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    Slouching Towards Utopia

    An Economic History of the Twentieth Century

    by Brad de Long ...
    Narrated by Allan Aquino ...

    Unabridged

    20 hours 12 min

    From one of the world's leading economists, a sweeping new history of the twentieth century - a century that left us vastly richer, yet still profoundly dissatisfied.Before 1870, most people lived in dire poverty, the benefits of the slow crawl of invention continually offset by a growing population. Then came a great shift: invention sprinted forward, doubling our technological capabilities each ... Read more

    $46.99 AUD

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    Growth

    A Reckoning

    Narrated by Daniel Susskind ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 28 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Over the past two centuries, economic growth has freed billions from poverty and made our lives far healthier and longer. As a result, the unfettered pursuit of growth defines economic life around the world. Yet this prosperity has come at an enormous price: deepening inequalities, destabilizing technologies, environmental destruction and climate change.Confusion reigns. ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

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    Skin in the Game

    Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

    Narrated by Joe Ochman ...
    Series series Incerto

    Unabridged

    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

    $29.99 AUD

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    Good Economics for Hard Times

    Better Answers to Our Biggest Problems

    Narrated by James Lurie ...

    Unabridged

    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

    $28.99 AUD

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    Putin’s People: How the KGB Took Back Russia and then Took on the West. A Times Book of the Year 2021 – The Story of Russia’s History and Politics

    Narrated by Dugald Bruce-Lockhart ...

    Unabridged

    18 hours 21 min

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER ‘An outstanding exposé of Putin and his criminal pals … [A] long-awaited, must read book’ SUNDAY TIMES ‘Books about modern Russia abound … Belton has surpassed them all. Her much-awaited book is the best and most important on modern Russia’ THE TIMESA chilling and revelatory expose of the KGB’s renaissance, Putin’s rise to power, and how Russian black cash is subverting ... Read more

    $49.99 AUD

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    On Fire

    The Burning Case for a Green New Deal

    by Naomi Klein ...
    Narrated by Naomi Klein, Rebecca Lowman ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 21 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.On Fire by Naomi Klein is read by Rebecca Lowman with an introduction read by the author.For more than twenty years, Naomi Klein has been the foremost chronicler of the economic war waged on both people and planet - and the champion of a sweeping environmental agenda with justice at its centre. Her books have defined our era. On Fire gathers for the first time more than a ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    Kleptopia: How Dirty Money is Conquering the World

    by Tom Burgis ...
    Narrated by Tom Burgis ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 58 min

    SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER ‘If you think the UK isn't corrupt, you haven't looked hard enough … This terrifying book follows a global current of dirty money, and the murders and kidnappings required to sustain it’ GEORGE MONBIOT, GUARDIAN AN ECONOMIST AND WASHINGTON POST BOOK OF THE YEAR 2020‘When you pick this book up, you won’t be able to put it down’ MISHA GLENNY, author of MCMAFIA‘Gripping, ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    The New Map

    Energy, Climate, and the Clash of Nations

    by Daniel Yergin ...
    Narrated by Robert Petkoff ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 48 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Prize and The Quest reveals how climate battles and energy revolutions are mapping our futureA new type of Cold War is emerging between China and the West. . The global order is being simultaneously shaken by climate change and the shale revolution in oil and gas - and now by the coronavirus. Controversial fracking technology has ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

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    How Europe Underdeveloped Africa

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

    Unabridged

    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

    $36.99 AUD

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    The Sovereign Individual

    Mastering the Transition to the Information Age

    Unabridged

    19 hours 20 min

    INCLUDES A NEW PREFACE WRITTEN BY PETER THIEL, FOUNDER OF PAYPAL!Two renowned investment advisors and authors of the bestseller The Great Reckoning bring to light both currents of disaster and the potential for prosperity and renewal in the face of radical changes in human history as we move into the next century.The Sovereign Individual details strategies necessary for adapting financially to the ... Read more

    $51.99 AUD

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    A Brief History of Equality

    Narrated by Fred Sanders ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 44 min

    The world’s leading economist of inequality presents a short but sweeping and surprisingly optimistic history of human progress toward equality despite crises, disasters, and backsliding, a perfect introduction to the ideas developed in his monumental earlier books.It is easy to be pessimistic about inequality. We know it has increased dramatically in many parts of the world over the past two ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Discrimination and Disparities

