Global Truths with Dr Keith Suter

Global Truths with Dr Keith Suter

One issue in global politics explained each week, so you understand what’s really going on, why it’s happening, and what’s likely to happen next.

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Season 1


The future of ownership

A viral video might signal the end of personal ownership. Dr Keith Suter dispels misinformation while discussing Circular Economies, the Internet of things and the future of Privacy.

The future of ownership

A viral video might signal the end of personal ownership. Dr Keith Suter dispels misinformation while discussing Circular Economies, the Internet of things and the future of Privacy.

16:58

EP230 - S1

11 Aug 22

A rise in privatised warfare

Hired soldiers known as mercenaries have been around as long as modern war itself. So what's causing the current rise in these outsourced armies? Dr Keith Suter details a brief history of mercenaries, why a resurgence in their use is leading to the privatisation of war, and which group employed by Putin is said to be after Ukraine's leader Volodymyr Zelensky.

A rise in privatised warfare

Hired soldiers known as mercenaries have been around as long as modern war itself. So what's causing the current rise in these outsourced armies? Dr Keith Suter details a brief history of mercenaries, why a resurgence in their use is leading to the privatisation of war, and which group employed by Putin is said to be after Ukraine's leader Volodymyr Zelensky.

17:35

EP229 - S1

4 Aug 22

What would it take to end the world?

Nuclear war? Pandemics? What event could really mean the end? Dr Keith Suter brings a surprisingly optimistic outlook to this question as he tracks the past catastrophes humanity has survived through, and why the end of the world might not be as close as doomsayers believe.

What would it take to end the world?

Nuclear war? Pandemics? What event could really mean the end? Dr Keith Suter brings a surprisingly optimistic outlook to this question as he tracks the past catastrophes humanity has survived through, and why the end of the world might not be as close as doomsayers believe.

20:03

EP228 - S1

28 Jul 22

Global superpowers of the future

What makes a country a 'superpower'? And which nations are emerging as ones to watch in the political landscape? Dr Keith Suter breaks down the term, gives a history of how the superpowers of today's world came to be so powerful, and what we can expect to see in the near future.

Global superpowers of the future

What makes a country a 'superpower'? And which nations are emerging as ones to watch in the political landscape? Dr Keith Suter breaks down the term, gives a history of how the superpowers of today's world came to be so powerful, and what we can expect to see in the near future.

19:47

EP227 - S1

21 Jul 22

Putin's Russia and the climate crisis

Hopes of tackling climate change have been thrown into doubt in a recent article examining the impacts of Putin's current plans for Russia. Dr Keith Suter explains the political context behind Russia's government, what 'petro-politics' means and how its shaping our world, and why it might be up to China to decide how this whole situation will end.

Putin's Russia and the climate crisis

Hopes of tackling climate change have been thrown into doubt in a recent article examining the impacts of Putin's current plans for Russia. Dr Keith Suter explains the political context behind Russia's government, what 'petro-politics' means and how its shaping our world, and why it might be up to China to decide how this whole situation will end.

21:24

EP226 - S1

14 Jul 22

A global summit to rival the west

NATO and the G7 summit usually dominate the media cycle when they meet. So why is there so much coverage of this year's BRICS summit? Dr Keith Suter explains what BRICS is, how it was formed, and what impact its meeting might have on the west.

A global summit to rival the west

NATO and the G7 summit usually dominate the media cycle when they meet. So why is there so much coverage of this year's BRICS summit? Dr Keith Suter explains what BRICS is, how it was formed, and what impact its meeting might have on the west.

17:54

EP225 - S1

7 Jul 22

The history of Roe v Wade

Who were Roe and Wade? Why has this decision been overturned now? And what can we expect to see from the US Supreme Court in the future in light of the news? Dr Keith Suter answers these questions and more as he breaks down what this historic retraction means for abortion access across the US.

The history of Roe v Wade

Who were Roe and Wade? Why has this decision been overturned now? And what can we expect to see from the US Supreme Court in the future in light of the news? Dr Keith Suter answers these questions and more as he breaks down what this historic retraction means for abortion access across the US.

18:44

EP224 - S1

30 Jun 22

Threats to the world economy

Inflation and stagnation are being discussed with increasing importance as the globe enters another chapter of economic instability. Dr Keith Suter explains what these key terms mean, what might be next for us in Australia, and what's next for a world economy still reeling from COVID and dealing with a war in Ukraine.

Threats to the world economy

Inflation and stagnation are being discussed with increasing importance as the globe enters another chapter of economic instability. Dr Keith Suter explains what these key terms mean, what might be next for us in Australia, and what's next for a world economy still reeling from COVID and dealing with a war in Ukraine.

20:10

EP223 - S1

23 Jun 22

Is Boris Johnson's time in office up?

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has faced serious damage to his reputation in recent weeks, so how long can he last in his position? Dr Keith Suter explains the political scandals and vote of confidence Johnson has survived so far, and what could be on the cards for the Prime Minister's future.

Is Boris Johnson's time in office up?

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has faced serious damage to his reputation in recent weeks, so how long can he last in his position? Dr Keith Suter explains the political scandals and vote of confidence Johnson has survived so far, and what could be on the cards for the Prime Minister's future.

18:42

EP222 - S1

16 Jun 22

Why global food shortages are getting worse

The war in Ukraine is exacerbating already dire food security issues around the world. So how long will the impacts last? And how will it effect us here in Australia? Dr Keith Suter answers this and more as he covers the circumstances that have lead to the food shortages and what international responses we can expect.

Why global food shortages are getting worse

The war in Ukraine is exacerbating already dire food security issues around the world. So how long will the impacts last? And how will it effect us here in Australia? Dr Keith Suter answers this and more as he covers the circumstances that have lead to the food shortages and what international responses we can expect.

19:43

EP221 - S1

9 Jun 22

Is China trying to create a South Pacific empire?

China has failed to secure a secret agreement with the South Pacific after sending the Chinese Foreign Minister to secure the deal. Dr Keith Suter explains the importance of the South Pacific Islands in global politics, and what this attempted tactic might tell us about China's international intentions.

Is China trying to create a South Pacific empire?

China has failed to secure a secret agreement with the South Pacific after sending the Chinese Foreign Minister to secure the deal. Dr Keith Suter explains the importance of the South Pacific Islands in global politics, and what this attempted tactic might tell us about China's international intentions.

20:31

EP220 - S1

2 Jun 22

The history of China-Africa relations

A recent forum between the two nations has called into question what global ramifications the relationship between China and Africa may have. Dr Keith Suter explains why China has invested so heavily in this bond, and why debt may be the crucial factor in these international ties moving forward.

The history of China-Africa relations

A recent forum between the two nations has called into question what global ramifications the relationship between China and Africa may have. Dr Keith Suter explains why China has invested so heavily in this bond, and why debt may be the crucial factor in these international ties moving forward.

