ian bremmer

ian bremmer

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

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The multilateral order isn’t broken yet, but it's definitely eroding. Can the trajectory change? I don’t see that happening. @gzeromedia  #QuickTake  #UNGA  #gzeroWithMicrosoft 

Covid impact on US households: 46% reported serious financial problems because of the pandemic 31% have used up all savings 21% have trouble paying debt -NPR/RWJF/Harvard

World’s most admired men 2020: 1 Barack Obama 2 Bill Gates 3 Xi Jinping 4 Narendra Modi 5 Jackie Chan 6 Cristiano Ronaldo 7 Jack Ma 8 Dalai Lama 9 Elon Musk 10 Keanu Reeves 15 Donald Trump -YouGov

Finland using dogs to sniff out covid at Helsinki airport, proving things really are better in Scandinavia.

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Spoiler: the meddling would still continue

The population of people aged 80+ is expected to triple by 2050. Podcast: @Citi  Private Bank's Robert Jasminski, @EurasiaGroup 's Fernanda Kroup & @MeredithSumpter  discuss geopolitical & economic implications of an aging global population. @gzeromedia 

The Supreme Court vacancy following the death of #RBG  is the second closest to a US presidential election ever. @gzeromedia  #GraphicTruth 

The 3 countries with the most COVID-19 cases–US, India and Brazil–are led by populist leaders. #GraphicTruth  @gzeromedia 


Turnout for George Floyd protests in Amsterdam. Extraordinary.

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

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

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

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

This happens at every NATO summit with Trump. Every G7. Every G20. The US President is mocked by US allies behind his back.

Did coronavirus come from China? Yes. Did it expand globally because the Chinese govt covered it up for a month? Yes. Does China produce most of US medical supply chain? Yes. Is it wise to antagonize China in the middle of this crisis? Are you fucking kidding me.