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Meet at the intersection of Washington and Wall Street with the most influential minds on the economy. Ben White and the POLITICO team will help you understand the economic and financial policies that move markets in the U.S. and around the world.

Meet at the intersection of Washington and Wall Street with the most influential minds on the economy. Ben White and the POLITICO team will help you understand the economic and financial policies that move markets in the U.S. and around the world.

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Meet at the intersection of Washington and Wall Street with the most influential minds on the economy. Ben White and the POLITICO team will help you understand the economic and financial policies that move markets in the U.S. and around the world.

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English


Episodes

Sponsored Content: How Covid-19 accelerated the future of work

2/9/2021
Presenting a sponsored episode of “Global Translations”: Over the past year, businesses, employees and families across the globe were forced to rethink what it means to “go to work.” Now, with the COVID-19 vaccine rollout underway, many corporate leaders are focused on ensuring the return to work is equitable for all employees.

Duration:00:31:20

Presenting "Nerdcast": The page who took down the GOP

1/31/2021
Presenting a special episode of POLITICO's "Nerdcast": In 2006, a young man holding no political office brought down a 180+ years program and reshaped Congress forever. Scott Bland talks to POLITICO magazine reporter Zack Stanton, a former House page who leaked transcripts of sexual messages that former Congressman Mark Foley sent to teen pages... which resulted in his resignation and torpedoed the Republican hold on power for years. Scott Bland is a politics editor at POLITICO. Zack Stanton...

Duration:00:29:31

"I haven't been able to get this moment out of my head"

1/23/2021
POLITICO Money brings you a special episode of POLITICO's Nerdcast as we change administrations and look back on the past four years: "It became clear that Scott Pruitt had sought to purchase a used mattress from the Trump hotel. And I thought, 'This is not what I expected this job would look like.'" At the close of Donald Trump's presidency, POLITICO's reporters and editors share their strongest memories of the last four years. Shocking moments they witnessed, conversations they overheard,...

Duration:00:26:27

Cures for an Ailing Labor Market

1/7/2021
"POLITICO Money" presents Episode 9 of the new season of POLITICO's podcast "Global Translations": The pandemic sent shockwaves through a global labor market already upended by digitization and the green energy transition. It left tens of millions jobless and amplified skills gaps. Even as we spent trillions keeping the economy on life support, investment in the skills of the future has been scarce. So how do we get the right skills to the right people, to get the economy motoring again?...

Duration:00:27:39

Sponsored Content: Greening the Global Economy

12/21/2020
"POLITICO Money" presents Episode 8 of the new season of POLITICO's podcast "Global Translations": [Sponsored Content] As the world looks to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to net zero by 2050, the financial sector is playing a critical role in facilitating this low-carbon transition through the deployment of innovative financing solutions and by rethinking how climate risk is analyzed and managed.

Duration:00:36:26

Digging for Solutions: Securing Minerals for Green Energy

12/15/2020
"POLITICO Money" presents Episode 7 of the new season of POLITICO's podcast "Global Translations": What will it take to secure access to the critical minerals we need for the future — and can we solve one environmental challenge without creating a new one? Hosts Luiza Savage and Ryan Heath talk to political leaders around the world about what they are doing to shore up access to critical minerals. Luiza Savage is the host of "Global Translations". Ryan Heath is a host of "Global...

Duration:00:34:28

Why green energy means mining: the case of cobalt

12/7/2020
"POLITICO Money" presents Episode 6 of the new season of POLITICO's podcast "Global Translations": To understand how essential critical minerals are to our world, we turn to a case study: cobalt. This mineral is proving key to the future of green energy, defense and high tech manufacturing — not to mention electric vehicles. But cobalt has its challenges. Hosts Luiza Savage and Ryan Heath look at China’s dominant role in global cobalt mining and the serious problems that can arise if other...

Duration:00:28:18

Global Translations, Ep. 5: Critical Minerals: The next dirty fight over clean energy

11/23/2020
"POLITICO Money" presents Episode 5 of the new season of POLITICO's podcast "Global Translations": The technologies that protect us, move us and power our daily lives require mining minerals and metalsin distant places. But access to these essential materials is increasingly under threat. Hosts Luiza Savage and Ryan Heath talk with experts who are sounding the alarm. Luiza Savage is the host of "Global Translations". Ryan Heath is a host of "Global Translations". Annie Rees is a producer for...

Duration:00:24:25

Global Translations, Ep. 3: How can the US compete with China, Inc.?

11/10/2020
"POLITICO Money" presents Episode 3 of the new season of POLITICO's podcast "Global Translations": The pandemic and the rise of China are prompting Republicans and Democrats to turn to government power to grow industries important to America’s security and place in the world. “Industrial policy” is an idea long reviled among Washington policymakers. Hosts Luiza Savage and Ryan Heath talk to the people trying to make industrial policy cool again. Luiza Savage is the host of "Global...

Duration:00:35:34

Global Translations, Ep. 2: Can we make enough vaccine?

