Parag Khanna explores our future, providing us with a cutting-edge guide to the megatrends shaping humanity’s next decades. He dives into questions such as: where will we be living in 2050 and how will we get there?
Dr. Parag Khanna is a leading global strategy advisor, world traveller, and best-selling author. What that really means is he’s a geography geek and thinker about the future. He holds a PhD in international relations from the London School of Economics. He has been named one of Esquire’s “75 Most Influential People of the 21st Century,” and featured in WIRED magazine’s “Smart List.” He’s been a fellow at organisations ranging from the Brookings Institution to the Lee Kuan Yew School at the National University of Singapore.
During our conversation he takes us on a journey, explaining how fiscal spending and tech tools can prepare society for disruptions ranging from labour automation to climate change; where digital passports can unlock talent mobility and resolve tensions over immigration; before examining how we can evolve beyond sovereignty towards stewardship over the crucial habitats and resources essential to sustain human civilization.