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Strategy & Soul: a campaigner's tale of fighting billionaires, corrupt officials, and Philadelphia casinos
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 170,270. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
The movement was outspent by hundreds of millions of dollars, up against powerful elected officials, private investigators, and the state supreme court. This David versus Goliath story gives unparalled access to the behind-the-scenes of campaigns, making the nuances of strategy come to life. Written by an experienced and unusually self-reflective direct action organizer.
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.
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!
The World's Best Place Norway and the Norwegians
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,200. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
The United Nations says Norway is the world's best place to live. So what's it like to live there? Who are these people, and what are their civic and cultural values? An unblinking look at celebrated, and uncelebrated, aspects of this paradoxical socialist welfare state by a Norwegian-American journalist.
The Illuminati Phalanx
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,950. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
The family is the ultimate sacred cow. Yet what is the “nuclear” family other than two mediocre parents and a spoiled, consumerist pair of children? How can this be the unit of human progress? How can this express humanity’s yearning to reach for the stars, to create a bridge to heaven and form a Community of Gods? Isn't it time for a new model of life based on the Illuminati phalanx?
Typhoon Haiyan the Untold Story
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,100. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Inspired by true events, the novel brings to life an epic tale of survival from the world’s strongest typhoon ever recorded in history, Typhoon Haiyan, where it weaves a human story that would stir hearts and touch lives, combining intense drama, love, and faith as it entreats reader’s on how far can one human being go to mend broken lives.
IWW: A Documentary History
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,920. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
A history of the Industrial Workers of the World, the "Wobblies", in their own words, from the opening speech at the IWW's founding convention in 1905, to the tactics of strike and sabotage which made it the most feared labor union in the US, to its role in the 1919 General Strike that shut down the city of Seattle.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Animals in Disasters, Awareness and Preparedness (IS-10.a) - Tornadoes, Floods, Winter Storms, Wildfires, Earthquakes, Landslides, Disaster Kits, Owner Preparedness
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,680. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry
This vital Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) is intended to help animal owners, care providers, and industries to understand incident management. Topics covered include tornadoes, floods, winter storms, wildfires, earthquakes, landslides, disaster kits, owner preparedness, and more.
La République des Censeurs
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,150. Language: French. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
De nombreux conflits en France sont « identitaires », par exemple sur l’Islam, le communautarisme, le sionisme et l’anti-sionisme, le racisme, le sexisme, l’homophobie. La "République des censeurs" montre que l'un des facteurs de conflits, c'est l'absence de liberté d'expression réelle en France et le climat généralisé de dénonciation.
Why Are You Atheists So Angry? 99 Things That Piss Off the Godless
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,440. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Why are atheists angry? Is it because they're selfish, joyless, lacking in meaning, and alienated from God? Or is it because they have legitimate reasons to be angry -- and are ready to do something about it? With outrage, humor, and intelligence, popular blogger Greta Christina makes a powerful case for outspoken atheist activism, and explains the empathy and justice that drive it.
The Movement: The Revolution Will Be Televised
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,670. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
The aim of the Power Elite has always been the same – to maintain themselves in power and privilege in perpetuity, at the expense of everyone else. In the past, they used brute force to subjugate the servile masses. Now they use something far more subtle and effective: psychological manipulation. Without a Revolution, they have the opportunity to rule forever. Is that what you want? Then rebel.
Stickin' it to the Matrix
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,810. Language: American English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Stickin' it to the Matrix is this generation's version of Abbie Hoffman's Steal This Book. Funny and irreverent, the book is above all a practical step-by-step guide to both escaping and extracting from the matrix. In Stickin’ it to the Matrix, Henderson offers the reader the same insights that allowed him to "retire" at age 28, move to the country and author this, his 4th book.
The Illuminati Paradigm Shift
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,360. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
What is the nature of the New World Order proposed by the Pythagorean Illuminati, the world's most ancient and controversial secret society? It's time for the most radical paradigm shift. It's time for democracy to be replaced by meritocracy. It's time for the Illuminati Revolution.
The Illuminati Manifesto
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,100. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The Illuminati’s manifesto is the formula for freedom. Isn’t it time for a liberated, rational world where everyone has an equal chance in life? The Second War of the Enlightenment is coming. It’s time to choose sides. You are called as a soldier to this most noble of undertakings.
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 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.
GLADIO - NATO’S Dagger at the Heart of Europe: The Pentagon-Nazi-Mafia Terror Axis
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 225,630. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012 by Progressive Press. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Masquerading as a rear guard against a Communist takeover, NATO's covert special forces are in reality a hideous cancer poisoning European democracy. NATO was behind the Red Brigades and RAF; the murders and attempts on the lives of heads of state: Aldo Moro, Robert Maxwell, Olaf Palme, Pope John Paul II, and JFK; and the false-flag train bombings in London, Madrid and Bologna.
The Grateful Unrich: Revolution in 50 Countries
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 182,460. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Covering fifty countries on six continents over a twenty-year span- Henderson asks the hard social, political and economic questions while vagabonding his way around the world. Invoking the wit and humor of Twain and the curiosity of Kerouac- Henderson discovers himself, humanity and revolutionary politics through encounters with God’s chosen people - the global poor.
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.
Liberty Defined
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,960. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
Government should be remembered as an antiquated idea befitting a less civilized period of Humanity's history! The enemies of liberty are everywhere. Often innocent people are completely unaware of the results of their actions. Here liberty is clearly defined. The most terrible losses of liberty always come, not from well thought out plans of attack but, from those who inadequately defend it!