Making Money – Gary Hamilton and Cheng-Shu Kao

Western retailers and merchandisers ship their production overseas, primarily to Asia. Hamilton and Kao trace the rise and fall of Taiwan as the main OEM destination for these retailers. Drawing on hundreds of interviews with Taiwanese businesspeople, they show how intermediate-demand driven supply chains structure production according to the logic

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China’s New Red Guards – Jude D. Blanchette

Blanchette sheds light on ideological battles waged within China since the death of Mao Zedong. He claims that China is undergoing a Maoist revival and analyzes individuals and groups that are behind it.

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Schism – Paul Blustein

In his book, Blustein chronicles the contentious diplomatic history that led to China's WTO membership and the subsequent trade woes that resulted from the China Shock.

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Capitalism, Alone – Branko Milanovic

Milanovic divides capitalism into two administrative regimes - the liberal meritocratic and the political, one represented by the US, the other by China. He analyzes features and forces that generate inequalities within them and tries to address the question of where capitalism itself is headed.

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Makers and Takers – Rana Foroohar

Foroohar shows how financialization perpetuates Wall Street's reign over Main Street, widens the gap between the rich and the poor and imperils our future.

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The Deficit Myth – Stephanie Kelton

Kelton introduces Modern Monetary Theory to readers by way of tackling the "Deficit Myth" - the overhyped focus on national debts. When we dispense with the debt mantra, we can focus on things that matter and put people over balanced budgets.

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