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The Donors’ Dilemma: Emergence, Convergence and the Future of Foreign Aid
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Series: Global Policy e-books, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,620. 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.
The Purple Pitch Seduction of America: Inalienable Rights
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,540. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Category: Essay » Political
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Tongue-and-cheek politically incorrect articles covering the American scene and what might be going on behind the scene creates a new take on what Will Rodgers, the Smothers Brothers, Laugh In, and George Carlin might have said and pays homage to what's passing in the body politic, our American culture, and our yesteryear juxtaposing the inane with the profane as Christ shines through.
Understanding American Exceptionalism
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,330. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
In Understanding American Exceptionalism, David Nordmark explores just what made America exceptional to begin with. He looks at how America's "Bottom Up" style of government allowed for the creation of an exceptional people and nation. He then explores the reasons why American exceptionalism is fading, and what the consequences of this are for itself and the world.
Summary of Hard Choices by Hillary Rodham Clinton
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Series: Boiled Down, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,710. Language: American English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This is a summary of Hard Choices by Hillary Rodham Clinton which went on sale June 2014.
The Bicycle Reader: Number 1 | Summer 2012
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 21,010. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: 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.
开枪还是不开枪 中国与东欧的后极权主义 (To Shoot or Not To Shoot)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 200. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
为什么东欧的共产主义政权垮台了,而中国的共产党政权却能延续至今?为什么有的掌权者可以毫不犹豫地向抗议者开枪,有的却手足无措?埃尔朗根-纽伦堡大学政治系教授Mark R. Thompson给出了更系统化的答案。
译者合集 山城演义 薄王败局 Yizhe Collection: Bo Wang Failure
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,190. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
从2012年2月至6月,集合了25篇外媒精华报道,最完整的“薄王事件”追踪。众多来自中共高层的爆料,记录数十年来最严重的中国官场地震。本期的“前传”是已经推出的《激辩毛的复活》,“后续”是《中国政局分析》,预计会在十八大召开后推出。
Occupy Le Baño
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Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Occupy Wall Street has opened a dialogue about life as we know it in America. This book carries the discussion one step further reviewing the American system as it pertains to your health and well-being. Simple diagrams help you to map where you are and where you very likely want to be. Documented with helpful links throughout.
IT'S THE ECONOMY, STUPID a Rhodes Scholar Education in One Hour
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,830. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
(3.20 from 5 reviews)
IT’S THE ECONOMY, STUPID explains in under an hour what truly matters in this (or any other) Presidential election. You’ll be able to identify the culprits responsible for economic theory and policy — and you’ll know why they’ve created this mess. In other words, you’ll be as smart as Bill Clinton, the Rhodes Scholar for whom the catch phrase “It’s the economy, stupid” was coined.
Undercover Atheist – Inside the mind of a Christian
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,340. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism
I go undercover inside Christian chat rooms and forums to test out their moral compass.
Freedom Tax
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014 by Amanda McLain-Young. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
The Freedom Tax simplifies our tax system, reduces focus on divisive topics such as rich versus poor, and puts the attention on allowing people to live their lives without hidden and obtrusive taxes at every turn. Imagine a world where you do not have any taxes withheld from your paycheck. Necessities to live, like groceries and property, are no longer taxed. It can happen. You just need a plan.
The 10% Solution: Simplifying The Tax Code In The New Economy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,900. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
A short history of taxation, a treatise on suggested alternatives to tax reform, and a modest proposal by the author which would eliminate the need for the tax code altogether. This book was written in response to President Barack Obama's call for suggestions from the public for tax reform, and is based on the author's experience with the complex issues of taxation and its financial impacts.
Why Romney Lost The 2012 Presidential Election
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Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 12,160. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Read the national bestseller that examines the reasons why Mitt Romney’s Presidential campaign was a severely flawed effort. Topics include Romney's gaffes, strange behavior, flip-flops and outright lies. A strong case is presented against the questionable tactics used by Romney and his top advisers. Find out why his 2012 Presidential campaign was doomed from the start.