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The Free Market Has Soon Turned 99 % Of Us Into Miserables
By Håkan Anderberg
Price: Free! Words: 81,480. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
If nothing else, the economic crisis in 2008 showed how close we are an economic collapse of the system we all suffer under today. The system that is named the "Free Market." This book shows how we got where we are beginning 100 years ago by presenting Edward Bernays who created a new political idea based on controlling people's irrational feelings, to keep them happy and calm by consuming.
The Second Wave of NATO Expansion and Post-Soviet Area Transformation: View from Ukraine
By Oleksii Izhak
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,730. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This eBook contains a study of NATO-Ukraine relations in crusial areas and in a broader context carried out during 1998-2000 under a fellowship of the Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council
How Did Barack Obama Become Our President?
By Ebol Johnson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,080. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
This book will open your eyes to see that the time we are living in is not normal. You may know by now that nothing is guaranteed. I was inspired to write this book after following the United State election in 2008 that Barack Obama won. As I watched the 9/11 attack followed by the housing crises, the recession and the debt ceiling. I realized that we are in serious trouble. This world that we are
African Expectations: Musings from Where I Stand
By Mafoya Dossoumon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,070. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
African Expectations is a collection of essays about how political, economic, and socio-cultural issues retard Africa’s development and how the most important factor for this failure is the lack of good leadership. The book offers tentative solutions to some of the most pressing issues of our times based on the author’s worldview and life experiences.
A Place To Grow
By Jean-Nichol Dufour
Price: Free! Words: 145,600. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Good & evil
Important revision 2014 coming in October. This is part 9 of a 10 books suite. This one is about how to birth the life reality. I will explore different possibilities for that, I will put the emphasis to do it peacefully, but knowing the current democracy capitalism system believes itself as the only and best way of the universe, I’ll have to explore total war and destruction scenarios too.
Den Fria Marknaden har snart gjort 99% av oss utfattiga (Swedish/Svenska)
By Håkan Anderberg
Price: Free! Words: 76,710. Language: Swedish. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
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Om inget annat så visade den ekonomiska krisen 2008 hur nära vi är en ekonomisk kollaps av det system vi alla lider under idag. Det system som kallas den ”fria marknaden”. Boken visar hur vi kommit dit vi är med början för 100 år sedan med en viss Edward Bernays som skapade en ny politisk idé byggd på att styra människors irrationella känslor så de blev lyckliga och lugna genom konsumtion.
Jerusalem: Correcting the International Discourse - How the West Gets Jerusalem Wrong
By Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,040. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The Holy City of Jerusalem is one of the most contentious facets of the Arab-Israel conflict. In this volume, Nadav Shragai, who served as a journalist and commentator at Ha'aretz between 1983 and 2009 and has documented the dispute over Jerusalem for thirty years, offers a fresh perspective that seeks to correct the international discourse on the future of the city.
The Year Past/The Year Ahead: The Editors and Writers of techPresident on 2011/12
By Micah L. Sifry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,320. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012 by Personal Democracy Media. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
As you read through this compilation of the best of techPresident from 2011, as well as the prognostications of thirty of our smartest friends and fellow travelers as they look at the year ahead, you can't help but be affected by just how much took place in 2011, and how hyper-empowered, hyper-networked people everywhere are the engine of this increased velocity of activity and tumult.
All Over the Map
By John Feffer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 154,690. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Category: Essay » Political
Foreign policy analyst John Feffer looks at global affairs in the Obama era. This collection of more than 125 Foreign Policy In Focus columns covers war, peace, terrorism, global economics, culture, democracy, and the environment. It critically analyzes what's happening all over the map, from the financial crisis to the Arab Spring, and offers specific recommendations for Washington policymakers
The Staite of Britain
By Edward Staite
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,880. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
A controversial and outspoken critique of the world of British politics by a key political insider.
Desafiando al imperio
By Phyllis Bennis
Price: Free! Words: 115,790. Language: Spanish. Published: April 8, 2011 by Transnational Institute. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Phyllis Bennis analiza el auge del unilateralismo estadounidense y la doctrina de la guerra preventiva, centrándose especialmente en los casos de Iraq e Israel/Palestina, y examina los retos y las oportunidades para reivindicar las Naciones Unidas como parte del movimiento mundial por la paz.
Casus belli: cómo los Estados Unidos venden la guerra
By Achin Vanaik
Price: Free! Words: 142,800. Language: Spanish. Published: April 8, 2011 by Transnational Institute. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Casus belli: cómo los Estados Unidos venden la guerra es una valiosa y didáctica recopilación de ensayos escritos por destacados expertos de todo el mundo. En ella, se analizan las diversas excusas que se han esgrimido para ir a la guerra durante las últimas décadas de crecientes ambiciones imperialistas por parte de los Estados Unidos.