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"kathleen burke" Discussed on Monocle 24: Midori House

Monocle 24: Midori House

04:14 min | 2 years ago

"kathleen burke" Discussed on Monocle 24: Midori House

"Or from any good bookstore. You are back with Madari house with me Andrew Melissa with me, Kathleen, Burke and Jacob power killers. The year of the pig begins today, at least if one if one rather is an deer and of the Chinese sodium, according to the internet people born in a year of the pig tend towards the energetic and gregarious and we'll find the colors of yellow grey and Brown, especially fortunate. However, if you will forgive the handbrake segue, it is far from sir China as a whole will find this new year propitious China's economy has been knocked around by Donald Trump's Kiat ick. Trade war advanced Dr to provided by companies listed on the Shanghai and Shenzhen exchanges. Looks discouraging. And that's before one even asks questions about the economic daughter that all this was being measured against anyway, Jacob are any celebrations of Chinese New Year by definition some premature this year. Well, I think part of the problem is observing it from the west where we have incomplete information. We have information that. It sort of is related through either a very sort of pro China state press or from sources that are sort of habitually critical of China finding sources that balance between those two and and try to dig down is relatively difficult. And also, I mean, the as you said yourself, the the underlying data is not necessarily indicative as it might be in a country with more political and economic transparency. So it is hard to tell. I think I mean, you know, a slowdown relative to China's recent meteoroid meteoric rise is relative. I mean going from seven or eight percent growth to five or six percent growth. He's a big difference. But it still would make it an enormously fast growing economy, by historical standards. The question is what interests come into play and what interests change when you go from extremely high growth to merely regular growth. Kathleen, I never know myself quite well to make about these recurring. Ring stories about China, and how it's all going horribly wrong in how we should all stop panicking, and buying gold, etc. Onto levels one. Is that one we've been talking about about the degree to which any of Chinese economic daughters ever meant anything anyway. An and also the fact that isn't some sort of slow down inevitable after the extraordinary growth of China's recent decades, China hasn't repealed the business cycle. So yes, what goes up must come down. But normally what goes down will also go up again, they've been quite honest about the stock market's disappointing disappointing, in fact activities or relationship in the last year in the last month, or so so in that sense, they've decided I suppose that don't try to cover up things at all various of the companies know about so they they have announced that particular thing. But yes, I mean also a percentage dry. Is from a low base is not huge either. You if you see what I mean? And if you look at the proportion of people in China, the millions hundreds of millions who aren't particularly productive. There's a long way to go. So yes, in the sense that imports export ev- exports have fallen well that hits a certain number. It doesn't hit everyone. But yes, there's the point is that it's going to go down. And it's also quite a lot to do with with the Trump trading restriction showy say, but it was going to have to slow down anyhow because you don't they don't have the money to they were giving masses of money to Chinese companies to finance them on bad terms, and so forth and that had to come to an end soon. Anyhow, Jerker Bahamas reflector or otherwise is going to become the clearly increasing wariness of a lot of western countries in particular. About how wise it has been to outsource so much of their telecomms to China with.

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"kathleen burke" Discussed on Monocle 24: Midori House

Monocle 24: Midori House

04:12 min | 2 years ago

"kathleen burke" Discussed on Monocle 24: Midori House

"Any good bookstore. You are back with Madari house with me, Andrew, Melissa. With me are Kathleen Burke and Jacob power killers. The year of the pig begins today, at least if one if one rather is an deer and of the Chinese sodium, according to the internet people born in a year of the pig tend towards the energetic and gregarious and we'll find the colors of yellow grey and Brown, especially fortunate. However, if you will forgive the handbrake segue, it is far from sir China as a whole will find this new year propitious, China's economy has been knocked around by Donald Trump's kiosk trade war advanced Dr to provided by companies listed on the Shanghai and Shenzhen exchanges. Looks discouraging. And that's before one even asks questions about the economic daughter that all this was being measured against anyway Jacob any celebrations of Chinese New Year by definition somewhat premature this year. Well, I think part of the problem is observing it from the west where we have incomplete information. We have information that. Sort of is related through either of very sort of pro China state press or from sources that are sort of habitually critical of China finding sources that balance between those two and and try to dig down is relatively difficult. And also, I mean, the as you said yourself, the the underlying data is not necessarily indicative as it might be in a country with more political and economic transparency. So it is hard to tell. I think I mean, you know, a slowdown relative to China's recent meteoroid meteoric rise is relative. I mean going from seven or eight percent growth to five or six percent growth. He's a big difference. But it still would make it an enormously fast, growing, con me by historical standards. The question is what interests come into play and what interests change when you go from extremely high growth to merely regular growth. Kathleen, I never know myself quite well to make about these recurring. Stories about China, and how it's all going horribly wrong in how we should all stop panicking, and buying gold, etc. Onto levels one. Is that one we've been talking about about the degree to which any of Chinese economic daughters ever meant anything anyway. An and also the fact that isn't some sort of slow down inevitable after the extraordinary growth of China's recent decades, China hasn't repealed the business cycle. So yes, what goes up must come down. But normally what goes down will also go up again, they've been quite honest about the stock market's disappointing disappointing, in fact activities or relationship in the last year in the last month, or so so in that sense, they've decided I suppose that don't try to cover up things at all various of the companies know about so they they have announced that particular thing. But yes, I mean also a percentage dry. Is from a low base is not huge either. You if you see what I mean? And if you look at the proportion of people in China, the millions hundreds of millions who aren't particularly productive. There's a long way to go. So yes, in the sense that import export ev- exports have fallen well that hits a certain number. It doesn't hit everyone. But yes, there's the point is that it's going to go down. And it's also quite a lot to do with with the Trump trading restriction showy say, but it was going to have to slow down anyhow because you don't they don't have the money to they were giving masses of money to Chinese companies to finance them on bad terms, and so forth and that had to come to an end soon. Anyhow Jerker how much of a factor or otherwise is going to become the clearly increasing wariness of a lot of western countries in particular. About how wise it has been to outsource so much of their telecomms to China.

