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Fault Lines: How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten the World Economy (New in Paper)
Raghuram G. Rajan
Princeton University Press
Raghuram Rajan was one of the few economists who warned of the global financial crisis before it hit. Now, as the world struggles to recover, it's tempting to blame what happened on just a few greedy bankers who took irrational risks and left the rest of us to foot the bill. In Fault Lines , Rajan argues that serious flaws in the economy are also to blame, and warns that a potentially more devastating crisis awaits us if they aren't fixed. ...
Mind over Money: Overcoming the Money Disorders That Threaten Our Financial Health
Do you overspend? Undersave? Keep secrets about money from a spouse or family member? Are you anxious about dealing with your finances? If so, you are not alone. Let's face it–just about all of have complicated, if not downright dysfunctional, relationships with money. As Drs. Brad and Ted Klontz, a father and son team of pioneers in the emerging field of financial psychology explain, our disordered relationships with money aren’t our ...
Government Unions: How They Rob the Tax Payer, Terrorize Workers, and Threaten Our Democracy
The David Horowitz Freedom Center, 2012
Government Unions Gone Wild: How They Rob the Taxpayer, Terrorize Workers, and Work to Reelect the President, which uncovers the shocking truth of public service unions' corruption, thuggery, and political radicalism, and their war against capitalism and the American middle class is told in a searing new expose Written by investigative journalist Matthew Vadum, Government Unions tells of the backroom dealings between public service union ...
The Life God Blesses: Weathering The Storms Of Life That Threaten The Soul
In The Life God Blesses, author and pastor Gordon MacDonald asks the question, are we prepared to weather the storms of life? In this book, MacDonald steers us toward the disciplines, convictions, silence, beauty, and spirit that feed and prepare the soul to recognize and recieve God's blessing. MacDonald reaches into the Bible and into the experiences of godly men and women of history to discover what can be done to lead a blessed life, then ...
Vaccine Epidemic: How Corporate Greed, Biased Science, and Coercive Government Threaten Our Human Rights, Our ...
For the first time in paperback, the essential book on the explosive vaccine controversy. Public health officials state that vaccines are safe and effective, but the truth is far more complicated. Vaccination is a serious medical intervention that always carries the potential to injure and cause death as well as to prevent disease. Coercive vaccination policies deprive people of free and informed consent—the hallmark of ethical ...
The New Leviathan: How the Left-Wing Money-Machine Shapes American Politics and Threatens America's Future
At a time when the national political debate is about inequality and fairness, bestselling author David Horowitz and coauthor Jacob Laksin have written an unsettling book about the distribution of power in America. Thoroughly researched and amply documented, The New Leviathan overturns the conventional wisdom about which end of the political spectrum represents the rich and powerful, and which represents the people. The Democratic ...
Life Doesn't Frighten Me
Stewart, Tabori and Chang
i>Shadows on the wall Noises down the hall Life doesn't frighten me at all" Maya Angelou's brave, defiant poem celebrates the courage within each of us, young and old. From the scary thought of panthers in the park to the unsettling scene of a new classroom, fearsome images are summoned and dispelled by the power of faith in ourselves. Angelou's strong words are matched by the daring vision of artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, whose childlike style ...
Risk Rules: How Local Politics Threaten the Global Economy
Agate B2, 2011
Risk Rules is a comprehensive updating of the authors' critically praised The Kimchi Matters (Agate B2, 2005). The authors, a group of present and former University of Chicago political risk experts, return discussion of globalization and international relations to first principles. Globalization hype has obscured a few basic truths--that political stability and economic growth are usually determined on the local level, and that they're most ...
The Rise of the Fourth Reich: The Secret Societies That Threaten to Take Over America
William Morrow Paperbacks
Throw out everything you think you know about history. Close the approved textbooks, turn off the corporate mass media, and whatever you do, don't believe anything you hear from the government. The Rise of the Fourth Reich reveals the truth about American power. In this explosive exposé, the legendary Jim Marrs explores the frighteningly real possibility that today, in the United States, an insidious ideology thought to have been vanquished ...
Cyber War: The Next Threat to National Security and What to Do About It
Richard A. Clarke
Author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Against All Enemies , former presidential advisor and counter-terrorism expert Richard A. Clarke sounds a timely and chilling warning about America’s vulnerability in a terrifying new international conflict— Cyber War ! Every concerned American should read this startling and explosive book that offers an insider’s view of White House ‘Situation Room’ operations and carries the reader to the ...
