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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.
My Summer in Havana: Coffee, Tobacco & Capitalism in Rural Cuba 1959-1985
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,830. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(4.83 from 6 reviews)
In 1985, I spent two months in Havana researching the last traces of private sector agriculture. Life behind the sugar cane curtain was not what I had imagined. My research produced startling results. The journal I kept and the research I conducted are fused in this book. Was the metal canister I found a listening device? Are canned Vienna sausages a luxury? Read "My Summer in Havana" to find out!
The Mainstream Media News Blackout
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,460. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
To make clear and above all, this is not a book on the author's opinion about political parties, politics or national policies. It’s a documented research and compilation of investigative journalism extensively from the mainstream media. The purpose is to illustrate a long series of investigative reports that are of the national interest, and are produced from...con't...
Trăm Việt Trên Vùng Định Mệnh
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,740. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 31, 2014 by Kệ Sách eBook. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Hơn 40 năm sau khi loạt bài "Trăm Việt trên vùng định mệnh" được đăng tải lần đầu trên tạp chí Bách Khoa (Sài Gòn 1969-1974), cùng với các tranh chấp biên giới và lãnh hải giữa Việt Nam và người láng giềng khổng lồ phương Bắc (và với cả các lân bang Trăm Việt), những điều chứa đựng trong Trăm Việt Trên Vùng Định Mệnh ngày càng minh bạch và đầy ý nghĩa.
The 10% Solution: Simplifying The Tax Code In The New Economy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,760. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
A short history of taxation, a treatise on suggested alternatives to tax reform, and a modest proposal by the author which would eliminate the need for the tax code altogether. This book was written in response to President Barack Obama's call for suggestions from the public for tax reform, and is based on the author's experience with the complex issues of taxation and its financial impacts.
The Illuminati Phalanx
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,950. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
The family is the ultimate sacred cow. Yet what is the “nuclear” family other than two mediocre parents and a spoiled, consumerist pair of children? How can this be the unit of human progress? How can this express humanity’s yearning to reach for the stars, to create a bridge to heaven and form a Community of Gods? Isn't it time for a new model of life based on the Illuminati phalanx?
The World's Best Place Norway and the Norwegians
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,200. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
The United Nations says Norway is the world's best place to live. So what's it like to live there? Who are these people, and what are their civic and cultural values? An unblinking look at celebrated, and uncelebrated, aspects of this paradoxical socialist welfare state by a Norwegian-American journalist.
The Movement: The Revolution Will Be Televised
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,670. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
The aim of the Power Elite has always been the same – to maintain themselves in power and privilege in perpetuity, at the expense of everyone else. In the past, they used brute force to subjugate the servile masses. Now they use something far more subtle and effective: psychological manipulation. Without a Revolution, they have the opportunity to rule forever. Is that what you want? Then rebel.
Walking the Talk: Engaging the Public to Build a Sustainable World
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 58,700. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
W.B.Yeats' line that "The best lack all conviction, while the worst are filled with passionate intensity" could have been written to describe the public attitude towards climate change. _Walking the Talk_ argues that the traditional motivators of "faith" and "duty" have become debased coins, which limits public engagement. In exchange the author offers the ideal of "practical philosophy".
The Illuminati Manifesto
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,100. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The Illuminati’s manifesto is the formula for freedom. Isn’t it time for a liberated, rational world where everyone has an equal chance in life? The Second War of the Enlightenment is coming. It’s time to choose sides. You are called as a soldier to this most noble of undertakings.
The Illuminati Paradigm Shift
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,360. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
What is the nature of the New World Order proposed by the Pythagorean Illuminati, the world's most ancient and controversial secret society? It's time for the most radical paradigm shift. It's time for democracy to be replaced by meritocracy. It's time for the Illuminati Revolution.
Dân Chủ Pháp Trị
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,540. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 12, 2012 by Kệ Sách eBook. Category: Essay » Political
Nguyễn Hữu Liêm DÂN CHỦ PHÁP TRỊ Luật Pháp, Công Lý, Tự Do và Trật Tự Xã Hội Copyright © 2012 by Nguyễn Hữu Liêm Kệ Sách eBook xuất bản – 2012 Smashwords Edition ISBN: 978-1-4524-9448-7 Bản in do BIỂN MỚI xuất bản VĂN NGHỆ phát hành. (C) 1992). San Jose, California, USA. Mọi trích dẫn xin vui lòng đề xuất xứ
Stickin' it to the Matrix
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,810. Language: American English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Stickin' it to the Matrix is this generation's version of Abbie Hoffman's Steal This Book. Funny and irreverent, the book is above all a practical step-by-step guide to both escaping and extracting from the matrix. In Stickin’ it to the Matrix, Henderson offers the reader the same insights that allowed him to "retire" at age 28, move to the country and author this, his 4th book.
Hard Choices by Hillary Rodham Clinton….Summarized
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,710. Language: American English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This is a summary of Hard Choices by Hillary Rodham Clinton which went on sale June 2014.
Why Are You Atheists So Angry? 99 Things That Piss Off the Godless
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,440. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Why are atheists angry? Is it because they're selfish, joyless, lacking in meaning, and alienated from God? Or is it because they have legitimate reasons to be angry -- and are ready to do something about it? With outrage, humor, and intelligence, popular blogger Greta Christina makes a powerful case for outspoken atheist activism, and explains the empathy and justice that drive it.
Strategy & Soul: a campaigner's tale of fighting billionaires, corrupt officials, and Philadelphia casinos
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 170,270. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
The movement was outspent by hundreds of millions of dollars, up against powerful elected officials, private investigators, and the state supreme court. This David versus Goliath story gives unparalled access to the behind-the-scenes of campaigns, making the nuances of strategy come to life. Written by an experienced and unusually self-reflective direct action organizer.
Korruption Grund till alla hot mot Demokratin
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,060. Language: Swedish. Published: July 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Vill vi uppnå en förändring då måste vi också ändra på någonting. Att titta bort gör inte att sanningen försvinner och snart drabbar den även dig. Du är nämligen en del av detta stora samhällsmaskineri, vare sig vi vill det eller inte. Att Våga Vägra Blunda är en nödvändig omstart.
IWW: A Documentary History
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,920. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
A history of the Industrial Workers of the World, the "Wobblies", in their own words, from the opening speech at the IWW's founding convention in 1905, to the tactics of strike and sabotage which made it the most feared labor union in the US, to its role in the 1919 General Strike that shut down the city of Seattle.
Inquest into a Campaign
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 50,120. Language: British English. Published: July 18, 2014 by MMMporium. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
A creative non-fiction critique of the press regulation campaign fought in the wake of the suicide of transsexual school teacher Lucy Meadows. Includes detailed timeline and lists of web resources.
The Prometheus Post - Issue Two
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Series: The Prometheus Post Magazine, Book 2. Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 50,120. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
(4.00 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 advocating the reasons for British withdrawal from the EU.