Note from the CPD Blog Manager: This post features the podcast People, Places, Power co-hosted by CPD Faculty Fellow Nicholas J. Cull and Good Country Index founder Simon Anholt. The podcast is produced by USC Master of...KEEP READING
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People, Places, Power - Episode 5: What Price Monarchy?
Note from the CPD Blog Manager: This post features the podcast People, Places, Power co-hosted by CPD Faculty Fellow Nicholas J. Cull and Good Country Index founder Simon Anholt. The podcast is produced by USC Master of Public Diplomacy student Anna Podkowski and features Cull and Anholt in weekly discussion on international reputation, foreign policy and related issues along the way. Future episodes will cover cities, mega-events, the role of individuals and more.
Previously: Ep. 1: Biden's America | Ep. 2: Brexit Britain | Ep. 3: In Search of the Good Leader | Ep. 4: The European Union
Episode 5: What Price Monarchy?
This episode examines the role of monarchy in international reputation. Simon recalls the equity added to Britain by the Duchess of Cambridge. Nick is brought around to seeing monarchy as lifting a country above short-term politics. Issues include regional approaches to monarchy and the need for monarchies to be restrained by law to avoid major negatives.
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