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

    Unabridged

    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

    $29.99 AUD

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    The Crisis of Democratic Capitalism

    by Martin Wolf ...
    Narrated by John Lee ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 16 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Liberal democracy is in recession and authoritarianism is on the rise. The ties that ought to bind open markets to free and fair elections are being strained and spurned, even in democracy's notional heartlands. Around the world, powerful voices argue that capitalism is better without democracy; others that democracy is better without capitalism. This book is a forceful ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    The Entrepreneurial State

    Debunking Public vs. Private Sector Myths

    Narrated by Amy Finegan ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 41 min

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of The Entrepreneurial State by Mariana Mazzucato, read by Amy Finegan.According to conventional wisdom, innovation is best left to the dynamic entrepreneurs of the private sector, and government should get out of the way. But what if all this was wrong? What if, from Silicon Valley to medical breakthroughs, the public sector has been the boldest and most ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

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    The Coming of Neo-Feudalism

    A Warning to the Global Middle Class

    by Joel Kotkin ...
    Narrated by Traber Burns ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 33 min

    Following a remarkable epoch of greater dispersion of wealth and opportunity, we are inexorably returning towards a more feudal era marked by greater concentration of wealth and property, reduced upward mobility, demographic stagnation, and increased dogmatism. If the last seventy years saw a massive expansion of the middle class, not only in America but in much of the developed world, today that ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

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    The Capital Order

    How Economists Invented Austerity and Paved the Way to Fascism

    Narrated by Susan Ericksen ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 26 min

    For more than a century, governments facing financial crisis have resorted to the economic policies of austerity-cuts to wages, fiscal spending, and public benefits-as a path to solvency. Today, an important question remains: What if solvency was never the goal? In The Capital Order, political economist Clara E. Mattei explores the intellectual origins of austerity to uncover its originating ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Bait and Switch

    The (Futile) Pursuit of the American Dream

    Narrated by Anne Twomey ...

    Unabridged

    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

    $23.99 AUD

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    Monsoon

    The Indian Ocean and the Future of American Power

    Narrated by John Pruden ...

    Unabridged

    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

    $32.99 AUD

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    Why Marx Was Right

    2nd Edition

    Narrated by Roger Clark ...

    Unabridged

    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

    $29.99 AUD

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    The Real Crash

    America's Coming Bankruptcy - How to Save Yourself and Your Country

    Narrated by Oliver Wyman ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 55 min

    For over 30% new material including many startling developments that have occurred in the past few years, check out The Real Crash Fully Revised and Updated Edition, on sale now.You might be thinking everything's okay: the stock market is on the rise, jobs are growing, the worst of it is over.You'd be wrong.In The Real Crash, New York Times bestselling author Peter D. Schiff argues that America is ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD

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    Plunder

    Private Equity's Plan to Pillage America

    Narrated by Kevin Kenerly ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 37 min

    The authoritative exposé of private equity: what it is, how it kills businesses and jobs, how the government helps, and how we stop itPrivate equity surrounds us. Firms like Blackstone, Carlyle, and KKR are among the largest employers in America and hold assets that rival those of small countries. Yet few understand what these firms are or how they work.In Plunder, Brendan Ballou explains how ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Why Empires Fall

    Rome, America and the Future of the West

    Narrated by Sid Sagar ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 55 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Over the last three centuries, the West rose to dominate the planet. Then, suddenly, around the turn of the millennium, history reversed. Faced with economic stagnation and internal political division, the West has found itself in freefall.This is not the first time the global order has witnessed such a dramatic rise and fall. The Roman Empire followed a similar arc from ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

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    Infiltrated

    How to Stop the Insiders and Activists Who Are Exploiting the Financial Crisis to Control Our Lives and Our Fortunes

    Narrated by Tim Lundeen ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 41 min

    What Every American Needs to Know About the War on Free Enterprise--and Freedom Itself America: be warned. A new wave of financial reformers has infiltrated our public institutions at both the state and national levels. A growing army of self-proclaimed activists, philanthropists, and politicians has infiltrated not only the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, but the FDIC, the Treasury, and ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Collapse of 2020, The

    Unabridged

    1 hour 39 min

    In this short, powerful, and thoroughly documented book Kirkpatrick Sale, who has been on the cutting edge of American social commentary for fifty years, makes a compelling case for the dangers that this world faces now and the real possibility of the imminent collapse of civilization as we know it. It is a work that is a must-read for those who are prepared to figure out how to survive this ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus