Cities as the Last Line of Defense

A Conversation with Andres Schipani

Recorded in January 2019

Global Futures is a podcast about global politics and how rising powers like China and India are transforming it. We discuss foreign policy, economics, war and peace, and how the world is changing with experts from across the world.

In this episode of the Global Futures podcast, Joel Sandhu from the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi) sits down with Andres Schipani in Sao Paulo, Brazil. They talk about the role that cities can have in national and international politics and how cities could be more active on the global arena.

Andres Schipani is the Brazil correspondent for the Financial Times. Before moving to São Paulo, he was the newspaper's Andes correspondent, covering Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela, as well as parts of the Caribbean. Before that, he worked in the Financial Times' New York bureau as a markets and emerging markets reporter.

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