Ian Bremmer

Ian Bremmer is president of the Eurasia Group, a global political risk consultancy, and author of the bookThe J Curve: A New Way To Understand Why Nations Rise and Fall.

Sept. 18 2008 12:31 PMReasons To Be GloomyFour things to worry about.
Oct. 5 2007 7:27 AMOlympics Jitters and Trouble From Taiwan
Oct. 3 2007 3:11 PMHow China Is Like a Bicycle
May 10 2007 11:36 AMWhat's Next for Nigeria?Sure, the elections were rigged, but the economic future is relatively rosy.
Jan. 10 2007 2:57 PMMidnight at the OasisDubai's visionary rulers have avoided political controversy, but that will likely end in 2007.
Sept. 29 2006 11:52 AMLula's Silver LiningThe good news about Brazil's problems.
Aug. 2 2006 1:14 PMThe Man in HavanaHow has Fidel Castro stayed in power for so long?
The Slate Gist
May 10 2006 11:56 AMThe Little Guys of the Oil BusinessMeet the "marginal producers."
March 7 2006 1:16 PMChina's Underpopulation CrisisIndia has one, too.
Jan. 23 2006 10:32 AMOur Status Quo Foreign PolicyManaging conflict doesn't mean avoiding crises.
Feb. 19 2008 1:58 PMAdios, ComandanteHow did Fidel Castro stay in power for so long?
Oct. 4 2007 7:25 AMShopping With the Red Chinese
Aug. 29 2007 7:31 AMShould We Be Worried About Russia and China Ganging Up on the West?Probably not. Here's why.
April 16 2007 7:18 AMA Useful DistractionWhy the Iranian mullahs will never silence Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
Nov. 22 2006 1:33 PMFreedom From Fear Trumps the Freedom To VoteWhy it's so hard to establish democracy in countries like Russia and Iraq.
Aug. 16 2006 3:43 PMThe Alternative Middle East QuartetDespite the cease-fire, the region is more volatile than ever.
July 12 2006 6:30 AMNeighborly LoveAre China and Russia getting too friendly?
April 10 2006 6:24 AMWeak President, Strong ProtectionistsAnother way Iraq hurts the U.S. economy.
Feb. 15 2006 7:12 AMIs Burma the Next Iran?A new gas discovery could pay for the nuclear technology they crave.
Dec. 27 2005 1:25 PMNot All Nonrevolutions Are Created EqualWhy unremarkable elections still matter.



Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem

Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough

So they added a little self-immolation.

Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War

Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore, and Schools Are Getting Worried

The Good Wife Is Cynical, Thrilling, and Grown-Up. It’s Also TV’s Best Drama.

  News & Politics
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Business Insider
Sept. 20 2014 6:30 AM The Man Making Bill Gates Richer
Sept. 20 2014 7:27 AM How Do Plants Grow Aboard the International Space Station?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Sept. 19 2014 12:00 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
Brow Beat
Sept. 20 2014 3:21 PM “The More You Know (About Black People)” Uses Very Funny PSAs to Condemn Black Stereotypes
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 6:31 PM The One Big Problem With the Enormous New iPhone
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 20 2014 7:00 AM The Shaggy Sun
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.