Books tagged: consumerism

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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: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,280. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics / theory, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and 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 Research from UNSW says the policy is poorly implemented, lags behind international best practice, and is based on outdated targets.
A Dangerously Unconventional View of Canada
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,800. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
"Oh Canada!" From these loaded words and exultant headlines, one assumes this North American pseudo-country is a veritable utopia. But what do we really know about Canada?
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.
Discipline Of Conferring With Allies - Promise Of Home Project Success! - Series No. 7 - (PHDMUSA)
Price: Free! Words: 8,170. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home networking
"Discipline Of Conferring With Allies" emphasizes the true extents to which your allies can and will assist towards perfecting your leverage in matters of home maintenance and improvement. Here, you are going to learn or be reminded of whom your allies (in this regard) are, and how they can be so useful towards enabling you to make the best possible home decisions, for best possible outcomes!
Snake Eyes & A Scratch-Off Ticket ...Or Born To Lose? - Series No. 6 [PHDMUSA]
Price: Free! Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home networking
There are lots of nice guys in residential contracting. Here, you are introduced to one with whom residents loved to strike up deals. But then, this "nice guy" was strongly reminiscent to "Houdini." Here, in "Snake Eyes & A Scratch-Off Ticket ... ...," you are going to witness how this incredible man worked his "magic" on quite a few private home decision makers in real life.
Are They Whom They Say They Are ...Or Something Else?! Series No. 5 [PHDMUSA]
Price: Free! Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home remodeling
Here, in "Are They Whom They Say They Are ... ... Or Something Else?," among a few important online precautions, I will prove to you the stark danger entailed in online contractor referral operations and online introduced "contractors" without first doing a thorough service validation or reputation check to ascertain if whether or not they are whom they are said to be or whom they say they are.
Successful Contract-Related Home Projects - Master The Process - Series No. 4 [PHDMUSA]
Price: Free! Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home remodeling
"Successful Contract-Related Home Projects - Master the Process" is for aggressively-oriented private home decision makers of America. These are the most successful residents in our country. Of course, this is with emphasis on those driven towards learning more and doing more to ensure that they do not waste time on nursing insignificant values when success of essential projects are at stake.