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Travesty in Haiti: A true account of Christian missions, orphanages, fraud, food aid and drug trafficking
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,950. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
TRAVESTY is an anthropologist’s personal story of working with foreign aid agencies and discovering that fraud, greed, corruption, apathy, and political agendas permeate the industry. It is a story of failed agricultural, health and credit projects; violent struggles for control over foreign aid; corrupt orphanage owners, pastors, and missionaries; the nepotistic manipulation of research funds.
The Reserve Bank = A License to Steal Money from Citizens? (How Money is Created from Nothing for Dummies)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,520. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Money & monetary policy
Very few people know how the money system is manipulated by the RESERVE BANK to make most citizens “debt-slaves” without them even being aware of it. This book exposes how the Reserve Bank uses the Fractional Reserve System to create “money out of nothing” for the benefit of the few private owners of the Bank but to the great detriment of the majority of the country’s citizens.
Old World Order
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,710. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
What is the Old World Order? What is its sinister agenda? What is its connection to Zionism, Freemasonry and liberal capitalist democracy? What is "The Treasury"? Is it possible to get past the gatekeepers who control access to the top table? Are you on the side of merit or privilege? Do you support Wall Street or Main Street?
Could I Vote for a Mormon for President? An Election-Year Guide to Mitt Romney's Religion
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,430. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012 by Strange Violin Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Mormonism
Mitt Romney is a Mormon, but does that mean he’s a Christian? Does he belong to a cult? Does he wear funny Mormon underwear? These questions and more are answered in this accessible and concise introduction to Mormonism, in which two sociologists of religion take an objective and often humorous look at 2012 presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s beliefs.
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.
Israel's Legal Case: A Guidebook
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,060. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
This volume outlines how Israel's actions are firmly rooted in international law. Recognized experts discuss "occupation," "apartheid," and "colonialism," as well as the legal status of Israeli settlements, the West Bank security fence, and Israel's borders.
King Obama: America's Greatest Danger
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,000. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Who is Barack Obama? Who really knows? He refuses to release critical information Americans need to understand who is really is. What are his ultimate plans for America? Who knows? He refuses to say. His only actions are to destroy the economic base of America and to appoint Islamic and Socialist radicals into critical leadership positions.
The Need to Abolish the Prison System: An Ethical Indictment
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,490. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Imprisonment is an act of criminal violence, committed in pursuit of a revenge ethic. In responding to wrongdoing with violence, it doubles violence and criminality, rendering justice impossible. Instead, it valorizes violence as a role model (along with others). The book outlines the cultural transformation necessary to think of restorative justice, and get past the travesty of imprisonment.
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。
Why Liberalism? How our Sense of Empathy and Fairness Determines our Political Orientation
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,070. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Ever wonder why it's virtually impossible to change someone's mind on a political issue? It's because political opinion is not based on philosophy, rational thinking or facts. But instead on the culture we've been socialized into. And specifically, how much that culture prizes empathy vs self-interest and the desire for fairness vs the desire for social stability.
Bailing out the Dysfunctional US Property Tax System
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,080. Language: American English. Published: August 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
The property assessment and tax system in the US is totally dysfunctional. However, slapping more taxes or bonding out fictitious future revenue streams will not cure their self-inflicted wounds. This book will reveal a series of gutsy and long-term solutions to the challenges threatening their economic safety.
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
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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.
党(第二章 中国公司)The Party (China Inc)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 260. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Government & business
《经济学人》的书评说:马利德阐明了关于中国的最重要的矛盾和悖理,为何一个党制造了这么多悲剧却仍然大权在握。这一章聚焦的是曾经负债累累的国企如何摇身一变,成为《财富》500强中名列前茅的全球性企业。党隐身在国企的幕后如何掌舵“中国公司”这条大船。
Madaraka: The Poor Shall Inherit the Earth, Including Its Natural Resources
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,680. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This book aims to provide readers with a general overview of neoliberal (economic/corporate) globalization - presently militarized via the fabricated U.S-led War on Terror - and to draw attention to the political economy of this exploitative system, which is marked by increasing inequality, oppression, and the exploitation of both people and the natural environment, exclusively for profit.
Bailing out the Dysfunctional Civil Service System
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
The Civil Service System in the US is totally antiquated and dysfunctional. Unfortunately, slapping more taxes to the maxed-out taxpayers will not cure their self-inflicted wounds.Only meaningful structural changes will restore them to health again. This book will reveal a series of gutsy and long-term solutions to the challenges threatening their economic viability
Trăm Việt Trên Vùng Định Mệnh
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,740. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 31, 2014 by Kệ Sách eBook. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Hơn 40 năm sau khi loạt bài "Trăm Việt trên vùng định mệnh" được đăng tải lần đầu trên tạp chí Bách Khoa (Sài Gòn 1969-1974), cùng với các tranh chấp biên giới và lãnh hải giữa Việt Nam và người láng giềng khổng lồ phương Bắc (và với cả các lân bang Trăm Việt), những điều chứa đựng trong Trăm Việt Trên Vùng Định Mệnh ngày càng minh bạch và đầy ý nghĩa.
The Caveman Explores Politics and Economics
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,390. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
This book is designed to present to the reader in simple terms how government and economics work. The basics are examined in the context of a small caveman tribe and then related to the modern world. It explains monetary inflation and deflation, the creation of money by the banking system, and why tax receipts may increase with lower tax rates as well as many other aspects of the economy.
My Summer in Havana: Coffee, Tobacco & Capitalism in Rural Cuba 1959-1985
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,830. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(4.83 from 6 reviews)
In 1985, I spent two months in Havana researching the last traces of private sector agriculture. Life behind the sugar cane curtain was not what I had imagined. My research produced startling results. The journal I kept and the research I conducted are fused in this book. Was the metal canister I found a listening device? Are canned Vienna sausages a luxury? Read "My Summer in Havana" to find out!