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Green: The First 12 Months Of Modern American Marijuana Reform
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Series: Green Über Alles. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,360. Language: American English. Published: March 16, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
"Green: The First 12 Months of Modern American Marijuana Reform" is the story of marijuana reform in America during 2014. The book is a journalistic snapshot of where change happened and did not during a momentous year for marijuana legalization across the United States if not globally
Axioms for Organizers: Trailblazer for Social Justice
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 8,510. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Fred Ross Sr.’s AXIOMS FOR ORGANIZERS is a gem--a concise, bilingual treasure trove of tips for social justice advocates. It provides a stirring portrait of Ross, one of the 20th century’s most influential grassroots organizers, and spells out his guiding principles! A must read for students, teachers and community, labor, immigrant and human rights organizers committed to social justice.
Lessons from Intervention in the 21st Century: Legality, Feasibility and Legitimacy
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Series: Global Policy e-books, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,780. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Debates about military intervention, humanitarian or otherwise, typically involve three issues: the legality of intervention in relation to international law, the legitimacy of the intervention to the wider public and the feasibility of proposed interventions. Edited by David Held and Kyle McNally, this e-book brings together world-class academics and practitioners to comment on these issues.
Mexican Cliques in Construction
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,280. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Labor rights
I have written this book in order to bring unquestionable practices to light with the ultimate goal of cleaning up the corrupted industrial construction from the Mexican cliques.
A Thousand Lies: Lies Every Good American Must Believe
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,090. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
(3.40 from 10 reviews)
These are a few of the lies we must believe if America’s political system, culture and world dominance is to endure. Our faith in them insures we never question who we are, how we live or the world we have made. This list is for all Americans, be they progressive, conservative, moderate or radical. It is guaranteed to offend everyone, regardless of ideology.
Free Is Beautiful: Why Catholics should be libertarian
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,740. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Free is Beautiful by Randy England shows why Catholicism is essentially libertarian, the only political philosophy that takes our God-given free will seriously.
We Rise
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
(5.00 from 1 review)
As the rights & minds of black people are continuously undermined; we fail to realize that the battle is not with other races; its with our own identity. This powerful eBook addresses the change black people must individually address to grow collectively.
The Most Interesting People in Politics and History: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Most Interesting People in Politics and History, Book 1. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 27,140. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
A sample: Australians know how to engage in activism. When the Australian prime minister would not apologize to Aborigine peoples because of the removal of Aboriginal children from their homes, 250,000 people in Sydney walked on the Sydney Harbour bridge on May 28, 2000, and a plane above the bridge skywrote the word “Sorry.”
The Donors’ Dilemma: Emergence, Convergence and the Future of Foreign Aid
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Series: Global Policy e-books, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,620. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
As poverty declines, what if the remaining pockets of poverty are increasingly focused in countries where aid is already on the way to becoming irrelevant as domestic resources grow - such as some middle income countries - or in countries which cannot absorb aid easily and quickly – meaning many fragile states? This is the question addressed by contributors to Global Policy’s first e-book.
Walking the Blue Line: A Police Officer Turned Community Activist Provides Solutions to the Racial Divide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,110. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
From his insight as a black police officer, as well as a community leader and church minister, Terrell Carter offers a constructive approach to addressing racism, societal divisions and police-community interaction—and points the way to a more hopeful future.
The Most Interesting People in Politics and History, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Most Interesting People in Politics and History, Book 2. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 29,450. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
A sample: Activist Abbie Hoffman was under constant surveillance by government agents for five years. He handled this situation well—when he needed to go somewhere, he used to hitchhike and get a ride with the agents who were trailing him.
World War ll London Blitz Diary Volume 4
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Series: World War ll London Blitz Diaries, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,970. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This Diary is the 4th diary in a series of 4 diaries and was written during the World War two London Blitz years by a woman experiencing the nightly terrifying bombings. The diary reveals what the average Londoner experienced during that time; events that today have been forgotten or lost to younger generations.
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。
The Most Interesting People in Politics and History, Volume 3: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Most Interesting People in Politics and History, Book 3. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 24,730. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
A sample: Bob Rafsky suffered from AIDS, and he was an activist for AIDS research. One day, he went to a Japanese pharmaceuticals company to ask why research was being delayed on a promising new drug. To make a point, he rolled the leg of his pants up, and then showed the executives a lesion-covered leg. (Some anecdotes are thought provoking rather than funny.)
译者合集 山城演义 薄王败局 Yizhe Collection: Bo Wang Failure
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,190. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
从2012年2月至6月,集合了25篇外媒精华报道,最完整的“薄王事件”追踪。众多来自中共高层的爆料,记录数十年来最严重的中国官场地震。本期的“前传”是已经推出的《激辩毛的复活》,“后续”是《中国政局分析》,预计会在十八大召开后推出。
The Bicycle Reader: Number 1 | Summer 2012
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 21,010. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
A new collection of quality writing about cycling. In this issue are ten articles written at various moments over the past 130 years, from the very earliest days of the bicycle right up to today. Some are lighthearted, some demand deeper engagement. All are great reads.
Jonathan: The Squandering of Goodluck
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 142,950. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
Having governed Nigeria for four years; the jury is out: Mr Jonathan has exhausted his goodluck charm in 2015. He has alienated important go-to-guys and has squandered enormous goodwill and goodluck that saw him to the presidency five years ago. Inside and outside Nigeria, there is a call for a change. This biography of Mr. Jonathan is a clinical dissection of the change epitomized by Gen Buhari.