Follow the Money Book
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Follow the Money


  • Author : Dan Bongino
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Date : 2020-10-06
  • Category : Political Science
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9781642936605

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Follow the Money exposes the labyrinth of connections between D.C.’s slimiest swamp creatures—Democrat operatives, lying informants, desperate and destructive FBI agents, Obama power brokers, CIA renegade John Brennan, George Soros, and more—who conspired to attack Trump by manufacturing one bogus scandal after another. Bestselling author, podcast favorite, and Fox News contributor Dan Bongino delivers the third and most shocking of his acclaimed series chronicling the Deep State war against Donald Trump. Starting with the Trump impeachment hearings, Bongino works forward and backward to piece together the connections of a vast, well-funded cabal of wealthy Democrats and D.C. swamp elite to the non-stop deluge of manufactured scandals launched specifically to attack, destabilize, and ultimately remove Trump and his administration. Zooming in on Ukraine, Bongino unspools a complex sequence of corruption—from the miraculous “discovery” of a mysterious black ledger that linked financial transactions to Trump campaign insider Paul Manafort and cast a shadow over the entire Trump team, to Joe Biden’s unexamined quid pro quo interference with Kyiv politics as he threatened to withhold a loan unless a prosecutor was removed from office. The former Secret Service agent exposes how Glenn Simpson, the corrupt cheerleader behind the lie-filled Steele dossier, wrangled millions from top Democrat donor George Soros to meddle in Ukraine politics. Bongino also reveals Soros’s desperate multimillion-dollar plan to stop Trump’s re-election. Using FBI documents, Bongino reveals the outrageous actions of Robert Mueller’s investigators, who sat on evidence that proved the supposedly damning Trump Tower meeting between a Russian lawyer and senior campaign officials was nothing more than a twenty-minute waste of time for all involved. Other chapters delve into the disturbing presence of Obama’s fixer, obstruction angel Kathryn “Kathy” Ruemmler, who represents a

Follow the Money Book

Follow the Money


  • Author : Sarah Reckhow
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Date : 2013-01-17
  • Category : Education
  • Pages : 221
  • ISBN : 9780199937738

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Some of the nation's wealthiest philanthropies, including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Walton Family Foundation, and the Broad Foundation have invested hundreds of millions of dollars in education reform. With vast wealth and a political agenda, these foundations have helped to reshape the reform landscape in urban education. In Follow the Money, Sarah Reckhow shows where and how foundation investment in education is occurring and presents in-depth analysis of the effects of these investments within the two largest urban districts in the United States: New York City and Los Angeles. In New York City, centralized political control and the use of private resources have enabled rapid implementation of reform proposals. Yet this potent combination of top-down authority and outside funding also poses serious questions about transparency, responsiveness, and democratic accountability in New York. Furthermore, the sustainability of reform policies is closely linked to the political fortunes of the current mayor and his chosen school leader. While the media has highlighted the efforts of drastic reformers and dominating leaders such as Joel Klein in New York City and Michelle Rhee in Washington, D.C., a slower, but possibly more transformative, set of reforms have been taking place in Los Angeles. These reforms were also funded and shaped by major foundations, but they work from the bottom up, through charter school operators managing networks of schools. This strategy has built grassroots political momentum and demand for reform in Los Angeles that is unmatched in New York City and other districts with mayoral control. Reckhow's study of Los Angeles's education system shows how democratically responsive urban school reform could occur-pairing foundation investment with broad grassroots involvement. Bringing a sharp analytical eye and a wealth of evidence to one of the most politicized issues of our day, Follow the Money will reshape our thinking about educati

Follow Your Money Book

Follow Your Money


  • Author : Kevin Sylvester
  • Publisher : Annick Press
  • Date : 2013-02-07
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 60
  • ISBN : 1554514800

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Examines how cost is determined in goods, what happens to money once it is used to buy something, and the basics of credit.

Follow the Money  Book
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Follow the Money


  • Author : Loreen Leedy
  • Publisher : Holiday House
  • Date : 2003-05-01
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN : 0823417948

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From mint, to pocket, to vending machine--tag along with George, a brand new quarter, and see how far a coin goes. With her signature bright, cartoony illustrations, Loreen Leedy explores American currency from the coins' point of view. George starts his day at the U.S. Mint, but he's soon swept away to a bank and dispensed, with a roll of his fellows, to make change at a grocery store. Again and again the quarter changes hands-- dropping into a vending machine, bouncing in a purse, slipping through a hole in someone's pocket. At each transaction, the arithmetic is laid out to show how we add, subtract, and multiply money every day. Keen-eyed readers will notice the page numbers are represented in bills and coins, and the amounts pictured in each scene add up to the listed totals, aiding identification of different denominations of money. This funny introduction to cold hard cash also includes an author's note about different kinds of currency through the ages, how to spot a counterfit bill, an introduction to the 50 States Quarters™ program, and a list of money-related vocabulary. Pocket change has never been so entertaining!

