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The Sky's the Limit: Passion and Property in Manhattan
4.1 out of 5 stars with 63 reviews
Steven Gaines takes us from New York's most expensive condominiums and co-ops to the offices of its most powerful real estate brokers to reveal the outlandish displays of ego, bad behavior, and status hunger that come into play when the best addresses in the city are on the line.
With his signature elan, Gaines weaves a gossipy tapestry of brokers, buyers, co-op boards, and eccentric landlords and tells of the apartment hunting and renovating adventures of many celebrities: From Tommy
The Real Crash: America's Coming Bankruptcy - How to Save Yourself and Your Country
4.6 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
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 best-selling author Peter D. Schiff argues that America is enjoying a government-inflated bubble, one that reality will explode... with disastrous consequences for the economy and for each of us.
Schiff demonstrates how the infusion of billions of dollars of stimulus money has only dug a deeper hole: The United States government
No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies
4.1 out of 5 stars with 137 reviews
With a new Afterword to the 2002 edition. No Logo employs journalistic savvy and personal testament to detail the insidious practices and far-reaching effects of corporate marketing-and the powerful potential of a growing activist sect that will surely alter the course of the 21st century. First published before the World Trade Organization protests in Seattle, this is an infuriating, inspiring, and altogether pioneering work of cultural criticism that investigates money, marketing, and the
Wealth and Poverty: A New Edition for the Twenty-First Century
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
4.9 out of 5 stars with 63 reviews
Hailed as ''the guide to capitalism'', the New York Times best seller Wealth and Poverty is one of the most influential economics books of all time and has sold more than one million copies since its first release. In this modern classic, Gilder affirms the moral superiority of free-market capitalism and explains why supply-side economics is more effective at decreasing poverty than government-regulated markets.
Now, in a completely updated edition of Wealth and Poverty, Gilder compares
Knowledge and Power: The Information Theory of Capitalism and How It Is Revolutionizing Our World
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
4.0 out of 5 stars with 131 reviews
Just when our economy desperately needs a new direction, Ronald Reagan's most quoted living author - George Gilder - is back with an all-new paradigm-shifting theory of capitalism that will upturn conventional wisdom.
America's struggling economy needs a better philosophy than the college student's lament,''I can't be out of money, I still have checks in my checkbook!'' We've tried a government spending spree, and we've learned it doesn't work. Now is the time to rededicate our country to the
A World of Three Zeros: The New Economics of Zero Poverty, Zero Unemployment, and Zero Net Carbon Emissions
4.7 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
A winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and best-selling author of Banker to the Poor offers his vision of an emerging new economic system that can save humankind and the planet.
Muhammad Yunus, who created microcredit, invented social business, and earned a Nobel Peace Prize for his work in alleviating poverty, is one of today's most trenchant social critics. Now he declares it's time to admit that the capitalist engine is broken - that in its current form it inevitably leads to rampant