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How Big Tech Causes Problems for the Rest of the Economy

NEW YORK, October 4, 2017 — Financial Times journalist Rana Foroohar explains why the increasing power of the FAANG firms — Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, and Google (now Alphabet) — has troubling implications for the broader economy. (2 min., 53 sec.)


Policy
NEW YORK, June 17, 2009 - Editors of Zhao Ziyang's memoir, Adi Ignatius and Bao Pu, discuss the legacy of Tiananmen with former US Ambassador to China Winston Lord and Orville Schell
Policy
Video Excerpt: Priscilla Clapp discusses Burma/Myanmar's upcoming 2010 elections and new constitution. (2 min., 55 sec.)
Business
NEW YORK, June 15, 2009 - Brian F. Mullaney discusses how tech innovation was behind the success of Smile Train, the world’s leading cleft lip and palate charity.
Arts

NEW YORK, June 5 - 14, 2009 - Expert commentary on, and highlights from, the Muslim Voices: Arts and Ideas festival.

Education

CNN journalist Soledad O'Brien narrates a documentary on using summer and afterschool hours to develop global citizens. (5 min., 23 seconds)

Arts
Part of the city-wide festival Muslim Voices: Arts and Ideas, Iranian American author Reza Aslan discusses Islam today in the contexts of history, faith, ideology, and culture.
Arts
 /  New York
Naseeruddin Shah and colleagues revive one of the great storytelling traditions of South Asia.
Policy
NEW YORK, June 4, 2009 - Kanchan Chandra (New York University); Sanjay Ruparelia (New School for Social Research), and Hindustan Times' Pramit Pal Chaudhuri, discuss India's
Business
NEW YORK, June 3, 2009 - Microfinance and water management experts discuss innovative private-sector microfinance approaches to water management in the developing world.  (1 hr., 13 min.)
Business
Video Excerpt: Joe Madiath, founder and executive director of Gram Vikas, discusses the need for microfinance and the possibility of its becoming mainstream.
Policy
NEW YORK, June 1, 2009 - Abdullah Hussain Haroon, permanent representative of Pakistan to the UN, and George Rupp, president of the International Rescue Committee, discuss the IDP crisis with Asi
Policy
Video Excerpt: Ambassador Abdullah Hussain Haroon addresses concerns about oversight of the financial aid currently coming into Pakistan. (2 min., 23 sec.)