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Readings: Inclusive Capitalism

Inclusive Capitalism:
Readings on Combatting Inequality

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Capital In the Twenty-First Century, Thomas Piketty (Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University press, 2014).

BlackRock’s Chief, Laurence Fink, Urges Other C.E.O.s to Stop Being So Nice to Investors,” Andrew Ross Sorkin, New York Times, April 14, 2015.

How the Cult of Shareholder Value Wrecked American Business,” Steven Pearlstein, Washington Post, Sept 5, 2013.

“Market Basket CEO Welcomed Back to End Supermarket Standoff,” Associated Press, Aug. 28, 2014.

Owning our Future: The Emerging Ownership Revolution, Marjorie Kelly (San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler, 2012).

Voting Rights,” WIliam Lazonick, Harvard Business Review, September 2014.

Report of the Commission on Inclusive Prosperity, Lawrence H. Summers and Ed Balls, Co-chairs, Center for American Progress, January 2015.

The Citizen’s Share: Putting Ownership Back into Democracy, Joseph R. Blasi, Richard B. Freeman, and Douglas L. Kruse (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014).

The Good Jobs Strategy, Zeynep Ton (Seattle: Lake Union Publishing, 2014).

The Last Stand for the Middle Class Is Taking Place in a Parking Lot in Massachusetts,” Chris Farsone, Boston Globe, July 29, 2014.

The Shareholder Value Myth: How Putting shareholders First Harms Investors, Corporations, and the Public, Lynn Stout (San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler, 2012).

The Social Responsibility of Business Is To Increase Its Profits,” Milton Friedman, New York Times Magazine, Sept. 3, 1970.

Who Stole the American Dream? Hedrick Smith (NY: Random House, 2012)

Why CEOs Need to Care about Trust in Business,” Donna Dabney, Executive Action Serties, The Conference Board, April 2014.

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