Category: Current Events

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Democracy’s Dying Days? The TEN BEST books

With the rise of authoritarian leaders around the world, gaping economic inequality, not to mention disparities in voting rights, it’s become common to lament the decline of democracy as a whole. Is it justified? What are the broad political and social trends behind this wave, and what are the prospects for democracy’s future? Check out our TOP TEN books on the topic to discover the answers.

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The Future of Money: the 9 Best Books

From blockchain to cryptocurrency, Facebook’s Libra to China’s e-RMB, the international monetary system stands to be turned on its head in the coming decade. In order to understand some of the likely changes, we delved through the library stacks to bring back the TOP NINE BOOKS on the future of money. Stop hiding those Swiss Francs under the mattress!

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Farewell Hong Kong: the 10 Best Books on the City’s Past, Present and (possible) Future

Hong Kong’s turbulent history since the 1997 handover looks set to hasten its decline. What does the future hold for the Fragrant Harbour? We collected the top ten books on the city for you to find out.