19:05

EP219 - S1

26 May 22

The Ghislaine Maxwell conviction

What sentence will Ghislaine Maxwell get? After being found guilty in December 2021 Maxwell is due to be sentenced in the next few months. Dr Keith Suter unpacks the details of the case against her, how the trial went, and what implications different kinds of sentencing might have on her and those she is known to have associated with.

The Ghislaine Maxwell conviction

What sentence will Ghislaine Maxwell get? After being found guilty in December 2021 Maxwell is due to be sentenced in the next few months. Dr Keith Suter unpacks the details of the case against her, how the trial went, and what implications different kinds of sentencing might have on her and those she is known to have associated with.

18:18

EP218 - S1

19 May 22

Measuring the world's happiness

How do the world's richest and best defended nations stack up when measuring citizen happiness? Dr Keith Suter discusses the trends and correlations in the latest global report on happiness and explains why military spending doesn't seem to be having as big an impact as those investing might think.

Measuring the world's happiness

How do the world's richest and best defended nations stack up when measuring citizen happiness? Dr Keith Suter discusses the trends and correlations in the latest global report on happiness and explains why military spending doesn't seem to be having as big an impact as those investing might think.

18:02

EP217 - S1

12 May 22

Can we avoid nuclear war?

A former White House advisor says every country will want nuclear weapons after seeing the response to Putin's attack on Ukraine. Dr Keith Suter explains why this comment might hold some truth, what the response would be like to a nuclear attack, and the grim prospects for humanity if nuclear weapons do make a comeback.

Can we avoid nuclear war?

A former White House advisor says every country will want nuclear weapons after seeing the response to Putin's attack on Ukraine. Dr Keith Suter explains why this comment might hold some truth, what the response would be like to a nuclear attack, and the grim prospects for humanity if nuclear weapons do make a comeback.

20:22

EP216 - S1

5 May 22

How Americans are strengthening China

America's relationship with China is complex. But for some American elites the choice to support China is simple. The economic advantages of a good relationship with China cause them to overlook political and human rights issues they may otherwise be concerned with. Dr Keith Suter digs into the relationship between the two global superpowers to highlight what we might see from them in the coming years. 

How Americans are strengthening China

America's relationship with China is complex. But for some American elites the choice to support China is simple. The economic advantages of a good relationship with China cause them to overlook political and human rights issues they may otherwise be concerned with. Dr Keith Suter digs into the relationship between the two global superpowers to highlight what we might see from them in the coming years. 

20:25

EP215 - S1

28 Apr 22

The economic world war

It's two months since Russia invaded Ukraine and the entire world is seeing the impact socially, politically, and economically. Dr Keith Suter explains why the physical war in Ukraine is just one part of what some have dubbed the first economic world war.

The economic world war

It's two months since Russia invaded Ukraine and the entire world is seeing the impact socially, politically, and economically. Dr Keith Suter explains why the physical war in Ukraine is just one part of what some have dubbed the first economic world war.

19:53

EP214 - S1

21 Apr 22

What is Ecocide?

Climate change prevention could soon move to more than treaties and agreements, as the push to criminalise harming the environment grows stronger. Dr Keith Suter explains the origins of the term 'ecocide' and how it might play out as a reality in the future, as well as what international implications that might have.

What is Ecocide?

Climate change prevention could soon move to more than treaties and agreements, as the push to criminalise harming the environment grows stronger. Dr Keith Suter explains the origins of the term 'ecocide' and how it might play out as a reality in the future, as well as what international implications that might have.

20:37

EP213 - S1

14 Apr 22

Will Trump go to jail?

Donald Trump faces more legal actions against him than any US President in history. So will any of them stick? And would losing any of these cases stop him running for office again? Dr Keith Suter answers this and more as he breaks down the scale and severity of the legal situation Trump is up against.

Will Trump go to jail?

Donald Trump faces more legal actions against him than any US President in history. So will any of them stick? And would losing any of these cases stop him running for office again? Dr Keith Suter answers this and more as he breaks down the scale and severity of the legal situation Trump is up against.

18:08

EP212 - S1

7 Apr 22

The rebellion against expertise

Have you lost faith in public institutions? If so, you probably aren't alone. With information more accessible than ever, people are redefining who they see as authority figures in society. Dr Keith Suter explains the implications of this changing view on authority, and how some of the conspiracy theories that have come about as a result of this may contain more truth than you'd believe. 

The rebellion against expertise

Have you lost faith in public institutions? If so, you probably aren't alone. With information more accessible than ever, people are redefining who they see as authority figures in society. Dr Keith Suter explains the implications of this changing view on authority, and how some of the conspiracy theories that have come about as a result of this may contain more truth than you'd believe. 

20:14

EP211 - S1

31 Mar 22

How open-source intelligence is changing warfare

Social media and technology advancements have propelled the world into a new era of warfare. Dr Keith Suter explains what open-source intelligence is and why it's so important in military operations and in particular, the current Russian invasion of Ukraine.

How open-source intelligence is changing warfare

Social media and technology advancements have propelled the world into a new era of warfare. Dr Keith Suter explains what open-source intelligence is and why it's so important in military operations and in particular, the current Russian invasion of Ukraine.

19:22

EP210 - S1

24 Mar 22

Behind the British Army

Why did author Simon Akam struggle to publish a simple book of military history? Dr Keith Suter shares the story of this book including its revelations about the British Army, and the controversy it's caused upon release.

Behind the British Army

Why did author Simon Akam struggle to publish a simple book of military history? Dr Keith Suter shares the story of this book including its revelations about the British Army, and the controversy it's caused upon release.

21:06

EP209 - S1

17 Mar 22

Does Australia's foreign policy need to change?

Australia and the USA have long been aligned in foreign policies, but in light of the current global situation that could be set to change. Dr Keith Suter explains the motivators behind Australia's current foreign policy, why it could need updating, and how that would impact our local political landscape.

Does Australia's foreign policy need to change?

Australia and the USA have long been aligned in foreign policies, but in light of the current global situation that could be set to change. Dr Keith Suter explains the motivators behind Australia's current foreign policy, why it could need updating, and how that would impact our local political landscape.

21:47

EP208 - S1

10 Mar 22

Russia invades Ukraine

Does this mean nuclear war? Are we seeing a repeat of WWII? What precedent will this invasion set for other global superpowers? Dr Keith Suter answers these questions and more elaborating on his coverage of the Russia Ukraine crisis, as predictions of a war become reality.

Russia invades Ukraine

Does this mean nuclear war? Are we seeing a repeat of WWII? What precedent will this invasion set for other global superpowers? Dr Keith Suter answers these questions and more elaborating on his coverage of the Russia Ukraine crisis, as predictions of a war become reality.

21:01

EP207 - S1

3 Mar 22

The Sandy Hook settlement

Will America's gun violence problem end in the near future? And does the settlement over the Sandy Hook shooting mean that new lawsuits might be brought against gun manufacturers? According to Dr Keith Suter - probably not. He explains why gun violence is so ingrained in American society, how this settlement manages to find a loop hole in the system, and why gun laws are so difficult to reform in the country.

The Sandy Hook settlement

Will America's gun violence problem end in the near future? And does the settlement over the Sandy Hook shooting mean that new lawsuits might be brought against gun manufacturers? According to Dr Keith Suter - probably not. He explains why gun violence is so ingrained in American society, how this settlement manages to find a loop hole in the system, and why gun laws are so difficult to reform in the country.

20:20

EP206 - S1

24 Feb 22

Modern disinformation

Should you trust this podcast? Host Dr Keith Suter would like to think so, but simply asking the question might protect you from the increasing spread of false information being distributed on social media. Dr Suter explains the need for critical thinking, and the larger political and military implications of disinformation in the modern world.

Modern disinformation

Should you trust this podcast? Host Dr Keith Suter would like to think so, but simply asking the question might protect you from the increasing spread of false information being distributed on social media. Dr Suter explains the need for critical thinking, and the larger political and military implications of disinformation in the modern world.

19:41

EP205 - S1

17 Feb 22

The problem with killer robots

Should we ban weapons that can find and attack targets without any human supervision? It’s the question causing a rift between countries who want the so called ‘killer robots’ to be prohibited, and those who want to continue making them. Dr Keith Suter highlights the current and future problems these robots can cause, and why some global superpowers don’t want to let them go.

The problem with killer robots

Should we ban weapons that can find and attack targets without any human supervision? It’s the question causing a rift between countries who want the so called ‘killer robots’ to be prohibited, and those who want to continue making them. Dr Keith Suter highlights the current and future problems these robots can cause, and why some global superpowers don’t want to let them go.

19:30

EP204 - S1

10 Feb 22

Tackling international money laundering

It's estimated that a tenth of the world's money is 'missing', caught up in money laundering schemes. Dr Keith Suter breaks down what money laundering is, why it's so hard to police, and how it might be impacting everyday citizens without their knowledge. 

Tackling international money laundering

It's estimated that a tenth of the world's money is 'missing', caught up in money laundering schemes. Dr Keith Suter breaks down what money laundering is, why it's so hard to police, and how it might be impacting everyday citizens without their knowledge. 

18:28

EP203 - S1

3 Feb 22

America's need for strategic empathy

How will tensions between the US and Russia resolve while the situation in Ukraine remains so tense? Well, strategic empathy might be the key. Dr Keith Suter breaks down the concept of strategic empathy and explains why it might be the thing America is lacking, both in international relations and in their culture as a whole.

America's need for strategic empathy

How will tensions between the US and Russia resolve while the situation in Ukraine remains so tense? Well, strategic empathy might be the key. Dr Keith Suter breaks down the concept of strategic empathy and explains why it might be the thing America is lacking, both in international relations and in their culture as a whole.

17:28

EP202 - S1

27 Jan 22

The real culprit of the climate crisis

How do we save the planet? Contrary to what you might believe, it's not all about making 'greener' choices in your everyday life. Dr Keith Suter explains how the key to solving the climate crisis might not lie in you as an individual, but our society as a whole. 

The real culprit of the climate crisis

How do we save the planet? Contrary to what you might believe, it's not all about making 'greener' choices in your everyday life. Dr Keith Suter explains how the key to solving the climate crisis might not lie in you as an individual, but our society as a whole. 

20:44

EP201 - S1

20 Jan 22

Russia's next steps

Russian forces now surround Ukraine, so what would lead the country to invade? Or what might stop them in their tracks? Dr Keith Suter gives an update on the situation at the Ukrainian border, and what the next few weeks might look like for the European region.

Russia's next steps

Russian forces now surround Ukraine, so what would lead the country to invade? Or what might stop them in their tracks? Dr Keith Suter gives an update on the situation at the Ukrainian border, and what the next few weeks might look like for the European region.

18:14

EP200 - S1

13 Jan 22

The power of Amazon in America

Jeff Bezos' company is the second largest employer in the US and has undoubtedly changed the fabric of American society. Dr Keith Suter breaks down these changes, good and bad, to examine just how big an impact Amazon has had on America and the world.

The power of Amazon in America

Jeff Bezos' company is the second largest employer in the US and has undoubtedly changed the fabric of American society. Dr Keith Suter breaks down these changes, good and bad, to examine just how big an impact Amazon has had on America and the world.

16:47

EP199 - S1

6 Jan 22

Espionage and technology

Would you know if your phone was spying on you? Dr Keith Suter explains how emerging technology has created a new era of espionage. He unpacks how surveillance has changed in recent years, and which traditional methods will persevere. 

Espionage and technology

Would you know if your phone was spying on you? Dr Keith Suter explains how emerging technology has created a new era of espionage. He unpacks how surveillance has changed in recent years, and which traditional methods will persevere. 

15:50

EP198 - S1

30 Dec 21

Thirty years after the Soviet Union collapse

Will we see history in Russia repeat? With rising tensions around Russia and Ukraine, and this month marking the thirty year anniversary of the fall of the USSR, Dr Keith Suter explores the impact of the Union collapse and the future we might see with Putin in power today.

Thirty years after the Soviet Union collapse

Will we see history in Russia repeat? With rising tensions around Russia and Ukraine, and this month marking the thirty year anniversary of the fall of the USSR, Dr Keith Suter explores the impact of the Union collapse and the future we might see with Putin in power today.

15:51

EP197 - S1

23 Dec 21

The River Thames has been brought back to life

Once declared 'biologically dead', the famous London river has now been discovered to have a growing biological ecosystem. Dr Keith Suter breaks down why the river is so polluted in the first place, how it's been resurrected in recent years, and what we need to do to ensure the future of the river's survival.

The River Thames has been brought back to life

Once declared 'biologically dead', the famous London river has now been discovered to have a growing biological ecosystem. Dr Keith Suter breaks down why the river is so polluted in the first place, how it's been resurrected in recent years, and what we need to do to ensure the future of the river's survival.

15:01

EP196 - S1

16 Dec 21

Facebook's rebrand to the Metaverse

The timing of Mark Zuckerberg's announcement that Facebook will rebrand has a lot more meaning than the tech giant let on. So what are they trying to divert attention away from? Dr Keith Suter answer this question, as well as what the new world of virtual reality might look like, and the benefits and drawbacks of this new chapter in digital history.

Facebook's rebrand to the Metaverse

The timing of Mark Zuckerberg's announcement that Facebook will rebrand has a lot more meaning than the tech giant let on. So what are they trying to divert attention away from? Dr Keith Suter answer this question, as well as what the new world of virtual reality might look like, and the benefits and drawbacks of this new chapter in digital history.

16:25

EP195 - S1

9 Dec 21

The risk of a war over Ukraine

With escalating tensions on the Ukrainian border, the whole world is watching to see whether Russia will make a move into the territory. Dr Keith Suter explains what it would take for us to see another war in Europe, who may intervene if that happens, and why tensions rose this high in the first place. 

