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The Post-Corporate World: Life After Capitalism
The Post-Corporate World: Life After Capitalism
By Brand: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
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ean: 9781887208031, isbn: 1887208038,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 71 reviews
There is a deep chasm between the promises of the new global capitalism and the reality of social breakdown, spiritual emptiness, and environmental destruction it is leaving in its wake. In this important book, David Korten makes a compelling and well-documented case that capitalism is actually delivering a fatal blow not only to life, but also to democracy and the market. Among his startling ideas: Capitalism is a pathology that commonly afflicts market economies in the absence of vigilant


Exodus: How Migration is Changing Our World
Exodus: How Migration is Changing Our World
By Oxford University Press USA
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 117 reviews
It is one of the most pressing and controversial questions of our time -- vehemently debated, steeped in ideology, profoundly divisive. Who should be allowed to immigrate and who not? What are the arguments for and against limiting the numbers? We are supposedly a nation of immigrants, and yet our policies reflect deep anxieties and the quirks of short-term self-interest, with effective legislation snagging on thousand-mile-long security fences and the question of how long and arduous the path


After War: The Political Economy of Exporting Democracy
After War: The Political Economy of Exporting Democracy
By Brand: Stanford Economics and Finance
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
Why does liberal democracy take hold in some countries but not in others? Why do we observe such different outcomes in military interventions, from Germany and Japan to Afghanistan and Iraq? Do efforts to export democracy help as much as they hurt? These are some of the most enduring questions of our time. Historically, the United States has attempted to generate change in foreign countries by exporting liberal democratic institutions through military occupation and reconstruction. Despite


The Hidden Wealth of Nations: The Scourge of Tax Havens
The Hidden Wealth of Nations: The Scourge of Tax Havens
By Univ of Chicago Pr
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mpn: 44678865, ean: 9780226422640, isbn: 9780226422640,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 127 reviews
We are well aware of the rise of the 1% as the rapid growth of economic inequality has put the majority of the world’s wealth in the pockets of fewer and fewer. One much-discussed solution to this imbalance is to significantly increase the rate at which we tax the wealthy. But with an enormous amount of the world’s wealth hidden in tax havens—in countries like Switzerland, Luxembourg, and the Cayman Islands—this wealth cannot be fully accounted for and taxed fairly. No one, from


Vanishing Frontiers: The Forces Driving Mexico and the United States Together
Vanishing Frontiers: The Forces Driving Mexico and the United States Together
By PublicAffairs
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 128 reviews
There may be no story today with a wider gap between fact and fiction than the relationship between the United States and Mexico.Wall or no wall, deeply intertwined social, economic, business, cultural, and personal relationships mean the US-Mexico border is more like a seam than a barrier, weaving together two economies and cultures.Mexico faces huge crime and corruption problems, but its remarkable transformation over the past two decades has made it a more educated, prosperous, and


The Chastening: Inside The Crisis That Rocked The Global Financial System And Humbled The Imf
The Chastening: Inside The Crisis That Rocked The Global Financial System And Humbled The Imf
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 146 reviews
Lauded by reviewers and scholars alike, Paul Blustein's The Chastening examines the role of the International Monetary Fund in the series of economic crises that rocked the globe in the last decade. Based on hundreds of interviews with officials at the IMF, the World Bank, the U.S. Treasury, the Federal Reserve, the White House, and many foreign governments, The Chastening offers a behind-the-scenes look at the Fund during an extraordinarily turbulent period in modern economic history and at a


When Corporations Rule the World
When Corporations Rule the World
By Berrett-Koehler Publishers
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
Our Choice: Democracy or Corporate Rule A handful of corporations and financial institutions command an ever-greater concentration of economic and political power in an assault against markets, democracy, and life. It’s a “suicide economy,” says David Korten, that destroys the very foundations of its own existence. The bestselling 1995 edition of When Corporations Rule the World helped launch a global resistance against corporate domination. In this twentieth-anniversary edition,


Beyond Mechanical Markets: Asset Price Swings, Risk, and the Role of the State
Beyond Mechanical Markets: Asset Price Swings, Risk, and the Role of the State
By Brand: Princeton University Press
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 77 reviews
In the wake of the global financial crisis that began in 2007, faith in the rationality of markets has lost ground to a new faith in their irrationality. The problem, Roman Frydman and Michael Goldberg argue, is that both the rational and behavioral theories of the market rest on the same fatal assumption--that markets act mechanically and economic change is fully predictable. In Beyond Mechanical Markets, Frydman and Goldberg show how the failure to abandon this assumption hinders our


Capitalism's Crisis Deepens: Essays on the Global Economic Meltdown
Capitalism's Crisis Deepens: Essays on the Global Economic Meltdown
By Haymarket Books
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
Praise for Richard Wolff and Democracy at Work:''Richard Wolff's constructive and innovative ideas suggest new and promising foundations for much more authentic democracy and sustainable and equitable development, ideas that can be implemented directly and carried forward. A very valuable contribution in troubled times.''—Noam Chomsky''Richard Wolff is the leading socialist economist in the country. This book is required reading for anyone concerned about a fundamental transformation of the


Fixing Global Finance (Forum on Constructive Capitalism)
Fixing Global Finance (Forum on Constructive Capitalism)
By Brand: JHUP
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 63 reviews
Since 2008, when Fixing Global Finance was first published, the collapse of the housing and credit bubbles of the 2000s has crippled the world’s economy. In this updated edition, Financial Times columnist Martin Wolf explains how global imbalances helped cause the financial crises now ravaging the U.S. economy and outlines steps for ending this destructive cycle―of which this is the latest and biggest. An expanded conclusion recommends near- and long-term measures to stabilize and protect