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"kathleen burke" Discussed on Monocle 24: Midori House

Monocle 24: Midori House

02:48 min | 2 years ago

"kathleen burke" Discussed on Monocle 24: Midori House

"But they the the other thing that caught my attention was there was a statement put out by something called the United Nations office of Alta Spicer phase. Okay. You Nusa who knew that this existed? But they statement was to fall they wanted to reinforce a statute that the UN's had signed in nineteen seventy nine which states that firstly. No one owns the moon. So that would just signed to China. Look, we just need to underscore that. I'm in the second thing was that the moon should only be used for peaceful purposes. So so the UN Wayang in big time on this. China's you Kathleen is this a major statement from Beijing. Do you think are they trying to compete with the US and Russia, of course, they are. I'm less optimistic about what's going on. I mean that China has made made it clear. Beforehand that she wants militarized space. She made she has made it clear that she sees the moon and the asteroids as the South China Sea. In other words ought to be under her control. There's a it's there are lot of of minerals and so forth, which would give a lot of wealth. There's also ability to capture helium three which doesn't ring most bells for most people, but not only hold on. Not only does it provide a lot of energy and China is energy deficient. But also you can use it to help make nuclear bombs. Oh, well, something. Interesting interesting there NASA is banned from working with China. I as I understand it. But Phil certainly they'll be watching this mission closely, and what they can what they can learn from China. No doubt. For all of the raises that Kathleen is mentioned, but but also out of an idea of national pride so much of America's identity, especially in the last thirty forty years is being bound up in an idea of its technological superiority in space is being applied ground where it's been able to exert this this kind of self perception if you like and this is being directly challenged by China in the last twenty four hours. But Nick, generated all of a sudden the Americans found that the Russians were ahead of them. And what does happen is that Kennedy says the new president in due course, in a couple of years time says Americans will get to the moon. I. Well said and that does bring us to the end of today's show, Kathleen Burke, and Phil Clarke, thank you for joining us here at Madari house today show produced by Tom hall research by Daphne Kearney says and Nick Moni our studio manager was Christie Evans. There is more music next than at nineteen hundred hours. It is the urban est with Andrew tuck and join us tomorrow at midday London time for the briefing with all the day's top stories Midori house back at the same time tomorrow eighteen hundred London time with me, Daniel beach. Thank you so much for listening and goodbye. Sure.

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"kathleen burke" Discussed on Monocle 24: Midori House

Monocle 24: Midori House

03:22 min | 2 years ago

"kathleen burke" Discussed on Monocle 24: Midori House

"Still with me, Phil Clarke, and Kathleen Burke, as we discussed earlier, the new term for the house of representatives begins in Washington today. But many of America's most prominent politicians will already be looking ahead to twenty twenty when the nation heads to the polls again to elect a new president or to keep the one they've already have this week. Democrat Elizabeth Warren has declared she will run for president. And there are similar noises coming out of the camps from the likes of Bernie Sanders, and even Joe Biden accrue with two hundred and twenty two years of political experience between that's two hundred and twenty years more than Donald Trump. Some see the over familiar faces other Democrats old guards Kathleen is being a hindrance rather than positive in the upcoming contest is is it time for some fresh thinking. Do you think? Well, if you look at the age, I mean, Biden is seventy six Bernie Sanders is seventy nine I remember. But something on that order, you know, and the question is I mean, that's. That's older than Ronald Reagan. The question is would they actually survive that long? It's not begin like to be like the politburo in the old days where they were all about eighty six and on. But no one wanted to leave the new ones the new ones do rate from about from the late thirties to their early fifties. And the question of whether you change change generation is is a live one. I have my own candidates. I think are are likely more likely than than Mr. Biden or or a visible Warren. I must say Elizabeth Warren is going to do is break the logjam. Now, she's done it a whole rush of other candidates are going to come in. I think in a sense everyone. Everyone was waiting to see who who started it. But I think he'll get trampled in the rush. Interesting. Well, fill almost as if on cue a scandal has -rupt. It's rounding Bernie Sanders where he's facing accusations of sexism and sexual harassment by aides who worked on the two thousand sixteen presidential campaign. Will he weather this storm, do you think does he carry on? I think you'll carry on because he built so much momentum at the last election. But but this sort of thing is damaging, particularly if your someone like Santa's he relies so heavily on grassroots mobilization, particularly amongst young people th this is the kind of scandal that contained someone like him. And he seems to have been a little bit slow. In the last couple of days to respond to these accusations. Almost saying look, I've got a much higher agenda around economic reform trying to hamstring corporate interest at Sitra etcetera, you know, this kind of sex scandal stuff is to grubby for my liking that seems to be his message. But I think that's full haughty. I think in this denied you have to that kind of scandal in the bud. So that you can play politics at a at a high level is very strange. Wasn't it just a slight comment on that? I'm in first place. He said, well, I was too busy flying around the country organizing things, I didn't no one told me it was happening. But Secondly, someone at some point must tell me why these male political operatives think that they can do it and get away with it when they're dealing with female political operatives who know all about the media. I mean, I just think about that is not exactly been trying to do it in front of a of a screen or or a big window. But it's it does make one wonder about the political now some of these so-called top political operators. We'll fill you mentioned the sort of grassroots momentum. And how that helps Sanders in the past..

