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Letters from Palestine
By Pamela Olson
Price: Free! Words: 106,420. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Many books have dealt with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from the Israeli perspective. However, few reflect the Palestinian point of view. Letters from Palestine offers an American audience a rare opportunity to listen to actual Palestinian people as they describe what it is like to live in the occupied territories of the West Bank or Gaza, or to grow up as a Palestinian in the U.S.
Religious Fascism (The Repeal of Section 28)
By Garry Otton
Price: $10.28 USD. Words: 199,750. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Using the repeal of a little-known law in Scotland, this book examines the spread of religious fascism across the world.
The Negro in Federal Employment: The Quest for Equal Opportunity
By Samuel Krislov
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 61,660. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
A classic resource, now with new 2012 Foreword, from Quid Pro Books: a study of civil rights in the U.S. civil service at a time of tumultuous change and reexamination. Praised widely on its initial publication in 1967, Krislov's book remains an important part of the canon on African American history, labor and civil service, and the political science of federal employment and bureaucracies.
İzmir Savaş Karşıtları Derneği: Bir Sözel Tarih
By Propaganda Yayınları
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 20,740. Language: Turkish. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Bu kitapta, çağrımıza yanıt veren İSKD aktivistleriyle yaptığımız röportajları bulacaksınız. Çoğunlukla belleklerde kalan, yitip gitme tehlikesi olan birçok anı ve nüans ve strateji, İSKD'nin etkileyici tarihçesi boyutuyla, bu kitapta tecelli ediyor. Amacımız, İSKD'yi sadece yeni nesillere anımsatmak değil, ayrıca tarihin yapraklarını yeniden açmak.
Conversations With Global Citizen Leaders Interviews with Men and Women in Global Leadership Positions
By Ronald Israel
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 66,150. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This book consists of conversations with thirty-two very amazing people; people whose leadership improves the way our world works. Each conversation tells the story of how the person being interviewed became a global leader; how they became engaged and committed to making the planet better.
La Europa neonazi
By Domenico Mantuano
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,360. Language: Spanish. Published: February 12, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Después de la Primera Guerra Mundial, dadas las durísimas penalidades económicas, nazis y fascistas, xenófobos y racistas, hallaron campo fértil en jóvenes sin un futuro alentador y en los ciudadanos que sentían mancillado su orgullo nacional. Hoy, el desprestigio de los partidos tradicionales, una ineficiente política inmigratoria, llenan nuevamente de páginas negras la Historia de la Humanidad.
Vegan Tutsak
By Propaganda Yayınları
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 25,720. Language: Turkish. Published: February 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Bu kitap, Osman Evcan ile yapılan bir nehir söyleşidir. Osman Evcan, siyasi gündemimize 2011 yılı sonlarında girmişti. Bir vegan olarak, hapishanede yaşadığı sorunlar, vegan yiyeceğe erişememesi, bunun sonrasında da açlık grevine girmesi gündeme gelmişti. Gündeme gelen başka bir mesele de, Osman’a yönelik “Osman’a Vegan Yemek” adlı bir destek kampanyasıydı.
Pardon My Prejudice - America's Excuse for Bigotry
By David Goldenberg
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,870. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Americans don’t talk enough with each other about bigotry. Yet most of us can identify with that feeling of discomfort as someone blurts out a stupid racial or ethnic remark. “Pardon My Prejudice, America’s Excuse for Bigotry,” is a candid, revealing look at the undercurrent of hatred in our society. Anecdotes, observations, and hard facts make this sensitive subject matter approachable.
Occupying America: We Shall Overcome
By Rev. Paul Bern
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 73,420. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
This is arguably the most comprehensive book about the Occupy and 99% Movements written up until now. From a history of American revolutions to documenting class warfare waged against us by the rich, this book is not the first to predict the probability of civil unrest in the US, but it makes the strongest case yet for that to occur
The Indonesian Army from Revolusi to Reformasi Volume 1 - The Struggle for Independence and the Sukarno Era
By Joseph H. Daves
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 250,720. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Volume 1 in this three-volume set covers the Indonesian Army’s revolutionary roots, its fighting doctrine, and provides accounts of major operations – the independence struggle, consolidation of the Republic, military campaigns against CIA-backed regional separatists in Sumatra and Sulawesi during the late-1950s, the “liberation’ of West Irian and the “Confrontation” with Malaysia.
Against a Tide of Evil
By Mukesh Kapila
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by Pegasus Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Against a Tide of Evil is a strident and passionate cri de coeur. It is the deeply personal account of one man driven to extreme action by the unwillingness of those in power to stop mass murder. It explores what empowers a man like Mukesh Kapila to stand up and be counted, and to act alone in the face of global indifference and venality.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Mass Atrocity Prevention and Response Options (MAPRO): A Policy Planning Handbook - Stopping Genocide
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 73,490. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Handbook is designed to be a reference for policy makers to monitor, prevent, and if necessary respond to genocide and other mass atrocity situations.
Beyond the Shame
By David Grant
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.
Complete Guide to China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Uighur Protests, Terrorism, Modern Uyghur Identity, Human Rights, People's Republic of China Ethnic Minorities, Political Prisoners
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 691,530. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This unique ebook provides an encyclopedic overview of all aspects of the Uyghur population and the Chinese Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, protests and alleged terrorism by Muslim Uyghurs, Chinese government policies toward the Uyghurs, oppression, history, Chinese human rights, U.S. policy issues, and much more.
Nowhere, a Story of Exile
By Anna Astvatsarurian Turcotte
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,420. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by Jirayr Beugekian. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Anna Astvatsaturian Turcotte was a ten year old girl in 1988, living in the seaside city of Baku, in the Soviet Republic of Azerbaijan, when pogroms organized by the majority Muslim Azeri population drove the minority Christian Armenians out of the country. Anna's diary documented the organized terror in Baku, her life as a refugee, and her struggle to find herself.
Feeling the Unthinkable, Vol. 2: War and Democracy- War on Democracy
By Donald Gutierrez
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."
Domestic Workers in Saudi Arabia and the Emirates: A Socio-legal Study on Conflicts
By Antoinette Vlieger
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 139,190. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Fascinating study and inside account of the lives of maids and caregivers in the oil-rich Middle East, who become contractually bound to near-slavery by taking positions overseas. Dutch law professor Vlieger interviewed many maids, bosses, and job agencies to get to the truth. She places what she found into a theoretical frame of petropolitics. Accessible to everyone, with compelling stories.
A Question of Faith: A History of the New Zealand Christian Pacifist Society
By David Grant
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,130. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013 by Philip Garside. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Christian pacifists opposed all war, at all times irrespective of political developments. They shared a core and absolute belief, based on the teachings of Jesus Christ, that war was a moral and ethical sin. In March 1936, Wellington Methodist Minister Ormond Burton and his circuit steward A C Barrington established the Christian Pacifist Society of New Zealand. This is it's history.
Losing the War: The Carnage and Despair of Mexico in 2010
By Walter McKay
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,550. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Written by a former police officer turned security consultant, Walter McKay's first-hand account of the bloody drug war that intensified to fever pitch in 2010 chronicles the media coverage throughout the year with a monthly tally of victims caught in the line of fire. 'Losing the War: The Carnage and Despair of Mexico in 2010'.
Dust Net
By David Dvorkin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,610. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
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Walls have always given us privacy, safeguarding us from the eyes and ears of others. That’s about to change. Surveillance drones the size of insects will be superseded by surveillance devices the size of specks of dust floating in the breeze. They will watch us, but they will also let us communicate with each other in ways that no government or corporation will be able to intercept or block.