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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.
Dead Men Can't Lie: The Truth Behind the Cases of Trayvon Martin and Marlon Brown
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,170. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
In his book "Dead Men Can't Lie," Dr. Shiping Bao talks openly and in a no-holds-barred manner about a number of major issues surrounding the George Zimmerman trial and the case of Marlon Brown. Dr. Bao is the Medical Examiner who performed the autopsies on both Trayvon Martin and Marlon Brown, two very high-profile and controversial cases still in the media.
Lessons from Intervention in the 21st Century: Legality, Feasibility and Legitimacy
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Series: Global Policy e-books, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,460. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015. Category: 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.
Heresies: Essays on the Future of Humanity
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,620. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Heresies are seminal ideas that are at fundamental variance with the established order. Over the many years I have been advising governments and corporations I have often been branded a heretic. I have invariably taken this as a compliment. In the quest for alternative wisdom and new ways of knowing, this short book of essays examines the future of humanity from a mindfully contrarian perspective.
Sour Milk and Stolen Honey
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,340. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
One woman's fight to save her husband, held hostage by Israel's brutal family laws. She races against time to save a man as he disintegrates into PTSD. Her journey takes her even to the UN. A gripping read told in real time which gives an insight into the civil and human rights injustices inside Israel itself where a narcissist can be allowed to destroy a life using the corrupt domestic laws.
The Red Pill
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,260. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: 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.
The Federal Reserve Cartel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,650. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
The Federal Reserve Cartel is a brief well-documented history of the Eight Families who control the world's private central banks and most of the planet's resources.
We Rise
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
(5.00 from 1 review)
As the rights & minds of black people are continuously undermined; we fail to realize that the battle is not with other races; its with our own identity. This powerful eBook addresses the change black people must individually address to grow collectively.
Axioms for Organizers: Trailblazer for Social Justice
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 8,510. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: 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.
Unmasked
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,410. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
How the Internet vigilantes of Anonymous took on a computer security firm, spilled its secrets to the world, and got the attention of Congress--all to keep their own identities a secret.
Solitary: The History and Current Reality of Torture as a Means of Social Control Within Prisons
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,130. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
(5.00 from 1 review)
Why is solitary confinement, known to cause a mental state akin to psychosis, widely used in contemporary prisons? Solitary's powerful psychological effects make it a unique tool for exerting social control. This history argues that CIA "brainwashing" research of the 1950s may have influenced the design of isolation units in American prisons today.
The Dark Side Of Share Market
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,770. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Stock market investing
(5.00 from 1 review)
The book deals with unethical issues in Indian share market. This book explains the volatility of shares, and risk of day trading. It includes a chapter on the psychology of greed and fear which are the driving forces of share market. The book also includes a chapter on economic inequality and its effect on the nation.
Pinched or Planted? - The Cungelella Cattle Mystery
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 176,380. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012 by Kylie Reynolds. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
(4.00 from 1 review)
It’s a modern day, Australian real-life Whodunnit - Two mobs of cattle. - Hysteria. - A posse of police and neighbours. - A man charged with cattle rustling Accused of a crime he did not commit, it appeared as if the system was manipulated to point the finger at Graeme and away from other suspects. But it won’t end there. The McDonalds are honest and innocent. This book is their story.
Lethal Legacy: The Adoption of the Convention on Cluster Munitions
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,980. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Law » International law
Despite strong opposition from major military powers, a treaty prohibiting the use, production, transfer and stockpiling of cluster munitions was signed on December 3, 2008. This book analyses the events leading up to the cluster munitions ban, the provisions of the treaty, as well as assesses the progress made in the years since towards a world without the presence of cluster munitions.
The Tradition of Cheating at the Sport of Kings
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,490. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Legal systems
(4.94 from 18 reviews)
Most race horses, despite strict regulations prohibiting it, are given illegal drugs on race day. Glenn Thompson, a race horse trainer with over 30 years of experience, reveals the darkest secrets behind the scenes of the Sport of Kings. By shining a light on these secrets, he hopes to change the pattern and return decency and honor to horse racing.