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Walking the Blue Line: A Police Officer Turned Community Activist Provides Solutions to the Racial Divide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,110. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Category: 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.
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.
Green: The First 12 Months Of Modern American Marijuana Reform
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Series: Green Über Alles. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,360. Language: American English. Published: March 16, 2015. Category: 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
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.
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。
The Most Interesting People in Politics and History, Volume 3: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Most Interesting People in Politics and History, Book 3. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 24,730. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Category: 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
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Series: The Most Interesting People in Politics and History, Book 1. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 27,140. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Category: 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.”
The Most Interesting People in Politics and History, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Most Interesting People in Politics and History, Book 2. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 29,450. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Category: 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.
A Thousand Lies: Lies Every Good American Must Believe
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,090. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: 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.
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。
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.
Sebitically Speaking
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,290. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
A perfect reader’s guide for a visitor in Ghana, the book is hilarious and a sebitical reflection of how Ghana, after 58 years, is still wobbling on the knees to give meaning to her life. Nana finds the simple and direct local phrases and words to capture the everyday happenings in the country and, by extension, our localities.
The Truth and Conspiracy of the Non-Government-Approved (NGA) Plan for Health and Longevity
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,530. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
(2.50 from 4 reviews)
Those in control (TICs) do not want me to publish this book and they don’t want you to read it. This book exposes the real reasons why the world is getting fat and fatter and why your health is going from bad to worse. It’s all a plan to control you and those you care for including past, present and future generations.The pandemics of malnutrition, obesity and type 2 diabetes have been planned!