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Out of Order is a German Marshall Fund podcast about how our world was, is, and will be ordered. From the way the pandemic is shaping geopolitics; to the dark side of tech for democracy; to the political movements, elections and uprisings changing global governance; the podcast brings together international experts from inside and outside of GMF to help us understand our disordered world. In addition to Out of Order episodes, GMF also produces topical mini-series including Post-Pandemic Order and Frontlines of Democracy. All of GMF’s podcast content, along with audio from select special events, can be found in the Out of Order stream. For more information on the German Marshall Fund, visit us at www.gmfus.org

Out of Order is a German Marshall Fund podcast about how our world was, is, and will be ordered. From the way the pandemic is shaping geopolitics; to the dark side of tech for democracy; to the political movements, elections and uprisings changing global governance; the podcast brings together international experts from inside and outside of GMF to help us understand our disordered world. In addition to Out of Order episodes, GMF also produces topical mini-series including Post-Pandemic Order and Frontlines of Democracy. All of GMF’s podcast content, along with audio from select special events, can be found in the Out of Order stream. For more information on the German Marshall Fund, visit us at www.gmfus.org

Location:

Chicago, IL

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Out of Order is a German Marshall Fund podcast about how our world was, is, and will be ordered. From the way the pandemic is shaping geopolitics; to the dark side of tech for democracy; to the political movements, elections and uprisings changing global governance; the podcast brings together international experts from inside and outside of GMF to help us understand our disordered world. In addition to Out of Order episodes, GMF also produces topical mini-series including Post-Pandemic Order and Frontlines of Democracy. All of GMF’s podcast content, along with audio from select special events, can be found in the Out of Order stream. For more information on the German Marshall Fund, visit us at www.gmfus.org

Language:

English

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Episodes

The Growing Role of Cities in Foreign Affairs

6/10/2021
The line separating local from global issues is blurring. Inequality, climate change, the integration of migrants and refugees, and the growing influence of China are just some of the critical transnational issues affecting cities today. None of it can be properly addressed or resolved without the world’s metropolises and their leaders. On this episode of Out of Order, we’re talking about the burgeoning role of cities in international affairs -- how cities conduct diplomacy and how they work...

Duration:00:35:36

Watching China in Europe with Germany's UN Ambassador Christoph Heusgen

5/17/2021
Click HERE to subscribe to Noah's "Watching China in Europe" newsletter and read the April edition HERE. Official Statements: Statement by Christoph Heusgen in the High-level virtual event on the situation of Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslim minorities in Xinjiang, May 12Final Remarks by Ambassador Christoph Heusgen in the Security Council on Germany's 2019/2020 termsArticles: U.S., UK Germany Clash with China at U.N. over XinjiangChina Outlines Its Priorities as UN Security Council...

Duration:00:24:13

Watching China in Europe: Episode Three with Raphael Glucksmann

5/3/2021
In the third installment of "Watching China in Europe," Noah Barkin speaks with Raphael Glucksmann, a member of the European Parliament and chairman of a special committee in the Parliament that is looking into foreign interference and disinformation. Mr Glucksmann, one of several lawmakers who was put on a Chinese sanctions list in March, revealed that the European Council is working on a mandate that would give the EU new powers to counter Chinese disinformation. He also talked about the...

Duration:00:33:10

Behind Europe’s Plan to Clean Up Global Supply Chains

3/25/2021
Lawmakers Call for Green 'Due Diligence' in Supply ChainsMEPs: Hold Companies Accountable for Harm Caused to People and Planet#WeSeeYou: COVID-19 and the Fashion Retail Industry Video: Rana Plaza Collapse: The Deadly Cost of Fashion

Duration:00:21:08

37 Parties, 1 Election: What Dutch Politics Mean for Europe

3/15/2021
Related Reading: Netherlands Election: Mark Rutte and Europe's New Awkward Squad"Frugal Four" Propose "Loans for Loans" Approach to Coronavirus Recovery FundNetherlands Election: Mark Rutte Set to Win Big-- But What Next?Nederlanders zijn niet de nieuwe Britten Episode Music - Blue Dream - Cheel Democracy to Despotism - Zachary Tarrant

Duration:00:29:18

Watching China in Europe: Episode One with Martin Selmayr

3/1/2021
Subscribe to Noah's monthly "Watching China in Europe Newsletter" HERE Episode Music: Blue Dream by Cheel

Duration:00:35:31

“America is Back” and a Marathon Week of Diplomacy

2/25/2021
Paper: "Flexible Security Arrangements and the Future of NATO Partnerships" (Steven Keil and Sophie Arts, GMFUS.org) Op-Ed: "New Possibilities Open for the U.S.-Poland Relationship" (Michal Baranowski, RealClearWorld) Policy Brief Series: "Agenda 2021: A Blueprint for U.S.-Europe-India Cooperation" (Garima Mohan, GMFUS.org)

