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Lessons from Intervention in the 21st Century: Legality, Feasibility and Legitimacy
Series: Global Policy e-books, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,780. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Debates about military intervention, humanitarian or otherwise, typically involve three issues: the legality of intervention in relation to international law, the legitimacy of the intervention to the wider public and the feasibility of proposed interventions. Edited by David Held and Kyle McNally, this e-book brings together world-class academics and practitioners to comment on these issues.
Charlie Hebdo: The Global View
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 7,840. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Political
When the Charlie Hebdo killings happened in Paris in early 2015, attention swivelled to the way that terror and accusation are being used to try and stifle debate. But these are discussions that are not only being held in France. Here writers around the world have been asked to write short essays exploring the ways that journalists and artists have been threatened over the years.
From The Medes to the Mullahs A History Of Iran
Series: In Brief, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,500. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This book offers an accessible, but comprehensive, introduction to the long and rich history of Iran. Starting around 600 bce it traces the main historical events finishing with the modern Islamic Republic of Iran. It would be of particular interest to the non-academic person who wants to understand a country that is frequently misunderstood.
The Donors’ Dilemma: Emergence, Convergence and the Future of Foreign Aid
Series: Global Policy e-books, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,620. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, 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.
Green: The First 12 Months Of Modern American Marijuana Reform
Series: Green Über Alles. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,360. Language: American English. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
"Green: The First 12 Months of Modern American Marijuana Reform" is the story of marijuana reform in America during 2014. The book is a journalistic snapshot of where change happened and did not during a momentous year for marijuana legalization across the United States if not globally
Walking the Blue Line: A Police Officer Turned Community Activist Provides Solutions to the Racial Divide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,110. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
From his insight as a black police officer, as well as a community leader and church minister, Terrell Carter offers a constructive approach to addressing racism, societal divisions and police-community interaction—and points the way to a more hopeful future.
Free Is Beautiful: Why Catholics should be libertarian
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,740. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Free is Beautiful by Randy England shows why Catholicism is essentially libertarian, the only political philosophy that takes our God-given free will seriously.
World War ll London Blitz Diary Volume 4
Series: World War ll London Blitz Diaries, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,970. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » European
This Diary is the 4th diary in a series of 4 diaries and was written during the World War two London Blitz years by a woman experiencing the nightly terrifying bombings. The diary reveals what the average Londoner experienced during that time; events that today have been forgotten or lost to younger generations.
Jonathan: The Squandering of Goodluck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 142,950. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
Having governed Nigeria for four years; the jury is out: Mr Jonathan has exhausted his goodluck charm in 2015. He has alienated important go-to-guys and has squandered enormous goodwill and goodluck that saw him to the presidency five years ago. Inside and outside Nigeria, there is a call for a change. This biography of Mr. Jonathan is a clinical dissection of the change epitomized by Gen Buhari.
Axioms for Organizers: Trailblazer for Social Justice
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 8,510. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Fred Ross Sr.’s AXIOMS FOR ORGANIZERS is a gem--a concise, bilingual treasure trove of tips for social justice advocates. It provides a stirring portrait of Ross, one of the 20th century’s most influential grassroots organizers, and spells out his guiding principles! A must read for students, teachers and community, labor, immigrant and human rights organizers committed to social justice.
The Bicycle Reader: Number 1 | Summer 2012
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 21,010. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
A new collection of quality writing about cycling. In this issue are ten articles written at various moments over the past 130 years, from the very earliest days of the bicycle right up to today. Some are lighthearted, some demand deeper engagement. All are great reads.
The Most Interesting People in Politics and History, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes
Series: The Most Interesting People in Politics and History, Book 2. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 29,450. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
A sample: Activist Abbie Hoffman was under constant surveillance by government agents for five years. He handled this situation well—when he needed to go somewhere, he used to hitchhike and get a ride with the agents who were trailing him.
The Most Interesting People in Politics and History, Volume 3: 250 Anecdotes
Series: The Most Interesting People in Politics and History, Book 3. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 24,730. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
A sample: Bob Rafsky suffered from AIDS, and he was an activist for AIDS research. One day, he went to a Japanese pharmaceuticals company to ask why research was being delayed on a promising new drug. To make a point, he rolled the leg of his pants up, and then showed the executives a lesion-covered leg. (Some anecdotes are thought provoking rather than funny.)
The Most Interesting People in Politics and History: 250 Anecdotes
Series: The Most Interesting People in Politics and History, Book 1. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 27,140. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
A sample: Australians know how to engage in activism. When the Australian prime minister would not apologize to Aborigine peoples because of the removal of Aboriginal children from their homes, 250,000 people in Sydney walked on the Sydney Harbour bridge on May 28, 2000, and a plane above the bridge skywrote the word “Sorry.”
A Thousand Lies: Lies Every Good American Must Believe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,090. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
(3.40 from 10 reviews)
These are a few of the lies we must believe if America’s political system, culture and world dominance is to endure. Our faith in them insures we never question who we are, how we live or the world we have made. This list is for all Americans, be they progressive, conservative, moderate or radical. It is guaranteed to offend everyone, regardless of ideology.
The Red Pill
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,260. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
(5.00 from 1 review)
The horrifying “ultimate book on conspiracy theories.” Does a cabal of evil financiers dominate Western civilization? This book examines the how and the why, investigating the relationship of modern politics and ancient religion, revealing who “they” are and their plans for your future.