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Fast Times in Palestine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,390. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Pamela Olson, a small town girl from eastern Oklahoma, had what she always wanted: a physics degree from Stanford University. But instead of feeling excited for what came next, she felt consumed by dread and confusion. This irresistible memoir chronicles her journey from aimless ex-bartender to Ramallah-based journalist and foreign press coordinator for a Palestinian presidential candidate.
Freedom of Speech: The Supreme Court and Judicial Review
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 80,130. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
One of the great continuing disputes of U.S. politics is about the role of the Supreme Court. Another is about the First Amendment. This book is about both. A classic defense of the openly political role of the Court, this book belies the notion reasserted recently by Chief Justice Roberts that judges are just neutral umpires. Especially in the area of speech, judges make policy; they create law.
Those Ugly Americans: 20th & 21st Centuries
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 226,740. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
The book describes a half century of conduct by politicians in the United States that ordered actions to be taken that inflicted horrible effects upon people of other countries; and the misconduct of key people in the United States that caused, or enabled to occur, great harm to be done to innocent people in this country.
Feeling the Unthinkable, Vol. 2: War and Democracy- War on Democracy
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Series: Social Justice. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,430. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013 by Amador Publishers. Category: Essay » Political
Professor Donald Gutierrez's essays and reviews on social justice have been collected in a passionate appeal for sensitivity, change, and most importantly action in confronting government abuses and social inequity. Vol.2 focuses on problematic areas of America's democracy such as militarization, war, prisons, and political rhetoric. It includes the book-title essay "Feeling the Unthinkable."
In Censorship We Trust: The Obama Administration's Attack on Freedom of Speech
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Price: Free! Words: 8,440. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
(1.00 from 1 review)
The author was a federal civil servant who was fired solely because he expressed political views, while off-duty and not in the workplace, that liberals dislike. Firing him was illegal, but the federal courts don't have jurisdiction to enforce that particular civil service laws, and the Obama administration refuses to reinstate him and refuses to explain why it is refusing to do so.
Holding our breath: One family’s account of daily life in Zimbabwe
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013 by Gilead Books Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Social Issues
They are a husband and wife, from Zimbabwe. She has battled to provide for her family throughout the political turmoil that has ravaged their country and their home under Robert Mugabe’s rule. But through it all, they have clung to their Christian faith – together. This book is made up of frank, sometimes heartbreaking and often uplifting extracts taken from a two–year long blog.
Military Sexual Trauma (MST) - Defense Department Reports on Sexual Assault, Harassment, and Violence Prevention and Response Including Military Service Academies
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This ebook provides abridged reproductions of two important Department of Defense references on military sexual trauma and assault: Sexual Assault Prevention and Response: DoD 2009 Annual Report On Sexual Assault In The Military - March 2010; Annual Report on Sexual Harassment and Violence at the U.S. Military Service Academies: Academic Program.
Mormon Taliban
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,280. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Mormon Taliban explores the Mormon Taliban paradigm of Utah. It unabashedly exposes the legal, political and religious influence of Utah's oligarchy. Its pages are rife with controversy, corruption, and the undercurrent of hidden agenda that has become the bread and butter of Utah's governing policies.
Epistles Of Poetic Purity
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Series: Universoul, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012 by LionheART Publishing House. Category: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
Challenging, thought-provoking and moving, these poems were inspired by the author's day to day life experiences, from his humble beginnings in Zimbabwe to living in the USA and Europe.
E Dikhe ton Pithhekon
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Price: Free! Words: 12,940. Language: Greek. Published: July 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Apospasma twn praktikwn ths 7hs hmeras ths dikhs "Politeia tou Tennessee kata Scopes": H exetash tou W.J. Bryan apo ton C. Darrow. Ti symvainei otan h misallodoxia, o fanatismos, h 8rhskolhpsia, o antiepisthmonismos kai o paralogismos ginontai Nomos?
Euthanasia: The Good Death
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Price: Free! Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
An individual's choice to end his or her own life, is at once the most personal decision, and should not be in the control of anyone other than the person considering self-termination. Human beings have the right to end their own suffering, if that suffering will ultimately end in death, or else be prolonged, and without any hope of quality of life.
Obama on Civil Rights
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,270. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
(1.00 from 1 review)
This book contains fourteen important speeches from President Barack Obama on the topic of Civil Rights. Chapters include President’s reflections on Martin Luther King, Jr, the thoughts he shared during the funeral for Dr. Dorothy Height, as well as the comments he made at the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell. This collection offers powerful insight into the man and character.
The Libertarian's Handbook - The Centre-Right Principles of Liberty and the Case for a Constitution
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 141,150. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
The Libertarian's Handbook is an epic-length book on civil rights by Richard Pinder. This work shows how the ideas of libertarianism can be applied to all areas of domestic governance, from law enforcement to welfare and from economic policy to immigration. This work also asks if socialism is indeed the road to serfdom, while detailing a new constitutional model designed to protect civil rights.
Two Nights In Police Custody
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,340. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013 by Tenth Street Press. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Two Nights In Police Custody, is much more than a story of modern Nepal's social injustice; it's a seizing read describing daily life in the cities and its surrounds and recounts the struggles of the people, and that of the class divide, and of the fabric that has united all Nepalese through their political upheaval of the 1980's that still continues on into this day.
Beyond the Shame
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 28,950. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Ten-year old Nina awakens to the bustling sounds of Falkland Road, in the heart of Mumbai, India: honking, clanging, and shouting. She readies herself for the first of many men and the horrors of another day. Tragically, Nina is one of 21 million women and children who are trapped in the $32-billion “industry” of sex slavery. But this is the story of Project Rescue’s fight to restore their lives.
Freedom of Speech in England: Its Present State and Likely Prospects
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,480. Language: British English. Published: May 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Freedom of Speech in England: Its Present State and Likely Prospects, is a defence of freedom of speech without exceptions. It begins with a standard defence of speech in sexual matters, and continues with racism, Islamic radicalism and holocaust denial. It is a controversial work of hard core libertarian polemic.
The Blessed Model of the Holy Prophet Muhammad and the Caricatures
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Price: Free! Words: 31,990. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013 by Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History
Shock waves of indignation ran across the Muslim world following the recent publication of offensive and crude caricatures of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (may peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) in some parts of Europe. The uninformed, as ever, misled by the mullah gave in to public display of rage and rampant chaos ensued.
Voices of the Movement
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,530. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
The Movement is a new, meritocratic, grassroots force that seeks to topple the privileged elite. What is the problem with contemporary capitalism? Simple: the capitalist elite. Without them, and with a much wider and more equitable distribution of capital, capitalism could be reformed and become an authentic force for good. We call this new and improved capitalism "social" or "public" capitalism.
The Movement: The Revolution Will Be Televised
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,670. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
The aim of the Power Elite has always been the same – to maintain themselves in power and privilege in perpetuity, at the expense of everyone else. In the past, they used brute force to subjugate the servile masses. Now they use something far more subtle and effective: psychological manipulation. Without a Revolution, they have the opportunity to rule forever. Is that what you want? Then rebel.
expressIT - A Plea For Free Speech
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Series: True freedom, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This publication "express IT" is written for freedom-loving people and dedicated to writers and speakers worldwide that are discriminated, publicly offended, oppressed, incarcerated or even killed just for expressing their mind. Alone, the fact that someone is jailed for writing or speaking freely is an unconscionable event, though many cases are known worldwide.