Books tagged: austerity

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Friends to Keep Friends to Dump
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
A quick reference guide about friends who have traits of fearlessness, purity of heart, steadfastness in knowledge, alms-giving, self-restraint, worship, study of one’s own scriptures, austerity, uprightness, harmlessness, truth, absence of anger, renunciation, serenity, absence of calumny, compassion to creatures, un-covetousness, gentleness, modesty, absence of fickleness, energy,and vigor
Don't Panic, Organise!
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Price: Free! Words: 10,850. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011 by OpenMute Press. Category: Essay » Political
A Mute Magazine pamphlet on recent struggles in education. They should be understood as part of the more gradual process of what George Caffentzis, in his analysis of the international situation, calls the 'breakdown of the edu-deal';
Mammon II: Belief Orientations behind the Great Recession
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Price: Free! Words: 40,740. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic conditions
Mammon is primarily a critique of prosperity theology. In particular it focuses on “The Secret” and how its proliferation is indicative of an underlying culture of greed which had in large part been responsible for the 2008 economic collapse.
Mammon III: Thriving in the Age of Austerity
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Price: Free! Words: 42,030. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / existentialism
At its core Mammon essentially is a critique of The Secret. That is despite its much broader context. Why then read a book about what many, including Deepak Chopra, refer to as ridiculous? And so many years after it was first published? The primary reason is that Mammon expounds a philosophy for thriving in a climate of adversity. This is particularly relevant given the global economic crisis.
Surviving The Cuts, And Other Disasters
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,000. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
Practical solutions for coping with challenges of economic crisis and environmental disaster. Increasingly people in the United Kingdom find providing for the family an exercise in survival in itself; while others aim to better prepare for larger-scale disaster. An essential illustrated, plain English guide for people enduring austerity cuts; and Survivalists, or 'Preppers' in the UK and beyond.
All Greek To Me
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Series: The Quiet Rooms Trilogy, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 53,150. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Vast. Criminal. Enterprise. The New World Order is in full swing. Country by country, economic warfare is bringing ordinary people to their knees. Meanwhile, presumed dead and perpetually on the run, John and Jane are having a mid-life crisis. Can this marriage and democracy be saved? All Greek To Me - Book II in The Quiet Rooms Trilogy.
Tax Me I'm Canadian ! A Taxpayer's Guide to Your Money and How Politicians Spend It
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,020. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance / taxation
In this witty account, Mark Milke explains how politicians spend your money; why the Fathers of Confederation thought Canada should always be freer and lower-taxed than the United States; and how politicians too often waste the hard-earned money of Canadians on special interests and misguided boondoggles.
The Potless Generation
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,590. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: April 2, 2014 by The Manuscript Publisher. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
The Potless Generation is where my country and our world is at right now, put where we are by the unscrupulous, ruthless and greedy. I doubt there is any true artist who does not know just what it is like to be potless from time to time, myself included. These poems visit many places, emotions and themes, from the sublime to the ridiculous, with some more sombre stuff thrown in there too.