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The Tyranny of Metrics by Jerry Z. Muller
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Oh, the metrics you will use! Mueller pointed out the problems of over-using metrics in society, especially when it is used for compensation purposes, and when assigned top-down without consultation with people who are actually involved in the work. ...more
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The Coddling of the American Mind by Greg Lukianoff
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We need open discussion about difficult topics, but colleges have become closed places with trigger warnings, call outs and un invitation of speakers. Why?

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Whiteshift by Eric Kaufmann
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This is a honest book looking at the effect of the decrease of the majority of White people the West. Immigration from non-White countries decrease the White majority already in the prosperous metropolitan cities. However, when those immigrants start ...more
Whiteshift by Eric Kaufmann
"I can see why this book has been controversial. Whiteshift iconoclastically targets the identity politics of the modern left and right, though most of its idol-smashing targets the former. The core argument is that Western populism today is driven..." Read more of this review »
The Great Leveler by Walter Scheidel
" Maybe the Swedes learnt from Finland? ;) "
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From the Ruins of Empire by Pankaj Mishra
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From the Ruins of Empire by Pankaj Mishra
"Mishra's motivation for writing this was, in part, as a response to Ferguson's "Civilization" to present a more nuanced view of colonialism from the perspective of those colonized. He does a superb job of demolishing a multitude of Ferguson's poor..." Read more of this review »
Globalization by Manfred B. Steger
"Here's an energetic and imaginative "quick take" on a vital contemporary issue. Manfred Steger, a professor of sociology at the University of Hawaii, takes aim at the various ways globalization -- in its economic, political, environmental, and cul..." Read more of this review »
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Democracy May Not Exist, but We'll Miss It When It's Gone by Astra Taylor
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Big Debt Crises by Ray Dalio
Big Debt Crises
by Ray Dalio (Goodreads Author)
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Dalio looked through all the financial crises and come up with crystal clear analysis of them. This is even better than Reinhart and Rogoff’s This Time is Different, because he tells both what economic theory says and what actually happens.

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