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The Wee Blue Book
Price: Free! Words: 15,760. Language: British English. Published: August 11, 2014 by The New Curiosity Shop. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
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Scotland's referendum 2104 - the facts the papers leave out. Don't vote in the independence referendum until you've read this.
Espionage Methods And The Horror of Echelon-Imint And The CIA
Price: Free! Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This book at first gives an overview of the modern espionage methods and thereafter highlights how our privacy and freedom have been jeopardized by espionage methods like the Echelon and Imint and the all pervasive espionage activities of the Central Intelligence Agency of the USA.
Applying Adaptive Politics: Family, Freedom and Into The Future
Price: Free! Words: 19,920. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
This book is an extension of The Adaptive Politics Manifesto. It contains articles written by the author in the same perspective as in the previous book.
The Adaptive Politics Manifesto
Price: Free! Words: 14,800. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
If a political ideal or program is implemented maladaptively, it may end up harming its own aims. Consequently, ensuring adaptiveness in this aspect, and ensuring that there are no unjust outcomes during periods of adaptations, becomes very important. This manifesto will address just how we can achieve these objectives.
The Energy War Between U.S.A. and Russia and the Threat for Israel's Survival
Price: Free! Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This essay describes the energy war between U.S.A. and Russia, the geopolitical changes generated by this war, and the resulting threats for the survival of the state of Israel.
Mujer, yo te cuido
Price: Free! Words: 700. Language: Spanish. Published: July 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Una poesía por la Dignidad de la Mujer. Mujer: sexo femenino de la especie animal Homo Sapiens Sapiens. Grupo amenazado y vilipendiado por su misma especie animal. Dicha discriminación se escuda principalmente en razones de tipo doctrino-religiosas que invaden en diferentes grados la vida de un Estado. ¡Basta!
Cold War, KGB & Soviet Social Imperialism
Price: Free! Words: 7,440. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
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This booklet probes into the role of the Soviet espionage agency KGB during the cold war era from 1955 to 1991 and its secret war with the CIA, with glimpses of activities of the important Soviet moles in the CIA and the FBI of the USA.
Biochemistry Will Kill Us All
You set the price! Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biotechnology, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Scientists will soon know so much about biochemistry that it will be possible for any fairly smart college student with some fairly cheap equipment to create deadly new viruses. This will make it possible for terrorists to kill billions of people.
Espionage Agency Mossad and Eichmann Drama
Price: Free! Words: 8,680. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This first book in the series, ‘modern espionage’ dwells upon the Israeli intelligence agency Mossad (short for “Ha Mossad le Modi”, meaning institute for intelligence and special operations), its objectives and activities with a detailed account of Eichmann’s capture from Argentina by Mossad agents for trial in Israel
Social Progress Visions
You set the price! Words: 19,300. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
My content is inspired by social progress agents like Nelson Mandela and visionaries who can imagine ideal futures, like Utopian writers and other social science fiction writers. I hope it will provide people with inspiration and encouragement to obtain their own vision of their ideal future for themselves and their social systems.
Give Me Two Days
Price: Free! Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
While history and time still work to fully comprehend and evaluate Operation Iraqi Freedom, it is certain that the impact of this war goes beyond battlefields and budget allocations. It has personally touched an entire generation. For every soldier that deployed to Iraq, there is a story. This is one. It profiles and Iraqi businessman, an Army supply officer, and a quest for gravel.
Blinkered
Price: Free! Words: 18,190. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Chronic disease, Antibiotics resistance and Lyme disease- This essay argues that three major threats to human health are rooted in a state of complacency in modern medicine, as valuable knowledge is routinely repressed. Is our medical system too convenient to change? Blinkered suggests a set of proposals and opportunities relevant to every stakeholder of the healthcare ecosystem.
Everything You Need to Know About Climate Change (2014)
Price: Free! Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
(3.00 from 1 review)
Cutting through the BS, an examination of the science and politics behind climate change. For anyone unconvinced (or desiring to convince others) this is the best starting point for learning about this important global issue.
Blogmania 2
Price: Free! Words: 10,530. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
In his second installment of blogs novelist R.D. Byron Smith continues the wit, humor and intellectual rigor of the Blogmania Series. While he doesn’t neglect his core competence of commentary on the whacky world of law, “There Go Da Judge” being a perfect for instance, he also offers up a funny delivery room scene in a personal blog, “A Father’s Story.”
Our New Tomorrow: A Conversation About Europe
Price: Free! Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Our New Tomorrow is a written supplement to Paul Okel's series of talks, A Conversation About Europe, intended to respond to the results of the 2014 European Parliament elections. Far from being an end point, the 2014 elections mark the beginning of a critically important moment in the construction of the European Union.
A Terrorist Converts: How I Learned to Stop Hating America
Series: A Terrorist Converts, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 9,490. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014 by J.M. Porup. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Terrorist Shazam al-War bin al-Gorithm hates America. More bloodthirsty than Osama bin Laden, he’s notched his Koran so many times that nothing is left but confetti. When a SEAL team tries to take him out in the mountains of Wakistan, al-War defeats them all--and captures the Navy’s first female commando. Their unlikely romance makes him question his hatred of America.
Ukraine and Guns and Mistrust
Price: Free! Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Ukraine is following Yugoslavia and Syria. There are two essential priorities: Trust your neighbours Do not touch a gun. No doubt there are bad things which have happened in Ukraine, and some bad things are no doubt still happening. They will not be stopped by more bad things. The two most dangerous things are guns and mistrust.
The Currency Paradox
Price: Free! Words: 14,890. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic conditions, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
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With the publishing of French economist Thomas Piketty's seminal work, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, many have begun to contemplate the effects of economic inequality and the potential for a "post-capitalist" world. This essay outlines the fundamental flaw of the capitalist system and attempts the daunting challenge of conceptualizing a system that could viably replace it.
Visions of the Desert: (Re)-Imagining the Nation in Postcolonial North African Film
Price: Free! Words: 15,390. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
a critical analysis of the ways in which the contemporary idea of 'nation' is imagined by way of cinematic text. Using the films of african film auteurs abderahmanne sissako and mahamat saleh haroun as primary examples, this text looks at how we can articulate our identities in a fragmented, globalised world.
21: The Last Night with Taiwan's Sunflower Movement
Price: Free! Words: 19,690. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
On March 18, 2014, Taiwanese students known as the "Sunflower Movement" peacefully occupied their nation's legislature. Three weeks later, after their peaceful demonstration raised national and global awareness of the dangers of secret negotiations with China, they withdrew. This inside story tells the last 21 hours of the non-violent occupancy and includes background, politics, peace, and love.