The risk of a war over Ukraine

With escalating tensions on the Ukrainian border, the whole world is watching to see whether Russia will make a move into the territory. Dr Keith Suter explains what it would take for us to see another war in Europe, who may intervene if that happens, and why tensions rose this high in the first place. 

15:04

EP194 - S1

2 Dec 21

Can governments control Facebook?

Facebook and social media are more present than ever in our everyday lives, but it seems as though the law is trying to catch up technology as governments try to regulate how social media platforms work. Dr Keith Suter explains why social media is such a grey area to legislate, and how we might be able to minimise its negative impact. 

Can governments control Facebook?

Facebook and social media are more present than ever in our everyday lives, but it seems as though the law is trying to catch up technology as governments try to regulate how social media platforms work. Dr Keith Suter explains why social media is such a grey area to legislate, and how we might be able to minimise its negative impact. 

15:20

EP193 - S1

25 Nov 21

What did COP26 achieve?

The global climate change conference wrapped up last week, but will we see any concrete solutions to climate change in the aftermath? Dr Keith Suter breaks down some of the key takeaways from the conference, and what we can expect in future global summits. 

What did COP26 achieve?

The global climate change conference wrapped up last week, but will we see any concrete solutions to climate change in the aftermath? Dr Keith Suter breaks down some of the key takeaways from the conference, and what we can expect in future global summits. 

14:31

EP192 - S1

18 Nov 21

The next twenty years of global trends

Can we predict what our world will look like in two decades? Dr Keith Suter breaks down a report that attempts to do just that, exploring what the future might look like for global relations, technology, climate change and more.

The next twenty years of global trends

Can we predict what our world will look like in two decades? Dr Keith Suter breaks down a report that attempts to do just that, exploring what the future might look like for global relations, technology, climate change and more.

20:01

EP191 - S1

11 Nov 21

The history of COP26

The climate change summit is being held at the moment, but how did it start? And what does it aim to achieve? Dr Keith Suter outlines the origins of this global event and what implications this years summit is having.

The history of COP26

The climate change summit is being held at the moment, but how did it start? And what does it aim to achieve? Dr Keith Suter outlines the origins of this global event and what implications this years summit is having.

19:30

EP190 - S1

8 Nov 21

What is 'Hard Power'?

And why do commentators think America should use a lot less of it? Dr Keith Suter breaks down the difference between 'hard' and 'soft' powers, how they've benefited global powers across history and where we're likely to see the US progress with their powers in the future. 

What is 'Hard Power'?

And why do commentators think America should use a lot less of it? Dr Keith Suter breaks down the difference between 'hard' and 'soft' powers, how they've benefited global powers across history and where we're likely to see the US progress with their powers in the future. 

20:44

EP189 - S1

28 Oct 21

Is China on the verge of imploding?

China has only been growing as a global superpower, but how are its people reacting to its changing global status? Dr Keith Suter explains the social and cultural factors impacting the country, and the government policies attempting to control social change.

Is China on the verge of imploding?

China has only been growing as a global superpower, but how are its people reacting to its changing global status? Dr Keith Suter explains the social and cultural factors impacting the country, and the government policies attempting to control social change.

16:45

EP188 - S1

22 Oct 21

The risks of working from home

COVID has opened the world up to working flexibly, but what do we lose when we're not in the office? Dr Keith Suter answers this by explaining the origins of 'work' as we know it, how working from home can have its advantages, and the elements of office life that just can't be substituted remotely.

The risks of working from home

COVID has opened the world up to working flexibly, but what do we lose when we're not in the office? Dr Keith Suter answers this by explaining the origins of 'work' as we know it, how working from home can have its advantages, and the elements of office life that just can't be substituted remotely.

16:10

EP187 - S1

14 Oct 21

The Bitcoin basics

What even is Bitcoin? How did it start? And what impacts is it having on the global economy? Dr Keith Suter explains the origins of this cryptocurrency and what our world might look like as we head into an era of digital currencies. 

The Bitcoin basics

What even is Bitcoin? How did it start? And what impacts is it having on the global economy? Dr Keith Suter explains the origins of this cryptocurrency and what our world might look like as we head into an era of digital currencies. 

17:06

EP186 - S1

7 Oct 21

What is a black swan event?

And why are they happening more often lately? Dr Keith Suter explains the theory behind these high risk incidents, the impacts they've had historically, and the reason that there are more black swan events occurring now than ever before. 

What is a black swan event?

And why are they happening more often lately? Dr Keith Suter explains the theory behind these high risk incidents, the impacts they've had historically, and the reason that there are more black swan events occurring now than ever before. 

16:08

EP185 - S1

30 Sep 21

Are we approaching a war with China?

The groundbreaking defence pact between the US, UK, and Australia, shocked the world with its announcement. But what does AUKUS really mean? Who does it put Australia up against? And is it paving the way for a new cold war with China? Dr Keith Suter answers this and more as he breaks down the agreement and the implications it holds. 

Are we approaching a war with China?

The groundbreaking defence pact between the US, UK, and Australia, shocked the world with its announcement. But what does AUKUS really mean? Who does it put Australia up against? And is it paving the way for a new cold war with China? Dr Keith Suter answers this and more as he breaks down the agreement and the implications it holds. 

19:23

EP184 - S1

23 Sep 21

The rise and fall of the secret service

Why are American Presidents targeted for assassination more often than other countries leaders? And what don't you know about the people hired to protect them and their families? Dr Keith Suter answers this and more as he explains the surprising history of the secret service and why they need to make a change to survive.

The rise and fall of the secret service

Why are American Presidents targeted for assassination more often than other countries leaders? And what don't you know about the people hired to protect them and their families? Dr Keith Suter answers this and more as he explains the surprising history of the secret service and why they need to make a change to survive.

18:53

EP183 - S1

16 Sep 21

9/11 Twenty years on

Two decades after the tragic attack on the World Trade Center and the world looks drastically different today. How much of that change is defined by the aftermath of 9/11? Dr Keith Suter explains how we're still seeing the shockwaves from the attack globally, and yet how much about it we still don't know. 

9/11 Twenty years on

Two decades after the tragic attack on the World Trade Center and the world looks drastically different today. How much of that change is defined by the aftermath of 9/11? Dr Keith Suter explains how we're still seeing the shockwaves from the attack globally, and yet how much about it we still don't know. 

15:25

EP182 - S1

9 Sep 21

Why don't governments learn from their mistakes?

History is constantly repeating itself...but why? Shouldn't governments learn from their mistakes? Why can't democratic nations seem to make the right decisions when it comes to warfare? Dr Keith Suter explains why we see the same mistakes happen over again, and how leads to a rise in movements agains democracy. 

Why don't governments learn from their mistakes?

History is constantly repeating itself...but why? Shouldn't governments learn from their mistakes? Why can't democratic nations seem to make the right decisions when it comes to warfare? Dr Keith Suter explains why we see the same mistakes happen over again, and how leads to a rise in movements agains democracy. 

14:49

EP181 - S1

2 Sep 21

What does the Pentagon know about UFOs?