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"kathleen burke" Discussed on Monocle 24: Midori House

Monocle 24: Midori House

04:25 min | 2 years ago

"kathleen burke" Discussed on Monocle 24: Midori House

"You live from studio one here in London. I'm Daniel Bauge on today's show we have to wait and see what happens at the Muller report. We shouldn't be impeaching for a political reason, and we shouldn't avoided peach mint for a political reason. We'll just have to see how it comes. Congress is back and the Democrats now rule the house with Nancy Pelosi once again taking up the role of speaker, and she's not hiding. The fact Donald Trump will be under fire on a number of fronts. Plus, we'll look ahead to the twenty twenty election, and who might be on the ticket for the Democrats. My guests, Kathleen Burke, and Phil Clarke, we'll be discussing this and the day's other top stories, including long awaited and delayed elections are taking place in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. We take a closer look at the end of the six decade rule of the Kabila dynasty all that. Plus China heads to the dark side of the moon and Salta come on Madari house here with me, Daniel beach. So welcome to Midori house. My guest today are Kathleen Burke, professor of modern and contemporary history at the University College London, and Phil Clarke reader in comparative and international politics at so as welcome both to the program, we begin today in Washington where roll-call is taking place at this hour for the one hundred and sixteenth. Congress with veteran democrat politician Nancy Pelosi sent to be sworn in as speaker of the US house of representatives the appointment represents a shift in the dynamic of US politics with the Democrats having regained control of the house after November's midterm elections. Of course, it's not the first time. These seventy eight year old Pelosi has taken up the position she held the same role, the first female to do so from two thousand seven to two thousand eleven and much different political climate than of course. So how her tenor affect the shape of things to come in Washington? Kathleen, perhaps we'll start with you here, even before miss flow. See was. Elected speaker. She gave an interview yesterday to NBC suggesting that he's sitting president could be indicted in relation to the Muller inquiry. Of course, is this an indication there will be no holding back in investigating Donald Trump going forward. Well, no. I mean, what she actually happened is is to say is not to say that they will. It's to say, it's it's not impossible that it might happen. Which is a bit different. It was I think though exaggerated a little bit in the press. But what else is new? She's quite right to say. In fact, she's quite right to assert. My hope she really means that this is not a political issue. There have been two impeachments in American history. One Andrew Johnson ABRAHAM LINCOLN successor. And then of course, Bill Clinton neither was actually convicted in the Senate. I feel I should point out. So in that sense. It was it ventilated an awful lot of partisan anger and even hatred, but at the end of the day, it didn't do anything. And of course, Nixon resigned before he could be impeached. So just because he might be impeached in the house, it will probably go no further because the Senate is controlled by Republicans. I want to come back to that in a in a moment. And specifically talked about the Bill Clinton example, perhaps. But if we look ahead to what's on Pelosi's plate right now looking at the front page of the New York Times here it says same gobble, but whole new challenge for Pelosi. This is Kathleen com- completely different. Political climate than the last time she held the job. Well, the last time she held the job was under Obama, of course. And then she lost the job because Obama well because the Democrats lost control of the house of representatives. So in that sense. It wasn't anything. She did. It was because she was in the the sweep per democratic destruction of the democratic house. What the thing about about Pelosi is that she doesn't talk a big talk. She is a consummate politician. She grew up in Baltimore for her father was was mayor, and she knows everything about about holding phone calls about talking to people about convincing him about trading favors about all the sorts of things that politicians who accomplish things actually have to do. So I think that she's powerful not just because she's got back. Did she get back because why because they know she is incredibly..

