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  • Humankind

    A Hopeful History

    THE SUNDAY TIMES AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA Guardian, Daily Telegraph, New Statesman and Daily Express Book of the Year'Hugely, highly and happily recommended'Stephen Fry'You should read Humankind. You'll learn a lot (I did) and you'll have good reason to feel better about the human race'Tim Harf... ... Read more

    $15.72 AUD

  • Quarterly Essay 70 Dead Right

    How Neoliberalism Ate Itself and What Comes Next

    series Quarterly Essay #70
    How did the big banks get away with so much for so long? Why are so many aged-care residents malnourished? And when did arms manufacturers start sponsoring the Australian War Memorial?In this passionate essay, Richard Denniss explores what neoliberalism has done to Australian society. For decades, we have been led to believe that the private sector does everything better, that governments can’t ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Economics in One Lesson

    The Shortest and Surest Way to Understand Basic Economics

    by Henry Hazlitt ...
    With over a million copies sold, Economics in One Lesson is an essential guide to the basics of economic theory. A fundamental influence on modern libertarianism, Hazlitt defends capitalism and the free market from economic myths that persist to this day.Considered among the leading economic thinkers of the “Austrian School,” which includes Carl Menger, Ludwig von Mises, Friedrich (F.A.) Hayek, ... Read more

    $20.45 AUD

  • Small Is Beautiful

    A Study of Economics as if People Mattered

    Small is Beautiful is E. F. Schumacher's stimulating and controversial study of economics and its purpose. This remarkable book examines our modern economic system - its use of resources and impact on how we live - questioning whether they reflect what we truly care about. The revolutionary ideas are as pertinent, inspirational and thought-provoking today as when they were first published in 1973. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Price of Tomorrow: Why Deflation is the Key to an Abundant Future

    by Jeff Booth ...
    We live in an extraordinary time. Technological advances are happening at a rate faster than our ability to understand them, and in a world that moves faster than we can imagine, we cannot afford to stand still. These advances bring efficiency and abundance—and they are profoundly deflationary.Our economic systems were built for a pre-technology era when labour and capital were inextricably linked ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • King of Capital

    The Remarkable Rise, Fall, and Rise Again of Steve Schwarzman and Blackstone

    The story of Steve Schwarzman, Blackstone, and a financial revolution, King of Capital is the greatest untold success story on Wall Street.In King of Capital, David Carey and John Morris show how Blackstone (and other private equity firms) transformed themselves from gamblers, hostile-takeover artists, and ‘barbarians at the gate’ into disciplined, risk-conscious investors while the financial ... Read more

    $8.57 AUD

  • The Zero Marginal Cost Society

    The Internet of Things, the Collaborative Commons, and the Eclipse of Capitalism

    by Jeremy Rifkin ...
    In The Zero Marginal Cost Society, New York Times bestselling author Jeremy Rifkin describes how the emerging Internet of Things is speeding us to an era of nearly free goods and services, precipitating the meteoric rise of a global Collaborative Commons and the eclipse of capitalism.Rifkin uncovers a paradox at the heart of capitalism that has propelled it to greatness but is now taking it to its ... Read more

    $16.82 AUD

  • A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things

    A Guide to Capitalism, Nature, and the Future of the Planet

    Nature, Money, Work, Care, Food, Energy, and Lives.These are the seven things that have made our world and will continue to shape its future. By making these things cheap, modern commerce has controlled, transformed, and devastated the Earth.In A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things, Raj Patel and Jason W. Moore present a new approach to analyzing today’s planetary emergencies. Bringing the ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Mission Economy

    A Moonshot Guide to Changing Capitalism

    'One of the most influential economists in the world' WiredEven before the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, capitalism was stuck. It had no answers to a host of problems, including disease, inequality, the digital divide and, perhaps most blatantly, the environmental crisis. Taking her inspiration from the 'moonshot' programmes which successfully co-ordinated public and private sectors on a massive ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Capitalism without Capital

    The Rise of the Intangible Economy

    The first comprehensive account of the growing dominance of the intangible economyEarly in the twenty-first century, a quiet revolution occurred. For the first time, the major developed economies began to invest more in intangible assets, like design, branding, R&D, and software, than in tangible assets, like machinery, buildings, and computers. For all sorts of businesses, from tech firms and ... Read more

    $24.63 AUD

  • The Billion Dollar Secret: 20 Principles of Billionaire Wealth and Success

    Based on face-to-face interviews with over 20 self-made billionaires.There are thousands of books on millionaire thinking. The knowledge they offer isn’t enough to get you to the highest ranks of wealth. The richest people of our times are billionaires. Only 1 in 5 million world citizens belongs to this group. Billionaires are extremely rare, and their mindset differs hugely from that of ordinary ... Read more

    $9.01 AUD $6.37 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Day the World Stops Shopping

