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Author: Heather McGhee
Release Date: February 16, 2021
A powerful new exploration about the self-destructive bargain of white supremacy and its rising cost to all of us--including white people--from one of today's most insightful and influential thinkers.Heather C. McGhee's specialty is the American econ...
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Author: Sara Horowitz
Release Date: February 16, 2021
A profound look at the new reality of work, the collapse of the safety net, and a vision for a better way forward rooted in America's cooperative spirit--from the game-changing founder of the Freelancers Union and chair of the New York Federal Reserv...
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Author: Ben Machell
Release Date: January 19, 2021
The remarkable true story of a modern-day Robin Hood: a British college student who started robbing banks as the financial crisis unfolded. Stephen Jackley was a young British college student when the global financial crisis began in 2007. Overwhelme...
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Author: Jennifer Taub | Narrator: Eliza Foss
Release Date: September 29, 2020
"Taub explicitly and persuasively places the breakdown of enforcement and accountability in the context of money and class."--The New York TimesHow ordinary Americans suffer when the rich and powerful use tax dodges or break the law to get richer and...
Author: Barry C. Lynn | Narrator: Chris Abernathy
Release Date: September 29, 2020
One of America's preeminent thinkers provides the clearest statement yet on the nature and magnitude of the political and economic dangers posed by America's new monopolies.Americans are obsessed with liberty, mad about liberty. On any day, we can tu...
Author: Lee Vinsel and Andrew L. Russell | Narrator: Rob Shapiro
Release Date: September 08, 2020
“Innovation” is the hottest buzzword in business. But what if our obsession with finding the next big thing has distracted us from the work that matters most?“The most important book I’ve read in a lon...
Author: Eula Biss | Narrator: Alex McKenna
Release Date: September 01, 2020
A NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS' CHOICE BEST BOOKS OF 2020, GOOD HOUSEKEEPING “A sensational new book [that] tries to figure out whether it's possible to live an ethical life in a capitalist society. . . . The results are enthralling.&...
Author: Isabel Wilkerson | Narrator: Robin Miles
Release Date: August 18, 2020
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD • “An instant American classic and almost certainly the keynote nonfiction book of the American century thus far.&rdqu...
Author: David Faris | Narrator: Vikas Adam
Release Date: June 30, 2020
This crystal ball look into the future of American politics shows how the brewing generational shift to the Left is only the beginning of transformations to come.A demographic apocalypse is coming for the Republican Party. Its most reliable voters ar...
Author: Robert B. Reich | Narrator: Robert B. Reich
Release Date: March 24, 2020
From the best-selling author of Saving Capitalism and The Common Good, an urgent analysis of how the "rigged" systems of American politics and power operate, how this status quo came to be, and how average citizens can enact change.Millions of Americ...
Author: Nelson D. Schwartz | Narrator: Jason Culp
Release Date: March 03, 2020
From New York Times business reporter Nelson D. Schwartz comes a gripping investigation of how a virtual velvet rope divides Americans in every arena of life, creating a friction-free existence for those with money on one side and a Darwinian struggl...
Author: Rana Foroohar | Narrator: Rachel Fulginiti
Release Date: November 05, 2019
A penetrating indictment of how today’s largest tech companies are hijacking our data, our livelihoods, our social fabric, and our minds—from an acclaimed Financial Times columnist and CNN analyst  SHORTLISTED FOR THE ...