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Cisco is keeping $43 billion in foreign profits overseas but CEO John Chambers says he'd bring that whole amount home if the U.S. cut taxes on overseas profits, and that other firms would follow suit. (September 26, 2012)
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Larry Summers, the former U.S. Treasury secretary, says in this episode of the Freeland File that he supports President Barack Obama's plan to raise taxes on the top one percent.
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US business and political leaders need to focus on growing the economy - and avoid all other distractions, says GE CEO Jeff Immelt. His insight on unemployment: treat it like a turnaround in a company! Watch Immelt's complete interview with Reuters' Chrystia Freeland.
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AIG's Steve Miller talks with Reuters' Chrystia Freeland about the effects of globalization, future challenges for the American workforce and the educational needs of America's future workers.
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Islamists are drawing strong support as Egypt gets ready for its first presidential election since the ousting of Hosmi Mubarak. Egypt falling into the hands of Islamists is a fear many in the West and in Egypt share. Egypt's leading candidate Amre Moussa says it's not a question of worry about Islamists, but a question about democracy.
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China's tight government control means unrest is unseen, but also means China is a better place to invest - for now, billionaire software tycoon Azim Premji tells Chrystia Freeland. Forbes' 36th richest person in the world, Premji backs India's anti-corruption movement.
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Look at the European crisis through Germany's eyes: Why can't all of Europe grow and balance budgets? That won't happen, legendary investor George Soros tells Chrystia Freeland. But here's how Germany can save Europe - and how Europe can help itself.
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The billionaire who wants to be Russia's president says it would be dangerous if the protest movement sweeping the globe took hold in Moscow, and outlines the evolution that Russia needs to prevent it.
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If elected President of Russia, the billionaire challenging Vladimir Putin reveals in an Exclusive interview whether or not he'll keep the New Jersey Nets, do an IPO of his gold mine company, and how he could get Russia's economy growing 15% per year.
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Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov was arrested for allegedly arranging prostitutes for his guests at a French ski resort five years ago. He was acquitted, but the incident gave him a reputation as an international playboy. Prokhorov says it also sparked his political career. On Wednesday, Prokhorov submitted the two million signatures needed to get on the March 4th presidential election ballot. In Part 2 of our Exclusive interview, Prokhorov lays out the political reforms he would implement as president, and why he would include amnesty for crooked politicians.
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Nov. 13 - Monopoly ownership leads to economic crisis, P. Sainath, a journalist sometimes called a conscience of India, tells Chrystia Freeland. Sainath traces a link between the Occupy movement, protests in Europe, unrest in China, and a quarter million suicides by Indian farmers.
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The core hypcorisy at Davos: Everyone is talking about education and its importance to success in the high-tech economy of the future, but nobody wants to pay for it. Ruth J. Simmons, President of Brown University and Drew Gilpin Faust, President of Harvard University tell Chrystia Freeland how to do education well.
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Dominic Barton, Global Managing Partner at McKinsey and Company, talks about moral responsibility for entrepreneurs and how income inequality cannot be ignored.
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Mark Carney, who as chairman of the international group setting new banking rules designed to prevent another global financial meltdown, has riled many on Wall Street, offers his prescriptions for balancing banking profits with global financial security. Carney tells Chrystia Freeland where the balance can be found.
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Mikhail Prokhorov says he would be a better president than Putin because Russia needs a new policy that promotes competition. Is he a serious contender or a Kremlin puppet? Watch him give Putin a test ride in his new car and offer Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland his critique of the "cynical" Russian elite. Watch Chrystia Freeland's discuss panel every Friday at 8am EST.
