Book Review - 23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism

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I couldn’t finish ‘23 Things They Don’t Tell You About Capitalism’ by Ha-Joon Chang. It’s almost as though the author only had four or five solid points before devolving into misleading claims to pad out enough content to publish a book. I persisted with it as long as I could, but when I got to page 180, I nearly threw it across the room. Chang attempts to diminish the role of education in raising an economy’s productivity with the following argument:


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