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The End of Poverty by Jeffrey D. Sachs
The End of Poverty by Jeffrey D. Sachs
Absolutely one of the best books I have read, and economics is not my preferred subject. Readable, engaging, realistic and compassionate, Sachs is a social activist with both feet on the ground and his head in reality, not the clouds. i highly recommend this book to anyone with an interest in activism, economics, or those who think that people interested in equality and social democracy are dreamers (or hippies).
Ecoholic: Your Guide to the Most Environmentally F&hellip by Adria Vasil
21 of 27 people found the following review helpful
There is no single word for how fabulous this book is, so I'll make one up: god-freakin-damn-fantabulously-amazing.

Seriously. I read a lot of environmental, current affairs, and social activism books - and this is one of the best. Clear, concise, full of sidebars, useful references, wry comments and witty dialogue, this book focuses on Canadian goods and services specifically. Want to know what is banned in the E.U. but not even on Health Canada's radar? How much oil you use a day outside of your car? Or how about which alternative, eco-friendly, non-toxic, sustainable products, companies, retailers, and websites to use instead of your regular nail polish, shaving cream, laundry… Read more

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