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  • 23 Things They Don't Tell You about Capitalism

  • By: Ha-Joon Chang
  • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
  • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4 out of 5 stars 1,015
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    4 out of 5 stars 824
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    4 out of 5 stars 816

If you've wondered how we did not see the economic collapse coming, Ha-Joon Chang knows the answer: We didn't ask what they didn't tell us about capitalism. This is a lighthearted book with a serious purpose: to question the assumptions behind the dogma and sheer hype that the dominant school of neoliberal economists-the apostles of the freemarket-have spun since the Age of Reagan.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting but complicated

  • By Christopher Deaton on 05-03-16

Essential primer on how economics really works

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Reviewed: 01-25-19

Very informative and engagingly written. We need more of this sort of thinking in these troubled times.

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  • The Last Black Unicorn

  • By: Tiffany Haddish
  • Narrated by: Tiffany Haddish
  • Length: 6 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27,967
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    5 out of 5 stars 25,100
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 24,990

Tiffany can't avoid being funny: it's just who she is. But The Last Black Unicorn is so much more than a side-splittingly hilarious collection of essays - it's a memoir of the struggles of one woman who came from nothing and nowhere. A woman who was able to achieve her dreams by reveling in her pain and awkwardness, showing the world who she really is, and inspiring others through the power of laughter.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sad it ended

  • By HerHighness on 12-08-17

The Best

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Reviewed: 06-04-18

So great.....hilarious AND profound. Just listening gives you a power rush. A feminist icon for the #MeToo generation.

  • This Changes Everything

  • Capitalism vs. the Climate
  • By: Naomi Klein
  • Narrated by: Ellen Archer
  • Length: 20 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,225
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,086
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,077

In This Changes Everything Naomi Klein argues that climate change isn’t just another issue to be neatly filed between taxes and health care. It’s an alarm that calls us to fix an economic system that is already failing us in many ways. Klein meticulously builds the case for how massively reducing our greenhouse emissions is our best chance to simultaneously reduce gaping inequalities, re-imagine our broken democracies, and rebuild our gutted local economies.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Didactic and preachy... and I agree with her

  • By plau on 09-25-16

Truly groundbreaking!

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Reviewed: 05-19-15

A must read for the decade. Very long, but worth the effort. Everyone is talking about it.

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