11/2/2020
"POLITICO Money" presents a special second episode of the new season of POLITICO's podcast "Global Translations": Once there is a working Covid vaccine, manufacturers across the globe will need to scale up production to produce billions of doses — meaning billions of pharmaceutical-grade glass vials, rubber stoppers, packaging and storage and refrigeration. In a special airing of POLITICO's Global Translations podcast, hosts Luiza Savage and Ryan Heath look at the challenges of making enough...

Duration:00:36:04

Introducing... Global Translations: The world's tug-of-war

10/28/2020
"POLITICO Money" brings you a special episode of POLITICO's new podcast series "Global Translations." From closed factories to closed borders, the Covid-19 pandemic exposed the fragility of our systems, creating a period of scarcity where demand skyrocketed — from freezers to PPE — and we couldn't supply items fast enough. In this episode of "Global Translations", POLITICO hosts Luiza Savage and Ryan Heath take a deep dive with experts into global supply chains and what "decoupling" and...

Duration:00:36:43

How Trump might approach the economy if he wins reelection

8/27/2020
Host Ben White talks with Larry Kudlow, the Director of the United States National Economic Council, Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.), and Beth Akers, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, about how the Trump administration would approach economic and labor policies if he wins reelection. Ben White is the chief economic correspondent for POLITICO. Larry Kudlow is the director of the United States National Economic Council. Congressman Patrick McHenry is a Republican serving North...

Duration:00:48:26

How Biden might approach the economy if he wins

8/21/2020
Host Ben White talks with Congressman Don Beyer (D-Va.), Jared Bernstein, the former chief economic advisor to Joe Biden, and Heidi Shierholz, the former chief Department of Labor economist under the Obama administration, about how a potential Biden administration would approach economic and labor policies if Biden wins the 2020 presidential election. Ben White is the chief economic correspondent for POLITICO. Rep. Don Beyer is a Democrat serving Virginia's 8th district Jared Bernstein is...

Duration:00:37:41

Clocking in for a Comeback

8/4/2020
Host Ben White talks with LinkedIn chief economist Karin Kimbrough about how coronavirus is changing the state of employment, and how workers are concerned about factors like health and safety in this new landscape. Ben White is the chief economic correspondent for POLITICO. Kara Tabor produced this episode. Annie Rees is a producer for POLITICO audio. Jenny Ament is the senior producer of POLITICO audio. Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio.

Duration:00:31:00

Senator Tim Scott on civil unrest and the hurting economy

6/2/2020
Host Ben White talks to Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) about President Trump's handling of national protests surrounding George Floyd's death and what might be in the Senate's next coronavirus response package. Ben White is the chief economic correspondent for POLITICO. Annie Rees is a producer for POLITICO audio. Jenny Ament is the senior producer of POLITICO audio. Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio.

Duration:00:20:15

Rep. Andy Kim on public health vs. a healthy economy

5/19/2020
Host Ben White talks to Rep. Andy Kim (D-NJ) to discuss the work of the House Select Committee dealing with coronavirus relief and whether he thinks the fiscal response, so far, has been sufficient. Ben White is the chief economic correspondent for POLITICO. Annie Rees is a producer for POLITICO audio. Jenny Ament is the senior producer of POLITICO audio. Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio.

Duration:00:30:41

Sen. Ben Cardin on where the stimulus money is really going

5/6/2020
Host Ben White talks to Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD), the ranking Democrat on the Small Business Committee, to ask about the struggling Paycheck Protection Program, the timeline on the next round of stimulus funding and the return of Senators to the Capitol, despite concerns about the spread of the coronavirus. Ben White is the chief economic correspondent for POLITICO. Nirmal Mulaikal is an intern for POLITICO audio. Annie Rees is a producer for POLITICO audio. Jenny Ament is the senior...

Duration:00:22:50

Nasdaq's CEO on capitalism amid coronavirus

4/28/2020
Host Ben White talks to Adena Friedman, Nasdaq CEO and president. Friedman was the first woman CEO to lead a global stock exchange and has become known for modernizing Nasdaq. Over Zoom, they discussed volatile markets, the Fed injecting billions into the economy and how quickly the private sector can bounce back from this crisis. Ben White is the chief economic correspondent for POLITICO. Annie Rees is a producer for POLITICO Audio. Jenny Ament is the senior producer of POLITICO audio....

Duration:00:36:08

Ben White’s mom explains negative interest rates

12/13/2019
Today's episode is a doozy: negative interest rates. Do you understand them? Don't lie. (But good for you if you do.) Why would savers pay interest to park their money in bonds...and what impact does this have on the economy? On the last episode of this miniseries, Ben White calls his mom, Ann White, and puts her to the test.

Duration:00:16:38

Ben White’s mom explains Trump’s trade war

12/12/2019
Do you understand Trump’s trade war? On this episode, Ben White calls his mom, Ann White, and puts her to the test on the president’s positioning – around markets, farmer bailouts and China talks.

Duration:00:14:25