Book: Ten Lessons for a Post Pandemic World


What is the shape of the world to come? Lenin once said, "There are decades when nothing happens and weeks when decades happen." This is one of those times when history has sped up.

  • Author : Fareed Zakaria
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 06 October 2020
  • Category: Political Science
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 13 : 9780393542141

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COVID-19 is speeding up history, but how? What is the shape of the world to come? Lenin once said, "There are decades when nothing happens and weeks when decades happen." This is one of those times when history has sped up. CNN host and best-selling author Fareed Zakaria helps readers to understand the nature of a post-pandemic world: the political, social, technological, and economic consequences that may take years to unfold. Written in the form of ten "lessons," covering topics from natural and biological risks to the rise of "digital life" to an emerging bipolar world order, Zakaria helps readers to begin thinking beyond the immediate effects of COVID-19. Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World speaks to past, present, and future, and, while urgent and timely, is sure to become an enduring reflection on life in the early twenty-first century.

Book: Ten Lessons for a Post Pandemic World


What is the shape of the world to come? Lenin once said, "There are decades when nothing happens and weeks when decades happen." This is one of those times when history has sped up.

  • Author : Fareed Zakaria
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton
  • Release : 05 October 2021
  • Category: Uncategorized
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 13 : 0393868265

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New York Times Bestseller COVID-19 is speeding up history, but how? What is the shape of the world to come?

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Such a person is Fareed Zakaria...In writing this book, Zakaria has performed a great service to America and the rest of the world.

  • Author : Fareed Zakaria
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton
  • Release : 06 October 2020
  • Category: Political Science
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 13 : 0393542130

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COVID-19 is speeding up history, but how? What is the shape of the world to come?

Book: In Defense of a Liberal Education


"I get it," writes Fareed Zakaria, recalling the atmosphere in India where he grew up, which was even more obsessed with getting a skills-based education.

  • Author : Fareed Zakaria
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 30 March 2015
  • Category: Education
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 13 : 9780393247695

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CNN host and best-selling author Fareed Zakaria argues for a renewed commitment to the world’s most valuable educational tradition. The liberal arts are under attack. The governors of Florida, Texas, and North Carolina have all pledged that they will not spend taxpayer money subsidizing the liberal arts, and they seem to have an unlikely ally in President Obama. While at a General Electric plant in early 2014, Obama remarked, "I promise you, folks can make a lot more, potentially, with skilled manufacturing or the trades than they might with an art history degree." These messages are hitting home: majors like English and history, once very popular and highly respected, are in steep decline. "I get it," writes Fareed Zakaria, recalling the atmosphere in India where he grew up, which was even more obsessed with getting a skills-based education. However, the CNN host and best-selling author explains why this widely held view is mistaken and shortsighted. Zakaria eloquently expounds on the virtues of a liberal arts education—how to write clearly, how to express yourself convincingly, and how to think analytically. He turns our leaders' vocational argument on its head. American routine manufacturing jobs continue to get automated or outsourced, and specific vocational knowledge is often outdated within a few years. Engineering is a great profession, but key value-added skills you will also need are creativity, lateral thinking, design, communication, storytelling, and, more than anything, the ability to continually learn and enjoy learning—precisely the gifts of a liberal education. Zakaria argues that technology is transforming education, opening up access to the best courses and classes in a vast variety of subjects for millions around the world. We are at the dawn of the greatest expansion of the idea of a liberal education in human history.

Book: The Wake Up Call


" -- Niall Ferguson, author of Civilization: The West and the Rest NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF 2020 (BLOOMBERG) An urgent and informed look at the challenges America and world governments will face in a post Covid-19 world.

  • Author : John Micklethwait
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release : 15 September 2020
  • Category: Political Science
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 13 : 9780063065314

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An urgent and informed look at the challenges America and world governments will face in a post Covid-19 world. The Covid-19 pandemic has revealed that governments matter again, that competent leadership is the difference between living and dying. A few governments proved adept at handling the crisis while many others failed. Are Western governments healthy and strong enough to keep their citizens safe from another virulent virus—and protect their economies from collapse? Is global leadership passing from the United States to Asia—and particularly China? The Wake-Up Call addresses these urgent questions. Journalists and longtime collaborators John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge identify the problems Western leaders face, and outline a detailed plan to help them become more vigilant, better prepared, and responsive to disruptive future events. The problems that face us are enormous; as The Wake-Up Call makes clear, governments around the world must re-engineer the way they operate to successfully meet the challenges ahead.