A new report from the Pentagon has changed the conversation around UFOs from conspiracy, to conceivable. Dr Keith Suter explains why the US has started to acknowledge that there are some aerial objects we can't explain, and what this new research means for the future. 

What does the Pentagon know about UFOs?

A new report from the Pentagon has changed the conversation around UFOs from conspiracy, to conceivable. Dr Keith Suter explains why the US has started to acknowledge that there are some aerial objects we can't explain, and what this new research means for the future. 

15:45

EP180 - S1

26 Aug 21

Afghanistan explained

The Taliban have retaken control of Afghanistan after the longest US war in history. But why did the war start in the first place? How did it get to this point? And what impact will the new power have? Dr Keith Suter explains the history of the conflict, and why this is not only the closing of a chapter in US history, but the opening of a new one in global control of the country. 

Afghanistan explained

The Taliban have retaken control of Afghanistan after the longest US war in history. But why did the war start in the first place? How did it get to this point? And what impact will the new power have? Dr Keith Suter explains the history of the conflict, and why this is not only the closing of a chapter in US history, but the opening of a new one in global control of the country. 

23:13

EP179 - S1

19 Aug 21

Can America still win wars?

With the US retreating from Afghanistan after twenty years, America's status as a military superpower is being brought into question. Dr Keith Suter explores whether the US can still win at war, and if not, who takes it's place?

Can America still win wars?

With the US retreating from Afghanistan after twenty years, America's status as a military superpower is being brought into question. Dr Keith Suter explores whether the US can still win at war, and if not, who takes it's place?

20:51

EP178 - S1

12 Aug 21

Should garbage collectors earn more than bankers?

Now more than ever, we're asking which jobs are really essential. But are our essential workers being paid fairly? Dr Keith Suter unpacks why there's such a big pay disparity between some of our most necessary occupations, and some that we might need less than we think.

Should garbage collectors earn more than bankers?

Now more than ever, we're asking which jobs are really essential. But are our essential workers being paid fairly? Dr Keith Suter unpacks why there's such a big pay disparity between some of our most necessary occupations, and some that we might need less than we think.

16:04

EP177 - S1

5 Aug 21

Killer robots in a new era of warfare

Intelligent robots hunting down humans is no longer just a thing of sci-fi movies. Dr Keith Suter explains how drones and AI have pushed us into a new era of warfare, and the practical and ethical complications that come along with them.

Killer robots in a new era of warfare

Intelligent robots hunting down humans is no longer just a thing of sci-fi movies. Dr Keith Suter explains how drones and AI have pushed us into a new era of warfare, and the practical and ethical complications that come along with them.

15:21

EP176 - S1

29 Jul 21

How to brighten our economic future

Why is Australia's economy predicted to get poorer, older, and smaller? Dr Keith Suter breaks down predictions from the country's latest Intergenerational Report, and explains some tactics we could use to boost the economy back up.

How to brighten our economic future

Why is Australia's economy predicted to get poorer, older, and smaller? Dr Keith Suter breaks down predictions from the country's latest Intergenerational Report, and explains some tactics we could use to boost the economy back up.

20:24

EP175 - S1

22 Jul 21

The ripple effects of heatwaves

Why do we see increased violence during heatwaves? Dr Keith Suter explains the reasons behind this link, and the further psychological impact climate change is having on society.

The ripple effects of heatwaves

Why do we see increased violence during heatwaves? Dr Keith Suter explains the reasons behind this link, and the further psychological impact climate change is having on society.

13:30

EP174 - S1

15 Jul 21

An American tragedy

What is it about the Watergate scandal that keeps us coming back? Five decades on, Dr Keith Suter revisits the infamous impeachment, explains how Nixon’s image shifted during and after the event, and reflects on the public perception of political misconduct.

An American tragedy

What is it about the Watergate scandal that keeps us coming back? Five decades on, Dr Keith Suter revisits the infamous impeachment, explains how Nixon’s image shifted during and after the event, and reflects on the public perception of political misconduct.

16:04

EP173 - S1

8 Jul 21

The global struggles of Indigenous peoples

How has the treatment of Indigenous peoples changed over the years, and how can we mend our relationship? Dr Keith Suter examines the disadvantages facing Indigenous communities both across the globe, and here in Australia and discusses what these will look like in the future.

The global struggles of Indigenous peoples

How has the treatment of Indigenous peoples changed over the years, and how can we mend our relationship? Dr Keith Suter examines the disadvantages facing Indigenous communities both across the globe, and here in Australia and discusses what these will look like in the future.

15:51

EP172 - S1

1 Jul 21

The art of strategic lying

Honesty isn’t always the best policy for politicians, sometimes it’s more effective to lie. Dr Keith Suter explains how lying is used as a political tactic, the ethical issues this strategy raises, and why so many of us are susceptible to believing lies.

The art of strategic lying

Honesty isn’t always the best policy for politicians, sometimes it’s more effective to lie. Dr Keith Suter explains how lying is used as a political tactic, the ethical issues this strategy raises, and why so many of us are susceptible to believing lies.

16:17

EP171 - S1

24 Jun 21

A shift away from the left

Events like Brexit and the election of Trump are showing us that traditional Conservative Parties are becoming more appealing to the blue collar worker. Dr. Keith Suter shares why the working class are now voting against Labor Parties, and if the political landscape will ever shift back to the way it was before.

A shift away from the left

Events like Brexit and the election of Trump are showing us that traditional Conservative Parties are becoming more appealing to the blue collar worker. Dr. Keith Suter shares why the working class are now voting against Labor Parties, and if the political landscape will ever shift back to the way it was before.

16:30

EP170 - S1

17 Jun 21

How to change the world

Why do some political campaigns make history, while others fail? Dr. Keith Suter explains the two factors that drive real political change throughout history and how they're shaping the way our world is today.

How to change the world

Why do some political campaigns make history, while others fail? Dr. Keith Suter explains the two factors that drive real political change throughout history and how they're shaping the way our world is today.

16:34

EP169 - S1

10 Jun 21

China growing old before growing rich

The idea in global politics is that by the year 2049 China will be the number one power in the world, but what happens if China's population problem doesn't get resolved? Dr. Keith Suter explains 10 possible reason why China may not achieve this and discusses the effects of their one child policy.

China growing old before growing rich

The idea in global politics is that by the year 2049 China will be the number one power in the world, but what happens if China's population problem doesn't get resolved? Dr. Keith Suter explains 10 possible reason why China may not achieve this and discusses the effects of their one child policy.

18:22

EP168 - S1

3 Jun 21

The influence of the KGB

The rumours about Trump's relationship with Russia spread like wildfire, but was Trump an agent, or simply just an asset? Dr. Keith Suter brings up the influence that Russia and the KGB has had over Western politics and high profile Americans and how the real scandal isn't what illegal, but what is legal.

The influence of the KGB

The rumours about Trump's relationship with Russia spread like wildfire, but was Trump an agent, or simply just an asset? Dr. Keith Suter brings up the influence that Russia and the KGB has had over Western politics and high profile Americans and how the real scandal isn't what illegal, but what is legal.

