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The Tragedy of the European Union

George Soros, Gregor Schmitz
Authors:
George Soros, Gregor Schmitz

The European Union could soon be a thing of the past. Xenophobia is rampant and commonly reflected in elections across the continent. Great Britain may hold a referendum on whether to abandon the union altogether. Spurred by anti-EU sentiments due to the euro crisis, national interests conflict with a shared vision for the future of Europe. Is it too late to preserve the union that generated unprecedented peace for more than half a century?This is no mere academic question with limited importance for America and the rest of the world. In the past decade, the EU has declined from a unified global power to a fractious confederation of states with staggering unemployment resentfully seeking relief from a reluctant Germany. If the EU collapses and the former member states are transformed again from partners into rivals, the US and the world will confront the serious economic and political consequences that follow.In a series of revealing interviews conducted by Dr. Gregor Peter Schmitz, George Soros,a man of vast European experience whose personal past informs his present concerns,offers trenchant commentary and concise, prescriptive advice: The euro crisis was not an inevitable consequence of integration, but a result of avoidable mistakes in politics, economics, and finance and excessive faith in the self-regulating financial markets that Soros calls market fundamentalism inspired flawed institutional structures that call out for reform. Despite the considerable perils of this period, George Soros maintains his faith in the European Union as a model of open society. This book is a testament to his vision for a peaceful and productive Europe.

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Chocolat: Vol. 8

Ji-Sang Shin, Geo
Contributors:
Ji-Sang Shin, Geo

Kum-Ji takes pity on E-Soh and tells him where her heart truly lies. But speaking candidly with E-Soh doesn't automatically give her an opening to grow closer to E-Wan. Just when she decides that it's time for her to stop clinging to her fantasies and come back to reality, the band gets in a terrible accident. Some of the members are hurt badly, and there are fears that the band may not be able to carry on . . . Kum-Ji wants desperately to help her friends, but what can one girl do?! Find out in the long awaited conclusion of Chocolat!

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Financial Turmoil in Europe and the United States

George Soros
Authors:
George Soros
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The Philanthropy of George Soros

Chuck Sudetic, George Soros
Authors:
Chuck Sudetic, George Soros

p class="MsoNormal" With an Introduction by George Soros and an Afterword by Aryeh Neier p class="MsoNormal" p style="line-height: 14pt" class="MsoNormal"George Soros is one of the world's leading philanthropists. Over the past thirty years, he has provided more than 8 billion to his worldwide network of foundations: the Open Society Foundations, which have applied the concept of the open society, the cornerstone of Soros's thinking on democracy, freedom, and human rights, in the United States and abroad. This book, written by former New York Times journalist Chuck Sudetic, marks the first exploration of George Soros's innovative philanthropic strategies and unmatched commitment to building open societies in places where dictatorship and violent repression have been the rule for too long. p style="line-height: 14pt" class="MsoNormal"Soros is widely lauded for his brilliant financial and economic insights and investment strategies. But his philosophy-driven philanthropy and its impact are unprecedented for a private individual, and have produced remarkable results. Soros's visionary efforts include: helping to topple communism in eastern Europe and the Soviet Union and attempting to foster civil society in China initiating and nurturing global and local organizations fighting to overcome the driver of war, repression, and corruption in oil- and blood-diamond states helping Sarajevo's people endure three years of siege during the Bosnian War fighting resistant strains of TB in Russia's jails and Lesotho's mountains before the disease can devastate the world's great cities undertaking the first attempt in history to help Europe's most downtrodden people lift themselves from poverty and segregation supporting democratic resistance in Burma and building communities in Haiti's roughest slums applying new methods for fighting poverty and drug addiction and reforming dysfunctional justice systems in Baltimore, New Orleans, and other U.S. cities. p style="margin: 0.1pt 0in line-height: 14pt" class="MsoNormal" The Philanthropy of George Soros reveals the thought and practice behind a lesser-known dimension of this remarkable man's life, his goals for society, and his underlying vision for the future.

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The Soros Lectures

George Soros
Authors:
George Soros
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Very! Very! Sweet: Vol 8

Ji-Sang Shin, Geo
Contributors:
Ji-Sang Shin, Geo
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Very! Very! Sweet: Vol 7

Ji-Sang Shin, Geo
Contributors:
Ji-Sang Shin, Geo

Tsuyoshi wanders the streets, still reeling after learning the truth of his past and the cruelty that ripped his true family apart. Unwilling to return home and face his uncle and grandfather, Tsuyoshi asks to stay with Be-Ri for the night. But Erica and Mi-Hyuk are not about to leave the two of them alone in an empty house, and Be-Ri is soon made the unwilling host of an impromptu slumber party. It's no surprise when Tsuyoshi is the first to fall asleep, but when the time comes to rouse him, Tsuyoshi remains unconscious...

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Very! Very! Sweet: Vol 6

Ji-Sang Shin, Geo
Contributors:
Ji-Sang Shin, Geo

Per his grandfather's instructions, Tsuyoshi has secured a Korean girlfriend . . . but he's got the wrong girl! The old man will settle for nothing short of Be-Ri, but even a cushy cat tower can't woo her back to Tsuyoshi's side . . . What about a genuine confession? With the painful realization that Tsuyoshi's affections will never favor her again, Erica decides to give up the chase. Now there's no reason for her to remain in Korea, is there? Unless . . . she's already set her sights on a new quarry!

