Books tagged: austerity

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Friends to Keep Friends to Dump
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
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!
Price: Free! Words: 10,850. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011 by OpenMute Press. Categories: 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';
All Greek To Me
Series: The Quiet Rooms Trilogy, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 53,150. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
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
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.
The Potless Generation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,590. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: April 2, 2014 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Biography
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.
Scourge II: Belief Orientations behind the Great Recession
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,610. 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.
Scourge III: Thriving in the Age of Austerity
Price: $0.99 USD. 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
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.
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.
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.