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Raising the Floor

Raising the Floor
  • Author : Andy Stern
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016-06-14
  • Total pages :272
  • ISBN : 9781610396264
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Summary : Advances in technology are creating the next economy and enabling us to make things/do things/connect with others in smarter, cheaper, faster, more effective ways. But the price of this progress has been a decoupling of the engine of prosperity from jobs that have been the means by which people have ascended to (and stayed in) the middle class. Andy Stern, the former president of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) spent four years traveling the country and asking economists, futurists, labor leaders, CEOs, investment bankers, entrepreneurs, and political leaders to help picture the U.S. economy 25 to 30 years from now. He vividly reports on people who are analyzing and creating this new economy--such as investment banker Steve Berkenfeld; David Cote, the CEO of Honeywell International; Andy Grove of Intel; Carl Camden, the CEO of Kelly Services; and Geoffrey Canada of the Harlem Children’s Zone. Through these stories, we come to a stark and deeper understanding of the toll technological progress will continue to take on jobs and income and its inevitable effect on tens of millions of people. But there is hope for our economy and future. The foundation of economic prosperity for all Americans, Stern believes, is a universal basic income. The idea of a universal basic income for all Americans is controversial but American attitudes are shifting. Stern has been a game changer throughout his career, and his next goal is to create a movement that will force the political establishment to take action against something that many on both the right and the left believe is inevitable. Stern’s plan is bold, idealistic, and challenging--and its time has come.

Raising the Floor

Raising the Floor
  • Author : Andy Stern
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016-06-14
  • Total pages :272
  • ISBN : 9781610396264
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Summary : Raising the Floor confronts America's biggest economic challenge-the fundamental restructuring of the economy and the emerging disruptive technology that threaten secure jobs and income. Andy Stern convincingly shows why it is time to consider a universal basic income as the nation's twenty-first-century solution to increasing inequality. In 2010, troubled by watching families chase the now-elusive American Dream, Andy Stern began a five-year journey to investigate how technology will impact jobs and the future of work. Stern, formerly the head of the nation's most influential and fastest-growing union, the Service Employees International Union, investigated these issues with a wide range of CEOs, futurists, economists, workers, entrepreneurs, and investment bankers who are shaping the future. The sobering assessment that emerged from his research-across the political spectrum, from libertarians at the CATO Institute to the leaders of the progressive left-is that this time is different: there will be meager benefits that come with full-time work and fewer good jobs overall. Facing such a challenging moment, Stern's solution is fittingly bold: to establish a universal basic income by eliminating many current government programs and adding new resources. At once vivid, provocative, and pragmatic, Raising the Floor will spark a national conversation about creating the new American Dream.

Raising the Floor

Raising the Floor
  • Author : William Edward Spriggs,Bruce W. Klein
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1994
  • Total pages :92
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105016036175
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Raising the Global Floor

Raising the Global Floor
  • Author : Jody Heymann,Alison Earle
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2010
  • Total pages :240
  • ISBN : 9780804768900
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Summary : Working conditions impact our health, the amount of time we can spend with family, our options during momentous life events, and whether we keep or lose a job when the unexpected occurs. The global community has accepted the argument that any country that guarantees decent working conditions will suffer higher unemployment and be less competitive. This book shatters this view by presenting the first ever global analysis of the relationship between labor conditions, national competitiveness, and unemployment rates in 90 countries.

