Postings with tag: recession
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January 04, 2013
taken from my book, "The Flies Are Bothering The Pig!"
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
April 12, 2010
A social comment on the Global Financial Crisis and the affect it has on society.
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.