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May 4th, 2012
Episode 472 of 974 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.