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The Useless Man A Political Economy of Populism
Today, the “wretched of the earth” are no longer those oppressed by colonization, but rather the unemployed and the working poor, migrants and refugees, landless peasants depending on public or familial assistance to survive—in a word, the economically useless.
The Revival of Democracy in America and the Better Angels of Your Nature Letter from a European Friend
A worthy heir to Alexis de Tocqueville’s landmark nineteenth-century analysis of the democratic experiment in the United States, Renaud Lassus’s The Revival of Democracy in America is both a brisk, lucid assessment of the nation’s current political and social climate and a resounding call for optimism at a moment when the prevailing winds seem to be blowing the other way.
Pascal Lamy, Nicole Gnesotto
Strange New World Geoeconomics vs Geopolitics
A must-read for anyone interested in getting a firmer grasp on global and European affairs.
On the Death and Life of Language
Claude Hagège is a recipient of the CNRS Gold Medal, and professor at the Collège de France.
Simplexity Simplifying Principles for a Complex World
Simplexity, as I understand it, is the range of solutions living organisms have found, despite the complexity of natural processes, to enable the brain to prepare an action and plan for the consequences of it.
The L'Oréal Adventure
Today, it is difficult to imagine that in 1948 L’Oréal was just another small business. In 35 years its turnover went from 200 million to 20 billion francs...
Nicolas Véron, Matthieu Autret, Alfred Galichon
Smoke and Mirrors, Inc.
This book is aimed at practicing accountants, business and corporate finance students, but also at any reader interested in an original and compelling perspective on the use and abuse of accounting in the business community.
Jacques de Larosière
50 Years of Financial Crises
“This story essentially tells of the financial crises that the markets always end up inflicting on those who have abused their innovations, their excesses and the lax atmosphere.