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Episode III: The New Rules of the Game

Chapter 1: Prologue

  • Unforeseen risks
  • A single market no one controls
  • Title sequence
  • Who will rewrite the rules?

Chapter 2: The Global Idea

  • 1992: America's economy adrift
  • Governor Clinton campaigns
  • Wall Street's agenda
  • A meeting of minds

Chapter 3: NAFTA: The First Test

  • Trade becomes the issue
  • That giant sucking sound
  • Clinton shifts his ground
  • Labor betrayed?

Chapter 4: Crossing Borders

  • Investment pours into Mexico
  • An American boom
  • Who wins; who loses?
  • The balance of bargaining power

Chapter 5: The Global Market

  • Trade goes invisible
  • Markets are us
  • French culture at risk?
  • Pensions must go global

Chapter 6: Emerging Market Hunters

  • Capturing returns
  • Opening borders
  • No need to be nice
  • Thwarting Marx's predictions

Chapter 7: Averting a Meltdown: 1994

  • Assassinations and revolt
  • Capital gets nervous
  • Fishing in the Caribbean
  • Moral risk in Mexico

Chapter 8: The Global Village

  • Communication explodes
  • A borderless world
  • Venture's capital
  • Talent flows, too

Chapter 9: China and the Tigers

  • David Lee goes home
  • China's free-trade zones
  • Immigration's next wave
  • Singapore's "miracle"

Chapter 10: The Japanese Paradox

  • Invincibility evaporates
  • Economic contradictions
  • A mountain of bad debt
  • Killing off new ideas

Chapter 11: Global Contagion Begins

  • Begging us to borrow
  • Flaws in the system
  • Building the bubble
  • Shorting the baht

Chapter 12: Contagion Engulfs Asia

  • America doesn't intervene
  • Indonesia implodes
  • Economic colonialism?
  • Korea at the brink

Chapter 13: Russia Defaults

  • Markets in denial
  • Countries do go broke
  • Russia defaults
  • Panic in action

Chapter 14: The Crisis Reaches America

  • Long Term Capital Management
  • Brazil at risk
  • Is it over yet?
  • Thailand after the fall

Chapter 15: The Global Debate

  • New risks, new requirements
  • Easier said than done
  • A new locus for rebellion
  • Anti-globalization is born

Chapter 16: The Battle Joined

  • The streets of Seattle
  • A global labor contradiction
  • Invisible beneficiaries
  • A free-trade double standard?

Chapter 17: Failure at the Summit

  • Clinton in a corner
  • Not seeing eye to eye
  • Getting off foreign aid
  • The World Bank under attack

Chapter 18: The Global Divide

  • Poverty no one can ignore
  • Can a one-world market help?
  • Earning legitimacy
  • Why is it growing worse?

Chapter 19: Capitalism Redefined

  • A tool for the poor to prosper
  • What's missing in Peru
  • Property, law, and trust
  • On the slopes of Kilimanjaro

Chapter 20: The Bottom End of Globalism

  • The moral problem
  • Snake kids
  • Oliver Twist has a television
  • Clinton's farewell

Chapter 21: Changing of the Guard

  • The trade agenda moves forward
  • Bush meets Fox in Mexico
  • NAFTA plus
  • A raison d'etre for the left

Chapter 22: The Battle Resumed

  • Quebec City, 2001
  • The revolution will be streamed
  • Protests without solutions
  • The wrong diagnosis?

Chapter 23: 9/11

  • Things can go in another direction
  • Terrorism and recession
  • Doha: The next round begins
  • Increasing the odds for peace


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