Listen to author and columnist for the Financial Times, Simon Kuper, as he explains the history and politics of sports and their role in building communities. He also reveals his top three sports movies of all time.
In this episode prolific author, Jay Parini, talks about his new book, BORGES AND ME: An Encounter which recounts his time with with literary genius Jorge Luis Borges. He also shares a trove of stories including producing a feature film adaptat
Award-winning Mexican journalist, author, and news anchor León Krauze shares his views with our Two Gringos regarding the lead up to the current political landscape, the relationship between AMLO and Trump, and the hope for a new generation of
Listen to Danielle Goldfarb discuss how Real-time Interactive Worldwide Intelligence (RIWI) was able to call the 2016 Presidential Election and Brexit results when most conventional pollsters got them wrong.
In this episode, Sascha Priewe joins Chris and Ken to discuss rethinking and reorienting our institutions to promote cultural diplomacy as critical practice. Priewe notes that an appreciation for cultural nuances can further foreign policy obje
Valerie Steele, Director and Chief Curator of The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology joins the Two Gringos podcast to talk about fashion in the time of COVID-19, diversity in the industry, the gatekeepers of the fashion world and mor
In this episode, your hosts Chris and Ken speak to Marsia Taha and Bertil Tøttenborg of Gustu, the Bolivian restaurant founded by Danish gastronomic entrepreneur Claus Meyer. The four talk about Bolivian wine, the restaurants mission to connect
In this episode, Daniel Coronell, President of Univision News, joins the Two Gringos with Questions podcast. Coronell talks to hosts Chris and Ken about the need to provide critical analysis to underrepresented latinos, what Univision is doing
In this episode, hosts Chris and Ken speak to Rodrigo García Barcha, Colombian television and film director, screenwriter and cinematographer. He joins the podcast to talk about his recent New York Times op-ed, a letter to his father, novelist
In this episode, hosts Chris and Ken speak to Francis Fukuyama, Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at Stanford University’s Freeman Spogli Institute for international Studies. Fukuyama joins the podcast to talk about his recent article in The Atla
In this episode, hosts Chris and Ken speak to Douglas Farah, President of IBI Consultants. Farah joins the podcast to speak on his recently published report for the William Perry Center on how the Bolivarian Alliance, led by the Nicolás Maduro
In this episode, hosts Chris and Ken speak to Thomas Carothers, Senior Vice President for Studies at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. The three discuss the state of democracy during the COVID-19 pandemic, lessons to learn from go
In the third episode, hosts Chris and Ken speak to Tim Rieser, Democratic Clerk of the Senate Appropriations subcommittee on state and foreign operations, about congress’ role in shaping U.S. foreign policy, the policy shift with Cuba under the
For the second episode, Chris and Ken cross the Atlantic and speak to German Ambassador Marian Schuegraf, Director of the German Federal Foreign Office for Latin America and the Caribbean, about the decline of multilateral organizations and Ger
Hosts Chris and Ken speak to Laura Alonso about her anti-corruption efforts, the future of Argentina and the recent attacks against her work and the AO by Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner.
Hosts Ken and Victoria speak to Arana about her new book Silver, Sword, and Stone: Three Crucibles in the Latin America Story, where she narrates the history of Latin America and the region’s relationship with Western cultures.
Back with a brand new series of interviews, hosts Chris and Ken speak to Roland Paris, professor of international affairs at the University of Ottawa, about Canada's recent election, the country's foreign policy and its position in the world.
In the 22 episode of "Two Gringos with Questions," Ken and Victoria speak to Dr. Amal-Lee Amin about Latin America’s vulnerability to climate change, what governments in the region are doing to reach net zero emissions and more...
In the 21 episode, hosts Chris and Ken speak to Jon Lee Anderson about National Security Advisor John Bolton's recent firing, its effect on the administration's foreign policy in Venezuela and the future of journalism in Latin America.
Hosts Chris and Ken speak to Gedan about what Argentina’s landscape will look like under an Alberto Fernández presidency, including the possible return of Peronism, the country’s stance on Venezuela and the future of the International Monetary
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