Raising Chickens For Dummies

Raising Chickens For Dummies
  • Author : Kimberley Willis,Robert T. Ludlow
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-11-13
  • Total pages :432
  • ISBN : 9781119675952
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Summary : Your hands-on guide to modern chicken-raising methods Thinking about raising chickens? You've come to the right place! This new edition of Raising Chickens For Dummies provides the most up-to-date, thorough information on the many aspects of keeping chickens in your backyard. Inside, you'll find hands-on, easy-to-follow instructions on choosing and purchasing chickens, constructing housing for your birds, feeding your chickens for optimal health, combating laying issues, controlling pests and predators, optimizing egg production, and much more. Raising chickens on a small scale is a popular—and growing—pastime. If you're interested in keeping chickens as pets or as a source for eggs, Raising Chickens For Dummies gives you plain-English explanations of everything you need to know to about caring for chickens. Inside, you'll learn about basic chicken biology, breeds, and behavior, which chicken breed is best for you, how many you need, ways to spot healthy chickens, how to build a chicken coop, best practices for mating your chickens, how to incubate eggs, how to hatch and nurture chicks, manage laying hens, collect and store eggs, and butcher meat birds. Offers practical advice on choosing and purchasing chickens Helps you construct the right housing for your chickens Provides tips on feeding and caring for your chickens Includes top tips for raising healthy chickens Whether you're a first-time poulterer or you've been raising chickens for years, this comprehensive guide provides practical how-to advice for keeping chickens in virtually any backyard. Raising Chickens For Dummies (9781119675921) was previously published as Raising Chickens For Dummies (9781118982785). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product.

The Complete Guide Book to Raising and Showing Indian Fantails

The Complete Guide Book to Raising and Showing Indian Fantails
  • Author : Ardy Prekker
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2017-02-09
  • Total pages :104
  • ISBN : 1543042406
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Summary : The Indian Fantail has become one of the most popular breeds of fancy pigeons. This guide book, by one of the leading experts of the breed, presents the received wisdom on all the finer points of the official breed standard as well as fully-informed advice on 21st century methods of proper care for the year-round well-being of the birds. The book includes an abundance of excellent full-color pictures that vividly illustrate even the most subtle points. It is a must read for all serious Indian Fantail fanciers be they novices or veterans

Raising the Floor

Raising the Floor
  • Author : Michael A. Goldberg,Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives,David Green
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1999
  • Total pages :34
  • ISBN : 0886271428
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Raising Amazing Chicks

Raising Amazing Chicks
  • Author : Scott Gillingham
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2020-02-20
  • Total pages :140
  • ISBN : 1775160114
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Summary : Raising Amazing Chicks, the first seven days is the first in a series of "Raising Amazing" playbooks for Backyard Farmers and Small Commercial Farmers alike. The first seven days are critical in establishing a healthy base for the rest of your flock's lives and taking this into account became the focus of the first book in this series. The Chick's First Seven Days Playbook is designed to give you the tools you need to meet your goals. I've developed checklists, charts and trackers, stuffed it full of diagrams, insights and tips that you're going to be able to actively use. Acronyms and expressions help us remember important information quickly. If I told you to pay attention to the food, lighting, air, water, space, safety, and sanitation of your chicks you'd be overwhelmed trying to recall each aspect. If however, I teach you that FLAWS(TM) means Food, Lighting, Air, Water and Space you now have a tool to help you quickly recall the most important elements of Raising Amazing Chicks. In this playbook we'll walk through the importance of each letter in our FLAWS(TM) acronym in great detail. Whether you've raised a dozen small flocks of poultry or you're just getting started with your first, you will yield far better results when you fully understand the importance of the first seven days of a chick's life. These first seven days are a critical neonate stage when the smallest mistake can have catastrophic results. This is the reason for the focus of the first book in a series of Raising Amazing poultry books by Dr. Scott Gillingham.

Raising Good Humans

Raising Good Humans
  • Author : Hunter Clarke-Fields
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-12-01
  • Total pages :184
  • ISBN : 9781684033904
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Summary : “A wise and fresh approach to mindful parenting.” —Tara Brach, author of Radical Acceptance A kinder, more compassionate world starts with kind and compassionate kids. In Raising Good Humans, you’ll find powerful and practical strategies to break free from “reactive parenting” habits and raise kind, cooperative, and confident kids. Whether you’re running late for school, trying to get your child to eat their vegetables, or dealing with an epic meltdown in the checkout line at a grocery store—being a parent is hard work! And, as parents, many of us react in times of stress without thinking—often by yelling. But what if, instead of always reacting on autopilot, you could respond thoughtfully in those moments, keep your cool, and get from A to B on time and in one piece? With this book, you’ll find powerful mindfulness skills for calming your own stress response when difficult emotions arise. You’ll also discover strategies for cultivating respectful communication, effective conflict resolution, and reflective listening. In the process, you’ll learn to examine your own unhelpful patterns and ingrained reactions that reflect the generational habits shaped by your parents, so you can break the cycle and respond to your children in more skillful ways. When children experience a parent reacting with kindness and patience, they learn to act with kindness as well—thereby altering generational patterns for a kinder, more compassionate future. With this essential guide, you’ll see how changing your own “autopilot reactions” can create a lasting positive impact, not just for your kids, but for generations to come. An essential, must-read for all parents—now more than ever. “To raise the children we hope to raise, we have to learn to become the person we hoped to be…. This wonderful book will help you handle the ride.” —KJ Dell’Antonia, author of How to Be a Happier Parent “Hunter Clarke-Fields shares her wisdom and personal experience to help parents create peaceful families.” —Joanna Faber and Julie King, coauthors of How to Talk So Little Kids Will Listen

