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    That Used to Be Us

    Thomas Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum talked about their book, That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back. They responded to telephone…

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    That Used to Be Us

    Thomas Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum argued that the U.S. is facing four major challenges - the globalization of business, the revolution in information technology, the nation’s chronic…

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    Sustainable Development

    U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki Moon joined the leaders from Finland, Indonesia, and Mexico, to talk about how sustainable development can lead to economic growth. The panelists also spoke…

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    Global Economic Crisis and U.S.-Israel Relations

    Panelists spoke about the global economic crisis and possible implications for U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East. Among the topics they addressed were the growing impact of a global economic…

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    Green Is the New Red, White and Blue

    Thomas Friedman talked about his forthcoming book Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution--and How It Can Renew America (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, September 8, 2008). It was based on an…

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    The World Is Flat: Second Anniversary

    Thomas Friedman talked about his book, The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century, on the two-year anniversary of its publication by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. The book was first…

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    Muslim Societies in the Modern World

    Thomas Friedman moderated a panel discussion on rising tensions over the pace and breadth of change of the modernization and integration into the global economy of Muslim societies. Among…

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    Dangerous Nation

    Robert Kagan talked about his book Dangerous Nation: America’s Place in the World from Its Earliest Days to the Dawn of the 20th Century, published by Knopf. He described U.S. global power and…

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    How Flat Is the World: A Discussion on Globalization

    Joseph Stiglitz and Thomas Friedman discussed the pros and cons of economic globalization. Joseph Stiglitz’s latest book is Fair Trade for All: How Trade Can Promote Development, published by Oxford…

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    The Lexus and the Olive Tree Book Group Discussion

    The nonfiction reading group met at the bookstore to discuss Thomas Friedman’s book, The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding Globalization, published by Anchor. The book title refers to the tension…

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    The World Is Flat

    Thomas Friedman talked about his book The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. He discussed the successes and discontents of…

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    International Perspective on Redesigning High Schools

    “Redesigning High Schools: An International Perspective.” The opening plenary session focused on the results of the year’s initiative in education, concentrating on the critical need to enact reforms that ensure the high…

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    Globalization and National Security

    Mr. Friedman spoke about how increasing globalization of markets might impact national security concerns. He said that the Internet and information technology had transformed traditional notions about…

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    Technology and the Global Economy

    Mr. Friedman and others talked about the effects of the Internet and other telecommunications media on the global marketplace. He also talked about his book, The Olive Tree and the Lexus,…

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    Future U.S.-China Economic and Commercial Relations

    Participants talked about trade with China and including China in the World Trade organization. Among the issues they addressed were the recent Asian economic crisis, tensions between China…

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    The Lexus and the Olive Tree

    Mr. Friedman talked about his new book, The Lexus and the Olive Tree, published by Farrar Straus and Giroux. The book describes globalization, as symbolized by the Lexus automobile, as the…

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