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The Flower Ornament Scripture: A Translation of the Avatamsaka Sutra
Known in Chinese as Hua-yen and in Japanese as Kegon-kyo , the Avatamsaka Sutra, or Flower Ornament Scripture, is held in the highest regard and studied by Buddhists of all traditions. Through its structure and symbolism, as well as through its concisely stated principles, it conveys a vast range of Buddhist teachings. This one-volume edition contains Thomas Cleary's definitive translation of all thirty-nine books of the sutra, ...
The Coming Collapse of the American Republic: And what you can do to prevent it
Robert A. Hall
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The Coming Collapse of the American Republic draws together extensively-researched details about four threats which are combining to destroy the future for our grandchildren: 1. The incomprehensible debt and unfunded financial liabilities of all levels of government; 2. The threat of uncontrolled, illegal immigration to our economy and culture; 3. The asymmetric war imposed on us by Islamic Jihadists; and, 4. The rise of China as a competitive ...
The $10 Trillion Prize: Captivating the Newly Affluent in China and India
Michael J. Silverstein
Harvard Business Review Press
Meet your new global consumer You’ve heard of the burgeoning consumer markets in China and India that are driving the world economy. But do you know enough about these new consumers to convert them into customers? Do you know that: There will be nearly one billion middle-class consumers in China and India within the next ten years? More than 135 million Chinese and Indians will graduate from college in this timeframe, compared to ...
The Liberty Amendments: Restoring the American Republic
Mark R. Levin
MARK R. LEVIN HAS MADE THE CASE, IN NUMEROUS NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING BOOKS— MEN IN BLACK , LIBERTY AND TYRANNY, AND AMERITOPIA —THAT THE PRINCIPLES UNDERGIRDING OUR SOCIETY AND GOVERNMENTAL SYSTEM ARE UNRAVELING. IN THE LIBERTY AMENDMENTS , HE TURNS TO THE FOUNDING FATHERS AND THE CONSTITUTION ITSELF FOR GUIDANCE IN RESTORING THE AMERICAN REPUBLIC. For a century, the Statists have steadfastly constructed a federal Leviathan, ...
How Much Is a Million
David M. Schwartz
This book reveals how big a bowl would be needed to hold a million goldfish, or how many years it would take to count to a million.
Creating Climate Wealth: Unlocking the Impact Economy
Creating Climate Wealth is about how climate change - the biggest challenge of our time –can be turned into a $10 trillion dollar wealth-creating opportunity. Author Jigar Shah, internationally recognized for revolutionizing the now multi-billion-dollar solar energy industry, outlines how entrepreneurs and investors can unlock the massive potential that climate change represents. Shah argues that, while new technical innovation is valuable, ...
The FairTax Solution: Financial Justice for All Americans
The definitive book on the Fairtax and its potential to save the U.S. economy In the century since it was created, the federal income tax system has grown into a monster that threatens the well-being of average citizens and business owners as well as the very foundations of our economy and our democracy. But there's a better alternative: the FairTax. Its supporters argue that the federal government should stop taxing what goes into the ...
The Seventh Coming (Cambridge Companions to Literature)
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Saying Yes to Japan: How Outsiders are Reviving a Trillion Dollar Services Market
Saying Yes to Japan examines the history and future of Japan's service sector, exposing structural shortcomings and offering innovative ways to take advantage of the trillion dollar hole in the nation's domestic economy. Revealing analyses of the real estate, finance, health care, and information technology industries are coupled with up-close profiles of entrepreneurs from around the world who successfully use their "outsider" perspectives to ...
Adventures Among Ants: A Global Safari with a Cast of Trillions
Mark W. Moffett
University of California Press
Intrepid international explorer, biologist, and photographer Mark W. Moffett, "the Indiana Jones of entomology," takes us around the globe on a strange and colorful journey in search of the hidden world of ants. In tales from Nigeria, Indonesia, the Amazon, Australia, California, and elsewhere, Moffett recounts his entomological exploits and provides fascinating details on how ants live and how they dominate their ecosystems through strikingly ...
Skin in the Game: The Past, Present, and Future of Real Estate Investments in America
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Whether you are seeking to get in or out of the real estate market, advising investors, or restructuring deals, Skin in the Game is an indispensable book. This multi-dimensional book highlights the lingering risks in the US property sector. If these risks are dealt with effectively, real estate in America will get its gallant groove back and be better prepared for inevitable crises in the future. The following five unresolved problems in US real ...
