Co-chairman of the Council on Foreign Relations
Zanny Minton Beddoes
Economics editor, The Economist magazine
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Zanny Minton Beddoes
Zanny Minton Beddoes is the Economics editor for The Economist magazine. She is responsible for coverage of the American economy, Western economic policy and issues surrounding globalization. She has been an influential commentator on the late-2000s recession.
Robert E. Rubin
Robert Rubin is co-chairman of the Council on Foreign Relations and a counselor at Centerview Partners. From 1999 to 2009, Rubin served as a member of the board of directors and senior advisor at Citigroup.
In 2005, he was one of the founders of The Hamilton Project, an economic policy project housed at the Brookings Institution. In 1995, Rubin was appointed as the 70th secretary of the treasury. Rubin joined the Clinton administration in 1993 as assistant to the president for economic policy and as director of the newly created National Economic Council.
Rubin is the author of the best-selling book In An Uncertain World. He is a member of the Harvard Corporation, on the board of trustees of Mount Sinai Medical Center, and chairman of the board of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation, which is the nation's leading community development support organization with 38 offices nationwide.
Former Secretary of the Treasury Robert Rubin discusses the gridlock currently paralyzing the American political system. He argues that a change in public policy is immediately necessary to prevent major catastrophes down the road.
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