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Inside Asia

Jun 27, 2017

This episode I’m in Hong Kong—at the foot of the Great Escalator—with Mark Clifford Executive Director of the Asia Business Council and author of The Greening of Asia—essential reading, if you ask me.

The question of China and the environment is a timely subject made urgent in the wake of the U.S. decision to...


Jun 21, 2017

Whether we like it or not, democracy is in decline. Like climate change, the erosion of democratic institutions is something that creeps up on us. It’s what happens when you take countless insidious little short-cuts over time, end-rounding one law or the other,  creating exceptions for some at the expense of others.


Jun 14, 2017

My guest this episode is Adam Schwarz, founder and CEO of Asia Group Advisors. He’s a former journalist, a strategy consultant and he now runs his own firm. I sat down with him at the Conrad Hotel in Singapore, which looks out on the new stadium and the Suntec area. We were—well, he was— drinking a bloody Mary.


Jun 7, 2017

This is Part II of my conversation with documentary filmmaker Thomas Morgan. Once again, we’re in the Screening Room with a rooftop view of Singapore’s restaurant and club district.

If you haven’t listened to the first of this two-part episode with Thomas, don’t miss it. In our initial discussion we talk about...


Jun 6, 2017

This week finds me with documentary filmmaker Thomas Morgan in the Screening Room in Singapore’s club district. It’s a four level shop house with a rooftop bar with a private “screening room” on the third floor. It seemed a fitting location for my conversation with Thomas.

If you haven’t Morgan’s work, you...