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THE BUSINESS BEAT

The Dark Side of American Business

There's no denying that these are dark times for American capitalism. Unemployment is alarmingly up, the markets—though recovering nicely at last—have been horribly down…

There's no denying that these are dark times for American capitalism. Unemployment is alarmingly up, the markets—though recovering nicely at last—have been horribly down. And every day brings a new screaming headline about some new act of white color criminality, including by far the largest and most wide ranging investment fraud of all time. In this episode, we bring you the inside story on researching and writing about Bernie Madoff, publishing books during a recession, about a classic business book we can still learn from today, and practical advice about how to avoid crossing over to the dark side.

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