Defend Yourself

Author: Mark J. Green
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062311980
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Talk Back / Fight Back Patient, client, employee, small business owner, taxpayer, investor, consumer—it's time to defend yourself! Why should anyone tolerate an HMO not paying for his emergency surgery because he didn't give notice beforehand or accept a higher auto insurance rate because she lives in a low-income community? A large body of laws and regulations exists to give average workers and consumers the tools to talk back and fight back.

Bright Infinite Future

Author: Mark Green
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466882719
Format: PDF, ePub
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Blending the historical, biographical and political, the wide-ranging Bright, Infinite Future describes how the values of the '60s are creating a new progressive majority in '16. The multi-faceted Mark Green—bestselling author, public interest lawyer and elected official—is our guide through contemporary American politics as Nader launches the modern consumer movement; Clinton wins the 1992 New York primary and therefore the nomination; and Green loses the closest NYC mayoral election in a century to Bloomberg after 9/11 in a perfect storm of money, terrorism, and race. As Public Advocate, Green is Mayor Giuiliani's bête noir, exposing NYPD's racial profiling, killing off Joe Camel, and then running against a "Murderer's Row" of Cuomo, de Blasio, Schumer, and Bloomberg. Starting with the consequential movements of the '60s, Green shows how a rising tide of minority and millennial voters, GOP's lurch from mainstream to extreme, and the contrast between the presidencies of Bush and Clinton Obama are leading to a new era of "Progressive Patriotism" built on four cornerstones: an Economy-for-All, Democracy-for-All, Compact on Race & Justice, and Sustainable Climate. Full of behind-the-scenes stories about bold-faced names, this will be the 2016 book for liberals looking to a "bright, infinite future" (Leonard Bernstein), conservatives wanting to know what they're up against, and readers who want to know "what-it-takes" in the arena.

Prepare to Defend Yourself How to Navigate the Healthcare System and Escape with Your Life

Author: Matthew Minson
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
ISBN: 1623491150
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Do you really need to pay that outstanding balance with the hospital? Do you know the differences between a nurse practitioner, a physician’s assistant, a physician, and a paramedic? Did you realize that not all hospitals can treat your stroke, heart attack, or trauma with equal speed and effectiveness? How should you negotiate and appeal a hospital charge? Can you do anything to minimize the medical mistakes that your provider might commit? In Prepare to Defend Yourself . . . How to Navigate the Healthcare System and Escape with Your Life, Matthew Minson, a physician and disaster medicine and healthcare policy expert, pulls back the examination room curtain on the healthcare system, empowering patients and their families to become proactive and knowledgeable users of medical services. Written in a humorous, patient-friendly style and loaded with the author’s cartoons and other visual aids, this essential consumer’s guide to modern healthcare provides down-to-earth, accurate advice that any reader can use, whether preparing for surgery, dialing 911, or simply getting a prescription filled.

Losing Our Democracy

Author: Mark Green
Publisher: Sourcebooks Incorporated
ISBN: 9781402210433
Format: PDF, Mobi
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In 'Losing Our Democracy', Mark Green reveals in chilling detail how the far and religious right, a coalition of big business and, most shockingly, President Bush and his White House are in the process of sabotaging our democracy.

The Ten Golden Rules

Author: M. A. Soupios
Publisher: Hampton Roads Publishing
ISBN: 9781612830940
Format: PDF
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Living the good life doesn't require a lot of money or even any faith. The Ten Golden Rules condenses the wisdom of the ancient Greeks into 10 memorable and easy-to-understand rules that, if lived by, can enable modern readers to have rich, meaningful lives. Each chapter examines a rule:1. Examine life2. Worry only about those things under your control3. Treasure friendship4. Experience true pleasure5. Master yourself6 A void excess7. Be a responsible human being8. Don"t be a prosperous fool9. Don’t do evil to others10. Kindness to others tends to be rewarded All chapters begin with a quote from one of the great Greek philosophers who inspired the rule, followed by a story or explanation of the rule and its importance in life, and end with teaching points on which to meditate and reflect. Any reader searching for meaning will return to this simple, slim volume again and again to find tried-and-true wisdom that spans the ages to speak to us today.

Personal Financial Planning

Author: Randy Billingsley
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305887727
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Knowing what to do with your money is more important than ever. Billingsley/Gitman/Joehnk’s market-leading PERSONAL FINANCIAL PLANNING, 14E, provides the tools, techniques, and understanding you need to define and achieve your financial goals. You will find the numerous practical examples, illustrations, and reliance on common sense that is engaging and refreshingly concrete. Features such as You Can Do It Now, the Financial Impact of Personal Choices, Financial Fact or Fantasy, Financial Planning Tips, Financial Road Signs, and Behavior Matters keep the material relevant and vital to facing a life time of important personal financial decisions. The 14th edition is packed with information relevant to you--for example, changing spending habits for the better, knowing the right questions to ask a financial adviser, using tips on budgeting and planning for retirement, knowing what to look for when choosing a bank, knowing whether to buy or lease a car, knowing what’s important when buying your first home, and choosing the right credit card. All-new features teach you to use today’s critical financial tools and technology, including financial planning software. CFP practice questions provide valuable practice. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Library Journal

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Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.