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66Fit NBR Exercise Mat With Carry Bag - Blue
66Fit NBR Exercise Mat With Carry Bag - Blue
Price: £18.00

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great value for money, 2 Mar. 2012
This is a very good mat for the price. Sure, not the best around, but confortable enough for pilates/yoga as well as core workouts.
Plus, it does not move around on wooden floors, which was one of my main concerns.

Basic Economics 4th Edition
Basic Economics 4th Edition
by Thomas Sowell
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £25.00

5 of 8 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Well written but downright biased, 2 Mar. 2012
I am giving 3 stars to this book because it is well written and quite engaging. Furthermore, it encourages people to think about economic policies in terms of their effects on prices and incentives and their possible unintended consequences.

However, it is an embarrassingly one-sided praise of free markets, with cherry-picked examples to suit the author's ideology and no consideration to other valid points of view. Even the most simplistic introductory economics textbooks offer more room for critical thinking that this book.

No matter what your ideology and politics are, if you want to understand a bit more about economic problems, and you want to see through the arguments of many "experts" and politicians, you need a more balanced view of both the subject of economics itself, and how it applies to the world around us, than what this book offers. Still, if you keep this in mind, it's a fairly good read.
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