The economy, explained, with stories and surprises. Imagine you could call up a friend and say, "Meet me at the bar and tell me what's going on with the economy." Now imagine that's actually a fun evening. That's what we're going for at <em>Planet Money</em>. People seem to like it.
May 4th, 2012
Episode 472 of 954 episodes
Ian Bremmer calls his big idea "G-Zero." Here's how he described it in anessaylast year: We are now living in a G-Zero world, one in which no single country or bloc of countries has the political and economic leverage — or the will — to drive a truly international agenda. On today's show, we take a world tour with Bremmer to find out who thrives and who struggles in a G-Zero world. Bremmer is the president ofEurasia Groupand author of a new book calledEvery Nation for Itself: Winners and Losers in a G-Zero World. For more, listen to ourG-Zero podcastfrom last year.
In a time where we're all threatened by a rhetoric of hate from the people in power; A Gay And A NonGay challenges many of our differences head on and promises that no matter who you are, or what you're into (Bruce Springsteen or Britney), love is love and gay and nongays can be friends. Contact us on Twitter @gaynongay