23 Things They Don't Tell You about Capitalism (Compact Disc)

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By Ha-Joon Chang, Joe Barrett (Read by)
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Description


The acclaimed Ha-Joon Chang is a voice of sanity--and wit--in this lighthearted audiobook with a serious purpose: to question the assumptions behind the dogma and sheer hype that the dominant school of neoliberal economists have spun since the Age of Reagan. 23 Things They Don't Tell You about Capitalism uses twenty-three short essays (a few great examples: "There Is No Such Thing as a Free Market," "The Washing Machine Has Changed the World More than the Internet Has") to equip listeners with an understanding of how global capitalism works, and doesn't, while offering a vision of how we can shape capitalism to humane ends, instead of becoming slaves of the market.

Praise for 23 Things They Don't Tell You about Capitalism

"A lively, accessible and provocative book." --Sunday Times (UK)

"Chang, befitting his position as an economics professor at Cambridge University, is engagingly thoughtful and opinionated at a much lower decibel level. 'The "truths" peddled by free-market ideologues are based on lazy assumptions and blinkered visions, ' he charges." --Time

Product Details
ISBN: 9781455883769
ISBN-10: 145588376X
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Publication Date: June 12th, 2012
Language: English