Volcanoes are erupting in The Philippines, but on-fire Australia received some welcome rain. The Iran war cries have been called off and The Donald’s military powers are about to be hamstrung by the Senate. Meanwhile, his impeachment trial is starting, and we’re all on Twitter for a front-row seat.
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Lessons from “balloon-gate”
By now you’ve heard and read plenty about the Chinese spy balloon that floated across the continental United States last week before it was shot down off the coast of South Carolina on Feb. 4, so I’ll spare you the details.
Supercharging US clean energy & achieving net zero 2050 globally
On GZERO World, Ian Bremmer speaks to US Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm, who explains how Biden's climate bill will do things like bring back energy manufacturing jobs or help the US show up at the upcoming COP27 climate summit in Egypt as a global leader on clean energy.
US/China power struggle, the global political balance, and your finances
“China's ability to grow in unprecedented fashion came because they had really cheap labor, and wealthy countries around the world were very happy to take advantage of that labor. Those two things are no longer true,” said Ian Bremmer, president of Eurasia Group and GZERO Media.
Is the U.S. economy in a recession?
Probably not, but we won’t know for a while (and it doesn’t really matter).
Putin, Russia & the allure of autocracy
“Emperor” Putin has no clothes — and he doesn’t care Global attention is now on Ukrainians fighting for democracy.
Finland’s NATO Membership Hopes
Former Finnish PM: "Finland is moving toward full NATO membership."
Ukraine war: Has Putin overplayed his hand?
After weeks of military buildup and lies, Russia has attacked Ukraine. We are watching a worst-case scenario — a full invasion by land, sea, and cyberspace — play out in real time.
Russia-Ukraine crisis: What you need to know
The conflict escalated dramatically when Putin recognized Donbas separatists and ordered troops into Ukraine, triggering sanctions from the U.S. and its allies.
The economy is BOOMING. Would you trade it for lower inflation?
Rising prices are blinding Americans to the strongest labor market in half a century.
Is a more peaceful Middle East possible in 2022?
The political winds in the Middle East are shifting in favor of greater cooperation among the countries of the region as the US disengages and pivots to Asia.
Should you panic about inflation? Not unless you’re Joe Biden
Most Americans are beating inflation, but that won't stop them from punishing the president for it.