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Books on WorldToday

10 April 2020

Would you like to read more about the topics we cover? Fortunately, enough people in the world are working on the topics we discuss. On this page you will therefore find a selection of books related to our topics. These books have been a great source of inspiration for us. Enjoy!

Long walk to Freedom

Long Walk to Freedom

10 April 2020

Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela is one of the great moral and political leaders of our time: an international hero whose lifelong dedication to the fight against racial oppression in South Africa won him the Nobel Peace Prize and the presidency of his country. Since his triumphant release in 1990 from more than a quarter-century of […]

Utopia for realists

Utopia for Realists

9 April 2020

Rutger Bregman Universal basic income. A 15-hour workweek. Open borders. Does it sound too good to be true? One of Europe’s leading young thinkers shows how we can build an ideal world today. After working all day at jobs we often dislike, we buy things we don’t need. Rutger Bregman, a Dutch historian, reminds us […]

Utopia for Realists

Utopia for realists

27 April 2017

Rutger Bregman We live in a time of unprecedented upheaval, with questions about the future, society, work, happiness, family and money, and yet no political party of the right or left is providing us with answers. Rutger Bregman, a bestselling Dutch historian, explains that it needn’t be this way. Bregman shows that we can construct […]

If Mayors Ruled the World

If mayors ruled the world

27 April 2017

Benjamin R. Barber In the face of the most perilous challenges of our time-climate change, terrorism, poverty, and trafficking of drugs, guns, and people-the nations of the world seem paralyzed. The problems are too big, too interdependent, too divisive for the nation-state. Is the nation-state, once democracy’s best hope, today democratically dysfunctional? Obsolete? The answer, […]