Subject: Business

For a New Thrift: Confronting the Debt Culture By Commission on Thrift
68 pages | ISBN 978-1-931764-15-5
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For a New Thrift: Confronting the Debt Culture

Signed by sixty-six scholars and cosponsored by eight leading think tanks, For a New Thrift describes the growing polarization in today’s financial landscape between two very different kinds of institutions.

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Generosity Unbound: How American Philanthropy Can Strengthen the Economy and Expand the Middle Class By Claire Gaudiani
294 pages | ISBN 9781931764193 9781931764186 9781931764216
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Generosity Unbound: How American Philanthropy Can Strengthen the Economy and Expand the Middle Class

In Generosity Unbound, Claire Gaudiani mounts a spirited defense of philanthropic freedom addressed to conservatives, liberals and centrists. She acknowledges the good intentions of those who favor greater regulation of private philanthropy, but powerfully demonstrates the dangers of this approach.

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New York’s Promise: Why Sponsoring Casinos Is a Regressive Policy Unworthy of a Great State By Institute for American Values
148 pages | ISBN 978-1-931764-48-3 978-1-931764-49-0
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New York’s Promise: Why Sponsoring Casinos Is a Regressive Policy Unworthy of a Great State

In this fiercely reasoned and richly documented report, David Blankenhorn, president of the Institute for American Values, lays bare the evasions, deceptions, and secrecy behind the rise of a government-gambling complex that is fleecing citizens by enticing them to lose money in rigged games.

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The Call of the Entrepreneur By
35 pages | 60 minutes run time | ISBN 978-1-880595-24-4 978-1-880595-50-3
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The Call of the Entrepreneur

This film tells the stories of three individuals: a farmer in rural Michigan, a banker in New York, and a refugee from China. Why do their stories matter?

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The Way to Wealth: Four Rules By Institute for American Values
56 pages | ISBN 978-1-931764-41-4 978-1-931764-52-0
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The Way to Wealth: Four Rules

Can the rules that worked for an America of small farms and town criers work for an America of sprawling suburbs and smartphones? Yes, conclude the researchers at the Institute for American Values, who put the rules that Benjamin Franklin described in his Way of Wealth (1758) to the twenty-first […]

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Walk as Children of Light: The Challenge of Cooperation in a Pluralistic Society By Edward J. Furton and Louise A. Mitchell
287 pages | ISBN 9780935372465
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Walk as Children of Light: The Challenge of Cooperation in a Pluralistic Society

The writers in this volume seek ways in which to cooperate with a wider culture does not necessarily share the moral vision of the Catholic Church. How does one provide health care in cooperation with others who sometimes hold view diametrically opposed to those advanced by the Church and the Western tradition?

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Why Casinos Matter: Thirty-One Evidence-Based Propositions from the Health and Social Sciences By Institute for American Values
56 pages | ISBN 978-1-931764-44-5 978-1-931764-45-2
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Why Casinos Matter: Thirty-One Evidence-Based Propositions from the Health and Social Sciences

Casino gambling is spreading into the mainstream of American life and unleashing a host of troubling problems: it is harming health, draining wealth from people in the lower ranks of the income distribution, and contributing to economic inequality. These are among the findings of Why Casinos Matter: Thirty-One Evidence-Based Propositions […]

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Why Thrift Matters: How Thrifty Are Americans? By Institute for American Values
28 pages | ISBN 978-1-931764-33-9
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Why Thrift Matters: How Thrifty Are Americans?

The two resources contained in this document, the Thrift Quiz and Thrift Index, provide valuable information about the current vitality of thrift culture in America.

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Work: The Meaning of Your Life – A Christian Perspective By Lester DeKoster
75 pages | ISBN 9781880595725
Paper Paper Retail Price: $9.95



Work: The Meaning of Your Life – A Christian Perspective

Where do we find the core of life’s meaning? Right on the job! At whatever work we do — with head or hand, from kitchen to executive suite, from your house to the White House! “Work is the great equaliser — everyone has to come to it in order to find meaning in living: no short cuts, no detours, no bargain rates.”

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