Global Politics

The Brian Lehrer Show

Al Gore on The Future

Friday, February 22, 2013

Al Gore, former vice president and author of The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change, talks to Brian Lehrer about the new balance of global power and environmental drivers in the future.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Risks in 2013

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

"Emerging Markets", "Russia as a Submerging Market", "China vs. Information", the "Arab Summer" and more. Ian Bremmer, president of Eurasia Group, discusses his report on global political risks for 2013.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

David Sanger on Global Politics

Monday, July 30, 2012

David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, WNYC contributor, and author of Confront and Conceal: Obama's Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power, talks about global politics and Mitt Romney's trip abroad.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Backstory: The IMF

Thursday, May 26, 2011

The hunt is on for a new head of the International Monetary Fund as the organization still tries to manage both global economic troubles and sovereign debt crises. On today’s first Backstory segment, we’ll take a look at the history of the IMF, criticisms of it, and its difficult tasks in today’s economic climate. We’ll be joined by Simon Johnson, Professor of Entrepreneurship at MIT and former Chief Economist for the IMF.

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