“a mind is a terrible thing to waste, and innovative education and training must be an essential part of our effort to reduce poverty.”
“A detailed and devastating portrait of a company whose influence reverberates throughout American society.”
The social and political implications of the digital economy are the source of increasing attention. The latest entry comes from Congressman Ro Khanna, a Democrat representing Silicon Valley.
“What Melo does well is to bring into light the human factor at play behind the immigration lures and the need to reform a broken system.
“Dalio’s philosophical foundation for choosing investments is a sprawling, holistic study of how the world has worked over hundreds of years of history.”
“Giulio Boccaletti in Water: A Biography tells a history of human manipulation of the environment.
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
“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.”
“To paraphrase a quote referring to Keynes, another famous economist, the book may convince readers that we should all be Schumpeterians now.”
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
Professor Scott Galloway, who could perhaps be described as a celebrity businessman in a non-derogatory sense, has put together a book that essentially places provocative bets on what the post-pand
“read The Case for Climate Capitalism to learn more about what we must do to turn back the thermostat on a nuclear winter.”
“With the ever-increasing numbers of poor adults and children in the United States, and current government efforts to further decrease benefits for them, this is an extremely timely book.”
Seven years after the cataclysmic events of fall 2008, when the global financial system all but melted away, we have the testimony of the last of the key decision-makers during that crisis: then-Fe
“On Inequality is neither informative nor entertaining.”
“Dr. Piper has written an eye-opening book about a hotly contested vital resource. . . . No hiding in libraries for this academic. . . .
Urging the imperative “to distinguish between the desirable and the vital as well as between the feasible and the impossible,” Richard Haass forcefully, cogently, and compellingly makes the case th
“. . . both a highly engaging read and a cry for more humane, healthy, and dignified living and working conditions for migrant laborers.”
“Whether you are suited to working naked or not, it is coming to your city—in fact, it's already here.”
“Dealing with big ideas and important concepts, Balance is engagingly and accessibly told . . .”
“This is a punch-packing, heart-breaking, and ultimately invigorating book . . .”
“The elements of Occupy Wall Street defy ‘simple categorization—they don’t fit into neat little boxes.
“Melvin A. Goodman is a damn fine author, and National Insecurity is a damning assessment of U.S. defense spending and covert operations.”
“. . . a long song of praise for marijuana and a continued puzzlement as to why the drug remains illegal.”
“Why Capitalism? summarizes Professor Meltzer’s past scholarship for a general audience and reiterates his policy proposals in the context of the present economic crisis.