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Factory farming and animal liberation: the New Zealand experience
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Price: Free! Words: 60,580. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book describes the shocking ways factory farmed animals are treated in New Zealand, the lengths industry and government will go to maintain the status quo, and effective ways to make a difference for animals as individuals and as a society. The issues raised about exploitation, political influence and effective activism can be applied to many situations worldwide.
Monkeys and Political Leaders – The Seven Rules to Every Human-Simian Society
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Price: Free! Words: 4,230. Language: American English. Published: September 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders
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After I moved to the northern jungles of Malaysia, I watched, observed, and studied from the safety of my window a troop of long-tail macaque monkeys in their natural habitat.
Beyond Guns and God: Understanding the Complexities of the White Working Class in America
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Price: Free! Words: 14,860. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
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Set aside stereotypes about the white working class and explore the complexities of this major voting block. Public Religion Research Institute’s 2012 survey, "Beyond Guns and God," upends many liberal and conservative assumptions about the white working class' affinity with the Tea Party, religiosity, cultural values, and perspectives on the economy, while confirming some established beliefs.
Emergency Economy: A PFRI Paper by Dr. Imran Chaudhry and Saleena Karim
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Price: Free! Words: 7,930. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
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This paper, produced by the Pakistan First Research Institute (PFRI), presents a two-pronged contingency model for a sustainable microeconomy in Pakistan’s context.
Long War for Freedom
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Price: Free! Words: 98,970. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
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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.
The Truth about Syria
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Price: Free! Words: 126,090. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
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A stock figure of modern political literature is the Latin American dictator, a beribboned generalissimo, overweight, corrupt, propping up rich landlords who live in luxury on the back of impoverished peasants, using the language of anti-Communism to justify crushing any possibility of reform. Clearly, such people were seen as villains.
A People's Politics
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Price: Free! Words: 34,110. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
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This author subscribes to the principle of check and balance in all human enterprises and endeavours to mitigate the effects of human sin. Therefore he supports a two-party system as the only legitimate democratic process whereby contesting sides in an election to parliament, state legislative assembly or local council may not take their constituents for granted.
Transgender Marriage Rights in Texas
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Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
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From the author of SIGN IT INTO LAW and TO DIVIDE AND NOT CONQUER comes a previously unpublished essay considering the politics behind one of the most threatened civil rights in Texas. How long will the right for transgender people to marry last? Victoria Stoklasa presents three reasons why it might not last for very long.
Do Americans Believe Capitalism and Government are Working?: Religious Left, Religious Right and the Future of the Economic Debate
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Price: Free! Words: 18,120. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
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Greed, lack of equal opportunity, poverty and lasting inequality are the reasons more than 4-in-10 (42 percent) Americans say capitalism is not working well, a major new national survey finds. The survey, which explores Americans’ views on faith, values and the economy, also finds that only the oldest Americans believe they are better off than their parents’ generation.
Umbeleko
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Price: Free! Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
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Umbeleko is a Non Profit Organisation situated in Gugulethu, one of the most desperate and deprived areas in South Africa. What are Umbeleko and the people / organisations supporting it doing to make a difference in this poverty-stricken "suburb,'" opposite Cape Town International Airport and just 20 minutes from the thriving City of Cape Town? Read this Newsletter and find out.
Is It Ever Okay To Steal?
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Price: Free! Words: 430. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Science / Politics & Government
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Have you ever taken what’s not rightfully yours? We’ve all been told stealing is bad, but many continue to steal. Some make excuses for stealing. Some steal without knowing they’re stealing. Does that make it alright? When, if ever, is it okay to steal?
The Currency Paradox
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Price: Free! Words: 14,890. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic conditions
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With the publishing of French economist Thomas Piketty's seminal work, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, many have begun to contemplate the effects of economic inequality and the potential for a "post-capitalist" world. This essay outlines the fundamental flaw of the capitalist system and attempts the daunting challenge of conceptualizing a system that could viably replace it.
A Conversation about Abortion Between Justice Blackmun and the Founding Fathers
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Price: Free! Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Family law
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On a dark night in Independence Hall, ghosts of the founding fathers gather to discuss with Justice Blackmun the Roe v Wade abortion opinion he penned in 1973. Using actual quotes from the founding fathers, this debate soundly refutes Blackmun's arguments from the Roe opinion, and shows that the founders would be greatly disturbed at the law regarding abortion in America today.
The Prison Experience
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Price: Free! Words: 11,150. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
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This book is about our broken prison system. It introduces the Nordic prison model, talks about a new direction for our nation's prisons and gives reasons why a soft on crime approach would be an improvement over today's philosophy of punishment.
The Art of Strategic Agency
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Price: Free! Words: 36,800. Language: British English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Post-structuralism
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In an age of postmodern irony, the army commander is trapped in a loop of strategic narratives. The endgame in the hyperreal, media-saturated world is pre-determined by the stories of old. This author- a former military researcher at the World’s oldest thinktank- takes a look at this startlingly new frontline in military plotting.
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.
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.
The Prometheus Post - Issue One
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Series: The Prometheus Post Magazine, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 49,690. Language: British English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
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The Prometheus Post is a monthly libertarian-conservative electronic magazine. It offers in-depth analysis of important political issues. Specifically, the Post explores civil rights issues, offers analysis of law enforcement models, advocates free market economic principles, provides hands-on information for running a business, while also making the case for British independence.
The New Constitution
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Price: Free! Words: 7,880. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
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Because of creeping socialism and communism, the growing police state, lack of public safety, government indoctrination centers for children, porous borders,obscene attempts at justice, regular laws violating the second amendment,theft of social security, career rulers, media propaganda and anti-economy taxes a new constitution is necessary to avoid a bloody revolution. Foreword for critics.
Casus belli: cómo los Estados Unidos venden la guerra
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Price: Free! Words: 142,800. Language: Spanish. Published: April 8, 2011 by Transnational Institute. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
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Casus belli: cómo los Estados Unidos venden la guerra es una valiosa y didáctica recopilación de ensayos escritos por destacados expertos de todo el mundo. En ella, se analizan las diversas excusas que se han esgrimido para ir a la guerra durante las últimas décadas de crecientes ambiciones imperialistas por parte de los Estados Unidos.