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Lawyers, Law, and Social Change (Updated and Expanded Second Edition) By Steve Bachmann
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In 1984, activist lawyer Steve Bachmann wrote an article titled “Lawyers, Law and Social Change” for the NYU Review of Law and Social Change. Widely read for years by progressives, cited... More > in journals, and assigned in law school classes, in 2001 it became the title essay of a book-length collection from Unlimited Publishing LLC. In 2010, the NYU Review of Law and Social Change asked Bachmann to update his readers in a keynote address at the observance of its 40th anniversary. The NYURLSC also published a new article by Bachmann discussing the progress—or regression—which had occurred since 1984. Both the speech and article have been added to this new edition. You don’t need to be a lawyer to benefit from reading this book. The American social contract of the 20th century is spiraling the proverbial drain in today’s increasingly polarized political climate. The stakes are huge for working people. If you are among the 99% who work for a living wage and want the same for your children, this book is for you.< Less
the state is safe vol. 2 By Jesse Brookstein
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For three years, yoursonjoe.tumblr.com reported on social injustice through poetry, videos, and art. The site went dark in June of 2015, and "the state is safe vol. 2" compiles all of the... More > poems from May 2014 - May 2015, while adding "and it cannot be helped," a collection of poems reflecting on war, the human psyche, and the ever-present clash of cultures - both foreign and within our own country. All proceeds benefit peaceful charities.< Less
The US Socioeconomic and Political Opportunities By Joaquim Manuel Andrade
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The rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer, at least in the United States. The top 1 percent of families took home an average of 26.3 times as much income as the bottom 99 percent in... More > 2015, according to a new paper released by the Economic Policy Institute, a non-profit, nonpartisan think tank in Washington, D.C. This has increased since 2013, showing that income inequality has risen in nearly every state.< Less
Practical Artificial Intelligence By Humberto Contreras
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Computers and robots will become intelligent and smart computers will change society. A timeline will show you when to expect these paradigm changes. This is a tale of the forced evolution of... More > computers and robots by means of scientific research, technological design and engineering so that they are able to learn, to interact with people and the environment, and to become conscious without necessarily becoming human-like. Creating Artificial Intelligence is the toughest challenge that technology has ever confronted. However, there is no doubt of achieving this goal of developing AI in the near future. The question is up to what point human technology can advance machine intelligence. Will it be surpass human intelligence? No matter what the answer is, smart computers and robots will be increasingly more important in our lives. Not only the technology is discussed. also social, political and economic effects that they will bring along. Our lives will change, be prepared.< Less
Coin: Two Sides of the Same Economy By Vynateya Purimetla
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This book is a result of painstaking effort that spanned several months. It is a collection of research, interviews, and expert opinions organized in an informative, engaging, an interesting way. It... More > contains socioeconomic contributing factors, anecdotal stories, and expert analysis on income inequality in India. This book is divided into eight main sections; background, personal life, home, property, wealth, values, goals, and solutions. These sections don’t include the introduction and conclusion of the book. Within each section, I will include socioeconomic factors contributing to that section, background information, and excerpts from my interviews with Deepa and Padma. In my solutions section, I will include expert opinions. I will include my research, analysis, experiences, and perspective throughout. With that preview, please enjoy ‘Coin: Two Sides of the Same Economy’.< Less
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We Are Buyers. You Are Sellers. You're Busted. By Dick Lee
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Lee’s often humorous but sometimes sad documentation of the long-term erosion of buyer-seller relations is a “must read” for corporate managers who want to know why customers... More > suspect their motives and explanations–and for American citizens wanting to know what hit them. -David Mangen, Ph.D., President of Mangen Research and author of multiple books An amazingly insightful and extremely relevant book. The time has finally arrived when consumer power will force business to engage with humanity, authenticity and empathy. -Doug Leather, CEO of REAP Consulting (Pty) Ltd, author of The Customer-Centric Blueprint Recommended reading for customer-centric leaders with a genuine desire to understand customers’ sentiment–no matter how much it hurts–and how to meet their expectations for fair and honest treatment. -Bob Thompson, Founder/CEO of CustomerThink Corp. and author of Hooked On Customers< Less
We Are Buyers. You Are Sellers. You're Busted. By Dick Lee
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Lee’s often humorous but sometimes sad documentation of the long-term erosion of buyer-seller relations is a “must read” for corporate managers who want to know why customers... More > suspect their motives and explanations–and for American citizens wanting to know what hit them. -David Mangen, Ph.D., President of Mangen Research and author of multiple books An amazingly insightful and extremely relevant book. The time has finally arrived when consumer power will force business to engage with humanity, authenticity and empathy. -Doug Leather, CEO of REAP Consulting (Pty) Ltd, author of The Customer-Centric Blueprint Recommended reading for customer-centric leaders with a genuine desire to understand customers’ sentiment–no matter how much it hurts–and how to meet their expectations for fair and honest treatment. -Bob Thompson, Founder/CEO of CustomerThink Corp. and author of Hooked On Customers< Less
Improving Our Standard of Living: The Science, Politics, and Economics of Global Betterment By Wesley Krug
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This book is about how to reduce poverty and improve global living standards. Topics include economic growth, income inequality, corruption, sustainable development, and more. Here are some... More > questions answered throughout: Which nations have the best living standards? Has capitalism failed? What caused the decline of the middle class in some nations like the US and UK, but not in others like Switzerland and the Nordic countries? Why is economic growth slowing in developed countries? Why is our tax system so complicated and full of loopholes? What can we do about it? Should we raise taxes on the rich? How high should the minimum wage be? Can we grow the economy without harming the environment? How do we speed up the transition to renewable energy? How do we grow food sustainably? What do we do about dwindling resources? How high can the debt go? What is the cause of corruption? Is the world getting better or worse? Will robots take our jobs? Can we cure aging? Should we?< Less
Paradox Economics By Tuure Parkkinen
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- Price is not a good measure of value, - investments can be profitable at a loss, - too much saving can make us poorer, - our economies’ current growth dependence is the biggest obstacle to... More > economic growth, - capital income taxes are not very effective at reducing the profits of investors, - taxing land value can lower rents, - income differences have little to do with productivity, - inflation has little to do with the quantity of money, and - there is no conflict between flexibility and security. This book bashes the myths of both the political left and the right - mercilessly exposing the assumptions, mental images, and moral biases behind economic theories and the claimed effects of different policies. Whether you are a policy maker or just want some fresh perspective and arguments for kitchen table discussions, this book won’t leave you cold.< Less