Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs

Sub-categories: Current affairs | Government | Terrorism | World politics | Democracy | Civil and human rights | Activism | Economic policy | Social policy | Islamic militancy | Communism and socialism | History | All sub-categories >>
Department of Defense Reports on Military and Security Developments Involving the People's Republic of China 2006 through 2010: People’s Liberation Army (PLA), Communist Party, Weapons, Tactics
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,220. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Five important DOD reports from 2006 through 2010 provide extensive details on the status of the Chinese military. The reports on military and security developments involving the People’s Republic of China address the current and probable future course of military-technological development of the People’s Liberation Army and Chinese security strategy.
The Battle for Corby - The Inside Story of the 2012 Parliamentary By-Election
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,740. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
A gripping account of the Corby Parliamentary By-Election written by a Corby-based journalist and published just 7 days after Polling Day
Greek Elites and Debt Crisis
By
Series: Government, Book 10. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 7,220. Language: American English. Published: July 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Greece has been hit hard by the late-2000s recession which is central to the related Western sovereign debt crisis and capitalism. The Greek government debt crisis, subsequent economic crisis and resultant, sometimes violent protests have roiled domestic politics and have regularly threatened both European and world financial markets and political stability since the crisis began in 2010.
Liberalism vs. Conservativism: A Basic Guide to Understanding America’s 21st Century Civil War
By
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,480. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
An understanding of the beliefs of liberals and conservatives relates to so much more than politics. What we are really looking at are different ways of seeing reality. These differences certainly cause people to have political differences, but oh so much more. This book will not only help you grasp “what” liberals and conservatives believe, but also “why” they believe it.
Syria: Federal Research Study and Country Profile with Comprehensive Information, History, and Analysis - Politics, Economy, Military - Assad, Baath Party, Damascus
By
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 115,450. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Comprehensive and unique information with professional analysis of Syria - its politics and history, economic, social, military, and national security systems and institutions, written by the experts at the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress. This Country Study and Country Profile of Syria is an exceptional review of its history.
Walking Ghost: Welcome to Terrorist University
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,340. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Witness the true life account of a US anti-terrorism operation that went wrong, was covered up, and potentially resulted in the loss of more than 200 lives. Go inside the mind of a confessed terrorist, and the man who got close to him (a fugitive on the run from the US Government, turned spy). This is not a conspiracy theory, it is the actual account, dictated by the man who infiltrated Al Qaeda.
The World in Our Hands
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,800. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The World in Our Hands covers the origins and reasons for the current economic and political climate globally. It explains the reasons why suffering is persistent today even with our mass technology. The way in which we humans organize ourselves in society has created unemployment and economic exploitation due to the nature of our current system.
Osama bin Laden’s Death: Implications and Considerations - Congressional Research Service Report
By
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 12,700. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This important CRS report discusses the implications of the death of Osama bin Laden and its effect on the future of al Qaeda. Contents include the implications of the death of Osama bin Laden, congressional notification, possible questions, legal considerations, military considerations, and much more.
FEMA Document Series: Risk Assessment - A How-To Guide To Mitigate Potential Terrorist Attacks Against Buildings, Providing Protection to People and Buildings, Risk Management Series, FEMA 452
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,580. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) document is a how-to guide outlining methods for identifying the critical assets and functions within buildings, determining the threats to those assets, and assessing the vulnerabilities associated with those threats.
The Virtual State and the Fall of Empires: Digital Rights Management, Virtual Rights, and the Decline of the Nation-State System
By
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,720. Language: American English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Social aspects / general
We may use public policy and software design to address contemporary issues online today, extend constitutional rights into virtual space, and build a foundation for a digital society. Digital life, liberty, and happiness . . . .
The Rule of Nobody: Saving America from Dead Laws and Broken Government by Philip K. Howard... In 20 Minutes
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Government / Federal
This is a summary of The Rule of Nobody: Saving America from Dead Laws and Broken Government by Philip K. Howard summarized by J.J. Holt
Outlaw or American Patriot?
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,940. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
"Resist illegitimate authority!" meant both religious and secular authority as they waged the Vietnam War. Inspired by the visions of Vatican Council II and Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, like other "Catholic Radicals," I destroyed tens of thousands of draft cards as one of the "Minnesota 8." Why did I do it? What did my trial and prison do to me? Dread-filled times waging "Peace, now!" MLK & Lennon!
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Emergency Planning for Public Works (IS-554) - including National Incident Management System (NIMS) Approach
By
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,490. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) explains how public works prepares and plans for emergencies.
Political Parties: Failure in American Government
By
You set the price! Words: 20,860. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
In 1796 as he was leaving the office of President of the United States, George Washington warned Americans of the danger political parties posed to their freedom and advised them not to start political parties in American government. Four years later, a political party started by Thomas Jefferson took over the government of the United States. We can now see that Washington was right.
Profiles in Leadership: Directors of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and its Predecessors - Iran Hostage Crisis, Gulf War, Iran-Contra, Iraq War, 9/11, Seymour Hersh, Family Jewels
By
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,550. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The profiles depict the 23 leaders in the context of their times, describing their triumphs and their setbacks not in isolation but as elements in a larger drama of domestic politics and foreign affairs. Their stories are inspiring, sometimes sobering, and always fascinating.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Emergency Support Function #11 Agriculture and Natural Resources (IS-811) - USDA, APHIS, Nutrition Assistance, Household Pets, Historic Preservation
By
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 19,090. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) introduces Emergency Support Function (ESF) #11 Agriculture and Natural Resources Annex.
If It's Broken Don't Fix It
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,810. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
A teacher on the inside exposes the truth about the Common Core. Why did NCLB collapse? Find out how the federal government took control over education without congressional approval. Learn why our children are still failing despite all the hype. The hypocrisy of the philosophy: they preach what they don't want you to teach. A must for those concerned with the state of education in America today.
99.5% of Americans Wake Up
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,910. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
99.5 % of Americans Wake Up! Be inspired by pictures, stories, & informative internet links. Do Not be Bullied and Manipulated by the 00.5% Anymore. Stand up to their lies, to their buying votes, to their profiteering from fracking & assault weapons and toxic substances, to their disregard for Mother Earth and for you and your children. Be Inspired to Vote for Stand Up politicians to act Now.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Emergency Support Function #13 Public Safety and Security (IS-813) - Attorney General, Incident Management Activities, U.S. Marshals Service, Maritime MSST
By
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 17,040. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) introduces Emergency Support Function (ESF) #13 –Public Safety and Security Annex.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Domestic Support Operations Field Manual - FM 100-19 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,900. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Domestic Support Operations Field Manual (FM 100-19) provides the capstone doctrine for US Army and US Marine Corps domestic support operations. It also provides general information to civilian authorities at federal, state, and local levels involved in planning for and conducting such operations.