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AARP: America's Largest Interest Group and its Impact

by Christine L. Day

<p>AARP is one of Washington's most influential interest groups, but just who does it represent? To some, it represents the narrow special interests of older Americans who already consume more than their share of government benefits. To others, ...

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Agrarian Justice

by Thomas Paine

<p>Paine advocates the use of taxation to fund a universal old-age and disability pension, as well as a fixed sum to be paid to all citizens on reaching maturity.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781515416951

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Conflict and Development

by Roger Mac Ginty & Andrew Williams

<p>In the five years since the first edition of <em>Conflict and Development</em> was published the awareness of the relationship between conflicts and development has grown exponentially. Developmental factors can act as a trigger for violence,

ISBN: 9781317499848

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Contemporary European Security

by David J. Galbreath, Jocelyn Mawdsley & Laura Chappell

<p><em>Contemporary European Security</em> explores the complex European security architecture and introduces students to the empirical, theoretical and conceptual approaches to studying the subject. Written by experts in each subfield, it ...

ISBN: 9781351235600

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Country Safeguard Systems: Second Regional Workshop Proceedings

Towards Common Approaches and Better Results

by Asian Development Bank

<p>This publication records the proceedings of the Second Regional Workshop on Strengthening Country Safeguard Systems: Towards Common Approaches for Better Results held at Asian Development Bank headquarters in Manila on 7–9 October 2014. The ...

ISBN: 9789292572594

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Deception

The Making of the YouTube Video Hillary and Obama Blamed for Benghazi

by Kenneth J. Timmerman

<p>Finally the truth about the YouTube video Hillary blamed for Benghazi.<br /> <br /> The last thing Hillary Clinton wants you to read is the truth about the infamous YouTube video she claimed sparked the Benghazi attacks. That’s why Cindy Lee ...

ISBN: 1230001143553

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Democrats or Republicans

by Byron Goines

<p>Americans have made it perfectly clear they do not want Social Security, Medicare, and other entitlement programs touched by Congress. If you are concerned about Social Security, Medicare, Unemployment Compensation, Food Stamps and other ...

ISBN: 9781311225269

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Disinherited

How Washington Is Betraying America's Young

by Diana Furchtgott-Roth & Jared Meyer

<p>Tens of millions of Americans are between the ages of 18 and 30. These Americans, known as millennials, are, or soon will be, entering the workforce. For them, achieving success will be more difficult than it was for young people in the ...

ISBN: 9781594038105

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Expand Social Security Now!

How to Ensure Americans Get the Retirement They Deserve

by Steven Hill

<p><strong>Why Social Security is not only sustainable but should be substantially expanded</strong></p> <p>Social Security is bankrupting us. It’s outdated. It’s a Ponzi scheme. It’s stealing from young people. These are some of the biggest ...

ISBN: 9780807028445

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Identity for Development in Asia and the Pacific

by Asian Development Bank

<p>An integrated national identification (ID) system offers a means to fast-track the development process by providing the most efficient way to identify people in developing countries. This report seeks to help governments assess the maturity ...

ISBN: 9789292576127

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Kosovo

by FUND, INTERNATIONAL MONETARY

Kosovo: Technical Assistance Report-Enhancing Social Protection Cash Benefits ...

ISBN: 9781484355206

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Leviathan

by Thomas Hobbes

<p>In Leviathan, Hobbes set out his doctrine of the foundation of states and legitimate governments – originating social contract theory. Leviathan was written during the English Civil War; much of the book is occupied with demonstrating the ...

ISBN: 9781783362837

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Modernization Analytics From Social Execution Treatise

Professional Edition

by Christopher Myers

<p>Keep Social Security a public program. That and much more is what Christopher Myers expounds upon after stepping out of the political laboratory to present his radical work, which touches nearly every social policy topic. Emergent during the ...

ISBN: 9781503570047

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Non-State Social Protection Actors and Services in Africa

Governance Below the State

by Nicholas Awortwi & Gregor Walter-Drop

<p>For millions of Africans, the social situation is dire. Over half of the population of Sub-Sahara Africa do not have access to improved sanitation facilities, and about a quarter are undernourished. If factors such as armed conflicts in the ...

ISBN: 9781351664523

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Cybersecurity Governance

by Ryan Ellis & Vivek Mohan

<p><strong>Examines the governance challenges of cybersecurity through twelve, real-world case studies</strong></p> <p>Through twelve detailed case studies, this superb collection provides an overview of the ways in which government officials ...

ISBN: 9781119085171

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Social Insurance and Social Justice

Social Security, Medicare and the Campaign Against Entitlements

by Leah Rogne, Ph.D., Dr. Carroll Estes, PhD, Dr. Brian Grossman, ScM & others

<p>&quot;[W]e must tell the story of how social insurance programs have assured basic economic and health security for millions of AmericansÖ.This book is a must-read for anyone who cares about these goals.&quot;<br /> -From the Foreword by ...

ISBN: 9780826116154

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Summary of Get What's Yours

by Laurence J. Kotlikoff and Philip Moeller | Includes Analysis

by Instaread Summaries

<p><strong>Summary of Get What’s Yours by Laurence J. Kotlikoff and Philip Moeller | Includes Analysis</strong></p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Preview</strong>:</p> <p>Boston University economics professor, Laurence J. Kotlikoff, journalist ...

ISBN: 9781683781653

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Sustainability and Equity Challenges

by Jarmuzek, Mariusz

Reform of Lebanon's pension system is indispensable. The country already faces fiscal sustainability risks, which will be compounded in the future by significantly higher pensionrelated spending and liabilities, mainly reflecting adverse ...

ISBN: 9781513557366

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The Great Risk Shift

The New Economic Insecurity and the Decline of the American Dream

by Jacob S. Hacker

<p>America's leaders say the economy is strong and getting stronger. But the safety net that once protected us is fast unraveling. With retirement plans in growing jeopardy while health coverage erodes, more and more economic risk is shifting ...

ISBN: 9780199840090

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The Politics of Sustainability in the Arctic

Reconfiguring Identity, Space, and Time

by Ulrik Pram Gad & Jeppe Strandsbjerg

<p><em>The Politics of Sustainability in the Arctic</em> argues that sustainability is a political concept because it defines and shapes competing visions of the future. In current Arctic affairs, prominent stakeholders agree that development ...

ISBN: 9781351031967

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