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Government & Business Audiobooks

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    The End of the World is Just the Beginning

    Mapping the Collapse of Globalization

    by Peter Zeihan ...
    Narrated by Peter Zeihan ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 44 min

    2019 was the last great year for the world economy.For generations, everything has been getting faster, better, and cheaper. Finally, we reached the point that almost anything you could ever want could be sent to your home within days - even hours - of when you decided you wanted it.America made that happen, but now America has lost interest in keeping it going.Globe-spanning supply chains are ... Read more

    $38.99 USD

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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

    $19.99 USD

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    The Captured Economy

    How the Powerful Enrich Themselves, Slow Down Growth, and Increase Inequality

    Narrated by Shawn Compton ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 26 min

    For years, America has been plagued by slow economic growth and increasing inequality. Yet economists have long taught that there is a tradeoff between equity and efficiency-that is, between making a bigger pie and dividing it more fairly. That is why our current predicament is so puzzling: today, we are faced with both a stagnating economy and sky-high inequality. In The Captured Economy, Brink ... Read more

    $19.99 USD

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    And the Weak Suffer What They Must?

    Europe's Crisis and America's Economic Future

    Unabridged

    10 hours 21 min

    A #1 Sunday Times bestseller [UK]A titanic battle is being waged for Europe's integrity and soul, with the forces of reason and humanism losing out to growing irrationality, authoritarianism, and malice, promoting inequality and austerity. The whole world has a stake in a victory for rationality, liberty, democracy, and humanism.In January 2015, Yanis Varoufakis, an economics professor teaching in ... Read more

    $27.99 USD

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    The Road to Freedom

    Economics and the Good Society

    Narrated by Paul Boehmer ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 38 min

    Forces on the political Right have justified exploitation by cloaking it in the rhetoric of freedom, leading to pharmaceutical companies freely overcharging for medication, a Big Tech free from oversight, politicians free to incite rebellion, corporations free to pollute, and more. How did we get here? In The Road to Freedom, Nobel prize winner Joseph E. Stiglitz dissects America's current ... Read more

    $19.99 USD

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    21st Century Monetary Policy

    The Federal Reserve from the Great Inflation to COVID-19

    Narrated by George Guidall ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 4 min

    21st Century Monetary Policy takes readers inside the Federal Reserve, explaining what it does and why.In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Reserve deployed an extraordinary range of policy tools that helped prevent the collapse of the financial system and the U.S. economy. Chair Jerome Powell and his colleagueslent directly to U.S. businesses, purchased trillions of dollars of ... Read more

    $29.99 USD

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    The Shock Doctrine

    The Rise of Disaster Capitalism

    by Naomi Klein ...
    Narrated by Jennifer Wiltsie ...

    Abridged

    9 hours 1 min

    The bestselling author of No Logo shows how the global "free market" has exploited crises and shock for three decades, from Chile to IraqIn her groundbreaking reporting, Naomi Klein introduced the term "disaster capitalism." Whether covering Baghdad after the U.S. occupation, Sri Lanka in the wake of the tsunami, or New Orleans post-Katrina, she witnessed something remarkably similar. People still ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

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    Blood and Oil

    Mohammed bin Salman's Ruthless Quest for Global Power

    Narrated by Peter Ganim ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 37 min

    From award-winning Wall Street Journal reporters comes a revelatory look at the inner workings of the world's most powerful royal family, and how the struggle for succession produced Saudi Arabia's charismatic but ruthless Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, aka MBS.35-year-old Mohammed bin Salman's sudden rise stunned the world. Political and business leaders such as former UK prime minister Tony ... Read more

    $31.99 USD

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    Make It in America

    The Case for Re-Inventing the Economy

    Narrated by Dick Hill ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 46 min

    We used to make things in this country. We were the dazzling innovators, the undisputed world economic leaders, and with our manufacturing engine driving the process, we built a solid, high-achieving middle class and a thriving economy. Now, thanks to policies that are either indifferent-or downright hostile-to manufacturing, we're at the brink of losing it all. If you think this won't affect you, ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

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    Small Company Big Business - how to get your small business ready to do business with big business

    by Bronwyn Reid ...
    Narrated by Bronwyn Reid, Dave Stokes ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 31 min

    At some point, every small business will have to take on a contract with a large organisation if they are going to grow. But less than 15% of small companies are actually ready to take this step.Over more than 20 years in business, Bronwyn Reid has seen time and time again how winning one, initial contract with a “big name” can be the spark that lets a small company realise its potential growth. ... Read more

    $11.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Between Debt and the Devil

    Money, Credit, and Fixing Global Finance

    Narrated by Richard Lyddon ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 17 min

    A classic book now available on audioWith narration by Richard Lyddon, who reveals why our addiction to debt caused the global financial crisis and is the root of our financial woesAdair Turner became chairman of Britain's Financial Services Authority just as the global financial crisis struck in 2008, and he played a leading role in redesigning global financial regulation. In this eye-opening ... Read more

    $18.99 USD

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    Going Public

    My Adventures Inside the SEC and How to Prevent the Next Devastating Crisis

    by Norm Champ ...
    Narrated by Steven Roy Grimsley ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 52 min

    An insider's look at the SEC and the changes needed to strengthen the U.S. financial system In 2008, Americans were reeling from the devastating financial crisis that caused the Great Recession. There were searing questions about how the crisis was allowed to happen and calls for immediate reform from Capital Hill, the news media, and the general public. Multiple scandals sent real fear through ... Read more

    $19.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    Creating Room to Read

    A Story of Hope in the Battle for Global Literacy

    by John Wood ...
    Narrated by Sean Pratt ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 24 min

    The inspirational story of a former Microsoft executive's quest to build libraries around the world and share the love of books What's happened since John Wood left Microsoft to change the world? Just ask six million kids in the poorest regions of Asia and Africa. In 1999, at the age of thirty-five, Wood quit a lucrative career to found the nonprofit Room to Read. Described by the San Francisco ... Read more

    $34.99 USD

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    Chaos of Brexit

    The majority carries the vote

    Narrated by Steve Miller ...

