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Pooling Our Resources to Foster Black Progress: An Entrepreneurship and Impact Investing Framework
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,550. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
This book provides a framework for pooling resources on a large, national scale to address problems, particularly in underserved communities, through an impact investment fund. The “EXCEL-TRANSFORM Fund” will be a vehicle for galvanizing large numbers of people to pool funds to provide needed capital to entrepreneurs, businesses and nonprofits that can have transformational impact in communities.
The Whistleblower - Lifting The Lid On Ireland's Banking Sector Just Before The Bust
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,080. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
IT WAS ME, I DID IT! In 2007 Jonathan Sugarman walked into the Irish Regulator’s office, told him: ‘I’ve been breaking your most serious banking law; signing off on billions that don’t exist, on statements verifying my employer bank is sound when in fact it dices with disaster, breaks liquidity requirements by multiples; here, the evidence.’ For this, he has paid a high price. This is his story.
Indeterminate Sentence: A New Zealand World War II Conscientious Objector's Story
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 49,240. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013 by Philip Garside. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Compelling story of a World War II conscientious objector captures a piece of New Zealand history that is not well known. The small group of people described here had a strong influence on the thinking of others as New Zealanders later grappled with the issues raised by the Vietnam War in the late 1960s and the nuclear ships issue more recently.
Laws That Shape Our Lives: Public Policy Essays
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,700. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
From cyberspace to outer space, public policy shapes our lives, our planet, and our future. The ten essays collected in Laws That Shape Our Lives comprehensively analyze controversial policy measures such as net neutrality, tobacco packaging, water fluoridation, same-sex marriage, and the patenting of biological & genetic material.