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Ten Needed Inventions
By Eero Tarik
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Here we are living in the early twenty first century.Forty years ago we imagined by now that we would have all kinds of modern innovations like flying cars, automated everything in our homes and robots, and be working only four days a week. They were our futuristic notions of what the 21st century would be like. We were wrong. Here is my list of ten need inventions for the 21st century - and why.
CDR: I, Citizen
By M.T. Bass
Price: Free! Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
The Citizen is one of the most powerful forces in the universe. Without Citizens, the map of the earth would be as borderless as the surface of the moon. Without Citizens, a government is just a bunch of empty buildings – you know, like a business without customers. Taking the Citizen out of the equation is like taking the speed of light out of Einstein's E = MC2 – No Energy, just Mass.
Child of El Salvador
By Penny Raife Durant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,640. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
1987 - An old woman finds a newborn girl abandoned in civil-war-torn El Salvador. In the USA, Diane mourns the loss of a stillborn child. Diane sees Norma in an Salvadoran orphanage and knows this is her child. Adopting Norma is a struggle played out against a fickle, dangerous government in El Salvador and a suspicious American federal attorney. Will these forces keep Diane & Norma apart?
Energy Innovation: Fixing the Technical Fix
By Lewis Perelman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,650. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Energy policy is a mess of tangled problems and political conflicts. Many look to technology to break the logjam. But breakthrough innovations are needed to make "clean" energy cheap. With a plan emphasizing open international participation, crowdsourcing, and crowdfunding, Lewis Perelman's "Energy Innovation" provides an original, timely roadmap toward a more energy-secure global economy.
United We Stand, Divided We Fall
By Taylor E Hoynes, Jr
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
This is an essay about Patriotism The basic concept is that unless the people are united, it is easy to destroy them. We have to decide if we are Individualist or Collectivist under an Oligarch Collectivist system run by a selective “elite” group of monarchs.
Why Preah Vihear Should be Returned to Thailand
By Duncan Stearn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012 by Proglen. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Journalist Duncan Stearn takes a closer look at the International Court of Justice ruling on the border dispute between Thailand and Cambodia over the Preah Vihear temple ruins and changes his view on which country is in the right.
Participation and Condorcet Criterion Compatibility
By Nicholas Buckner
Price: Free! Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
A flawed paper I'm keeping here for historical purposes. I tried show errors in Herve Moulin's original proof that the Participation and Condorcet Criterions are incompatible, while trying to use a logical proof to show compatibility.
党(第二章 中国公司)The Party (China Inc)
By Zhe Yi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 260. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Government & business
《经济学人》的书评说:马利德阐明了关于中国的最重要的矛盾和悖理,为何一个党制造了这么多悲剧却仍然大权在握。这一章聚焦的是曾经负债累累的国企如何摇身一变,成为《财富》500强中名列前茅的全球性企业。党隐身在国企的幕后如何掌舵“中国公司”这条大船。
Thinking Out Loud
By Iqbal Fahim
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,180. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
(5.00 from 1 review)
Thinking Out Loud, is a book on socio-cultural systems of the Jammu and Kashmir state. It deals with all the aspects of life of the people and their conversions into different ideologies, rendering into various sections, on the basis of castes affecting their cultural system. It also enlighten you on educational aberrations and inconsistencies of the educational principals employed by government.
Understanding Africa Book 2
By Brian Ross
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 63,860. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This volume continues describing the problems afflicting sub-Saharan Africa. The examples of bumbling, corruption and greed make it clear how difficult assistance will be for those trying to assist in uplifting the long suffering peoples. Executives of mining companies hoping to exploit local resources can appreciate barriers.
The Kingdom of Babylon Part 3
By Don Wigton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 365,760. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This second of five books looks into a pivotal moment in American history that corrupted her soul. It was a time when the United States was coming off an era of prosperity created by Ronald Reagan. However, during the '90s a president without scruples took the reigns of a house united and tore it asunder. As a result we live in a divided America
The Kingdom of Babylon Parts 1 & 2
By Don Wigton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 308,980. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This second of five books looks into a pivotal moment in American history that corrupted her soul. It was a time when the United States was coming off an era of prosperity created by the sound economic policies, patriotism and faith of Ronald Reagan. However, during the '90s a president without scruples took the reigns of a house united and tore it asunder. As a result we live in a divided America
Buckner Voting Method
By Nicholas Buckner
Price: Free! Words: 6,080. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
This is a proposal for a voting method like STV or Schulze, but better. Some criticisms are answered. Source code for a program that recognizes but doesn't decide between ties is included.
La Elección
By Bruxcat
Price: Free! Words: 6,170. Language: Spanish. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
"La Elección" es un relato que nos cuenta la vida de un mexicano en los últimos 5 sexenios del país y sus expectativas sobre lo que acontecerá en México a partir del 2012.
Pinched or Planted? - The Cungelella Cattle Mystery
By Susan McDonald
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 176,380. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012 by Kylie Reynolds. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
(4.00 from 1 review)
It’s a modern day, Australian real-life Whodunnit - Two mobs of cattle. - Hysteria. - A posse of police and neighbours. - A man charged with cattle rustling Accused of a crime he did not commit, it appeared as if the system was manipulated to point the finger at Graeme and away from other suspects. But it won’t end there. The McDonalds are honest and innocent. This book is their story.
开枪还是不开枪 中国与东欧的后极权主义 (To Shoot or Not To Shoot)
By Zhe Yi
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 200. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
为什么东欧的共产主义政权垮台了,而中国的共产党政权却能延续至今?为什么有的掌权者可以毫不犹豫地向抗议者开枪,有的却手足无措?埃尔朗根-纽伦堡大学政治系教授Mark R. Thompson给出了更系统化的答案。
Working Undercover
By Ralph Holiman, Jr
Price: Free! Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
(5.00 from 1 review)
Working Undercover is a true short story about a DEA agent going undercover in New Orleans in 1992 to buy five kilograms of cocaine.
Townie Planet
By Steve Radlauer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,410. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Our nation is afflicted with a mass psychosis. Its prime symptom: millions of wackos spouting racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, counterfactual right-wing crapola. Who are these halfwits? How did they get this way? Why do they vote for those who hate them? And why oh why are lefties afraid to offend them? This book will help stiffen your liberal spine. Get tough. Get nasty. Get Townie Planet.
America 2.0 Inc. - Take Stock In America!
By Michael Mathiesen
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.
Chapter Three: Stillness
By Penitent
Price: Free! Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / General
What does the Bible say about War? Is Jesus some pansy who will let bad guys run the world without taking action? Is Jesus some gun-toting adrenaline-junkie who pulls triggers first and asks questions later? Are we even asking the right questions? This chapter poetically reflects on the concept of war and illuminates what the Bible says about it. Price is set at $0.001 per word.