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23 Things They Don’t Tell You about Capitalism HA-JOON CHANG

Department of Economics,
Cambridge University

23 Things They Don’t Tell You about Capitalism

HA-JOON CHANG

ALLEN LANE an imprint of PENGUIN BOOKS

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To Hee-Jeong, Yuna, and Jin-Gyu

7 Ways to Read 23 Things They Don’t Tell You about Capitalism

Way 1. If you are not even sure what capitalism is, read: Things 1, 2, 5, 8, 13, 16, 19, 20, and 22

Way 2. If you think politics is a waste of…...

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