The Monopoly Message

Last year, Thomas Frank—who skyrocketed to fame by trying to define what was the matter with Kansas—published a book called Listen, Liberal: Or, What Ever Happened to the Party of the People. Scolding the Democratic Party for its closeness to financial elites, Frank’s book offered an explanation of some of the trends that would lead to Donald Trump’s election later that year. The question, then, is how Trump has been able, even with falling poll numbers, to hold on to so many of the voters he won, considering that his closeness to Wall Street and plutocratic style of governing go well beyond anything that could previously have been imagined. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2017-08-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why this author is taking a stand against Amazon’s audiobook monopoly

Famed writer and activist Cory Doctorow is selling the audio version of his upcoming book via Kickstarter to sidestep the walled garden of Amazon-owned audiobook platform Audible. When science fiction writer and activist Cory Doctorow releases his new novel, Attack Surface, next month, you’ll be... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-09-12 09:00:52 UTC ]
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Jennifer Howard’s ‘Clutter: An Untidy History’ takes Marie Kondo’s message a step further

Howard argues that decluttering is not just a personally liberating ritual, but also a moral imperative. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Why Marketers and Publishers Struggle With Messaging

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[ Folio Magazine | 2020-07-15 16:27:23 UTC ]
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World Book Day Messages: Appeals for the International Industry

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[ The Washington Post | 2019-06-14 12:29:22 UTC ]
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[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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