John Micklethwait

John Micklethwait is the editor in chief of Bloomberg News, and was previously the editor in chief of The Economist from 2006 to 2015. He is one of the world’s foremost authorities on globalisation — how it works and where it’s headed — and a leading proponent of its positive impact and potential. He has won a Wincott Award for financial journalism. He has appeared on NPR and the BBC, and has written for the Los Angeles Times, the Boston Globe, and the New York Times. John is the co-author of several books including the newest, The Wake-Up Call: Why the Pandemic Hs Exposed the Weakness of the West, and How to Fix It, an urgent and informed look at the challenges America and world governments will face in a post Covid-19 world. His previous books with Adrian Wooldridge are The Fourth Revolution: The Global Race to Reinvent the State, The Right Nation: Conservative Power in America, and the bestselling The Witch Doctors.


Why the Pandemic Has Exposed the Weakness of the West - and how to Fix it | John Micklethwait | 5x15

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Join us online on Bonfire Night to explore what comes next. With Naomi Oreskes, Sarah Churchwell, James O’Brien, Jonathan Safran Foer and John Micklethwait.