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Jon Alexander on his new book, Citizens: Why the Key to Fixing Everything Is All of Us

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Jon Alexander

Co-founder, New Citizenship Project



Geopolitics now weighs more heavily on us than at any time since the end of the Cold War. While the Russian invasion of Ukraine has revived trans-Atlantic cooperation and raised the spectre of new competition between rival poles, the economic growth of countries in the Global South - and of China in particular - continues to challenge the dominance of the West. In an increasingly multipolar and multi-conceptual world, singular ideas about how best to look after global affairs have been replaced by a diffusion of power and political values. This calls into question alliances and multilateral institutions that have been cornerstones of the global order since World War II, and risk...

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