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EXCERPT: Pinched

Aug 5, 2011
The following is an excerpt from Pinched: How the Great Recession has Narrowed Our Futures. Learn more about the book....
Posted In: Don Peck, marketplace money, Pinched: How the Great Recession has Narrowed Our Futures

The facets and forces changing New York's Diamond District

Aug 4, 2011
Author Alicia Oltuski discusses the inner workings of New York's diamond industry and some of its most fascinating characters.
Posted In: Books

EXCERPT: Precious Objects

Aug 4, 2011
The following is an excerpt from Precious Objects: A Story of Diamonds, Family, and a Way of Life. Learn more about the book....
Posted In: Alicia Oltuski, Precious Objects: A Story of Diamonds Family and a Way of Life

'Brand resilience' in the social media age

Aug 4, 2011
Author Jonathan Copulsky explains how companies can manage their image in the era of Twitter, Facebook and YouTube
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Portraits of the Mind: Visualizing the Brain from Antiquity to the 21st Century

Aug 2, 2011
Title: Portraits of the Mind: Visualizing the Brain from Antiquity to the 21st Century Author: Carl Schoonover Publisher: Abrams Type: Non F...
Posted In: Carl Schoonover, Portraits of the Mind: Visualizing the Brain from Antiquity to the 21st Century, Summer Reading Book Series

The economics of humiliation

Aug 2, 2011
Poet, social critic and author Wayne Koestenbaum discusses why there's so much shame involved in issues of money.
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Becoming the 'Innocent Spouse'

Jul 29, 2011
The day after Carol Ross Joynt's husband died, she learned that he was being investigated for criminal federal tax fraud. She discusses the tax clause that protected her from the liabilities of her husband's actions.
Posted In: Taxes

Haiti After the Earthquake

Jul 28, 2011
Title: Haiti After the Earthquake Author: Paul Farmer Publisher: PublicAffairs Type: Non Fiction Released: July 12, 2011 Length: 456 pages...
Posted In: Haiti After the Earthquake, Paul Farmer

The Real State of America Atlas: Mapping the Myths and Truths of the United States

Jul 26, 2011
Title: The Real State of America Atlas: Mapping the Myths and Truths of the United States Author: Cynthia Enloe and Joni Seager Publisher: Pe...
Posted In: Cynthia Enloe, Joni Seager, The Real State of America Atlas: Mapping the Myths and Truths of the United States

What leads to willful blindness

Jul 20, 2011
Author Margaret Heffernan discusses the psychological pressures that can lead to willful blindness, especially in the corporate world.
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