The money-based global economy is failing. The credit crunch undermined capitalism's ability to ensure rising incomes and prosperity while market-led attempts to combat climate change are fought tooth and nail by business as environmental crises continue. We urgently need to combat those who say "there is no alternative" to the current system, but what would an alternative look like? The contributors to Life Without Money argue that it is time radical, non-market models were taken seriously. The book brings together diverse voices presenting strong arguments against our money-based system's ability to improve lives and prevent environmental disaster. Crucially, it provides a direct strategy for undercutting capitalism by refusing to deal in money, and offers money-free models of governance and collective sufficiency. Life Without Money is written by high-profile activist scholars, including Harry Cleaver, Ariel Salleh, and John O'Neill, making it an excellent text for political economy and environmental courses, as well as an inspiring manifesto for those who want to take action.
This book is designed to be short and sweet so that everyone can read through it quickly and remember the principles easily and quickly so as to be able to apply them in their daily lives. How many times have you bought a book but left it on the shelf because it has way too many pages? I myself have bought two bookcases of books, many of which were left unread. This book is designed for you to be able to finish reading quickly so everyone can start applying these basic principles of happiness. When read thoroughly, these principles can be comprehended quickly. When applied, they can be very effective in serving their purpose. It is my joy and my hope that everyone will apply these principles and help each other and everyone around them lead a happy, loving, and blessed life. This book is an antidote for bottled-up anger, suppressed depression, and stifled expression of one's emotions. It is the ultimate solution that I hope will be much more effective and better than any drug or any gun-control measures (even though that is necessary too), far better than any depression pills one can take. It solves the root of the problem from the inside out, clearing bottled-up anger, uncontrollable depression, and stifled emotions. It is a very effective solution to marital problems in prevention of a pending divorce and as a secret to a happy family. These principles, when applied to our daily lives, could be the ultimate solutions for our social problems that cost the society much more money and lives than one can even think of. Without them, we are all robbing ourselves of the joy of livelihood, the ultimate living in this happy world. If applied, this world could be a much happier place to live in the ultimate goal for everyone, the rich and the everyday person who is always striving to succeed. If applied, we will not be wasting our money and time on taking drugs or drinking alcohol just to drown our sorrows so we can feel better for that small moment of time drugs and alcohol can bring. My antidote is natural and free; it will save you a lot of money and bring you a lot of happiness in many years to come. Joy and happiness will soon be a part of your family life and part of your daily living so that not many can comprehend how one can even achieve this kind of happiness without money, drugs, or alcohol. This book brings everlasting joy and happiness from the inside out, hence helping to solve our social problems such as gun killings, murder due to anger, suicides caused by depression, and also marital problems and divorces.
WHO IS A MAN WITHOUT MONEY, CAN HE BE HIM SELF? WHY DO WOMAN ONLY WANT A MAN WITH MONEY? DOES MONEY MAKE THE MAN OR MAN MAKE THE MONEY? IF YOUR MAN IS DEPRESSED, HAS NO MONEY, FEELS LESS THAN A MAN, NO SELF LOVE OR RESPECT FROM HIM SELF, THIS BOOK IS FOR YOU.
This book is a companion volume to the well-known earlier work of the author, "Kingdom Wealth: The Power to Get It" (available from www.amazon.com, www.BarnesandNoble.com, www.trafford.com/07-2268 and other online sources). It is pragmatic and applicable to everyday living, especially appealing to those who consider themselves citizens of the Kingdom of God and radical enough to search for treasures under the biblical sands. In Isaiah 55:1, God the Father makes an ecstatic and passionate call to the thirsty, the desperate and the daring to come to His waters and buy without money. It is indeed an invitation to a business relationship, for the expression "waters", in this context, carries a commerce connotation, akin to the waterfront, the docks or port, the site of the most voluminous trade in any progressive economy. We are challenged to come and cast our bread on the waters and see it return in multiple dimensions within a few days (Ecclesiastes 11:1). This efficient and reliable Kingdom economic model is far superior to Wall Street's debt-based system or any other earth-based investment sheme; it is recession-proof, employing currencies much higher than money. Study this book and prove its immense value yourself. Get ready for true wealth.