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"kathleen burke" Discussed on Monocle 24: Midori House

Monocle 24: Midori House

04:41 min | 2 years ago

"kathleen burke" Discussed on Monocle 24: Midori House

"I'm Andrew Muller on today show. Three hundred eleven knows the left two hundred ninety three. Britain's government is found in contempt of parliament as the Brexit fiasco grinds interminably own my guest, Quentin peel, and Kathleen Burke will be discussing this and the day's other top stories, including the likelihood that the CIA as director will tell you as congress anything about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi that we couldn't have guessed a disconcerting result for far right nativist in under Lucia. And is there any downside to banning plastic bags? That's all coming up on the Dory. House on monocle twenty four right now. I'd welcome to Madari house. My guest today are Quentin peel associate fellow at Chatham house and contributed to the T and Kathleen book, professor of modern and contemporary history at University College London roken both we will start here in the UK and the latest friction Lewis process of the supposedly engineered apparatus known as Brexit within the last hour of the British government has been found in contempt of parliament for refusing to publish. It's full legal advice on Prime Minister, Theresa May's Brexit deal that advice, which one assumes doesn't boil down to. It's all grand leads. This'll go brilliantly will now be published ahead of what he shed jeweled to be several days of debate before parliament votes on it Quinton didn't really know where to start at this point sort of half an hour of just sort of screaming really saves. It seems almost apposite that would be hard on Ellison's. How far through the looking glass are we at this point? Note very fair yet this I think this vote is what was described as as more of a distraction than a disaster at least for Theresa. May that sounds if I may say so after years of living here like a superb English if some for disaster. Well, the disaster is due to come next week when she loses the vote on her deal, and that I think still looks overwhelmingly likely, and what we've seen today is that there is a clear majority that doesn't trust the government. I think because that's what it's all about when they say to the government. We don't trust you to have actually given us the food store in. We should make clear to international listeners does actually include quite a lot of the governing party. It does. Indeed. And it includes also the Democratic Unionist Party from Northern Ireland. So they voted the government down and they've gone and lost another vote hard on the heels of that one. An amendment put forward by no less than sixteen members of the conservative party headed by Dominic grieve, former attorney general saying that parliament must have the right to amend government proposals. If it doesn't get if it loses this deal and tries a plan be that parliament can actually start to take over the running on this process from what he's still a deeply divided government. Kathleen, are we any the clear, do you think on the practical upshot of all this is going to be in particularly in the wake of that amendment passed in the last few minutes, which will give parliament greater say in the event that the deal is voted down are weaned. Are we being somehow eased towards a softer Brexit if this year version of easing, it's it's a relative expression? Indeed, I don't think we're being urged by anyone particular towards anything. I mean, that's one of the difficulties. You've got urgings coming from at least six different positions. And it's not yet clear who is going to be the strongest. I mean, obviously, I think do I- jinx myself here. I think that no deal. Brexit has gone for a Burton as you say, I don't think that's very likely anymore because the pressure because the the amount of strength on on the not not not a no deal. I think is is now too strong. I agree with Quentin that the sun will rise in the west before Theresa May's plan next week actually is approved is very difficult to see short of a massacre. If an awful lot of members of parliament how it's going to happen. Trouble is by twenty eighteen standards. The sun rising in the west wouldn't actually seem all that remarkable. Don't think. Quentin. I'm still trying to figure out where this does actually leave us..

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"kathleen burke" Discussed on Monocle 24: Midori House

