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    The Deficit Myth

    Modern Monetary Theory and How to Build a Better Economy

    Narrated by Stephanie Kelton ...


    10 hours 52 min

    'Game-changing ... Read it!' - Mariana Mazzucato In a world of epic, overlapping crises, Stephanie Kelton is an indispensable source of moral clarity ... the truths that she teaches about money, debt, and deficits give us the tools we desperately need to build a safe future for all. Read it - then put it to use. - Naomi KleinThe leading thinker and most visible public advocate of modern ... Read more

    $37.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    How Democracies Die

    The International Bestseller: What History Reveals About Our Future

    Narrated by Fred Sanders ...


    8 hours 24 min

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of How Democracies Die by Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt, read by Fred Sanders.Two Harvard professors explain the dangerous world we face todayDemocracies can die with a coup d'état - or they can die slowly. This happens most deceptively when in piecemeal fashion, with the election of an authoritarian leader, the abuse of governmental power and the ... Read more

    $18.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man

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


    12 hours 22 min

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

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    AI Superpowers

    China, Silicon Valley, and the New World Order

    by Kai-Fu Lee ...
    Narrated by Mikael Naramore ...


    9 hours 28 min

    Here are two well-known facts:Artificial Intelligence is reshaping the world as we know it.The United States has long been, and remains, the global leader in AI.That first fact is correct. But in his provocative new book, Dr. Kai-Fu Lee—one of the world's most respected experts on AI—reveals that China has suddenly caught up to the US at an astonishingly rapid pace. As the US-Sino competition ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Stress Test

    Reflections on Financial Crises

    Narrated by Timothy F. Geithner ...


    18 hours 23 min

    **New York Times BestsellerWashington Post BestsellerLos Angeles Times BestsellerStress Test is the story of Tim Geithner’s education in financial crises.**As president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and then as President Barack Obama’s secretary of the Treasury, Timothy F. Geithner helped the United States navigate the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, from boom to bust ... Read more

    $37.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Basic Economics, Fifth Edition

    A Common Sense Guide to the Economy

    by Thomas Sowell ...
    Narrated by Tom Weiner ...


    23 hours 47 min

    In this fifth edition of Basic Economics, Thomas Sowell revises and updates his popular book on commonsense economics, bringing the world into clearer focus through a basic understanding of the fundamental economic principles and how they explain our lives. Drawing on lively examples from around the world and from centuries of history, Sowell explains basic economic principles for the general ... Read more

    $44.85 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Chaos of Brexit

    The majority carries the vote

    Narrated by Steve Miller ...


    1 hour 10 min

    This book has a timely message as the UK attempts to struggle out of the chaos of Brexit.It asks the question, should the majority carry the vote? If the answer to that question is yes then we have a lot to consider. Do our leaders always serve us well? Have they got our interests before their own? Should we just follow like sheep? The author asks some searching questions and finds some disturbing ... Read more

    $4.42 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Government Leader’s Field Guide to Organizational Agility

    How to Navigate Complex and Turbulent Times


    6 hours 13 min

    This is the first book to fully adapt the principles of agility for government leaders who want to make their organizations more effective and nimble while better serving their public mission.This practical resource will equip government leaders at all levels with evidence-based, hands-on guidance for transforming their organizations, enabling them to better serve the public and their customers. ... Read more

    $40.71 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

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Unto This Last - une paraphrase

    Narrated by Christian Baltauss ...


    56 min

    "Unto this last" est un essai de John Ruskin de 1860, qui critique de l'économie capitaliste du 18e et 19e siècle, et est généralement considéré comme étant un précurseur de l'économie sociale. Ce texte fut violemment critiqué après sa publication. C'est en 1904, en Afrique du Sud, que Gandhi lit pour la première fois ce texte, qui aura une influence énorme sur ses convictions. En 1908, il adapte ... Read more

    $6.79 AUD

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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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    The Body Economic

    Why Austerity Kills

    Narrated by Tim Andres Pabon ...


    6 hours 41 min

    Politicians have talked endlessly about the seismic economic and social impacts of the recent financial crisis, but many continue to ignore its disastrous effects on human health-and have even exacerbated them, by adopting harsh austerity measures and cutting key social programs at a time when constituents need them most. The result, as pioneering public health experts David Stuckler and Sanjay ... Read more

    $41.90 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Common Sense

    The Investor's Guide to Equality, Opportunity, and Growth

    Narrated by Barry Abrams ...


    3 hours 51 min

    The United States is supposed to offer economic opportunity to everyone. So why are so many people left out in the cold? Globalization and technological change have ravaged the workforce. Hostile immigration policies actually keep Americans from getting jobs. Our education system is deeply unequal, denying opportunity to millions right from the start. Still, we can't seem to break from the status ... Read more

    $19.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Superpower Showdown

    How the Battle between Trump and Xi Threatens a New Cold War

    Narrated by Rick Adamson ...


