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Africa the Good News
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,230. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011 by Conceptualee Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Africana
THIS BOOK TELLS A DIFFERENT STORY ABOUT AFRICA… Unlike the countless books that try to explain what went wrong in Africa, “Africa – The Good News” looks at what is going right. It gives voice to Africans and (non-Africans) who have a different story to tell to the commonplace one of hopelessness: it tells the tale of the African dream becoming the reality.
Divide and Take
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,920. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Angry protesters, reports of an outbreak of stray dogs, and being forcibly removed from the closet are the issues Sarah Polsky faces in the book Divide and Take. It’s the story of what happens within a small town in Minnesota going through economic hardship. Unfortunately, the choices made by residents may make the town’s water supply permanently disappear.
Saving the World by Rediscovering Happiness
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Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Category: Essay » Political
Happiness is based on relationships, not on wealth and privilege. It is through relationships that we serve one another’s needs, and thus also the needs of our species. As subjects of monetary and legal systems – servants of the state instead of one another – we live mostly in pursuit of happiness. This explains why, not only that our relationships are in trouble, but also our planet.
Adaptability, a Blessing or a Curse?
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Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Category: Essay » Sociology
This essay reveals how our brains adapt to painful situations by taking comfort in illusions. By finding fulfillment in beliefs and dreams, we have "normalized" a way of life that is not sustainable. Our eventual survival requires a way of life based on intimacy. Finding comfort in the moment, we would no longer be dependent on dreams, and thus also on the "truths" by which we hope to realize them
Laughing Gas
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A boss-employee relationship is strained to the breaking point, as a moral debate ensues over the lab's latest creation. A hilarious, satirical take on near-future global finance, warfare, and economic disparity.
Reaganomics in Plain and Simple English
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 18. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Reaganomics has become one of the most talked about economic theories in modern economics--but what exactly is it? If you don't quite get ecomics, but want to know why it's so important, then this book is for you! This puts the idea of trickle-down economics in an easy to read format and helps you understand all the key concepts.
Slitting the Sycamore
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,510. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012 by Acton Institute. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Education / Adult
The effectiveness of Christian participation in political, economic, and social life depends upon understanding the proper relationship between the Church and the world, Christ and culture.
IT'S THE ECONOMY, STUPID a Rhodes Scholar Education in One Hour
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,830. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
IT’S THE ECONOMY, STUPID explains in under an hour what truly matters in this (or any other) Presidential election. You’ll be able to identify the culprits responsible for economic theory and policy — and you’ll know why they’ve created this mess. In other words, you’ll be as smart as Bill Clinton, the Rhodes Scholar for whom the catch phrase “It’s the economy, stupid” was coined.
25 Money Saving Tips on How to Save in Hard Economic Times
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance
This book examines 25 different ways that people can save money and reduce expenses in difficult economic conditions. Covering a variety of areas from home and utilities to dining and entertainment, King will provide great tips on how most people can save thousands of dollars a year. The book also places value on time and stresses making sure that the amount saved exceeds the value of time spent.
Grow Rich in the New Africa: Navigating Business Opportunities on the Continent
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,210. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012 by Conceptualee Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » International business
"Grow Rich in the New Africa" attempts to present a number of opportunities and strategies so that entrepreneurs, investors, and SMEs can piece together unique strategy configurations to be successful in Africa. It extends the coverage first presented in Redefining Business in the New Africa.