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The Donors’ Dilemma: Emergence, Convergence and the Future of Foreign Aid - Edited by Andy Sumner and Tom Kirk
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Series: Global Policy e-books, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,610. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
As poverty declines, what if the remaining pockets of poverty are increasingly focused in countries where aid is already on the way to becoming irrelevant as domestic resources grow - such as some middle income countries - or in countries which cannot absorb aid easily and quickly – meaning many fragile states? This is the question addressed by contributors to Global Policy’s first e-book.
Teaching Snapping Turtles How To Chew Bubblegum
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,550. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Trying to reason with a Republican is like teaching a snapping turtle how to chew bubblegum. This conclusion birthed the title of the book. Teaching Snapping Turtles is an opinionated nonfiction book about American society in the 21st Century.
Walking the Talk: Engaging the Public to Build a Sustainable World
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 58,700. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
W.B.Yeats' line that "The best lack all conviction, while the worst are filled with passionate intensity" could have been written to describe the public attitude towards climate change. _Walking the Talk_ argues that the traditional motivators of "faith" and "duty" have become debased coins, which limits public engagement. In exchange the author offers the ideal of "practical philosophy".
The African Manifesto
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,080. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
A chilling and disturbing exposition of power and the history of African unrest. The African Manifesto is a timely literary bridge between the past we know, and hope never to repeat, and the future we aspire for. Gary Chambers
Putin, the Russian Elite, and the Future of Russia
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,950. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Asteroid Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
In this thoughtful monograph, the author traces how Russia’s character has shaped its evolution, with a particular focus on how the ruling “elite” has led the country from one disaster to another. An examination of Russia’s ruling circles since Lenin and the leadership selection process, reveals how and why Putin ascended to power, and how his policies are likely to shape the country’s future.
Radio Free Steve Volume One Memorial Daze 2014 Scream of Consciousness
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Price: $1.54 USD. Words: 22,310. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Faced with a case of writer's block on my current project, I decided to take Memorial Day weekend and just cut loose with stream of consciousness babblings/rantings/cleverness-- choose your term. The result is amusing, bizarre, pointed, and occasionally even funny, riffing off the TV, drunks in bars, the UCSB mass shooting, the NSA, ice cream, and so much more. Buy the ticket, take the ride.
The Futility of War
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 168,190. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014 by National Pacific Press. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
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.
Stories From The Bus
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,620. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
For several years, Merlin Sprague drove a small passenger bus for a senior center. It was an unusual occupation In these stories, Merlin expresses consternation with an increasingly harsh system originally designed to help those who cannot help themselves.
The Blue Guitar
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Price: Free! Words: 62,850. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
MIT Professor Emerita Lisa Peattie explores the art and politics of protest around the world.
The Blue Collar Manifesto
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,920. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Freedom today requires the ability to interpret reality accurately. This is a learned skill. I'm a blue collar guy with a degree in counseling, a 'reality engineer'. I want to help you understand reality manipulation. Blind, lost, enslaved, and harvested describe the blue collar working class. Take your first step to freedom. Acquire the knowledge to give yourself a fighting chance.
Ideas for the World's Future: A Collection of Cultural, Social and Politically Themed Articles
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Price: Free! Words: 21,250. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
TaraElla is a singer-songwriter. She is, however, most notable for her cultural projects. This book contains articles she has written over the years, with ideas on how we can make the world a better place.
Occupying America: We Shall Overcome
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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 Student Loan Swindle: Why It Happened – Who’s To Blame – How The Victims Can Be Saved
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,000. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
The only way to resolve the student loan crisis is with a robust campaign of civil disobedience. This book explains how to use the Internet and social media to force a settlement on Wall Street that is fair to bankers and borrowers alike. Civil disobedience is justified by an analysis of the history of the crisis and the damage it has done to working families and our system of higher education.
The Entrapment Of A Nation
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Price: Free! Words: 41,500. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
A book about the corruption and bad governance in Nigeria. A Collection of essays written by Adeola Aderounmu
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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,150. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
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
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 178,660. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
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.
Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,380. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013 by Kimberly Wilder. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Wilderside Ltd presents its second eBook, Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? In the eBook, the Occupy movement is explored through original reporting, essays, photographs, cartoons, poetry, and reviews. Includes an essay analyzing the “One Demand” concept. The collection records the unfolding of Occupy into the culture from September 2011 to the present. Authors Kimberly Wilder and Ian Wil
#NätKärlek Del 3 av 4 i serien Twitterstorm
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Series: Twitterstorm, Book 3. Price: $49.99 USD. Words: 225,820. Language: Swedish. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
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.
Resonant
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,450. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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After a divine symbiosis with an ancient alien skin which gives him god-like powers, Asher finds himself entangled in a dark world of corporate oligarchs and government conspiracies. With the help of hacktivist group Anonymous, he faces-off against conspiring evils of this world and beyond.
A Credo for Progressives: Essays on Political Theory and Practical Politics
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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. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
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.