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Breaking the Siege: Voyages of Free Gaza and the Freedom Flotilla
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You set the price! Words: 131,220. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
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Supporting the Civil Rights of Gaza’s Palestinians via the Sea. Edited by Dr. Bill Dienst, Greta Berlin and Huwaida Arraf
Reclaiming Socialism, or: Economic Democracy (Recovering a Stolen Word)
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Price: Free! Words: 258,690. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
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An attempt to reclaim the word "socialism" from those that have re-defined it and rendered it taboo. Socialism does NOT mean a state-run economy or the end of private property, let alone Soviet-style tyranny. Socialism DOES mean economic democracy, worker-owned business, an economy for the 99%, and a humane alternative to capitalism. Capitalism is broken and it's time to discuss replacing it.
Silver Spooned - Feeble Right Wing Fallasies
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Price: Free! Words: 36,500. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Sand Dancer Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
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In this book the author demolishes some of the facile and often completely counter-factual myths that get used over and again to justify the implementation of right-wing economic policies. If you are wondering why conservative austerity policies of Britain or perhaps your own country are not working, this book will give you the answers.
Around Rakaposhi
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Price: Free! Words: 53,810. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2010 by Aichje Books. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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The western Himalayas and the Karakoram range – earthquakes – landslides – the world’s highest paved international highway (dangerous, too) - ethnic tensions – ancient cultures – staggering beauty: 'Around Rakaposhi' is an account of two and a half years of living, working, and travelling among the Muslim people of the remote yet politically sensitive regions of 'Pakistani Kashmir'.
21 Machetes
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Price: Free! Words: 21,050. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
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Take one of America's largest utilities...a delusional, error-prone CEO...a $46.5 million war chest filched from customers...California's squalid, pay-to-play ballot initiative process...what results? Hubris, overreach and venality upended by truthiness. Over-torqued battlefield dispatches create a fast-paced nonfiction novella -- a bugle call to that silent army of citizen optimists everywhere.
21st Century Revolution
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Price: Free! Words: 79,780. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
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A collection of essays about real political change, the kind where the 99% overthrow the corporate elites who have seized control of our so-called democracies. In addition to heralding undreamed of political upheaval, the last two years have inspired new hope of taking back power from the multinational corporations that control western civilization.
Broken Solidarity—Secrets of a UAW President
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You set the price! Words: 31,240. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
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Prepare to see the UAW, the world’s most powerful union, as never before—from a position of leadership. One of the youngest presidents ever elected in the UAW is taking you behind the scenes. Imagine the perspective of an outsider promoted from the working class. Every chapter will be a key that unlocks an inner door of one of the most controversial organizations of our day.
Against Excess
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You set the price! Words: 186,050. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
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Mark Kleiman cuts through the rhetoric of the war on drugs and the legalization debate to discuss the practical options to control a wide range of substances. Both drug-taking and drug-control can be done to excess, and "Against Excess" shows how we can limit the damage done by both errors. It argues we need a middle ground: "grudging toleration" -- neither prohibition nor full legal availability.
Перестройка или 20 лет с паханами
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Price: Free! Words: 79,080. Language: Russian. Published: May 5, 2012 by L&L Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
(5.00 from 1 review)
Произведение «Перестройка» представляет собой краткий обзор развития СССР за период с 1953 года по настоящий момент, т.е. по февраль 2012 года.
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
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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.
Factory farming and animal liberation: the New Zealand experience
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You set the price! Words: 60,580. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture
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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.
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.
Dust Net
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Price: Free! Words: 38,610. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
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Walls have always given us privacy, safeguarding us from the eyes and ears of others. That’s about to change. Surveillance drones the size of insects will be superseded by surveillance devices the size of specks of dust floating in the breeze. They will watch us, but they will also let us communicate with each other in ways that no government or corporation will be able to intercept or block.
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.
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.
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.
When The Eagle Screams
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Price: Free! Words: 89,200. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
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America's Vulnerability to Terrorism When The Eagle Screams was written prior to the first World Trade Center bombing. It is recognized as perhaps the first writing by an American author to warn that attacks on American soil were imminent. It predicted the events, the political response and almost every event to present day.
Climate Change and Peak-Oil
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Price: Free! Words: 35,400. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by KL Books. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
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Why is Climate Change so controversial? Are we running out of oil? Was the burning of Moscow in 2010 a result of Global Warming? What is the science behind all these claims? This book provides a critical but concise analysis of the evidence and anti-evidence of the Global Warming theory and the Peak-Oil claim. Anyone who is interested in the future of our society will find this book informational.