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$= Financial Equality
Price: $1.99 $1.49 USD. (25% off!) Words: 6,820. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Financial Equality involves a simplified tax code. The wealthy privileged pay little to no tax, vs the financially deficient who pay taxes while struggling to survive. The Patriot Tax Code accounts for necessities: Allotments, a Living Wage, Concessions, a solid Social Security system, Univ Healthcare, Unemployment and Underemployment Relief, creation of FAT, elimination of Inheritance Tax.
Breaking the Pattern
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 255,520. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Qula Kwedini Kabawo
Price: $2.19 USD. Words: 13,070. Language: Xhosa. Published: September 14, 2017 by Via Afrika. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
UQula kwedini kabawo, yincwadi yamabali amafutshane esiXhosa abhalwe ngu M. Mlilo. Amanye kula mabali amalunga nokuziphatha kolutsha kanti amanye achaphazela i-HIV AIDS. Ulwimi nendlela le ncwadi ibhalwe ngayo lwenza abafundi babe nomdla kulwimi lwesiXhosa. Iziganeko umbhali azibaluleyo kula mabali zitsha zaye zisaqaqambile ezingqondweni zethu. Nantso ke bafundi yeyenu!
Endless Change
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,330. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Parker’s mother always said he jumped into things without thinking first, and that’s exactly what he did when he saw Dakota, cold and hungry, fending for herself on the city streets. How could he ignore the pain and fear in her dark eyes?
The House With No Electricity
Price: Free! Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Set in the years of great prosperity right after World War Two, here's the story of a boy who grew up dirt poor, in the only house in town without electricity. How he coped with multiple problems and embraced his austere upbringing is an inspiration to all.
Making Her Mark
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,760. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Coming of age
When everything changed, Kelli thought she would be happy. But nothing really changed. Kelli’s life has never been easy. She’s always faced her problems head on. She’s strong and savvy and in charge of herself. All of that is about to change.
The Conquest of Bread
Price: Free! Words: 68,130. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2017 by Jonathan-David Jackson. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Peter Kropotkin was born a prince, but renounced his title and became an anarcho-communist. He was imprisoned and exiled from Russia for his beliefs. In this book he shows how capitalism creates poverty and scarcity even though there is enough for all.
Rose Capel's Sacrifice
Price: Free! Words: 43,560. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2017 by White Tree Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Christian » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Rose and Maurice Capel find themselves living in poverty through no fault of their own, and their daughter Gwen is dangerously ill and in need of a doctor and medicine, which they cannot possibly afford. There seems to be only one option -- to offer their daughter to Maurice Capel's unmarried sister, Dorothy, living in the beautiful Welsh countryside, and be left with nothing more than memories.
A Daughter of the King
Price: Free! Words: 43,210. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2018 by White Tree Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
There are the usual misunderstandings in the small village of Royden, but one year they combine to cause serious friction. An elderly lady, the embodiment of kindness, is turned out of her favourite pew by the new vicar. This is a very readable romance from 1909, with many twists and turns. It has been lightly abridged and edited. A story in the style of Margaret S Haycraft.
The Poverty Line Poverty is not natural
Price: Free! Words: 16,070. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Poverty, in most countries are not natural. It is not that there is no resources in the country. But some foolish leaders of the society and a small group of elite siphon away the power-to-buy , the money to richer countries. There are solutions to end poverty and related evils such as Terrorism, unemployment. Will the leaders do it?