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‘Dr Doom’: World headed for dark times in the next 20 years

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Economist Nouriel Roubini paints a bleak future for a world facing “mega-threats,” including global economic crisis.

In a world confronted with threats and challenges, many cynical politicians would rather fall flat – and win votes – than make the difficult decisions that are now needed.

At the same time, billions of people would happily trade globalization for their old way of life, with nations embracing a “me first” attitude and eschewing cooperation between countries and compromise for the collective good – even when dealing with pandemics and natural disasters.

Economist Nouriel Roubini, nicknamed “Dr. Doom” for predicting the 2008 US economic crash years before it happened, tells host Steve Clemons how a US “debt trap”, artificial intelligence and deglobalization are part of humanity’s bleak future is waiting. the next 20 years.