Functioning governance is not built on hatred, it requires a rational overview of what might work, even considering irrationalities. Are we going to solve the drama of inequality and migration by building a wall? A fenced-in condominium called USA? The truth is that the inherited system, the so-called neoliberalism, no longer fits in the modern world. The modern world needs to reinvent its ways. The present book covers research that I have developed in the last few years, grouped to ensure a systemic overview. They have as common denominator or guiding axis the quest for governance, for a decision-making process that works. We will characterize the systemic challenges, delineate the new architecture of power in the stage of global capitalism, analyze the process of financialization, and finally present how this process is transforming Brazil.