Globalization at the Crossroads is a story of threat and possibility. People are living longer, healthier, and better lives than ever before. Globalization has produced more prosperity in the past 60 years than in the previous two thousand. But unless we include the 80 percent of people that are excluded from the the system, they will bring globalization down. The Power of the Poor is a story animated by ideas. How could a small group of economists and researchers help defeat home-grown terrorists in Peru? How could they pressure the government to make legal reforms that would lift millions out of poverty?