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Euthanasia: The Good Death
By Kelli Jae Baeli
Price: Free! Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
An individual's choice to end his or her own life, is at once the most personal decision, and should not be in the control of anyone other than the person considering self-termination. Human beings have the right to end their own suffering, if that suffering will ultimately end in death, or else be prolonged, and without any hope of quality of life.
Why Women can do a Better Job in Ruling the World, Than Men
By William Bond II
Price: Free! Words: 13,910. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
(1.00 from 1 review)
Five Thousand years of human history have shown men do a really terrible job in ruling our world. Male rulers still settle disputes between countries by warfare, while the gap between rich and poor grows all the time, condemning billions of people to poverty and starvation. If we accept men are so dreadful in ruling our world then why don't we think about women ruling instead?
No More War
By Lawrence John Brown
Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This is the text to a YouTube video that compares American foreign policy to Florida’s Stand Your Ground law: As the law gives an individual the right to kill a person he feels threatens him, we Americans believe we have the right to kill people in other nations that we feel threaten us. This belief, which has led us to support dictators and to start three wars, essentially legalizes war crimes.
The Lummox
By Alex Augenblecq
Price: Free! Words: 10. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Epic
(4.00 from 1 review)
An epic poem for our times – it’s short and has pictures – The Lummox explores loss, redemption and environmental protection.
Israelis and Palestinians Both Like Food
By Rodney Ohebsion
Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012 by Immediex Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
A look at the Israeli–Palestinian conflict.
Созерцание или уроки времени
By Валерий Ершов
Price: Free! Words: 11,190. Language: Russian. Published: April 16, 2012 by L&L Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
«Уроки времени» ---- это магические путешествия и фантастические превращения. Возможность поговорить с самим собой о своём будущем и о будущем общества.
The Most Wealth: For the Least Work Through Cooperation
By Bob Blain
Series: Making Money Work Better, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 39,970. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
The Most Wealth explains how we can achieve full employment and genuine social security with more free time to realize our natural destiny on earth, well-being and free time to enjoy ife. The key is understanding money as a medium of communication that exists to insure that we all share the work and share the wealth.
Outcomes & Efficiency: Leadership Handbook
By Richard Selwyn
Price: Free! Words: 19,720. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management
There is a revolution afoot in Government management, design and leadership. This is your essential guide to that revolution through systems thinking, commissioning, change management and practical implementation in the public sector.
译者合集 2011年度精华译文 2011 Review Yizhe Collection
By Zhe Yi
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。
Fading Paradise
By CD Moulton
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?
WNC Forestry Success Stories: Change for the Better
By WNC Forest Products
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.
Faites vos jeux
By Lundi
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.
Against Excess
By Mark Kleiman
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 Twilight of the Monetary System: And Dawn of a New Era
By Richard J. Wilson
Price: Free! Words: 17,090. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
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Ever more intelligent robots are steadily replacing people in the workplace, and pushing the monetary system into its twilight. The author shows us that, if we mobilize modern science now, we could easily develop a new economic system to create the dawn of a new era of economic democracy to allow everyone to share in the economy.
How to Create An Economic Democracy
By Richard J. Wilson
Price: Free! Words: 17,130. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
In 1620 Francis Bacon’s Novum Organum introduced a new scientific method of investigating nature. In 1690 John Locke used the new scientific method to discover how to create political democracy. In this book the author uses Bacon’s scientific method and the trail blazed by Locke to discover how to create economic democracy.
Random Thoughts
By Emil Justimbaste
Price: Free! Words: 37,740. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
A collection of short features and essays in my blog covering a period of over a year, talking about local events related to economics, politics and trivia in my corner of the world.
D’Hiroshima à Ispahan
By Lundi
You set the price! Words: 880. Language: French. Published: February 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
En 1945, l'objectif de Truman en larguant des bombes nucléaires sur Hiroshima et Nagasaki était avant tout d'impressionner Staline. Aujourd'hui, quel serait le véritable motif d'une possible intervention américano-israélienne en Iran ? Ne faut-il pas le chercher du côté de Pékin ?
Le clivage français
By Lundi
Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: French. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Theory
Qu'est-ce que le clivage ? Quelques exemples de clivage. À quoi sert le clivage ? Quels sont ses inconvénients ? Pourquoi la France se complait-elle dans le clivage ?
TGE : le revers de la médaille
By Lundi
You set the price! Words: 1,370. Language: French. Published: February 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Troisième et dernière partie de notre série d'articles consacrée aux très grandes entreprises (TGE). Complexité croissante et visibilité accrue généreront conflits, revendications, inefficacité et, en définitive, déclin des TGE. Quelles sont les étapes de ce scénario qui constituent autant de phases du « nouveau Moyen-Âge » qui s'annonce ?
Freebie
By Roderic Anderson
Price: Free! Words: 6,750. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Five short pieces expressing ideas on some key issues. 1. Writers: George Orwell's views. 2. Tolerance: Freedom of speech. 3. Science 4. Sex and the Church:What the Bible says about sex 5. Flying Doctor: Ideas about old age and death.