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You are Being Controlled
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Price: Free! Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Don’t be put off by the dry, objective language and approach. You use Skinner and Pavlov every day. The second part, How to Create Useful Idiots, shows how advertisers, interest groups, political parties, friends and enemies use Skinner and Pavlov as building blocks to create Hit Lists and Narratives to influence what you think, how you feel, and what you do. Best to know how they do it.
The Prison Experience
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Price: Free! Words: 11,150. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
This book is about our broken prison system. It introduces the Nordic prison model, talks about a new direction for our nation's prisons and gives reasons why a soft on crime approach would be an improvement over today's philosophy of punishment.
The Right Way? Republicans Rethink, Reload 2014
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Price: Free! Words: 36,000. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Congress
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This e-book, with a foreword by The Wall Street Journal’s Washington Bureau Chief Gerald F. Seib, collects the WSJ’s reporting on the party’s struggle to regroup – and, perhaps, unify its sometimes-fractured elements – after Mr. Obama’s 2012 victory, all in hopes of a comeback.
Undercover Atheist – Inside the mind of a Christian
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Price: Free! Words: 14,340. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism
I go undercover inside Christian chat rooms and forums to test out their moral compass.
Applying Adaptive Politics: Family, Freedom and Into The Future
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Price: Free! Words: 19,920. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This book is an extension of The Adaptive Politics Manifesto. It contains articles written by the author in the same perspective as in the previous book.
Give Me Two Days
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Price: Free! Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Essay » Political
While history and time still work to fully comprehend and evaluate Operation Iraqi Freedom, it is certain that the impact of this war goes beyond battlefields and budget allocations. It has personally touched an entire generation. For every soldier that deployed to Iraq, there is a story. This is one. It profiles and Iraqi businessman, an Army supply officer, and a quest for gravel.
Blinkered
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Price: Free! Words: 18,190. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Chronic disease, Antibiotics resistance and Lyme disease- This essay argues that three major threats to human health are rooted in a state of complacency in modern medicine, as valuable knowledge is routinely repressed. Is our medical system too convenient to change? Blinkered suggests a set of proposals and opportunities relevant to every stakeholder of the healthcare ecosystem.
Blogmania 2
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Price: Free! Words: 10,530. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
In his second installment of blogs novelist R.D. Byron Smith continues the wit, humor and intellectual rigor of the Blogmania Series. While he doesn’t neglect his core competence of commentary on the whacky world of law, “There Go Da Judge” being a perfect for instance, he also offers up a funny delivery room scene in a personal blog, “A Father’s Story.”
Our New Tomorrow: A Conversation About Europe
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Price: Free! Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Our New Tomorrow is a written supplement to Paul Okel's series of talks, A Conversation About Europe, intended to respond to the results of the 2014 European Parliament elections. Far from being an end point, the 2014 elections mark the beginning of a critically important moment in the construction of the European Union.
Ukraine and Guns and Mistrust
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Price: Free! Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Category: Essay » Political
Ukraine is following Yugoslavia and Syria. There are two essential priorities: Trust your neighbours Do not touch a gun. No doubt there are bad things which have happened in Ukraine, and some bad things are no doubt still happening. They will not be stopped by more bad things. The two most dangerous things are guns and mistrust.
Poetic Justice Volume 1: The 2012 Presidential Campaign in Verse
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Price: Free! Words: 13,540. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
“Poetic Justice, Volume I: The 2012 Presidential Campaign” is a wickedly funny collection of satirical political limericks that originally appeared on Pensito Review, the online publication of political and social commentary. While having a decidedly progressive bent, Volume 1 is an equal-opportunity dispenser of humorous poetic justice to both Democrats and Republicans.
Kicking The Bit Bucket Volume 1 (2013) (Blog Postings)
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Series: Kicking The Bit Bucket Blog Postings. Price: Free! Words: 16,620. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The first volume of blog postings from Kicking The Bit Bucket, featuring 39 blog postings from 2013: "The Ballard of Bilbo Baggins By Leonard Nimoy," "Crashing At SFO With Carryon Luggage In Hand," "Driving While Black In My Apartment Complex," "The Nightmare Continues At Amy’s Baking Company," "A Truly Tasteless French Ad About JFK Assassination" and "No Funemployment For Spongebob Squarepants".
You Say Misanthrope Like It's a Bad Thing: Anthony Bialy's Complaints About 2013
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Price: Free! Words: 88,610. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Anthony Bialy's 2013 columns are compiled here in book form. Join the "Red Eye" conservative in looking back on a year he's glad is over. His endearingly grumpy outlook is the only thing sustaining him. Frown and maybe occasionally smile along with him.
The Union Paper
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Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: British English. Published: December 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The Union Paper is designed to oppose the White Paper. It tells you all the reasons why Alex Salmond and the SNP shouldn't be in power or government. What are the financial implications for independence? Experts like Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael and Institution of Fiscal Studies report on the dire monetary issues like what currency we will have and how much will it cost?
The 2013 American Values Survey: In Search of Libertarianism in America
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Price: Free! Words: 9,590. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Despite conventional wisdom linking the Tea Party movement with the libertarian arm of the Republican Party, a majority of libertarians (61 percent) say they do not consider themselves a part of the Tea Party movement. Libertarians, who comprise seven percent of the public, also hold positions on many important economic and social issues that are distinct from the Tea Party and Republicans.
The People's Party: A Blueprint for American Political Revival
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Price: Free! Words: 5,620. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
Solve America's political issues. We agree on so much. Let's not lose our nation over our few differences. Here is an outline of the situation and a few good word pictures to help us move forward, including seashells and pizza parties. Let's have at it. It's time for The People's Party!
Il nido degli scorpioni
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Series: http://www.inchiostroscomodo.com/?page_id=15, Book 1. You set the price! Words: 25,420. Language: Italian. Published: August 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
"Un leggero battito d’ali di una farfalla è in grado di provocare un uragano dall’altra parte del mondo”. Può una piccola provincia del centro nord Italia provocare “l'effetto farfalla”? Se lo sono chiesti gli autori nel realizzare una inchiesta giornalistica unica nel suo genere.
World Crisis and the Pathway to Peace
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Price: Free! Words: 38,580. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013 by Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
A compilation of Speeches and Letters to the International World by Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, Worldwide Head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad has been fearless in announcing to the world where things are heading and how the world can avert disaster and chart a course to peace and security for all the people that inhibit in this global village.
A Hand Up or a Hand Out: Ideas on How to Improve Canada's Equalization Program
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Price: Free! Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The current Equalization formula, which re-distributes some $16 billion in federal funds to six provinces (PEI, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Quebec, Ontario and Manitoba), is set to expire in 2014. We’ve gathered in this eBook the writings of a handful of individuals and groups, all who have made suggestions on how to improve the program.
Villaggio Fire: A Tragedy Silenced
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Price: Free! Words: 15,140. Language: American English. Published: June 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
As images spread across the world - of thick smoke billowing from the mall, of firefighters looking confused and unprepared, of parents breaking down in tears of grief, of lifeless children being pulled from the roof - the question on everyone’s lips was, “why?” "Villaggio Fire: A Tragedy Silenced" offers an in-depth look into one of Qatar's worst tragedies in recent memory.