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Sabotage

by Anastasia Nesvetailova & Ronen Palan PublicAffairs (January 13, 2020)

I don't like the word 'sabotage',"--a former Goldman Sachs trader admitted. "It's just harsh.... Though, frankly, how else do you make money in this business...I mean, real money."

The fundamental motive for...


How Rich Countries Got Rich ... and Why Poor Countries Stay Poor

by Erik Reinert PublicAffairs (September 09, 2019)

A maverick economist explains how protectionism makes nations rich, free trade keeps them poor---and how rich countries make sure to keep it that way.

Throughout history, some combination of government intervention,...


Jump-Starting America

by Jonathan Gruber & Simon Johnson PublicAffairs (April 08, 2019)

The untold story of how America once created the most successful economy the world has ever seen and how we can do it again.

The American economy glitters on the outside, but the reality is quite different....


It's Better Than It Looks

by Gregg Easterbrook PublicAffairs (February 19, 2018)

Is civilization teetering on the edge of a cliff? Or are we just climbing higher than ever?

Most people who read the news would tell you that 2017 is one of the worst years in recent memory. We're facing a series...


The End of Loyalty

by Rick Wartzman PublicAffairs (May 29, 2017)

Having a good, stable job used to be the bedrock of the American Dream. Not anymore.

In this richly detailed and eye-opening book, Rick Wartzman chronicles the erosion of the relationship between American companies...


A Rabble of Dead Money

by Charles R. Morris PublicAffairs (March 06, 2017)

The Great Crash of 1929 profoundly disrupted the United States' confident march toward becoming the world's superpower. The breakneck growth of 1920s America -- with its boom in automobiles, electricity, credit...


The End of Loyalty

by Rick Wartzman PublicAffairs (May 30, 2017)

Having a good, stable job used to be the bedrock of the American Dream. Not anymore.

In this richly detailed and eye-opening book, Rick Wartzman chronicles the erosion of the relationship between American companies...


Sabotage

by Anastasia Nesvetailova, Ronen Palan & Jared Zak PublicAffairs (January 28, 2020)

I don't like the word 'sabotage',"--a former Goldman Sachs trader admitted. "It's just harsh.... Though, frankly, how else do you make money in this business...I mean, real money."

The fundamental motive for...


It's Better Than It Looks

by Gregg Easterbrook & Oliver Wyman PublicAffairs (February 20, 2018)

Is civilization teetering on the edge of a cliff? Or are we just climbing higher than ever?

Most people who read the news would tell you that 2017 is one of the worst years in recent memory. We're facing a series...


Sabotage

by Anastasia Nesvetailova & Ronen Palan PublicAffairs (January 14, 2020)

A fierce denunciation of the practices and principles underlying the financial industry and a history of how we got here--from two professors expert in the workings of financial markets and offshore tax havens...


Jumpstarting America

by Jonathan Gruber & Simon Johnson PublicAffairs (April 09, 2019)

The untold story of how America once created the most successful economy the world has ever seen and how we can do it again.

The American economy glitters on the outside, but the reality is quite different. Job...


Everything for Everyone

by Nathan Schneider PublicAffairs (September 11, 2018)

Capitalism is in crisis mode. It is no longer serving ordinary people, while continuing to enrich the 1%. But as journalist Nathan Schneider shows, there is a democratic alternative to the robber-baron economy...


Collusion

by Nomi Prins PublicAffairs (May 01, 2018)

A searing exposé of the collusion between public and private banks as they seek to control global markets and dictate economic policy from a former Wall Street insider and author of All the Presidents' Bankers...


The Arrow of History

by Gregg Easterbrook PublicAffairs (April 17, 2018)

This surprising and desperately needed corrective shows that despite the present political turmoil, the world is better off than it ever has been thanks to centuries of intelligent reform--and the sooner we...