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Newt Gingrich says if the election were held now, Romney would likely lose. But with weeks to go before election day, Romney still has a chance if he can convince voters that he will engineer a recovery and that Obama will leave the economy mired in stagnation. (September 21, 2012)
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Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice tells Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland that only a strong U.S. response to the attack on the American consulate in Benghazi that led to the death of Ambassador Chris Stevens will deter further attacks. (September 20, 2012)
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Yuri Milner, founder of Digital Sky Enterprises and an early Facebook angel investor, and Salman Khan, founder of the Khan Academy and one of Vanity Fair's New Establishment, talk with Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland about their visions for how the Internet will alter retailing and education. (September 17, 2012)
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The ECB's action on Thursday might have pleased markets for now, but it is bad news in the long run, veteran financier George Soros tells Thomson Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland.
by Reuters TV 1,356 views
Robert Wolf, former CEO of UBS Americas and an economic adviser to President Obama, discusses his new show and how he will have frank conversations with leaders in the business, sports and entertainment worlds. The 28-year Wall Street veteran will draw on his experience during the financial crisis, as well as his experience navigating world events that rapidly change the way executives work. (August 31, 2012)
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Robert Wolf, the former CEO of UBS Americas and current Reuters TV host, says he struck up a friendship with then Sen. Obama long before he was a serious contender for the presidency. Wolf also says the administration has done a good job saving the economy from the abyss and that Mitt Romney's tenure at Bain was about creating shareholder value, not jobs. (August 30, 2012)
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Top Romney adviser and dean of Columbia University's business school Glenn Hubbard sits down with Thomson Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland in this wide-ranging interview about the economy, the deficit, and candidate Romney. (August 23, 2012)
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Romney plans to grow the economy and shrink the size of government by first cutting taxes, and gradually phasing in spending cuts, says top Romney economic advisor Glenn Hubbard. (August 22, 2012)
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GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney has promised to get rid of Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke if elected. But Glenn Hubbard, Romney's top economic adviser, says Bernanke did a good job in the wake of the financial crisis and deserves "every consideration" for reappointment to another term. (August 21, 2012)
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The U.S. engine of economic growth is sputtering because politicians in Washington are holding back the fuel it needs to run, says Michael Moran, author of "The Reckoning," in this interview with Chrystia Freeland. (August 10, 2012)
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Capitalism is great but without some adjustments it'll resemble a garden no one tends, which benefits only the weeds, says Nick Hanauer, partner at Second Avenue Partners. By tweaking capitalism with changes to the tax code, for instance, the government can achieve an economy that benefits many more of its citizens. (August 6, 2012)
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You're from a different planet if you believe tax cuts will spur the economy, Austan Goolsbee, former Obama economic adviser, says during a panel discussion at the Center for American Progress in Washington. Stephen Moore, Wall Street Journal editorial board member, fires back that states like Texas are adding jobs exactly because of their low taxes. (August 3, 2012)
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Economist Jose Ocampo, a former candidate to head the World Bank, talks with Reuters' Chrystia Freeland about the future of the institution and it's role in helping restructure the global economy. (August 3, 2012)
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Columbia University economist Jose Antonio Ocampo says Europe must come together to finance a massive rebuilding of Greece's economy or risk a shock to the euro zone that will be difficult to manage. (August 7, 2012)
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Two of the world's biggest economic and political minds take a look at the future of Europe and the concerns over global trade. Economist and Nobel Prize winner Joseph Stiglitz says Europe continues to make big mistakes and needs to start growing in order to start healing. Former British cabinet member Lord Peter Mandelson defends his stance on globalization.
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Legendary investor and democracy advocate George Soros handicaps democracy efforts in Russia and Myanmar, telling Chrystia Freeland whether he foresees success or bloodshed in two nations on the vanguard of the global protest movement.
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Billionaire investor George Soros explains why there wouldn't be much difference for Wall Street between President Obama and Mitt Romney. He also tells Chrystia Freeland why his billionaire constituents see him as a traitor to his class.
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George Soros explains why his fund bought 2 billion dollars of MF Global Italian bonds - and why he would buy even more. The secret sauce: Deflation. That, Soros tells Chrystia Freeland, will give Italian bonds a fantastic yield, even though it shows that financial markets aren't functioning properly.
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World renowned chess champion and Russian opposition leader Garry Kasparov says in a Freeland File extra that it's time for Russia to free itself from the rule of Vladimir Putin and that Russia has a historical pattern of cleaning house at the Kremlin every two hundred years.
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Russian opposition leader and renowned chess champion Garry Kasparov predicts that if Vladimir Putin loses the upcoming election, he will not give up power, even if it means resorting to violence. Kasparov says opposition candidates are not even mentioning Putin, but need to start talking about the Putin problem.
