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Ian Bremmer breaks down Trump’s response to the coronavirus crisis — where he has been a profound failure and where he has been among the best in the world

https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php Eurasia Group president Ian Bremmer says in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, Trump been a profound failure in two ways. First, the president has been a communications disaster and provided false hope that led to a later start in social distancing. Second, he says the US did not […]
Ian Bremmer breaks down Trump’s response to the coronavirus crisis — where he has been a profound failure and where he has been among the best in the world
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Ian Bremmer explains why Trump can’t act on his ‘authoritarian leanings’

President Donald Trump has many “authoritarian leanings,” but the structure of America’s political system ultimately restrains him from being a full-blown authoritarian leader, Ian Bremmer tells INSIDER. Compared to “Chinese, Russian, or even Turkish presidents,” Bremmer said American presidents have “vastly less power to govern.” President Donald Trump has many […]
Ian Bremmer explains why Trump can’t act on his ‘authoritarian leanings’
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Ian Bremmer: Why the American dream is dead

Eurasia Group president Ian Bremmer, author of “Us vs. Them: The Failure of Globalism,” explains how the American working and middle classes haven’t seen improved standards of living over the past 40 years. This has resulted in the rise in anti-establishment figures like Trump and Bernie Sanders-mirroring the populist wave […]
Ian Bremmer: Why the American dream is dead
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Ian Bremmer: Why Nikki Haley is fighting Trump over Russia

Eurasia Group president Ian Bremmer explains why UN Ambassador Nikki Haley is standing up for herself in a public disagreement with the Trump administration over US sanctions on Russia after the president flipped his position. Following is a transcript of the video. Ian Bremmer: Trump has changed his tone on […]
Ian Bremmer: Why Nikki Haley is fighting Trump over Russia
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The 10 biggest risks the world faces in 2018

“Let’s be honest: 2018 doesn’t feel good,” Eurasia Group’s president, Ian Bremmer, and chairman, Cliff Kupchan, wrote in their annual “Top Risks” report. “Yes, markets are soaring, and the economy isn’t bad, but citizens are divided,” Bremmer and Kupchan said. “Governments aren’t doing much governing. And the global order is […]
The 10 biggest risks the world faces in 2018
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Trump’s hard-charging diplomacy is leaving a key ally in the lurch

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has invested time and energy in courting President Donald Trump. But Trump’s diplomatic and economic initiatives have undercut Abe, who is facing political turmoil at home. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has tried hard to court President Donald Trump. In Trump’s first year in office, […]
Trump’s hard-charging diplomacy is leaving a key ally in the lurch
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IAN BREMMER: Trump’s border wall won’t stop robots from stealing jobs

We asked Eurasia Group president Ian Bremmer if immigrants are stealing US jobs. Bremmer says that most jobs are just disappearing they are not being taken by immigrants or being moved overseas. Following is a transcript of the video. IAN BREMMER: Immigrants do take jobs of course, from Americans. Most […]
IAN BREMMER: Trump’s border wall won’t stop robots from stealing jobs
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THE BOTTOM LINE: On jobs, trade, and the real problem with the economy

This week: High Frequency Economics’ chief economist Carl Weinberg says we don’t have enough workers to get to 3% growth. Ian Bremmer of the Eurasia Group explains why free trade doesn’t help everyone. Bremmer also explains why jobs in America are disappearing. Henry Blodget shows the most important chart in […]
THE BOTTOM LINE: On jobs, trade, and the real problem with the economy