Clive Hamilton is an Australian author and academic. His
influential books include Silent Invasion, Growth
Fetish, Requiem for a Species: Why We Resist the Truth About
Climate Change and Defiant Earth: The Fate of Humans in the
Anthropocene. For fourteen years he was the executive director
of The Australia Institute, a think tank he founded. A professor at
Charles Sturt University in Canberra, he has held visiting academic
positions at the University of Oxford, Yale University and Sciences
Po. His articles have appeared in Foreign Affairs, The
Guardian, The New York Times, Times Higher Education
Supplement, Nature and Scientific American.
Mareike Ohlberg is a senior fellow at the German Marshall Fund in Berlin. Her work involves briefing European governments and policy-makers on developments in China. She has an MA in East Asian Studies from Columbia University and a PhD in Chinese Studies from the University of Heidelberg. She has authored a doctoral thesis on Chinese propaganda targeted at foreign audiences, and was a co-author of the landmark report Authoritarian Advance: Responding to China's Growing Political Influence in Europe. Her articles have been published in The New York Times, The Neue Zu rcher Zeitung and various other European media.
'Read this book. It will knock your socks off. This is a book that
neither Beijing nor its agents of influence want you to be allowed
read; which, of course, is precisely why you should.' - Paul Monk, The Australian
'required reading for anyone interested in politics and current affairs' - Arthur Chrenkoff, Spectator Australia