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12/18/2019

Porchlight Book Company

The 2019 Porchlight Business Book Awards shortlist is HERE: http://bit.ly/34pLS8w ⭐️📚👏 Congrats to all who are now in the running for Best Business Book of the Year!

That would be: Ed Stack, Douglas Rushkoff, William Ammerman, Tania Katan, Jenny Odell, Rana Foroohar, Binyamin Appelbaum, and Shoshana Zuboff.

#HappyBookBirthday to #GoodEconomics!Author, and #NobelPrize winner #EstherDuflo talks about the book, the research, and...
11/12/2019
Bill Gates, Elizabeth Warren on same side of wealth tax debate

#HappyBookBirthday to #GoodEconomics!

Author, and #NobelPrize winner #EstherDuflo talks about the book, the research, and #politics on #MSNBC #LastWord.

Pick up a copy of the book after watching the segment 📘: bit.ly/2VCtCGe

#Books #Economics #Nobel #Business #Government #Immigration #Taxes #GoodEconomicsForHardTimes

In an interview with the New York Times, Bill Gates makes it clear he is not afraid of Elizabeth Warren’s policy positions—especially on the wealth tax. Nobel Prize winning economist Esther Duflo joins Lawrence O’Donnell to discuss how economics can solve real world problems, including income ...

Listen to #GeorgeSoros on NPR All Things Considered.Open Societies Are Under Threat📙: http://bit.ly/31V17ou#books #OpenS...
10/28/2019
George Soros: Open Societies Are Under Threat

Listen to #GeorgeSoros on NPR All Things Considered.

Open Societies Are Under Threat

📙: http://bit.ly/31V17ou

#books #OpenSociety #Politics #Government #Economics #History #Soros #NPR #Trade #Trump #USA #China #OpenSocietyFoundations #Brexit

The billionaire philanthropist and liberal champion says the wealthy and powerful in government worldwide are posing a danger to the societal freedoms of "inclusive democracies."

Brag about yourself and sound conceited. Make someone do it for you and sound brilliant.
10/25/2019
Brag about yourself and sound conceited. Make someone do it for you and sound brilliant.

Brag about yourself and sound conceited. Make someone do it for you and sound brilliant.

By Stephen Martin and Joseph Marks All of us, at some time or other, have experienced the frustration of not having our ideas or proposals listened to. It is a frustration that can quickly turn to annoyance when someone else—maybe from a different department or, worse still, an outside “agency.....

Former Secretary of the VA talks with The New York Times #theDaily about the Department of Veterans Affairs, Ukraine, Tr...
10/24/2019
A Victim of the Shadow Government

Former Secretary of the VA talks with The New York Times #theDaily about the Department of Veterans Affairs, Ukraine, Trump, and more.

Listen to the Podcast and pick up a copy of the new book.

📘: http://bit.ly/davidshulkin

#ItShouldntBeThisHardToServeYourCountry #VA #Veterans #VeteranAffairs #Healthcare #Military #USA #Trump #Ukraine #Books

How one cabinet secretary discovered a White House back channel for political appointees — and their plot to remove him from office.

Disinformation in the Global Arena: A Conversation with Peter Pomerantsev – Power 3.0: Understanding Modern Authoritaria...
10/24/2019
Disinformation in the Global Arena: A Conversation with Peter Pomerantsev – Power 3.0: Understanding Modern Authoritarian Influence

Disinformation in the Global Arena: A Conversation with Peter Pomerantsev – Power 3.0: Understanding Modern Authoritarian Influence

Podcast Episodes Disinformation in the Global Arena: A Conversation with Peter Pomerantsev Posted on October 22, 2019 In this episode of the Power 3.0 podcast, featured guest Peter Pomerantsev discusses how changes in the modern information environment have been exploited by malign actors and facili...

#HappyBookBirthday to Gabriel Brownstein who's medical memoir is a #MustRead..Pick up a copy today 📙: http://bit.ly/open...
10/22/2019
The Open Heart Club

#HappyBookBirthday to Gabriel Brownstein who's medical memoir is a #MustRead.
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Pick up a copy today 📙: http://bit.ly/openheartclub
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#Books #MedicalMemoir #Heathcare #Heart #HeartCondition #CongentialHeartDefect #TetralogyOfFallot #MedicalHistory #Medicine #Surgeons #Science #Cardiology

This absorbing and poignant book is not merely the story of one writer's flawed heart. It is a history of cardiac medicine, a candid personal journey, and a ...

