Apr 24, 2018

04/24/2018: Globalism is facing a global backlash

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(U.S. Edition) As French President Emmanuel Macron prepares to meet with President Trump at the White House today, we'll discuss what's on the agenda. A major item you can expect: steel and aluminium tariffs. Afterwards, we'll look at how smaller…

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Is globalism a failed policy?

Apr 24, 2018
The economy is doing well, but the average person is angry. "The alternative is that you change the social contract," one expert says.
“You can get rid of Trump, but, I mean, all of the Trumpism in the United States is real and is coming for us,” says Ian Bremmer, president of the political risk consultancy Eurasia Group.
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(U.S. Edition) As French President Emmanuel Macron prepares to meet with President Trump at the White House today, we’ll discuss what’s on the agenda. A major item you can expect: steel and aluminium tariffs. Afterwards, we’ll look at how smaller banks are restructuring to get away from tougher Federal Reserve regulation, and then we’ll talk with political scientist Ian Bremmer — founder of the political risk consultancy The Eurasia Group — about why he thinks globalism has failed. 

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC