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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.
Law in a New Key: Essays on Law and Society
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,210. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
For thoughtful readers--and not particularly lawyers or scholars--engaged in the issues of the day who want something other than "easy" answers from right or left. Renowned sociologist Etzioni addresses key issues of terrorism, drone wars, TSA scanners, DNA banks, surveillance, privacy, norms of social disapproval and forgiveness, human rights, and respecting cultures; 15 trenchant essays in all.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Dead Men Can't Lie: The Truth Behind the Cases of Trayvon Martin and Marlon Brown
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,170. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
In his book "Dead Men Can't Lie," Dr. Shiping Bao talks openly and in a no-holds-barred manner about a number of major issues surrounding the George Zimmerman trial and the case of Marlon Brown. Dr. Bao is the Medical Examiner who performed the autopsies on both Trayvon Martin and Marlon Brown, two very high-profile and controversial cases still in the media.
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.
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.
We Rise
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
(5.00 from 1 review)
As the rights & minds of black people are continuously undermined; we fail to realize that the battle is not with other races; its with our own identity. This powerful eBook addresses the change black people must individually address to grow collectively.
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.
Mujer, yo te cuido
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Price: Free! Words: 700. Language: Spanish. Published: July 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Una poesía por la Dignidad de la Mujer. Mujer: sexo femenino de la especie animal Homo Sapiens Sapiens. Grupo amenazado y vilipendiado por su misma especie animal. Dicha discriminación se escuda principalmente en razones de tipo doctrino-religiosas que invaden en diferentes grados la vida de un Estado. ¡Basta!