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Examines how the wealthy classes have contributed to growing inequality in society and explains how the quest to increase wealth has hindered the country's economic growth as well as its efforts to solve its most pressing economic problems.
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Swiss Watching is a revealing historical journey around Europe's most individual and misunderstood country. From seeking Heidi and finding the best chocolate to reliving a bloody past and exploring an uncertain future, Swiss Watching proves that there's more to Switzerland [...]
Recent years have seen the Eurozone in crisis. Greece, Portugal and Ireland are on brink of economic catastrophe, and a number of other EU countries weak enough to follow, with dire consequences for the global economy. The Great Eurozone Disaster presents a bold vision for [...]
Varoufakis explodes the myths about the cause of the global economic crisis. Just as the ancient Greeks paid tributes to the Minotaur, so Europe and the world sent capital to Wall Street, the Global Minotaur, an 'engine' that pulled the world economy - until the 2008 crash. [...]
Scott Schuman is back with a completely new collection of beautiful images of the men and women who have caught his attention. From its origins on the streets of New York, his much-loved blog, thesartorialist.com remains a vivid and growing source of inspiration for readers [...]
Shares an exposâe of the relationship between the oil and banking industries while arguing that such environmental disasters as the Gulf oil spill and Exxon Valdez can be directly linked to corporate corruption and failed legislation.
The former president offers his views on the causes of the current economic situation, explains why he believes a strong private sector working together with the government makes the best recipe for prosperity, and recommends policies.
Outlines effective strategies for preventing vocabulary misuse and overuse, explaining how to apply the author's "vivid thinking" principles to improve learning, share ideas, and overcome specific obstacles to productivity.
Inglese; Copertina rigida
Pubblicazione: 28.10.2011 / Data di consegna: 1-3 settimane (non disponibile a breve termine)
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