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    Skin in the Game

    Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

    Narrated by Joe Ochman ...
    series Incerto


    8 hours 20 min

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A bold work from theauthor of The Black Swan that challenges many of our long-held beliefs about risk and reward, politics and religion, finance and personal responsibilityIn his most provocative and practical book yet,one of the foremost thinkers of our time redefines what it means to understand the world, succeed in a profession, contribute to a fair and just ... Read more

    $29.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

    by J. D. Vance ...
    Narrated by J. D. Vance ...


    6 hours 49 min

    THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER Coming November 2020 as a major motion picture from Netflix starring Amy Adams and Glenn Close‘The political book of the year’ Sunday Times‘A frank, unsentimental, harrowing memoir … A superb book’ New York Post‘I bought this to try to better understand Trump’s appeal … but the memoir is so much more than that. A gripping, unputdownable page-turner’ India Knight, ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Good Economics for Hard Times

    Better Answers to Our Biggest Problems

    Narrated by James Lurie ...


    14 hours 44 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Two prize-winning economists show how economics, when done right, can help us solve the thorniest social and political problems of our day.Figuring out how to deal with today's critical economic problems is perhaps the great challenge of our time. Much greater than space travel or perhaps even the next revolutionary medical breakthrough, what is at stake is the whole idea ... Read more

    $30.29 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Discrimination and Disparities

    by Thomas Sowell ...
    Narrated by Robertson Dean ...


    5 hours 2 min

    An empirical examination of how economic and other disparities ariseEconomic and other outcomes differ vastly among individuals, groups, and nations. Many explanations have been offered for the differences. Some believe that those with less fortunate outcomes are victims of genetics. Others believe that those who are less fortunate are victims of the more fortunate.Discrimination and Disparities ... Read more

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    Sacred Economics

    Money, Gift, and Society in the Age of Transition

    Narrated by Steve Wojtas ...


    15 hours 5 min

    Sacred Economics traces the history of money from ancient gift economies to modern capitalism, revealing how the money system has contributed to alienation, competition, and scarcity, destroyed community, and necessitated endless growth. Today, these trends have reached their extreme—but in the wake of their collapse, we may find great opportunity to transition to a more connected, ecological, and ... Read more

    $41.86 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    How Europe Underdeveloped Africa

    by Walter Rodney ...
    Narrated by Mirron Willis ...


    13 hours 21 min

    The classic work of political, economic, and historical analysis, powerfully introduced by Angela Davis. In his short life, the Guyanese intellectual Walter Rodney emerged as one of the leading thinkers and activists of the anticolonial revolution, leading movements in North America, South America, the African continent, and the Caribbean. In each locale, Rodney found himself a lightning rod for ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The War on Normal People

    The Truth About America's Disappearing Jobs and Why Universal Basic Income Is Our Future

    by Andrew Yang ...
    Narrated by Andrew Yang ...


    6 hours 55 min

    ***New York Times Bestseller***From 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang, a captivating account of how "a skinny Asian kid from upstate" became a successful entrepreneur, only to find a new mission: calling attention to the urgent steps America must take, including Universal Basic Income, to stabilize our economy amid rapid technological change and automation.The shift toward ... Read more

    $38.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Value of Everything

    Who Makes and Who Takes from the Real Economy

    Narrated by Randye Kaye ...


    12 hours 28 min

    The Value of Everything argues that American companies have for too long been valued according to the amount of wealth they capture for themselves rather than for the value they create for the economy. In fact, Pfizer, Amazon, and other companies are actually dependent on public money, spend their resources on boosting share prices and executive pay, and reap ever-expanding rewards without ... Read more

    $44.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Value(s): Building a Better World For All

    by Mark Carney ...
    Narrated by Mark Carney ...


    20 hours 18 min

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER ‘A radical book that speaks out accessibly’ BONO ‘Indispensable … This is the essential handbook’ CHRISTINE LAGARDE ‘A remarkably good read’GILLIAN TETT, Financial Times ‘A landmark achievement’WILL HUTTON, ObserverWe are at a pivotal moment in the fight against climate change – with the ultimate opportunity to reassess what society values and how we can better respond ... Read more

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    Bait and Switch

    The (Futile) Pursuit of the American Dream

    Narrated by Anne Twomey ...


    6 hours 50 min

    The bestselling author of Nickel and Dimed goes back undercover to do for America's ailing middle class what she did for the working poor.Barbara Ehrenreich's Nickel and Dimed explored the lives of low-wage workers. Now, in BAIT AND SWITCH, she enters another hidden realm of the economy—the world of the white-collar unemployed. Armed with a plausible resume of a professional "in transition," ... Read more

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    This Land Is Their Land

    Reports from a Divided Nation

    Narrated by Cassandra Campbell ...


    5 hours 48 min

    Barbara Ehrenreich's first book of satirical commentary, The Worst Years of Our Lives, which was about the Reagan era, was received with bestselling acclaim. The one problem was the title: couldn't some prophetic fact-checker have seen that the worst years of our lives-far worse-were still to come? Here they are, the 2000s, and in This Land Is Their Land, Ehrenreich subjects them to the most ... Read more

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    Why Marx Was Right

    2nd Edition

    Narrated by Roger Clark ...


    7 hours 26 min

    In this combative, controversial book, Terry Eagleton takes issue with the prejudice that Marxism is dead and done with. Taking ten of the most common objections to Marxism-that it leads to political tyranny, that it reduces everything to the economic, that it is a form of historical determinism, and so on-he demonstrates in each case what a woeful travesty of Marx's own thought these assumptions ... Read more

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    Decolonial Marxism

    Essays from the Pan-African Revolution

    by Walter Rodney ...
    Narrated by Terrence Kidd ...


