'A Little History of Economics' Provides a Charming Overview of the Dismal Science

'A Little History of Economics' Provides a Charming Overview of the Dismal Science

By Sarah Boslaugh

Niall Kishtainy, writing for a general audience, provides a breezy stroll through economic thought, from Plato to Thomas Piketty. 22 Mar 2017 // 9:30 AM

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4 Dec 2006 // 9:00 PM

James Cooper: Second Season

With a string of musical influences that run from Richard Hawley to Dylan to the Waifs and Crowded House, James Cooper knows what makes a

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The Robert Cray Band: Live From Across The Pond

Cray shows why he is just so damn good and yet so damn underappreciated.

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Sebastien Schuller: Happiness

Electro-acoustic ballads from a French-American singer-songwriter are perfect for a rainy day.

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4 Dec 2006 // 4:00 PM

Attack Force (2006)

Bad stuff happens in Seagal's "Titty Bar of Death"; bad accents, too – just British enough to be super-villainish, just French enough to be cowardly.

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Death in the Bunker: The True Story of Hitlers Downfall (2006)

Michael Kloft's simple-yet-effective documentary draws on rare archival footage and some first-hand accounts to re-create the hellhole that was Berlin in spring 1945 -- and the denial and chaos in the bunker complex beneath it.

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4 Dec 2006 // 2:30 AM

3 Needles (2005)

3 Needles' point is well taken, even if its melodrama is underwhelming.

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Shiny Toy Guns: We Are Pilots

Shiny Toy Guns revel in being retro-pop, so it should come as no surprise that the inviting and punchy “You Are the One” is a

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Black Devil Disco Club: 28 After

Disco isn’t dead; it’s just been hanging out in the underworld for a while. In 2004, the album Disco Club by Black Devil, which

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Hammock: Raising Your Voice…Trying to Stop an Echo

This band got some ink and some ears tuned into them thanks to having some of their work used during the Torino Olympic Games coverage by NBC.

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3 Dec 2006 // 9:03 PM

Adrian Klumpes: Be Still

Complex, restive minimalism from an Australian avant-jazz musicians

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Tibet House's 30th Anniversary Benefit Concert Celebrated Philip Glass' 80th

// Notes from the Road

"Philip Glass, the artistic director of the Tibet House benefits, celebrated his 80th birthday at this year's annual benefit with performances from Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, Brittany Howard, Sufjan Stevens and more.

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