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Legendary investor Jim Rogers, who has long been bullish on Asia, says he's found the next big opportunity that is as ripe for investment as China was in 1978. (June 13, 2012)
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The latest euro zone rescue efforts are doomed to fail and the monetary union will begin falling apart next year, says investor Jim Rogers. (June 13, 2012)
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U.S. banks may have very little exposure to the troubles in Greece, but these same banks claimed very little exposure to subprime mortgages on the eve of financial crisis, says Sallie Krawcheck. The former Bank of America and Citigroup executive says all it takes is one financial institution to start wobbling and credit markets could seize up in the blink of an eye. (June 12, 2012)
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JPMorgan's multibillion dollar trading loss proves that banking has become so complex that even the best management team can take weeks to uncover massive losses in its own firm, says Sallie Krawcheck, the former Bank of America and Citigroup executive. (June 12, 2012)
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Struggling euro zone members could learn from Latvia's recovery, say European Economic & Monetary Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn and ECB executive board member Joerg Asmussen at an IMF panel discussion on lessons from the Baltics chaired by Reuters Global Editor Chrystia Freeland. Baltic lessons, part 2. (June 11, 2012)
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Jim O'Neill, chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, defends Russia's place in emerging BRIC economies. He also discusses his thoughts on the economic futures of Europe and America. Full interview with Thomson Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland. (June 25, 2012)
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Europe consumes about 15 percent of U.S. exports and efforts to stabilize the euro zone, shore up its banks and return to economic growth will be a boon for the U.S., says U.S. Treasury Under Secretary Lael Brainard in this episode of the Freeland File. (June 25, 2012)
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Alcoa CEO Klaus Kleinfeld says aluminum prices are getting knocked around by global economic worries that do not reflect market fundamentals. Also in this episode of Freeland File, Kleinfeld speaks with Thomson Reuters Digital editor Chrystia Freeland about Russia's record on human rights and his outlook for the euro zone. (June 26, 2012)
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PIMCO's Neel Kashkari says that Greece will leave the euro zone within months, and the question is: who will the Greeks take with them? (June 19, 2012)
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Investor Jim Rogers speaks to Chrystia Freeland about the future of the euro zone, threats to the U.S. economy, why he's short technology stocks, and his next big investment idea. (June 13, 2012)
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Laura Tyson, former head of the White House Council of Economic Advisors under President Clinton, says the U.S. economy shows signs of growth despite potential headwinds, and thinks that Democrats can win the argument on the size of government and public spending. (May 29, 2012)
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Roger Altman tells Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland that the Volcker Rule requires firms and regulators to make "impossible" judgments. Part 4. (April 23, 2012)
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The United States can no longer afford its massive social programs without asking taxpayers to foot more of the bill. MIT economist Simon Johnson discusses his new book on addressing the fiscal crisis with Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland on this edition of the Freeland File. (April 9, 2012)
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Europeans are not ready to hand their leaders a mandate for deeper fiscal and political unity across the continent, according to former EU trade commissioner Lord Peter Mandelson. In this edition of Freeland File, Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland talks with Lord Mandelson about Europe's future, negotiations with Greece and Italy's progress in addressing its own problems.
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Behind the violence in Syria lies a central irony: the longer Syrian President Bashar al-Assad holds onto power, the likelier he is to put his Alawi minority in jeopardy. Watch part II of the Freeland File, with Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland in conversation with former Ambassador Dennis Ross.
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Chrysta Freeland talks to former Saudi Ambassador to the United States and former head of Saudi Intelligence, His Royal Highness Prince Turki Al Faisal Al Saud about the Arab Spring's 'Terrible Twos', the uprisings in Syria, Iran's influence in the Middle East and women's rights in his own Saudi Arabia.
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It's time Europe and Japan took charge of their own national defense, and time for the U.S. to move to a sustainable military strategy, says Michael Moran, author of "The Reckoning," in this interview with Reuters' Chrystia Freeland. (August 10, 2012)
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Alan Simpson, the co-chair of Obama's deficit commission, says the president's 2013 budget fails to tackle the core issues of entitlement and defense spending in any meaningful way, and says the U.S. is on the same debt trajectory as Greece. In an in-depth interview, Simpson tells Thomson Reuter Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland a dysfunctional Congress will force the U.S. to pay increasingly higher interest rates on its mounting debt.
