Books tagged: austerity

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Bootneck Bootneck
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 168,990. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2018 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
From an early childhood of post war austerity in a bankrupted Britain, the book is Croskerry's journey from a troubled adolescence to a life of normality. Whether you are a former serviceman, a baby boomer, or just someone looking for an adventurous read, you will enjoy a nostalgic walk through a transformative period of our time.
The Night Fisherman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A story of love and danger on a council estate in the mid fifties.
The Aliens of Valtrit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,510. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Fantasy » General
After UK spy agency employee Gina Perelli peers through an espionage camera altered by an electrical surge, she and her MI7 boss see a dozen men executed by ray guns a world away. Gina and her partner, London policeman Colin Green, must capture a ray gun, the most important arms development since nuclear weapons. Gina and Colin follow a trail to a planet called Valtrit.
The Days of Mister Thomas
You set the price! Words: 51,970. Language: British English. Published: July 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
The Days of Mr Thomas is a speculative fiction set in a not too distant dystopia, tracking the interwoven lives of six people who will ultimately change the country. Originally serialised in Schlock Webzine in 2012-2013 and met with riotous cheering, it is now available in full for the first time.
Forging Economic Discovery in 21st Century Britain
Price: Free! Words: 21,270. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Public finance, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
Drawing on a wide range of academic and non-academic experts, this collection of essays explores the changes that need to happen in our understanding and analysis of the UK economy. Authors speak to the groundswell of interest in wrestling ‘the economy’ away from elite policy circles and developing a new collaborative research agenda where the economy is a human, rather than abstract, endeavour.
A Selection of Nineteenth Century Broadside Ballads from Collections in Manchester
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: British English. Published: April 27, 2015 by PARIAH PRESS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
A Selection of Nineteenth Century Broadside Ballads from Collections in Manchester is a considered introduction to the subject of historical newsprint and song from the pre-eminent broadside balladress of the Manchester region - Jennifer Reid. A rising talent in her field of research.
The Piketty Task
Price: Free! Words: 13,410. 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.
Scourge III: Thriving in the Age of Austerity
Price: Free! Words: 42,120. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / existentialism
I really love the succinct way you write about living positively regardless of the circumstances of your life. Believing in the new age prosperity thinking (along with some bad luck) led me down a bigtime abyss of depression to the point of contemplating suicide. Thankfully that is behind me now. I made a mistake, and now truly value the power of realism and living positively. -- Kathy
Scourge II: Belief Orientations behind the Great Recession
Price: Free! Words: 41,730. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Developmental / general, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Comparative Religion
Scourge 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.
Tax Me I'm Canadian ! A Taxpayer's Guide to Your Money and How Politicians Spend It
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,020. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance / taxation, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
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.