Monocle 24: Midori House

04:24 min | 2 years ago

"kathleen burke" Discussed on Monocle 24: Midori House

"Are Kathleen Burke, professor of modern and contemporary history University College London, and Geoffrey Howard is a lecturer in political fairy also at University College London, very good data both of you. Now, there are just twenty four hours to go before Americans live vote in elections to choose who will serve them in the Senate and the house of representatives. Normally, this wouldn't be a big deal except that President Donald Trump claims America is at risk of an alien, invasion, not from UFO's, but from a caravan of illegal immigrants from Latin America and even the Middle East all of whom are aiming to enter America virus border with Mexico. He claims only the Republicans can keep the tied at bay whilst the Democrats have accused him of scaremongering and racism in the end. It is the public who will have the final say in what is shaping up to be a referendum on Mr. Trump himself. So interesting times in the United St.. States jeffrey. The way that the polls attending it looks. As if the Democrats win the house of representatives with the Republicans retaining congress. Now, if that stacks up what is it going to mean, the the the Senate I should say what is it going to mean for Mr. Trump? Well, if the polls are right and the Democrats regained control of the house of representatives, it will mean that there's a wide variety of tactics at the Democrats disposal that they can deploy to hold the president accountable. They will acquire the subpoena power to order various members of the administration to testify before the house of representatives. They may have greater powers to demand to see the president's tax returns. And in general, they can just make a huge amount of trouble for the president. And if it turns out that special counsel, Robert Muller who's been investigating Russia's involvement in the two thousand sixteen election and any potential collusion by members of the Trump campaign a with Russian efforts. Comes out. It will mean that there's some real mechanism through which we can hold hearings. We can investigate the basis of of the special counsel's findings, and they won't be able to just sweep it under the carpet. If the Democrats do even better and take the the Senate as well. Then that's going to spell real trouble for the president. Ikea see you shake in thick athletes. I don't think there's a prayer in the Senate, which at least will allow Trump to get through for example, if he gets if if Ruth Bader Ginsburg decides to wander off this mortal coil, it means that he will be able to get through his next proposal for the supreme court because the Senate four supreme court justices an ambassador and cabinet ministers. Sorry, ministers secretaries cab secretaries, the Senate has to advise and consent. So he will almost certainly have Republican Senate the other thing, of course that having the. House Democrat is it's blocking is not only what it can do. It's what it can stop being done and minute respects for many of them that will be just as important as anything else. But it's really interesting. I think. I am not as convinced that the Republicans are going to lose as many people are all the arguments get the clean sweep it. I think I think I worry because you know, going back to to. Bill clinton. And it's the economy stupid. There's an awful lot of small districts out there that are unlikely to to switch and all they need to do is stop the Democrats getting Twenty-three if the Democrats only get twenty two that goes, it just seems to me that that the economy, although it's not coming across in the polls, and so forth is something people have to to be very careful. I was like I guess Jeffrey is well, the there are people who say well. Okay, then so maybe we haven't seen the full benefits over Trump Nomex. But at the end of the day, he's taking on the Chinese, and he's got them schedules. If you're very optimistic in that sense, you'd say that he's got them on the ropes, and you go to a column eve actually got very good nonfarm payrolls. We saw last Friday. So they would say, okay. Then you know, why? Why change? Let's just stick with what we've got..

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"kathleen burke" Discussed on Monocle 24: Midori House

Monocle 24: Midori House

04:04 min | 2 years ago

"kathleen burke" Discussed on Monocle 24: Midori House

"Guest today, Kathleen Burke professor of modern and contemporary history University College London, and some fat boil for the center for media studies lecturer in media, developed in media and development and international journalism at. So it's very complicated title. It is. You need to work out something easier to recite in a hurry. We will start tonight at the UN where the general assembly is ongoing. Much of this conclave of global leaders has been queue of speakers taking turns to take issue with US President, Donald Trump who yesterday once again, laid out his foreign policy, creative isolationism and ability. Nobody took more obvious issue than one president who Trump might previously have counted as a friend Emmanuel Macron France whose speech in defense of liberal multi-lateralism and against craven nationalism could have been readily mistaken for a point by point rebuttal of Trump's some that do you think that's how Macron intended it to be heard. Is he trying to put some distance between himself and Trump? Yes, I would agree to that done. I think that dude things which we should take into account one the Trump and Macron a very similar kind of politicians. It's this bad, dumb alpha male and of their persona, five, their politics. So there were bound to clash going to their first meeting that brazen bone crushing handshake than him moving away to its Merckel and not meeting Trump, and then there's bromance which developed. There's this kind of the intimacy or kind of re rebuff rebuffing which has been going on so that that found that they were bound to clash, take different positions was going to happen. Second thing is that while Trump has taken, this ultra nationalist anti-global position. Western Europe may has abdicated her, you know, Britain's Britain has abdicated the global position. Mercury strength was fighting for survival. There was a position which was clear and open for taking macro has taken that position. And you know, his speech was Dutch an older right things. Climate change, Iran, nuclear proliferation. So this was, as you said, clearly position against Trump, but also securing for himself position as a global leader, which other western powers have kind of let go, what do you think caffeine you think Micron sees a vacancy in the role of leader of the free world? Well, that's fairly obvious. It's been moving in that direction for quite some time. It also rather reminded me of the goal back in the sixties. Remember when he clashed with president Lyndon Johnson and what d- golden was not to bellow at the United Nations and say, you know, beat his chest and so forth. He started selling gold. Which meant that that dollars went now. Sorry, selling dollars for gold, which because the United States was already worried about what was happening to the dollar, attacked it in the most fundamental way. And there was nothing Johnson could do about another words. He didn't Bello. He. He did thinks it would actually hurt at the very foundation of of the American position. So the point is, well, there's several points and I quite liked my colleagues. Two points there is that macro has wanted to be the leader of Europe every since he became he became head of France. That position was there for the taking in the past two years after Merckel. There's no one else who has the position. Indeed, there's no one else who has a nuclear power now that now that Britain is is wondering often in another direction, but he cannot do this alone. I mean, Trump can do this alone at this point and mackerel can't. So he has to mobilize. He was trying to mobilize. I will be very interested to see what he mobilizes and how long this mobilization will last. And this is the thing we've been seeing a hint off from various western leaders..

