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Money Gita: The $247 Trillion Global Debt And The Dream Merchants
Price: $24.70 USD. Words: 16,420. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Consumerism
Balasubramaniyum a.k.a bals2you, a seemingly successful adman, creative writer, also a venture capitalist happens to get a message from Lord Kubera, the treasurer of wealth, who has come to collect the $247 Trillion Global Debt, on line!
Poetry Of Every Thing
Price: Free! Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism
Alternative poetry, impersonal poetry, poetry about everyday things that cast long shadows over our existence that go largely unnoticed. Through ordinary objects like parking lots to cell phones and computers to sunspots, even a few flowers, life comes through the cracks we always seem to be stepping on.
Rents: How Marketing Causes Inequality
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 108,530. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Consumerism, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Economic policy
A captivating book that argues that the dramatic rise of income inequality since 1970 has been caused by advances in marketing. Marketers have become better at causing and exploiting market distortions in legal ways. The legal system tries to prevent the deliberate creation of market failures, but it has not evolved at the same speed. Business schools have outsmarted law schools.
Nexhuman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,220. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2018 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
"A thoughtful meditation on what it means to be human and an exciting peek into a world that is just around the corner." James Patrick Kelly (Nebula, Locus, and Hugo Award winner) There is Alba. And there is everything else. In a future threatened by the spread of "kipple" (garbage & trash), Peter Payne is part of a fringe society that scavenges junk to survive.
[Not] a Dictator - Hope Is What You Sell When You Want to Take Advantage of Someone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,990. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
John 2:15-17 Warning: All characters and events in this story, even those based on real people, are completely fictional. The following story has some coarse language and due to its content, should not be viewed by just anyone. This story is about the internal conflict of being an extremely successful and horrible person or a genuinely caring and less successful person that no one cares about
How About a Coke and Some Fries?
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Fiction » Mashups
We had come to a sheer drop-off—a few of us having realized too late. There was nowhere left to run. Above us, like vultures, attack helicopters circled. Turning to meet my doom, I saw that Ronald McDonald had become former President Ronald Reagan. “Well,” he said. “How about it?”
An's Workshop
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,680. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
The year is 2065 and the corporations (CORs) have taken over all forms of work. There are only warehouses (futurehouses) and factories. Traditional stores are a thing of the past; now everything is bought online and delivered by drone. It is a world where 1984's fascism and Brave New World's consumerism collide, a world where the only escape is to build your way out.
Ends. Why We Overlook Endings for Humans, Products, Services and Digital. And Why We Shouldn’t.
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 67,280. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics / theory, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Environmental / General
Ends makes a compelling case that demonstrates how, over centuries, our changing relationship with death has led to the loss of our relationship with endings. Giving rise to guilt-free consumers, an overly-blamed business sector and a society which finds itself at a loss when it needs to grapple with responsibility. The book would appeal to people who enjoy reading about new ideas to big problems.
Electronic Waste: Forgotten, But Not Gone...
Price: Free! Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2017. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Essay » Political
Electronic waste, or e-waste, is a staggering problem as a global consumer culture and planned obsolescence in new technologies sees millions of tonnes of old electronics tossed every year. But in 2017, it seems we still aren’t getting the message about e-waste. Research from UNSW says the policy is poorly implemented, lags behind international best practice, and is based on outdated targets.
10 Ways to Be Less Consumerist
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2017 by 101 Seleções. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Codependency
Do you buy things without need? Do you buy things to feel happy? If the answer is "yes" then you need to read this short book.