The evolution has evolved not just on the basis of great inventions but by following successful footsteps. This book tells the stories of several such successful people whose footsteps have made a difference in the world. With over 20+ successful inspiring stories, this book is a memoir to every single person, who is hustling their way towards succeeding in their desired goals. The book is not a motivational book but a guide book towards winning in life. The evolution has evolved not just on the basis of great inventions but by following successful footsteps. This book tells the stories of several such successful people whose footsteps have made a difference in the world. With over 20+ successful inspiring stories, this book is a memoir to every single person, who is hustling their way towards succeeding in their desired goals. The book is not a motivational book but a guide book towards winning in life.
We rush to meet deadlines, scramble to acquire new possessions, spend too little time with friends and families. So how can we possibly slow down enough to do the things that we know really make us happy and fulfilled?
Joey Luck and his daughter Cindy are small-time criminals going nowhere fast, until they join forces with Vin Pinna, a hardened criminal on the run from Miami. They soon begin to set their sights higher and turn their hands to kidnapping. But their hostage, ex-movie star Don Elliot, seems to have different ideas. When he wants in they form a 'quartet in crime', and this time the stakes are higher still - eight Russian stamps worth a million dollars. 'Realistic and suspenseful far beyond his average' Observer
Although the title of this book indicates One parents story, struggle its actually about the battle between all parents and teens; or simply adults and teens in general. I say battle, but it has actually risen to the potential for what I call generational warfare. Basically, teenagers have little respect for adults; especially parents. The protocol is simple; and yes most adults do recall progressing strategically in the same way during their own youth. Even before were born; we make demands. Then after weve grown a few years; we make many more demands. By the age of ten to thirteen, we more than expect those demands to unquestionably be met. Finally by the last 3 to 5 years of youth while living at home with our parents; weve assessed who our biggest enemy is and how we would like to take down who we now see as both an enemy, and a dictator. Simply put: after youve bitten the hand that feeds you for so long; that hand begins to appear useless. And once that represents uselessness; the person behind that outreaching hand, also serves no purpose to you. So the stage is set. Teenagers wont look back with any sense of appreciation; and parents, who also continued to grow; will look back and wonder: was it all worth it. Many are optimistic, while others are in denial. But most can only feel one thingWhat was I thinking.
In high school, despite my passion for and acumen in math and science, I was counseled to avoid higher education in these fields because there would not be employment opportunities for a blind man in these disciplines. Surpassing Expectations: My Life without Sight is a memoir which describes the activities that brought me international acclaim as a scientist, policymaker, and advocate. Dozens of vignettes are included that portray my joyous and successful life despite having been blind since the age of five. The book was written to be informative, entertaining, and, hopefully for some, inspirational. Many people have a disability or at least a functional limitation, and too many of them feel lost, not knowing whether life will ever be fulfilling for them. Often they are helped by learning about someone else with a disability who had the motivation, persistence, and tools that allowed him or her to overcome their difficulties and to attain a higher quality of life. My book is intended to serve this purpose. Dispersed throughout the autobiographical material, I answer questions that people regularly pose to me: What emotional crises did I face when adapting to blindness as a child? What barriers did I encounter during my education and when seeking competitive employment? What techniques do I use to ensure safe independent travel especially in foreign countries? What adaptations did I need to make as a husband and father? What type of technological tools do I use to reduce the effects of blindness? What imagery do blind people experience in their thoughts and dreams? The memoir describes legislation that I drafted, which enhanced computer usability for people with disabilities. I also recount incidents that occurred during my numerous foreign travels, invitations to speak and advise in venues such as the White House and Universal Television studios, and my interactions with famous people from Swedish Queen Silvia to Geraldo Rivera. The book concludes with my thoughts on how I succeeded in my education and arduous career while enjoying an active life. I offer suggestions on how my formula for success and happiness can be emulated by others, especially young people who also have a disability.
Out of print for many years, and republished in this new edition, this is the autobiography of the formative years of one of our finest writers. Alan Sillitoe has been critically acclaimed for his many novels and short stories, including the bestsellers 'Saturday Night and Sunday Morning' and 'The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner'. Sillitoe's early years of council-house penury in Nottingham, followed by evacuation, life in the army, tuberculosis, his rebirth as a polemical angry young man, and the publication of his first books are told with emotion and dexterity. The strong sense of place, whether the Malayan jungle or seedy post-war England, is vivid and enduring, and the story of his life is told in a masterful and poignant yet unsentimental prose. Sillitoe was described by the 'Observer' as a 'master storyteller', and this is the evocative and memorable telling of the physical and mental coming of age of one of our finest and most enduring authors.
