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The Blessed Model of the Holy Prophet Muhammad and the Caricatures
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Price: Free! Words: 31,990. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013 by Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History
Shock waves of indignation ran across the Muslim world following the recent publication of offensive and crude caricatures of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (may peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) in some parts of Europe. The uninformed, as ever, misled by the mullah gave in to public display of rage and rampant chaos ensued.
Gay Marriage is not Logical
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Price: Free! Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
(2.00 from 4 reviews)
Many people wrongly feel they should be 'tolerant' of gay marriage and not oppose it, even though it is not something they would do personally. This book explains the falsity of this notion. Gays won the legal right to be left alone in the 2003 case of Lawrence v. Texas. They are no longer on the defensive. Their goal with gay marriage is to proactively compel acceptance of gayness as normal.
Capitalism Receives Failing Grade
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Series: Making Money Work Better, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 11,500. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics / comparative
Simulation of barter, socialism, capitalism, and a system called autonomy with Cooperation: The Wealth of Nations Game played and graded by university students in a sociology class results in a C for barter, a B for socialism, an F for capitalism, and an A for autonomy. The game in computer form is available free, so you can examine and judge each system yourself.
The Maduro Papers
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Price: Free! Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
Some observations about the Venezuelan President elected in April 2013.His victory is being questioned as I write but how did he behave during the days of Chavez? How might he behave now? I have used these questions as a sub-plot to a novel I wrote earlier this year entitled, "Swimming in Oil". These notes may spur you to read the book - I hope so.
Crackernomics
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Price: Free! Words: 43,020. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
Think you know what caused the Credit Crunch? It wasn't greedy bankers. It wasn't computer geeks. It wasn't the Rothschilds and it wasn't the Illuminati. It wasn't Socialists or Communists or Agenda 21 or the Chinese or the United Nations. But it wasn't an accident. It was Crackernomics and the Democratisation of Money. Find out why.
Improving Road Safety in Asia and the Pacific
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » City planning
(4.00 from 1 review)
A safe system approach to road safety offers a holistic view of road transport systems, and considers interactions between several elements. This ebook offers lessons for improving road safety and shares good road safety practices by drawing on various publications.
The Art of Strategic Agency
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Price: Free! Words: 36,800. Language: British English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Post-structuralism
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In an age of postmodern irony, the army commander is trapped in a loop of strategic narratives. The endgame in the hyperreal, media-saturated world is pre-determined by the stories of old. This author- a former military researcher at the World’s oldest thinktank- takes a look at this startlingly new frontline in military plotting.
Lebanon - Where to? (Review)
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Price: Free! Words: 600. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This book entails an analysis for the change in Lebanon over the span of a hundred years from a developmental perspective.
Turning Away From Your Slavic Brother: The Effects Of Identity On Relations Between Russia And Belarus
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Price: Free! Words: 42,360. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Looking inside the Kremlin through the lens of identity, this study focuses on the relationship between Russia & Belarus. As an increasingly liberal identity made itself manifest throughout the Medvedev presidency, relations continually soured with Belarus. This book seeks to uncover the nature of this relationship, & in a broader context seeks to uncover the significance of identity in politics.
Non-Ideological Manifesto: Why porn should be mandatory and childless people should get ganja subsidy
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Price: Free! Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
Each of us filled our mind with prejudice that support our agenda rather than truth. What about if we sit back for a while and see life the way it really is. Forget all ideologies and let's come up with a real solution that really works.
The Egg Breakers - Counter-Terrorism in Sub Saharan Africa
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Series: Legal Books, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 91,340. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
It is not generally known that Sub Saharan Africa has a long tradition of successful counter-terrorism operations. During the 1950's to 1989 many operations took place in Colonial Kenya, Rhodesia and Apartheid South Africa. This book is not fiction and read in Military Academies of 5 countries. It also warns on the lack of good intelligence on the War of Terror in Sub Saharan Africa.
Doctors, Politicians, Bureaucrats, People And Private Practice.
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Price: Free! Words: 15,410. Language: British English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disease & health issues
Wherever there are uneducated politicians and jealous bureaucrats, they share a common jealousy and animosity towards doctors. Bureaucrats retire at an age and politicians stop when party men stop following them. This hatred and jealousy stems from the right of doctors to practice medicine till the end of their days.
Censorship, Liberty, and Truth
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Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
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.
Judicial Review and American Activism
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You set the price! Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
"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...
Political Parties: Failure in American Government
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You set the price! Words: 20,860. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Category: 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.
Contender: The Justin Trudeau Story
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Price: Free! Words: 20,020. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
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.
Ritratti di italiani in tempi di elezioni
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Price: Free! Words: 4,740. Language: Italian. Published: February 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Brevi ritratti di elettori italiani incontrati in volantinaggi, raccolte firme e altri momenti di campagna elettorale vissuta sul territorio, che anche nell’era delle reti sociali si rivela un metodo insostituibile per tastare lo stato di un Paese. Spero di aver restituito fedelmente la realta' di persone e storie che sostiene il cammino delle idee in generale e della politica in particolare.
Silver Spooned - Feeble Right Wing Fallasies
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Price: Free! Words: 36,500. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Sand Dancer Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In this book the author demolishes some of the facile and often completely counter-factual myths that get used over and again to justify the implementation of right-wing economic policies. If you are wondering why conservative austerity policies of Britain or perhaps your own country are not working, this book will give you the answers.
Let Us Heed Good Advice
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Price: Free! Words: 2,260. Language: British English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
If you don’t support wisdom and peace initiatives DON’T READ THIS BOOK! The 4 March General Elections are here. We all want peace. No one wants a repeat of what happened in 2007/2008. Wrong choices will mean no development, poverty and endless exploitation. Do not allow moneybags to cheat you. Elect with your future in mind.