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Growing demand around the globe for American-made airplanes, turbines and satellites will drive the U.S. economic recovery, Fred Hochberg, the head of the Export-Import Bank, tells Thomson Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland. (July 5, 2012)
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Congress was right to shoot down a Simpson-Bowles proposal to raise taxes by $2 trillion, according to tax reform advocate Grover Norquist. Instead, he says, it's time to curb wasteful spending. (March 29, 2012)
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Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf says his country is being mismanaged so he may run for a high government office. (July 3, 2012)
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Next year the world's problems -- from the sputtering recovery in the U.S. to monetary crisis in Europe to the slowdown in China -- could overwhelm the economy, says NYU economist Nouriel Roubini in this interview with Thomson Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland. (July 18, 2012)
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Confidence in the global economic recovery depends on greater political decisiveness and a bolder collective approach to policy, says International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde. Reuters Global Editor Chrystia Freeland caught up with Lagarde at a conference in Riga, Latvia for this edition of The Freeland File. (June 6, 2012)
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JP Morgan's $2 billion-plus trading loss signals that U.S. banks need larger safety buffers, capital requirements and levels of liquidity to avoid catastrophe, former U.S. Treasury Secretary Larry Summers tells Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland in this edition of Freeland File. (May 16, 2012)
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Former Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin discusses the economic conditions of the French elections and the necessity that François Hollande be true to his campaign and support a German austerity policy. (May 10, 2012)
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Former Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin says, when one looks closely at Representative Ryan's budget proposal, the arithmetic doesn't add up. Putting a budget like that in place would eventually eliminate the discretionary side of the budget and government. (May 10, 2012)
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Grover Norquist's crusade against tax hikes is contradictory, says Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK). In this interview with Thomson Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland, Sen. Coburn says the federal government needs to end tax subsidies and raise revenues now. (May 4, 2012)
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A structured loan program from the IMF might be the one way nations like Greece and Spain can get the funds they need while still accepting the reforms demanded by the rest of the euro zone, says Raghuram Rajan, a finance professor and former IMF chief economist. (June 29, 2012)
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After decades of fast, debt-fueled economic expansion, developed nations now face a future where growth will only happen on the margins, says Raghuram Rajan, former IMF chief economist. (July 2, 2012)
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Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf tells Reuters' Op-ed Editor James Ledbetter that the reason for the change in his country's relationship with the U.S. lies in America's deep ties with India. (July 3, 2012)
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The U.S. will face another recession in 2013 and neither presidential candidate is prepared to handle it, says investor Jim Rogers. (June 13, 2012)
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Former Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin states that the country's deficit will lead to some form of major duress like high inflation, a long period of very slow economic growth and, most likely, a serious financial and economic crisis. (May 10, 2012)
by Reuters TV 1,068 views
Laura Tyson, former chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisers under Clinton and professor at the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley, reminds us that the federal deficit ballooned under Reagan because the president's tax cuts weren't offset by reduced spending. (May 29, 2012)
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Spending cuts on the continent have brought nothing but pain, says Paul Krugman, the Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York Times columnist, in an interview with Thomson Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland. (May 7, 2012)
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Sen. Tom Coburn speaks about the ideas in his latest book, "The Debt Bomb," in an interview with Thomson Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland in this episode of the Freeland File. (May 4, 2012)
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A combination of stern economic sanctions and cooperation from some of the world's most powerful nations is having the desired effect on Iran, Robert Hormats, Undersecretary of State for Economic growth, Energy and the Environment, tells Thomson Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland. (April 2, 2012)
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Economist Simon Johnson calls the collapse of the euro zone inevitable and suggests that the Federal Reserve suspend the distribution of capital to the too-big-to-fail banks as an insurance policy against the fallout. (July 2, 2012)
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The timing of China's effort to break its largest banks' monopoly signals that the nation's leaders are getting serious about reform again, Yale's Stephen Roach tells Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland. (April 16, 2012)
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Meager U.S. economic activity will push the Federal Reserve to act, either in a new round of quantitative easing or by expanding Operation Twist, says Neel Kashkari of PIMCO. But Kashkari says monetary policy alone cannot solve the country's economic problems; fiscal solutions are needed. (June 19, 2012)
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There is no basis for concern that emerging nations will lose interest in participating in World Bank activities if another American takes the helm, Undersecretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Robert Hormats tells Thomson Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland. (April 2, 2012)
Russian journalist Oleg Kashin says Vladimir Putin encourages a culture of violence -- Freeland File
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Popular journalist and blogger Oleg Kashin was attacked in Moscow in 2010 and left for dead. Kashin tells Thomson Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland his story. (March 19, 2012)
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Rather than vilify the rich for not paying their fair share of taxes, the U.S. government should thank them for creating jobs and stimulating the economy, Cypress Semiconductor CEO TJ Rodgers tells Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland in this edition of "Freeland File." (June 4, 2012)
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Alan Simpson, the co-chair of President Obama's deficit commission, says raising taxes on the rich alone is not the answer. In part one of Chrystia Freeland's extensive interview with the former senator from Wyoming, Simpson says the country's current fiscal path makes the U.S. the healthiest horse in the glue factory.