You're no idiot, of course. Money's always on your mind; if you're not working to make more, you're wondering where it all went. Will you have to give up movies and CDs to get your bank account to grow? Play it smart and you can have it all! Whether you're saving for something big like college or wondering why you're always broke, this info-packed book has the answers you need. 'The Complete Idiot's Guide to Money for Teens' can show you how to: -Stop the bleeding! Easy ways to get a grip on your expenses. -Make sense of bank and credit card statements. -Work wise and shop smart; get the most of your money. -Pay less for the things you buy - even designer labels! -Learn what it takes to be a teen entrepreneur.
A Christian Understanding of Personhood Illustrated with Reference to Power, Money, Sex and Time
Author: Church of England. Doctrine Commission
Publisher: Church House Publishing
What does it mean to be human? Using the Wisdom books of the Old Testament and the books of Luke and Acts in the New Testament, the Church of England's Doctrine Commission seeks to address this question here from the perspective of four key elements in human experience: power, money, sex and time.
Applying the Wisdom of a Modern-Day Prophet to Tackle the Challenges of Work and Life
Author: Ben Stein
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Category: Business & Economics
Why should you let Ben Stein tell you how to live? Who's he to say what's what? The reason you should listen to Ben Stein is, quite simply, he says a lot of smart stuff about many different things. He's the wise old owl perched in a tree, waiting to answer all of your questions about life, marriage, work, and money. Delivered with the dry, honest wit that millions of people have come to know and love, Ben Stein shares his advice on nearly every topic imaginable, from the importance of being a loving spouse to the folly of supply-side economics. Understand the value of punctuality, sleep, and diversification. Let his wisdom guide you in coping with loss, feelings of despair, and national deficits. Stein's experience from Washington to Hollywood—and everywhere in between—makes him an ideal individual to offer guidance to others. His expertise in countless fields substantiates his keen observations on the range of challenges that people face every day. What Would Ben Stein Do? Well, he would read this book. Learn something new and useful from Ben Stein today.
A CAPITAL PLACE ...is how the author remembers Minnesota's historic Sandy Lake: important fur-trading hub, promised land to a succession of Native American tribes, 18th-century captial of the Ojibwe Nation, and strategic gateway to the Mississippi River from Lake Superiorroute follwed by nearly all the famous men of Minnesota History. In this Reminiscence spanning more than a half-century, Laursen writes of boyhood days on a primitive Sandy Lake fishing resort, of his long struggle to become a writer, of exciting years with a youthful Medtronic and of the inspiring seqence of events which led him and wife to a Bed & Breakfast Inn on the shores of Leech Lake.
Denis married his high school sweetheart, Shannon, and to that union three children were born. Tragically, their middle child, Jake, died unexpectedly in his sleep in the summer of 2008. Doctors never gave a definitive reason for his death. The loss brought unrelenting pain to the tightly-knit family, which turned to its unwavering faith for answers. It also created an environment ripe for introspection. After a great deal of soul-searching, the author found renewed purpose to his life after seeing the legacy left by his 12-year-old son. Denis shares his story in this book, which he hopes can inspire others to live a life worthy of a positive legacy.
Embracing a History of Monetary Theories, and a History of the Currencies of the United States
Author: Henry Varnum Poor
Publisher: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.
Category: Business & Economics
Paying particular attention to positive and customary law, Poor [1812-1905] traces the history of money from biblical times to the 1870s. More than a chronicle, this book is an ambitious work of economic theory. Though the book was generally considered a failure from a theoretical point of view, it was always esteemed for its legal perspective and review of the literature. To quote an early review in the February 1878 issue of the Atlantic Monthly, it gives the reader "all that is worth listening to in any noted writer on money from Aristotle down to the present time....The entire freedom with which the author deals with the greatest reputations makes his work extremely 'lively reading;' and even those who disagree with him cannot fail to find it entertaining" (266).
"Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne and 1st Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne, KG, PC (21 July 1693 ? 17 November 1768) was a British Whig statesman, whose official life extended throughout the Whig supremacy of the 18th century. He is commonly known as the Duke of Newcastle. A protégé of Sir Robert Walpole, he served under him for more than twenty years until 1742. He held power with his brother, Henry Pelham (the Prime Minister of Great Britain), until 1754. He had at this point served as a Secretary of State continuously for thirty years?dominating British foreign policy."--Wikipedia.