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Russian rouble weakens on downgrade
The Russian rouble weakens further against the dollar after Moody's downgrades its credit rating, blaming the economic damage caused by sanctions.


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The UK economy will grow by 2.4% next year, well below the 3.1% growth expected this year, forecasting group EY Item Club says.



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By drawing on both prominent and lesser-known news stories throughout history, Dave Yarin explores the aspects of human nature that prevents us from acting on warnings from credible sources, armed with credible data, in both the business setting and in our personal lives.


The Forks Over Knives Plan: How to Transition to the Life-Saving, Whole-Food, Plant-Based DietThe Forks Over Knives Plan: How to Transition to the Life-Saving, Whole-Food, Plant-Based Diet
by Alona Pulde, MD and Matthew Lederman, MD

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From the creators of the groundbreaking documentary (and bestselling books) Forks Over Knives comes a four-week plan, showing anyone how to transition to a delicious whole-food, plant-based diet. It empowers people to live healthier lives by changing the way the world understands nutrition


Supreme City: How Jazz Age Manhattan Gave Birth to Modern AmericaSupreme City: How Jazz Age Manhattan Gave Birth to Modern America
by Donald L. Miller

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Acclaimed author, historian, and PBS documentarian Donald L. Miller brilliantly evokes all the exhilaration, glamour, and significance of one of the most creative and consequential moments in American cultural history. In the 1920s midtown Manhattan became the center of New York City, and the cultural and commercial capital of America. This is the story of the people who made it happen.


Please Stop Helping Us: How Liberals Make It Harder for Blacks to Succeed Please Stop Helping Us: How Liberals Make It Harder for Blacks to Succeed
by Jason L. Riley

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In Please Stop Helping Us, Jason L. Riley examines how well-intentioned welfare programs are in fact holding black Americans back.