Follow the Money Book

Follow the Money


  • Author : Steve Boggan
  • Publisher : Union Books
  • Date : 2012-01-01
  • Category : Travel
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9781908526106

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DIV ‘Fantastic debut’ Time Out 5-Star Review 'Its randomness is its joy' The Independent 'A picaresque travelogue about chasing an idea through down-home modern America.' The Times What do you do if you want to get underneath the skin of a country, to understand its people and feel its heartbeat? You can follow the rest of the tourists, or you can take the advice of Watergate reporter Bob Woodward’s source, ‘Deep Throat’, and ‘follow the money.’ Starting out in Lebanon, Kansas – the geographical centre of America – journalist Steve Boggan did just that by setting free a ten-dollar-bill and accompanying it on an epic journey for thirty days and thirty nights through six states across 3,000 miles armed only with a sense of humour and a small, and increasingly grubby, set of clothes. As he cuts crops with farmers in Kansas, pursues a repo-woman from Colorado, gets wasted with a blues band in Arkansas and hangs out at a quarterback’s mansion in St Louis, Boggan enters the lives of ordinary people as they receive – and pass on – the bill. What emerges is a chaotic, affectionate and funny portrait of a modern-day America that tourists rarely see. /div

Follow the Money  Funding Research in a Large Academic Health Center Book

Follow the Money Funding Research in a Large Academic Health Center


  • Author : Henry R. Bourne
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Date : 2016
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 233
  • ISBN : 9780996324212

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Threatened by sharp cuts in state government support and stagnant federal research funding, US public research universities are becoming fragile ecosystems. By charting flows of research dollars through a leading public research university-the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)-this book illuminates how such schools work to cope with these funding threats and how the challenges and coping strategies affect organization and direction of research. Academic leaders, faculty, administrators, and students will learn how a complex academic health center manages its revenues, expenses, and diverse academic cultures. For the first time, they can begin to understand arcane mysteries of indirect cost recovery, sponsored funds, capital investment, endowments, debt, and researchers' salaries.

Follow the Money Book

Follow the Money


  • Author : Lynne A. Weikart
  • Publisher : State University of New York Press
  • Date : 2009-03-26
  • Category : Political Science
  • Pages : 209
  • ISBN : 9781438425375

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Reveals the powerful influence of financial elites on New York City’s mayors.

Follow the Money Book

Follow the Money


  • Author : Ruben Alvarado
  • Publisher : Wordbridge Pub
  • Date : 2013-01
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 214
  • ISBN : 9076660263

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Follow the Money is based on a startling insight: there are three different forms of money, not just one; and the form of money a society implements determines the kind of society it will be, and what's more, how it will think. For money is not neutral. It is a product of human artifice, the particular expression of a particular society, that at the same time determines the further course of that society, not just in terms of economics, but in all areas of cultural endeavor. This thesis is implemented with verve. The book takes the reader on a journey through history, beginning with ancient Mesopotamia, through Phoenicia, Greece, and Rome, then through medieval and early-modern Europe in its interaction with the Near and Far East, all the way to the modern-day community of nations. It demonstrates in no uncertain terms just how decisive the institution of money has been, and at the same time just how misunderstood - its role, its effects, even the very form it takes. This is still the case, with the result that political choices and action end up entirely misguided. It is especially true of the attempt to address the credit and debt crises afflicting the world today. The way forward will only come through a better understanding of money as institution. This book is a first step in arriving at such an understanding. As such, it takes the form of historical inquiry, which is the only form such a first step can take. Follow the Money is illustrated and published in full color.

Follow the Money Book

Follow the Money


  • Author : David McWilliams
  • Publisher : Gill Books
  • Date : 2010
  • Category : Social Science
  • Pages : 318
  • ISBN : 0717148076

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This book is about real people and how good people can be broken by bad economics.

Follow the Money Book

Follow the Money


  • Author : Kevin Taft
  • Publisher : Brush Education
  • Date : 2012-01-18
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN : 9781550594355

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Alberta's most insightful political commentator is back with another essential book. Kevin Taft, together with economists Mel McMillan and Junaid Jahangir, follows the money to uncover why Alberta--one of the richest places on earth--still talks poor when it comes to public services. Do we really spend more than we can afford, more than we can sustain, on health care? On education? Why doesn't Alberta have enough hospital beds? Why have our schools faced teacher layoffs? Why are our city streets potholed, and why are rising numbers of Alberta children living in poverty? Where is all our wealth going? Follow the Money uncovers the truth behind the government's austerity slogans and cutbacks. The hard-hitting evidence of Follow the Money challenges Albertans to rethink the past and remake the future.

