Global Truths with Dr Keith Suter (AUS)

One issue in global politics explained each week so you know what is really going on - what is really happening, why it is happening and what is likely to happen next. Dr Keith Suter is Australia's leading media commentator on global affairs and geo-politics. This series gives you the global truths in straightforward and short episodes.


Global Truths with Dr Keith Suter (AUS)

Jacinda Adern's groundbreaking budget

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has made headlines after delivering the world's first ever "wellbeing budget". Dr Keith Suter breaks down what exactly that means and why other countries should be following suit.
00:19:18 6/13/2019

Past Episodes

The stability of the British monarchy is top of mind this week, with Trump's visit to the Queen throwing Twitter into overdrive. Dr Keith Suter discusses how the Royal family's image has evolved over time, and whether there's a future for the many other monarchies around the world.
00:20:38 6/6/2019
Trump's trade war with China shows no sign of slowing down. Dr Keith Suter explains how the tariffs imposed by the US President on Chinese imports could impact Australia and the global economy.
00:00:00 5/30/2019
Has the West lost the plot? Dr Keith Suter explains the decline of the so-called Western, Educated, Industrialised, Rich and Democratic world and what it means for the future of countries like Australia.
00:19:53 5/23/2019
As Trump embraces a nuclear arms race, Dr Keith Suter explains how the development of a global peace economy could create the political will to end it.
00:16:44 5/16/2019
The one-child policy domino effect. Dr Keith Suter lays out the many social challenges China is currently facing, despite being seen as an economic powerhouse.
00:19:09 5/9/2019
Japan is an ageing society and somehow, they need to fill the void. Dr Keith Suter discusses how the government is implementing Japan 5.0, a program designed to encourage the population to embrace the use of robotics and what it means for the future.
00:18:37 5/2/2019
Since Trump came into office, we've seen a revival of a psychological theory about people being, well, stupid. Dr Keith Suter looks at the "Dunning-Kruger" effect and how it applies to the current President of the United States.
00:18:12 4/25/2019
Dr Keith Suter discusses why the world is moving away from integrated capitalism and towards police states, heightened geo-political tensions between the great powers and the resurgence of populism.
00:16:02 4/18/2019
Will we save the planet from climate change? Dr Keith Suter sheds light on what needs to be done to achieve sustainable development goals, whether we're likely to meet them and what the consequences could be if we don't.
00:22:03 4/11/2019
Trump is a master of fear - but he's not alone. Dr Keith Suter explains how fear is used in politics in the US and around the world to gain control of a country's narrative and population.
00:18:50 4/4/2019
Trump is talking about the collapse of the Islamic State in Syria - but is that true? Dr Keith Suter takes a deep dive into how ISIS was formed and how just active the extremist group really is today.
00:20:01 3/28/2019
In the wake of the tragic Christchurch attacks, Dr Keith Suter discusses the alarming rise of right-wing terrorism in Australia and across the world - and whether we should be surprised.
00:18:15 3/21/2019
With Britain's departure from the EU now more uncertain than ever, Dr Keith Suter explains why the Commonwealth was created and whether it's still significant on a world scale.
00:16:39 3/14/2019
The Iranian Revolution shook the country - and the world - in 1979. Dr Keith Suter explains how Iran has progressed since this defining moment in history.
00:17:57 3/7/2019

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