March 2023

Recommendations from Rob Johnson

The Big Myth: How American Business Taught Us to Loathe Government and Love the Free Market
In their bestselling book Merchants of Doubt, Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway revealed the origins of climate change denial. Now, they unfold the truth about another disastrous dogma: the “magic of the marketplace.” Read more.

Border Country: Raymond Williams in Adult Education
Raymond Williams in adult education is an intriguing study of the making of an intellectual, and reveals Williams’s searching analysis of the conditions for a genuine learning society. It will be of interest to students of literature, cultural studies, sociology, politics, as well as education. Read more

The Crisis of Democratic Capitalism by Martin Wolf
From the chief economics commentator of the Financial Times, a magnificent reckoning with how and why the marriage between democracy and capitalism is coming undone, and what can be done to reverse this terrifying dynamic. Read more

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