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"kathleen burke" Discussed on Monocle 24: Midori House

Monocle 24: Midori House

05:09 min | 2 years ago

"kathleen burke" Discussed on Monocle 24: Midori House

"This will, of course means the Oscars will be one by even more numerous garbage films than already win them because most popular things are terrible, Sebastian in in in my opinion is is, is there a crying need for this award for achievement in popular film? You're a same Lewis. Elitist. Imagine that that you know there are very, very good films, which also happen to be popular. I mean, and I'm sure Kathleen will come up with a. You you, you just can't. But anyway. Let's move on fifty. No, I I think the problem of course is if you now as a filmmaker get an award for your film, which says it's the best popular film. Well, what is then the best film? I is it the best film which nobody wants to watch. I mean it it seems a very odd thing to to. I see their rationale. They they, they want to earn more money. The more outrageous aspect of this whole story I think is that they want to hand out some of that gongs during commercial breaks. Heaven's sake lean is this the Oscars acknowledging even if they're doing it, inadvertently that basically popular films suck. Come on caffeine. Well, what can I say? I mean there there are some really popular films that are very good films. Let's they Black Panther, for example, or for all that from mama, Mia? No, no, no. As as a well-made film that it gives a great deal of pleasure. So I suppose you will see if it gives pleasure. It should get a popular film award, the great, the great fill in the shape of water has not made very much money, but how do we then between best film and niche films? I don't know. I what I I, I don't if I were Black Panther and I got popular film instead of very well made film. I'd be really cross because it says, well, you're not quite up to the big boys and your for people out in Nebraska, you know? And I think this this is just it casts aspersions that are not necessarily deserved. I mean, as I read someplace, someone said, we'll popular films do get do get awards at Saxon money. Well, this is this is certainly true, Sebastian, this is the Oscars, isn't it? Just trying to find a way to include big hits a film like Black Panther, for example, which was an enormous commercial hit, but he's not the kind of film that often gets nominated for best picture and the Oscars would probably feel I don't know that they would worry about their own relevance if they didn't find a way to nominate it for a big prize. To be honest, I, I always thought in in comparison to other prices. For example. Venice or Berlin, or or can I always thought the Oscars were the the popular, a popular, the awards for popular feeling. I always had them down as the cinematic equivalent of the Grammys, which routinely dishes out trophies, absolutely dreadful records that sold millions of very, very unpleasant too. Great. No seriously who took great films who have won Oscars. Just thinking about silence of the lambs. I'm sure got an Oscar, it's is it. Is it an art work that will endure for for hundreds of years? Possibly not was very good thriller off it's time. Yes, it was of of that year Ninety-one. Whenever it was, you know, I think that's a. Oh, take JFK a terrible conspiracy theory of course zone. But, but, but but a great movie at great movie. Why can't you give give out a crisis? I don't. I don't say I come to this story as something of an awards skeptic generally, except with as much with the obvious exception of the British podcast awards, which is everybody knows her an absolutely unarguable benchmark broadcasting quality, but then I did, but that that inception aside to a door of you actually played the attention to the Oscars, does it? Does it guide your viewing choices at all? Not at all. I normally don't really know who wins the Oscars. Does that make me unimpeachably elite? I'm I'm just pleased if actors and actresses that I like get on those. They don't get an Oscar. I still like them. Do. Do you sit there booing the television. If they get, they get pasta. I, to be honest, I have a good night's sleep when. Sorry. With the wrong people. For this question. Well, that does bring us that inconclusive note to the end of today, show Kathleen Burke and Sebastian borger. Thank you very much for

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"kathleen burke" Discussed on Monocle 24: The Briefing

Monocle 24: The Briefing

01:34 min | 2 years ago

"kathleen burke" Discussed on Monocle 24: The Briefing

"What does that tell you what does the learnings of history tell us about how trump is likely to ride out the protests because you know talking about the special relationship and so we're not necessarily that familiar with really quite auden announce spokane protest greeting a an incumbent us president coming to these shows george w bush i guess was unpopular but we've never really seen anything quite like this what does it what does your knowledge of history tell you what does your knowledge of donald trump tell you about how hill deal with it well aspects of it would take yuli well the term childish the problem is that trump blimp was i think fundamentally a stupid thing to do you don't that is desperately unbridged unplug light you know if you see what i mean of course he knew it was there that problem is if you look at the larger picture certainly great britain needs the united states mr trump has a skin so thinnest practically transparent he doesn't forget and if britain wants to them negotiate any sort of post post visit relationship particularly about trade he won't forget and so i think the government and mrs may particular are extremely clever in not responding at least publicly to trump's approach to international relations intriguing insights as always guaranteed from kathleen burke i think thank you tell him thanks for joining us hit on the briefing.

