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The Economics of a Storm
Series: Economics Simply Put. Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
What happens when a major storm barrels through an area? In addition to the tragedy of loss of life and loss of property that accompanies so many of these storms, we also see shortages and cries of price gauging. In this short work on the topic, Catherine lays out her argument for why price gauging is not evil, and that artificially maintaining low prices in a crisis situation is not virtuous.
Turkey; a short history of the near future?
Price: Free! Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
A two-page paper aimed at the well-informed everyman attempting to explain what, and how, Turkey's foreign policy objectives could be in the near future
The American Worldview Chronicle: Issue 6
Price: Free! Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Southern Baptists Contract A Derivative Of Obamamania
the Corporate Injustice march
Price: Free! Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Consumerism
This is an opening for the upcoming book You Against Them. Within this short, two perspectives are viewed - the laborer and the Corporate World. The two divisions of society. Every quarter millions are and have become unemployed, yet the Corporate "job creators" report record profits, how is this fitting?
Oil Wars
Price: Free! Words: 10,590. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This booklet describes various incidents of oil and natural gas wars between different countries. There is no connection between the booklet's chapters. Each chapter was written as an independent short essay.
Visions of the Desert: (Re)-Imagining the Nation in Postcolonial North African Film
Price: Free! Words: 15,390. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
a critical analysis of the ways in which the contemporary idea of 'nation' is imagined by way of cinematic text. Using the films of african film auteurs abderahmanne sissako and mahamat saleh haroun as primary examples, this text looks at how we can articulate our identities in a fragmented, globalised world.
Reconstructing Oregon’s Frankentax: Improving the Equity, Financial Sustainability, and Efficiency of Property Taxes
Price: Free! Words: 28,910. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
The City Club of Portland chartered your committee to research the evolution of the Oregon property tax system, to understand and explain it, to evaluate its pros and cons, and to recommend improvements.
Ideas for the World's Future: A Collection of Cultural, Social and Politically Themed Articles
Price: Free! Words: 21,250. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
TaraElla is a singer-songwriter. She is, however, most notable for her cultural projects. This book contains articles she has written over the years, with ideas on how we can make the world a better place.
America: One Nation, Under Heavy Divide
Price: Free! Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » American
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Are we one people, and one America? Or is there much more to it than that? Presidents like FDR, Lyndon Johnson, George H.W. Bush, and Ronald Reagan; are elections like those that created these great men even possible in the 21st Century? Or are we left to spin the tale of Presidents, Elections, and aspects of American History itself gone by, and therefore, never to be seen by anyone again?
The Story of Mission272+
Price: Free! Words: 14,690. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
This is the story of how Narendra Modi’s speech-making, spanning more than 100 speeches (with a marathon 75 plus public rallies (including the Assembly election 2013 campaign and 20 plus town-hall events) shook up the Indian political landscape in little over 15 months.
Espionage Methods And The Horror of Echelon-Imint And The CIA
Price: Free! Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This book at first gives an overview of the modern espionage methods and thereafter highlights how our privacy and freedom have been jeopardized by espionage methods like the Echelon and Imint and the all pervasive espionage activities of the Central Intelligence Agency of the USA.
USA Russia & China in the Middle East : Alliances & Conflicts
Price: Free! Words: 21,460. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The true causes of the wars in Syria and Iraq are oil and natural gas. This booklet describes how the great powers fight in order to control the resources of the Middle East, and how the regional powers fight in order to sell their oil and natural gas.
Our New Tomorrow: A Conversation About Europe
Price: Free! Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Our New Tomorrow is a written supplement to Paul Okel's series of talks, A Conversation About Europe, intended to respond to the results of the 2014 European Parliament elections. Far from being an end point, the 2014 elections mark the beginning of a critically important moment in the construction of the European Union.
Kicking The Bit Bucket, Volume 1 (2013) (Blog Postings)
Series: Kicking The Bit Bucket Blog Postings. Price: Free! Words: 16,620. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The first volume of blog postings from Kicking The Bit Bucket, featuring 39 blog postings from 2013: "The Ballard of Bilbo Baggins By Leonard Nimoy," "Crashing At SFO With Carryon Luggage In Hand," "Driving While Black In My Apartment Complex," "The Nightmare Continues At Amy’s Baking Company," "A Truly Tasteless French Ad About JFK Assassination" and "No Funemployment For Spongebob Squarepants".
E Dikhe ton "Dikaston"
Price: Free! Words: 5,830. Language: Greek. Published: July 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Legal systems
Apospasmata apo ta praktika ths Dikhs twn Dikastwn tou 3ou Raih (Nyrembergh 1947).
Elitist Political Concepts
Price: Free! Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014 by HPA Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
In the era of globalization, management of the modernization process of a country presents itself to any elite as a problem of management of most important values, social, intellectual, psychological, and informational resources. Dynamics of development of scientific discoveries point in the favor of that in the near future it will be possible to connect the theory of information with genetics.
Year of the Rant. Part Two: The Winter of Our Discontent, Winter, 2013.
Series: Year of the Rant., Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 33,050. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Year of the Rant, Part Two: The Winter of Our Discontent, Winter, 2013 is the second collection of posts collected from Lachlan's blog. Make sure your eReader is coated with asbestos as it gets increasingly volcanic.
Is The United Nations A Desirable Enforcer Of Interntional Order ?
Price: Free! Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Law » International law
This essay questions whether the United Nations has the capacity to take objective, independent action to maintain international order. It concludes the UN’s capacity to enforce collective security on an objective basis will always be curtailed by the Security Council's permanent member's interests, its lack of a monopoly on the use of collective force and its inability to take decisive action.
Republicans and Other Jokes: 101 Jokes, Gags, and One-liners
Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
A collection of jokes mostly about Republicans.
Влияние Психофизиологических Особенностей Лидера На Стиль Принятия Политических Решений.
Price: Free! Words: 5,420. Language: Russian. Published: August 26, 2014 by HPA Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders
Человечество привыкло чувствовать себя зрелым не смотря на то, что по сравнению с геоморфологическим возрастом это далеко не так. Опираясь на это сравнение, можно заключить о нашем ещё пока детском состоянии. Может быть от этого в какой-то степени уровень разумной деятельности, на котором находится человек, не является свободным от многих природных закономерностей, которые, зачастую, игнорируются.