The Finances of Regional Organisations in the Global South Book

The Finances of Regional Organisations in the Global South


  • Author : Ulf Engel
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Date : 2019-10-29
  • Category : Political Science
  • Pages : 268
  • ISBN : 9780429618901

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This book addresses a major gap in the longstanding research on regional organisations: how do their finances work and what do they reveal about the region-building process? It brings together an empirically rich collection of chapters written by experts of regional organisations in Latin America, Africa and Asia. Based on the insights on thirteen regional organisations as well as two chapters dedicated to the influence of external funders, the editors develop typologies to cluster regional organisations according to their financial characteristics: the size of budgets, the sources of funding and the criteria to calculate contributions. Through analysing the process of budgeting and resourcing, the book sheds light on the different nature and functioning of these organisations existing outside of the Global North and puts a specific emphasis on regional organisations in the area of security in Africa and the Global South. It provides explanations to why members pay or do not pay and how budgeting works, and it deals with data availability, the role of donors, overlapping regionalism, cultural transfers between regional organisations and the impact on regional actorness. This volume will be of key interest to scholars and students of African studies and politics, the Global South, the finances of international organisations, comparative regionalism, international political economy and international relations.

Do what You Love  the Money Will Follow Book
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Do what You Love the Money Will Follow


  • Author : Marsha Sinetar
  • Publisher : Dell
  • Date : 1989
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Pages : 213
  • ISBN : 9780440501602

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A handbook designed to show readers how to follow their own hearts to the work of their dreams, suggesting that people can achieve fulfillment through pursuing the right livelihood.

Follow the Money Book

Follow the Money


  • Author : John Anderson
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Date : 2007-09-11
  • Category : Political Science
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9781416539254

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With its barbecues, new Cadillacs, and $4,000 snakeskin cowboy boots, Texas is all about power and money -- and the power that money buys. This detailed and wide-scope account shows how a group of wealthy Texas Republicans quietly hijacked American politics for their own gain. Getting George W. Bush elected, we learn, was just the tip of the iceberg.... In Follow the Money, award-winning journalist and sixth-generation Texan John Anderson shows how power in Texas has long been vested in the interconnected worlds of Houston's global energy companies, banks, and law firms -- not least among them Baker Botts, the firm controlled by none other than James A. Baker III, the Bush family consigliere. Anderson explains how the Texas political system came to be controlled by a sophisticated, well-funded group of conservative Republicans who, after elevating George W. Bush to the American presidency, went about applying their hardball, high-dollar politicking to Washington, D.C. When George Bush reached the White House, he brought with him not only members of the Texas legal establishment (among them former White House counsel Harriet Miers and Attorney General Alberto Gonzales) but empowered swarms of Republican lobbyists who saw in Bush's arrival a way to make both common cause and big money. Another important Beltway Texan was Congressman Tom DeLay, the famous "Exterminator" of Houston's Twenty-second District, who became majority leader in 2003 and controlled which bills made it through Congress and which did not. DeLay, in turn, was linked to lobbyist Jack Abramoff, who used his relationships with both DeLay and Karl Rove on behalf of his clients, creating a shockingly corrupt flow of millions of dollars among Republican lobby groups and political action committees. Washington soon became infected by Texas-style politics. Influence-peddling, deal-making, and money-laundering followed -- much of it accomplished in the capital's toniest restaurants or on the fairways and be

Follow the Money   A Muslim Guideto the Murky World of Finance Book

Follow the Money A Muslim Guideto the Murky World of Finance


  • Author : Abdassamad Clarke
  • Publisher :
  • Date : 2014-11-01
  • Category :
  • Pages : 120
  • ISBN : 1908892447

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FOLLOW THE MONEY Some people work all their lives for it. Some people have huge amounts of it, and some have almost none. Some steal it, some kill for it. Some men and women marry for it. Some people gamble everything they can, hoping to win more of it and some actually do win, but most lose. Some lie for it, some die for it. Many nations go to war for it. Most of the films we see and a great many of the stories we read are about people who do many of the above things for it. But what is money? The modern world is a complex place. Ideologies and religions swirl, entangle with and wage war upon each other. Politically, socially and militarily the world is in upheaval. Economics, commerce and finance move in their own fashion and move many other forces from behind. The whole makes a strangely compelling but disturbing fabric of interwoven threads. And when was it ever different? This book was written in the conviction that if we use the old journalist's rule "Follow the Money" we can make some sense of that. ABDASSAMAD CLARKE Abdassamad Clarke is from Ulster and was formally educated in Edinburgh. He accepted Islam at the hands of Shaykh Dr. Abdalqadir as-Sufi in 1973 and later studied in Cairo. He has translated a number of classical Arabic works and is currently an imam and teacher at the Ihsan Mosque, Norwich, UK and Dean of the Muslim Faculty of Advanced Studies. The book has 118 pages.

All the President s Men Book
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All the President s Men


  • Author : Bob Woodward
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Date : 2005
  • Category : Elections
  • Pages : 372
  • ISBN : 0747540896

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Two reporters were assigned to cover what seemed a routine burglary in the opulent Watergate building in downtown Washington. It was the first step in what must be the most devastating political detective story of the century.