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Author: Diane Ravitch
Release Date: January 21, 2020
From one of the foremost authorities on education and the history of education in the United States, "whistleblower extraordinaire" (The Wall Street Journal), former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education, author of the best-selling Reign of Error ("f...
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Author: Robert Pondiscio | Narrator: Robert Pondiscio
Release Date: September 10, 2019
An inside look at America's most controversial charter schools, and the moral and political questions around public education and school choice.The promise of public education is excellence for all. But that promise has seldom been kept for low-incom...
Author: Carrie Goldberg and Jeannine Amber | Narrator: Carrie Goldberg
Release Date: August 13, 2019
Nobody's Victim is an unflinching look at a hidden world most people don’t know exists—one of stalking, blackmail, and sexual violence, online and off—and the incredible story of how one lawyer, determined to fight back, turned...
Author: Raghuram Rajan | Narrator: Raghuram Rajan and Jason Culp
Release Date: February 26, 2019
Shortlisted for the Financial Times/McKinsey Business Book of the Year AwardFrom one of the most important economic thinkers of our time, a brilliant and far-seeing analysis of the current populist backlash against globalization.Raghuram Rajan, ...
Author: Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett | Narrator: Shridhar Solanki
Release Date: January 22, 2019
A groundbreaking investigation of how inequality infects our minds and gets under our skinWhy are people more relaxed and at ease with each other in some countries than others? Why do we worry so much about what others think of us and often feel soci...
Author: Elisabeth Rosenthal | Narrator: Nancy Linari
Release Date: April 11, 2017
A New York Times bestseller/Washington Post Notable Book of 2017/NPR Best Books of 2017/Wall Street Journal Best Books of 2017 "This book will serve as the definitive guide to the past and future of health care in America.”—Sidd...
Author: Cory Booker | Narrator: Cory Booker
Release Date: February 16, 2016
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • United States Senator and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker makes the case that the virtues of empathy, responsibility, and action must guide our nation toward a brighter future. Raise...
Author: Bob Herbert | Narrator: Bob Herbert
Release Date: October 07, 2014
From longtime New York Times columnist Bob Herbert comes a wrenching portrayal of ordinary Americans struggling for survival in a nation that has lost its wayIn his eighteen years as an opinion columnist for The New York Times, Herbert champione...
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Author: Sudhir Venkatesh | Narrator: Sudhir Venkatesh
Release Date: September 12, 2013
The acclaimed Columbia University sociologist and author of Gang Leader for a Day returns to the streets to connect the dots of New York’s divergent economic worlds and crack the code of the city’s underground economy. Based on Venka...
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Author: David Goldhill | Narrator: Dean Sluyter
Release Date: January 08, 2013
A visionary investigation that will change the way we think about health care: how and why it is failing, why expanding coverage will actually make things worse, and how our health care can be transformed into a transparent, affordable, successful sy...
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Author: Chris Matthews | Narrator: Chris Matthews
Release Date: October 02, 2007
Chris Matthews is like no other TV interviewer. Life’s a Campaign is like no other book on success. Famous for demanding the truth from his Hardball guests, Chris Matthews now reveals what the people running this country rarely confess: the sec...
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Author: Heather Mac Donald | Narrator: Anna Fields
Release Date: March 12, 2001
In closely reported stories from the streets of New York to the seats of intellectual power, MacDonald shows how bad ideas get started and then acquire a life of their own. Her reports trace the transformation of influential opinion-makers and large ...
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