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  • Tags: Economics and taxation

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For more than ten years, John Steele Gordon has written the widely read The Business of America" column in American Heritage magazine. Marked by a combination of erudition, wit, and eloquence, Gordon's stories have celebrated the high points, and…

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An account of the savings-and-loan scandal of the 1980s describing its causes and results.

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Discusses the three major world powers and the competition for world economic supremacy.

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Presents an analysis of the Bush Administration's policy in Iraq, arguing that the Iraqi invasion has eroded the basic values of America at home and hurt its standing in the world.

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Two men, each handsome and unusually adept at his chosen work, embodied an element of the great dynamic that characterized America's rush toward the twentieth century. The architect was Daniel Hudson Burnham, the fair's brilliant director of works…

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The very night that Sanford Sandy" Weill, the chairman and chief executive officer of Citigroup, was being feted on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange as CEO of the Year, the television screens above the floor were flashing danger: A…

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Examining the actual impact of economic globalization in every region of the world, from Africa and Asia to Russia and Latin America, Chua exposes an unexpected reality. In every one of these regions, free markets have concentrated disproportionate,…

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Continuing in the same tradition as Francis Fukuyama's The End of History, political science professor (and senior fellow of the Council on Foreign Relations) Mandelbaum continues the argument that capitalism and democracy are inextricably linked and…

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Wall Street legend Alfred Lee Loomis, who once owned Hilton Head Island, was devoted to his hobby of science experiments in his mansion. During World War II, Loomis played a key role in the development of radar and the atomic bomb.

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Explains how Martin Frankel, a nerdy financial whiz, created a complex Ponzi scheme that embroiled some of the world's most powerful business leaders and led federal authorities on a bizarre manhunt from America across Europe.
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