Floor 88

Floor 88
  • Author : Miss Samantha Jo Robertson
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-08-01
  • Total pages :244
  • ISBN : 147921079X
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Summary : It is considered a great privilege to be chosen as a "seer", one who can wander through Dreamspace; but Anna knows different. Ripped from her home, drugged and starved, she must work endlessly along with Thayus and Aisha, to prevent the worlds natural disasters, kidnappings and assasination plots. But there is a secret the Teachers have not shared, a secret that will change all their lives, and the lives of her family, forever.

Exam Schools

Exam Schools
  • Author : Chester E. Finn, Jr.,Jessica A. Hockett
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-09-16
  • Total pages :264
  • ISBN : 9781400844579
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Summary : An in-depth look at academically selective public high schools in America What is the best education for exceptionally able and high-achieving youngsters? Can the United States strengthen its future intellectual leadership, economic vitality, and scientific prowess without sacrificing equal opportunity? There are no easy answers but, as Chester Finn and Jessica Hockett show, for more than 100,000 students each year, the solution is to enroll in an academically selective public high school. Exam Schools is the first-ever close-up look at this small, sometimes controversial, yet crucial segment of American public education. This groundbreaking book discusses how these schools work--and their critical role in nurturing the country's brightest students. The 165 schools identified by Finn and Hockett are located in thirty states, plus the District of Columbia. While some are world renowned, such as Boston Latin and Bronx Science, others are known only in their own communities. The authors survey the schools on issues ranging from admissions and student diversity to teacher selection. They probe sources of political support, curriculum, instructional styles, educational effectiveness, and institutional autonomy. Some of their findings are surprising: Los Angeles, for example, has no "exam schools" while New York City has dozens. Asian-American students are overrepresented—but so are African-American pupils. Culminating with in-depth profiles of eleven exam schools and thoughtful reflection on policy implications, Finn and Hockett ultimately consider whether the country would be better off with more such schools. At a time of keen attention to the faltering education system, Exam Schools sheds positive light on a group of schools that could well provide a transformative roadmap for many of America's children.

Raising Intentional Parents

Raising Intentional Parents
  • Author : Jennifer Jensen
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2017-02-24
  • Total pages :124
  • ISBN : 1542966213
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Summary : We can't completely fix the world or even our own communities, but we can choose to be Intentional Parents and raise our children with the long range goal of their becoming Intentional Parents themselves to continue the cycle another generation. Nothing else should matter as much. This world depends on these good families willing to make the most of their parenting. We need your family to be one of them. Come join us at GatheringFamilies.com. LDS content and themes.

Raising Supaman

Raising Supaman
  • Author : Nathaniel A. Turner,Nathaniel a Turner J. D.
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2014-01-11
  • Total pages :246
  • ISBN : 0989587916
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Summary : In October 1994, Nathaniel Turner received news that left him petrified and ecstatic - he was going to be a father. Turner was inexperienced and unprepared. There was no guidebook on how to be a father. Determined to defy stereotypes and to be a great father, Turner created his own parenting manual. Raising Supaman is a collection of beautifully written letters Turner wrote to his son. The wonderfully loving letters established the "relational legacy," provided instruction on being a great citizen, inspired his son to strive for excellence, and left a historical account of a parent's love. Raising Supaman is loaded with practical, insightful and useful tips to help parents. Raising Supaman encourages parents to be their best so that they can raise successful children. Whether you are dealing with the growing pains of a child or whether you are a attempting to inspire or motivate a child, Raising Supaman is a must read. If you've been looking for the answers: an instructional manual for great parenting, a tool to improve your relationship with your child and a guidebook that can inspire a child to consistently reach for the moon, Raising Supaman is just the book for you.

