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CDR: I, Citizen
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Price: Free! Words: 4,410. 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
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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
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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.
A-10s over Kosovo: The Victory of Airpower over a Fielded Army as Told by the Airmen Who Fought in Operation Allied Force - Warthogs in Battle
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,420. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Firsthand accounts of the precedent-setting air campaign over Serbia and Kosovo known as Operation Allied Force (OAF). This event marked a milestone for air-power, as it was, arguably, the first time airpower alone was decisive in achieving victory in combat.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Applications of GIS for Emergency Management (IS-922) - Geographical Information Systems Database Tools, Fundamentals, History, Usefulness
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,330. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) describes how Geographic Information Systems (GIS) work and how using GIS can improve emergency management.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Retail Security Awareness: Understanding the Hidden Hazards (IS-912) - Identifying and Report Suspicious Purchases or Thefts of Dangerous Products by Terrorists
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 65,840. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) was written to make persons involved in commercial retail operations aware of the actions they can take to identify and report suspicious purchases.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Emergency Management Preparedness Fundamentals (IS-910)
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,050. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) introduces and overviews basic preparedness concepts and present basic strategies for improving community preparedness.
United We Stand, Divided We Fall
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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
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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
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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.
Take Back Your Government
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,800. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Originally titled How to be a Politician, this book was written in 1946 based on Robert Heinlein’s own political experiences. Here is a fascinating look, both historically and philosophically, at a great visionary’s take on the political landscape in the United States and what each of us can do to better this country.
党(第二章 中国公司)The Party (China Inc)
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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。
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Community Preparedness: Implementing Simple Activities for Everyone (IS-909), Practical Emergency Preparedness Steps for Families and Communities
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,060. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) presents a model program for community preparedness.
Thinking Out Loud
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,180. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
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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
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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.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Improving Preparedness and Resilience through Public-Private Partnerships (IS-662)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,380. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) discusses the steps to establish public-private partnerships and the importance of joint planning.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Local Damage Assessment (IS-559) - Identify Needs, Set Priorities, Drive Response and Recovery Actions
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,820. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provides information and resources that will enable participants to plan an effective damage assessment program and conduct rapid and effective damage assessments in order to save lives.
The Kingdom of Babylon Part 3
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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
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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
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Public Works and Disaster Recovery Course Overview (IS-558) - How and Why Public Works Should Plan For Recovery
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,600. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) explains how public works is involved in disaster recovery.