Book review: The High-Beta Rich — How the Manic Wealthy Will Take Us to the Next Boom, Bubble and Bust

This review ran in the Nov. 21 edition of the Hamilton Spectator. The High-Beta Rich: How the Manic Wealthy Will Take Us to the Next Boom, Bubble and Bust By Robert Frank Crown Business ($30) Tim Blixseth grew up poor in rural Oregon with a rusty spoon in his mouth. Edra was a single momContinue reading “Book review: The High-Beta Rich — How the Manic Wealthy Will Take Us to the Next Boom, Bubble and Bust”

Book review: The Coming Jobs War

This review first ran in the Nov. 7 edition of The Hamilton Spectator. The Coming Jobs War By Jim Clifton Gallup Press $27.50 If you go by the results from the latest Forum Research poll, 65 per cent of us will be voting for a new mayor in Hamilton's 2014 municipal election. That gives us 36Continue reading “Book review: The Coming Jobs War”