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Heresies: Essays on the Future of Humanity
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,620. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / business development
Heresies are seminal ideas that are at fundamental variance with the established order. Over the many years I have been advising governments and corporations I have often been branded a heretic. I have invariably taken this as a compliment. In the quest for alternative wisdom and new ways of knowing, this short book of essays examines the future of humanity from a mindfully contrarian perspective.
Fail: The Collpase of Reason in Gun Control
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,190. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
Fail: The Collapse of Reason in Gun Control is a look at the evidence available concerning guns and crime. Every attempt is made to present evidence in a straightforward, unbiased manner so that the actual relationship between gun ownership and crime can be explored.
Modern Dictators - Third World Coup Makers, Strongmen, and Populist Tyrants
Price: Free! Words: 122,700. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The world suddenly became a lot more difficult for Americans to understand in the 1970s and 1980s. Dozens of Third World countries underwent a seemingly endless series of coups and revolutions.
Cauldron of Turmoil: America in the Middle East
Price: Free! Words: 82,990. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This book is the culmination of 15 years in studying U.S. policy and Middle East politics. All of my opinions, much of the material, many of the anecdotes, and the unattributed quotes are the result of direct observation and private discussions with American and regional policymakers and experts.
Secrets of State
Price: Free! Words: 138,630. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This book is a history of the State Department but, more broadly, of the American foreign policymaking process. It narrates the development of both the decision-making institutions and the content of policy from the founding of the republic through the administration of President Ronald Reagan.
Paved with Good Intentions
Price: Free! Words: 137,850. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Watching the Iranian revolution in 1978, it seemed to me vital to explain the history of U.S.-Iran relations and how things had become so much in conflict. This book traces that relationship down through the hostage crisis. Many have recognized it as the critical account on this issue.
The Arab States and the Palestine Conflict
Price: Free! Words: 121,750. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Hundreds of books and thousands of articles have been devoted to the history and contemporary course of the Arab-Israeli conflict.
Islamic Fundamentalism in Egyptian Politics
Price: Free! Words: 158,160. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The purpose of this book is to identify and analyze the political positions of Egyptian Islamic fundamentalist movements and their chances for seizing power.
Rzeczy Wspólne nr 11(1/2013)
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 52,320. Language: Polish. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Rzeczy Wspólne" powstały po to, aby poważnie mówić o polityce na przekór niepoważnym czasom. Nie interesują nas pyskówki ani personalne roszady - zajmujemy się sprawami o zasadniczym znaczeniu dla Polski. Celem "Rzeczy Wspólnych" jest aktualizacja polskiego republikanizmu, który uważamy za naszą najlepszą tradycję polityczną.
Forging Swords into Plows: A Twenty-First Century Christian Perspective on War
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,440. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ethics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Forging Swords into Plows examines the historic Christian perspectives on war (holy war, pacifism, and just war). The book advocates expanding Just War Theory to include jus post bellum criteria, then uses the updated model as a framework for comparing the Christian, Jewish, and Islamic perspectives on war and assessing the justness of the U.S. invasions and occupations of Afghanistan and Iraq.
Sensual Preciousness, Volume 2
Price: Free! Words: 156,560. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and 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 as individuals and communities can interact. Offering a vision about the transformation termed "globalization.” Offering an analysis accompanied by personal rituals and practices for experiencing one’s sensual preciousness.
Sensual Preciousness, Volume 1
Price: Free! Words: 99,460. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and 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.
Last Bridge To Nowhere - fbi confidential source account of Alaska's political corruption scandal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,880. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
The FBI just wrapped up one of the biggest cases of political corruption in U.S. history. At issue was the high stakes game of developing an Alaska gas pipeline and toxic slick of corrupton that coated the process. Wired, the author embarks on an incredible journey into the undercover world of FBI surveillance and the corroding influence of special interest, money and power politics.
Outlaw or American Patriot?
Price: Free! Words: 80,940. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
"Resist illegitimate authority!" meant both religious and secular authority as they waged the Vietnam War. Inspired by the visions of Vatican Council II and Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, like other "Catholic Radicals," I destroyed tens of thousands of draft cards as one of the "Minnesota 8." Why did I do it? What did my trial and prison do to me? Dread-filled times waging "Peace, now!" MLK & Lennon!
2013 President Barack Obama Inaugural Address, the 2009 Obama Inaugural Address, and Campaign Speeches from the Presidential Campaign of 2012 Against Republican Mitt Romney
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 380,380. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
The official transcript of the Inaugural Address delivered by President Barack Obama on January 21, 2013 is presented, along with several other inaugural-activity event transcripts, and the 2009 address.
Outlaw Visions
Price: Free! Words: 125,410. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Theology
Outlaw Visions wends through monastic hallways, trial courtrooms, prison cells, onto campuses to engage young activists. I shouted “Peace! Peace!” and heard “Criminal!” We descend into prison’s hellish darkness where I existed as a subhuman. You are invited to transform you own subhumanness through ritual practices envisioning yourself as an "Earthfolk" peacefully at home on the Living Earth.
When That Great Ship Went Down: The Legal and Political Repercussions of the Loss of RMS Titanic
Series: Bapton Books History Selections. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,400. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2013 by Bapton Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
The celebrated history of the aftermath, in the US Congress, the US Supreme Court, and the Parliament of the United Kingdom, of the sinking of the unsinkable ship. Markham Shaw Pyle and GMW Wemyss examine the political pressures and dirty deals that affected the Titanic enquiries, wrote new law, and changed our world.
Home of the R$D Fight With BLUE (collar)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,940. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Essay » Political
A thoughtful and informative expose' on the rise of the Tea Party and the 'politics of greed' and obstruction. Chronicled in real time by a member of the '47 percent', these essays are meant to inspire the political junkie and novice alike.
Tuyên Ngôn Độc Lập và Hiến Pháp Việt Nam
You set the price! Words: 82,480. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Legal systems
Tổng hợp các bản tuyên ngôn độc lập và hiến pháp của Việt Nam qua các thời kỳ 1. Nam Quốc Sơn Hà 2. Bình Ngô Đại Cáo 3. Tuyên Ngôn Độc Lập của Việt Nam Dân Chủ Cộng Hòa Các bản hiến pháp của: Việt Nam Dân Chủ Cộng Hòa Việt Nam Cộng Hòa Cộng Hòa Xã Hội Chủ Nghĩa Việt Nam
One: Love Changes Everything
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 175,760. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
One: Love Changes Everything is a compilation of five books by Jerry Alatalo. These titles are Occupy Love, Heaven On Earth, A New World, Unconditional Love For Humanity and Love 2013. The reader is invited to share a journey of exploration into the inner worlds where we find the answers to life's big questions. You may come to grasp that the kingdom of heaven is inside, and outside, all of us.