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The Futility of War by Ernest McIvor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 168,190. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014 by National Pacific Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Wars have been used as a means of settling territorial and other political disputes since the dawn of human civilisation. The Futility of War takes the reader through the long history of human conflict in all its forms, and considers the reasons why wars still exist today. It offers a fascinating insight into human nature, and the past, present and possible future of all mankind.
Corporate America & The N-Word by James Rodney
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,850. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Unlike the focus on race relations involving potentially criminal acts such as shootings of unarmed blacks by white citizens and law enforcement; contemporary hate speech, racially motivated assaults and workplace mass-murders remain mostly unexamined - until now!
Occupying America: We Shall Overcome by Rev. Paul Bern
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 73,420. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
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
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Who Watches the Watchmen? The Conflict Between National Security and Freedom of the Press - Wikileaks, Assange, CIA, Bay of Pigs, Pentagon Papers by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,150. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. Who Watches the Watchmen? could hardly be more timely as we debate the recent leaking of the largest trove of documents in American history.
The Compassionate Rebel Revolution: Ordinary People Changing the World by Burt Berlowe
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 178,660. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In this compassionate rebel sequel, we look at how millions of individual citizen actions have become a massive social change movement that offers every person a chance to make a difference in the world. We feature 65 everyday heroes who have turned adversity into triumph, compassion into commitment and anger into activism, and whose acts of caring and courage are transforming society.
#NätKärlek Del 3 av 4 i serien Twitterstorm by Christian Schon
Series: Twitterstorm, Book 3. Price: $49.99 USD. Words: 225,820. Language: Swedish. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » History » European
Del 3 i serien Twitterstorm är #NätKärlek som uppstod som en motaktion och reaktion till #näthatet som redan hade pågått ett bra tag, och som nu hade totalt exploderat till sin absoluta yttersta gräns, och som var så smått på väg att falla tillbaka för att sedermera plana ut i sin aktivitetskurva. Jämför man nu innehållet i boken #NätHat mot #NätKärlek kan man se hur diskussionen svänger.
A Credo for Progressives: Essays on Political Theory and Practical Politics by Robert Paul Wolff
Series: The Collected Papers of Robert Paul Wolff, Book 3. Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 126,450. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
For fifty-five years, Robert Paul Wolff has been reflecting on the theory of modern political society and engaging actively in a number of progressive political movements. The volume opens with a brief Credo for Progressives, in which Wolff forthrightly states the moral and political commitment that has shaped his life and writings.
The State of American Thought: Ensnared in a fallacious liberal-conservative dichotomy by Ethan Sewall
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 204,500. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Social Science » Linguistics / Sociolinguistics
The State of American Thought is a theoretical framework of American culture followed by a narrative of the preliminary platform of The Ecumenical Humanist International Political Party. The goal of the book is to help Americans and people around the world eliminate man-made sufferings through engagement in ecumenical humanist behavioral, cultural and political revolutions.
Strategy & Soul: A Campaigner's Tale of Fighting Billionaires, Corrupt Officials, and Philadelphia Casinos by Daniel Hunter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 170,250. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » History » North America
The movement was outspent by hundreds of millions of dollars, up against powerful elected officials, private investigators, and the state supreme court. This David versus Goliath story gives unparalled access to the behind-the-scenes of campaigns, making the nuances of strategy come to life. Written by an experienced and unusually self-reflective direct action organizer.
Occupy the Highway by Sarah Handyside
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 151,960. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
In November of 2011, twenty-four Occupy Wall Street protestors marched from New York City to Washington, D.C. Seven of those marchers formed a Mobile Occupation, called Walkupy, and continued on to Atlanta, Georgia, arriving there in Late January. Altogether, they marched 1,000 miles in two and a half months. Occupy the Highway is the Journal of Sarah Handyside. It chronicles the entire trip.
Ron Paul's Wisdom, A Layman's Perspective. A Collection of Opinion Editorials by Szandor Blestman
Price: $2.69 USD. Words: 106,010. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012 by MWB Entertainment. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Ron Paul's 2008 campaign inspired me to write about him as I have written about no other politician. His honesty and incorruptibility are legendary. I honestly don't know how he survived politics on the federal level for as long as he did, but I feel he has much to teach us. In this volume I have collected all the op/ed articles I wrote about him from 2007 through 2012.
Victory in London - The Inside Story of the Boris Campaign by Alex Crowley
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,490. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
The inside story of the campaign by Lynton Crosby to put Boris Johnson back into power as London Mayor told by one of the top members of his campaign team who was at Borisʼs side throughout.
Confessions of a Feminazi - An American Woman Finds Her Voice by S Whalen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,690. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Confessions of a Feminazi is a view through the eyes of an American woman exposing the truth behind the propaganda forced onto the American public unleashed by Rush Limbaugh and the party of angry white men through the media and religious houses of worship in their lust to turn the clock back to sustain the power and riches for themselves by waging war on the rights of the rest of us.
How I Accidentally Joined the Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy (and Found Inner Peace) by Harry Stein
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 86,840. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Stein cuts through the distortions on both sides and fearlessly tackles such provocative topics as feminism, affirmative action, PC education, gay rights, and sexual McCarthyism, and shows how liberating it is to no longer have to pass as a correct thinker. This book is daring, brilliantly argued, and savagely funny.
Factory farming and animal liberation: the New Zealand experience by Michael Morris
Price: Free! Words: 60,580. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism(5.00 from 1 review)
This book describes the shocking ways factory farmed animals are treated in New Zealand, the lengths industry and government will go to maintain the status quo, and effective ways to make a difference for animals as individuals and as a society. The issues raised about exploitation, political influence and effective activism can be applied to many situations worldwide.
Child of El Salvador by Penny Raife Durant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,640. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
1987 - An old woman finds a newborn girl abandoned in civil-war-torn El Salvador. In the USA, Diane mourns the loss of a stillborn child. Diane sees Norma in an Salvadoran orphanage and knows this is her child. Adopting Norma is a struggle played out against a fickle, dangerous government in El Salvador and a suspicious American federal attorney. Will these forces keep Diane & Norma apart?
Take Back Your Government by Robert Heinlein
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,800. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Originally titled How to be a Politician, this book was written in 1946 based on Robert Heinlein’s own political experiences. Here is a fascinating look, both historically and philosophically, at a great visionary’s take on the political landscape in the United States and what each of us can do to better this country.
Türkiye'de Ordu ve İnsan Hakları İhlalleri by Propaganda Yayınları
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 56,310. Language: Turkish. Published: March 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Aslında bir kitaptan çok bir rapor, bir derleme olan bu çalışmayı, Hollanda da bulunan Study Center on Turkey adlı organizasyonun sağladığı küçük ölçekli finansal destekle sevgili arkadaşım Ayşegül Kuru ile birlikte hazırlamıştık. Her ikimizde İzmir Savaş Karşıtları Derneği’nin (İSKD) aktif üyeleriydik. (Coşkun Üsterci, sunuş yazısından)
Deceiving The Eagle by John James Drake
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 121,000. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business ethics
The intention of this book is to help raise people’s consciousness regarding the copious deceptive and deceitful practices that occur in society by discussing their root causes, and then presenting some of the negative manifestations of those behaviors. We can not expect to advance society by allowing these antisocial actions to go unacknowledged and not dealt with.