17:54

EP167 - S1

27 May 21

Israel and Hamas 101

With a conflict that spans decades it can be difficult to understand why the cease fires come and go. Dr. Keith Suter explains the history of the the conflict between Israel and Palestine, what started this ongoing war and why the division continues to grow.

Israel and Hamas 101

With a conflict that spans decades it can be difficult to understand why the cease fires come and go. Dr. Keith Suter explains the history of the the conflict between Israel and Palestine, what started this ongoing war and why the division continues to grow.

20:03

EP166 - S1

20 May 21

Do we need a democracy summit?

Joe Biden has stated that Americans are emphasising the importance of democracy, but after a bad track record dating back to the 90's, do they deserve to be the hosts? Dr. Keith Suter discusses the a new foreign policy such as America intending to make peace rather than war, building more international collaboration and who would actually be invited to the summit.

Do we need a democracy summit?

Joe Biden has stated that Americans are emphasising the importance of democracy, but after a bad track record dating back to the 90's, do they deserve to be the hosts? Dr. Keith Suter discusses the a new foreign policy such as America intending to make peace rather than war, building more international collaboration and who would actually be invited to the summit.

16:19

EP165 - S1

13 May 21

A new border crisis

The US wall was made famous by Trump, but it's story began much earlier than there. Dr. Keith Suter explains how this is all linked to profiting off the exploitation of fear, Australia's own border issues and the meaning of disaster capitalism.

A new border crisis

The US wall was made famous by Trump, but it's story began much earlier than there. Dr. Keith Suter explains how this is all linked to profiting off the exploitation of fear, Australia's own border issues and the meaning of disaster capitalism.

17:21

EP164 - S1

6 May 21

England and the Indo-Pacific

A "Global Britain" was the term used when marketing Brexit - but other than a slogan what does that actually mean? Dr. Keith Suter discusses what Britains new role will be after joining the rising power of the Indo-Pacific region and whether they need to treat China as an enemy or an investment partner.

England and the Indo-Pacific

A "Global Britain" was the term used when marketing Brexit - but other than a slogan what does that actually mean? Dr. Keith Suter discusses what Britains new role will be after joining the rising power of the Indo-Pacific region and whether they need to treat China as an enemy or an investment partner.

19:31

EP163 - S1

29 Apr 21

The evolution of human rights

Following the atrocities of world war 2, governments learned the hard way that they need to monitor the human rights of other societies. Dr. Keith Suter explains Australia's own human rights issues, the impact of social media and who turns the biggest eye.

The evolution of human rights

Following the atrocities of world war 2, governments learned the hard way that they need to monitor the human rights of other societies. Dr. Keith Suter explains Australia's own human rights issues, the impact of social media and who turns the biggest eye.

17:28

EP162 - S1

22 Apr 21

The new climate war

We're beginning to enter a new era of climate change as the number of deniers decreases, the number the of people who think we're screwed - grows. Dr. Keith Suter discusses not only the importance of education but the right people who we need to market that to and why you need to give people room to manoeuvre to get out of the political position they stand in. 

The new climate war

We're beginning to enter a new era of climate change as the number of deniers decreases, the number the of people who think we're screwed - grows. Dr. Keith Suter discusses not only the importance of education but the right people who we need to market that to and why you need to give people room to manoeuvre to get out of the political position they stand in. 

20:03

EP161 - S1

15 Apr 21

Pillagers and villagers

The number of people who consider themselves survivalists has risen - these are people who anticipate a time when supermarkets wont have food, ATMs wont have money and pharmacies wont have medicine. Dr. Keith Suter explains the difference between Green Survivalists and Doomsday Preppers, even though they all agree on the coming collapse of society.

Pillagers and villagers

The number of people who consider themselves survivalists has risen - these are people who anticipate a time when supermarkets wont have food, ATMs wont have money and pharmacies wont have medicine. Dr. Keith Suter explains the difference between Green Survivalists and Doomsday Preppers, even though they all agree on the coming collapse of society.

18:30

EP160 - S1

8 Apr 21

Should we get rid of billionaires

It would take 23,000 years for an ordinary worker to become a billionaire but in 2020 the amount of money billionaires have went up a massive amount. Dr. Keith Suter explains why young people have become apathetic to politics which is making it increasingly difficult to propose taxes on the rich.

Should we get rid of billionaires

It would take 23,000 years for an ordinary worker to become a billionaire but in 2020 the amount of money billionaires have went up a massive amount. Dr. Keith Suter explains why young people have become apathetic to politics which is making it increasingly difficult to propose taxes on the rich.

13:51

EP159 - S1

1 Apr 21

The age of surveillance

The technology of control is slowly creeping into our everyday lives and sometimes it's as simple as police license plate readers. Dr. Keith Suter discusses how drone technology is evolving, what kid of digital footprint we are leaving and the risk of becoming Australia becoming a surveillance state like China.

The age of surveillance

The technology of control is slowly creeping into our everyday lives and sometimes it's as simple as police license plate readers. Dr. Keith Suter discusses how drone technology is evolving, what kid of digital footprint we are leaving and the risk of becoming Australia becoming a surveillance state like China.

15:48

EP158 - S1

25 Mar 21

The future of food

By the middle of this century, 70% more food will be needed but 90% of the planet's soil could be gone. Dr. Keith Suter takes you through who actually owns our food supply, his 7 recommendations on what we can do and what a worst case scenario looks like.

The future of food

By the middle of this century, 70% more food will be needed but 90% of the planet's soil could be gone. Dr. Keith Suter takes you through who actually owns our food supply, his 7 recommendations on what we can do and what a worst case scenario looks like.

17:10

EP157 - S1

18 Mar 21

Death of the office

Overtime we have stopped expecting generations to leave school and work in a factory, now due to COVID we're no longer going to expect them to leave school and work in an office. Dr. Keith Suter explains why he thinks offices are important, what a 3D economy is and talks about the rise of the electric cottage.

Death of the office

Overtime we have stopped expecting generations to leave school and work in a factory, now due to COVID we're no longer going to expect them to leave school and work in an office. Dr. Keith Suter explains why he thinks offices are important, what a 3D economy is and talks about the rise of the electric cottage.

16:22

EP156 - S1

11 Mar 21

Defeat in Afghanistan

America has spent more in foreign aid in Afghanistan than it did in Europe after WW1. So why won't they admit defeat and pull their troops out? Dr. Keith Suter explains how the American people would be horrified if they knew the true disfunction of the war in Afghanistan, the reason behind the forming of NATO and what big event is happening in May.

Defeat in Afghanistan

America has spent more in foreign aid in Afghanistan than it did in Europe after WW1. So why won't they admit defeat and pull their troops out? Dr. Keith Suter explains how the American people would be horrified if they knew the true disfunction of the war in Afghanistan, the reason behind the forming of NATO and what big event is happening in May.

