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Ian Bremmer

Outrage Over the Economy Doesn’t Explain Surging Global Populism

The year belonged to people like Bill Heinzelman, a retiree from Wisconsin, and Lucien Durand, a farmer in southeastern France. They helped propel the populist wave that swept across the western world in 2016, blindsiding pollsters and investors with how strongly they felt the status quo in politics must go. The conventional wisdom among election

Trump and the World: What Could Actually Go Wrong

Ian Bremmer, The definitive guide to the global risks of a Donald Trump presidency. To hear Hillary Clinton tell it, letting Donald J. Trump anywhere near the Oval Office would be tantamount to inviting a nuclear apocalypse. The address she delivered from San Diego Thursday opened up a new front in the 2016 campaign: whether