As the coronavirus has prompted many people to shun city centers, it may seem that the era of rapid urbanisation […]
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.
On the latest episode of Interview with the Author, we sat down with Noam Cohen to discuss his 2017 book The Know-It-Alls. Noam’s book profiles some of Silicon Valley’s most renowned CEOs and charts their personal stories from young idealistic programmers to hardened corporate operatives. Check out the interview now!
The Tiananmen square massacre of June 4, 1989 remains a warning to any who would believe China will walk the road of democratic reform. On the anniversary of the massacre, we’ve collected the six best books that explore the political and social context of the massacre, and the consequences of participating in the protests that have fallen on the survivors.