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The Maduro Papers
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Price: Free! Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
Some observations about the Venezuelan President elected in April 2013.His victory is being questioned as I write but how did he behave during the days of Chavez? How might he behave now? I have used these questions as a sub-plot to a novel I wrote earlier this year entitled, "Swimming in Oil". These notes may spur you to read the book - I hope so.
Ukraine and Guns and Mistrust
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Price: Free! Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Category: Essay » Political
Ukraine is following Yugoslavia and Syria. There are two essential priorities: Trust your neighbours Do not touch a gun. No doubt there are bad things which have happened in Ukraine, and some bad things are no doubt still happening. They will not be stopped by more bad things. The two most dangerous things are guns and mistrust.
Zealous Blurbs and Proverbs
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Price: Free! Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Zealous Blurbs and Proverbs is a compilation of my tweets on the topics of writing, creativity, economics, politics, and spirituality. I was asked to produce this by my twitter followers in the wake of finishing my first novel. Feel free to follow me on twitter for more. @bruceburk
How the Government Might Have Telepathic Technology
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Price: Free! Words: 610. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories
Lots of schizophrenics think people are talking to them telepathically. This book describes one way it could be real!
Binnen Zonder Bellen
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Price: Free! Words: 11,710. Language: Dutch. Published: June 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Europees parlementslid Philip Claeys (Vlaams Belang) beschrijft hoe het feitelijke wegvallen van de binnengrenzen in de EU de immigratiestroom nog groter en oncontroleerbaarder heeft gemaakt. Het asiel- en immigratiebeleid van de EU is geen oplossing voor het probleem, het is een onderdeel van het probleem. Elk land moet dus opnieuw zelf kunnen bepalen wie het op zijn grondgebied toelaat.
Shariah Relationship between Religion and Politics in Islam
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Price: Free! Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013 by Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Legal systems
A speech delivered by Hazrat Mirza Tahir Ahmad at Suriname on 3rd June 1991 in a meeting organized by Inter-Religious Consults in Suriname. The topic of speech, and questions answered are related to Shariah and Politics, the law of Shariah and imposition of Shariah law in any country.
47% Benghazi
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Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
"Whether they were al Qaeda affiliates, whether they were Libyan-based extremists or al Qaeda itself I think is one of the things we'll have to determine." That is an excerpt from Ambassador Rice's comments on the CBS show Face the Nation on Sept. 16. Many would and should take the words al Qaeda or al Qaeda affiliate to mean terrorist. How the media and the nation did not jump on this and give...
The Energy War Between U.S.A. and Russia and the Threat for Israel's Survival
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Price: Free! Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This essay describes the energy war between U.S.A. and Russia, the geopolitical changes generated by this war, and the resulting threats for the survival of the state of Israel.
Why the United States Invaded Afghanistan
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Price: Free! Words: 950. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This short essay describes the motives behind the invasion of Afghanistan
Improving Road Safety in Asia and the Pacific
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » City planning
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A safe system approach to road safety offers a holistic view of road transport systems, and considers interactions between several elements. This ebook offers lessons for improving road safety and shares good road safety practices by drawing on various publications.
Local Ballot Initiatives: How citizens can change laws with clipboards, conversations, and campaigns
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Price: Free! Words: 10. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
A booklet about how people use the ballot initiative process at the local level.
The Story of Mission272+
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Price: Free! Words: 14,690. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Category: 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.
Biochemistry Will Kill Us All
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Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biotechnology
Scientists will soon know so much about biochemistry that it will be possible for any fairly smart college student with some fairly cheap equipment to create deadly new viruses. This will make it possible for terrorists to kill billions of people.
Quatre priorités pour 2012
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You set the price! Words: 1,260. Language: French. Published: June 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Quel est l'enjeu de la campagne présidentielle ? Quelles sont les priorités pour la France et les Français ? Priorité n° 1 : l'école primaire, le niveau de maîtrise de la langue écrite et des mathématiques élémentaires. Pourquoi cette priorité ? Quel est l'état des lieux ? Comment améliorer le niveau ? Quelles sont les conséquences sur les autres volets de l'action de l'État ?
Quatre priorités pour 2012 (5)
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You set the price! Words: 1,570. Language: French. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Labor rights
Quatrième et dernière priorité pour 2012 : la mise en place de mesures protectionnistes ciblées. Pour quelles raisons ? Quel(s) types de mesures protectionnistes mettre en œuvre ? Doit-on craindre des mesures de rétorsion ? En France, qui ferait les frais d’une politique protectionniste ? Et qui en bénéficierait ?
Sensual Preciousness, Volume 1
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Price: Free! Words: 99,460. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Sensual Preciousness introduces the Earthfolk vision and practices of intimacy. A fundamentally distinct way of understanding what it means to be human and how humans can interact with each other. Concerned about the worldwide upheaval termed “globalization.” Offering an emotional and intellectual analysis accompanied by personal rituals and practices for experiencing one’s sensual preciousness.
Visions of the Desert: (Re)-Imagining the Nation in Postcolonial North African Film
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Price: Free! Words: 15,390. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Category: Essay » Political
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.
AMERIKA!
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Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
How the neo conservatives have tried to kidnap the American onservative movement. An essay about why we must return to and restore liberty in America.
The Dying Yankee
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Price: Free! Words: 850. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Have you ever wondered what happened to our spark? That flame that once shot up so strongly from our American souls? Our passion as American citizens? I am talking about the enthusiasm for a great life in this magnificent country…the United States of America. Who or what has stamped out our flame of passion, and left us in mediocre dimness to become dying Yankees?
The Union Paper
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Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: British English. Published: December 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The Union Paper is designed to oppose the White Paper. It tells you all the reasons why Alex Salmond and the SNP shouldn't be in power or government. What are the financial implications for independence? Experts like Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael and Institution of Fiscal Studies report on the dire monetary issues like what currency we will have and how much will it cost?