Common Census The Counter-Intuitive Guide to Generational Marketing
Kenneth W. Gronbach
F.O.G. Publishing, Ford Odell
From the Foreword by Prof. Benyamin B. Lichtenstein: "You are about to read a book that could change your perspective forever. Books like this are rare, and should be savored. Ken Gronbach's book is so compelling, and his writing is so direct, that you'll probably read it in the very first sitting." "Generational marketing is founded on the rise and fall of the size of populations, and their effects on economics, social issues and business -- in ...
Broken Markets: A User's Guide to the Post-Finance Economy
" I would sleep better if I knew that Bernanke, Geithner, Bachus, Sen. Tim Johnson, Obama and Romney all kept dog-eared copies of Kevin Mellyn's Broken Markets on their nightstands. . . . Mellyn's work is a fascinating, important, and eminently good read and should inform the debate on overhauling the U.S. and global financial regulatory systems and sustainable macro fiscal and monetary policy. " --Eric Grover, in his review of Broken ...
Hard Money: Taking Gold to a Higher Investment Level
An in-depth guide to making gold (and precious metals like silver) a serious part of your portfolio As the global economy continues struggling with financial challenges (deep unemployment, anemic growth, massive government debt, volatile markets) not faced in generations, the logic of holding part of your wealth outside the financial system is compelling. Gold is the only viable and liquid investment vehicle that allows you to do so. Bulging ...
The Universe and Beyond (Universe & Beyond)
" The Universe and Beyond is a celebration of the human spirit of exploration. It is a majestic voyage to the most distant realms we can imagine. Prepare yourself for a great adventure." - Edward G. Gibson, Astronaut, Skylab 4 The Universe and Beyond is a factual, up-to-date guide to the universe, written by bestselling astronomy author, Terence Dickinson. This book includes the most recent astronomical discoveries and events using ...
The People's Pension: The Struggle to Defend Social Security Since Reagan
"Readers mystified by the yawning gulf between public opinion and current political discussion might benefit from the background provided in Eric Laursen’s magisterial history, 'The People's Pension: The Struggle to Defend Social Security Since Reagan' The book offers more than 800 pages of fascinating if gory details about the lobbying efforts and misinformation campaigns aimed at bringing the program down."Nancy Folbre, NYTimes Economix ...
Red and Blue and Broke All Over: Restoring America's Free Economy
New York Times bestselling author of The Dollar Meltdown . In his New York Times bestseller The Dollar Meltdown , Charles Goyette showed how increasing government debt is destroying the dollar and the wealth of the American people. But the problem goes much deeper: the country is heading for financial ruin because our leaders are ideologically bankrupt. The time has come for a dramatic solution. We need look no further than ...
Extreme Cosmos: A Guided Tour of the Fastest, Brightest, Hottest, Heaviest,Oldest, and Most Amazing Aspects ...
The universe is all about extremes. Space has a temperature 270 C below freezing. Stars die in catastrophic supernova explosions a billion times brighter than the Sun. A black hole can generate 10 million trillion volts of electricity. And hypergiants are stars 2 billion kilometres across, larger than the orbit of Jupiter. Extreme Cosmos provides a stunning new view of the way the Universe works, seen through the lens of extremes: the fastest, ...
Saving America - A Christian Perspective of the Tea Party Movement
Crossover Publications LLC
America faces some of its biggest crises ever. After reaching the brink of economic collapse in 2008, Americans awoke to the reality of how fragile their nation had become. Many identified the source as the dramatic expansion of governmental power at all levels under both political parties, and they united to form the Tea Party movement to advance the principles of limited government. Numerous books have been written about the Tea Party since ...
The Seven Sins of Wall Street: Big Banks, their Washington Lackeys, and the Next Financial Crisis
We all know that the financial crisis of 2008 came dangerously close to pushing the United States and the world into a depression rivaling that of the 1930s. But what is astonishingand should make us not just afraid but very afraidare the shenanigans of the biggest banks since the crisis. Bob Ivry passionately, eloquently, and convincingly details the operatic ineptitude of America's best-compensated executives and the ways the government ...
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