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Is China the solution to the world economic depression? Dr. John Quelch, Dean of the China Europe International Business School, and Chrystia Freeland discuss whether China can rescue the global economy.
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India's national ambitious national ID program aims to create a Social Security-type system for the 21st Century, says Nandan Nilekani, chairman of the program. (June 11, 2012)
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Dennis Ross is a counselor at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and a former special advisor to President Obama on the Middle East. In Part I of this week's "Freeland File," Ross helps Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland make sense of the escalating rhetoric surrounding Iran's quest for nuclear weapons, and says a negotiated agreement between with the U.S. and Iran is still possible.
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It's time to hold politicians accountable for runaway spending, rather than allow them to raise taxes, says tax reform advocate Grover Norquist. Higher taxes lead to slower growth. (March 29, 2012)
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Grover Norquist, who heads Americans for Tax Reform, isn't waiting for the Supreme Court to rule. He tells Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland that Obamacare is unconstitutional and says the president broke a campaign promise to make healthcare reform transparent. (March 28, 2012)
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Defying Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, former U.S. national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski says any Western military action against Iran will be seen as external intrusion and a cause for war in the Middle East. He also tells Thomson Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland why Vladimir Putin's election win reverses political evolution in Russia, and explains how the U.S. should handle Syria.
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The U.S. economy is struggling but at least it's not as bad as Europe's, Ed Conard, a former Bain Capital partner, says at a debate at the Center for American Progress in Washington. But Austan Goolsbee, former Obama economic adviser, argues that it's completely illogical to even compare the two. (August 6, 2012)
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In part four of Reuters' interview with Alan Simpson, the former senator says the U.S. debt load cannot be ignored, and eventually financial markets and investors will turn on America.
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The entrepreneur who turned the ultimate networking tool into a $9 billion company has some career advice. Bottom line -- you have to become the CEO of yourself to succeed. LinkedIn co-founder and chairman Reid Hoffman sits down with Thomson Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland to discuss his new book, "The Startup of You."
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THe financial crisis of 2008 was a "national heart attack," but political leaders in the U.S. didn't give the patient time to fully recover before cutting off the medicine, says Michael Moran, author of "The Reckoning," in this interview with Reuters' Chrystia Freeland. (August 10, 2012)
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Investor George Soros tells Reuters' Chrystia Freeland that Germany must either make a real effort to help the euro zone's weaker nations or leave the monetary union.
