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Debt

Author : David Graeber
ISBN : 1612194192
Genre : Business & Economics
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A revised and updated edition of the international bestseller. Graeber, one of the early organisers of Occupy Wall Street and a well regarded academic, presents a stunning reversal of conventional wisdom; he shows that before there was money, there was debt. For more than 5000 years, since the beginnings of the first agrarian empires, humans have used elaborate credit systems to buy and sell goods, long before the invention of cash. It is in this era, Graeber argues, that we first see a society divided between debtors and creditors.

The Debt

Author : Randall Robinson
ISBN : 0452282101
Genre : Social Science
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Arguing that the United States must be prepared to make restitution for its long history of slavery and discrimination, the author of Defending the Spirit details his plan for balancing the scales between whites and blacks in America. Reprint.

Catch The Zolt

Author : Phillip Gwynne
ISBN : 1610673034
Genre : Adventure fiction
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Book One of a high-octane thriller series. Fifteen-year-old Dom is cast out of his comfortable life in the Gold Coast's Halcyon Grove when he inherits an ancient debt. Now, he has six Herculean tasks to perform... or lose a pound of flesh. Ages 10+.

The Debt Bomb

Author : Senator Tom Coburn
ISBN : 9781595554680
Genre : Political Science
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In a nation whose debt has outgrown the size of its entire economy, the greatest threat comes not from any foreign force but from Washington politicians who refuse to relinquish the intoxicating power to borrow and spend. Senator Tom Coburn reveals the fascinating, maddening story of how we got to this point of fiscal crisis—and how we can escape. Long before America’s recent economic downturn, beltway politicians knew the U.S. was going bankrupt. Yet even after several so-called “change” elections, the government has continued its wasteful ways in the face of imminent danger. With passion and clarity, Coburn explains why Washington resists change so fiercely and offers controversial yet commonsense solutions to secure the nation’s future. At a time when millions of Americans are speculating about what is broken in Washington, The Debt Bomb is a candid, thoughtful, non-partisan exposé of the real problems inside our government. Coburn challenges the conventional wisdom that blames lobbyists, gridlock, and obstructionism, and places the responsibility squarely where it belongs: on members of Congress in both parties who won’t let go of the perks of power to serve the true interests of the nation—unless enough citizens take bold steps to demand action. “Democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There was never a democracy yet that did not commit suicide.” —John Adams Throughout a distinguished career as a business owner, physician, and U.S. senator, Tom Coburn has watched his beloved republic careen down a suicidal path. Today, the nation stands on the precipice of financial ruin, a disaster far more dangerous to our safety than any terrorist threats we face. Yet Coburn believes there is still hope—if enough Americans are willing to shake the corridors of Washington and demand action. With an insider’s keen eye and a caregiver’s deft touch, Coburn diagnoses the mess that career politicians have made of things while misusing their sacred charge to govern. Coburn’s incisive analysis: Reveals the root causes of America’s escalating financial crisis Exposes Washington’s destructive appetite for wasteful spending, power grabs, backroom deals, and quick non-fixes Rises above partisanship to implicate elected officials of all stripes in steering the nation off course Lays out a commonsense guide to restoring order Concludes with a clarion call and sound advice for Americans who would dedicate themselves to defusing the debt bomb Above all, Coburn believes the United States can continue as a beacon of opportunity for future generations—but how we act today will determine whether we deliver the nation to our children and grandchildren fully alive, on life support, or without a pulse.

The Debt Of Tamar

Author : Nicole Dweck
ISBN : 9781466872691
Genre : Fiction
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A USA TODAY Best seller! Bestselling author Nicole Dweck brings to life one of history's greatest yet overlooked stories of love and resilience. In 2002, thirty-two-year-old Selim Osman, the last descendant of Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent, flees Istanbul for New York. In a twist of fate he meets Hannah, the daughter of a Holocaust survivor and an artist striving to understand a father she barely knows. Unaware that the connection they share goes back centuries, the two feel an immediate pull to one another. But as their story intertwines with that of their ancestors, the heroic but ultimately tragic decision that bound two families centuries ago ripples into the future, threatening to tear Hannah and Selim apart. From a 16th-century harem to a seaside village in the Holy Land, from Nazi-occupied Paris to modern-day Manhattan, Nicole Dweck's The Debt of Tamar weaves a spellbinding tapestry of love, history, and fate that will enchant readers from the very first page.