The New Tolerance: How a cultural movement threatens to destroy you, your faith, and your children
Josh D. McDowell
Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
This book will help readers discern truth from error and to withstand the pressure--even persecution--to conform to a relativistic culture.
One Nation Under Arrest: How Crazy Laws, Rogue Prosecutors, and Activist Judges Threaten Your Liberty
Brian W. Walsh
The Heritage Foundation
America is in the throes of overcriminalization : We are making and enforcing far too many criminal laws that create traps for the innocent but unwary and threaten to make criminals out of those who are doing their best to be respectable, law-abiding citizens. Key developments in criminal law and practice over the past few decades have raised troubling questions about the fairness of our criminal justice system as it affects the average ...
End of The Good Life: How the Financial Crisis Threatens a Lost Generation--and What We Can Do About It
Financial journalist Riva Froymovich has good reason to be anxious about the financial turmoil facing Generation Y. This is her generation. Indeed, Generation Y has suffered the brunt of the financial crisis and great recession. For those in the U.S. born after 1976, the American dream is a is becoming a nightmare. Swamped in student loan debt they’re postponing marriage and buying homes, unable to save money, and delaying having children. ...
Diabesity: A Doctor and Her Patients on the Front Lines of the Obesity-Diabetes Epidemic
Francine R. Kaufman MD
Experts now predict that more than one-third of American children born in 2000 will develop diabetes in their lifetime. Written by one of the world’s leading authorities on the link between obesity and diabetes, this passionate, frightening–but ultimately hopeful–book points the way to a solution. To enter Dr. Francine Kaufman’s clinic is to see the future of America: a 220-pound twelve-year-old boy…a 267-pound thirteen-year-old ...
Joe's Law: America's Toughest Sheriff Takes on Illegal Immigration, Drugs and Everything Else That Threatens ...
Outspoken, no-nonsense and eminently fascinating, Joseph M. Arpaio has captured the public's imagination from his first day as sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona, in 1992. He has become an icon, not only in his own state, but all over the world. For almost 15 years, he has maintained an unprecedented 80 per cent approval rating. Famous for his 'get smart and get tough' approach to jails, Arpaio conceived The Tent City Jail where he houses his ...
The Myth of the Muslim Tide: Do Immigrants Threaten the West? (Vintage)
From the author of prize-winning Arrival City , a controversial and long-overdue rejoinder to the excessive fears of an Islamic threat that have spread throughout America and Europe and threaten our basic values. Since September 11, 2001, a growing chorus has warned that Western society and values are at risk of being overrun by a tide of Islamic immigrants. These sentiments reached their most extreme expression in July 2011, with Anders ...
The Devouring Dragon: How China's Rise Threatens Our Natural World
St. Martin's Press
China’s rise is assaulting the natural world at an alarming rate. In a few short years, China has become the planet’s largest market for endangered wildlife, its top importer of tropical trees, and its biggest emitter of greenhouse gases. Its rapid economic growth has driven up the world’s very metabolism: in Brazil, farmers clear large swaths of the Amazon to plant soybeans; Indian poachers hunt tigers and elephants to feed Chinese ...
Deadly Choices: How the Anti-Vaccine Movement Threatens Us All
Paul A. Offit
There's a silent, dangerous war going on out there. On one side are parents, bombarded with stories about the dangers of vaccines, now wary of immunizing their sons and daughters. On the other side are doctors, scared to send kids out of their offices vulnerable to illnesses like whooping cough and measles--the diseases of their grandparents. How did anyone come to view vaccines with horror? The answer is rooted in one of the most powerful ...
Everything readers ever wanted to know about deadly viruses, killer parasites, flesh-eating microbes, and other lifethreatening beasties but were afraid to ask What disease, known as "the White Death" has killed 2 billion people, and counting? What fatal disease lurks undetected in air conditioners and shower heads, waiting to become airborne? How lethal is the Ebola virus, and will there ever be a cure for it? How do you catch ...
The Legend of Zelda - Twilight Princess (GameCube Version) (Prima Authorized Game Guide)
When Twilight Threatens, Prima Guides the Way ·Written specifically for the GameCube version! ·The complete Twilight Princess compendium ·Exclusive maps for every dungeon in the game, plus all hidden dungeons mastered including the infamous Cave of Ordeals! ·All Golden Bugs, Poes, Pieces of Heart, Fairies, Rare Gold Chu locations, dig spot caverns, overworld and dungeon treasure chests, and every major Rupee location in the entire world ...
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