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Philippon, Thomas

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Summary: "American markets, once a model for the world, are giving up on competition. Thomas Philippon blames the unchecked efforts of corporate lobbyists. Instead of earning profits by investing and innovating, powerful firms use political pressure to secure their advantages. The result is less efficient markets, leading to higher prices and lower wages"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.973 PHI

Boyack, Connor

Summary: "Do your kids know how the free market works? Ethan and Emily Tuttle have grown up taking for granted the many things they use: clothes, cars, homes, backpacks--even something as simple as a pencil. In this fun adventure to an amazing factory, the twins learn why even the common pencil is a miracle--one that nobody actually knows how to make--and how the process by which it is made is the key...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Libertas Press 2014

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Gray, John

Summary: Hailed by Kirkus Reviews as both “a convincing analysis of an international economy headed for disaster” and a “powerful challenge to economic orthodoxy,” False Dawn shows that the attempt to impose the Anglo-American-style free market on the world will create a disaster, possibly on the scale of Soviet communism. Even America, the supposed flagship of the new civilization, risks moral and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330 GRA

Summary: In the early 1990s, most of the world had converted to free-market capitalism, setting the stage for a new, and rapidly growing, global economy. Disappearing trade barriers and unrestricted capital flows fueled by a global workforce and furious technological innovation would all transform the world economy. This program examines the promise and perils of globalization, focusing on the story of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2004

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Summary: Provides information about capitalism and how it works, looking at the successes and failures of the economic system, and considering whether it will survive.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Business 2009

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Beck, Glenn

Summary: "In Arguing With Socialists, New York Times bestselling author Glenn Beck arms readers to the teeth with information necessary to debunk the socialist arguments that have once again become popular, and proves that the free market is the only way to go"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Threshold Editions, Mercury Radio Arts 2020

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Lowry, Rich.

Summary: Revered today across the political spectrum, Abraham Lincoln believed in a small but active government in a nation defined by aspiration. He embraced the market and the transportation and communications revolutions beginning to take hold, and helped give birth to the modern industrial economy. Lincoln's vision of an upwardly mobile society that rewards and supports individual striving was...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LINCOLN, ABRAHAM LOW

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Lincoln 2013

Paulson, Henry M.

Summary: "Henry M. Paulson, Jr., former Secretary of the U.S. Treasury and CEO of Goldman Sachs, delivers a behind-the-scenes account of China's rise as an economic superpower. When Hu Jintao, China's then vice president, came to visit the New York Stock Exchange and Ground Zero in 2002, he asked Hank Paulson to be his guide. It was a testament to the pivotal role that Goldman Sachs played in helping...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.9 PAU

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.951 PAU

Stossel, John.

Summary: "New York Times" bestselling journalist John Stossel shows how the expansion of government control is destructive for American society.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Threshold Editions 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.60 Stossel 2012

Ubel, Peter A.

Summary: This title provides a new way of thinking about human behaviour and how it affects economic theory.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard Business Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.12 UBE

Summary: Using 'shock therapy' as a metaphor, the film investigates Naomi Klein's central idea of 'disaster capitalism.' When countries are jolted by catastrophic events such as war or natural disasters, they are often subjected to totally unregulated 'free market' remedies that benefit corporations at public expense.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: KimStim, Inc. 2011

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SHO

Patel, Raj.

Summary: Patel shows how our faith in prices as a way of valuing the world is misplaced and reveals that our current crisis is not simply the result of too much of the wrong kind of economics but rather the larger failure of a democratically bankrupt political system. The solution he offers: discover democratic ways in which people, and not simply governments, can play a crucial role in deciding how we...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.12 PAT

Frank, Thomas

Summary: A look at why the worst economy since the 1930s has brought about the revival of conservatism.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.932 FRA

Schulman, Daniel.

Summary: "Like the Rockefellers and the Kennedys, the Kochs are one of the most influential dynasties of the modern age, but they have never been the subject of a major biography... until now. Not long after the death of his father, Charles Koch, then in his early 30s, discovered a letter the family patriarch had written to his sons. 'You will receive what now seems to be a large sum of money,' Fred...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 KOCH BROTHERS SCH

Stucke, Maurice E.

Summary: "Legal experts Ariel Ezrachi and Maurice Stucke diagnose the symptoms of competion run amock--how market-based solutions increase inequality, kill entrepreneurship, hurt consumers, and destroy healthy industry ecosystems--and provide remedies that will ensure sustainable growth and progress for all"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Business,℗ an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.3 STU

Maybury, Rick.

Summary: A clear, concise explanation of the basics of the free enterprise system.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bluestocking Press 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.15 MAY

Summary: On Wall Street, no one has earned a bigger reputation for cutting companies down to size than corporate turn-around artist Albert J. Dunlap. As head of Scott Paper and, more recently, as CEO of Sunbeam, Dunlap carried out his time-tested formula as spelled out in his bluntly titled book Mean Business: boost the bottom line with swift, deep layoffs; sell off divisions; and move production to...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Bell, Larry

Summary: A startling and authoritative look at the special-interest groups that have corrupted the climate change debate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenleaf Book Group Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.738 BEL

Ross, Rick

Contents: Free enterprise (featuring John Legend) -- Smile mama, smile (featuring CeeLo Green) -- One of us (featuring Nas) -- Silk road -- Color money -- Dope dick -- Crocodile python -- Ghostwriter -- Black opium (featuring DJ Premier) -- Can't say no (featuring Mariah Carey) -- Peace sign -- Very best (featuring Mary J. Blige) -- Sorry (featuring Chris Brown) -- D.O.P.E. (featuring Future) --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Def Jam 2015

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RAP ROS

Summary: As Asia embraces free enterprise and its attendant changes, women are experiencing the challenges of shifting roles more than any other group. This program profiles three businesswomen who discuss their success in commerce, society, and at home: Joyce Ma, who introduced European designer fashion to Hong Kong; Yoshiko Shinohara, founder of Tempstaff, the second-largest temporary employment...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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