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The great ideological struggle of the 21st Century
I recently interviewed Chandran Nair, author of Consumptionomics: Asia's role in reshaping capitalism and saving the planet. In this interview, Chandran discusses why the battle of ideas in Asia will define our future.
Aug 23, 2012 - Comments (0)


Chandran Nair on CNBC: Asia Can't Be the Global Economy's Hero
Chandran Nair, Founder and CEO, Global Institute For Tomorrow (GIFT), says Asian consumers cannot save the world and that the region must re-define the concept of capitalism in an Asian context.
May 24, 2012 - Comments (0)


Rethinking Asian capitalism: Author Chandran Nair speaks to NUS
Author Chandran Nair says Asia must avoid following the Western consumption-led growth model and come up with its own model of development, or face disaster.
May 22, 2012 - Comments (0)


Chandran Nair: consumption and Asia
Consumption and Asia Founder and CEO of independent, pan-Asian think tank The Global Institute for Tomorrow, and author of Consumptionomics: Asia's Role in Reshaping Capitalism and Saving the Planet.
Apr 28, 2012 - Comments (0)


Can Asian consumers save the world?
Westerners shouldn't rely on Asian consumers to revive the international economy, a visiting author Chandran Nair tells Chris Barton.
Apr 27, 2012 - Comments (0)



India Needs Consumption Rethink
Should Indians follow the Western model of growth and consumption? It's a much needed debate here.
Jan 30, 2012 - Comments (0)


CNTV Dialogue: Western consumption model challenge in Asia
Chandran's interview with Tian Wei on CCTV9.
Dec 24, 2011 - Comments (0)


Audio: The BBC asks Chandran Nair on whether Western Capitalism has Failed
Chandran tells Lesley Curwen at the BBC that the extreme form of capitalism that has permeated the world is in deep trouble.
Sep 22, 2011 - Comments (0)


Video: Chandran Nair Interview with Ulrike Reinhard at Salzburg Trilogue
During an interview with Ulrike Reinhard at Salzburg Trilogue, Chandran points out that we need an honest discussion on constraining resources.
Sep 17, 2011 - Comments (0)