    15 hours 40 min

    This is the inside story of the US–China trade war, how relations between these superpowers unraveled, darkening prospects for global peace and prosperity, as told by two Wall Street Journal reporters, one based in Washington, D.C., the other in Beijing, who have had more access to the decision makers in the White House and in China’s Zhongnanhai leadership compound than anyone else.The trade ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Darwin Economy

    Liberty, Competition, and the Common Good

    Narrated by Walter Dixon ...


    8 hours 23 min

    Who was the greater economist--Adam Smith or Charles Darwin? The question seems absurd. Darwin, after all, was a naturalist, not an economist. But Robert Frank, New York Times economics columnist and best-selling author of The Economic Naturalist, predicts that within the next century Darwin will unseat Smith as the intellectual founder of economics. The reason, Frank argues, is that Darwin's ... Read more

    $37.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    If Then

    How One Data Company Invented the Future

    by Jill Lepore ...
    Narrated by Jill Lepore ...


    10 hours 39 min

    Radio 4's Book of the WeekA Financial Times Book of the YearShortlisted for the 2020 Financial Times / McKinsey Business Book of the YearLonglisted for the National Book Award'The story of the original data science hucksters of the 1960s is hilarious, scathing and sobering - what you might get if you crossed Mad Men with Theranos' David RuncimanThe Simulmatics Corpor... ... Read more

    $37.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    25 лет новой российской банковской системе

    История первой пятилетки, прослушанная и записанная Николаем Кротовым

    Narrated by Nikolay Krotov ...


    14 hours 49 min

    История создания и развития современной российской банковской отрасли. Агония СССР конца 80-х и лихие 90-е в зеркале истории коммерческих банков. ... Read more

    $3.73 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The End the Free Market

    Who Wins the War Between States and Corporations?

    by Ian Bremmer ...
    Narrated by Willis Sparks ...


    7 hours 10 min

    Understanding the rise of state capitalism and its threat to global free markets The End of the Free Market details the growing phenomenon of state capitalism, a system in which governments drive local economies through ownership of market-dominant companies and large pools of excess capital, using them for political gain. This trend threatens America's competitive edge and the conduct of free ... Read more

    $44.90 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Fed and Lehman Brothers

    Setting the Record Straight on a Financial Disaster

    Narrated by David Colacci ...


    9 hours 11 min

    The bankruptcy of the investment bank Lehman Brothers was the pivotal event of the 2008 financial crisis and the Great Recession that followed. Ever since the bankruptcy, there has been heated debate about why the Federal Reserve did not rescue Lehman in the same way it rescued other financial institutions, such as Bear Stearns and AIG. The Fed's leaders from that time, especially former Chairman ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Scandal of Money

    Why Wall Street Recovers but the Economy Never Does

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


    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

    $25.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Occupy Handbook


    17 hours 26 min

    Analyzing the movement's deep-seated origins in questions that the country has sought too long to ignore, some of the greatest economic minds and most incisive cultural commentators - from Paul Krugman, Robin Wells, Michael Lewis, Robert Reich, Amy Goodman, Barbara Ehrenreich, Gillian Tett, Scott Turow, Bethany McLean, Brandon Adams, and Tyler Cowen to prominent labor leaders and young, cutting ... Read more

    $22.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Politics at Work

    How Companies Turn Their Workers into Lobbyists


    10 hours 32 min

    Employers are increasingly recruiting their workers into politics to change elections and public policy-sometimes in coercive ways. Using a diverse array of evidence, including national surveys of workers and employers, as well as in-depth interviews with top corporate managers, Alexander Hertel-Fernandez's Politics at Work explains why mobilization of workers has become an appealing corporate ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    To Dare More Boldly

    The Audacious Story of Political Risk

    Narrated by Matthew Waterson ...


    9 hours 46 min

    Our baffling new multipolar world grows ever more complex, desperately calling for new ways of thinking, particularly when it comes to political risk. To Dare More Boldly provides those ways, telling the story of the rise of political risk analysis, both as a discipline and a lucrative high-stakes industry that guides the strategic decisions of corporations and governments around the world. It ... Read more

    $44.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    La batalla por el paraíso

    Puerto Rico y el capitalismo del desastre

    by Naomi Klein ...
    Narrated by Valentina Latina ...


    2 hours 4 min

    Entre los escombros del huracán Maria, los puertorriqueños y los “Puertopians” ultra-ricos están atrapados en una batalla campal sobre cómo reconstruir la isla. En esta vital y asombrosa investigación, la autora de best-sellers y activista Naomi Klein, revela cómo las fuerzas de las políticas de "shock" y del capitalismo del desastre, buscan minar la visión radical y resiliente de una recuperación ... Read more

    $22.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial