Politics & Social Sciences

May 12, 2019

Whitening Harlem

"Whitening Harlem: A Study on Gentrification induced Displacement of Persons of Color in Central Harlem." by Belinda Merceron

Whitening Harlem is an anthropological research study conducted in Central Harlem that analyzes and explores the complexities of the phenomenon of Gentrification. It presents theoretical concepts, empirical data, and summarizes how gentrification disproportionately affects persons of color regionally. This research study details residents accounts of displacement, poverty, structural racism, and socioeconomic in contemporary New York.

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April 21, 2019

RESTORE TRUST

"RESTORE TRUST - Economic Solutions to Current Social and Political Issues in the U.S." by Werner Neff

| Website | Poverty in the U.S. is a structural problem created by economic thinking errors and institutional poverty traps. The working poor are a social problem created by politics. The low minimum wage does not support a most basic lifestyle and as a result, food stamps, free medical services, and other programs become necessary to cover the gap. Mostly the Middle Class Americans subsidize this insufficient minimum wage with their taxes and unknowingly and indirectly support the bottom line of companies that underpay their employees. Economic thinking errors are the source of our entitlement society.

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April 7, 2019

Queenie’s Teapot

Now optioned for a movie!

"Queenie's Teapot" by Carolyn Steele

The perfect antidote to political blues. A post-Brexit, post-Trump romp through the world of what-if... In a world where democracy has been declared no longer fit for purpose, a cohort of randomly-selected British Republic citizens receive their call to serve in parliament. As the strangers gather to learn their tasks for the next three years, the Cabinet Support Team try to fit jobs to skills—but Queenie can’t do nuffin’. Naturally she becomes head of state. Together the new government muddles through, tackling unrest on the streets and a spot of global bioterrorism in addition to their own journeys of self-discovery.

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April 3, 2019

Living a Day At a Time

"Living a Day At a Time: How To Beat Depression For Good" by Zurab Kherodinashvili

Do you or someone you know, suffer from depression? Does it consume your life and thoughts and make it impossible for you to be happy? Do you want to change and heal and banish it forever? When depression strikes it can cause numerous problems, ranging from minor inconveniences to much darker and inescapable thoughts. Finding a way to live your life when you are faced with depression can be a challenge when trying to look to the future but the answer could lie much closer to home. In this book, Living a Day at a Time: Beating Depression for Good, you will find that taking small steps is most probably the best way to beat the depression you suffer from and this is covered in a range of advice on things like: -Finding your life purpose -Being happy -The power of the mind -Positivity -Meditation and mindfulness -Learning to love yourself -Focus -And much more… Written in short stories, of real people who overcame the odds, Living a Day at a Time focuses on what we can do to help ourselves to beat the overwhelming feeling of hopelessness that depression brings. Using only your own mind, thoughts and positivity, it can work for you too and this book will show you exactly how!

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