Paolo breaks complex subjects like sustainable development and the future of fossil fuels and makes them interesting and accessible. Topics range from electric cars and rapid transit to vertical urban farming and climate change
In Episode 10 “US-Iran Relations,” Paolo von Schirach discusses the current state of relations between Washington and Tehran; why the sanctions? Can this get better?
In Episode 9 “Boeing,” Paolo von Schirach explains what happened in the recent 737 tragedies and what it means for the future of Boeing.
In Episode 8 “Emerging Markets Need Private Capital,” Paolo von Schirach argues how developing countries need large injections of private capital to be on their way growth. Traditional aid will not do it.
In Episode 7 “The National Debt” Paolo von Schirach argues how developing countries need large injections of private capital to be on their way growth. Traditional aid will not do it.
In Episode 6 “Tons of Plastic in the Oceans,” Paolo von Schirach talks about the out-of-control sea pollution caused by mountains of plastic garbage. It kills sea creatures and stays there forever.
In Episode 5 “The Health Care Crisis,” Paolo von Schirach talks about the urgent need to focus on prevention. Good prevention means much lower medical costs and healthier Americans.
In Episode 4 “Censorship,” Paolo von Schirach interviews Chris Lewis, vice president of Public Knowledge, about censorship vs. responsibility on the web and the repercussions of the New Zealand mass murders.
In Episode 3 “The National Debt,” Paolo talks about the National debt and explains explains the truth behind it.
In Episode 2 “The Future of Commuting,” Paolo goes over the past, present, and future of public transportation, mass transit, and commuting in the world’s major cities.
In Episode 1 “3D Printing and Creative Disruption” Paolo explains where this new technology currently is, where it’s headed, and how it will affect the global economy and manufacturing.
Paolo von Schirach is the Founder and Editor of the Schirach Report, an online publication focusing on politics, economics and international security. He is a frequent lecturer, TV and radio commentator, on US foreign and domestic politics and global issues. For more than two decades he worked in emerging markets as a Team Leader and Senior Expert in investment and trade promotion projects. Mr. von Schirach holds higher degrees from Georgetown University where he was also a Fulbright Scholar and Fellow in the Government Department, the London School of Economics, the University of Pisa, Italy, and the Scuola Universitaria Superiore Sant’Anna of Pisa. He was a Research Associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, CSIS, which was followed by filling the role of Director of Communications, and later on Senior Research Fellow, at the Atlantic Council. He was Deputy Director of the Global Security Project at Georgetown University, and Vice President for International Programs at Intelx, an institution focusing on international education. More recently, he was an Adjunct Professor in the Graduate Program of the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, (MSFS). He has been a frequent lecturer at the Foreign Service Institute, (FSI), the Federal Government’s primary foreign affairs training institution.