Specters Of Marx

Author : Jacques Derrida
ISBN : 0415910455
Genre : Philosophy
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This major new book from a renowned French philosopher represents his first important statement on Marx. Within the context of a critique of the new dogmatism and "new world order" that have proclaimed the death of Marxism, Derrida explores the seemingly haunted language used in Marx's The Manifesto of the Communist Party.

Payback

Author : Margaret Atwood
ISBN : 9780887848001
Genre : Political Science
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Explores debt as a central historical component of religion, literature, and societal structure, while examining the idea of humanity's debt to the natural world.

The Debt Age

Author : Jeffrey R Di Leo
ISBN : 9781351356428
Genre : Social Science
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This collection of essays, by some of the most distinguished public intellectuals and cultural critics in America explores various dimensions of what it means live in the age of debt. They ask, what is the debt age? For that matter, what is debt? Is its meaning transhistorical or transcultural? Or is it imbued in ideology and thus historically contingent? What is the relationship between debt and theory? Whose debt is acknowledged and whose is ignored? Who is the paradigmatic subject of debt? How has debt affected contemporary academic culture? Their responses to these and other aspects of debt are sure to become required reading for anyone who wants to understanding what it means to live in The Debt Age.

The Debt Escape Plan

Author : Beverly Harzog
ISBN : 9781601633927
Genre : Business & Economics
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“Don’t let excessive debt and poor credit hold you back! Reclaim your financial life using the proven strategies and motivational tools found throughout The Debt Escape Plan. Along the way, you’ll be amused by Beverly Harzog’s humor and inspired by her considerable been-there, done-that wisdom.” —Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, author of New York Times best-seller Zero Debt “Beverly Harzog knows what it takes to break free from credit-card debt because she’s done it herself. In The Debt Escape Plan, she offers proven strategies, motivational tools, and just the right touch of humor to keep you inspired all the way to the end of your get-out-of-debt journey.” —Liz Weston, personal finance columnist and author of Your Credit Score If you’re in credit-card debt and you’re tired of being told that all you need to do is give up your daily latte—and cut up all your credit cards—this is the book for you. Former credit junkie Beverly Harzog racked up thousands of dollars in credit-card debt during a decade of overspending. When she decided she wanted to break free from debt, she found that conventional advice about personal finance didn’t work for her. So, Beverly created her own unique debt escape plan and succeeded in paying off more than $20,000 in credit card debt in two years. In The Debt Escape Plan, you’ll find easy-to-follow advice, often laced with a touch of Southern humor, to help you conquer—and stay out of—credit-card debt. In this much-needed book, you’ll learn: * Why a one-size-fits-all approach to credit card debt doesn’t work. * How to use the Money Personality Quiz to customize your own debt escape plan. * The nine biggest debt mistakes and how to overcome them. * Seven secrets for giving your credit score a quick boost. * How to overcome the hardships of medical bills. * How to debt-proof your future so this never happens to you again!

The Debt

Author : Roberta Kray
ISBN : 9781780333694
Genre : Fiction
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After eighteen years inside, Johnny Frank is coming out of jail with just one thing on his mind, to kill the man who put him there. But his plans soon go dramatically awry. As his past returns to haunt him, a vicious murder and kidnap force him back on the streets of London. He could choose simply to disappear - if it weren't for Simone. Through her marriage to Reggie Kray, the author has a unique insight into the inner conflicts of a long-term prisoner, and just as Roberta's life was irrevocably changed by meeting Reg, so Simone's will never be the same again after she enters Johnny's dangerous and unpredictable universe. Praise for Roberta Kray: 'Well into Martina Cole territory, Roberta Kray's first novel gets under the skin of the London underworld with no problem' - Independent 'Action, intrigue and a character-driven plot are delivered in well-written style, sure to please any crime fiction fans' - Woman 'You might expect a crime novel written by the widow of Reg Kray would be tough - and it is. Recommend this to fans of Ian Rankin' - Booklist 'The Debt convinces on every page - not only about the gangster world but also as a portrait of a woman whose life has been changed by forces beyond her control' - Chicago Tribune

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