Rethinking Money: How New Currencies Turn Scarcity into by Bernard Lietaer, Jacqui Dunne

By Bernard Lietaer, Jacqui Dunne

Because the usa struggles and the economies of Europe stagger, we fail to notice a manner out of this agonizing cycle of repeated monetary meltdowns. in reality, there are millions of how one can clear up not just our habitual financial crises yet our ongoing social and ecological debacles to boot. recommendations are already in position the place poor difficulties as soon as existed. The adjustments took place no longer via elevated traditional taxation, enlightened self-interest, or govt courses yet by means of humans easily rethinking the concept that of cash. With this restructuring, every little thing changes.

In this visionary e-book, Bernard Lietaer and Jacqui Dunne discover the origins of our present financial system—built on financial institution debt and scarcity—revealing the astounding and infrequently surprising methods its subconscious boundaries provide upward push to such a lot of critical difficulties. yet there's wish. The authors current tales of standard humans and their groups utilizing new cash, operating in cooperation with nationwide currencies, to bolster neighborhood economies, create paintings, decorate towns, and supply education—and much more is feasible. those real-world examples are only the top of the iceberg—over 4,000 cooperative currencies are already in existence.

The booklet presents treatments for demanding situations confronted via governments, companies, nonprofits, neighborhood groups, or even banks. It demystifies a posh and significantly very important subject and should strike a deep chord with readers desirous to locate leading edge, significant suggestions that may do excess of restoration prosperity—it will give you the framework for an period of sustainable abundance.

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Why I Built my Solar Home Off the Grid by Henson George

By Henson George

Print size: 31 pages
Publisher: Henson George; 1 version (February 26, 2013)
ASIN: B00BM9A9OA

This publication isn't lots a "how to" because it is a "because why." Why I equipped my sunlight domestic off the grid explores the different purposes for returning to a extra autonomous and self based way of life. With the present political, social and fiscal turmoil as well as holding the planet we are living on, this booklet explores the various merits dwelling off the grid can provide.

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The Custom Bicycle: Buying, Setting Up, and Riding the by Michael J. Kolin, Denise M. De La Rosa

By Michael J. Kolin, Denise M. De La Rosa

This 20 12 months outdated ebook has fairly ordinary suggestion for becoming & procuring a racing type motorbike, a lot of that's now heavily outmoded, yet what's uniquely worthwhile are the interviews & visits with recognized motorcycle developers in 4 nations. Sante Pogliaghi, Jack Taylor, and others, all lifeless now and collectible as examples of a bygone age of good hand-crafted cycle artisans. No different book has performed this and this publication is a smart source and testimonial.

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InQUIZitive, Volume 3 by Sumit Dhar

By Sumit Dhar

Too many trivialities and pub quizzing books available in the market are taken with memorization of dry proof & imprecise trivialities. This booklet is different.It positive factors trivialities quizzes the place you could figure out each one solution. And, if by accident you're not able to determine a selected minutiae query, you may be left with a "Shucks! I must have guessed that feeling" when you see the reply.

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A Fuller View: Buckminster Fuller's Vision of Hope and by L. Steven Sieden

By L. Steven Sieden

Publish yr note: First released February twenty fifth 2012
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Known as a “Leonardo da Vinci of the 20th century," engineer, dressmaker, inventor, and futurist Dr. R. Buckminster “Bucky" Fuller had a prepared know-how that we're all during this jointly. realizing that people don't have a clue approximately the way to function our fragile Spaceship Earth, Buckminster supplied insightful layout technological know-how strategies to our such a lot tough concerns, together with conflict, overpopulation, housing, expanding inflation, health and wellbeing care, the strength challenge, and lots more and plenty extra. For all its genius, Fuller's legacy has but to be absolutely chanced on.

Noted Fuller professional L. Steven Sieden including Gary Zukav, John Robbins, Lynne Twist, Jean Houston, and plenty of different awesome participants provide inspiring quotations and reasons that make Fuller's existence extra comprehensible and available. they retain a voice that calls upon each one people to shift our highbrow and technological assets from growing weaponry to making sustainability.

Literary Awards
Winner 2013 COVR award - Gold

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Get Into Graduate School: A Strategic Approach for Master's by Kaplan

By Kaplan

Product Description
This strategic advisor offers candidates the insider suggestion, including:

Step-by-step suggestions on how to define the perfect program

Detailed suggestion on find out how to finance graduate degrees

Preparing a very good software and excelling within the interview

Planning for graduate university in the course of college--what classes to take and extracurricular actions to get entangled in

Personalized info for all candidates, together with minorities, scholars with disabilities, older scholars, and foreign applicants
About the Author
Kaplan Publishing is without doubt one of the nation's best publishers of educational improvement assets. Kaplan produces greater than one hundred fifty new titles every year, on issues similar to attempt guidance, university and graduate tuition admissions, educational and occupation improvement within the criminal, scientific, schooling, and normal company fields. Kaplan Publishing is the #1 supplier of try out prep fabrics for various regular checks, together with GRE, GMAT, LSAT, PSAT, MCAT, TOEFL, and extra.

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Oranges by John McPhee

By John McPhee

A vintage of reportage, Oranges was once first conceived as a quick journal article approximately oranges and orange juice, however the writer saved encountering lots impossible to resist details that he ultimately stumbled on that he had in reality written a booklet. It includes sketches of orange growers, orange botanists, orange pickers, orange packers, early settlers on Florida's Indian River, the 1st orange barons, smooth focus makers, and a desirable profile of Ben Hill Griffin of Frostproof, Florida who could be the final of the person orange barons. McPhee's stunning ebook has a nearly narrative development, is immensely readable, and is often a laugh. Louis XIV hung tapestries of oranges within the halls of Versailles, simply because oranges and orange bushes have been the symbols of his nature and his reign. This booklet, in a feeling, is a tapestry of oranges, too'with components in it that variety from the nice orangeries of ecu monarchs to a customized of individuals within the sleek Caribbean who break up oranges and fresh flooring with them, one part in each one hand.

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Cracking the New GRE (2012 Edition) by Princeton Review

By Princeton Review

If you want to realize it, it’s during this book.

Cracking the hot GRE, 2012 version has been thoroughly revised and up-to-date for the adjustments coming to the GRE in August 2011. It includes: 

   • Access to four full-length perform tests (2 within the booklet and a couple of online)
   • Practice questions with designated causes for each query
   • Key strategies for fixing textual content Completions, Sentence Equivalents, Numeric access, Quantitative Comparisons, and extra
   • Thorough evaluate of all GRE themes, together with every little thing at the new GRE

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