Christmas 2016: Politics and Economics

It's been an interesting year in politics, to say the least. Here are some recent highlights from our bookshelves.

Platform Capitalism

Nick Srnicek

From the publisher:

What unites Google and Facebook, Apple and Microsoft, Siemens and GE, Uber and Airbnb? Across a wide range of sectors, these firms are transforming themselves into platforms: ...

Fuck You, 2016

Bob A. N. Grypants

From the publisher:

In the year that David Bowie died, Brexit shocked us, ‘Hiddleswift’ was a thing and Trump trumped, we are all asking ourselves was 2016 really the worst year ever? Find ...

How Propaganda Works

Jason Stanley

From the publisher:

Our democracy today is fraught with political campaigns, lobbyists, liberal media, and Fox News commentators, all using language to influence the way we think and reason ...