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Sicily, A Captive Land
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,250. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Part political critique, part travelogue, Sicily, a captive land will evoke compassion for ordinary Sicilians and outrage at the havoc long wreaked in their lives.
History and Future of Two Parties
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,960. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014 by The Little French eBooks. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
THE HISTORY OF LATIN AMERICAN in the last half century is a "drama in three acts". Act one: Dictatorships overthrow the armed left in the military field. Act two: Democracy is back and the end of the soviet communism coincides with a decade of "free market economies" (the '90). Act three: Former guerrilla take power in almost all the countries.
Marijuana: Costs of Abuse, Costs of Control
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,830. Language: American English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
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This authoritative and objective analysis of US drug policy by Mark Kleiman (Public Policy | UCLA, and Harvard alumnus) explains how to choose among alternative ways of enforcing marijuana laws at the federal level.
Branded, The Inside Story Of A Game-changing Belgian Election Campaign
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Price: Free! Words: 51,330. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014 by Brandhome. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
In Branded, Erik Saelens, strategic director of Brandhome, describes the course of the N-VA campaign in the run-up to the mother of all Belgian elections on May 25, 2014. His personal account offers a suspenseful and disconcerting view from the inside of how opposing forces in the media, politics, culture and business actively worked against the N-VA, against Brandhome and against Saelens himself.
Pritical Thinking - The Lost Art of Critical Thinking and Common Sense in Politics and Public Policy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,900. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Pritical Thinking is a book on a mission to restore critical thinking and common sense to American politics and public policy. It's about ending the practice of telling people what to think and teaching them how to think. Pritical Thinking offers an alternative method to evaluating politics and public policy and instills a healthy level of skepticism in conventional wisdom.
The Modern Administration of the Earth
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You set the price! Words: 71,920. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
In present times, due to mass terrorism and animosity, the world is suffering endless wars. The author puts forth his views on how a modern administration based on Liberal thinking and central power inspired by Christ’s message should function.
America: A Cultural Enigma
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,540. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
It is not unusual to hear someone yearn for "the good old days." For senior citizens that usually means the 1950s or 1960s. Others almost certainly have a different perspective. America: A Cultural Enigma suggests that the good old days may not have been as good as the reader remembers them or has been told about them.
Privacy for Me and Not for Thee: The Movement for Invincible Personal Encryption, Radical State Transparency, and the Snowden Hack
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,640. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security / cryptography
Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor, perpetrated the greatest assault on American intelligence in US history. Yet his select brotherhood of adversarial journalists, radical activists and anarchist hackers have remained in the shadows. This book brings them to light and challenges their war for absolute encryption even as they demand radical transparency of liberal democracies.
Canadian Health Policy in the News
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Price: Free! Words: 127,890. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Canadian health policy will always be emerging and unfolding, responding to changing environmental and economic factors, new technologies, publicly held values and differing political landscapes. "Canadian Health Policy in the News" captures a moment in time and presents the issues that concern Canadians most, grounding our national discourse and debate on healthcare in the best evidence.
The Butterfly Effect
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,400. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
In this wise and provocative book, Emily Mathews grounds her intelligent policy philosophy in common sense, which is particularly refreshing as our political system grows increasingly dysfunctional. Ms. Mathews’ innovative thought process collides with her talent for entertaining storytelling. The result is a book that you cannot put down.
Ending World Hunger: School Lunches for Kids Around the World
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 64,910. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
The book Ending World Hunger: School Lunches for Kids Around the World features over 50 interviews with officials from the United Nations World Food Programme, Catholic Relief Services, World Vision, the Barefoot Foundation and ChildsLife International. Each interview shows the status of these critical child feeding programs and their role in ending hunger and poverty.
Last Bridge To Nowhere - fbi confidential source account of Alaska's political corruption scandal
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,880. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
The FBI just wrapped up one of the biggest cases of political corruption in U.S. history. At issue was the high stakes game of developing an Alaska gas pipeline and toxic slick of corrupton that coated the process. Wired, the author embarks on an incredible journey into the undercover world of FBI surveillance and the corroding influence of special interest, money and power politics.
May the Odds Be With Us Legal Segregation in America
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,180. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Americans are legally segregated. MAY THE ODDS BE WITH US shows how and why corporate sports monopolies and their political representatives were able to enact the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act. That legislation created legal segregation. The principles of liberty and justice apply to all Americans. Everyone should be free to make wagers on sports.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Emergency Planning for Public Works (IS-554) - including National Incident Management System (NIMS) Approach
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,490. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) explains how public works prepares and plans for emergencies.
Against Excess
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You set the price! Words: 186,050. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
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Mark Kleiman cuts through the rhetoric of the war on drugs and the legalization debate to discuss the practical options to control a wide range of substances. Both drug-taking and drug-control can be done to excess, and "Against Excess" shows how we can limit the damage done by both errors. It argues we need a middle ground: "grudging toleration" -- neither prohibition nor full legal availability.
Red Mittens & Red Ink: The Vancouver Olympics
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 84,370. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
The Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics were the Games of the Great Recession. A $6 billion-plus party that inspired a nation. But at what cost? This is more than a story of the thrill of victory and agony of defeat. It's about fear and greed, unity and division, celebration and anguish. It is red mittens and red ink.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Public Affairs Operations Field Manual - FM 46-1 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,580. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Public Affairs Operations Field Manual (FM 46-1) is the keystone doctrinal manual for U.S. Army Public Affairs operations. It focuses on how the Army thinks about public affairs and describes public affairs roles, missions, capabilities and organizations for the active Army, U.S. Army Reserve and Army National Guard.
Intelligent Designer: Evolution for Politicians
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,740. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
The Third Millennium American culture wars have produced the most scientifically illiterate politicians, including Presidential candidates, in modern times: climate change deniers, Biblical literalists, etc. This nation cannot afford such ignorance. This book brings badly needed help for a nation in desperate need of science literacy in high places. Send a copy to your elected representative!
The Great ReStart of 2019
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,340. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
The Great ReStart of 2019, by Kent Dickinson and Neal Worthington is subtitled: “The Return to Greatness that will follow the US Financial Collapse.” The book not only details the mess that we have made for ourselves as a society and the opportunities that are inherent in our situation, it envisions a comprehensive fix that moves beyond fear to hope.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Civil Rights and FEMA Disaster Assistance (IS-21.11) - Ensuring the Civil Rights of FEMA Customers
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,990. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
This vital Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) is designed to give you an orientation to civil rights and to provide tips and best practices to help you protect the civil rights of those we serve.