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Union jobs with their rich pay end up costing consumers, Ed Conard, a former partner at Bain Capital, says in a debate at the Center for American Progress. Nick Hanauer, partner at Second Avenue Partners, says if that's the case then inflated CEO paydays also must sap consumers. (August 3, 2012)
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The rich are getting richer but the money is not trickling down. The wealthiest Americans are spending less of their money, reducing total U.S. consumption by $400 billion a year, according to Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Alan Krueger. (July 2, 2012)
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Calls to reduce Medicare are misguided. If the government cuts it, all Americans ultimately will pay more for healthcare. (June 29, 2012)
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U.S. Under Secretary of the Treasury Lael Brainard welcomed Spain's formal request for a financial rescue Monday, calling it an ambitious plan to get ahead of market expectations. But she said the country's European partners need to be more specific on how they will help Spain recapitalize its ailing banks. (June 25, 2012)
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What would you do if you'd be leader of Europe for a day? Take all euro zone leaders, stick them in a room and hide the key until the come up with a plan, says IMF chief Christine Lagarde. (June 5, 2012)
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After May's anemic U.S. jobs report, we delved into the Freeland File archives to discover the best expertise about economic conditions around the world. Here are clips from Paul Krugman, Ian Bremmer, Robert Hormats, Stephen Roach, Laura Tyson and Roger Altman in conversation with Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland. (June 1, 2012)
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Roger Altman says growing income gap is not conducive to economic growth. Part 5. (April 23, 2012)
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Multimillionaire and manager of Brandywine mutual funds, Foster Friess, tells Chrystia Freeland that campaign finance rules should be revised to allow unrestricted giving to the donor's candidate of choice. Friess has given $381,000 to fundraising groups that support Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum.
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Faith is essential to what makes America special, according to former mutual fund manager Foster Friess. Friess has given $381,000 to fundraising groups that support Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum. In 1974, Friess founded Friess Associates, which manages the Brandywine mutual funds.
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China's leaders must make the economy more equitable, or face growing social instability, Yale's Stephen Roach tells Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland. (April 16, 2012)
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But cautious optimism on the world economy could give way to concern if developing nations move toward economic nationalism, Robert Hormats, Undersecretary of State for Economic growth, Energy and the Environment, tells Thomson Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland. (April 2, 2012)
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Without investment in infrastructure to stimulate demand, jobs and growth, the threat of enduring stagnation looms for the U.S. economy, says former U.S. Treasury Secretary Larry Summers in this episode of the Freeland File. (May 16, 2012)
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Former Deputy Treasury Secretary Roger Altman tells Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland that President Obama is not anti-wealth. Part 3. (April 23, 2012)
by Reuters TV 1,360 views
France might have political ambitions for more leadership in Europe, but cutting its ties with Germany could raise its risk premium, veteran financier George Soros tells Thomson Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland.
by Reuters TV 464 views
President Obama's proposed Buffett Rule, which would raise taxes on very wealthy people, wouldn't raise enough revenue to make a difference in the deficit. Instead, real tax code reform is needed, says Romney economic advisor Glenn Hubbard. (August 22, 2012)
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China can achieve a soft landing but its leaders better accelerate their efforts to push the economy to become more driven by consumer consumption, says Columbia University economist Jose Antonio Ocampo. (August 7, 2012)
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The euro zone needs to move quickly toward closer fiscal and political integration or risk falling off a cliff, says NYU economist Nouriel Roubini. European leaders understand this but that doesn't mean they'll make the right choices, says Roubini in this interview with Thomson Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland. (July 18, 2012)
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Politically powerful elites in the U.S. control the economic institutions that are sapping the productivity of the many in favor of the interests of the few, according to a new book from MIT economist Daron Acemoglu. (July 6, 2012)
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Obama's top economist Alan Krueger offers three policy initiatives the U.S. should consider to keep the economy from faltering. (July 2, 2012)
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The U.S. is falling behind in education, a trend that cannot continue without compromising the nation's competitiveness, says Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Alan Krueger. (July 2, 2012)
by Reuters TV 361 views
U.S. manufacturers are poised to take advantage of rising wages overseas and recover lost ground after three decades of decline, says Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Alan Krueger. (July 2, 2012)
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Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf tells Reuters that Pakistan's oversight of Osama Bin Laden's residence was a case of negligence. (July 2, 2012)
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During a panel at the Aspen Ideas Festival, Chrystia Freeland and Simon Johnson discuss China's goals, its hunger for investment and the strong chance it'll slide into a recession.