    Unabridged

    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

    $2.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    The Big Con

    The True Story of How Washington Got Hoodwinked and Hijacked by Crackpot Economics

    Narrated by David Drummond ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 17 min

    The Big Con is a brilliantly revealing look at how the radical ideas of a small group of economic hucksters have taken over the American political system and perverted our nation's policies. American politics has been hijacked. Not by "neocons" or "theocons," but by a fringe group of economic extremists obsessed with radical ideas that favor no one but themselves and their business interests. With ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    Toyota Production System

    Beyond Large-Scale Production

    by Taiichi Ohno ...
    Narrated by Ralph Lowenstein, John Chancer ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 27 min

    In this classic text, Taiichi Ohno - inventor of the Toyota Production System and Lean manufacturing - shares the genius that sets him apart as one of the most disciplined and creative thinkers of our time. Combining his candid insights with a rigorous analysis of Toyota's attempts at Lean production, Ohno's book explains how Lean principles can improve any production endeavor. A historical and ... Read more

    $67.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    Second Shift

    The Inside Story of the Keep GM Movement

    Unabridged

    3 min

    The dynamic, collaborative management model that saved a U.S. manufacturing city When car-making giant General Motors decided to close its plant in Lansing, Michigan, in 1996, one person-the city's newly elected mayor-stood up and said “no.” Initially, it was the cry of a man in the wilderness. Not once in its century-long history had GM reversed a decision to close a plant. But Mayor David ... Read more

    $19.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    The Alchemists

    Three Central Bankers and a World on Fire

    by Neil Irwin ...
    Narrated by Walter Dixon ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 15 min

    When the first fissures became visible to the naked eye in August 2007, suddenly the most powerful men in the world were three men who were never elected to public office. They were the leaders of the world's three most important central banks: Ben Bernanke of the U.S. Federal Reserve, Mervyn King of the Bank of England, and Jean-Claude Trichet of the European Central Bank. Over the next five ... Read more

    $39.99 USD

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    A Passion for Leadership

    Lessons on Change and Reform from Fifty Years of Public Service

    Narrated by George Newbern ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 5 min

    From the former secretary of defense and author of the acclaimed #1 best-selling memoir Duty, a characteristically direct, informed, and urgent assessment of why big institutions are failing us and how smart, committed leadership can effect real improvement regardless of scale.Across the realms of civic and private enterprise alike, bureaucracies vitally impact our security, freedoms, and everyday ... Read more

    $20.99 USD

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    The Sack of Detroit

    General Motors and the End of American Enterprise

    by Kenneth Whyte ...
    Narrated by Charles Constant ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 56 min

    **"Vigorous, provocative... The Sack of Detroit is compelling, bold and stylishly written."—Barbara Spindel, The Wall Street JournalA provocative, revelatory history of the epic rise—and unnecessary fall—of the U.S. automotive industry, uncovering the vivid story of innovation, politics, and business that led to a sudden, seismic shift in American priorities that is still felt today, from the ... Read more

    $22.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    The Fed Unbound

    Central Banking in a Time of Crisis

    by Lev Menand ...
    Narrated by Mark Deakins ...
    Series series Columbia Global Reports

    Unabridged

    3 hours 51 min

    Do the Fed’s efforts to stabilize the economy worsen inequality?The Federal Reserve, the U.S. central bank, was built for a monetary system composed primarily of investor-owned, government-chartered banks. But over the years, the erosion of banking law and the rise of alternative forms of money created outside of the banking system have pushed the Fed to take on more and more responsibilities to ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

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    Meltdown

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

    Narrated by Alan Sklar ...

    Unabridged

    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

    $16.99 USD

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    Monopolies Suck

    7 Ways Big Corporations Rule Your Life and How to Take Back Control

    by Sally Hubbard ...
    Narrated by Vivienne Leheny ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 45 min

    An urgent and witty manifesto, Monopolies Suck “lucidly explains how monopolies threaten democracy, worsen inequality, and imperil the American Dream—and why it’s more important than ever to take action” (David Cicilline).Something’s not right. No matter how hard you work, life seems to only get harder. When your expenses keep going up but your income stays flat, when you’re price-gouged buying ... Read more

    $19.99 USD

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    Cogs and Monsters

    What Economics Is, and What It Should Be

    by Diane Coyle ...
    Narrated by Gina Rogers ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 12 min

    Digital technology, big data, big tech, machine learning, and AI are revolutionizing both the tools of economics and the phenomena it seeks to measure, understand, and shape. In Cogs and Monsters, Diane Coyle explores the enormous problems-but also opportunities-facing economics today if it is to respond effectively to these dizzying changes and help policymakers solve the world's crises. ... Read more

    $19.99 USD