19:22

EP155 - S1

4 Mar 21

A scary reality for cyber warfare

As we move further into a digital world the risk of cyber security breaches grows. Hospitals, insurance companies and other large organisations are hacked daily. Dr. Keith Suter explains the darker side of the web, the program Eternal Blue and what that means for companies like the NSA.

A scary reality for cyber warfare

As we move further into a digital world the risk of cyber security breaches grows. Hospitals, insurance companies and other large organisations are hacked daily. Dr. Keith Suter explains the darker side of the web, the program Eternal Blue and what that means for companies like the NSA.

17:48

EP154 - S1

25 Feb 21

The latest conspiracy theory

Conspiracy theories have always existed, but few have been pushed by an American President, the latest of which is known as 'The Great Reset'. Dr. Keith Suter discusses the conspiracy group QANON and how they believe the deep state was out to get Trump, how COVID19 links in with it and moving to an era of trans-humanism.

The latest conspiracy theory

Conspiracy theories have always existed, but few have been pushed by an American President, the latest of which is known as 'The Great Reset'. Dr. Keith Suter discusses the conspiracy group QANON and how they believe the deep state was out to get Trump, how COVID19 links in with it and moving to an era of trans-humanism.

17:32

EP153 - S1

18 Feb 21

The miserable middleclass

The divide between the rich and poor grows more every year, which leaves the middle-class forgotten about. Dr. Keith Suter breaks down how the middle-class was screwed by globalisation, why their jobs are disappearing and how we could be on the verge of a new economic evolution.

The miserable middleclass

The divide between the rich and poor grows more every year, which leaves the middle-class forgotten about. Dr. Keith Suter breaks down how the middle-class was screwed by globalisation, why their jobs are disappearing and how we could be on the verge of a new economic evolution.

18:39

EP152 - S1

11 Feb 21

Threats to the new President

President Biden has a flurry of issues to face, both immediate like Coronavirus, and some more looming. Dr. Keith Suter discusses the geopolitical threats that President Biden must now face, including the growth of far right extremism abroad, weak and collapsing states and international cyber warfare. 

Threats to the new President

President Biden has a flurry of issues to face, both immediate like Coronavirus, and some more looming. Dr. Keith Suter discusses the geopolitical threats that President Biden must now face, including the growth of far right extremism abroad, weak and collapsing states and international cyber warfare. 

19:48

EP151 - S1

4 Feb 21

War and climate change

Would it surprise you to learn that the Pentagon is the number one user of green house gases? Energy is the lifeblood of war fighting capabilities, and Dr. Keith Suter explains how the US spends more on military than any other country and 4 ways they would benefit from reducing their fossil fuel waste.

War and climate change

Would it surprise you to learn that the Pentagon is the number one user of green house gases? Energy is the lifeblood of war fighting capabilities, and Dr. Keith Suter explains how the US spends more on military than any other country and 4 ways they would benefit from reducing their fossil fuel waste.

18:19

EP150 - S1

28 Jan 21

Is there hope for Biden

President Joe Biden's transition has been anything but smooth and the road is still rocky ahead. Dr. Keith Suter talks about the more long term structural issues like the death of the American dream, the foreign and domestic political challenges and where they stemmed from.

Is there hope for Biden

President Joe Biden's transition has been anything but smooth and the road is still rocky ahead. Dr. Keith Suter talks about the more long term structural issues like the death of the American dream, the foreign and domestic political challenges and where they stemmed from.

19:32

EP149 - S1

21 Jan 21

The future of work

As technology improves and certain jobs start to become obsolete, does that mean there will be no work in the future? Dr. Keith Suter explains the new jobs that will emerge in the 2020's, why women will experience these hardships more and how we will become a world connected to the internet.

The future of work

As technology improves and certain jobs start to become obsolete, does that mean there will be no work in the future? Dr. Keith Suter explains the new jobs that will emerge in the 2020's, why women will experience these hardships more and how we will become a world connected to the internet.

20:04

EP148 - S1

14 Jan 21

The long tradition of debt

Debt has been around for over 5000 years, it's not just about money and we have now come to live with it. Dr. Keith Suter looks at debt from a point of anthropology - explaining the history behind it, the origins of FIAT and why you were never allowed to bury a banker in a Christian burial site. 

The long tradition of debt

Debt has been around for over 5000 years, it's not just about money and we have now come to live with it. Dr. Keith Suter looks at debt from a point of anthropology - explaining the history behind it, the origins of FIAT and why you were never allowed to bury a banker in a Christian burial site. 

18:07

EP147 - S1

8 Jan 21

The turbulence of the coming decade

It goes without saying that 2020 was a difficult year for most, but just because the year is almost over, it doesn't mean things are going to get easier. Dr. Keith Suter breaks down why democracy might be the moving force behind history as we head toward a political crisis not seen for over a 100 years.

The turbulence of the coming decade

It goes without saying that 2020 was a difficult year for most, but just because the year is almost over, it doesn't mean things are going to get easier. Dr. Keith Suter breaks down why democracy might be the moving force behind history as we head toward a political crisis not seen for over a 100 years.

21:19

EP145 - S1

31 Dec 20

The new elite

The elite class used to be based on inheritance of land, properties and factories but that isn't the case anymore. Dr. Keith Suter discusses the 'new elite'; which found their status grew from success and achievements and talks about something called a Meritocracy - a new way of political thinking that started as satire. 

The new elite

The elite class used to be based on inheritance of land, properties and factories but that isn't the case anymore. Dr. Keith Suter discusses the 'new elite'; which found their status grew from success and achievements and talks about something called a Meritocracy - a new way of political thinking that started as satire. 

17:51

EP145 - S1

24 Dec 20

Trumps military legacy

In 2016 President Trump campaigned that he would pull out of all wars and bring US troops home - Love him or hate him he did just that. But is there now a greater threat of a nuclear war between USA, Russia and China? Dr. Keith Suter explains the modernising of nuclear weapons and how we find ourselves in the front row for WW3.

Trumps military legacy

In 2016 President Trump campaigned that he would pull out of all wars and bring US troops home - Love him or hate him he did just that. But is there now a greater threat of a nuclear war between USA, Russia and China? Dr. Keith Suter explains the modernising of nuclear weapons and how we find ourselves in the front row for WW3.

16:51

EP144 - S1

17 Dec 20

Plagues, protests and poverty in 2020

As 2020 comes to an end, Dr. Keith Suter reflects on the plagues, protests and poverty that contributed to this being one of our toughest modern years, including COVID’s effect on the economy, conspiracies creating protests and the different generations of wealth that create the poverty line.

Plagues, protests and poverty in 2020

As 2020 comes to an end, Dr. Keith Suter reflects on the plagues, protests and poverty that contributed to this being one of our toughest modern years, including COVID’s effect on the economy, conspiracies creating protests and the different generations of wealth that create the poverty line.