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"kathleen burke" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

01:41 min | 2 years ago

"kathleen burke" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"The brookings institution in washington well from brussels president trump made the short flight to london just north of london where he landed about twenty minutes ago he's just going into a helicopter on his way from essex just north of the capital into the center of the city he's on what's being called a working visit to the uk meeting the prime minister theresa may and queen elizabeth but it isn't a full blown state visit with all the pomp and pageantry that that entails prompted questions about whether the special relationship a phrase may popular by winston churchill after the second world war is looking rather shaky right now and perhaps it's long been passed its historical sell by date i'll diplomatic correspondent james robbins considers the on off love affair between london and washington the past is a foreign country well you only have to go back to january last year to confirm that game changing votes in both britain and the united states had put resume and donald trump into power and she was the first leader into the new president's white house paps the personal relationship seemed a little awkward from the very start but mrs may laid particular emphasis on the special relationship between two nations as she delivered britain's most sought after invitation in record time i have today being able to convey a majesty the queen's hope the president trump and the first lady would pay a state visit to the united kingdom later this year and i'm delighted that the president is accepted that invitation a year and a half later things look very different state visit indefinitely postponed but professor kathleen burke of university college london stresses this scaled down working visit is the minimum necessary.

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"kathleen burke" Discussed on BBC Radio 4

BBC Radio 4

02:58 min | 2 years ago

"kathleen burke" Discussed on BBC Radio 4

"The negotiations but it seems that you citizens will still be able to come here for leisure and tourism in terms of work the number of the argument is whether any sort of visa regime should give preferential treatment to eu citizens above workers from elsewhere in the world but in a way it's almost incidentally doesn't change sort of very hard political fact that given the opposition of the brexit tears it is very hard to see how this white paper is sellable unless labor is prepared to back la of others is already putting forwards amendment amendments in the house of commons all of these issues come back to parliament next week there's votes next week on the customs and trade spills which the brexit is already tabled amendments down to in effect make it impossible to implement this facilitated customs arrangement they weren't windows but it will be a demonstration of their strength and the difficulty i think is you know you've got around maybe fifty to one hundred fifty brexit is who are even if this white paper came back entirely unamended from brussels and that you know that isn't going to happen but even if it came back untouched they would vote against it you then do have to say how does mrs may get this through the commons and it's very hard to see without labor mp's coming on board and it seems to me extremely unlikely jeremy corbyn would throw mrs may a lifeline you'll then left with pro european labor mp's they won't accept it because it doesn't include any agreement on services we'll we'll be speaking to the new brexit secretary dominic robb at ten prostate nolan smith thank you twenty two minutes to seven now we used to hear a lot about the special relationship between britain and the united states but he's that phrase now utterly redundant well not necessarily some argue president strains may be acute but the roots of the relationship is strong and some elements should endure beyond the trump presidency will president trump arrives here in britain today i'll diplomatic correspondent james robbins considers now the on off love affair between london and washington the past is a foreign country well you only have to go back to january last year to confirm that game changing votes in both britain and the united states had put to resume indulge trump into power and she was the first leader into the new president's white house perhaps the personal relationship seemed a little awkward from the very start but mrs may laid particular emphasis on the special relationship between two nations she delivered britain's most sought after invitation in record time i have today being able to convey majesty the queen's hope the president trump and the first lady would pay a state visit to the united kingdom later this year and i'm delighted that the president has accepted that invitation a year and a half later things look very different state visit indefinitely postponed but professor kathleen burke of university college london stresses this scaled down working visit is the minimum necessary.

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"kathleen burke" Discussed on Monocle 24: Midori House

Monocle 24: Midori House

01:42 min | 3 years ago

"kathleen burke" Discussed on Monocle 24: Midori House

"Hello and welcome to madari house coming to you live from studio one here in london i'm andrew miller on today show they may be wrong i mean i may stand before you in six months and say hey i was wrong i don't know that i'll ever admit that but i'll try to find some kind of an excuse he may not have meant to say that out loud my guests kathleen burke and brian class will be discussing the singapore summit and the days of the top stories including spain's decision to take the migrants italy wouldn't barrack obama 's informal workshops for his as yet unnamed successor as democratic nominee for the presidency and is everybody younger than you an idiot that's all coming up on the dory house on monocle twenty four right now so welcome to madari house my guest today kathleen book professor of modern and contemporary history university college london and brian class fellow in comparative politics department of government london school of economics welcome both and we start inevitably with this morning's encounter between us president donald trump and north korean leader kim jong un in singapore president trump has described the meeting as tremendous then he would while handshakes and a weed bonhomie between the pair doubtless preferable to mutual threats of atomic annihilation it he's very far from clear so far what if indeed anything has been agreed the statement signed by the two leaders bore a number of eerie similarities to previous such things signed by previous north korean regime's who then proved ungentlemanly enough to ignore the provisions there in brian has anything actually being accomplished here we all knowledge of the fact that you know the two of the too soon to toe claws.