    12 hours

    A previously unpublished collection of Rodney's essays on Marxism, spanning his engagement with of Black Power, Ujamaa Villages, and the everyday people who put an end to a colonial era Early in life, Walter Rodney became a major revolutionary figure in a dizzying range of locales that traversed the breadth of the Black diaspora: in North America and Europe, in the Caribbean, and on the African ... Read more

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    Summary of Vivek Ramaswamy's Woke, Inc.

    by Falcon Press ...
    Narrated by Aaron Friedrichsen ...


    22 min

    Buy now to get the main key ideas from Vivek Ramaswamy's Woke, Inc.In today’s culture, if you’re not woke, you’re considered a threat. How did America go from the land of free speech to the land where everyone should say the same things, or risk being shunned?In Woke, Inc. (2021), Vivek Ramaswamy argues that politics has no role in business. He offers a fresh vision for American capitalism's ... Read more

    $8.97 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Free Market Revolution

    How Ayn Rand’s Ideas Can End Big Government

    Narrated by Tom Weiner ...


    8 hours 13 min

    Here is a look at how our current economic crises are caused by toomuch government—and how Ayn Rand’s bold defense of free markets can help us changecourse.The rise of the Tea Party and the 2010 election results revealed that tens ofmillions of Americans are alarmed by big government but skeptical that anythingcan or will be done to stop the growth of the state. In Free MarketRevolution, ... Read more

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    Kremlin Winter

    Russia and the Second Coming of Vladimir Putin

    Narrated by Leighton Pugh ...


    14 hours 46 min

    Vladimir Putin has dominated Russian politics since Boris Yeltsin relinquished the presidency in his favour in May 2000. He served two terms as president, before himself relinquishing the post to his prime minister, Dimitri Medvedev, only to return to presidential power for a third time in 2012.Putin’s rule, whether as president or prime minister, has been marked by a steady increase in domestic ... Read more

    $28.38 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World

    Narrated by Fareed Zakaria ...


    7 hours 24 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Since the end of the Cold War, the world has been shaken to its core three times. September 11, 2001, the financial collapse of 2008 and - most of all - COVID-19. Each was an asymmetrical threat, different from anything the world had experienced before.Fareed Zakaria presents ten surprising, hopeful and vital lessons for recovery in our age of asymmetry. He highlights the ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Indian Ocean and the Future of American Power

    Narrated by John Pruden ...


    13 hours 27 min

    On the world maps common in America, the Western Hemisphere lies front and center, while the Indian Ocean region all but disappears. This convention reveals the geopolitical focus of the now-departed twentieth century, but in the twenty-first century that focus will fundamentally change.In this pivotal examination of the countries known as "Monsoon Asia"-which include India, Pakistan, China, ... Read more

    $32.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Business Solution to Poverty

    Designing Products and Services for Three Billion New Customers

    Narrated by William Hughes ...


    7 hours 18 min

    The nearly three billion people living on two dollars a dayare not just the world’s greatest challenge—they represent an extraordinarymarket opportunity. The key is what Paul Polak and Mal Warwick call Zero-BasedDesign: starting from scratch to create innovative products and servicestailored for the very poor, armed with a thorough understanding of what theyreally want and need, and driven by what ... Read more

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    The Econocracy

    On the Perils of Leaving Economics to the Experts


    6 hours 56 min

    Penguin presents the unabridged downloadable audiobook edition of The Econocracy by Joe Earle, Cahal Moran and Zach Ward-Perkins, read by Jonathan Keeble.A century ago, the idea of 'the economy' didn't exist. Now economics is the supreme ideology of our time, with its own rules and language. The trouble is, most of us can't speak it.This is damaging democracy. Dangerous agendas are hidden inside ... Read more

    $18.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Planet on Fire

    A Manifesto for the Age of Environmental Breakdown


    6 hours 30 min

    A radical manifesto for how to deal with climate breakdown The environment is collapsing at a rapid rate, and in increasingly unpredictable ways. Everyone knows that this is happening, and yet the only politics that is emerging to tackle it are coming from the increasingly nativist far-right. How should the left respond? In Planet on Fire, two rising stars of the British left lay down a set of ... Read more

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    Raising the Floor

    How a Universal Basic Income Can Renew Our Economy and Rebuild the American Dream

    Narrated by Chris Sorensen ...


    10 hours 14 min

    Andy Stern, the former president of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), spent four years traveling the country and asking economists, futurists, labor leaders, CEOs, investment bankers, entrepreneurs, and political leaders to help picture the U.S. economy twenty-five to thirty years from now. He vividly reports on people who are analyzing and creating this new economy-such as ... Read more

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    A Free-Market Look at Why the Stock Market Collapsed, the Economy Tanked, and Government Bailouts Will Make Things Worse

    Narrated by Alan Sklar ...


    6 hours 29 min

    The media tells us that "deregulation" and "unfettered free markets" have wrecked our economy and will continue to make things worse without a heavy dose of federal regulation. But the real blame lies elsewhere. In Meltdown, bestselling author Thomas E. Woods, Jr., unearths the real causes behind the collapse of housing values and the stock market-and it turns out the culprits reside more in ... Read more

    $25.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    People, Power, and Profits

    Progressive Capitalism for an Age of Discontent

    Narrated by Sean Runnette ...


    9 hours 10 min

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of People, Power and Profits by Joseph Stiglitz, read by Sean Runnette.We all have the sense that the American economy - and its government - tilts toward big business, but as Joseph E. Stiglitz explains in his powerful new book, People, Power, and Profits, a few corporations dominate entire sectors of the economy, contributing to skyrocketing inequality and ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial