Headlined by Master Switch and Nickel Boys, 2020 was a big year in readings.
A review of Break ‘Em Up by Zephyr Teachout. Published in 2020 it’s a worthwhile addition to the growing anti-monopoly movement.
Reengineering Retail by Doug Stephens tries to lay out a theory that encompasses the future of retail. It fails, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t worth a read.
The Curse of Bigness by Tim Wu succinctly distills a generation of anti-monopoly research into one easily digestible volume.
2018 was a year of contrasts. From a personal level, things have never been better. I got promoted, bought a house, and got married. As I said, for me, things have never been better. However, America seems to be edging itself closer and closer to outright fascism. Migrant children are dying because Government agents are… Continue reading
The Fall of Wisconsin by Dan Kaufman, analyzes how conservatives utilized Dark Money, Gerrymandering, and Weak Democratic opposition to enact a radical and dangerous conservative agenda in Wisconsin.
In Hit Makers, Derek Thompson tries to explain why some ideas become popular and others fade away.
Joshua Greene’s Devil’s Bargain is ostensibly about Steve Bannon. However, the book is really about how three well-financed forces coalesced and resulted in the election of Donald Trump to President of the United States.
In July 1944, a little over a year before WW2 ended, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt looked tired and sick. Publicly, he was taking a month-long rest under the guise of war planning. Privately, he was diagnosed with severe hypertension, heart disease, cardiac failure, and acute bronchitis. The stress of leading a nation at war, rehabilitating… Continue reading
With a scope wide as it is personal, Isabel Wilkerson’s The Warmth of Other Suns paints a historical picture of one of the largest, but least reported events in the 21st century: the mass northern migration of African Americans.