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Istanbul Intrigues
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Price: Free! Words: 106,090. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
This is the story of Istanbul--but also of Turkey, the Balkans, and the eastern Mediterranean--during World War II, based on extensive interviews and the use of archives, especially those of the OSS, which I was the first to see for this region. The book is written as a cross between a scholarly work and a real-life thriller.
The World's Best Place Norway and the Norwegians
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,200. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
The United Nations says Norway is the world's best place to live. So what's it like to live there? Who are these people, and what are their civic and cultural values? An unblinking look at celebrated, and uncelebrated, aspects of this paradoxical socialist welfare state by a Norwegian-American journalist.
Desafiando al imperio
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Price: Free! Words: 115,790. Language: Spanish. Published: April 8, 2011 by Transnational Institute. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Phyllis Bennis analiza el auge del unilateralismo estadounidense y la doctrina de la guerra preventiva, centrándose especialmente en los casos de Iraq e Israel/Palestina, y examina los retos y las oportunidades para reivindicar las Naciones Unidas como parte del movimiento mundial por la paz.
Thinking Through the Cold War
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Price: Free! Words: 207,440. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Thinking Through the Cold War is the first scholarly history of the RAND Corporation from its inception in at the end of World War II through the organization’s diversification from military into social welfare research and policy analysis in the 1960s and 1970s. The book uses RAND as a window on the interaction among national security and social welfare policy making in Cold War America.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
America 2.0 Inc. - Take Stock In America!
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Price: Free! Words: 50,760. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
This book is the Blue Print for The Incorporation of the United States of America. As a non-profit organization, our public servants have the mission of losing as much of your money and mine in the shortest period of time. As a For-Profit Corporation our public servants would be forced to make a profit and distribute same to the shareholders, The People.
The Rule of Freedom: The Manifesto of the Sovereign Community
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Price: Free! Words: 158,800. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
From the perspective of a longtime student of political science, economics and the world of possibilities, the Rule of Freedom is about why we do not need government, why we do not want government, and why government is in fact immoral and irrational. This book explains the roots of war, police abuse, terrorism and poverty with clear evidence and examples.
Just Too Weird: Bishop Romney's Mormon Takeover of America: Polygamy, Theocracy, Subversion
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 135,870. Language: American English. Published: October 11, 2012 by Progressive Press. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Mitt Romney’s Mormon tradition is no real religion but a cult invented by a charlatan, a disguise for a subversive ideology opposing all that is best in the American tradition. The British recruited Mormon leaders into their 19th-century plot to break up the U.S., leading to the cult’s strategic occupation of Utah territory. Mormonism has never abandoned its secrecy and its enmity to America.
Den Fria Marknaden har snart gjort 99% av oss utfattiga (Swedish/Svenska)
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Series: Från Konsumtion till Internet i en Värld av Elektricitet, Första Boken. Price: Free! Words: 76,710. Language: Swedish. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
(5.00 from 1 review)
Om inget annat så visade den ekonomiska krisen 2008 hur nära vi är en ekonomisk kollaps av det system vi alla lider under idag. Det system som kallas den ”fria marknaden”. Boken visar hur vi kommit dit vi är med början för 100 år sedan med en viss Edward Bernays som skapade en ny politisk idé byggd på att styra människors irrationella känslor så de blev lyckliga och lugna genom konsumtion.
Defence Forces Review 2011
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Price: Free! Words: 74,330. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Defence Forces Ireland presents Defence Forces Review for 2011. This year we have managed to produce a thought provoking document covering a wide range of issues which will be of interest throughout the wider Defence Community.