WEBCAST: Parag Khanna on "How to Rule the World

  • Thursday, February 10, 2011
  • 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
  • http://blogtalkradio.com/saja


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Parag Khanna, one of Esquire's 75 most influential people in the 21st Century, will discuss his new book, "How to Rule the World: Charting a Course for the Next Rennaisance" as well as developments in the Middle East and beyond. 

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Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011
Noon-12:45 NY time

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ABOUT THE BOOK: The world is entering a perfect storm of calamities: a great game for scarce natural resources, financial instability, environmental stress, and failing states. In some respects, it isn’t far off from that medieval landscape of almost a millennium ago. It is a multi-polar, multi-civilizational world in which every empire, city-state, multi-national corporation or mercenary army is out for itself. Esteemed adventurer-scholar Parag Khanna’s How to Run the World is a bold account of our current global chaos and a road-map for creating a truly resilient and stable world.

Some of the early endorsements of the book include:

"This book is a fresh, bold, provocativeundefinedand most importantly realisticundefinedguide to getting us to the next Renaissance." - Greg Mortenson, author of Three Cups of Tea.

“We need to pay attention to Parag’s ideas.” – Eric Schmidt, CEO of Google.

“There’s no book like it.” – John G. Ruggie, Professor at Harvard University.

Both the Daily Beast and Huffington Post have already dubbed the book one of the most anticipated of 2011.

Check out http://www.paragkhanna.com and follow him on Twitter: @paragkhanna

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