In How To Run the World, Parag Khanna envisions a new world order. Business and entrepreneurship are no longer the maligned enemy of. How to Run the World has ratings and 23 reviews. Alec said: About the author: Parag Khanna is a global strategist, theorist and the best-selling author of . PDF | In his new book, Parag Khanna, Director of the Global Governance Initiative at the New America Foundation and author of “The Second World”, seeks to.

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Form an alliance of nonprofit, NGOs, corporations, and municipalities, to mirror the social and political structure of the early Renaissance but grafted over current technology and global geopolitics? I also agreed with some of his environmental ideas.

How to Run the World: Charting a Course to the Next Renaissance

Share your thoughts with other customers. Thanks for the candor. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Sounds good and for the first half of the book, Pagad held me enthralled.

Its best to jhanna the Mr khanna’s first book in the series before diving into this excellent summary but whether you do or not you will not be disappointed. What starts off with a bold and promising thesis degenerates rapidly into a baffling and absurd defense of the status quo of entrenched elites in the international system. I think that could work; I just do not trust private military contract workers doing things in a national security capacity. The world is more than multipolar, it is multilayered.


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Parag Khanna, the director of the Global Governance Initiative at the New America Foundation, is part of a generation of young foreign policy thinkers who believe that we have entered an altogether different era of international relations, one in which power is diffuse, the nation-state is far from omnipotent, and transnational problems threaten to unleash global chaos. With the current trend of growth of the global middle class, energy consumption will double by according to Khanna so it is likely whichever economy can create green technology the fastest will win the manufacturing war of the 21st century.

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Although grassroots democracy and capitalism is obviously the most sustainable form of development, it is also the slowest; thus western powers penchant for giving funds to a less effective centralized bureaucracy. Attempting to fill the gap are people like Bill Clinton through his Global Initiative, Bill and Melinda Gates through their foundation, Heifer International, and more sinisterly, groups like Hamas which carry out acts dun terror but also perform social services for khnna communities they claim to represent.

The rise of the Global South? He says that the United States needs a diplomatic industrial complex.

Aug 20, Phil Rigby added it. Khanna’s central premise, that we are entering a multilayered world similar to the Middle Ages when nation states were weakened, wirld be true. My review of Parag Khanna’s first book, The Second World, is a bit more negative due to some nitpicks than my lasting impression of the book.

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Simply put, helping poor nations means going out and learning what they need to progress. That’s not the meta-solution we need, however. Charting a Course to the Next Renaissance. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Khanna also discusses terrorism, piracy, development needs, and environmental needs. Better integration and use of resources, focusing on locale rather than “big idea” organizations like the UN are what will cause change for the good.


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As a natural consequence, some of his analyses seem a bit rushed for example, his thoughts on nuclear proliferation are limited to just a few pages. This is a crucial step. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? In the same way, he fails to take into consideration that figures such as Bono and Madonna, while grabbing a lot of attention, do not necessarily advocate the right causes.

Parag Khanna has a very digestible was of writing even though the content can be thick. No thank you, Mr.

How to Run the World: Charting a Course to the Next Renaissance by Parag Khanna

Should a sovereign government allow other countries much less a world tipe government run it? The Bodies in Person. The stakes are high and it seems that our institutions are not up to the task.

The Declarations of Havana.