74.0: Allison Fedirka on Geopolitics and S. America
———Ep 74.0 Summary———
Geopolitical analyst Allison Fedirka explains what made some countries socioeconomic success stories, where the next emerging market stars may be, and whether a decentralized international equilibrium is in our future.
———Ep 74.0 Topics———
01:00 Allison Fedirka, director of analysis for Geopolitical Futures (and polyglot!) as guest.
06:08 Uruguay is the (very?) rare socioeconomic success story – how did they do it?
14:42 Chile is the (very?) rare socioeconomic success stories – how did they do it?
18:45 Where does long-term political stability emanate from?
23:36 Which country or region has the potential to be the next emerging market success story?
26:42 How does the trend of deglobalization factor into geopolitical analysis?
29:21 Which countries demonstrate and execute successfully on a long-term vision? How do they?
39:56 Was the conceit of post-Cold War Globalization that it was inevitable and an evolution?
45:13 The biggest danger to geopolitical strategists is to not forecast serious changes.
49:30 What does the next world order look like? What is the next geopolitical equilibrium?
54:51 Is a decentralized international order possible?
00:47 Does cryptocurrency fit into a geopolitical analysis? What’s its presence in S. America?
06:27 Do either Argentina or Venezuela, once wealthy nations, hold lessons for rich countries?
———Ep 74.0 References———
Geopolitical Futures: https://geopoliticalfutures.
Allison Fedirka, director of analysis for Geopolitical Futures, with Jeff Snider, Head of Global Investment Research for Alhambra Investments, and Emil Kalinowski. Art by David Parkins. Podcast intro/outro is “Queen of the Night” by Andrés Cantú at Epidemic Sound.