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Very! Very! Sweet: Vol 5

Ji-Sang Shin, Geo
Contributors:
Ji-Sang Shin, Geo

Heartbroken and mortified at San-Ne's discovery of her secret affections, Be-Ri launches headfirst into a relationship with Mu-Hyuk. She's still not overly fond of him, at least not in a romantic way, but she's willing to give it a try, if only to forget about San-Ne. But Tsuyoshi isn't pleased about the new arrangement. For one thing, Mu-Hyuk is so overprotective that Tsuyoshi hardly ever gets to hang out with Be-Ri at school. For another, much to his own surprise, Tsuyoshi is unhappy at seeing Be-Ri with another guy. True, they were only "fake dating" for the sake of his grandfather, but now the old man isn't the only one thinking they should give it another go...

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Very! Very! Sweet: Vol 4

Ji-Sang Shin, Geo
Contributors:
Ji-Sang Shin, Geo
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Very! Very! Sweet: Vol 3

Ji-Sang Shin, Geo
Contributors:
Ji-Sang Shin, Geo

Thanks in no small part to Be-Ri, Tsuyoshi is just getting settled in his new life in Korea. But now that Erica's on the scene, Tsuyoshi's decision to use Korea as a "fresh start" is becoming more and more difficult, especially when she announces she'll be joining his class at school. For Be-Ri, the only thing worse than watching Erica's shameless affection from the back seat of a car is...having to watch it every day from her new seat behind Erica and Tsuyoshi. But what's this? Is Erica...crying? Seems there's trouble in paradise, but Be-Ri's got troubles of her own when Mu-Hyuk's surprise kiss turns her insides to knots...

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Chocolat: Vol. 7

Ji-Sang Shin, Geo
Contributors:
Ji-Sang Shin, Geo
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Chocolat: Vol. 6

Ji-Sang Shin, Geo
Contributors:
Ji-Sang Shin, Geo

With her confession rejected by E-Wan of Yo-I, Kum-Ji is driven to despair. But with DDL's tour starting up again, she at least has something to get her mind off of her hurting heart. But when E-Wan is suddenly hospitalized, she must draw up the courage to visit him. And who's there to back her up but E-Soh?! Just when it seems that E-Wan can never be as nice as E-Soh, he has a change of heart?!

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Very! Very! Sweet, Vol 2

Ji-Sang Shin, Geo
Contributors:
Ji-Sang Shin, Geo
Yen Press

Very! Very! Sweet Vol. 1

Ji-Sang Shin, Geo
Contributors:
Ji-Sang Shin, Geo

A spoiled brat from a wealthy Japanese family, Tsuyoshi is unceremoniously shipped off to Korea by his strict grandfather who tells him the family secret - they're Korean! Sparks fly when the resentful high schooler arrives at the airport and shares an impromptu cab ride with Kang Be-Ri, a plucky girl who happens to be his new neighbor. Will the two ever get past their differences? And will Tsuyoshi learn to accept his new destiny?

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Chocolat: Vol. 5

Ji-Sang Shin, Geo
Contributors:
Ji-Sang Shin, Geo

Kum-Ji may have started following Yo-I to get close to her favorite boy band, D.D.L., but it's E-Wan of Yo-I that she can't get out of her head! With E-Soh's confession still heavy on her heart, a confused Kum-Ji joins her fellow fan girls in strategizing for the next tour. But Barbie, the fan club president, has other plans. When a surprise attack leaves Kum-Ji bruised and beaten, E-Soh charges in as her knight in shining armor! Will this dashing rescue be enough to change Kum-Ji's affections?

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The New Paradigm for Financial Markets (Large Print Edition)

George Soros
Authors:
George Soros

In the midst of the most serious financial upheaval since the Great Depression, legendary financier George Soros explores the origins of the crisis and its implications for the future. Soros, whose breadth of experience in financial markets is unrivaled, places the current crisis in the context of decades of study of how individuals and institutions handle the boom and bust cycles that now dominate global economic activity. This is the worst financial crisis since the 1930s," writes Soros in characterizing the scale of financial distress spreading across Wall Street and other financial centres around the world. In a concise essay that combines practical insight with philosophical depth, Soros makes an invaluable contribution to our understanding of the great credit crisis and its implications for our nation and the world.

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George Soros On Globalization

George Soros
Authors:
George Soros
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Underwriting Democracy

George Soros
Authors:
George Soros
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Open Society

George Soros
Authors:
George Soros

George Soros is a legend in the world of finance. His Quantum Fund has been the best performing investment fund in history and his foundations have helped re-shape the post-Cold War world.In this thoroughly revised version of his international bestseller, George Soros reconsiders his analysis in the light of recent economic events. We need to improve our international arrangements to match our increasing economic interdependence. Soros proposes that the open societies of the world should form an alliance for the dual purpose of fostering the development of open society within individual countries, and to lay the groundwork for a global open society by strengthening international institutions and rules of behaviour. Whilst the hardback edition emphasised the financial side of the system, the paperback adds more weight to its political aspects. Offering brilliant solutions based on years of Soros's own experience as a financier and philanthropist, THE CRISIS OF GLOBAL CAPITALISM is essential reading for anyone involved with the new economy - that is, all of us.