Society

Here you will find summaries on all kinds of topics that have to do with our societies: trends, analyses, visions, challenges.

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10 Book

Tools and Weapons

The Promise and the Peril of the Digital Age
Brad Smith and Carol Ann Browne
Penguin Press, 2019
9 Book

Women & Power

A Manifesto
Mary Beard
Profile Books, 2018
9 Book
Karen Tumulty
Simon & Schuster, 2021
8 Article

Coronavirus Will Change the World Permanently. Here’s How.

A crisis on this scale can reorder society in dramatic ways, for better or worse. Here are 34 big thinkers’ predictions for what’s to come.
Politico Magazine
Politico Magazine, 2020
9 Book

Cultish

The Language of Fanaticism
Amanda Montell
Harper Wave, 2021
10 Book

Too Smart

How Digital Capitalism is Extracting Data, Controlling Our Lives, and Taking Over the World
Jathan Sadowski
MIT Press, 2020
9 Book

Humanity Reimagined

Where We Go from Here
Martin Fiore
Rivertowns Books, 2020
9 Book

One Day

The Extraordinary Story of an Ordinary 24 Hours in America
Gene Weingarten
Blue Rider Press, 2019
9 Book

The Precariat

The New Dangerous Class
Guy Standing
Bloomsbury, 2014
10 Book

The New Jim Crow

Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
Michelle Alexander
The New Press, 2020