Recession stories, books, poems, and more

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A reminder for Nigerians. Read More

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Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

She slit her wrists over the tub. She could feel her body going numb! You drove her to the edge. Now her feet strains against a ledge! Man, go to HELL! Read More

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Comments: 1

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This is the story of one man - who once had a vast amount of wealth, a very lovely family, and a perfectly comfortable life - who gradually lost nearly everything in his life that he had cherished deeply during the Great Recession. It is a anonymous account written by… Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 28, 2012

Reads: 149

Comments: 9

Shelves: 1

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This is a feeling I had felt when I suffered a partial layoff a few years ago. It wasn't even unemployment. My company just dropped my hours to sometimes 16 hours per week. I was depressed, but it could have been worse. The economy was globally in shambles, and many… Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 08, 2012

Reads: 107

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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Just a little poem about a can of Coca-Cola. I'd be interested to hear what you think of it. Read More
This poem is about our future as a human race and earth's preservation. current affairs and natural beauty. You choose. Read More
Far back in 1997, every worker in the job market enjoyed high raises and large monthly paycheck, but after ten years in 2007, reality in the global finances left no words for enumeration. Many have lost their jobs and are re-entering into the hot chase for new jobs. Others are… Read More

Poem / Other

January 26, 2012

Reads: 137

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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A truthful opinion about a 13 year british life of the new labour years from a dedicated passionate member. Read More
In this Information, Telecommunication and Globalization Age that is transforming so rapidly into greater Wisdom Age, there is an urgent mandate to live beyond the tradition of working a whole month for a cheque. You can not afford to exempt yourself from the most powerful institution on the planet; working… Read More
America Rising is the story of citizens fighting to take their country back from the powerful forces that would use it solely for their own ends. It's a story based on the political and economic realities most of us face today, written as close to real time as possible. Most… Read More

Reads: 178

Shelves: 1

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A song lyric from the early 1990s about the fascist state that Australia now is. Read More

Reads: 110

Shelves: 1

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"It's a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it's a depression when you lose yours." ~ Harry S. Truman 33rd President of the United States 1945-1953 Read More

Reads: 452

Comments: 52

Shelves: 1

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Nowhere to go, nowhere to hide. Read More

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Comments: 1

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The first short story I am submitting. It was written about a year ago, when everyone was worried about the economy, ore so than they are today. This story takes place in Bixby Canyon, although I've never actually been there I've hiked many mountains similar to the ones in Big… Read More
A social comment on the Global Financial Crisis and the affect it has on society. Read More

Reads: 114

Shelves: 1

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Life comes hard for a newly married, young mother. Read More
Documentary about the depression/recession and disappointment of my life. Read More
The long-awaited stewards of the human race arrive in a much different way than anticipated. Read More

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This is an essay I did in school concerning poverty. We had to connect two outside sources to a short story or poem read in class. I apologize for any grammatical errors that I didn't catch. Enjoy and please comment. Read More

Reads: 123

Shelves: 1

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It solves almost nothing to have all this stuff and sometimes two or three of the same thing,,,,,,,,, Read More
This is a two part essay that discusses the outcome of a recession and an Economic Slump. It is just my own viewpoint. Read More

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