Books tagged: great recession

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Far From Luck
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
At the crossroads where the Great Depression and the Great Recession meet, Charles O'Hay's poignant and often edgy words remind us that we're sometimes Far From Luck.
They Got the Gold Mine and We Got the Shaft
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,810. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
A must read for every political junkie. This easy informative explanation of what politics has to done to give us this economy, and why we have the 1% vs the 99% today. This book is well researched and connects all the dots between politics, money and our economy. This information will make it easy to win many political arguments.
Everybody Works
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Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 17,960. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Green business
Everybody Works "A Proven Model and Handbook for Green Job Creation", a collection of insight and stories offering unique and shared perspectives within the creation of green jobs. The guide features a walk through a proven model attempting to address the issues of underserved workers and businesses within the urban and suburban community. Global warming & outdated technology is changing the game!
Laid Off - Victims of the Great Recession
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Price: Free! Words: 8,460. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Plays » American / African American
In 2010, in the wake of the Great Recession, Gibson Enterprises is one of the few companies that continue to do well and hire new workers in the weakened economy, where subordinate manager Lindsay Mallory interviews several the unemployed workers. During the interviews, she learns how they were each forced to seek new employment, and how it has impacted each of them and their families.
The Bridge Burner
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 131,660. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Craig Parker's debut novel, The Bridge Burner, humorously illustrates an American family's transition to a new life at the dawn of the Great Recession. This entertaining melodrama is extraordinarily current, consistently funny, and, above all, sincere. Join Craig Parker on his journey from the Midwest's suburbia to the solace of the Central Rockies.
The Apple Store Job Fair: Don't Drink The Water, Don't Use The Restroom (Essay)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: American English. Published: March 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Careers / job hunting
If you're ever invited to attend the Apple Store Job Fair at the Cupertino headquarters, don't drink the water. The employees pushing the cold bottles of water are store managers. If you find yourself with an urgent need to urinate during the two-hour presentation and activity session, don't use the restroom. You will piss away your job interview if you do. (A 8,300-word personal essay.)
The Global Economic Crisis - Perspectives on some developments in the United States and Europe during 2012-2013
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 10,780. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics / macroeconomics
This book is based on articles written by the author about the global economic situation during 2012-2013.
Degenerations
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,880. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013 by FedoraArts Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
It's May 20, 2015, and California is burning. In college town San Luis Obispo, someone just put Chase/Manhattan to the torch. Stunned baby boomers and sarcastic Generation Xers gather to bemoan the violence, while one social researcher may have worked out what it is the children want... Now with BONUS STORY "Archives."
Osama bin Laden is Dead
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,440. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013 by Vagabondage Press LLC. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Osama bin Laden is Dead is about growing up in a sad little town in the middle of nowhere. It’s about going to high school with a bunch of rich kids who hate you because you buy your clothes at Walmart. It’s about your parents manipulating you into enrolling in a creepy Christian college where morons go to be brainwashed. It’s about dating a girl who won’t put out.
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
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.