Book: The Post American World


Explores how the rapid rise of such nations as China, India, and Brazil is countering America's previous dominance over the global economy, geopolitics, and culture, and shares advice on how the United States can thrive in the face of ...

  • Author : Fareed Zakaria
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 04 May 2009
  • Category: Political Science
  • Pages : 292
  • ISBN 13 : 9780393334807

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Explores how the rapid rise of such nations as China, India, and Brazil is countering America's previous dominance over the global economy, geopolitics, and culture, and shares advice on how the United States can thrive in the face of international changes.

Book: Planet Palm


This groundbreaking work of first-rate journalism compels us to examine the connections between the choices we make at the grocery store and a planet under siege.

  • Author : Jocelyn C. Zuckerman
  • Publisher : The New Press
  • Release : 25 May 2021
  • Category: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 13 : 9781620975244

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In the tradition of Eric Schlosser's Fast Food Nation, a groundbreaking global investigation into the industry ravaging the environment and global health—from the James Beard Award–winning journalist Over the past few decades, palm oil has seeped into every corner of our lives. Worldwide, palm oil production has nearly doubled in just the last decade: oil-palm plantations now cover an area nearly the size of New Zealand, and some form of the commodity lurks in half the products on U.S. grocery shelves. But the palm oil revolution has been built on stolen land and slave labor; it’s swept away cultures and so devastated the landscapes of Southeast Asia that iconic animals now teeter on the brink of extinction. Fires lit to clear the way for plantations spew carbon emissions to rival those of industrialized nations. James Beard Award–winning journalist Jocelyn C. Zuckerman spent years traveling the globe, from Liberia to Indonesia, India to Brazil, reporting on the human and environmental impacts of this poorly understood plant. The result is Planet Palm, a riveting account blending history, science, politics, and food as seen through the people whose lives have been upended by this hidden ingredient. This groundbreaking work of first-rate journalism compels us to examine the connections between the choices we make at the grocery store and a planet under siege.

Book: Summary of Fareed Zakaria s Ten Lessons for a Post Pandemic World


Buy now to get the insights from Fareed Zakaria's Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World. Sample Insights: 1) This book is about what our world will look like as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and our response to the virus.

  • Author : Swift Reads
  • Publisher : Swift Books LLC
  • Release : 18 December 2020
  • Category: Political Science
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Summary of Fareed Zakaria s Ten Lessons for a Post Pandemic World Book Summary :

Buy now to get the insights from Fareed Zakaria's Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World. Sample Insights: 1) This book is about what our world will look like as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and our response to the virus. This book will discuss the consequences of the current and future pandemics. 2) COVID-19 may be a novel disease, but pandemics and plagues are not new. Our past has been filled with plagues and diseases far deadlier than this one, which have ultimately shaped our world into what it is today. Similarly, COVID-19 is expected to shape our future world.

Book: Losing the Long Game


It is the story of repeated U.S. interventions in the region that always started out with high hopes and often the best of intentions, but never turned out well.

  • Author : Philip H. Gordon
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release : 06 October 2020
  • Category: Political Science
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 13 : 9781250217042

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The definitive account of how regime change in the Middle East has proven so tempting to American policymakers for decades—and why it always seems to go wrong. "Must reading—by someone who saw it first-hand—for all interested in America’s foreign policy and its place in the world.” —Robin Wright Since the end of World War II, the United States has set out to oust governments in the Middle East on an average of once per decade—in places as diverse as Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan (twice), Egypt, Libya, and Syria. The reasons for these interventions have also been extremely diverse, and the methods by which the United States pursued regime change have likewise been highly varied, ranging from diplomatic pressure alone to outright military invasion and occupation. What is common to all the operations, however, is that they failed to achieve their ultimate goals, produced a range of unintended and even catastrophic consequences, carried heavy financial and human costs, and in many cases left the countries in question worse off than they were before. Philip H. Gordon's Losing the Long Game is a thorough and riveting look at the U.S. experience with regime change over the past seventy years, and an insider’s view on U.S. policymaking in the region at the highest levels. It is the story of repeated U.S. interventions in the region that always started out with high hopes and often the best of intentions, but never turned out well. No future discussion of U.S. policy in the Middle East will be complete without taking into account the lessons of the past, especially at a time of intense domestic polarization and reckoning with America's standing in world.