Dr. David Shulkin talks with Morning Joe about his new book #ItShouldntBeThisHardToServeYourCountry.Watch the interview ...
10/21/2019
Former VA secretary laments 'toxic' nature of DC

Dr. David Shulkin talks with Morning Joe about his new book #ItShouldntBeThisHardToServeYourCountry.

Watch the interview and then pick up a copy: http://bit.ly/davidshulkin

#Books #Veterans #VA #Military #Trump #Politics #Government #Healthcare

Former VA Secretary David Shulkin discusses the 'toxic' culture in Washington working under the Trump administration, which he lays out in his new book 'It Shouldn't Be This Hard to Serve Your Country.'

Author #ChrisMcGreal talks about the opioid crisis on #TodayInFocus from The Guardian.Listen to the podcast, then pick u...
10/21/2019
How did a town in West Virginia become the opioid capital of the US?

Author #ChrisMcGreal talks about the opioid crisis on #TodayInFocus from The Guardian.

Listen to the podcast, then pick up a copy of his book #AmericanOverdose: https://www.publicaffairsbooks.com/titles/chris-mcgreal/american-overdose/9781541742758/

Chris McGreal reports on the web of doctors, pharmacists and drug companies that made rural Mingo county, West Virginia, the opioid capital of America. And: Emma Barnett on why we need to be better at talking about periods

#Messengers authors, Stephen Martin and Joseph Marks explain why the impeachment inquiry won't make Trump any less trust...
10/16/2019
The impeachment inquiry won't make Trump any less trustworthy to his supporters

#Messengers authors, Stephen Martin and Joseph Marks explain why the impeachment inquiry won't make Trump any less trustworthy.

Pick up a copy of their book after reading the op-ed 📙: http://bit.ly/35HhtnN

#Persuasion #Trust #Competence #Leadership #Politics #Government #Business #Trump #Impeachment #Impeach #President #WhiteHouse #Management #books #nonfiction

He has actually been able to shift the dial on what is deemed acceptable behavior.

How the War Against ISIS Was Won, Before It Was Lost
10/14/2019
How the War Against ISIS Was Won, Before It Was Lost

How the War Against ISIS Was Won, Before It Was Lost

As Donald Trump seized on fears of refugees and ISIS in his rise to the presidency, the battle to take down Mosul, the group’s crown jewel in Iraq, was just beginning. This is what those moments felt like.

CONGRATS TO OUR NEWEST NOBEL PRIZE WINNERS!!Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo, authors of of the forthcoming GOOD ECONOM...
10/14/2019
Good Economics for Hard Times

CONGRATS TO OUR NEWEST NOBEL PRIZE WINNERS!!

Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo, authors of of the forthcoming GOOD ECONOMICS IN HARD TIMES and previously POOR ECONOMICS, win the 2019 Nobel Economics Prize.

Be sure to order your copies!

Good Economics for Hard Times 📕: http://bit.ly/2VCtCGe
Poor Economics 📘: http://bit.ly/2OMbPen
Annoucement 📰: https://nyti.ms/35BLuW7

#NobelPrize #Economics #Books #PoorEconomics #GoodEconomics #Banerjee #Duflo

Two prize-winning economists show how economics, when done right, can help us solve the thorniest social and political problems of our day.Figuring out how t...

Read an excerpt from #MikeGiglio's #ShatterTheNations in The Atlantic, then pick up a copy of his book.📘: http://bit.ly/...
10/09/2019
The Forever War Fought by America’s Allies

Read an excerpt from #MikeGiglio's #ShatterTheNations in The Atlantic, then pick up a copy of his book.

📘: http://bit.ly/33g12Nq

#Books #ISIS #USA #Military #ForeverWar #Syria #Iraq #Turkey #Kurds #WarReporting #Caliphate #Mosul

The U.S.-backed soldiers who battled ISIS across Syria and Iraq could be locked in the struggle for a very long time.

In a Syrian Town Under Siege, a Secret Library Kept Dreams Alive
10/02/2019
In a Syrian Town Under Siege, a Secret Library Kept Dreams Alive

In a Syrian Town Under Siege, a Secret Library Kept Dreams Alive

“Syria’s Secret Library,” by Mike Thomson, tells the story of a hidden book collection in a bombed-out building that functioned as “an oasis of normality” in the midst of war.