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"kathleen burke" Discussed on Monocle 24: Midori House

Monocle 24: Midori House

01:40 min | 3 years ago

"kathleen burke" Discussed on Monocle 24: Midori House

"Monocle has bureau around the world in tokyo hong kong singapore london toronto and new york city in tokyo bureau chief is fiona wilson bit such a big city but i think it's just one of these very layered cities most weeks there's something new to keep us interested you know other it's a new development or a new building a new fashion brand there's something about tokyo once you'll hear an you live here it gets more interesting if from monaco's editors and correspondents on the stories that matter on the places that everyday on monocle twenty four this is midori house live from london on monocle twenty four i'm daniel beach still with me kathleen burke and jonathan fenby when it comes to merchandizing and maps some places feel more pain than others just ask any new zealander or residents of the australian state of tasmania but in china maps carry extra political clout something the us clothing retailer gap now knows all too well gap apologizing today for what it referred to as an incorrect map of china which appears on t shirts omitting politically contentious territories such as taiwan well marietta and delta are among the corporations who have also apologized this year for how they've referred to taiwan macau and hong kong as has mercedesbenz for quoting tabet and spiritual leader the dalai lama is this just part of doing business in china jonathan following the official party lines yes i mean the the official poverty line has made it politic doing business in china.

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"kathleen burke" Discussed on Monocle 24: Midori House

Monocle 24: Midori House

01:48 min | 3 years ago

"kathleen burke" Discussed on Monocle 24: Midori House

"Live from london this is madari house i'm daniel beach coming up the united states will always be a great friend of israel and a partner in the cause of freedom and peace the president of peace not likely as the death toll in gaza climbs to sixty one following angry protests kathleen burg and jonathan fenby will join me to discuss a deadly eruption of violence in israel as the border braces for yet more unrest also ahead president putin builds a bridge crimea might be within easy reach but is the rest of the world getting only further away plus sports politics and awkward displays of loyalty and why china's got churlish over a t shirt that's all to come on midori house with me daniel beach so welcome to majori house my guest today are kathleen burke and jonathan fenby welcome both to the studio and to the program people in gaza began burying the dead today after the deadliest day of violence in twenty fourteen following weeks long protests over the gaza blockade is troops killed sixty one people and injured thousands there yesterday the funerals coincide with the seventieth anniversary of what palestinians referred to as the nakba this mass displacement of people after israel's creation the violence came along the gaza border as the us opened its brand new embassy in jerusalem moving it from tel aviv infuriating many palestinians donald trump broke with long standing us foreign policy here in a move that followed his campaign promise our greatest hope for peace he said in eight recorded message at the embassies opening a great day for israel he later tweeted the white house said the violence in gaza would not hinder its efforts to seek an.

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"kathleen burke" Discussed on Monocle 24: Midori House

Monocle 24: Midori House

01:34 min | 3 years ago

"kathleen burke" Discussed on Monocle 24: Midori House

"I the the man is not yet god one of the things that struck me was thinking africa i mean there is huge chinese presence in africa now and as someone who used to have bbc world service where you know africa was a was a key audience maybe that's that's an they see that as an era of competition i mean this this whole question of international broadcasters many people find it sunny russian for example i spoke to found it difficult to understand how the in in those days the world service could be financed by the foreign office but editor it'll be bedded tori be independent and it genuinely walls but if you're talking russia or china or countries which all which don't have political pluralism shall we say then clearly they all owned by the state and they they're going to be the mouthpiece of the state i mean russia today altea is now cold actually it's in its constitution that it is it is to be the kremlin's mouthpiece it's not supposed to be an independent broadcasting organization giving an independent view it gives the russian view thank goodness the world's heavy stuff still retain his independence well inside china this all does seem to fit the nineteen eightyfour narrative but outside with unified message that xi jinping is trying to push we wonder then how effective this consolidation will be in i guess time shall tell we'll have to leave it there that does bring us to the end of today's show kathleen burke stephen deal thank you very much for.

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"kathleen burke" Discussed on Monocle 24: Midori House

Monocle 24: Midori House

02:21 min | 3 years ago

"kathleen burke" Discussed on Monocle 24: Midori House

"Hello and welcome to majori how is coming to you live from studio one here in london i'm daniel bauge on today's show i will once again be stressing the united kingdom's unconditional commitment to the security if europe and i believe together we can work to ensure that we overcome the challenges that we all face british prime minister theresa may is in brussels calling on european nations to get tough on russian spy networks my guest kathleen burke and stephen dl are here to discuss this and the day's other top stories including us president donald trump was worn by his top advisors not to congratulate flat amir putin on his reelection victory but made a point of doing so anyhow why oh why does mr trump care about his personal relationship with mr putin and who is collecting our online data and what are they doing with it holland says no thank you to allow an intelligence agencies together more of their data plus china has announced plans to merge state radio and television networks to create one big propaganda unit she jingping has called for absolute loyalty from state media is he getting it that's all to come on midori house with me daniel bauge so welcome to majori house my guest today are kathleen burke april of modern and contemporary history at university college london and russia analyst and writer stephen de l welcome both of you to the program we start today's edition of madari house in brussels where uk prime minister theresa may is in town for the european council summit where it's widely expected that she will push for some sort of joint statement condemning russia for the poisoning of former spy sergei scruple and his daughter in salisbury so kathleen perhaps we'll start with you what exactly is may seeking from her european counterparts well she needs to things i mean the this europeanwide condemnation is not going to be very strong because certain countries like whole like a hungary and greece and to lesser extent italy have better relations with russia do not want to condemn russia quite the same way the point is.

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