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How the world works

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Who’s really pulling the strings, and how does that affect you?

There are around about 7.125 billion of us, and counting. And across all the continents, countries, kingdoms and communities, we’ve certainly created a complicated web of networks, hierarchies, relationships and connections. So how does it all work? Here are some books by some of the world’s greatest thinkers, scholars and explainers, detailing the ins and outs of this peculiar mess, and offering insights into the intricacies of this big, baffling world.