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A Political Scientist Explains Why We’re Not So Doomed After All

Ian Bremmer and our own Garance Franke-Ruta go deep on the election, populism, and America in the world after Trump

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Garance Franke-Ruta

Garance Franke-Ruta

Executive Editor, GEN by Medium. Previously: Yahoo News, The Atlantic, The Washington Post. garance-at-medium-dot-com.

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