An erratic Trump runs around in a chaotic White House, binge watches Fox and has trouble taking in information. He has no focus. Except for one issue: trade. He is absolutely...

A page-turner on how the murder on a Russian lawyer led to the Magnitsky Act due to the tenacious work of investor Bill Browder. The first part of the books relates...

If it weren’t a true story, I would not have believed this crazy twist of history. Entertaining & original. Somewhat over the top at the end, when Spike Lee rubs his message...

Bruno Maçães calls for a far more aggressive European foreign policy. “Crises and challenges unaddressed by an active foreign policy make themselves felt later in the domestic context. That’s how so...

Prachtig boek, dat haarfijn blootlegt hoe revolutionaire fanatici levens verwoesten. Aramburu’s bijzonder stijl zorgt ervoor dat we op de huid van de families zitten terwijl ze uit elkaar worden gereten. Bewondering...

How Trump’s ideas are hurting exports

Very true, and cannot be said enough

Deep state or corrupt government? Tyler Cowen and Nassim Taleb on the trouble with education Kurt Vonnegut on how to write good short stories How D-Day was planned Fifty lessons from...

We zijn verleerd samen te leven –  de centrale stelling van dit boek. En dat komt omdat we onze liberale democratie laten versloffen. Waar tot een aantal jaar geleden velen het...

“Vice to which great powers easily succumb in a multipolar world is inattention; in a bipolar world, overreaction; in a unipolar world, overextension.” Isn’t that precisely what we have been witnessing?...

Part of  Snyder’s interesting mini YouTube lectures, I recently discovered.

De nieuwe darling-politicoloog, de ietwat alarmistische Yascha Mounk vindt van niet en maakt zich zorgen. Tom van der Meer (van het onvolprezen blog Stuk Rood Vlees) weerlegt dat onderzoek, breed uitgevent...

I love Nassim Taleb’s books: they’re thought-provoking, intelligent and pretty original. His themes are important ones: how do complex systems behave, why is being anti-fragile better than being robust? His writing...

Surprisingly enough, Europe is lagging all American states economically

A practical introduction to the new economy – in which platforms as Uber and Amazon are the new standard. Also a great guide when trying to build a platform… Parker, Van...

Reminiscent of La Vita e Bella, which permitted us to laugh about the horrors of the Holocaust, The Death of Stalin serves up the darkest pages of the Soviet-Union as a...