Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs – S2 EP2 Out Now

icon date s Tuesday 8 Feb 2022

Book Club S2EP2 Landscape

The Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs is now presented in podcasts, with a new episode airing in the first Tuesday of each month. Find ‘Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, and other major podcast apps. Be sure to subscribe for episode updates! The episodes can also be accessed directly here.  

In Season 2 Episode 2, history professor Heather Cox Richardson argues that democracy’s blood-soaked victory was short-lived. Her book, ‘How the South Won the Civil War’ provides a though-provoking study of the centuries-spanning battle between oligarchy and equality in the United States.

How to engage

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    Watch the monthly author conversations.  Past session recordings are in the SDG Academy Library for on demand viewing.

About the Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs

Hosted by Columbia University Professor Jeffrey Sachs, the eminent thought-leader in economics and sustainable development, the Book Club features monthly interviews with renowned authors about their ground-breaking work in sustainability, economics, history, social justice, and more. 

All information about the Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs can be found at


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