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People, Politics, and Profits: The Ties that Bind Main Street, the Beltway, and Wall Street
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This essay is an attempt to provide a look at some of the realities that have evolved as people and organizations reexamine their everyday decisions in the contexts of shifting institutional priorities, changing global dynamics, underfunded public expenditures, and perhaps hidden agendas. The emergence of our new paradigm is also an indication that each sector is inextricably linked to the other.
Occupy the World: From the Heart of the Protesters
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,170. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
What do the Occupy Protesters want? What will it take for them to disassemble? Read the answers of 26 protesters and supporters from Chicago, Illinois and New York, NY to the question: Why are you here?
Connaissez-vous Gini ?
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You set the price! Words: 940. Language: French. Published: April 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Définition du coefficient de Gini. Opposition modèle anglo-saxon / modèle nord-européen. Évolution depuis 40 ans. Conséquences sociales et politiques.
The Other Side of Democracy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Once people hear about democracy, their minds directly think about beautiful and positive concepts like freedom, justice, and rights. Why don’t we consider the other side of democracy away from what mass media presents and how society shapes our minds. The following article highlights some of the weakness points of democracy.
Public Diplomacy: A Case Study of China’s Public Diplomacy towards Pakistan
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You set the price! Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This study explores how China is using public diplomacy initiatives to influence Pakistan, as it is geographically and strategically important country for China, and what are the developments in result. This research tries to find reasons, though the two countries have different ideologies, culture and language but still share very strong relations.
RACE: The Elephant in America's Living Room
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
I am white, but I have been going to a black church for the last twenty-one years. I have also continued to go to my original white church. Going to these two very different churches has been amazing, and I have had some very big surprises along the way. But the surprises have to do with things most people are not at all aware of. That's why I had to write about them in this book.
Al-Qaeda: History Organization Ideology
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You set the price! Words: 82,820. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
This book poses several questions including the following: why has al-Qaeda been established, what are the main milestones in its history, what the ideology that guides its beliefs is, and what the organizational features according to which it operates are.
Department of Homeland Security Tribal Resource Guide - DHS Resources for Tribal Nations, Federal Agencies and Departments for Safety and Security
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,700. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
DHS's Office of Intergovernmental Affairs developed this guide to highlight some of the DHS resources available to Tribal Nations to keep our nations safe and secure.
Pocket Book of Freedom
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
A compilation of the finest speechs by leading Euro-Sceptic and erstwhile “Maastricht Rebel” Christopher Gill. Most people accept the importance of living in a land where the ‘rule of law’ is upheld but beyond that, who cares ?
Русская душа (музыка на многих струнах)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,720. Language: Russian. Published: February 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Автор провёл четыре года в Москве, будучи студентом. Был одним из лучших, всё же, из-за болтовни в 1956 г. руководство института вынуждено было отчислить его из института. Декан института разрешил ему досрочно сдать экзамены, сделая возможным ему закончить четвёртый курс. Он до старости лет носит в душе чуство благодарности тем, которые спасли ему год. Но «струны» книги занимаются в основном жемч
The Bully Pulpit: A Journey Into the Bible Convolutions, Misuses and Impact Upon Politics and Society
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 181,260. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The Bully Pulpit is a journey into the Bible, its convolutions, its misuses, both past and present, and its dangerous effect upon American politics and society in general. Unless the public actually begins to comprehend the sinister uses of a book of such faulty premises by self-appointed religious/political crusaders, then American democracy as we know it is in jeopardy.
The Quotable Dissenting Heretic: Profound Statements of Human Dignity and Revolution
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You set the price! Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014 by aLife Beyond Books. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Some people stood up for themselves, and some people weren't allowed to stand at all, but all had a voice. Some were political, some were philosophical, but all were thought-provoking.
Brothers & Enemies
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Series: Cold War, Hot Passions, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,560. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
In the postwar years the Cold War ramps up, with consequences for true patriots on boths sides of the Iron Curtain — and their families. BROTHERS & ENEMIES, Book 4 in Andre Jute's globally sweeping thriller series COLD WAR, HOT PASSIONS, encapsulates the human cost of the key events that shaped the modern KGB and CIA, and the world we live in.
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.
Les chênes qu'on abat
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You set the price! Words: 970. Language: French. Published: April 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Comme Philippe II d'Espagne fit abattre la forêt espagnole pour bâtir ses rêves de grandeur, quelles forêts abattent aujourd'hui nos dirigeants pour poursuivre leurs chimères ? Pourquoi la notion de prospective a-t-elle disparu du discours et de l'action politiques, lesquels ne sont plus tournés que vers le court terme ? Quelles conséquences pour le monde de demain ?
Against Excess
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You set the price! Words: 186,050. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
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Mark Kleiman cuts through the rhetoric of the war on drugs and the legalization debate to discuss the practical options to control a wide range of substances. Both drug-taking and drug-control can be done to excess, and "Against Excess" shows how we can limit the damage done by both errors. It argues we need a middle ground: "grudging toleration" -- neither prohibition nor full legal availability.
τραγῳδία… tragôidía
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You set the price! Words: 940. Language: French. Published: November 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Qu'a révélé la « tragédie grecque » qui s'est déroulée fin octobre / début novembre 2011 ? Quels enseignements en tirer ? Ce qui arrive aux Grecs préfigure-t-il ce qui nous arrivera demain ?
Last Bridge To Nowhere - fbi confidential source account of Alaska's political corruption scandal
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,880. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
The FBI just wrapped up one of the biggest cases of political corruption in U.S. history. At issue was the high stakes game of developing an Alaska gas pipeline and toxic slick of corrupton that coated the process. Wired, the author embarks on an incredible journey into the undercover world of FBI surveillance and the corroding influence of special interest, money and power politics.
Globalization, Poverty, and International Development
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,250. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012 by PovertyCure. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
One subject that never fails to spark debate is globalization. The phrase is used in every possible context, and yet its origins, nature and implications - especially for developing countries - are often misunderstood.
The Book of Thieves - Stephanie C. Fox, J.D.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,750. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
The Book of Thieves is the story of how a greedy few destroyed a nation called Oblivion. Oblivion was once a great place to live and work in, with excellent laws to protect everyone who worked there, and to keep conditions fair for them. Not anymore. A greedy few called Gangsters cheated and stole after working harder at getting the rules changed and finding ways to simply ignore them.