About David Rothkopf
A former member of the Clinton administration, which he joined in 1993 as Deputy Undersecretary of Commerce for International Trade Policy and Development, David Rothkopf lends a uniquely broad perspective to recent economic developments. He examines the impact of business globalization and economic power, noting that today trade agreements-not political boundaries-are the functional demarcations that define true power.
Rothkopf is the internationally acclaimed author of Superclass: The Global Power Elite and the World They Are Making and Running the World: The Inside Story of the National Security Agency and the Architects of American Power, hailed by The New York Times as “the definitive history of the National Security Council.”
Rothkopf recently sat down with Big Think to discuss deregulation, wealth distribution, and the rivalries between big business and government: