“Alec Ross is one of those very rare people who can see patterns in the chaos and give guidance for the road forward.” +MORE

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In the face of unprecedented global change, New York Times bestselling author Alec Ross proposes a new social contract to restore the balance of power between government, citizens, and business in The Raging 2020s. +MORE

Alec Ross is one of the world’s leading experts on innovation. Author of New York Times–bestselling The Industries of the Future, he is currently a distinguished visiting professor at the University of Bologna Business School and a Board Partner at Amplo, a global venture capital firm. +MORE

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This book is special. At a time when uncertainty fills every conversation and our recent history has left so many vulnerable, The Raging 2020s doesn’t just add clarity, it offers direction.

Wes Moore, author, combat veteran, and social entrepreneur

Alec Ross fearlessly confronts one of the fundamental concerns of our time: fixing the broken social contract between people, business, and government.

Adam Grant, bestselling author of Think Again and host of the TED podcast WorkLife

A gripping, illuminating chronicle... that solidifies Ross’s position among the most visionary of global thinkers on the future of technology.

General David Petraeus, former Director of the CIA

Alec Ross is a keen analyst and brilliant storyteller. The Raging 2020s introduces us to the people whose lives are blighted by unconscionable policies and concentrations of power, helping us understand and indeed share the rage that fuels many 21st-century political movements.

Anne-Marie Slaughter, CEO, New America Foundation

In this valuable book, Alec Ross analyzes what it will take to survive and even thrive. The future is already hitting us, and Ross shows how it can be exciting rather than frightening.

Walter Isaacson, author of Steve Jobs and The Innovators