09/25/2019
Hitler's Hostage Art: Mary M. Lane in Conversation with Erin L. Thompson

Thank you Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust for hosting #MaryLane #HitlersLastHostages.
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Watch the entire event 📽️: https://youtu.be/QGjbcqyo1QQ
Pick up a copy of the book 📕: http://bit.ly/hitlerslasthostages
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#Books #Jewish #Art #WW2 #Hitler #Germany #Theft #ThirdReich

Mary M. Lane, former chief European art reporter at "The Wall Street Journal" and the author of "Hitler’s Last Hostages" discusses how Hitler’s obsession wit...

What happens when the collapse of reality, that occurred in Russia, spreads to the rest of the world?Michelle Goldberg o...
08/21/2019
Opinion | Toxic Nostalgia Breeds Derangement

What happens when the collapse of reality, that occurred in Russia, spreads to the rest of the world?

Michelle Goldberg of the The New York Times takes a look at how we got here, guided by Peter Pomersantsev's new book THIS IS NOT PROPAGANDA.

Read the op-ed, then pick up a copy of the book 📘: http://bit.ly/2UEka7K

#ThisIsNotPropaganda #books #NYT #Russia #Putin #propaganda #reality #truth #facts #ColdWar #USA #history #politics #PeterPomerantsev

A writer who charted the collapse of reality in Russia now sees it worldwide.

#HappyBookBirthday to our #JamesBeard award winner @everywhereist..Get her book #AllOverThePlace in #paperback today!📘: ...
07/16/2019
All Over the Place

#HappyBookBirthday to our #JamesBeard award winner @everywhereist.
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Get her book #AllOverThePlace in #paperback today!
📘: http://bit.ly/30EmtXh
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#books #travel #memoir #pigeons #cinnamonrolls #love #relationships

Some people are meant to travel the globe, to unwrap its secrets and share them with the world. And some people have no sense of direction, are terrified of ...

#PublicAffairs author #AnnaLisaCox, and panel, confront the erasing of African Americans, in recent books, from the fron...
06/10/2019
Discussion on Slavery with Anna-Lisa Cox, Scott Heerman, Larry Curry, and Steven Cole

#PublicAffairs author #AnnaLisaCox, and panel, confront the erasing of African Americans, in recent books, from the frontier landscape.

A must watch!

#Pioneers #America #History #AmericanHistory #Frontier #Settlements #CivilWar #Slavery #GreatMigration #UndergroundRailroad #Voting #BoneAndSinewOfTheLand #Books

Pick up a copy of Anna Lisa Cox's book, after watching the video: http://bit.ly/2WpQyr2

LIVE coverage from the Printers Row Lit Fest in Chicago. Topics include education reform, African American pioneers, the White Power movement, domestic violence, and American empire.

The Beauty and Madness of Sending a Man to the Moon
06/04/2019
The Beauty and Madness of Sending a Man to the Moon

The Beauty and Madness of Sending a Man to the Moon

From the delicate engineering of the landing module to the self-contained globe of the spacesuit, the astronauts took the world with them—and brought another one home.

Enter for a chance to win a galley of CULT OF THE DEAD COW by #JosephMenn! .The shocking untold story of the elite secre...
05/23/2019
Book giveaway for Cult of the Dead Cow: How the Original Hacking Supergroup Might Just Save the World by Joseph Menn May 05-Jun 03, 2019

Enter for a chance to win a galley of CULT OF THE DEAD COW by #JosephMenn!
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The shocking untold story of the elite secret society of hackers fighting to protect our privacy, our freedom -- even democracy itself.
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Joseph Menn, author of Cult of the Dead Cow and Fatal System Error
#famoushackergroups #cybersecurity #cyberwarfare #internetsecurity #anonymous #hacking

Enter to win one of 4 free copies available. Giveaway dates from May 05-Jun 03, 2019. **Enter for a chance to win a galley of CULT OF THE DEAD COW** Th...

Enter this Goodreads giveway for a chance to win a galley of THE GREAT SUCCESSOR by #AnnaFifield! .The behind-the-scenes...
05/23/2019
Book giveaway for The Great Successor: The Divinely Perfect Destiny of Brilliant Comrade Kim Jong Un by Anna Fifield May 20-Jun 10, 2019

Enter this Goodreads giveway for a chance to win a galley of THE GREAT SUCCESSOR by #AnnaFifield!
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The behind-the-scenes story of the rise and reign of the world's strangest and most elusive tyrant, Kim Jong Un, by the journalist with the best connections and insights into the bizarrely dangerous world of North Korea.

