Dark commerce—smuggling, counterfeiting, pirating, fencing—is one of humanity’s oldest professions, noted and condemned by leaders of Mesopotamian empires, Egyptian scribes, and Greek philosophers.
“Parag Khanna is right that the world is becoming more multipolar. China’s challenge to the Western world order is real. How the U.S.
“Company of One is a treasure trove of business tips, ideas and suggestions on how to start the business of your dream and then un-think the typical busin
Innovation is a hot topic. And the dominant narrative today holds that innovation comes from lean, hungry startups, not from corporate giants that have become sluggish, risk-averse copiers.
“Collier endorses capitalism for the long haul because it ‘has the potential to lift us all to unprecedented prosperity.’ However, he writes that ‘capitalist societies must be ethical as we
“If America is indeed entering a new Gilded Age, then Jack Kelly’s The Edge of Anarchy should be read by those with a serious desire to avoid another civil war between workers, man
“Greene rightly reminds us that in order to understand others we must first and foremost understand what makes ourselves tick.”
“Capitalism in America is an unabashed, detailed defense of capitalism.”
“This is an engaging tale full of humor, pathos, and disgusting human behavior with important insights into contemporary problems.”
It seems as if you can hardly go a day without reading about self-driving vehicles.
“The scholars of international affairs must be cautious in accepting the rhetoric of Chinese policymakers couched in morality. . . .
Those who are familiar with the works of author and historian Jeffry D.
By all appearances, Beijing looks on track to become the world’s largest and most productive economy in a few years.
“‘Who owns the engines of the economy, and how are they governed?’”
“Waleson’s reporting of the tumultuous history of NYCO is arts journalism at its best.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is a branch of computer science devoted to creating computer systems that perform tasks characteristic of human intelligence. And one of the hottest questions around AI
"through this book of nonfiction snippets, however enlightening, the idea of the author seeing a much bigger picture emerges, one best told through the experience of the different parts."
“A copy of Peter Phillips’ Giants: The Global Power Elite should be in everyone’s book case, like a good dictionary or atlas.”
Isabel Sawhill says she was “dumbfounded by the 2016 election.” Having already started her book she had to address new, fundamental questions. Who voted for President Trump and why?
Any reader of the magazine Vanity Fair particularly in the 80’s will be familiar with the glittering cast of celebrities, including celebrity villains, parading the pages of The Vanity
“This book is full of deep insights and good ideas.”
What is “value”? How is it established? And how has its meaning changed over time?
"One would think that a biography of an economist would make almost as dull a read as a book on economics.
“Another book by a productivity guru that aims to help us cope better with daily distractions. The verdict is mixed.”
By the beginning of the Great War in 1914, it became clear that the internal combustion automobile was edging out its rival steam cars and electric cars.