Technocracy in America: Rise of the Info-State

Technocracy in America Rise of the Info State American democracy just isn t good enough any A costly election has done to divide American society than unite it while trust in government and democracy itself is plummeting But there are better sys

  • Title: Technocracy in America: Rise of the Info-State
  • Author: Parag Khanna
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 284
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • American democracy just isn t good enough any A costly election has done to divide American society than unite it, while trust in government and democracy itself is plummeting But there are better systems out there, and America would be wise to learn from them In this provocative manifesto, globalization scholar Parag Khanna tours cutting edge nations from SwAmerican democracy just isn t good enough any A costly election has done to divide American society than unite it, while trust in government and democracy itself is plummeting But there are better systems out there, and America would be wise to learn from them In this provocative manifesto, globalization scholar Parag Khanna tours cutting edge nations from Switzerland to Singapore to reveal the inner workings that allow them that lead the way in managing the volatility of a fast changing world while delivering superior welfare and prosperity for their citizens The ideal form of government for the complex 21st century is what Khanna calls a direct technocracy, one led by experts but perpetually consulting the people through a combination of democracy and data From a seven member presidency and a restructured cabinet to replacing the Senate with an Assembly of Governors, Technocracy in America is full of sensible proposals that have been proven to work in the world s most successful societies Americans have a choice for whom they elect president, but they should not wait any longer to redesign their political system following Khanna s pragmatic vision.

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    About Author

    1. Parag Khanna is a global strategist, world traveler, and bestselling author He is a CNN Global Contributor and a Senior Research Fellow at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore.

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    1. Technocracy in America , written by Parag Khanna is a thesis based on Plato s idea of political aristocracy which puts a committee of Guardians for the protection of the public additional to the available democratic structures Parag Khanna s work contains in particular complex matters about politics and history which are difficult to follow up for everybody It illuminates especially Khanna s personal views and reflects less a broader range of opinions Parag Khanna assumes the status of America s [...]


    2. America has than enough democracy What it needs is technocracy a lot Singapore author global strategist Parag Khanna earned his PhD from the London School of Economics, and Bachelors and Masters degrees from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University He is a Senior Research Fellow in the Centre on Asia and Globalisation at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore He is also the Managing Partner of Hybrid Reality, a boutique geostrategic advi [...]


    3. Well researched and reasoned treatise on how the elements of the American system of government that are failing to keep up in the 21st century can be improved by utilizing the best elements from the systems of other countries that are surpassing us in key areas such as infrastructure, connectivity, education, and innovation.This is a fantastic read for anyone interested in political science or economics Only downsides are, a its a short book, only 120 pages, and b there are a lot of typos in thi [...]


    4. Interesting book solutions may be hard to do in practiceInteresting book with some worthwhile ideas but some will be harder to imp Amber that the book suggests Would have liked discussion on how solutions from city states or small countries could be applied to a country the size of the US.


    5. Technocracy in America Rise of the Info State , a book written by a man who wanted to show that he knows what the process of globalization is Parag Khana is a book about the new and the old The most prominent thing about this book is the author s criticism of the American perception on democracy as it is as a process of human rights, freedoms and everything that follows when we say and think about the word democracy In his book the author clearly says that the American view on the democracy is s [...]


    6. There s a lot to talk about this book, it hits several key points about what is happening in many countries around the world, the most important one, at least for me it nails the point about losing what politics means, you know someone is always saying all politics are corrupt and to some degree they are, but there is a balance to even that, and all of that is fading as the world is getting and submerge while listening to populist parties and their speeches.You know what I m just tired of what [...]


    7. The book we need nowI ve long considered myself an institutualist someone who believes better optimized government will lead to effective governance This past election has rekindled many of the ideas I d pushed aside for years This little book is a powerful and thought provoking experiment in what American government could look like if what we want is one that is optimizable and effective Everyone interested a better government should read Technocracy in America.


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