books about: capitalism
Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business
Harvard Business Review Press
A Wall Street Journal Bestseller In this book, Whole Foods Market cofounder John Mackey and professor and Conscious Capitalism, Inc. cofounder Raj Sisodia argue for the inherent good of both business and capitalism. Featuring some of today’s best-known companies, they illustrate how these two forces canand dowork most powerfully to create value for all stakeholders: including customers, employees, suppliers, investors, society, and the ...
The Road to Serfdom: Text and Documents--The Definitive Edition (The Collected Works of F. A. Hayek, Volume 2)
F. A. Hayek
University Of Chicago Press
An unimpeachable classic work in political philosophy, intellectual and cultural history, and economics, The Road to Serfdom has inspired and infuriated politicians, scholars, and general readers for half a century. Originally published in 1944—when Eleanor Roosevelt supported the efforts of Stalin, and Albert Einstein subscribed lock, stock, and barrel to the socialist program— The Road to Serfdom was seen as heretical for its passionate ...
Atlas Shrugged: (Centennial Edition)
This is the story of a man who said that he would stop the motor of the world—and did. Was he a destroyer or the greatest of liberators? Why did he have to fight his battle, not against his enemies, but against those who needed him most, and his hardest battle against the woman he loved? What is the world’s motor—and the motive power of every man? You will know the answer to these questions when you discover the reason behind the ...
Obamamania: Dreams of Change and the Hard Reality
Free People's Movement Archive, 2013
Liberals and reformists alike still continue to promote illusions in Obama. We're told that we're witnessing the "dawn of a new era!" The fact is Obama is a bourgeois politician who belongs to one of the twin parties of capitalist dictatorship. He represents the interests of the same ruling elite as McCain or Romney would have, only in a different way. That’s why all campaigns received massive amounts of funding from corporations like ...
Brave New World
Huxley's bleak future prophesized in Brave New World was a capitalist civilization which had been reconstituted through scientific and psychological engineering, a world in which people are genetically designed to be passive and useful to the ruling class. Satirical and disturbing, Brave New World is set some 600 years ahead, in "this year of stability, A.F. 632"--the A.F. standing for After Ford, meaning the godlike Henry Ford. "Community, ...
Economics in One Lesson: The Shortest and Surest Way to Understand Basic Economics
Three Rivers Press
A million copy seller, Henry Hazlitt’s Economics in One Lesson is a classic economic primer. But it is also much more, having become a fundamental influence on modern “libertarian” economics of the type espoused by Ron Paul and others. Considered among the leading economic thinkers of the “Austrian School,” which includes Carl Menger, Ludwig von Mises, Friedrich (F.A.) Hayek, and others, Henry Hazlitt (1894-1993), was a libertarian ...
Genetically Modified Foods vs. Sustainability
"We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them." - Albert Einstein This ebook points out the surrounding issues of genetically modified fruit and vegetables that consumers are unaware of. While several parties defend the use of technology to create food, it appears that little is being done to increase awareness about this matter to the end consumer. It also points out alternative food sustainability ...
The Great Deformation: The Corruption of Capitalism in America
A New York Times bestseller The Great Deformation is a searing look at Washington’s craven response to the recent myriad of financial crises and fiscal cliffs. It counters conventional wisdom with an eighty-year revisionist history of how the American stateespecially the Federal Reservehas fallen prey to the politics of crony capitalism and the ideologies of fiscal stimulus, monetary central planning, and financial bailouts. These ...
The Ultimate Obama Survival Guide: How to Survive, Thrive, and Prosper During Obamageddon
Wayne Allyn Root
"DON’T GET MAD ABOUT OBAMAGEDDON...GET EVEN!" Build your wealth.Protect your faith and family.Secure your freedom. Don’t just survive Obama...learn how to outsmart his big-government, socialist system and thrive! Bad times are coming -- how will you protect your family, save enough for retirement, and turn your home into a fortress? In The Ultimate Obama Survival Guide, Wayne Allyn Root provides the answer. First, he explains step by ...
