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Start Here, Start Now: A Short Guide to Mindfulness Meditation

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Start Here, Start Now: A Short Guide to Mindfulness Meditation

Start Here, Start Now: A Short Guide to Mindfulness Meditation by Bhante Gunaratana
English | November 5th, 2019 | ISBN: 1614296278 | 168 pages | EPUB | 3.85 MB

A new book distilling Wisdom's definitive masterpiece on mindfulness and all-time bestseller, Mindfulness in Plain English, down to a pocket-sized guide with everything you need to get started practicing mindfulness right now.

Invasive Aliens: The Plants and Animals From Over There That Are Over Here

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Invasive Aliens: The Plants and Animals From Over There That Are Over Here

Invasive Aliens: The Plants and Animals From Over There That Are Over Here by Dan Eatherley
English | June 27th, 2019 | ISBN: 0008262748, 0008262780 | 336 pages | EPUB | 1.00 MB

A unique history of plant and animal invaders of the British isles spanning thousands of years of arrivals and escapes, as well as defences mounted and a look to the future. As Brits we pride ourselves as stoic defenders, boasting a record of resistance dating back to 1066. Yet, even a cursory examination of the natural world reveals that while interlopers of the human variety may have been kept at bay, our islands have been invaded, conquered and settled by an endless succession of animals, plants, fungi and other alien lifeforms that apparently belong elsewhere. Indeed it's often hard to work out what actually is native, and what is foreign. From early settlement of our islands, through the Roman and mediaeval period, to the age of exploration and globalisation, today's complement of alien species tells a story about our past.

We're Still Here: Pain and Politics in the Heart of America

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We're Still Here: Pain and Politics in the Heart of America

We're Still Here: Pain and Politics in the Heart of America by Jennifer M. Silva
English | September 17th, 2019 | ISBN: 0190888040 | 224 pages | EPUB | 1.07 MB

The economy has been brutal to American workers for several decades. The chance to give one's children a better life than one's own — the promise at the heart of the American Dream — is withering away. While onlookers assume those suffering in marginalized working-class communities will instinctively rise up, the 2016 election threw into sharp relief how little we know about how the working-class translate their grievances into politics.