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Episode Three: 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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