Politics & Current Affairs

This category covers many of the world’s most important political issues – past, present and future. How did relations between the US and Iran deteriorate? How is Asia’s rise influencing geopolitics? How will the world’s governments deal with climate change? For debates on these questions and more, peruse these titles.

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Sandi Toksvig

TED Conferences LLC, 2016

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Economist Films

Economist Films, 2016

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Ian Bremmer

TED Conferences LLC, 2016

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Edward Snowden

StartPage, 2016

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Solveigh Hieronimus

DLD Conferences, 2016

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

TED Conferences LLC, 2016

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David Rubenstein et al.

Aspen Institute, 2016

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Jonathan Tepperman

TED Conferences LLC, 2016

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Christine Lagarde

World Economic Forum, 2016

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Lawrence Lessig

Aspen Institute, 2016

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Ha-Joon Chang

RSA, 2016

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Gerard Ryle

TED Conferences LLC, 2016

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Neal Gabler and Scott Stossel

The Atlantic, 2016

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Trevor Timm

TED Conferences LLC, 2016

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Haley Van Dyck

TED Conferences LLC, 2016

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Yanis Varoufakis

TED Conferences LLC, 2015

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Elizabeth Blackburn et al.

World Economic Forum, 2016

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George Friedman

Talks at Google, 2015

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Alexander Betts

TED Conferences LLC, 2016

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Kristin Heinonen

Lift Events Sàrl, 2016

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Dirk Pohlmann

KenFM © 2015, 2015

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Politics & Current Affairs

There’s no escaping the consequences of politics and current affairs on economic conditions and trends. In fact, the impact of significant political or social developments is often measured by Wall Street’s response. Extraordinary events, such as the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, sent economic and political tremors throughout the world and changed things forever. The summaries in this category touch all the important bases, offering keen insight into the most critical domestic and international issues of the day. You’ll find a number of offerings that focus on America’s formidable economic challenges at home and its high profile role on the global stage. We’ll take you behind the scenes in the White House where the president and his trusted advisors formulate complex economic policy while always weighing the political ramifications of their actions. You’ll gain a deeper understanding of why the world pays such close attention to America.

Multiple Topics

Because getAbstract’s talented editors and writers are always searching for the most relevant material, you’ll discover summaries covering a variety of interesting topics. You’ll learn about the political and socio-economic developments that empowered China and marked its emergence as a global superpower. You’ll also read about the factors that led to the collapse of the Soviet Union. Other summaries tackle provocative and often controversial issues such as global warming, “cap and trade,” deficit spending, and NAFTA. Whether you’re seeking information on a specific issue or just looking to become more well-rounded and better informed, our politics and current affairs summaries will satisfy your needs.