Duration:00:32:03

Will Alexei Navalny Make Russia More Democratic? (Guest Episode from Democracy Works)

2/22/2021
Links: How Biden Can Achieve Russian Restoration (Michael Kimmage, The New Republic)

Duration:00:52:49

Europe’s Rollercoaster Vaccine Rollout

2/5/2021
New York Times: “Top EU Officials Comes Under Fires in Vaccine Wars” The Guardian: EU Leaders Began to Feel Heat Over Slow Covid Vaccine Rollout Peterson Institute: The Pandemic is Not Under Control Anywhere Unless it is Controlled Everywhere

Duration:00:27:03

Scoring Germany's EU Presidency

1/12/2021
Out of Order is turning to the not-so-distant past to take stock of Germany’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union, which recently ended. After six months helming the EU’s policy agenda… what were the expectations and how did Germany fare? And now that Portugal has picked up the baton, what should the priorities for 2021 be? GMF’s Sudha David-Wilp leads two conversations with top German officials on their country's EU presidency and what comes next. First up: Germany’s Chief...

Duration:00:40:27

Defending Democracy in the Digital World: A Conversation with Marietje Schaake

12/23/2020
Report: “A Future Internet for Democracies: Contesting China’s Push for Dominance in 5G, 6G, and the Internet of Everything” (Lindsay Gorman, Alliance for Securing Democracy)Article: "Democratic Source Code for a New EU-U.S. Tech Alliance" (Marietje Schaake and Tyson Barker, Lawfare)

Duration:00:29:14

Future-Proofing the Alliance with NATO’s Head of Policy Planning Dr. Benedetta Berti

12/11/2020
Credit Music by Patrick Patrikios Title Music by Zachary Tarrant

Duration:00:30:45

The Right Honorable Baroness Catherine Ashton on the Transatlantic Alliance’s Next Chapter

11/25/2020
Op-Ed: "I Helped Negotiate the Iran Deal. Here's How Joe Biden Could Revive It." (Catherine Ashton, TIME) Report: "Together or Alone: Choices and Strategies for Transatlantic Relations for 2021 and Beyond." (The German Marshall Fund and the Bundeskanzler-Helmut-Schmidt-Stiftung)

Duration:00:22:32

Ambassador Wendy Sherman on the Future of U.S. Foreign Policy

11/20/2020
Songs in Episode: Staycation - Corbyn Kites Out of Order Theme - Zachary Tarrant

Duration:00:19:35

Transatlantic Takes: Europe's Post-Election Mood

11/13/2020
Episode Music: Easy Stroll - Track Tribe

Duration:00:28:27

Everything You Wanted to Know About Voting in the U.S. with the Democracy Fund’s Tammy Patrick

10/26/2020
Related Reading: Iran and Russia Seeks to Influence Election in Final Days, U.S. Officials WarnCyberattacks, Foreign Interference, and Digital Infrastructure: Conducting Secure Elections Amid PandemicVoting by Mail is Still Secure. Here's Why.Voter Registration Deadlines—It's ComplicatedEpisode Music: End Music: Subway Dreams - Dan Henig

Duration:00:28:19

Reporting the Vote: CBS News' Caitlin Conant and Jennifer De Pinto on Getting the Story Right

10/16/2020
The media plays an essential role in every democracy; but in an election season marked with uncertainty on many different levels, the responsibility of the press corps to preserve the truth while getting the story right is even greater. Now armed with the lessons of 2016—and with disinformation and misinformation still rampant – how is one of America’s most prominent broadcast networks taking on the challenge of covering the 2020 election? CBS News’ Political Director Caitlin Conant and...

Duration:00:23:53

Shadow State: Josh Rudolph with Luke Harding on the Kremlin’s Quest for Chaos in the West

10/1/2020
This week, we’re handing the mic over to Josh Rudolph, the Malign Finance fellow at GMF’s Alliance for Securing Democracy and the author of the new report, Covert Foreign Money. Josh is joined by Luke Harding, best-selling author and senior international correspondent at The Guardian. Harding, who served as The Guardian’s Moscow bureau chief from 2007-2011, recently published the new book “Shadow State: Murder, Mayhem, and Russia’s Remaking of the West.” From Novichok poisonings to...

Duration:00:32:50

What's Happening in Belarus?

9/18/2020
For almost the entirety of its nearly three decades of independence, the former Soviet country of Belarus has been led under an iron fist by autocrat Alexander Lukashenko. When Belarusians went to the polls last month to vote for their next president, few could have imagined the push for political change —and the movement of mass protests that would soon catapult the country into international headlines. As protests continue amidst a violent crackdown by the government, GMF’s Jonathan Katz...

Duration:00:35:55