A History of the world in seven cheap things
A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things
A Guide to Capitalism, Nature, and the Future of the Planet

By: Jason W. Moore and Raj Patel

Publisher: Verso
ISBN: 9781788737746
Publication Date: January 1, 2017

Jason W. Moore teaches World History and World-Ecology at Binghamton University and is Coordinator of the World-Ecology Research Network. He is the author of several books, including Capitalism in the Web of Life: Ecology and the Accumulation of Capital, and of numerous award-winning essays in environmental history, political economy, and social theory.

Raj Patel is an award-winning writer, activist, and academic. He is a Research Professor in the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin and a Senior Research Associate at the Unit for the Humanities at Rhodes University. He is the author of Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the World Food System and The Value of Nothing: How to Reshape Market Society and Redefine Democracy.

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Break ‘Em Up
Recovering Our Freedom from Big Ag, Big Tech, and Big Money

By: Zephyr Teachout

Publisher: All Points Books
ISBN: 9781250200891
Publication Date: June 28, 2020

Zephyr Teachout is an attorney, political activist, and anti-trust and corruption expert. She sits on the board of directors of the Open Markets Institute and teaches law at Fordham University.

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is work killing you
Is Work Killing You?
A Doctor’s Prescription for Treating Workplace Stress

By: David Posen, MD

Publisher: House of Anansi Press
ISBN: 9781770892750
Publication Date: February 2, 2013

David Posen, M.D., is a physician, popular speaker, and the bestselling author of The Little Book of Stress Relief. His previous books also include Staying Afloat When the Water Gets Rough and the classic, Always Change a Losing Game. His writing has appeared in Canadian Living, Reader’s Digest, Men’s Health, USA Weekend, and his TV and radio appearances have aired nation-wide.

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Manias, Panics, and Crashes
A History of Financial Crises

By: Charles P. Kindleberger and Robert Aliber

Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 0471467146
Publication Date: October 4, 2005

Charles P. Kindleberger was the Ford Professor of Economics at MIT for thirty-three years. He is a financial historian and prolific writer who has published over thirty books.

Robert Aliber is a Professor of International Economics and Finance at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, where he has been a faculty member since 1965.

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overload
Overload
How Good Jobs Went Bad and What We Can Do about It

By: Erin L. Kelly and Phyllis Moen

Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691179179
Publication Date: March 17, 2020

Erin L. Kelly is the Sloan Distinguished Professor of Work and Organization Studies at the MIT Sloan School of Management and an affiliate of the MIT Institute for Work and Employment Research and the Good Companies, Good Jobs Initiative.

Phyllis Moen is a McKnight Presidential Chair, professor of sociology, and director of the Life Course Center at the University of Minnesota. Her books include, most recently, Encore Adulthood: Boomers on the Edge of Risk, Renewal, and Purpose.

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Public Capitalism
The Political Authority of Corporate Executives

By: Christopher McMahon

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 9780812244441
Publication Date: September 24, 2012

Christopher McMahon is Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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Quiet
Quiet
The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

By: Susan Cain

Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 9780307352156
Publication Date: January 15, 2013

Susan Cain is a renowned speaker and the author of the award-winning books Quiet PowerQuiet Journal, and Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking. Translated into more than forty languages, Quiet has appeared on many “best of” lists, spent more than seven years on the New York Times bestseller list, and was named the #1 best book of the year by Fast Company magazine, which also named Cain one of its Most Creative People in Business.

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The Essential Galbraith

By: John Kenneth Galbraith

Publisher: Mariner Books
ISBN: 0618119639
Publication Date: October 9, 2001

John Kenneth Galbraith (1908-2006) was a critically acclaimed author and one of America’s foremost economists. Galbraith was the recipient of the Order of Canada and the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award for Lifetime Achievement, and he was twice awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

 

The Form of the Firm
A Normative Political Theory of the Corporation

By: Abraham A. Singer

Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780190698348
Publication Date: November 22, 2018

Abraham A. Singer is currently assistant professor of Management at Loyola University Chicago’s Quinlan School of Business. His research and teaching interests lie within and between business ethics and political theory.

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The New Urban Crisis
How Our Cities Are Increasing Inequality, Deepening Segregation, and Failing the Middle Class-and What We Can Do About It

By: Richard Florida

Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465079741
Publication Date: April 11, 2017

Richard Florida is a university professor in the University of Toronto’s School of Cities and Rotman School of Management, a distinguished visiting fellow at NYU’s Schack Institute of Real Estate, and the cofounder and editor at large of the Atlantic’s CityLab.

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