ian bremmer

ian bremmer


political scientist, author, prof at nyu, columnist at time, ostensible intellectual entrepreneur, president @eurasiagroup

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Tyranny for thee, not for me.

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Govts donating most money to COVAX as of Apr 16 US $2.5bn Germany $971m UK $735m EU $477m Sweden $281m Japan $200m Canada $199m Saudi $153m -Global Alliance for Vaccines & Immunization

Taiwan was the only country with top 10 pandemic response in which democracy did not suffer last year. #GraphicTruth  @gzeromedia 

North America and Latin America have been predominantly urban for decades East Asia has become more urban more recently Sub-Saharan Africa is just on the cusp of being majority urban #GraphicTruth  @gzeromedia 

Seychelles is most vaccinated country in the world...but right now has more COVID cases per capita than India (!). How is that possible? Most vaccines used are Sinopharm. Which significantly reduces serious illness/death...but doesn’t do much to reduce transmission.

Colorado Springs Phoenix Woodlawn, MD L.A. Compton Citrus Heights, CA Newark Milwaukee St. Louis County, MO One weekend. At least nine mass shootings in the U.S.

Looks like a Bacigalupi novel. But it’s Macau. (ht @AlbertoRavioli )

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President Vladimir Putin with 8 (!) hockey goals in victorious romp today, a Kim Jong Un worthy performance.

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Houston. Mumbai. Niger. All within the past week.

Turnout for George Floyd protests in Amsterdam. Extraordinary.

Risk of blood clots J&J vaccine .00001% Birth control pills: .05% COVID infection: 16% (CDC)

Wind turbines in Antarctica. Spoiler: they work in the cold.

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@Aeromexico  wins Troll of the Month award. Hands down.

Jimmy Fallon using his soap box for real leadership. Well done, sir.

President Bolsonaro tested positive for coronavirus. Literally days after he called the crisis a “fantasy.”

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