Two books frame the world’s ‘great ideas’ past and our multi-polar future

The dwindling of liberalism and the ascent of China will shape our future

In the past two years I’ve read many deep and interesting books, from Kahneman’s Noise to Malhotra’s Negotiation Genius to Wohlleben’s The Hidden Life of Trees. But as a strategist, a pair of books stand out as I think…




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Michael Barnard

Michael Barnard

Advisor Agora & ELECTRON. Founder distnc & TFIE. Publish on low-carbon transformation and related politics.

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