Bloomberg's best books of - Livewire News | LivewireSkip to main content Michael Bloomberg. Something went wrong. Please try your request again later. Michael Bloomberg is the founder of Bloomberg LP, a global media and financial services company. He served as mayor of New York City from , earning a reputation for independence and innovation. He is one of the world's most prominent philanthropists, and the environment is one of the five main focus areas of his foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies.
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Crime plummeted, schools improved, racial tensions eased, the arts flourished, tourism boomed and city coffers swelled. I say this having voted against him three times. For all his accomplishments, though, Bloomberg seems to belong to a bygone era. Since he left office in , Americans appear to have forgotten why he became a figure of historic importance in the first place. The veteran political journalist Eleanor Randolph , who until wrote about the mayor as a member of the New York Times editorial board, has come to remind us.
He has joined The Giving Pledge , whereby billionaires pledge to give away at least half of their wealth. He began his career at the securities brokerage Salomon Brothers , before forming his own company in and spending the next twenty years as its chairman and CEO. Bloomberg also served as chair of the board of trustees at his alma mater, Johns Hopkins University , from to Bloomberg served as the th Mayor of New York City , holding office for three consecutive terms, beginning his first in A Democrat before seeking elective office, Bloomberg switched his party registration in to run for mayor as a Republican.
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Paul Bagnell. That crisis, of course continues to shape the world we live in. Crashed is my favourite business book of because Tooze produced a worthy complement to Too Big to Fail — one that steps back and takes stock of the populist, increasingly isolationist and often nasty mood gripping many parts of the world today. Andrew Bell. One book that shows how conflicting priorities can lead to a disastrous course of action is In Flanders Fields, an account of the horrific third Battle of Ypres.