    How ending consumerism gives us a better life and a greener world

    We can't stop shopping but we must stop shopping - the consumer dilemma that defines our lives and our future. What would happen if we did?We are using up the planet at almost double the rate it can regenerate. To support our economies, we're told we must shop now like we've never shopped before. And whilst we can do it more responsibly, the scale of our consumption remains the biggest factor in ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Wrong Way

    How Privatisation and Economic Reform Backfired

    Since the 1980s, successive waves of ‘economic reform’ have radically changed the Australian economy.We have seen privatisation, deregulation, marketisation, and the contracting out of government services such as transport and education. For three decades, there has been a virtual consensus among the major political parties, policy makers and commentators as to the desirability of the neoliberal ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Wealth of Nations

    by Adam Smith ...
    The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith is a comprehensive look at the economics of the Industrial Revolution. Smith explains the benefits of a free market economy showing the ways in which it makes a more productive society. The book is part of the foundation of classical economics. ... Read more

    $4.48 AUD

  • Introduction to Economics

    series Real Economics
    There are lots of people who pretend to understand Economics, but there are very few who really do understand Economics. If you dive into Economics and race towards your exams without taking the time to properly understand the key concepts at the heart of the subject, it will hardly be a surprise if you end up amongst the fakers rather than amongst the true experts. This book is intended for ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • Timeless Classics: The Wealth of Nations (Illustrated Edition)

    by Adam Smith ...
    While the American Revolution was underway, Adam Smith published An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, best known as The Wealth of Nations, and he instantly revolutionized economics. His treatise is the most famous economic work in history, and argued that free market economics are the most productive for societies. Laissez-faire economics owe its philosophical ... Read more

    $1.48 AUD

  • Reinventing the Bazaar: A Natural History of Markets

    by John McMillan ...
    Clear, insightful, and nondogmatic, this book gives us a new appreciation for one of our most ubiquitous institutions.From the wild swings of the stock market to the online auctions of eBay to the unexpected twists of the world's post-Communist economies, markets have suddenly become quite visible. We now have occasion to ask, "What makes these institutions work? How important are they? How can we ... Read more

    $21.11 AUD

  • Capitalism, Alone

    The Future of the System That Rules the World

    For the first time in history, the globe is dominated by one economic system. Capitalism prevails because it delivers prosperity and meets desires for autonomy. But it also is unstable and morally defective. Surveying the varieties and futures of capitalism, Branko Milanovic offers creative solutions to improve a system that isn’t going anywhere. ... Read more

    $35.96 AUD $23.97 AUD

  • Jillian

    by Halle Butler ...
    From the author of the 'great' (Dolly Alderton), 'terrific' (Zadie Smith) The New Me, comes a subversive, hilarious portrait of two colleagues, each more like the other than they would care to admit.'Wretchedly riveting' Jia Tolentino, New Yorker'Butler is an essential contemporary voice' Literary Hub'A master of writing about work and its discontents' The Millions</strong... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Discrimination and Disparities

    by Thomas Sowell ...
    An enlarged edition of Thomas Sowell's brilliant examination of the origins of economic disparitiesEconomic 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 ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

  • The Great Offshore Grounds

    Longlisted for the National Book Award for Fiction

    'A magnificent beast of a novel' Roxane Gay'It blew me away' Emma Donoghue'Large in scope and heart' Patrick deWitt'Unforgettable' Nathan Hill'A blast' Karen RussellOn the day of their estranged father's wedding, half-sisters Cheyenne and Livy set off to claim their inheritance. It's been years since the two have seen each other - Cheyenne is newly back in Seattle after ... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD $12.99 AUD

  • The Hungry Spirit

    New Thinking for a New World

    by Charles Handy ...
    With his characteristically very personal anecdotal style, Charles Handy analyses how materialistic capitalism is self-limiting, how efficiency may be the enemy of a cohesive society, and examines the false certainties of science and religion. Offering a carefully considered and compelling alternative vision, the book challenges the status quo on everything from capitalism and organization to goal ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • How to Start a Clothing Company: Learn Branding, Business, Outsourcing, Graphic Design, Fabric, Fashion Line Apparel, Shopify, Fashion, Social Media, and Instagram Marketing Strategy

    How to Start a Clothing Company: Learn Branding, Business, Outsourcing, Graphic Design, Fabric, Fashion Line Apparel, Shopify, Fashion, Social Media, and Instagram Marketing Strategy contains everything you need to know to get your clothing business up and running. By the time you finish, you will be able to start a successful clothing company. There is a lot of information out there about ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Generate Money In Hydroponics

    In 1984, a conglomeration of singers got together to give the world the song "We are the world". This after a catastrophic famine in Sahel Ethiopia. From then on, then on, the world governments have struggled to create food sufficiency in their countries. During the era of Mao Tsetung in China, after the whole world embargoed against his country, he went a head and create food sufficiency for his ... Read more

    $2.97 AUD