Apocalypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All

13 September 2019 | By Michael Shellenberger | Filed in: economics.

Michael Shellenberger has been fighting for a greener planet for decades He helped save the world s last unprotected redwoods He co created the predecessor to today s Green New Deal And he led a successful effort by climate scientists and activists to keep nuclear plants operating, preventing a s

21 Lessons for the 21st Century

03 December 2018 | By Yuval Noah Harari | Filed in: economics.

In Sapiens, he explored our past In Homo Deus, he looked to our future Now, one of the most innovative thinkers on the planet turns to the present to make sense of today s most pressing issues n nHow do computers and robots change the meaning of being human How do we deal with the epidemic of fake

De meeste mensen deugen

17 May 2019 | By Rutger Bregman | Filed in: economics.

De mens is een beest, zeiden de koningen Een zondaar, zeiden de priesters Een ego st, zeiden de boekhouders Al eeuwen is de westerse cultuur doordrongen van het geloof in de verdorvenheid van de mens n nMaar wat als we het al die tijd mis hadden n nIn dit boek verweeft Rutger Bregman de jongste in

Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive

23 August 2018 | By Stephanie Land | Filed in: economics.

Evicted meets Nickel and Dimed in Stephanie Land s memoir about working as a maid, a beautiful and gritty exploration of poverty in America Includes a foreword by Barbara Ehrenreich n n My daughter learned to walk in a homeless shelter n nWhile the gap between upper middle class Americans and the w

Caffeine: How Caffeine Created the Modern World

22 August 2019 | By Michael Pollan | Filed in: economics.

Michael Pollan, known for his best selling nonfiction audio, including The Omnivores Dilemma and How to Change Your Mind, conceived and wrote Caffeine How Caffeine Created the Modern World as an Audible Original In this controversial and exciting listen, Pollan explores caffeine s power as the mos

The Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win

20 June 2019 | By Maria Konnikova | Filed in: economics.

How a New York Times bestselling author and New Yorker contributor parlayed a strong grasp of the science of human decision making and a woeful ignorance of cards into a life changing run as a professional poker player, under the wing of a legend of the game n nIt s true that Maria Konnikova had never

Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World

10 March 2018 | By David Epstein | Filed in: economics.

What s the most effective path to success in any domain It s not what you think n nPlenty of experts argue that anyone who wants to develop a skill, play an instrument, or lead their field should start early, focus intensely, and rack up as many hours of deliberate practice as possible If you da

The Infinite Game

08 April 2019 | By Simon Sinek | Filed in: economics.

Do you know how to play the game you re in In finite games, like football or chess, the players are known, the rules are fixed, and the endpoint is clear The winners and losers are easily identified n nIn infinite games, like business or politics or life itself, the players come and go, the rules