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Nouriel Roubini

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Nouriel Roubini is an American economist. He teaches at New York University's Stern School of Business and is chairman of Roubini Macro Associates LLC, an economic consultancy firm. The child of Iranian Jews, he was born in Turkey and grew up in Italy.
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The Coming of Neo-Feudalism
A Warning to the Global Middle Class
Joel Kotkin - May 12, 2020
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Following a remarkable epoch of greater dispersion of wealth and opportunity, we are inexorably returning towards a more feudal era marked by greater concentration of wealth and property, reduced upward mobility, demographic stagnation, and increased dogmatism. If the last seventy years saw a massive expansion of the middle class, not only in Ameri...
Nouriel Roubini
Dec 17, 2020
Book review of a new very interesting and important book The Coming of Neo-Feudalism—A Review      source
The Politics of Bitcoin
Software as Right-Wing Extremism (Forerunners)
David Golumbia - Sep 07, 2016
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Since its introduction in 2009, Bitcoin has been widely promoted as a digital currency that will revolutionize everything from online commerce to the nation-state. Yet supporters of Bitcoin and its blockchain technology subscribe to a form of cyberlibertarianism that depends to a surprising extent on far-right political thought. The Politics of Bit...
Nouriel Roubini
Oct 12, 2018
David Columbia"s book "The Politics of Bitcoin: Software as Right-Wing Extremism" does show that crypto has an extreme right wing ideology even if it is only a patina used to cover utter capitalistic greed and selfishness. They even love to destroy the environment to profit!      source
Antifragile
Things That Gain from Disorder (Incerto)
Nassim Nicholas Taleb - Jan 28, 2014 (first published in 2012)
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Antifragile is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision-making in a world we don’t understand. The other books in the series are Fooled by Randomness, The Black Swan, and The Bed of Procrustes.Nassim Nicholas Taleb, the bestsell...
Nouriel Roubini
Nov 18, 2012
A review of Nassim Taleb's new brilliant book: Randomness, probability and uncertainty: Stress best, The Economist      source