Book: The Inevitability of Tragedy Henry Kissinger and His World


With The Inevitability of Tragedy, Barry Gewen corrects this shallow view, presenting the fascinating story of Kissinger’s development as both a strategist and an intellectual and examining his unique role in government through his ideas.

  • Author : Barry Gewen
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 28 April 2020
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN 13 : 9781324004066

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A new portrait of Henry Kissinger focusing on the fundamental ideas underlying his policies: Realism, balance of power, and national interest. Few public officials have provoked such intense controversy as Henry Kissinger. During his time in the Nixon and Ford administrations, he came to be admired and hated in equal measure. Notoriously, he believed that foreign affairs ought to be based primarily on the power relationships of a situation, not simply on ethics. He went so far as to argue that under certain circumstances America had to protect its national interests even if that meant repressing other countries’ attempts at democracy. For this reason, many today on both the right and left dismiss him as a latter-day Machiavelli, ignoring the breadth and complexity of his thought. With The Inevitability of Tragedy, Barry Gewen corrects this shallow view, presenting the fascinating story of Kissinger’s development as both a strategist and an intellectual and examining his unique role in government through his ideas. It analyzes his contentious policies in Vietnam and Chile, guided by a fresh understanding of his definition of Realism, the belief that world politics is based on an inevitable, tragic competition for power. Crucially, Gewen places Kissinger’s pessimistic thought in a European context. He considers how Kissinger was deeply impacted by his experience as a refugee from Nazi Germany, and explores the links between his notions of power and those of his mentor, Hans Morgenthau—the father of Realism—as well as those of two other German-Jewish émigrés who shared his concerns about the weaknesses of democracy: Leo Strauss and Hannah Arendt. The Inevitability of Tragedy offers a thoughtful perspective on the origins of Kissinger’s sober worldview and argues that a reconsideration of his career is essential at a time when American foreign policy lacks direction.

Book: After the Pandemic


Included in this volume: Tory Gates: Change and Embracing It Mark Carlson: The Role of Plagues in Human Enlightenment Wylie McLallen: The Pandemic of 1918 Thomas Malafarina: How Are Future Pandemics Likely to Be Different?

  • Author : Lawrence Knorr
  • Publisher : Sunbury Press, Inc.
  • Release : 01 May 2020
  • Category: Social Science
  • Pages : 148
  • ISBN 13 : 9781620067000

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Twenty-five Sunbury Press authors contributed twenty-seven chapters about the possible impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on society. Based on their experiences in a variety of fields, they provide their projections about the changes facing us, many of which have already been underway for some time. Included in this volume: Tory Gates: Change and Embracing It Mark Carlson: The Role of Plagues in Human Enlightenment Wylie McLallen: The Pandemic of 1918 Thomas Malafarina: How Are Future Pandemics Likely to Be Different? Barbara Matthews: COVID-19: Through the Eyes of a Grandmother Bridget Smith: Dreams Deferred Iris Dorbian: The Great Equalizer H.A. Callum: Fighting Solo: Covid-19 and the Single Parent Catherine Jordan: Left Behind Joseph Mazerac: An Essential Optimist Scott Zuckerman: Public Health, Civil Liberties, and Life After the Pandemic Scott Zuckerman: Medicine in the Post-Coronapocalypse Era Will Delavan: The Looming Health Insurance Problem Pat LaMarche: Politics Makes No Bedfellows Virginia Brackett: COVID-19 Effects on Higher Education Cheryl Woodruff-Brooks: The Corona Virus and Homeschooling Wynne Kinder: The New ACEs: At-home COVID-19 Effects on Youth Cheryl Woodruff-Brooks: How Museums and Galleries Will Adapt to the Coronavirus Marianne Bickett: Coronavirus, Instrument of Change: How the Arts Will Usher in a New Era Merrill Shaffer: The Effects of the Coronavirus Pandemic on Sports Maia Williamson: Tourism in the Post-Pandemic World Jack Adler: The Brave New World of Travel Brook Lenker: Conservation in the Midst Simon Landry: On the Economic Front Lawrence Knorr: The Various Economic Impacts of COVID-19 Penny Fletcher: Materialism vs. Spirituality Chris Fenwick: Creativity—Necessity is a Mother