Narrative Economics: How Stories Go Viral and Drive Major Economic Events

From Nobel Prize winning economist and New York Times bestselling author Robert Shiller, a new way to think about how popular stories help drive economic events In a world in which internet troll farms attempt to influence foreign elections, can we afford to ignore the power of viral stories to affe

The Triumph of Injustice: How the Rich Dodge Taxes and How to Make Them Pay

America s runaway inequality has an engine our unjust tax system Even as they became fabulously wealthy, the ultra rich have seen their taxes collapse to levels last seen in the 1920s Meanwhile, working class Americans have been asked to pay The Triumph of Injustice presents a forensic inve

Why Liberalism Works: How True Liberal Values Produce a Freer, More Equal, Prosperous World for All

An insightful and passionately written book explaining why a return to Enlightenment ideals is good for the world The greatest challenges facing humankind, according to Deirdre McCloskey, are poverty and tyranny, both of which hold people back Arguing for a return to true liberal values, this engag

The Anarchy: The East India Company, Corporate Violence, and the Pillage of an Empire

From the bestselling author of Return of a King, the story of how the East India Company took over large swaths of Asia, and the devastating results of the corporation running a country In August 1765, the East India Company defeated the young Mughal emperor and set up, in his place, a government r

Fashionopolis: The Price of Fast Fashion and the Future of Clothes

An investigation into the damage wrought by the colossal clothing industry and the grassroots, high tech, international movement fighting to reform it What should I wear It s one of the fundamental questions we ask ourselves every day More than ever, we are told it should be something new Today,

Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth

1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Big Oil and Gas Versus Democracy Winner Take All In 2010, the words earthquake swarm entered the lexicon in Oklahoma That same year, a trove of Michael Jackson memorabilia including his iconic crystal encrusted white glove was sold at auction for over 1 million to