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Bad Attitude Guide To Good Citizenship

Author : Claire Wolfe
ISBN : 1581607415
Genre : Political Science
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Every few years, American voters get fed up and "throw the bums out." One party sweeps to victory on promises of "change" or "getting government off our backs." Such monumental electoral changes swept the country in 2008. And 1994. And 1980. And 1968. But amid all this change, the one thing that never actually does change is the one thing we imagine we're changing—government. We throw the bums out—and throw another bunch of bums in. We vote for smaller government—and government gets even bigger. We vote for less spending, and spending soars. In other words: no matter who we vote for, the government gets elected. "It's hopeless," we tell ourselves. "There's not a damn thing we can do to change anything." But that sort of cynicism simply just plays into the system. There are alternatives to the failed methods of good citizenship, and that's what this book is about. Let freedom activist Claire Wolfe show you how to use a bad attitude to effect real change: Bypassing politics entirely to get things done and preserve your freedoms Keeping politicians and bureaucrats in their place—and out of yours Halting the increased militarization of police Choosing between creative disregard and civil disobedience Assessing the necessity of elections in society The goal of Claire's unconventional brand of political action is to generate a momentum of individual independence around the country, at the same time as government-as-usual engineers its own doom by being oppressive and unresponsive. There may not be a sea change at first, but as more and more citizens become fed up with the status quo and find cause within the freedom movement, change could come bullet-train fast. "Claire Wolfe is one of the great revolutionaries of our time. . . . The Bad Attitude Guide makes a great gift—it is a unique book and a unique perspective." ––Brian Wilson, Radio Show Host

British Social Attitudes

Author : Alison Park
ISBN : 9781849202657
Genre : Social Science
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'...British Social Attitudes remains a beacon of excellence. It has adapted to the times...providing a rich and textured guide to who we think we are, what we think and how that has changed' - Financial Times ' indispensable tool not just for governments, but also for modern citizens to understand their fellows, and themselves better' - The Times Higher Education Supplement '...shows what the British people really think, as opposed to what journalists and politicians like to pretend they think' - John Pilger The annual British Social Attitudes survey is carried out by Britain's largest independent social research organisation, the National Centre for Social Research. It provides an indispensable guide to political and social issues in contemporary Britain. This 24th Report summarises and interprets data from the most recent nationwide survey, as well as drawing invaluable comparisons with the findings of previous years to provide a richer picture and deeper understanding of changing British social values. The British Social Attitudes survey report is essential reading for anyone seeking a guide to the topical issues and debates of today or engaged in contemporary social and political research. CONTENTS: 1. New families? Tradition and change in modern relationships - Simon Duncan and Miranda Phillips 2. Cohabitation and the law: myths, money and the media - Anne Barlow, Carole Burgoyne, Elizabeth Clery and Janet Smithson 3. Who does the housework? The division of labour within the home - Rosemary Crompton and Clare Lyonette 4. Talking the talk: national identity in England and Scotland - Frank Bechhofer and David McCrone 5. Is there still a public service ethos? - Peter John and Mark Johnson 6. Prejudice and the workplace - Chris Creegan and Chloe Robinson 7. Car use and climate change: do we practise what we preach? - Stephen Stradling, Jillian Anable, Tracy Anderson and Alexandra Cronberg 8. Where have all the readers gone? Popular newspapers and Britain's political health - John Curtice and Ann Mair 9. What makes a good citizen? Citizenship across the democratic world - Paul F Whiteley 10. The role of government: public values and party politics - Robert Johns and Stephen Padgett 11. Trends in sympathy for the poor - Peter Taylor-Gooby and Rose Martin For more information on the National Centre for Social Research visit

Don T Shoot The Bastards Yet

Author : Claire Wolfe
ISBN : 1559501898
Genre : Humor
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Another batch of ideas to counteract the abuses government and private agencies so routinely practice. Provides more ways to monkey wrench a system that keeps citizens in a stranglehold. Teaches how to prepare for a truly independent lifestyle, and imparts further insight on how to liberate people from the Powers that Be.

How Children Learn

Author : John Holt
ISBN : 9780786746903
Genre : Education
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This enduring classic of educational thought offers teachers and parents deep, original insight into the nature of early learning. John Holt was the first to make clear that, for small children, “learning is as natural as breathing.” In this delightful yet profound book, he looks at how we learn to talk, to read, to count, and to reason, and how we can nurture and encourage these natural abilities in our children.”

A Systematic Guide To Write A Research Paper

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ISBN : 9789350620922
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Creating Value

Author : J D. Havens, CPA; Dr. Joseph S. Paul
ISBN : 1452051895
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book is designed to assist you in recognizing that you, as a professional, are running your own personal company and that this company’s success (your success) will be determined by the amount of time and resources that you invest in yourself. That investment will then grow according to the values you set for your company. The professionals who understand and grasp this concept are empowered to right-track their professional careers from Day One. It is one of the most powerful concepts for you to understand as a professional. If you will invest a couple of hours in your personal company and learn about the 13 principles of creating value that we have disclosed in this book, you will dramatically increase your effectiveness, your self-confidence, and your satisfaction. And, above all, you will find the right track for your professional career. You will do great things when you take ownership of your company and implement a plan of action that is based upon the 13 principles of creating value. “Creating Value in engaging, enjoyable and practical. In an era of spin, this is straight talk and action steps for positive career development.” Dick Cowart, President American Health Lawyers Association

Building Better Programs In Citizenship

Author : Columbia University. Teachers College. Citizenship Education Project
ISBN : UOM:39015058409072
Genre : Political Science
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Coaches Guide To Team Policies

Author : American Sport Education Program
ISBN : 0736064478
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Together with ancillary web access this text provides 200 policies for establishing team morals in the areas of: respect, responsibility, caring, honesty, fairness, and good citizenship.

The Dynamic Manager S Guide To Marketing Advertising

Author : Dave Donelson
ISBN : 9781453889602
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 33. 41 MB
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Businesses that thrive-and the managers who run them-have one thing in common: they make their decisions based on meeting their customers' needs. They are good marketers. Dave Donelson distills the experiences of hundreds of such business owners-and his own as an entrepreneur and consultant-into this guide to attracting customers, persuading them to buy, and turning them into customers for life. Learn how to increase the return on your advertising investment by following a few basic rules of the game. Find out what makes your customers tick and why they buy from you-or your competition. Discover how to build your profits on a solid foundation of good marketing skills. In the first two sections, managers and entrepreneurs just like you tell how they handle the nitty-gritty details of creating ads, buying media, designing promotions, and all the many other tasks of good marketing. Insightful case studies of small companies across the country-retailers, manufacturers, service providers, and more-help you see how marketing drives successful business strategy. As a bonus, section three contains twenty-three promotions and ad campaigns you can use. Study them, run them, or adapt them to your specific needs-they've all been proven to work for businesses just like yours. The Dynamic Manager's Guide To Marketing & Advertising isn't about theory-it's about how to succeed in the real world of small business.

Real Estate Record And Builders Guide

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ISBN : UIUC:30112061684087
Genre : Construction industry
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