(July 2, 2012)
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Countries such as Brazil and China aren't playing by the same rules as the U.S. when it comes to exports, hurting America's ability to compete for foreign markets, Fred Hochberg, head of the Export-Import Bank, tells Thomson Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland. (July 5, 2012)
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The U.S. needs a 'grand bargain' to raise revenue and cut entitlement spending in order to bring down the long-term deficit, says David Cote, chairman and CEO of Honeywell. (July 2, 2012)
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Americans need to understand that the federal government must raise revenue and cut spending to slash the nation's debt to a manageable level, says David Cote, Honeywell chairman and CEO. (July 2, 2012)
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Simon Johnson, an economics professor and former International Monetary Fund counselor, says JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon should leave the New York Federal Reserve board if he wants the Fed to again become a bastion of stability. (June 29, 2012)
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David Lipton, first deputy managing director at the IMF, explains why Greece must continue with the financial reforms underway and discusses why more financial integration in the euro zone is needed. (June 26, 2012)
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Jim O'Neill, chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, says there is a simple, political solution to the crisis in the euro zone. But if politicians fail to fix it, Europe's struggle could engulf the entire world economy. (June 25, 2012)
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Russia is primed for growth, but U.S. companies may miss out on the boom because a Cold War-era law restricting American firms from doing business in the U.S.S.R. is still in effect, says Klaus Kleinfeld, Chairman and CEO of Alcoa. (June 22, 2012)
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The Greek election only delayed the country's exit from the euro zone, says Neel Kashkari of PIMCO. Kashkari believes Greeks will ultimately refuse the austerity programs demanded by Germany and France. (June 19, 2012)
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IMF managing director Christine Lagarde, European Economic & Monetary Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn and ECB executive board member Joerg Asmussen answer questions at an IMF panel discussion on lessons from the Baltics chaired by Reuters Global Editor Chrystia Freeland. Baltic lessons, part 4. (June 11, 2012)
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Nandan Nilekani, former CEO of InfoSys and chairman of India's new national ID program, says the role of government is to create public platforms, like broadband, and allow the private sector to improve and innovate upon them. (June 11, 2012)
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India embarks on an ambitious program to give 600 million people who have no identity or way of receiving government benefits a digital ID and a better life. (June 11, 2012)
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Maintaining a social safety net is vital to surviving austerity, says IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde at an IMF panel discussion on lessons from the Baltics. Chaired by Reuters Global Editor Chrystia Freeland. Baltic lessons, part 3. (June 8, 2012)
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Speed, commitment and national solidarity are the keys to bouncing back from a bailout, says Latvian Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis at an IMF panel discussion on lessons from the Baltics. Chaired by Reuters Global Editor Chrystia Freeland. Baltic lessons, part 1. (June 8, 2012)
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International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde calls for better cooperation among European leaders and says a master plan is currently lacking in order to solve the economic crisis. (June 6, 2012)
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ECB board member Joerg Asmussen says that in order to restore market confidence in the euro area the ECB needs to have an answer to where Europe wants to be in 10 years time. (June 5, 2012)
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As a member of a minority group himself, President Obama should be more sensitive about using discriminatory rhetoric when talking about the wealthiest one percent of Americans, according to Cypress Semiconductor CEO TJ Rodgers. (June 4, 2012)
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Americans should favor allowing the rich to keep most of their money in order to invest it, rather than give it to government bureaucrats and have them waste it, Cypress Semiconductor CEO TJ Rodgers tells Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland in this edition of "Freeland File." (June 4, 2012)
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The calls to shrink the size of the U.S. government contrast with the overwhelming support in the U.S. for government funding for Medicare, Social Security, defense, roads, and research, says Laura Tyson, former chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisors under Clinton and professor at the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley. (May 29, 2012)
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Larry Summers, the former U.S. Treasury secretary, addresses the question of Greece's future in the euro zone, the state of the U.S. economy and lessons from JP Morgan's recent trading loss. (May 17, 2012)
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If Greece's economic turmoil forces it to exit the euro, momentum toward continental integration would stall, says former U.S. Treasury Secretary Larry Summers in this episode of the Freeland File.
