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Arguing with zombies : economics, politics, and the fight for a better future / Krugman, Paul R.

"An accessible, compelling introduction to today's major policy issues from columnist, best-selling author, and Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman. There is no better guide than Paul Krugman to basic economics, the ideas that animate much of our public policy. Likewise, there is no better foe of zombie economics, the misunderstandings that just won't die. This delightful new book finds Krugman at his best, turning readers into intelligent consumers of the daily news with quick, vivid sketches of the key concepts behind taxes, health care, international trade, and more. Arguing with Zombies will put Krugman at the front of the debate in the 2020 election year. Building on and expanding his New York Times columns and other writings, it contains short, accessible chapters on topics including the fight for national health care in the United States, the housing bubble and financial meltdown of 2007- 2008, the European Union and Brexit, the attack on Social Security, and the fraudulent argument- the ultimate zombie- that tax cuts for the rich will benefit all"--Provided by publisher.

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Bad blood / Carreyrou, John
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Fraud -- United States
Hematologic equipment industry -- United States.
Theranos (Firm) -- History.

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Black ops advertising : native ads, content marketing, and the covert world of the digital sell / Einstein, Mara

Examines the rise of native advertising and content marketing, which disguise advertising as news or editorial content.

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Blowout / Maddow, Rachel

"Rachel Maddow's Blowout offers a dark, serpentine, riveting tour of the unimaginably lucrative and corrupt oil-and-gas industry. With her trademark black humor, Maddow takes us on a switchback journey around the globe-from Oklahoma City to Siberia to Equatorial Guinea-exposing the greed and incompetence of Big Oil and Gas. She shows how Russia's rich reserves of crude have, paradoxically, stunted its growth, forcing Putin to maintain his power by spreading Russia's rot into its rivals, its neighbors, the United States, and the West's most important alliances. Chevron, BP, and a host of other industry players get their star turn, but ExxonMobil and the deceptively well-behaved Rex Tillerson emerge as two of the past century's most consequential corporate villains. The oil-and-gas industry has weakened democracies in developed and developing countries, fouled oceans and rivers, and propped up authoritarian thieves and killers. But being outraged at it is, according to Maddow, "like being indignant when a lion takes down and eats a gazelle. You can't really blame the lion. It's in her nature.""--Provided by publisher.

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Can you hear me now? : how I found my voice and learned to live with passion and purpose / Caesar-Chavannes, Celina

Canadian businesswoman and former Member of Parliament Celina Caesar-Chavannes discusses her life, time in office, and her views on leadership.

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Cobalt cover-up / Cooper, Lance A.
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Cobalt automobile.
General Motors Corporation -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Liability for traffic accidents -- United States.
Melton, Ken -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Products liability -- Automobiles -- United States.
Trials (Products liability) -- United States.

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Empire of pain : the secret history of the Sackler dynasty / Keefe, Patrick Radden

A history of three generations of the wealthy Sackler family, noted for their philanthropy, whose fortune was built by Valium and whose reputation was ruined by OxyContin. The story begins with three doctor brothers, Raymond, Mortimer, and Arthur. Arthur created the marketing for Valium and bought a drug manufacturer, Purdue Frederick, which would be run by Raymond and Mortimer. Forty years later, Raymond's son Richard ran the family-owned Purdue. And the template Arthur devised to sell Valium, co-opting doctors, influencing the FDA, and downplaying the drug's addictiveness, was used to launch a far more deadly product called OxyContin.

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Evil geniuses : the unmaking of America : a recent history / Andersen, Kurt

"Americans have disabled the government's ability to solve even basic problems, making us vulnerable to the most dangerous demagogue ever to pretend to the White House. Kurt Andersen shows how the masterminds of the economic right rode an unprecedented wave of nostalgia by dressing up their harsh new rich-get-richer system in patriotic old-time drag, making it their mission to take over the government for their purposes alone and convincing the country that the mid-century consensus about the function of the American government was all wrong. Only a writer with Andersen's crackling energy, deep intelligence, and ability to see complex systems with clarity could make such a vital book both intellectually formidable and completely entertaining. In his diagnosis of what happened and what it means for us today, Andersen spares no one, committing to a pinpointing of his own boomer generation as accessories to the great dismantling of the American experiment"--Provided by publisher.


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Get good with money : ten simple steps to becoming financially whole / Aliche, Tiffany

"Introducing the powerful idea of striving for financial wholeness instead of early retirement or millionaire status, Get Good with Money guides us through the ten short-term steps that lead to long-term security. From the simple (best practices for budgeting and saving) to the more sophisticated (investing, taking charge of your credit score, and calculating your insurance needs), Tiffany Aliche shares memorable stories, actionable lists and worksheets, and a you-got-this attitude, ensuring that we can build a solid foundation for a life that's rich in every way"--Provided by publisher.

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Provides access to specialized reference sources that used to be only available in library. eBooks available in this collection are: Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer; Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders; Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine; Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health; Scholarships, Fellowships, and Loans, 22nd ed.; and Nonfiction Literature Classics for Students.

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Scott’s Canadian Business Directory lists Canadian manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, sales agents and business services providers. This information is updated annually.

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