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Economic Policy Audiobooks

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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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    Consequences of Capitalism

    Manufacturing Discontent and Resistance

    Narrated by Donald Corren ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 10 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.An essential primer on capitalism, politics and how the world works, based on the hugely popular undergraduate lecture series 'What is Politics?'Is there an alternative to capitalism? In this landmark text Chomsky and Waterstone chart a critical map for a more just and sustainable society.'Covid-19 has revealed glaring failures and monstrous brutalities in the current ... Read more

    $22.99 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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    Why Nations Fail

    The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty

    Narrated by Dan Woren ...

    Unabridged

    17 hours 55 min

    Brilliant and engagingly written, Why Nations Fail answers the question that has stumped the experts for centuries: Why are some nations rich and others poor, divided by wealth and poverty, health and sickness, food and famine?Is it culture, the weather, geography? Perhaps ignorance of what the right policies are?Simply, no. None of these factors is either definitive or destiny. Otherwise, how to ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    The Internet Con

    How to Seize the Means of Computation

    by Cory Doctorow ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 6 min

    When the tech platforms promised a future of "connection," they were lying. They said their "walled gardens" would keep us safe, but those were prison walls.The platforms locked us into their systems and made us easy pickings, ripe for extaction. Twitter, Facebook and other Big Tech platforms hard to leave by design. They hold hostage the people we love, the communities that matter to us, the ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

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    The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man

    by John Perkins ...
    Narrated by Tom Taylorson ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 22 min

    Shocking bestseller: the original version of this astonishing tell-all book spent seventy-three weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, has sold more than 1.25 million copies, and has been translated into more than thirty languages.New revelations: featuring fifteen explosive new chapters, this expanded edition of Perkins’s classic bestseller brings the story of economic hit men (EHMs) up to ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Capital and Ideology

    Narrated by Rick Adamson ...

    Unabridged

    48 hours 57 min

    The epic successor to one of the most important books of the century: at once a retelling of global history, a scathing critique of contemporary politics, and a bold proposal for a new and fairer economic systemThomas Piketty’s bestselling Capital in the Twenty-First Century galvanized global debate about inequality. In this audacious follow-up, Piketty challenges us to revolutionize how we think ... Read more

    $58.99 AUD

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    The Value of Everything

    Making and Taking in the Global Economy

    Narrated by Amy Finegan ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 34 min

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of The Value of Everything by Mariana Mazzucato, read by Amy Finegan.Who really creates wealth in our world? And how do we decide the value of what they do? At the heart of today's financial and economic crisis is a problem hiding in plain sight.In modern capitalism, value-extraction is rewarded more highly than value-creation: the productive process that ... Read more

    $19.99 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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    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 Westminster Works . . . and Why It Doesn't

    The instant Sunday Times bestseller from the ultimate political insider

    by Ian Dunt ...
    Narrated by Ian Dunt ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 9 min

    Features and Audio exclusive interview with Dorian LynskeyBritish politics is broken.Anyone sitting down to watch the news will get the sense that something has gone terribly wrong. We have prime ministers who detonate the economy, secretaries of state who are intellectually incapable of doing the job and MPs who seem temperamentally unsuited to the role. Expertise is denigrated. Lies are rewarded ... Read more

    $44.99 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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    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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    Globalists

    The End of Empire and the Birth of Neoliberalism

    Narrated by Joe Barrett ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 15 min

    Neoliberals hate the state. Or do they? In the first intellectual history of neoliberal globalism, Quinn Slobodian follows a group of thinkers from the ashes of the Habsburg Empire to the creation of the World Trade Organization to show that neoliberalism emerged less to shrink government and abolish regulations than to redeploy them at a global level. Slobodian begins in Austria in the 1920s. ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Prosperity without Growth

    Foundations for the Economy of Tomorrow

    by Tim Jackson ...
    Narrated by Quentin Cooper ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 46 min

    What can prosperity possibly mean in a world of environmental and social limits? Pity debate, Tim Jackson’s piercing challenge to conventional economics openly questioned the most highly prized goal of politicians and economists alike: the continued pursuit of exponential economic growth. Its findings provoked controversy, inspired debate and led to a new wave of research building on its arguments ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    Red Flags

    Why Xi’s China Is in Jeopardy

    by George Magnus ...
    Narrated by Derek Perkins ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours

    Will China rule the world or will its dream turn into a nightmare? George Magnus, the trusted economic commentator on China, provides a penetrating account of the threats to China’s continued rise.Over the past four decades, China’s remarkable transformation has garnered admiration but also sparked concern. Magnus draws on his intimate knowledge of this dynamic nation to uncover the origins of its ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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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

  • Audiobook

    The Scandal of Money

    Why Wall Street Recovers but the Economy Never Does

    by George Gilder ...
    Narrated by Corey M. Snow ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours

    Why do conservatives have such a hard time winning the economic debate in the court of public opinion? Simple, George Gilder says: Conservatives misunderstand economics almost as badly as liberals do. Republicans have been running on tax cut proposals since the era of Harding and Coolidge without seriously addressing the key problems of a global economy in decline. Enough is enough. Gilder, author ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

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    Race for Profit

    How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership

    Narrated by Janina Edwards ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 30 min

    By the late 1960s and early 1970s, reeling from a wave of urban uprisings, politicians finally worked to end the practice of redlining. Reasoning that the turbulence could be calmed by turning Black city-dwellers into homeowners, they passed the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, and set about establishing policies to induce mortgage lenders and the real estate industry to treat Black ... Read more

    $36.99 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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    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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    The Wealth of Nations

    by Adam Smith ...
    Narrated by Gildart Jackson ...

    Unabridged

    36 hours 44 min

    The foundation for all modern economic thought and political economy, The Wealth of Nations is the magnum opus of Scottish economist Adam Smith, who introduces the world to the very idea of economics and capitalism in the modern sense of the words. Smith details his argument in five books: Book I. Of the Causes of Improvement in the Productive Power of Labour Book II. Of the Nature, Accumulation, ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Ever Wonder Why?

    And Other Controversial Essays

    by Thomas Sowell ...
    Narrated by Leon Nixon ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 24 min

    Thomas Sowell takes aim at a range of legal, social, racial, educational, and economic issues in this latest collection of his controversial, never boring, always thought-provoking essays. From "gun control myths" to "mealy mouth media" to "free lunch medicine," Sowell gets to the heart of the matters we all care about with his characteristically unsparing candor. ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Revolting!: How the Establishment are Undermining Democracy and What They’re Afraid Of

    by Mick Hume ...
    Narrated by Andy Cresswell ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 43 min

    A short, sharp intervention in the crucial debate about the future of democracy, which has been brought to a head by events from Brexit to the Trump phenomenon.We live in strange days in the history of democracy.Every serious politician in the Western world supports democracy. Yet when the EU Referendum and American Elections both delivered the ‘wrong’ result, elites challenged the merit of the ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD