Game, Antifragile, The Black Swan? I run a Nassim Taleb podcast covering all the wonderful ideas found in the 5 part Incerto series.🎙️The Nassim Taleb & Incerto Podcast: - me 🐦 for feedback and also for recommendations on what future episodes should be! Twitter @ryanfhoggContact me 🐦 for feedback! Twitter @ryanfhogg
Peter Pomerantsev | This Is Not Propaganda, The Link Between Populism & Identity + The Geopolitics Of Propaganda
Dec 1 2021
Peter Pomerantsev | This Is Not Propaganda, The Link Between Populism & Identity + The Geopolitics Of Propaganda
🎙️: A Curious Worldview Podcast - Search, Subscribe 5-Stars! Attached To This Podcast!🎙️: Pomerantsev is a  journalist, author, TV producer and among many other things, a Visiting Senior Fellow at the Institute of Global Affairs at the London School of Economics.I reached out to speak with Peter because of his brilliant book and the subject of this podcast, ‘This Is Not Propaganda’. The chat was a terrific blast for me. Peter brought tremendous enthusiasm to the conversation and as well he managed to show off his broad erudition in the explanation of politics and propaganda.You can expect to hear in this podcast with Peter Pomerantsev about the following and more…Why Identity Issues Are At The Root Of Populism.The Distinction Between The Facts & The Narrative.Why Peter Doesn’t Rate Churchill As A Good Writer.Why Good Propaganda Hinges Solely On One's Ability To Collect Data.Plus more and more and more…Jump In On My Newsletter 📋 🔑 - Free To Peruse My 📷 Instagram & Twitter 🐦 Mates!-----00:00 – Introduction To Peter Pomerantsev.02:53 – I Am Fluent In Russian.04:28 – Australian Archetypal Example Of The Divided World.13:18 – Good Propaganda Is About How Good Your Data Is.16:03 – The Role Of Identity & It’s Link To Populism.42:53 – Craziness For No Reason Is Fun, But Ends Up Wiping Everything Out.46:35 – The Minority Rule, Nassim Taleb.49:58 – Why Impartiality Is Fraudulent & All That Remains Is Being More Genuine.57:50 – Mexico & AMLO.1:01:03 – The Distinction Between Facts & Narrative.1:16:20 – What’s Happening In Belarus?1:22:08 – Question From Peter’s Biggest Fan… My Mother In Law.1:27:40 – Why Peter Hates This Famous Churchill Quote.1:33:29 – Discussing Sweden.1:36:23 – How Is The Medium Of Propaganda Going To Change Going Forward?1:41:21 – What Country Is Peter Most Bullish On?1:48:09 – Conversation Between Any Two People Of History.1:49:51 – My Afterthoughts.----A Curious Worldview Podcast - This is my main podcast project. I feature a whole suite of interviews on there covering all extensions of my interests. A Curious Worldview is for anyone interested in learning more about the world. - you into Nassim Taleb, Skin In The Game, Antifragile, The Black Swan? I run a Nassim Taleb podcast covering all the wonderful ideas found in the 5 part Incerto series.🎙️The Nassim Taleb & Incerto Podcast: - me 🐦 for feedback and also for recommendations on what future episodes should be! Twitter @ryanfhoggContact me 🐦 for feedback! Twitter @ryanfhogg
Lachlan McGrath | The Geopolitics Of Cyber Warfare & Understanding Cyber Security
Nov 11 2021
Lachlan McGrath | The Geopolitics Of Cyber Warfare & Understanding Cyber Security
Article Attached To This Podcast 🎙️: McGrath is the Senior Strategy Consultant for CyberCX and the Curious Worldview Podcast's official cyber security expert.Cyber Security forces us to make considerations such as the following. Why deploy an expensive and costly army when you could rather just cripple your enemy via wifi and anonymity?Why spend billions on soldiers to destabilise a nation when you could rather just meddle anonymously in their elections?Why risk your life trying to rob a bank, when you could rather and with significantly less risk just inject a line of malware code and achieve the same end goal?How does the geopolitics of power change when traditional geography, manpower and distance become obsolete?You can expect to hear in this podcast with Lachlan About Cyber Security the following and more...Why Cyber Security Threats Must Be Treated As Seriously As If They Were Physical.Lachlan Going Through All The Key Jargon.The Geopolitics Of Cyber Security.The Realities Of Cyber Warfare.More, more, more and more.Jump In On My Newsletter 📋 🔑 - Free To Peruse My 📷 Instagram & Twitter 🐦 Mates!-----00 - Introduction.04:39 - How We Should Stop Thinking About Threats As Only Physical.11:44 - Lachlan Describing His Experience In Both The Public & Private Sector.18:09 - Defining Some Of The Key Jargon In Cyber Security.31:07 - Implications Of The Mass Movement To The Cloud.35:56 - Using Real World Metaphors To Understand Cyber.41:06 - Why Is The NHS Vulnerable To Attack?43:36 - The Sophistication Difference Between The Offense & Defense.54:41 - A Diplomatic Lachlan.58:01 - The Geopolitics Of Cyber Security?1:11:41 - What About The Ethics Of Cyber?1:18:26 - Cyber Warfare.1:40:23 - Cryptocurrency Regulation.1:54:05 - Country You Are Most Bullish On?1:56:42 - Conversation Between Any Two People?1:57:54 - Afterthoughts.----Are you into Nassim Taleb? I run a Nassim Taleb podcast covering all the wonderful ideas found in the 5 part Incerto series.View here - Curious Worldview Podcast - This is my main podcast project. I feature a whole suite of interviews on there covering all extensions of my interests. A Curious Worldview is for anyone interested in learning more about the world. - me 🐦 for feedback and also for recommendations on what future episodes should be! Twitter @ryanfhogg
Bradley Hope | The Offshore Finance Red Pill, Narrative Journalism & Why He Is Bullish On Saudi Arabia
Oct 22 2021
Bradley Hope | The Offshore Finance Red Pill, Narrative Journalism & Why He Is Bullish On Saudi Arabia
Article Attached To This Podcast 🎙️: Hope is the co-founder of Project Brazen, a media company that is producing books, podcasts, and even tv shows and movies based off the stranger than fiction real-life stories composed in a narrative journalism style. Bradley Hope is also the co-author of the book, Billion Dollar Whale - the 1MDB scandal and exposing of Jho Low as well as Blood & Oil, the story so far of MBS - Mohammed Bin Salman.You can expect to hear in the podcast with Bradley some of the following and moreGreat examples of narrative journalism.MBS’s foreshadowing with a boyhood addiction to playing age of empires.Why celebrities are just people for hire.Bradley giving us the pandora papers red pill.Why he is fascinated by the middle east.And more and more and more.Jump In On My Newsletter 📋 🔑 - Free To Peruse My 📷 Instagram & Twitter 🐦 Mates!-----00:00 - Introduction.04:21- Explaining Narrative Journalism... Definition and Examples.13:36 - Bradley's Favourite Piece Of Narrative Journalism.16:36 - What Some Great Stories Of Narrative Journalism You Are Working On?26:01 - How's The Economics Of Project Brazen Work?29:46 - Pandora Papers & Celebrities Are People For Hire.35:13 - Bradley Giving Us A Dose Of Offshore Finance Red Pill.43:20 - Pegasus Spy Software & Investigative Journalists Remaining Encrypted.50:02 - How Special Is The Middle East To You + Bradley Romanticising Travel & Adventure.59:15 - Where Are The Best Stories Coming From?1:01:38 - Reflecting On The Current State Of Lebanon.1:04:16 - Which Country Are You Most Bullish On1:10:00 - A Conversation Between Any Two People Of History?1:12:00 - Afterthoughts.----Are you into Nassim Taleb? I run a Nassim Taleb podcast covering all the wonderful ideas found in the 5 part Incerto series.View here - Curious Worldview Podcast - This is my main podcast project. I feature a whole suite of interviews on there covering all extensions of my interests. A Curious Worldview is for anyone interested in learning more about the world. - me 🐦 for feedback and also for recommendations on what future episodes should be! Twitter @ryanfhogg
Jim Henry | Blood Bankers - How Offshore & Financial Secrecy Are A Cancer On The Developing World
Oct 14 2021
Jim Henry | Blood Bankers - How Offshore & Financial Secrecy Are A Cancer On The Developing World
Article Attached To This Podcast 🎙️: Henry is the author of Blood Bankers a classic investigative tale of following the money.Jim is a Harvard educated economist and lawyer, one of the famous Nader Raiders, a former chief economist at McKinsey & Co, an investigative journalist, author and as you can imagine much more as well. He is a founding member of TJN, the Tax Justice Network and one of the leading voices on curtailing tax evasion and the proliferation of offshore activity. He is currently the founder and managing director of the  Sag Harbour Group, a consultancy for technology organisations. In this podcast with Jim Henry & Blood Bankers, you can expect to learn...How Jim discovered Nixon offshore moneyThe early history of tax havensOperating as chief economist at McKinsey during so much of the development crisisHis thoughts on confessions of an economic hitmanan example of the archetypal debt elephant - which is a hydro dam in brazil, whose damage is borderline unfathomable  Implications of the underground economyDebt trap diplomacyMuch, much more...Jump In On My Newsletter 📋 🔑 - Free To Peruse My 📷 Instagram & Twitter 🐦 Mates!-----00:00 - Introduction08:04 - Jim's Early Years15:56 - Thinking About The Underground Economy26:02 - Nixon Offshore Money34:11 - Following The Money & Emphasising McKinsey & Co45:26 - The Archetypal Economic Hitman Story & Jim's Thoughts On Confessions Of An Economic Hitman52:15 - The Philippines & The Marcos Debacle57:56 - Death On Hermila Marcos's Hands1:02:56 - Why Does Money Continue To Flow Into A Corrupt Regime?1:09:25 - Defining Capital Flight & More On The Nuts & Bolds On The Money1:23:14 - What Are The Incentives For The World Bank/IMF?1:27:56 - A Question From Nicholas Shaxson - Poisoned Scrambled Eggs & Dangers In Investigation.1:40:26 - Reflecting On Leaving The Corporate Life Behind To Write A Book1:48:26 - Narrowing In On Brazil, The Archetypal Debt Elephant2:06:21 - Mexico & Implications Of The Underground Economy2:21:16 - Is Demand A Stronger Force Than Supply When It Comes To The Drug Trade?2:27:56 - How Offshore Allows The Scale Of Criminal Organisations2:34:20 - Chinese Debt Trap Diplomacy2:38:00 - What Does Jim Think About Foreign Aid?2:44:50 - What About The Ethics Of Tax Evasion?2:56:10 - Jim On Russia3:06:00 - What Country Is Jim Bullish On?3:08:50 - Conversation Between Any Two People Of History?3:11:38 - Afterthoughts-----LEAVE YOUR ENERGY IN THE ALGORITHM - 5 STARS & SUBSCRIBE!A Curious Worldview Podcast - This is my main podcast project. I feature a whole suite of interviews on there covering all extensions of my interests. A Curious Worldview is for anyone interested in learning more about the world. - you into Nassim Taleb? I run the only Nassim Taleb podcast on the internet covering all the wonderful ideas found in the 5 part Incerto series.View here -