Open Borders: The Science and Ethics of Immigration

Open Borders: The Science and Ethics of ImmigrationEconomist Bryan Caplan makes a bold case for unrestricted immigration in this fact filled graphic nonfiction American policy makers have long been locked in a heated battle over whether, how many, and what kind of immigrants to allow to live and work in the country Those in favor of welcoming

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Have You Seen Luis Velez?

Have You Seen Luis Velez?Raymond Jaffe feels like he doesn t belong Not with his mother s new family Not as a weekend guest with his father and his father s wife Not at school, where he s an outcast After his best friend moves away, Raymond has only two real connections to the feral cat he s tamed and to a blind

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21 Lessons for the 21st Century

21 Lessons for the 21st CenturyIn Sapiens, he explored our past In Homo Deus, he looked to our future Now, one of the most innovative thinkers on the planet turns to the present to make sense of today s most pressing issues How do computers and robots change the meaning of being human How do we deal with the epidemic of fake

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Homo Deus: A History of Tomorrow

Homo Deus: A History of TomorrowYuval Noah Harari, author of the critically acclaimed New York Times bestseller and international phenomenon Sapiens, returns with an equally original, compelling, and provocative book, turning his focus toward humanity s future, and our quest to upgrade humans into gods.Over the past century

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Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American CityIn Evicted, Princeton sociologist and MacArthur Genius Matthew Desmond follows eight families in Milwaukee as they struggle to keep a roof over their heads Evicted transforms our understanding of poverty and economic exploitation while providing fresh ideas for solving one of 21st century

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So You've Been Publicly Shamed

So You've Been Publicly ShamedNow a New York Times bestseller and from the author of The Psychopath Test, a captivating and brilliant exploration of one of our world s most underappreciated forces shame It s about the terror, isn t it The terror of what I said The terror of being found out For the past three years, Jon

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Open Borders: The Science and Ethics of Immigration

Open Borders: The Science and Ethics of ImmigrationEconomist Bryan Caplan makes a bold case for unrestricted immigration in this fact filled graphic nonfiction American policy makers have long been locked in a heated battle over whether, how many, and what kind of immigrants to allow to live and work in the country Those in favor of welcoming

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Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World

Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized WorldWhat s the most effective path to success in any domain It s not what you think Plenty of experts argue that anyone who wants to develop a skill, play an instrument, or lead their field should start early, focus intensely, and rack up as many hours of deliberate practice as possible If you dabble

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How To Be Right… in a World Gone Wrong

How To Be Right… in a World Gone WrongEvery day, James O Brien listens to people blaming benefits scroungers, the EU, Muslims, feminists and immigrants But what makes James s daily LBC show such essential listening and has made James a standout social media star is the careful way he punctures their assumptions and dismantles their

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