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“Economics & Social Science”

Economics -The Users Guide – Ha-Joon Chang

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Economics – Ha-Joon Chang, 2015 “95 percent of economics is common sense make complicated, the rest…

23 things you should know about capitalism

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23 Things Things They Don’t Tell You about Capitalism — Ha-Jong Chang – 2010 Ha-Jong Chang…

Saving Capitalism

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Saving Capitalism, Robert Reich – 2015 From the Sunday Review of Books: “To understand “Saving Capitalism,”…

Ancient Futures

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Ancient Futures – Helena Norberg-Hodge – 2009 — forward by H.H. The Dalai Lama One of…

The Timeless Way of Building

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The Timeless Way of Building – Christopher Alexander – 1977 The introduction describes why we like…

A Pattern Language

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A Pattern Language – Christopher Alexander et al – 1977 If there is single work…

Prosperity Without Growth

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Prosperity Without Growth — Tim Jackson, 2009 A good primer for thoughts on the changes some…

The Full Catastrophe: Travels Among the New Greek Ruins

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The Full Catastrophe – James Angelos, Crown Publishers 2015 In the midst of the Greece-European…

Capital for the 21st Century

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Capital for the 21st Century, Thomas Piketty First, I like his approach, “By patiently searching…

The New Industrial State

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The New Industrial State – John Kenneth Galbraith 1967, 2007 A major thesis of this…

Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television

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Jerry Mander.  1978 This is a seminal and well documented work about electronic information and…

Why Nations Fail

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Why Nations Fail,  Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson — Crown Publishers, 2012 Daron Acemoglu, an…

Tyranny of the Experts

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John Kenneth Galbraith once observed that all bureaucracies function alike.  William Easterly documents how so…

The Road to Serfdom

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F. A, Hayek, one of the most controversial of 20th century economists, published this book…