Doughnut Economics – Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist by Kate Raworth

Economics is suppose to predict and prevent crises, which it has failed to do, while the rich keep getting richer in midst of extreme poverty. Kate Raworth, an Oxford academic, has identified seven critical ways in which current economics isn’t working and has a roadmap to get it where it should be, a doughnut shaped one. On the way she unravels the ‘rational economic man’ and tells us what our motivation is.

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Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong … and the New Research That’s Rewriting the Story by Angela Saini

A stirring read in which Angela has detailed and unpacked the journey of women’s struggle to be INCLUDED. Her style of writing has made the complex world of science, research and the interpretation of results accessible. A must read for all women and those embarking on further study – to start developing an understanding of how reliable ‘studies’ are and what impact our ingrained biases have.

Factfulness – Then Reasons We’re Wrong About the World – And Why Things Are Better Than You Think by Hans Rosling

We continually get questions like – how many of us live in poverty; how many women go to school – wrong, including journalists and Nobel Laureates. In this powerful book Hans Rosling puts us straight with his clever display of statistics that are easily available, and shows that even though the world has many imperfections we are living in a much better world than we think.

Bill Gates offered this book free to all students graduating from colleges and universities in 2018.

Enjoy Hans Rosling’s interesting talk with his engaging statistics.

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21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari

The excitement created by Yuval’s previous two books need solutions to manage the future of disruptions. Harari provides us with a fast paced book on the most important issues facing us today, what we need to be careful of and how we need to manage ourselves in this constant change.

A talk by the author explaining key concepts of his book.

The author in conversation with high school students.

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