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Prometheus Astray
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Price: Free! Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
Last year espionage cost the United States more than $250 billion and a staggering $1.2 trillion over the last decade. It's not hard to envision why the United States is a prime target of espionage when one considers that the United States spent more money in the year 2012 on research and development than all of the other G-7 countries combined.
Government and Governance
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Price: Free! Words: 15,330. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
A book needed in our times: commentary on the proper role of government and governance that respects the dignity of man.
Misanthropy's My Business, and Business Is Good: A Year of Anthony Bialy's Crabby Columns
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Price: Free! Words: 97,340. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Conservative columnist Anthony Bialy's 2012 columns are collected here in book form. Remember the year's events from the perspective of these twice-weekly cynical doses.
The Dying Yankee
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Price: Free! Words: 850. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Have you ever wondered what happened to our spark? That flame that once shot up so strongly from our American souls? Our passion as American citizens? I am talking about the enthusiasm for a great life in this magnificent country…the United States of America. Who or what has stamped out our flame of passion, and left us in mediocre dimness to become dying Yankees?
Apocalypse
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Price: Free! Words: 430. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012 by Coyotes Publishing. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
A short release done by Kenny Roberts giving his thoughts about the Apocalypse on December 21st 2005.
A Letter from Iran
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Price: Free! Words: 10,450. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
A fresh look at the events of modern time and the source of current troubles between Iran and America, issues that have far too long been ignored by the mass market American media. A Letter from Iran goes beyond information to consider, reminding us that whatever country we call home, we share similar dreams and hopes for the future.
...And the Souls Cried Out: Remembering the Victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School Tragedy
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Price: Free! Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
This book is dedicated in remembrance of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy as well as their parents.
Defence Forces Review 2011
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Price: Free! Words: 74,330. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Defence Forces Ireland presents Defence Forces Review for 2011. This year we have managed to produce a thought provoking document covering a wide range of issues which will be of interest throughout the wider Defence Community.
OBAMA: America's Liar and Thief in Chief
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Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
How the President of the United States used the FBI to attack a private company for no other reasons than it was not unionized, and the management contributed to his political opponent.
Local Ballot Initiatives: How citizens can change laws with clipboards, conversations, and campaigns
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Price: Free! Words: 10. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
A booklet about how people use the ballot initiative process at the local level.
Analysis of The Flaw In Laissez Faire Capitalism
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Price: Free! Words: 9,360. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
A concise and straightforward analysis of the serious flaws in laissez faire capitalism. The last century of United States economic history is reviewed to identify the policies that caused recessions and depressions, with resulting business slowdowns and unemployment.
Beyond Plutocracy - True Democracy for America
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Price: Free! Words: 113,820. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Plutocracy is governance by the wealthy. America is not really a democracy but a plutocracy dominated by a powerful wealthy minority that serves itself first and best. This book offers a partial redesign of our government that really fixes in just the right way what’s really wrong with it, moving our nation beyond plutocracy to true democracy, honest government and a just society.
Maximum Republic
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You set the price! Words: 19,630. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Anyone who knows anything about Britain knows that it is a democracy and a constitutional monarchy. The trouble is, it is neither. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is one of the most exotic nations on earth. In Maximum Republic Dan Hind explains how the country is currently run and sets out a programme of thorough reform.
The Prometheus Post - Issue One
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Series: The Prometheus Post Magazine, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 49,690. Language: British English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
The Prometheus Post is a monthly libertarian-conservative electronic magazine. It offers in-depth analysis of important political issues. Specifically, the Post explores civil rights issues, offers analysis of law enforcement models, advocates free market economic principles, provides hands-on information for running a business, while also making the case for British independence.
The Rule of Freedom: The Manifesto of the Sovereign Community
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Price: Free! Words: 158,800. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
From the perspective of a longtime student of political science, economics and the world of possibilities, the Rule of Freedom is about why we do not need government, why we do not want government, and why government is in fact immoral and irrational. This book explains the roots of war, police abuse, terrorism and poverty with clear evidence and examples.
The 2012 American Values Survey: How Catholics and the Religiously Unaffiliated Will Shape the 2012 Election and Beyond
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Price: Free! Words: 20,360. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Explore how America’s diverse and fluid religious landscape influenced the outcome of the 2012 election in Public Religion Research Institute’s American Values Survey. This annual survey delves into the intricacies of American values, with a particular emphasis on the "Catholic vote" and the religiously unaffiliated, both of which reveal a greater complexity than previously acknowledged.
Climate Change and Peak-Oil
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Price: Free! Words: 35,400. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by KL Books. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Why is Climate Change so controversial? Are we running out of oil? Was the burning of Moscow in 2010 a result of Global Warming? What is the science behind all these claims? This book provides a critical but concise analysis of the evidence and anti-evidence of the Global Warming theory and the Peak-Oil claim. Anyone who is interested in the future of our society will find this book informational.
1001 Changes To Get America Back On Track
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Price: Free! Words: 41,420. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Reference
Modern day self help book for America, geared specifically for the 99.99%. Provides a roadmap of where we have been, how we got where we are and how we formulate a vision for the future of America.
The Economics of a Storm
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Series: Economics Simply Put. Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
What happens when a major storm barrels through an area? In addition to the tragedy of loss of life and loss of property that accompanies so many of these storms, we also see shortages and cries of price gauging. In this short work on the topic, Catherine lays out her argument for why price gauging is not evil, and that artificially maintaining low prices in a crisis situation is not virtuous.
The Free Market Has Soon Turned 99 % Of Us Into Miserables
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Price: Free! Words: 81,480. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
If nothing else, the economic crisis in 2008 showed how close we are an economic collapse of the system we all suffer under today. The system that is named the "Free Market." This book shows how we got where we are beginning 100 years ago by presenting Edward Bernays who created a new political idea based on controlling people's irrational feelings, to keep them happy and calm by consuming.