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World on the Brink

In 2018, the world feels more dangerous, more threatening, and more unpredictable than ever. Global institutions seem unable to control forces unleashed by an increasingly interconnected world. We appear to be moving forward and backward at the same time - forward into a world where technology connects us at an ever-faster pace, and backward into a world where tribalism, religious differences, and resource-scarcity rule the day. In a new, up-to-the-minute documentary series titled A World On the Brink, host Dee Smith (a permanent member of the Council on Foreign Relations and currently at the University of Texas at Austin) provides . . .
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Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 - 1:00 PM
"Globalization and Its Discontents"
In Episode Two, Dee Smith examines globalization and its impact. The transnational flow of goods and information has lifted nearly a billion people out of poverty, but not without significant consequences.. D
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Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 - 1:00 PM "Globalization and Its Discontents" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 - 1:00 PM "The Middle East" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019 - 1:00 PM "What Tomorrow May Bring" (PLUS)
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