23 Things They Don't Tell You about Capitalism
Bloomsbury Press, 2011
Thing 1: There is no such thing as free market. Thing 4: The washing machine has changed the world more than the Internet. Thing 5: Assume the worst about people, and you get the worst. Thing 13: Making rich people richer doesn't make the rest of us richer.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 ...
The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism
In this groundbreaking alternative history of the most dominant ideology of our time, Milton Friedman's free-market economic revolution, Naomi Klein challenges the popular myth of this movement's peaceful global victory. From Chile in 1973 to Iraq today, Klein shows how Friedman and his followers have repeatedly harnessed terrible shocks and violence to implement their radical policies. As John Gray wrote in The Guardian, "There are very few ...
Assholes: A Theory
In the spirit of the mega-selling On Bullshit , philosopher Aaron James presents a theory of the asshole that is both intellectually provocative and existentially necessary. What does it mean for someone to be an asshole? The answer is not obvious, despite the fact that we are often personally stuck dealing with people for whom there is no better name. Try as we might to avoid them, assholes are found everywhere—at work, at home, on the ...
Atlas Shrugged For Dummies - The Most Simple, Easy-To-Understand Summary Of Atlas Shrugged (Ayn Rand Book ...
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Conscious Business: How to Build Value Through Values
Sounds True, Incorporated
More and more business leaders are catching on to an often-overlooked fact: consciousness is our basic faculty for survival and success. Without it, we forget what's important to us and lose sight of the steps we might take to reach those goals. ?Conscious business, ? explains Fred Kofman, means shining this awareness on every area of your work: in recognizing the needs of others and expressing your own?in seeing the hidden emotional obstacles ...
Capitalism and Freedom: Fortieth Anniversary Edition
University Of Chicago Press
Selected by the Times Literary Supplement as one of the "hundred most influential books since the war" How can we benefit from the promise of government while avoiding the threat it poses to individual freedom? In this classic book, Milton Friedman provides the definitive statement of his immensely influential economic philosophy—one in which competitive capitalism serves as both a device for achieving economic freedom and a necessary ...
Creative Intelligence: Harnessing the Power to Create, Connect, and Inspire
Offering insights from the spheres of anthropology, psychology, education, design, and business, Creative Intelligence by Bruce Nussbaum, a leading thinker, commentator, and curator on the subjects of design, creativity, and innovation, is first book to identify and explore creative intelligence as a new form of cultural literacy and as a powerful method for problem-solving, driving innovation, and sparking start-up capitalism. Nussbaum ...
How to Make a Million Dollars an Hour: Why Hedge Funds Get Away with Siphoning Off America's Wealth
How hedge funds make money by taking it from the rest of us—and how you can join them! Top hedge fund managers make more than Oprah, Rupert Murdoch, and A-Rod combined—but they aren't running news and entertainment empires or playing baseball for the New York Yankees. Aren't you curious about how these hedge fund dudes make so much doing who knows what? You may even wonder if you can get there, too. After all, this is America! This book ...
What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets
Michael J. Sandel
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Should we pay children to read books or to get good grades? Should we allow corporations to pay for the right to pollute the atmosphere? Is it ethical to pay people to test risky new drugs or to donate their organs? What about hiring mercenaries to fight our wars? Auctioning admission to elite universities? Selling citizenship to immigrants willing to pay? In What Money Can’t Buy , Michael J. Sandel takes on one of the biggest ethical ...
The Communist Manifesto
Public Domain Books, 2005
This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery. Translation of: Manifest der Kommunistischen Partei
Democracy at Work: A Cure for Capitalism
Richard D. Wolff
"Richard Wolff is the leading socialist economist in the country. This book is required reading for anyone concerned about a fundamental transformation of the ailing capitalist economy."Cornel West Richard Wolff’s constructive and innovative ideas suggest new and promising foundations for a much more authentic democracy and sustainable and equitable development, ideas that can be implemented directly and carried forward. A very valuable ...
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