In: Economics, Economics


Just as Winston Churchill once said of democracy, capitalism might be the worst economic system, except for all the others. So you’ll find plenty of research, analyses and viewpoints here – both pro and con – on capitalism and the ongoing debates about it.


9 Book
Thomas Piketty
Belknap Press, 2014
7 Book

Lost in Work

Escaping Capitalism
Amelia Horgan
Pluto Press, 2021
9 Video
E. Glen Weyl and Russ Roberts
EconTalk, 2021
9 Article

How Venture Capitalists Are Deforming Capitalism

Even the worst-run startup can beat competitors if investors prop it up.
Charles Duhigg
The New Yorker, 2020
8 Book

The Key Man

The True Story of How the Global Elite Was Duped by a Capitalist Fairy Tale
Simon Clark and Will Louch
Harper, 2021
9 Video
Mariana Mazzucato and Matt Bongiovi
Talks at Google, 2021
8 Report
Cory Doctorow
Medium, 2020
8 Book

Capitalism, Alone

The Future of the System That Rules the World
Branko Milanović
Belknap Press, 2019

Leave Me Alone and I’ll Make You Rich

How the Bourgeois Deal Enriched the World
Deirdre N. McCloskey and Art Carden
University of Chicago Press, 2020
8 Book

The Age of Surveillance Capitalism

The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power
Shoshana Zuboff
Public Affairs, 2018