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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.
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.
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.
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.
Is It Evil & Wicked - Terrorism in Islam
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,830. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
A review of the religion of Bin Laden, Islam. Why was his view of this religion different from what most Muslims believe. Who are the Sunnis, the Shiites, Wahhabis and what do they believe. How are women treated, what about marriage and divorce, heaven and hell. What is jihard and why do some believers kill themselves. AlQaeda and the Muslim Brotherhood are discussed.
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.
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 Mainstream Media News Blackout
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,210. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
To make clear, this is not a book of the author's opinion on political parties, politics or national policies. It’s a documented research and compilation of investigative journalism extensively from the mainstream media that were dismissed, ignored or otherwise not picked up and reported by a vast majority of others within the same mainstream media. Con't....
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 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.
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.
Free Is Beautiful: Why Catholics should be libertarian
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,740. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Free is Beautiful by Randy England shows why Catholicism is essentially libertarian, the only political philosophy that takes our God-given free will seriously.
As I See It: Class Warfare The Only Resort To Right Wing Doom
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,410. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Today's politics affect your finances, your wealth, your job, and your income directly. This book ties it all together. There is an ideological battle between the Left Progressive Liberals and the Right Wing Conservatives. This book presents an easy to read description of the issues and provides a logical solution to the economic woes of the country as it affects us all.