When it comes to organized labor, Walt Disney and the company he founded have had an intermittently turbulent and troubled history.
“Jin has made a compelling case against the idea that capitalism is the only path to prosperity.”
At the age of five, a lonely boy named Elon Musk (b. 1971) decided to walk on his own to his cousin’s birthday party.
“Making changes in the individualistic, hypercompetitive society is indeed a major enterprise.
“In Game of Edges, Bruce Schoenfeld has produced a clear and interesting presentation of the revolutions that are still booming through professional sports.”
“Liu, an expert on international political economy at the Council on Foreign Relations, shows how the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) uses ‘sovereign leverage funds’ to promo
“for anyone wanting to truly understand the historical basis for economic globalization and how it has evolved past some of the major economic crises of the last two centuries, it offers va
“a mind is a terrible thing to waste, and innovative education and training must be an essential part of our effort to reduce poverty.”
“Pope’s apparent objectives—to illuminate fraud and celebrate whistleblowers—are well supported by her evidence and arguments.”
“‘Anyone who thinks they are truly self-made should call their mother,’ writes Alissa Quart.”
“deftly exposes the grip of monopolies over today’s creative labor markets, with well-written, detailed case studies . . .”
“The changing of the guard from baby boomers to Gen X, Millennials, and Gen Z deserves our attention because of the possible scale and nature of its impact.”
“The Chaos Machine is an urgent overview of an issue that is increasingly dominating the modern age.”
Wow, Sorvino’s Raw Deal is about as depressing as they come. “They” being critiques/exposés of the food industry systems in the US. This one is relentless. But not very original.
“A detailed and devastating portrait of a company whose influence reverberates throughout American society.”
Temple Grandin doesn’t write captivating prose. A reader who needs to be entertained may miss out on what Grandin has to offer.
“A duo of enabling events opened the door to the descent into legal unprofessionalism, starting with a Supreme Court decision that permitted lawyers to advertise, at least on a limited basi
The investment giant Goldman Sachs continues to make headlines by insisting all its workers report back into the office five days a week.
“interesting and insightful . . . a beacon of hope in our dark times”
Information flows at a rapid pace. Following a plane crash, people are anxious to know the cause. Little factual information is available.
“an excellent primer on the role of seaborne commerce in creating our global economy . . .”
“This is a fun and informative book for those who want a good overview of the history, present, and future regarding what a world where robots might rule.”
For at least a while during the 2020 presidential election campaign, one of the issues raised was that of easing the burden of millions in this country who had financed their post-secondary educati
“A revealing, highly readable account of megalomania run amok.”