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Coconut Calvary: An Inquirer I-Team Special Report
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
In this three-part special report, originally published in the Philippine Daily Inquirer, i-Team editor Fernando del Mundo delves into the long-simmering controversy over the Philippine coconut levy funds and finds that the coconut farmers intended to be the funds' beneficiaries have been left largely empty-handed.
译者合集 2011年度精华译文 2011 Review Yizhe Collection
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Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: March 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
从年初的”中国茉莉花”活动被严防死守,到年底”千呼万唤始出来”的动车事故报告,2011年是不平静的一年。在这本《2011年度精华译文》中,我们总结了“外媒看中国”的十大话题,并在每个话题下精选了三-四篇译文,集结成册。这些都是中国主流媒体无法报道的热点话题,也是我们一路走来的见证。
Nuclear Matters Handbook, Expanded Edition: Guide to American Nuclear Weapons, History, Testing, Safety and Security, Plans, Delivery Systems, Physics and Bomb Designs, Effects, Accident Response
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,030. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Nuclear
Newly expanded and revised for this 2011 professionally-formatted ebook edition, this is an authoritative guide to American nuclear weapons providing a comprehensive description of all facets of the history and current status of the nuclear arsenal, plus background data on bomb design and weapons effects.
The Solvency Struggle
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,790. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social security & pensions
One grandmother’s yearlong fight with the ‘Debt Dragon’while facing financial reality • Read this before investing in Registered Retirement Savings Plans! • Receive more, income-based benefits upon the age of eligibility! • Reduce the chance of straying into debt later in life!
Ideas, Concepts, Doctrine: Basic Thinking in the United States Air Force 1907-1960 - Volume One, Early Days, World War II, Nuclear Weapons, Missiles, Space, Strategic Implications
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 335,240. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This history seeks to discover and record the mainstream of thought within the United States Air Force (and its predecessors) concerning the role to be played by air and aerospace power in a deadly struggle for national survival.
Environmental Issues for Real
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,280. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Environmental Issues for Real by Dr J. Mark Dangerfield takes a fresh look at what we believe are our environmental challenges. Read something different about how we might look at our world.
Democracy
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 69,870. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012 by WSIC EBooks Ltd.. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
These days there is countrywide debate and agitation over propriety of election of members of parliament and their activities in certain democratic countries like India. Even though people vote en-mass during election, they are not happy with performance of elected representatives. In fact there are many convicts and criminals in the Indian parliament and their entry in parliament is unchecked.
Fading Paradise
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Price: Free! Words: 16,010. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
This is a warning to those who would invest in Panama´. Take the greatest care. Join in trying to have the president crack down hard on scams. This is a great country with a terrible worldwide reputation because the corruption and badly thought-out laws favor crooks over victims. This president has the strength and ability to make changes, but will he?
2012 U.S. Intelligence Community Threat Assessment on Global Water Security - Shortages, Floods, National Security Impact, Nile, Tigris-Euphrates, Mekong, Jordan, Indus, Brahmaputra, and Amu Darya
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,350. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth Sciences / Hydrology
This report, issued in February 2012 and requested by the Department of State, is designed to answer the question: How will water problems (shortages, poor water quality, or floods) impact US national security interests over the next 30 years?
WNC Forestry Success Stories: Change for the Better
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Price: Free! Words: 10,850. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012 by Brian Rathbone. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
WNC Forestry Success Stories: Change for the Better is an ebook highlighting the success of the WNC Forest Products Cooperative Marketing Project. WNC Forestry Success Stories: Change for the Better showcases the diverse group of forest enterprises participating in the Western North Carolina Forest Products Cooperative Marketing Project.
New Media Handbook: For Local And State Election Campaigns
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 14,320. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
When it comes to new media, political candidates need to know all their options, in order to make the right decisions on how to use the internet and social networks for their election efforts. Understanding how social media works is essential, and the New Media Handbook therefore provides a general overview of the most important platforms and how to use them for campaign purposes.
Faites vos jeux
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You set the price! Words: 1,510. Language: French. Published: March 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Les conditions exigées par le groupe américain Las Vagas Sands afin de s'implanter en Espagne illustrent parfaitement le transfert de compétences qui s'opère du public vers le privé ainsi que son corollaire, la décadence des États-nations.
People, Politics, and Profits: The Ties that Bind Main Street, the Beltway, and Wall Street
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This essay is an attempt to provide a look at some of the realities that have evolved as people and organizations reexamine their everyday decisions in the contexts of shifting institutional priorities, changing global dynamics, underfunded public expenditures, and perhaps hidden agendas. The emergence of our new paradigm is also an indication that each sector is inextricably linked to the other.
Terrorists or Freedom Fighters?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Delves into the issues that have faced people in Northern Ireland and elsewhere during four decades of terrorist violence. Was Northern Ireland attacked by terrorists, or were they truly freedom fighters? In today's muddled thinking, multitudes around the world have been deliberately deceived about this critically important issue. The bibliography alone is worth the price of the book.
Hope Is Not A Strategy: Leadership Lessons from the Obama Presidency
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,540. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
This is a book on leadership, which uses the many mistakes and failures of Barack Obama’s first term as illustrative examples for leadership lessons to be learned. The mistakes and failures during Obama’s presidency are nearly all traceable to his fundamental leadership and experience shortcomings.
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.
The Book of Thieves - Stephanie C. Fox, J.D.
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,780. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
The Book of Thieves is the story of how a greedy few destroyed a nation called Oblivion. Oblivion was once a great place to live and work in, with excellent laws to protect everyone who worked there, and to keep conditions fair for them. Not anymore. A greedy few called Gangsters cheated and stole after working harder at getting the rules changed and finding ways to simply ignore them.
Vote 99 Percent
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Vote 99 Percent envisions a not too distant future when 99 Percent voters replace a corrupt Congress beholden to the 1% who buy favoritism from its members with a Congress beholden to the 99% who don’t. Major issues that affect the economic and political freedom of the 99% are presented together with brief explanations and links for further information as questions for candidates to answer.
The "Al-Aksa Is in Danger" Libel: The History of a Lie
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,350. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
The modern blood libel "Al-Aksa is in danger," referring to the Al-Aksa Mosque on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, originated in the days of Grand Mufti Haj Amin al-Husseini, ally of Hitler, and is propagated today by Sheikh Raed Salah, Hamas, Hizbullah, Iran, and many others in the Muslim world. This lie has come to be regarded as unalloyed truth by millions in the Muslim world.
Achieving Growth!
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,610. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The world has been deep in an economic crisis since 2008! Costs, inflation and unemployment are rising. Countries are about to collapse. Our finest political, economic and financial brains are unable to solve the problems. Uploaded 3/2012 predictions already coming true. Download full version to see more predictions. Best in .pdf.