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State Building In Africa: A Comparative Study of South Africa and the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
With the impetus of industrialization and the eruption of global economies, the growing disparity between poor and wealthy nations has impelled political scientists to ask why some nations are caused to prosper and others doomed to fail. That is, to investigate what inherent or developed factors determine the political, economic, and social realities of the world.
Censorship, Liberty, and Truth
Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
A sentiment exists among our leaders today that citizens are children and need to be protected. The belief has spread with viral depth. It has persisted with religious tenacity, and the state is at fault. The state is at fault with its paternalistic zeal, with its judicious abandon, and thus we find ourselves beneath its dark umbrella.
The Fourth Option: Citizen Shares
Series: Making Money Work Better, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,800. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » History » American
The Fourth Option: Citizen Shares proposes that we replace our debt and interest based money supply with one that encourages all of us to share the work and share the wealth that our work produces. Read in this little book, that many of our greatest leaders, including Benjamin Franklin, Abraham Lincoln, Henry Ford and Thomas Edison, believed that government should issue, not borrow, money.
Delegitimizing al-Qaeda: A Jihad-Realist Approach - Salafist, Sharia, Takfir
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,880. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Islam is a law-governed religious faith that proscribes and prescribes human conduct. The jihad—the religious prescription to struggle and strive in the path/way of Allah until Allah's word reigns supreme throughout the earth—including its military sense, is despite disavowal in popular piety and much modern moderate Islamic discourse, a binding religious prescription.
2013 U.S. Intelligence Community Worldwide Threat Assessment - Cyber Threat to Critical Infrastructure, Iran, Nuclear Weapons, Terrorism, al-Qaida, Jihad, WMD, North Korea, Syria, Afghanistan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,420. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper Jr. presented the 2013 annual U.S. intelligence community worldwide threat assessment in Congressional testimony on March 12th. In the published report, Clapper provides a thorough review of the status of possible threats from a wide variety of nations and terror groups. The report highlighted cyber and computer threats to the Nation.
Judicial Review and American Activism
You set the price! Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Judicial review was introduced into the American government by a Supreme Court decision, Marbury v. Madison, in 1803. This book details the effects of judicial review on the United States up to the present day.
47% Benghazi
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
"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 Libertarian's Handbook - The Centre-Right Principles of Liberty and the Case for a Constitution
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 141,150. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
The Libertarian's Handbook is an epic-length book on civil rights by Richard Pinder. This work shows how the ideas of libertarianism can be applied to all areas of domestic governance, from law enforcement to welfare and from economic policy to immigration. This work also asks if socialism is indeed the road to serfdom, while detailing a new constitutional model designed to protect civil rights.
It's ok to Leave the Plantation, fourth edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,020. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
If we do not tell then they will not know. If we do not lead them, they will not go. Instead of complaining about how the white man has us down, when are we going to stop whining and start progressing? We have accomplished a great deal in America since slavery and we should highlight them. Instead of whining, let's give our children hope by pointing out the endless possibilities.
Citizens DisUnited: Passive Investors, Drone CEOs, and the Corporate Capture of the American Dream
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,770. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013 by Miniver Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate governance, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Robert A. G. Monks has been a CEO and board member of large public companies, the head of the Labor Department's ERISA agency, and an entrepreneur/founder of companies including proxy advisor Institutional Shareholder Services. In this book, he shows how corporate executives divert shareholder assets to undermine democracy and enrich themselves, putting both capitalism and democracy at risk.
Political Parties: Failure in American Government
You set the price! Words: 20,860. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
In 1796 as he was leaving the office of President of the United States, George Washington warned Americans of the danger political parties posed to their freedom and advised them not to start political parties in American government. Four years later, a political party started by Thomas Jefferson took over the government of the United States. We can now see that Washington was right.
Social Politics
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Social media has changed politics forever. This book examines the use of social media in politics and demonstrates how you can take both an active and passive role in social politics. The book illustrates how you can use social media to add your voice to the issues that are important to you and to connect with important decision-makers that might otherwise be out of your reach.
Enabling Unity of Effort in Homeland Response Operations - Terrorism, Joint Interagency Task Force (JIATF)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 24,310. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Any significant homeland response event requires Americans to work together. This has proven to be a complex challenge. Our response capabilities, while substantial, are spread across thousands of stakeholders: federal, state, and local government agencies and organizations, nongovernmental organizations, and private industry.
Ambassador Stephen Krasner's Orienting Principle for Foreign Policy (and Military Management) - Responsible Sovereignty
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,140. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The concept of responsible sovereignty makes the resultant security paradigm intellectually manageable and analytically useful. If successful, the principle of responsible sovereignty would provide a viable foundation for a reasonable foreign policy, relevant military management, and a safer and more just world.
Contender: The Justin Trudeau Story
Price: Free! Words: 20,020. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography, Essay » Political
Is Justin Trudeau the saviour of the Liberal Party of Canada? Will he one day be prime minister? As the son of one of Canada’s most popular leaders, Trudeau was never far from the political spotlight, but in recent years the MP for Papineau has sought it out. Now he’s running to take charge of the party his father once led.
Against All Odds: Relations Between NATO and the MENA Region - Operation Unified Protector, Mediterranean Dialogue, Libya, Syria, Palestine, Lebanon, Istanbul Cooperation Initiative
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 21,610. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
This monograph describes how the region has moved from the rim of the Alliance's security perspective toward a more nuanced vision that recognizes the region's role in an ever-changing and more-complex world.
Culture, Identity and Information Technology in the 21st Century: Implications for U.S. National Security, the Future of English in Language Usage, Demographic Shifts
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,760. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
This monograph traces global trends in the use of language and media in order to identify the national security implications of cultural change and identity formation. The analysis suggests that in the next several decades, the world is likely to be more ideologically fragmented than at any time during the 20th century.
The Battle for Eastleigh - The True Story of the 2013 Parliamentary By-Election
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,010. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The shock result of the Eastliegh By election of 2013 gave a massive boost to UKIP, and a blow to the Conservatives. This is a gripping account of the Eastleigh Parliamentary By-Election written by an experienced observer of Parliamentary By-Elections who charts the rise, and fall, of the different parties. .
Looking at Iran
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,740. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
When American policy makers discuss Iran, the focus is only Israel. In reality, Iran a growing concern for people across the Arab and Muslim Worlds as well. In this book, based on polling in 20 Arab and Muslim countries, Zogby examines how in just six years Iran has experienced a precipitous decline in popularity among Arabs and Muslims.
The Double-Edged Sword of Freedom of Speech
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution, Essay » Political
What were the Classical Philosophers and Thinkers of the Age of Enlightenment saying about the Censorship and Freedom of Speech? What did the Founding Fathers learn from their Great Predecessors? Were the Framers of the Constitution the real Champions of Freedom? This short essay may help you find answers to the questions mentioned above.