Special Report

The FP Top 100 Global Thinkers Video Series

The FP Top 100 Global Thinkers Video Series

Amy Chua

FP magazine blogger Daniel Drezner interviews Amy Chua, author of The Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, and her father Leon Chua.

Jared Cohen

FP Managing Editor Blake Hounshell interviews Jared Cohen, director of Google Ideas, on Twitter, U.S. foreign policy, and the Arab Spring.

Gene Sharp

FP magazine blogger Thomas E. Ricks interviews political scientist Gene Sharp on the changing perceptions of nonviolent movements after the Arab Spring.

David Beers

FP Managing Editor Blake Hounshell interviews 2011 Global Thinker David Beers. Beers, of Standard and Poor’s, was recognized on the 2011 list for forcing a long-overdue conversation on America’s debt.

Andy Sumner

FP magazine blogger Thomas E. Ricks interviews economist Andy Sumner on the future of foreign aid and why Senegal isn’t as poor as you think it is.

Arvind Subramanian

FP magazine blogger Thomas E. Ricks asks Arvind Subramanian of the Peterson Institute for International Economics why China is already the world’s most dominant power.

Saskia Sassen

FP magazine blogger Daniel Drezner speaks with Columbia University sociologist Saskia Sassen on the challenges of the megalopolis and the potential for reverse migration.

Lant Pritchett

FP magazine Managing Editor Blake Hounshell speaks with Harvard University economist Lant Pritchett about Asian success stories, what India’s doing wrong, and Islamic politics.

The Arab Revolutionaries

Global Thinkers Srdja Popovic, Manal al-Sharif, and Rached Ghannouchi join Foreign Policy Editor in Chief Susan Glasser for a discussion on the revolutions that swept the Arab world in 2011.

Joseph S. Nye

FP‘s Managing Editor Blake Hounshell asks Harvard political scientist Joseph Nye about the Obama administration’s use of “soft power” and the intervention in Libya.

Bjorn Lomborg

FP Managing Editor Blake Hounshell speaks with Copenhagen Consensus Center Director Bjorn Lomborg on climate change, China, and why he’s not actually a contrarian.

Rick Falkvinge

FP Managing Editor Blake Hounshell speaks with Pirate Party founder Rick Falkvinge on intellectual property and copyright in the age of the internet.

Mizuho Fukushima

FP magazine blogger Daniel Drezner talks to Japanese anti-nuke activist Mizuho Fukushima about nuclear power before and after the tsunami in Japan.

Deepa Narayan

FP Managing Editor Blake Hounshell interviews poverty researcher Deepa Narayan on why it’s so hard to define poverty.