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Paul Krugman, the Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York Times columnist, speaks with Thomson Reuters Digital
Editor Chrystia Freeland about the economy, the outlook for Europe and why some GOP policies are "medieval." (May 7, 2012)
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Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland interviews Former Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin in Pebble Beach, California on May 9, 2012, discussing economic outlooks for the Eurozone and America. (May 10, 2012)
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Former Treasury Secretary, Robert Rubin tells Chrystia Freeland that European leaders have been behind the curve since the Greek debt crisis began. (May 10, 2012)
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Republican economic ideas are the equivalent of doctors using razors to bleed patients to health, says Paul Krugman. The Nobel Prize-winning economist tells Thomson Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland that the U.S. needs to learn the lessons of failed austerity programs in Europe in this episode of the Freeland File. (May 7, 2012)
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Fixing the U.S. economy isn't rocket science: it's textbook economics, says Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman. (May 7, 2012)
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Wall Street is wary of the policies that would guide the U.S. toward a stronger recovery and any suggestions that it is to blame for the recession, says Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman. (May 7, 2012)
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The carried interest rule in the U.S. tax code, which allows those who work in private equity to pay taxes at a much lower rate, should be changed, says Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK), in this interview with Thomson Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland. (May 4, 2012)
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The time to cut the national debt is now, and promises of future belt-tightening never materialize, says Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK), in this interview with Thomson Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland. (May 4, 2012)
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Roger Altman's answers whether or not he will be planning on serving as Sec. of Treasury. Part 6. (April 23, 2012)
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Former United States Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Roger Altman tells Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland about his ideas for reviving the economy and why he thinks the labor market is even weaker than the data indicates. Part 1. (April 23, 2012)
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The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt is politically pragmatic, and their willingness to work with American organizations toward economic renewal is impressive, Undersecretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Robert Hormats tells Thomson Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland. (April 2, 2012)
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In part two of our interview with deficit hawk Alan Simpson, he tells Thomson Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland that no politician should fear the powerful Grover Norquist.
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Alan Simpson, in part three of a wide ranging interview with Chrystia Freeland, says the United States is on the same track as Europe's weakest links and is destined to experience a full-blown debt crisis.
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Republican donor Foster Friess explains to Chrystia Freeland why the best system of taxation in the U.S. is no taxation at all. Friess has given $381,000 to fundraising groups that support Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum. In 1974, Friess founded Friess Associates, which manages the Brandywine mutual funds.
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Values and virtues over rules and regulations. For conservative Republican donor Foster Friess, that's what presidential hopeful Rick Santorum stands for. The multi-millionaire fund manager discusses his own political views, and Santorum's appeal, with Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland.
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Robert Shiller, an economist famous for predicting the housing bubble collapse, says using the tax code to level the playing field is embedded in our democracy -- and is needed right now. Watch the Yale professor tell Chrystia Freeland how reducing inequality will improve the economy.
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Russia is opening up and looking to grow, but investors are scared, says Bill Browder, CEO of Hermitage Capital Investment. Watch and listen as he and Chrystia Freeland dish in a closed-door session on Russian investment opportunities, held last week in Davos, Switzerland.
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Lawrence Summers, Harvard University professor, Richard Haass, Council on Foreign Relations president, and Chrystia Freeland discuss Europe's economic woes, its bleak future, and the larger global economy.
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Chrystia Freeland hosts the official lunchtime show of the World Economic Forum at Davos. Today's show features an exclusive interview with George Soros as well as guests including nobel prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz and Egyptian presidential candidate Amre Moussa.
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The presidential race drowned out a serious security threat that also is a potential investment, says Mark Gallogly, a member of the White House's Economic Recovery Advisory Board and co-founder of Centerbridge Partners. Clue: It affects the polar bears.
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Gary Gensler, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission chairman, says that 2013 will be the start of a new era of transparency in the derivatives market despite pushback from Wall Street. (October 24, 2012)
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Gary Gensler, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission chairman, believes regulators need to adapt to today's high frequency trading environment. But underfunded regulators are struggling to keep up with the pace of technological changes. He compares it to the NFL expanding eightfold and not adding referees, a scenario in which "you could expect some mayhem on the field." (October 24, 2012)
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Mark Gallogly, co-founder of Centerbridge Partners and a member of the White House's Economic Recovery Advisory Board, says President Obama spends a lot of time worrying about low-wage earners who are trying to make ends meet. But the president is not anti-business, he says. (October 16, 2012)
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Cisco chairman and CEO John Chambers says of all the devices able to be connected to the Internet, only 0.2 percent actually are. He hopes his firm will change that and lead a completely connected Internet revolution. (September 26, 2012)