Enter to win one of 10 free copies available. Giveaway dates from May 20-Jun 10, 2019. **Enter for a chance to win a galley of THE GREAT SUCCESSOR** Th...

Praise for GIVING DONE RIGHT by Phil Buchanan! “A thoughtful, engaging read with important insights and valuable analysi...
04/25/2019
Giving Done Right

Praise for GIVING DONE RIGHT by Phil Buchanan!

“A thoughtful, engaging read with important insights and valuable analysis to help donors and philanthropists be more effective with their giving. A must read for those who really want to make a difference when supporting non-profits.”

—Bryan Stevenson, founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, author of Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

📒 Order Your Copy Now!: http://bit.ly/2zZPl1g

A practical guide to philanthropy at all levels of giving that seeks to educate and inspireA majority of American households give to charity in some form or ...

The Value of Ranking the U.S. Presidents
04/24/2019
The Value of Ranking the U.S. Presidents

The Value of Ranking the U.S. Presidents

They foster lively debate about contemporary presidents and even help resurface some of our most obscure presidents

Great interview with the authors of #JumpstartingAmerica on how to revitalize the American dream using #science.Watch th...
04/15/2019
Money, Power, Politics: Jump-Starting America

Great interview with the authors of #JumpstartingAmerica on how to revitalize the American dream using #science.

Watch the 📺: https://www.msnbc.com/stephanie-ruhle/watch/money-power-politics-jump-starting-america-1488266819902 … via MSNBC

Then pick up a copy of the 📘: http://bit.ly/2XdLMxq

#business #economy #economics #books #America #AmericanDream

Income inequality has been a hot topic recently and MIT professors Jonathan Gruber and Simon Johnson join Stephanie Ruhle to share their bold new plan to jump-start the American dream through science.

04/04/2019
The Try Guys Test Old Age Body Simulators

The Try Guys Test Old Age Body Simulators

In the first of a series, the Try Guys will walk a mile in old people's proverbial orthopedic shoes to see what it's like to be elderly and learn about the p...

Is nuclear power the answer to climate change?
03/12/2019
Is nuclear power the answer to climate change?

Is nuclear power the answer to climate change?

Human civilization is threatened by climate change. But it also needs the energy from fossil fuels that now emit greenhouse gases. Are renewables like wind and solar developing fast enough?

Great article in the #NYTimes by #DavidBrooks asking a great question. What if Stalin had a smartphone?Pick up a copy of...
03/12/2019
Opinion | If Stalin Had a Smartphone

Great article in the #NYTimes by #DavidBrooks asking a great question. What if Stalin had a smartphone?

Pick up a copy of #TheAgeOfSurveillanceCapitalism after reading the article. 📕: http://bit.ly/2UOb83G

Suddenly technology has a centralizing effect.

How can we design AI for the best long-term interests of humanity?
03/05/2019
How can we design AI for the best long-term interests of humanity?

How can we design AI for the best long-term interests of humanity?

In this exclusive excerpt from her new book, “The Big Nine,” Amy Webb outlines the need for courageous leadership to prevent emerging technologies like AI from getting out of hand and harming society.

Shoshana Zuboff, author of #theageofsurveillancecapitalism, appears on Democracy Now! to discuss how corporations have c...
03/01/2019
Age of Surveillance Capitalism: “We Thought We Were Searching Google, But Google Was Searching Us”

Shoshana Zuboff, author of #theageofsurveillancecapitalism, appears on Democracy Now! to discuss how corporations have created a new kind of marketplace out of our private human experiences https://www.democracynow.org/2019/3/1/age_of_surveillance_capitalism_we_thought

Corporations have created a new kind of marketplace out of our private human experiences. That is the conclusion of an explosive new book that argues big tech platforms like Facebook and Google are elephant poachers, and our personal data is ivory tusks. Author Shoshana Zuboff writes in “The Age o...

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Did you know that presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke was a member of oldest hacking group in the US? It was a well-kept secret; until now. My book review of: Cult of the Dead Cow: How the Original Hacking Supergroup Might Just Save the World, by Joseph Menn, from PublicAffairs. This is a fascinating read that does a great job of telling the story of the cDc.
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The 2018 International Association of Culinary Professionals Cookbook Awards are now open! We're accepting books published between November 30, 2016 and November 24, 2017. Enter your books before October 16th to save $25 per entry. Winners of the IACP Cookbook Awards will be announced in February 2018 at our 40th anniversary celebration conference in NYC. Learn more about our awards and submit your cookbooks here: https://www.iacp.com/awards/cookbook/