19:47

EP143 - S1

11 Dec 20

Biden's new green deal

After 4 years of climate change denial under President Trump, President elect Joe Biden will have to work hard to implement new changes working towards a greener future. Dr Keith Suter explains the challenges Biden will face as he tries to put environmental and wellbeing issues back on the agenda and whether government be involved in creating policies that look after our health & wellbeing

Biden's new green deal

After 4 years of climate change denial under President Trump, President elect Joe Biden will have to work hard to implement new changes working towards a greener future. Dr Keith Suter explains the challenges Biden will face as he tries to put environmental and wellbeing issues back on the agenda and whether government be involved in creating policies that look after our health & wellbeing

17:13

EP142 - S1

3 Dec 20

The intrigue of Kyle Moore-Gilbert

Australian citizen Kylie Moore-Gilbert has just been released from an Iranian prison, after she was arrested and accused of espionage just before leaving the country. Dr. Keith Suter explains how this is part of real world politics, what Australia had to do to for her release and how she became a pawn in a 3D chess match.

The intrigue of Kyle Moore-Gilbert

Australian citizen Kylie Moore-Gilbert has just been released from an Iranian prison, after she was arrested and accused of espionage just before leaving the country. Dr. Keith Suter explains how this is part of real world politics, what Australia had to do to for her release and how she became a pawn in a 3D chess match.

18:40

EP141 - S1

27 Nov 20

The war on Populism

Even with a loss, President Trump still amassed 70 million votes and in 2016 had received more votes than any Republican elect in history. Dr. Keith Suter explains how American became a country focused on the individual rather than community, why Trump still has such a lrage following and why the Democrats need to do some soul searching.

The war on Populism

Even with a loss, President Trump still amassed 70 million votes and in 2016 had received more votes than any Republican elect in history. Dr. Keith Suter explains how American became a country focused on the individual rather than community, why Trump still has such a lrage following and why the Democrats need to do some soul searching.

18:05

EP140 - S1

19 Nov 20

The US election

The US election has the world on the edge of their seats. But with a country so divided, will President Elect Biden be able to make a big change? Dr. Keith Suter explains the key factors that predicted this outcome, the reality of President Trump going to court and what this means for US Ambassadors.

The US election

The US election has the world on the edge of their seats. But with a country so divided, will President Elect Biden be able to make a big change? Dr. Keith Suter explains the key factors that predicted this outcome, the reality of President Trump going to court and what this means for US Ambassadors.

19:46

EP139 - S1

12 Nov 20

What has happened to ISIS

It's been one year since the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the ISIS, but has much changed since then? Dr. Keith Suter explains the timeline from the creation of ISIS until now, the growth of the Taliban and how the main conflict is not a Western issue.

What has happened to ISIS

It's been one year since the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the ISIS, but has much changed since then? Dr. Keith Suter explains the timeline from the creation of ISIS until now, the growth of the Taliban and how the main conflict is not a Western issue.

17:34

EP138 - S1

5 Nov 20

The new nuclear disarmament

In 1945, nuclear weapons changed the entire nature of warfare, but in a way that's more like using a shotgun to kill a flea. Dr. Keith Suter discusses the good news of a nuclear treaty that's being signed off, requiring the halt of developing nuclear weapons and disabling those already built. 

The new nuclear disarmament

In 1945, nuclear weapons changed the entire nature of warfare, but in a way that's more like using a shotgun to kill a flea. Dr. Keith Suter discusses the good news of a nuclear treaty that's being signed off, requiring the halt of developing nuclear weapons and disabling those already built. 

18:59

EP137 - S1

29 Oct 20

The good things Trump has achieved

There are many flaws you can call the Trump administration out on. But has he actually achieved some good things whilst in office? Dr. Keith Suter discusses how corporate power joins left and right parties, the brilliance of Trumps marketing and how he transformed the Republican party.

The good things Trump has achieved

There are many flaws you can call the Trump administration out on. But has he actually achieved some good things whilst in office? Dr. Keith Suter discusses how corporate power joins left and right parties, the brilliance of Trumps marketing and how he transformed the Republican party.

21:00

EP136 - S1

22 Oct 20

More scandals at the Vatican

 We all know the situation with Cardinal Pell and the accusations. But did you know the Vatican is also being investigated for financial misconduct? Dr. Keith Suter explains how the Vatican acts as its own country, how it may have misused funds that were for helping people and the vast wealth it has. 

More scandals at the Vatican

 We all know the situation with Cardinal Pell and the accusations. But did you know the Vatican is also being investigated for financial misconduct? Dr. Keith Suter explains how the Vatican acts as its own country, how it may have misused funds that were for helping people and the vast wealth it has. 

19:05

EP135 - S1

16 Oct 20

Is Chinas rise to power inevitable

The world has increasing tension between rising global powers, such as China. They say they will be the world superpower by 2049, is this prediction inevitable? Dr. Keith Suter explains why he believes nothing is inevitable in politics through his 10 warning signs detailing the history of other countries' rise and fall of power.

Is Chinas rise to power inevitable

The world has increasing tension between rising global powers, such as China. They say they will be the world superpower by 2049, is this prediction inevitable? Dr. Keith Suter explains why he believes nothing is inevitable in politics through his 10 warning signs detailing the history of other countries' rise and fall of power.

23:35

EP134 - S1

8 Oct 20

How safe is 5g?

The information surrounding 5g has led to violent outbursts by protestors fearing their safety. But what damage can 5g actually do? Dr. Keith Suter explains the conspiracies surrounding 5g, how your attention is now a valued asset and why this might be an information overload

How safe is 5g?

The information surrounding 5g has led to violent outbursts by protestors fearing their safety. But what damage can 5g actually do? Dr. Keith Suter explains the conspiracies surrounding 5g, how your attention is now a valued asset and why this might be an information overload

15:52

EP133 - S1

1 Oct 20

A new world order

The effects of COVID19 have accelerated the trends of what could be a new world order. Dr. Keith Suter breaks these trends down, talking about a new global supply chain partnership between Japan, India and Australia, which requires less reliance on China and explains the trends in diplomacy and warfare.

A new world order

The effects of COVID19 have accelerated the trends of what could be a new world order. Dr. Keith Suter breaks these trends down, talking about a new global supply chain partnership between Japan, India and Australia, which requires less reliance on China and explains the trends in diplomacy and warfare.

16:26

EP132 - S1

24 Sep 20

The politics of energy

A simple multi-billion dollar gas pipeline called the Nord Stream Pipeline 2 is 90% complete after nearly 9 years, but now it finds itself wrapped up in terrible politics. Dr. Keith Suter discusses how the project might be cancelled as a punishment to Putin, why we're heading to a new era of diplomacy and what would actually happen if it got finished.

The politics of energy

A simple multi-billion dollar gas pipeline called the Nord Stream Pipeline 2 is 90% complete after nearly 9 years, but now it finds itself wrapped up in terrible politics. Dr. Keith Suter discusses how the project might be cancelled as a punishment to Putin, why we're heading to a new era of diplomacy and what would actually happen if it got finished.

18:53

EP131 - S1

17 Sep 20

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