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book report

I apologize ahead of time for this paper. My grammar/ writing skills are non existent! The book that I have decided to read and do my report on is John Colliers, the Bottom Billion, why the poorest countries are failing and what can be done about it. The ISBN for this book is 978-0-19-531145-7. Copyright … Continue reading book report

My Book Review

Book: “The Secret History of The American Empire: The Truth about Economic Hit Men, Jackals, and How to Change the World Author: John Perkins ISBN: 978-0-452-28957-4 Published by the Penguin Group The author, John Perkins, bases much of the book off of his experience as an economic hit man (EHM) where he traveled the world … Continue reading My Book Review

Book review

The book, Deep Economy: The wealth of communities and the durable future, is more namely about the weath of not just the economy as a whole, monetarily, but talks more about the wealth of being a happy, satisfied society leading towards better lives and a better future. Upon pointing out and making statements on how […]

Book Review: “What’s the Economy For Anyway”

  Book Review: What’s the Economy For Anyway?:  Why it’s time to stop chasing growth and start pursuing happiness By:  John de Graff and David K. Batker eISBN:  978-1-60819-514-5 Publisher:  Bloomsbury Press 2011   The Authors are John de Graff, and David K. Batker.  John is the executive director of Take Back Your Time, and … Continue reading Book Review: “What’s the Economy For Anyway”

Review: Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future

Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future by Bill McKibben Times Books, 2007 ISBN: 0805076263 272 Pages Who is Bill Mckibben? Bill McKibben is an author and environmentalist who in 2014 was awarded the Right Livelihood Prize, sometimes called the ‘alternative Nobel.’ His 1989 book The End of Nature is regarded as the first book … Continue reading Review: Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future