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Financial Melancholia: Mental Health and Indebtedness
Price: Free! Words: 17,530. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Psychology » Depression
The rise of mental health problems cannot be understood in narrowly medical terms, an economy driven by debt (and prone to problem debt at the level of households) will have a predisposition towards rising rates of depression. This research looks beyond the statistics to understand how individuals describe the experience of being deeply in debt and the related health and social problems.
Budget 2015 : What India Wants By MR Venkatesh
Price: Free! Words: 22,800. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Essay » Political
Budget 2015 Expectations is a quick read and a must read for everyone who has a view on what this Budget ought to be like and what to take away from the Budget once it is finally presented.
Compound Interest: An Essay
Price: Free! Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015. Categories: Essay » Business, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Compound interest not conducive to economic growth and harmony in society. Proposes banks charge simple interest on loans, and be allowed to invest in entrepreneurial partnerships to supplement profits. This produces absolute wealth, more assets for society rather than redistribution.
The Piketty Task
Price: Free! Words: 12,930. Language: British English. Published: January 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
The main economic problems in 2015 are national debt and declining real incomes. Piketty’s theory of investment and growth is outlined before economic remedies are considered. These might include vigorous pursuit of tax avoidance by multinationals and restoration of the state’s role in public housing. The curious nature of money and ways of reducing national debt are considered.
Scotland? No such country!
Price: Free! Words: 11,750. Language: British English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
The sources for national identity are considered in terms of five factors: language, religion, economy, geography and a common enemy. The only difference between people north and south of 55 degrees latitude that emerges is that the Scots dialect of English remains closer to German than does standard English. This book updates the 2014 version and separates the economic proposals into a new e-book
The Final Discrimination
Price: Free! Words: 8,530. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business ethics
Our civilised societies have abolished discrimination - right? WRONG! Read how we can remove the final discrimination.
Yellen and The Fed: A WSJ Briefing
Price: Free! Words: 32,080. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Money & monetary policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
This briefing, with a foreword by the Wall Street Journal’s Chief Economics Correspondent Jon Hilsenrath, excerpts the Journal’s coverage of Ms. Yellen and the Federal Reserve, providing context and background for the committee’s meeting in March and beyond.
Bailing out the Dysfunctional US Property Tax System
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,080. Language: American English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
The property assessment and tax system in the US is totally dysfunctional. However, slapping more taxes or bonding out fictitious future revenue streams will not cure their self-inflicted wounds. This book will reveal a series of gutsy and long-term solutions to the challenges threatening their economic safety.
Australian Politics -The Alternative Commission of Audit
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
The newly elected Australian government appointed a Commission of Audit, a group of conservative businessmen. The result they produced sent the population shuddering at the horrifying vision they painted. We have produced our own Audit report, a vision by the People, for the People. It paints a far rosier picture that would build a fairer, more equitable and inclusive Australia.
The Currency Paradox
Price: Free! Words: 14,890. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic conditions, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
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With the publishing of French economist Thomas Piketty's seminal work, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, many have begun to contemplate the effects of economic inequality and the potential for a "post-capitalist" world. This essay outlines the fundamental flaw of the capitalist system and attempts the daunting challenge of conceptualizing a system that could viably replace it.
Australian Budget 2014 – The Alternative
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
We are told there is a debt crisis - but there isn't. We are told we have to slash spending - but spending is not the problem. In this article Skye looks at the Australian Budget in 2014 and discusses the truth behind the lies, and looks at how we might make cuts, if they were necessary, by starting at the top.
Australian Politics – the GST Solution
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Social and political commentator, Skye Blue, looks at an innovative solution to the GST issue in Australian politics.Do we have a revenue problem, or a spending problem? Who should decide what the GST rate is? Perhaps you should decide? Join Skye in this unique article about the GST.
The Late Great United States
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 151,140. Language: American English. Published: March 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
This book, The Late Great United States, describes the reasons why the United States will soon collapse.
Unsustainable Population
Price: Free! Words: 10,070. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Parenting » Fertility and Conception
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The book attempts to put the issue of sustainable population on the political agenda. Global warming, species extinction and migration pressure arise when seven billion people occupy a planet that may only sustain two billion. Anti-immigrant feelings, the Arab Spring and wars in Africa and Syria may be consequences of the birth rate. Options are considered for six countries.
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.
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?
An Impulse to bring-off a "Remodeled India"
Price: Free! Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
A Monograph on "Politics and Economic Development".
Un coup de pouce ou une aumône : des suggestions pour améliorer le programme canadien de péréquation
Price: Free! Words: 9,030. Language: Canadian French. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Essay » Political
The French edition of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation's popular e-book on the Canadian equalization program.
Do Americans Believe Capitalism and Government are Working?: Religious Left, Religious Right and the Future of the Economic Debate
Price: Free! Words: 18,120. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social services
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Greed, lack of equal opportunity, poverty and lasting inequality are the reasons more than 4-in-10 (42 percent) Americans say capitalism is not working well, a major new national survey finds. The survey, which explores Americans’ views on faith, values and the economy, also finds that only the oldest Americans believe they are better off than their parents’ generation.
Jeff's Greatest Political & Economic Tweets
Series: Jeff's Greatest Political & Economic Tweets, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,720. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
To politicians and economists everywhere who provide such fertile material...similar to the material cows provide.