The Redeveloped Landscape: Raising the Floor of a Capital City

The Redeveloped Landscape: Raising the Floor of a Capital City
  • Author : John Dudley Scruggs
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1960
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : OCLC:78245833
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Lustily Ever After

Lustily Ever After
  • Author : Cherry Wild,Sophia Soror
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016-07-28
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : 0997001135
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Lying on the Ground Looking Up

Lying on the Ground Looking Up
  • Author : Richard Charron
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-06-26
  • Total pages :160
  • ISBN : 1484883209
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Summary : A story of thirty years of drug and alcohol abuse while simultaneously managing a successful career and raising a family. Richard strives to balance the road to success with his insatiable need to medicate himself with the use of alcohol and prescription drugs. Ultimately the devils catch up with him and he is forced to deal with the reality he is a hopeless drunk, proving there is hope for all.

Women of Early Christianity

Women of Early Christianity
  • Author : Alfred Brittain
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2006-02
  • Total pages :364
  • ISBN : 9781846644689
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Summary : Originally published in 1908. An interesting book in which the author claims that the position of woman has been more influenced by Christianity than by any other religion. In the name of humanity that the Son of God had assumed, mankind was forced to treat men and women as on a spiritual equality. Author: Rev . Alfred Brittain Language: English Keywords: Social Sciences / Women / Christianity / History Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Obscure Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Fundraising Without Fundraisers

Fundraising Without Fundraisers
  • Author : Pam Hogan
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-12-15
  • Total pages :175
  • ISBN : 097942948X
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Summary : "This book is for nonprofit managers who want to learn the steps for generating no strings attached unrestricted revenue streams. It will provide you with strategies for generating substantial scalable revenue, strategies with such inherent simplicity that organizations with the smallest of budgets and staff can implement them immediately."--Book cover.

Raising Alabama Jumpers

Raising Alabama Jumpers
  • Author : Bruce Galle
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2015-08-26
  • Total pages :40
  • ISBN : 151707598X
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Summary : Bruce started raising worms for his personal fishing needs over 35 years ago. Since then he has expanded by raising and writing books on the best seller 14 Day Worm Castings, red wiggler worms, African nightcrawlers, European nightcrawlers and Alabama Jumpers. In the world of earthworms, there is perhaps no one more knowledgeable than South Carolina's "Worm Expert" Bruce Galle... ... Master Wormologist." OutdoorLife Magazine The Worm Guy shows you his secret to raising Alabama Jumpers in controlled environments when everyone else stated it could not be done. Watch them grow and reproduce faster. Learn to group them by size in separate trays automatically. He also walks you through other methods of worm farming these worms from in ground and above ground pits, windrow and more. Find out what is truly unique with the hatching of these cocoons.

Raising the Floor

Raising the Floor
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2003
  • Total pages :8
  • ISBN : OCLC:62114266
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The Clitheroe Prime Minister

The Clitheroe Prime Minister
  • Author : Steven Suttie
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-06-24
  • Total pages :370
  • ISBN : 1490901051
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Summary : Jim Arkwright is having a weird week. After learning that a video of him talking politics in the pub had gone viral, he then finds himself on the radio, wiping the floor with the experts and politicians live on the air. The British public, sick of the sleazy, money grabbing political figureheads are instantly endeared by the straight-speaking Lancashire man.The following morning's newspapers start a campaign demanding that Big Jim should become Prime Minister. And it's only Tuesday. And Jim has a big job on at work. He really has no time for any of this nonsense.Can Big Jim be tempted to join the Government? The people of the small rural town of Clitheroe hope so, as the place has become over run with media gangs, press trucks, television channels and happy go lucky tourists.