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Fair Shot

Author : Chris Hughes
ISBN : 9781250196613
Genre : Business & Economics
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Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes argues that the best way to fight income inequality is with a radically simple idea: a guaranteed income for working people, paid for by the one percent. The first half of Chris Hughes’s life played like a movie reel right out of the “American Dream.” He grew up in a small town in North Carolina. His parents were people of modest means, but he was accepted into an elite boarding school and then Harvard, both on scholarship. There, he met Mark Zuckerberg and Dustin Moskovitz and became one of the co-founders of Facebook. In telling his story, Hughes demonstrates the powerful role fortune and luck play in today’s economy. Through the rocket ship rise of Facebook, Hughes came to understand how a select few can become ultra-wealthy nearly overnight. He believes the same forces that made Facebook possible have made it harder for everyone else in America to make ends meet. To help people who are struggling, Hughes proposes a simple, bold solution: a guaranteed income for working people, including unpaid caregivers and students, paid for by the one percent. The way Hughes sees it, a guaranteed income is the most powerful tool we have to combat poverty and stabilize America’s middle class. Money—cold hard cash with no strings attached—gives people freedom, dignity, and the ability to climb the economic ladder. A guaranteed income for working people is the big idea that's missing in the national conversation. This book, grounded in Hughes’s personal experience, will start a frank conversation about how we earn in modern America, how we can combat income inequality, and ultimately, how we can give everyone a fair shot.

The Right Of Language Minority Students To A Fair Shot At A High School Diploma

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ISBN : UTEXAS:059173025436930
Genre : Education, Bilingual
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Half Of America Is Nuts And They Were Allowed To Vote

Author : G. David Howard
ISBN : 9781475999082
Genre : Humor
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G. David Howard combines two passionate interests—humor and politics—in his first collection of personal essays that creatively examine current events in America and the actions of our government. Howard, a seasoned stand-up comedian, addresses a variety of controversial topics with both funny and frank tones intended to provoke laughter and thought about our leaders and the direction our country is headed. As he explores how groupless people have no representation, why gasoline prices have doubled, and how socialists want to destroy freedom and increase taxes, Howard blends facts with his own spin on potential solutions. Included is a script from an imaginary and imaginative golf game between Barack Obama, John Boehner, Joe Biden and Chuck Schumer, as well as a montage of Howard’s opinions on a wide range of subjects, such as climate change, driver distractions, and gun control. Half of America Is Nuts, and They Were Allowed to Vote shares one man’s take on our world as he presents an unforgettable roller-coaster ride through America and its political system.

Police Body Armor Standards And Testing

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ISBN : 9781428921368
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Frank Schley S American Partridge And Pheasant Shooting

Author : Frank Schley
ISBN : HARVARD:32044107218539
Genre : Partridges
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The Sporting Magazine Or Monthly Calendar Of The Transactions Of The Turf The Chace And Every Other Diversion Interesting To The Man Of Pleasure And Enterprize

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ISBN : OXFORD:555044248
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Yes We Can

Author : Wolfgang Mieder
ISBN : 1433106671
Genre : Political Science
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As President Barack Obama outlined his promise for change during the presidential campaign, he made effective use of proverbs and proverbial phrases, and invented many quotable epithets that have all the makings of future proverbs. This book examines how Obama's natural and authentic reliance on traditional metaphors enhances his impressive rhetoric, rather than reducing it to mere sound bites. Proverbs, with their often colorful metaphors, add expressiveness and emotion to his communications, giving people the opportunity to follow his pragmatic or philosophical arguments through common language. No matter the subject, Obama's prose contains metaphorical language that makes his rhetoric and oratory universally accessible. This book contains detailed analyses of the proverbial rhetoric in Obama's books "Dreams from My Father" (1995) and "The Audacity of Hope" (2006). A section looks at his proverbial language in 229 speeches, news conferences, interviews, and radio addresses, and the final section presents in-depth studies of his seven most significant addresses. It includes a comprehensive contextualized index of 1714 proverbial texts found within the writings and speeches from Obama's political beginnings to his memorable inaugural address.

The Merry Adventures Of Robin Hood

Author : Howard Pyle
ISBN : 9780486117553
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Here is a marvelous reprint of the original edition, the finest modern version of the English outlaw's merry adventures. It includes Pyle's text and his famous illustrations in their entirety, including all of the page decorations.

The Sporting Review Ed By Craven

Author : John William Carleton
ISBN : OXFORD:555014822
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The American Sportsman

Author : Elisha Jarrett Lewis
ISBN : UCAL:B4501238
Genre : Firearms
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