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Rally! A President's Obsession: Chronicling the secret government takeover of equity markets: to win elections and disguise economic decline
You set the price! Words: 56,810. Language: American English. Published: January 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Investments & securities / stocks
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Since the Financial Crisis and Recession politicians have been fearful of a double-dip but more so of a return of financial crisis. Trillions of U.S. dollars has been spent to bring the economy back and markets up, but when it all came crashing down in 2011, somehow markets rallied and continue to rally, but why? The answer is simple: the government took control.
2014 Edition: The Business & Politics of Sports
Series: Sports: The Business and Politics of Sports, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 274,960. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports business, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Sports is a global business. For many it is a game but the real business of sports is business. Sports is powered by governments that make laws which regulate the business of sports. Most nations have Sports Ministers and sports is a government level position and concern. The e-book takes a look at the global sports industry between August 2010 and January 1, 2014 and how the business operates.
Sanity and Public Policy: Separating Truth from Truisms
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,030. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
We live in an era known as “The Age of Information”. It would be more accurate to call it “The Age of Misinformation”. The truth is there for the taking, but in order to find it we must know how to sift through all of the misinformation that surrounds it. How can we distinguish between what is factual, logical, and relevant, when the truth is blended in with so much misinformation?
America's Dysfunctional 'Exceptionalism' and Global Health
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 193,980. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
This book is about the people of the Third World like Trinidad and Tobago. It is about the violence of globalization, the rigidity of ideological orthodoxy and economic dogma and the unjust structure of the existing global economic order and its impact on global health. It is about the chaos created by a flawed epistemology.
¿Libertad o libre mercado? Del Consenso de Washington a Vargas Llosa y las fundaciones neoliberales
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 51,590. Language: Spanish. Published: November 16, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Deteniendose apenas en figuras individuales, el autor analiza la intervencion de un Estado como regulador de la actividad privada en mas de medio siglo de historia latinoamericana, y analiza el presente y brinda armas para avizorar un probable futuro.
The Rush to Ruin - 2013 Updated Edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,970. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Updated version of highly acclaimed 1977 edition that explaines the damages done to our country by an over intrusive government, with suggestions for reversing the destructive trend to our economy of a much too powerful federal government.
Time On Our Side: Why We All Need A Shorter Working Week
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,940. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013 by The New Economics Foundation. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
Authored by leading experts in social, economic and environmental sciences, this diverse essay collection explains how moving towards shorter, more flexible hours of work will lead to more productive and fulfilling lives for all. Challenging conventional wisdom, this book seeks to radically alter our ideas about what makes a `successful' economy.
Capitalism: the Unfairest System?
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 71,980. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
A Comprehensive Analysis of a Failed Economic Philosophy. The truths and fictions about Capitalism in the twenty-first century are explored and analyzed in detail with wit and humor from an accomplished author and experienced businessman. This treatise examines the many failures and bogus promises that Capitalism makes and tells us why it isn't working, never has, and never will.
From Each According To His Ability: Essays on Karl Marx and Classical Political Economy
Series: The Collected Papers of Robert Paul Wolff, Book 2. Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 122,000. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics / theory, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
For thirty-five years, Robert Paul Wolff has been carrying on a deep study of the tradition of social and economic theory that started with the French Physiocrats and Adam Smith and was brought to its highest point of development by Karl Marx. In these essays and papers, we see Wolff working through the several aspects of Marx's thought and bringing them into fruitful and unified conjuncture.
Wealth Creation and Wealth Destruction
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 119,350. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
‘Wealth Creation and Wealth Destruction’ is a book that re-examines economics from a wealth perspective as opposed to a solely monetary interpretation. The result is a theory that is both radical and familiar and not only encompasses many of the existing schools of thought but draws its own conclusions.
Ascensão e Queda do Euro
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,130. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 16, 2013 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Pode-se comparar o euro a um veículo com 23 secções articuladas, nas quais todas as rodas são de dimensões diferentes. Não irá muito longe. Rudo de Ruijter A classe dominante portuguesa não prima pela lucidez, não tem um projecto de desenvolvimento e age – reage – aos seus medos.
Presidential Hope for Change
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,770. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
This book is about President Barack Huessen Obama who never campaigned on the changes he had in mind but on the slogan he used in advertising that was "Hope and Change" and the Americans were unaware of his intentions: He wanted more government in your life, a new policy for green energy, a new policy for cap and trade, and a new education program with new objectives, new ideas, and new books.
A Fate Worse than Debt A Beginner’s Guide to Britain’s National Debt from Boadicea to Cameron
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,780. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
As the UK talks of cuts and austerity, this book explores for beginners the true scale of our financial problems, and some of the controversies behind modern spending. Warning: do not read if you suffer from high blood pressure, or lack a sense of humour in a crisis.
Understanding Marx: A Reconstruction and Critique of Capital
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 72,580. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
This book explains the development of the classical theory of value from Adam Smith to Karl Marx in a form readily accessible to readers unfamiliar with anything more than elementary arithmetic, while at the same time offering to the specialist a fundamental criticism of Marxian political economy and an original and controversial interpretation of Capital.
May the Odds Be With Us Legal Segregation in America
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,180. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Americans are legally segregated. MAY THE ODDS BE WITH US shows how and why corporate sports monopolies and their political representatives were able to enact the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act. That legislation created legal segregation. The principles of liberty and justice apply to all Americans. Everyone should be free to make wagers on sports.
The Free Market Has Soon Turned 99 % Of Us Into Miserables
Price: Free! Words: 81,480. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
If nothing else, the economic crisis in 2008 showed how close we are an economic collapse of the system we all suffer under today. The system that is named the "Free Market." This book shows how we got where we are beginning 100 years ago by presenting Edward Bernays who created a new political idea based on controlling people's irrational feelings, to keep them happy and calm by consuming.
A Social Carol
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,320. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
[On Sale] As in 'A Christmas Carol' with Scrooge's transformation, Evan Sanders is to be visited by three spirits to alter his collectivist worldview. Evan wants the people to control businesses and the State to control both for the Greater Good. However, when the spirits show him the worlds he wants and he begins to get what he wanted, Evan finds out that it wasn't what he wanted after all.
21st Century Essential Guide to South and East China Sea Territorial Disputes Involving China and Japan - Senkaku (Diaoyu) Islands, Oil and Hydrocarbon Resources, East Asia and Pacific Disputes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 245,200. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
This essential compilation of expert opinion from U.S. government reports and papers provides unique and up-to-date information about the ongoing territorial disputes over the South China Sea and East China Sea, including confrontations between China and Japan over the Senkaku (Diaoyu) Islands.
In Search of Hippocrates: A Solution to the Health Care Crisis Facing America
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 53,140. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
The authors of “In Search of Hippocrates” take a cold hard look at the primary causes of rising medical costs and present a simple, fair, and equitable solution to the problem: a common sense solution that will allow every American citizen to decide who treats them and how their medical care dollars are spent without interference from government administrators or health insurance companies.
Wildcats of Finance
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,330. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Investments & securities / stocks, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Wildcat groups such as hedge funds play a growing role in causing or aggravating blowups in the marketplace. This primer exposes the reality behind the illusion of profits. For instance, hedge funds as a group perform the astounding feat of losing money for their clients. The target audience for the book includes investors and policymakers as well as general readers.