Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy

2008 Financial Crisis: Official Federal Reserve Meeting Transcripts Reveal New Details About Crucial Decisions, Bernanke, Yellen, Lehman Collapse, White House Report on 2009 Stimulus
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 808,350. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
This ebook presents the complete set of 2008 financial crisis meeting transcripts released by the Federal Reserve System in February 2014.
Gas At $1.25 Per Gallon: How We Get There in Six Weeks
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,320. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
The book’s title and subtitle pretty much preview the contents of the book. The one exception would be the book’s longest chapter (approximately ¼ of the book’s content), which discusses and challenges the Federal Reserve and its five year-long “stimulus” effort known as the Q.E. programs. It raises such under-publicized issues as “the fairness factor” and “the inventory durability factor”.
Taxifornia: Liberals' Laboratory to Bankrupt America
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,820. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014 by Post Hill Press. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Things have never been worse for California and its citizens, and Liberalism is to blame. In Taxifornia, James V. Lacy identifies and examines California's “one-party” domination of the liberal faction of the California Democratic Party and their union and environmental lobby cronies as the cause of California's rotting economy, and how all Americans are losing as a result.
Golden Rule Libertarianism: A Defense of Freedom in Social, Economic, and Legal Policy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 119,090. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
This book justifies libertarian politics using the Golden Rule of ethics to achieve a provocative new political theory called GOLD. GOLD defends the libertarian position on antiwar, drugs, prostitution, civil liberties, abortion rights, and gay marriage, GOLD explains why free market capitalism is necessary for freedom, and GOLD proves that capitalism helps the poor and racial minorities.
Rally! A President's Obsession: Chronicling the secret government takeover of equity markets: to win elections and disguise economic decline
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You set the price! Words: 56,810. Language: American English. Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
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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
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Series: Sports: The Business and Politics of Sports, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 274,960. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports business
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.
China National Human Development Report - Sustainable and Liveable Cities:Toward Ecological Civilization
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,940. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
The United Nations Development Programme's Human Development Report 2013 is a groundbreaking review of China's historic urbanization and an analysis of the opportunities and hazards ahead for the world's most populous nation.
Sanity and Public Policy: Separating Truth from Truisms
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,030. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
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
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 193,980. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
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
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 51,590. Language: Spanish. Published: November 16, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,970. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,940. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013 by The New Economics Foundation. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
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?
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 71,980. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
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.
Nachteil Europa - Warum die Alternative für Deutschland offene Türen einrennt
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Price: $8.49 USD. Words: 44,380. Language: German. Published: September 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
"Die Zeit ist reif!" Mit diesen Worten begann ein Informationsabend der "Alternative für Deutschland" am 11. März 2013 in Oberursel. Es war die Auftaktveranstaltung des schnellsten und bemerkenswertesten Parteiaufstiegs in der Geschichte der Bundesrepublik Deutschland. Das Buch "Nachteil Europa" erklärt die Hintergründe zu dieser Entwicklung.
Feeling the Unthinkable, Vol. 3: Business as Usual - Greed, Racism and Genocide
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Series: Social Justice. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,390. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013 by Amador Publishers. Category: Essay » Political
Vol.3 of Professor Gutierrez's powerful collection of social justice essays and reviews focuses on issues of class, racism and greed. "His claim that democracy is under attack is spot-on and his cry for activism is necessary and timely." Earnest, informed and articulate, Gutierrez raises a voice of moral conscience too often lacking in today's public discourse.
From Each According To His Ability: Essays on Karl Marx and Classical Political Economy
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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. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics / theory
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.
Jeff's Greatest Political & Economic Tweets
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Series: Jeff's Greatest Political & Economic Tweets, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,720. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
To politicians and economists everywhere who provide such fertile material...similar to the material cows provide.
Wealth Creation and Wealth Destruction
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 119,350. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Category: 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.
Inflation Tax: The Plan To Deal With The Debts
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Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 46,290. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Inflation
This book presents in simple easy-to-read way why inflation is such a big problem, particularly in the UK. It is reducing the standard of living of most people and redistributing wealth from savers to debtors. Successive governments have used it as a tool to manage their debts. The book examines likely future inflation scenarios and the best ways to save and invest in those environments.
Carbon Policy - How robust measurement and verification can improve policy effectiveness
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 23,240. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Environmental economics
This book puts forward the case for incorporating more robust Measurement Reporting and Verification in the development of carbon abatement policy. Its focus is on policies that aim to reduce the energy use and resultant carbon emissions of buildings. It examines a range of policy types, provides case studies, and shows how to incorporate robust measurement and verification into policy design.