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-====== Abridgements ====== 
-^  Title                                                              Author                                    ^ 
-| [[The Elusive Quest for Growth]]                                   | [[wp>William Easterly]]                    | 
-| [[The White Mans Burden|The White Man's Burden]]                   | [[wp>William Easterly]]                    | 
-| [[A Century of War]]                                               | [[wp>William Engdahl]]                     | 
-| [[Macroeconomics and the Phillips Curve Myth]]                     | [[wp>James Forder]]                        | 
-| [[The Affluent Society]]                                           | [[wp>John Kenneth Galbraith]]              | 
-| [[The Anatomy of Power]]                                           | [[wp>John Kenneth Galbraith]]              | 
-| [[The Nature of Mass Poverty]]                                     | [[wp>John Kenneth Galbraith]]              | 
-| [[The New Industrial State]]                                       | [[wp>John Kenneth Galbraith]]              | 
-| [[Dumbing Us Down]]: the Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling | [[wp>John Taylor Gatto]]                   | 
-| [[The Partys Over|The Party's Over]]                               | [[wp>Richard Heinberg]]                    | 
-| [[PostCapitalism]]: A Guide to Our Future                          | [[wp>Paul Mason (journalist)|Paul Mason]]  | 
-| [[The Return of Depression Economics]]                             | [[wp>Paul Krugman]]                        | 
-| [[Who Runs This Place|Who Runs This Place?]]                       | [[wp>Anthony Sampson]]                     | 
-| [[Fair Trade for All]]                                             | [[wp>Joseph Stiglitz]] and Andrew Charlton | 
-| [[The Roaring Nineties]]                                           | [[wp>Joseph Stiglitz]]                     | 
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-====== Introduction ====== 
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