Oct 3, 2019
In this episode, Paolo von Schirach talks about Charter Schools, secondary education entities funded by taxpayer dollars but run by private entities. On average, students attending these schools perform better. Can these experiments produce tomorrow’s new standard?
Sep 26, 2019
In this episode, Paolo von Schirach talks with Peter Schechter, a seasoned expert on Latin America, and the co-host of the podcast Altamar. Peter discusses key developments in problem countries such as Venezuela, Brazil and Argentina. He also points out positive changes in Colombia, Peru and Chile.
Sep 19, 2019
In this episode, Paolo von Schirach talks with Linda Rahal and Elizabeth Kohler Maya, immigration attorneys. The discussion is about current laws affecting residency, work permits, student visas, asylum, and a lot more. Can US elected leaders at some point agree on sensible reforms that will allow immigration to take...
Sep 12, 2019
In this episode, Paolo von Schirach discusses the implication of the abrupt suspension, maybe cancellation, of all peace talks between the US and the Taliban in Afghanistan announced by US President Donald Trump. Does this mean that America is prepared to keep a military presence in Afghanistan for many more years?...
Sep 5, 2019
In this episode, Paolo von Schirach talks with Doug Macgregor, retired US Army Colonel, PhD and author of five books. The discussion focuses on the misguided security priorities that are at the foundation of prolonged and wasteful military engagements, such as the occupation of Afghanistan and the war in Iraq.