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Jim Zirin speaks with Glenn Lowry.

Everything is global these days: economics, trade, politics, whatever. So is the art world. MoMA’s Director Glenn Lowry tells Jim the whys and wherefores of MoMA’s global aspiration, which reaches as far as China, as near as Iceland and South America.

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Jim Zirin speaks with Bob Herbert.

Bob Herbert left the New York Times almost four years ago where he was a top Op-Ed columnist. He has written a best-selling book about 21st century America in which he sees that LBJ’s “ Great Society” has become a hollow promise, and tells Jim he imagines a greater nation.

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Jim Zirin speaks with Elizabeth Economy.

China has embarked upon a startling acquisition spree in Africa, South America and Southeast Asia, in a relentless quest for minerals, raw materials and energy resources that has the foreign policy community raising its eyebrows, Council on Foreign Relations experts Liz Economy and Michael Levi talk their new red-hot book and tell Jim what there is in China’s actions they worry about.


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Jim Zirin speaks with Michael Moran.

The world in 2014 is a risky place. What are its greatest perils—a nuclear accident, a terrorist attack, a natural disaster or an economic meltdown? Risk analysis expert Michael Moran takes Jim on a global tour, analyzes the probabilities and gives his financial and strategic outlook for the coming year.


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Jim Zirin speaks with Elizabeth Economy.

With the Yuan pegged low, China has the largest economic growth rate in the world, but is at the same time plagued by seemingly insurmountable domestic problems, including environmental protection, political dissidence and a closed Net.

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Jim Zirin speaks with Manjeet Kripalani.

The “Business Week India” Bureau Chief explains how the Net has helped raise the standard of living in the second largest growing economy in the world? What more must India do to emerge from third world status?

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Jim Zirin speaks with Frank Wisner.

The former Ambassador to Egypt and India answers tough questions, such as “Can America really democratize the Middle East? Do we have the technology to deal with the challenges of a global economy?”

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