Dealing with China: An Insider Unmasks the New Economic Superpower
Dealing with China: An Insider Unmasks the New Economic Superpower
By Twelve
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 145 reviews
Hank Paulson has dealt with China unlike any other foreigner. As head of Goldman Sachs, Paulson had a pivotal role in opening up China to private enterprise. Then, as Treasury secretary, he created the Strategic Economic Dialogue with what is now the world's second-largest economy. He negotiated with China on needed economic reforms, while safeguarding the teetering U.S. financial system. Over his career, Paulson has worked with scores of top Chinese leaders, including Xi Jinping, China's most


Grundrisse: Foundations of the Critique of Political Economy (Penguin Classics)
Grundrisse: Foundations of the Critique of Political Economy (Penguin Classics)
By Penguin Books
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 135 reviews
Written during the winter of 1857-8, the Grundrisse was considered by Marx to be the first scientific elaboration of communist theory. A collection of seven notebooks on capital and money, it both develops the arguments outlined in the Communist Manifesto (1848) and explores the themes and theses that were to dominate his great later work Capital. Here, for the first time, Marx set out his own version of Hegel's dialectics and developed his mature views on labour, surplus value and profit,


Can Finance Save the World?: Regaining Power over Money to Serve the Common Good
Can Finance Save the World?: Regaining Power over Money to Serve the Common Good
By Berrett-Koehler Publishers
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 82 reviews
How to Make Finance a Force for GoodJust as Thomas Piketty offered a sweeping critique and progressive reassessment of capitalism, former World Bank Group chief financial officer Bertrand Badré looks at the destructive role finance played in the global economic crisis of 2007-2008 and offers a bold prescription for making it a force for good. Badré describes how finance can be harnessed to help us solve many of the world's biggest problems--climate change, poverty, infrastructure rebuilding,


Everyone Has the Right to My Opinion: Investor's Business Daily Pulitzer Prize-Winning Editorial Cartoonist
Everyone Has the Right to My Opinion: Investor's Business Daily Pulitzer Prize-Winning Editorial Cartoonist
By Ramirez, Michael/ Bennett, William J. (FRW)
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 70 reviews
In Everyone Has the Right to My Opinion, Michael Ramirez, the internationally known editorial cartoonist for Investor's Business Daily, offers a comprehensive collection of his award-winning cartoons, accompanied by an introduction to the images highlighted throughout the book. Each cartoon shows that a picture is worth a thousand words and transforms the news of the day into eye-catching, provocative, and hilarious images that draw people into the democratic process. His commentary on


Can American Capitalism Survive?: Why Greed Is Not Good, Opportunity Is Not Equal, and Fairness Won't Make Us Poor
Can American Capitalism Survive?: Why Greed Is Not Good, Opportunity Is Not Equal, and Fairness Won't Make Us Poor
By St. Martin's Press
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
''If anyone can save capitalism from the capitalists, it’s Steven Pearlstein. This lucid, brilliant book refuses to abandon capitalism to those who believe morality and justice irrelevant to an economic system.'' ―Ezra Klein, founder and editor-at-large, VoxPulitzer Prize-winning economics journalist Steven Pearlstein argues that our thirty year experiment in unfettered markets has undermined core values required to make capitalism and democracy work.Thirty years ago, “greed is good”


International Political Economy: An Intellectual History
International Political Economy: An Intellectual History
By Brand: Princeton University Press
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 147 reviews
The field of international political economy gained prominence in the early 1970s--when the Arab oil embargo and other crises ended the postwar era of virtually unhindered economic growth in the United States and Europe--and today is an essential part of both political science and economics. This book offers the first comprehensive examination of this important field's development, the contrasting worldviews of its American and British schools, and the different ways scholars have sought to


Cuentos Chinos (Best Seller (Debolsillo)) (Spanish Edition)
Cuentos Chinos (Best Seller (Debolsillo)) (Spanish Edition)
By Debolsillo
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 69 reviews
Examines policies that claim to promote economic development and prosperity, and visits the United States, China and other areas that have seen recent advances, and Latin America to determine which Latin American countries are likely to grow..


El Libro de la Economía (Big Ideas Simply Explained) (Spanish Edition)
El Libro de la Economía (Big Ideas Simply Explained) (Spanish Edition)
By DK
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 66 reviews
Desde Aristóteles y Tomás de Aquino, pasando por Adam Smith y John Maynard Keynes, hasta los líderes del pensamiento económico contemporáneo, El libro de la economía es una referencia imprescindible para estudiantes y cualquier lector interesado en saber cómo funciona la economía.Gráficos claros, citas escuetas y un texto totalmente accesible ejemplifican las aplicaciones prácticas de la teoría económica, haciéndolas explícitas a través de ejemplos y situaciones


Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist
Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist
By Chelsea Green Publishing
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 134 reviews
A Financial Times ''Best Book of 2017: Economics” 800-CEO-Read “Best Business Book of 2017: Current Events & Public Affairs” Economics is the mother tongue of public policy. It dominates our decision-making for the future, guides multi-billion-dollar investments, and shapes our responses to climate change, inequality, and other environmental and social challenges that define our times. Pity then, or more like disaster, that its fundamental ideas are centuries out of date yet are still


The Great Divergence: China, Europe, and the Making of the Modern World Economy.
The Great Divergence: China, Europe, and the Making of the Modern World Economy.
By imusti
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mpn: 9780691090108, ean: 9780691090108, isbn: 0691090106,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 97 reviews
The Great Divergence brings new insight to one of the classic questions of history: Why did sustained industrial growth begin in Northwest Europe, despite surprising similarities between advanced areas of Europe and East Asia? As Ken Pomeranz shows, as recently as 1750, parallels between these two parts of the world were very high in life expectancy, consumption, product and factor markets, and the strategies of households. Perhaps most surprisingly, Pomeranz demonstrates that the Chinese and



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