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Uncommon Opportunities - An Agenda for Peace and Equitable Development
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Price: Free! Words: 90,940. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
This report puts forward ideas for a global cooperative security system supported by a standing world army; strategies for full employment in both the industrial and developing countries; an agricultural revolution to eliminate hunger, reduce inequality and promote jobs and economic growth. The emphasis of this report is as relevant today as it was in 1994.
"And Gulliver Returns" Book 5 Our Visit to Singaling
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Price: Free! Words: 31,860. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
This is the second country visited by the commander and his friends. There are similarities to Singapore but it is more advanced. Singaling also licenses parents with somewhat different requirements than does Kino.
Secrecy, Democracy, and Fascism: Lessons from History
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Price: Free! Words: 9,750. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
(5.00 from 1 review)
A nation that went to war thinking that it would be quick and easy, but then getting bogged down, becoming polarized, falling into financial difficulties, losing confidence in their government, looking desperately for strong leadership, and falling for conspiracy theories and false accusations about those within and without who oppose the romantic call for cultural purity and supposed morality...?
Voices from Armageddon
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Price: Free! Words: 23,120. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Extraordinary inspirational true stories from the heart of the Middle East conflict.
Political Spectrum for the Brain Dead
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Price: Free! Words: 500. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
On one end of the spectrum is anarchy. The other end is absolute government control as a dictator. Where are Democrats, Republicans, Communists, Socialists, Greens and Libertarians on the spectrum? The answers may surprise you.
Long War for Freedom
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Price: Free! Words: 98,970. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book foresaw the “Arab Spring” of 2011. It was obvious years before that the old Arab nationalist dictatorships had failed and were being challenged by two forces: liberal democracy advocates and revolutionary Islamists. While the Long War for Freedom focuses on the moderates, it also, by necessity, presents the worldview and strategy of the Islamists.
American Myth: art, information, and the wisdom of women in a threatened democracy
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Price: Free! Words: 151,160. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
An exploration of the myths we currently believe and the ancient myths we no longer recall, failed social policy, and the need for feminine insight and balance between individual pursuits and community building. The struggle between who we are and who we want to be is conveyed through themes of an earlier enlightenment, a dying Dream, and our empowered potential through creative endeavors.
Modern Dictators - Third World Coup Makers, Strongmen, and Populist Tyrants
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Price: Free! Words: 122,700. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
The world suddenly became a lot more difficult for Americans to understand in the 1970s and 1980s. Dozens of Third World countries underwent a seemingly endless series of coups and revolutions.
Mitt Romney and the Mormon Church: Questions
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Price: Free! Words: 11,470. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
A brief review of the Mormon corporate empire and the power it holds over high priest and presidential candidate Mitt Romney, whose family has been a part of the Mormon Royalty since the Church's creation.
On the Hunt in Baghdad
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Price: Free! Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Belmont Estate Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
In this classic riveting dispatch from Iraq, award-winning foreign correspondent Michael J. Totten embeds with a unit of battle-hardened American soldiers as they hunt the elusive terrorist commander Haji Jawad—who wore a suicide vest wherever he went—in the fetid slums of Sadr City, Baghdad, at midnight.
Canadian Health Policy in the News
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Price: Free! Words: 127,890. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Canadian health policy will always be emerging and unfolding, responding to changing environmental and economic factors, new technologies, publicly held values and differing political landscapes. "Canadian Health Policy in the News" captures a moment in time and presents the issues that concern Canadians most, grounding our national discourse and debate on healthcare in the best evidence.
Power, Politics and Death
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Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 106,810. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011 by Kachifo Limited. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Filled with political intrigue and revealing anecdotes, Power, Politics, and Death chronicles the events and power struggles within the Nigerain government during President Yar'Adua's time in office, particularly in the final months leading up to his death. Readers also get the inside story on Yar'Adua himself: his successes, struggles and unfulfilled political dreams.
AFGHANISTAN IS VIETNAM REVISTED BUT WORSE
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Price: Free! Words: 4,390. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
When we read about Afghanistan, it is almost totally accepted that we are going to stay there endlessly. Please! Eight years already with no credible view that we are leaving as the President says in the summer of 2011. Afghanistan is a "fast train to nowhere." It is not that we would not like to help: we have already with American blood. We must begin to serious thing of our exit.
OBAMA: America's Liar and Thief in Chief
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Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
How the President of the United States used the FBI to attack a private company for no other reasons than it was not unionized, and the management contributed to his political opponent.
Big Oil And Their Bankers In The Persian Gulf: Four Horsemen, Eight Families and Their Global Intelligence, Narcotics and Terror Network
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 187,990. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Big Oil pulls back the covers to expose an ancient cabal of global oligarchs whose control over the global economy is based on hegemony over the planet’s three most valuable commodities: oil, guns and drugs combined with ownership of the world’s central banks. "...an extraordinary expose of the powers and events that are exacting a heavy toll on us, the people”. Nexus New Times Magazine
United We Stand
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Price: Free! Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
A short personal narrative of my experience with the 9/11 terrorist attack, while attending elementary school on a military base not far from the Pentagon.
The Egg Breakers - Counter-Terrorism in Sub Saharan Africa
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Series: Legal Books, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 91,340. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
It is not generally known that Sub Saharan Africa has a long tradition of successful counter-terrorism operations. During the 1950's to 1989 many operations took place in Colonial Kenya, Rhodesia and Apartheid South Africa. This book is not fiction and read in Military Academies of 5 countries. It also warns on the lack of good intelligence on the War of Terror in Sub Saharan Africa.
The Free Market Has Soon Turned 99 % Of Us Into Miserables
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Price: Free! Words: 81,480. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
If nothing else, the economic crisis in 2008 showed how close we are an economic collapse of the system we all suffer under today. The system that is named the "Free Market." This book shows how we got where we are beginning 100 years ago by presenting Edward Bernays who created a new political idea based on controlling people's irrational feelings, to keep them happy and calm by consuming.
The Tragedy of the Middle East
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Price: Free! Words: 111,440. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
The title was chosen in great sincerity because the theme here is to explain how the region’s modern history really is a tragedy.’ Terrible mistakes were made; the wrong roads were chosen. Bloodthirsty ideology took hold; pragmatism was thrown out the window. And yet alongside all of these disasters was a certainty of correctness and a violent rejection of even considering what had gone wrong.
Democracia participativa y modernización de los servicios públicos: Investigación sobre las experiencias de presupuesto participativo en Europa
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Price: Free! Words: 115,380. Language: Spanish. Published: August 30, 2011 by Transnational Institute. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
En 1989, la ciudad de Porto Alegre creó el mecanismo del presupuesto participativo. En Europa, la primera data de 1994, pero no sería hasta la entrada de este nuevo siglo que la experiencia se difunde globalmente en el viejo continente. Este libro pretende analizar ese viaje y su expansión por Europa. El objetivo es dar cuenta de cómo se ha generalizado este proceso.