Business, Investing & Economics

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“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

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“a mind is a terrible thing to waste, and innovative education and training must be an essential part of our effort to reduce poverty.”

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“Pope’s apparent objectives—to illuminate fraud and celebrate whistleblowers—are well supported by her evidence and arguments.”

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“‘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 . . .”

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“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.”

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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.

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“A detailed and devastating portrait of a company whose influence reverberates throughout American society.

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Temple Grandin doesn’t write captivating prose. A reader who needs to be entertained may miss out on what Grandin has to offer.

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“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

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The investment giant Goldman Sachs continues to make headlines by insisting all its workers report back into the office five days a week.

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“interesting and insightful . . . a beacon of hope in our dark times”

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Information flows at a rapid pace. Following a plane crash, people are anxious to know the cause. Little factual information is available.

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an excellent primer on the role of seaborne commerce in creating our global economy . . .”

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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.”

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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

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“A revealing, highly readable account of megalomania run amok.”

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Brad Stone is a Bloomberg Journalist who has previously written The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon.

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“A nicely crafted popular history, Battle for the Big Top will appeal to anyone who has ever wondered about the men who gave us the thrill of three-ring circuses.”  

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Bigger is not better, at least when it comes to corporate power and economic concentration. This is the thesis of Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar whose book on antitrust law is published in concert

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“Riley’s book is both an incisive examination of Sowell’s ideas and a tribute to a man of courage, brilliant intellect, fierce independence, and scholarly integrity.”

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“Berger does a great job here of not only profiling SpaceX, but also capturing the total brinksmanship of its swashbuckling founder.”

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Do you want to know why many of the least affluent Americans support politicians who struggle to lower taxes for the rich and cut what they call the “death tax” on the assets that billionaires seek

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