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Author: Michael Lind | Narrator: Robert Petkoff
Release Date: January 21, 2020
In both Europe and North America, populist movements have shattered existing party systems and thrown governments into turmoil. The embattled establishment claims that these populist insurgencies seek to overthrow liberal democracy. The truth is no l...
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Author: Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson | Narrator: Stephen Graybill
Release Date: September 24, 2019
From the authors of the international bestseller Why Nations Fail, a crucial new big-picture framework that answers the question of how liberty flourishes in some states but falls to authoritarianism or anarchy in others--and explains how it can...
Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb | Narrator: Joe Ochman
Release Date: February 27, 2018
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A bold work from the author of The Black Swan that challenges many of our long-held beliefs about risk and reward, politics and religion, finance and personal responsibility In his most provocative a...
Author: William D. Cohan | Narrator: Rob Shapiro
Release Date: February 28, 2017
A timely, counterintuitive defense of Wall Street and the big banks as the invisible—albeit flawed—engines that power our ideas, and should be made to work better for all of us Maybe you think the banks should be broken up and the bankers...
Author: Simon Johnson and James Kwak | Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Release Date: January 10, 2017
Here is a bracing deconstruction of the framework for understanding the world that is learned as gospel in Economics 101, regardless of its imaginary assumptions and misleading half-truths.Economism: an ideology that distorts the valid principles and...
Author: James Stone | Narrator: Christopher Grove
Release Date: July 05, 2016
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA business leader and esteemed economic thinker outlines simple solutions to America’s five most pressing public policy issues, from healthcare to education to inequality.America today confronts a host of ur...
Author: Chris Hayes | Narrator: Chris Hayes
Release Date: June 12, 2012
A powerful and original argument that traces the roots of our present crisis of authority to an unlikely source: the meritocracy.Over the past decade, Americans watched in bafflement and rage as one institution after another –  from Wall S...
Author: Paul Krugman | Narrator: Paul Krugman and Rob Shapiro
Release Date: May 01, 2012
The Great Recession that began in 2007 is now more than four years old—and counting. Some 24 million Americans are unemployed or underemployed, and at recent rates of job creation we won’t be back to normal levels of employment until late...
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Author: Roger Lowenstein | Narrator: Erik Synnestvedt
Release Date: April 06, 2010
The roots of the mortgage bubble and the story of the Wall Street collapse-and the government's unprecedented response-from our most trusted business journalist.The End of Wall Street is a blow-by-blow account of America's biggest financial collapse ...
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Author: David Wessel | Narrator: Dan Woren
Release Date: August 04, 2009
“Whatever it takes”That was Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s vow as the worst financial panic in more than fifty years gripped the world and he struggled to avoid the once unthinkable: a repeat of the Great Depression. Brilli...
Author: Kurt Andersen | Narrator: Kurt Andersen
Release Date: July 28, 2009
“This is the end of the world as we’ve known it,” Kurt Andersen writes in Reset. “But it isn’t the end of the world.” In this smart and refreshingly hopeful book, Andersen–a brilliant analyst and synthesizer ...
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Author: David Cay Johnston | Narrator: David Cay Johnston
Release Date: December 27, 2007
The bestselling author of Perfectly Legal returns with a powerful new exposé.
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