Us vs. Them: The Failure of Globalism by Ian Bremmer: Conversation Starters The world is seeing the rise of nationalist and populist politicians who lead their people in attacking the media, other political leaders, and the corporate elite in their efforts to blame "them" for the economic uncertainty that populations are going through. Globalization has done good things. It has enabled economic growth and helped many populations out of poverty. This, however, has also led to economic insecurity for many more, causing fissures on existing cohesive societies. The result is an era of backlash politics. Political conflict is not anymore about the divide between the left and the right or between the West and the non-West. It is between the rich and those whose economic status is unstable and seek protection from threatening economic competition, foreigners, and technological change. Us vs. Them is a New York Times bestseller by the author of Every Nation for Itself and The J Curve. A Brief Look Inside: EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPER than the surface of its pages. The characters and their world come alive, and the characters and its world still live on. Conversation Starters is peppered with questions designed to bring us beneath the surface of the page and invite us into the world that lives on. These questions can be used to.. Create Hours of Conversation: - Promote an atmosphere of discussion for groups - Foster a deeper understanding of the book - Assist in the study of the book, either individually or corporately - Explore unseen realms of the book as never seen before Disclaimer: This book you are about to enjoy is an independent resource meant to supplement the original book. If you have not yet read the original book, we encourage you to before purchasing this unofficial Conversation Starters.