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The Brookings Cafeteria

Dec 13, 2019

Senior Fellow Jonathan Stromseth, the Lee Kuan Yew Chair in Southeast Asian Studies at Brookings, interviews Thant Myint-U, a Burmese historian, writer, and former government advisor. Thant is the author of the new book, The Hidden History of Burma: Race, Capitalism, and the Crisis of Democracy in the 21st Century. Also on this episode, Senior Fellow David Wessel talks about the most significant economic developments of the last decade, including interest rates, life expectancy, inequality, and health care.

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