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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 Mainstream Media News Blackout
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,210. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
To make clear, this is not a book of the author's opinion on political parties, politics or national policies. It’s a documented research and compilation of investigative journalism extensively from the mainstream media that were dismissed, ignored or otherwise not picked up and reported by a vast majority of others within the same mainstream media. Con't....
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.
The Third Mode: Towards a Green Society
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Price: $3.33 USD. Words: 66,820. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » City planning
Jeff Olson's experiences in the nonprofit, public, and private sectors of the sustainable transportation field have made one thing clear: when most people think about transportation they often consider only two options, highways and mass transit. Through his experiences, Jeff realized that walking and bicycling are unique forms of mobility that represent a separate, Third Mode of transportation.
Big Oil And Their Bankers In The Persian Gulf: Four Horsemen, Eight Families and Their Global Intelligence, Narcotics and Terror Network
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 187,990. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Big Oil pulls back the covers to expose an ancient cabal of global oligarchs whose control over the global economy is based on hegemony over the planet’s three most valuable commodities: oil, guns and drugs combined with ownership of the world’s central banks. "...an extraordinary expose of the powers and events that are exacting a heavy toll on us, the people”. Nexus New Times Magazine
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.
The Caveman Explores Politics and Economics
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,390. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
This book is designed to present to the reader in simple terms how government and economics work. The basics are examined in the context of a small caveman tribe and then related to the modern world. It explains monetary inflation and deflation, the creation of money by the banking system, and why tax receipts may increase with lower tax rates as well as many other aspects of the economy.
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.
Madaraka: The Poor Shall Inherit the Earth, Including Its Natural Resources
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,680. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This book aims to provide readers with a general overview of neoliberal (economic/corporate) globalization - presently militarized via the fabricated U.S-led War on Terror - and to draw attention to the political economy of this exploitative system, which is marked by increasing inequality, oppression, and the exploitation of both people and the natural environment, exclusively for profit.
The Grateful Unrich: Revolution in 50 Countries
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 182,460. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Covering fifty countries on six continents over a twenty-year span- Henderson asks the hard social, political and economic questions while vagabonding his way around the world. Invoking the wit and humor of Twain and the curiosity of Kerouac- Henderson discovers himself, humanity and revolutionary politics through encounters with God’s chosen people - the global poor.
The Purple Pitch Seduction of America: Inalienable Rights
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,540. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Category: Essay » Political
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Tongue-and-cheek politically incorrect articles covering the American scene and what might be going on behind the scene creates a new take on what Will Rodgers, the Smothers Brothers, Laugh In, and George Carlin might have said and pays homage to what's passing in the body politic, our American culture, and our yesteryear juxtaposing the inane with the profane as Christ shines through.
Could I Vote for a Mormon for President? An Election-Year Guide to Mitt Romney's Religion
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,430. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012 by Strange Violin Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Mormonism
Mitt Romney is a Mormon, but does that mean he’s a Christian? Does he belong to a cult? Does he wear funny Mormon underwear? These questions and more are answered in this accessible and concise introduction to Mormonism, in which two sociologists of religion take an objective and often humorous look at 2012 presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s beliefs.
2011 Essential Guide to the Muslim Brotherhood (Al-Ikhwan): Authoritative Information and Analysis - From Origins in Egypt to Role in Terrorism, Hamas, Jihad, Egyptian Islamic Radicalism and Uprising, Syria
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 192,440. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Discover the history and goals of the Muslim Brotherhood in this essential compilation of expert opinion from over twenty government and military reports and papers, totaling nearly 400 pages. Professional analysis and background data on the MB includes a detailed history of the organization and its role in Egypt, Syria, and elsewhere in the Middle East, along with links to terrorism and jihad.
Israel's Legal Case: A Guidebook
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,060. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
This volume outlines how Israel's actions are firmly rooted in international law. Recognized experts discuss "occupation," "apartheid," and "colonialism," as well as the legal status of Israeli settlements, the West Bank security fence, and Israel's borders.
The Separation of Business and State
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,780. Language: American English. Published: April 25, 2014 and represented by Cailean Babcock. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
To end our nation's funding of corporate welfare, wars-for-profit and bank bailouts, we must first understand the tangled relationship that exists between corporations, banks, and the government. Political analyst Ryan Dawson discusses the problems that plague our system and offers some practical solutions on how we can work together to establish a separation of business and state.
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!
Faith Under Fire in Sudan
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 71,590. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
“Christians everywhere need to be reading Faith Under Fire in Sudan. It will mobilize them to support the brave missionary movement of Frontline Fellowship in that suffering part of the world – suffering for the sake of the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.” Dr. D. James Kennnedy, President of Evangelism Explosion Author of “What if Jesus Had Never Been Born?”
The Red Pill
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,260. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
(5.00 from 1 review)
The horrifying “ultimate book on conspiracy theories.” Does a cabal of evil financiers dominate Western civilization? This book examines the how and the why, investigating the relationship of modern politics and ancient religion, revealing who “they” are and their plans for your future.
The End Is Not Near: How the Culture of Fear Has Corrupted Democracy, Built an Empire, and Eroded Our Intellectual Life
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,070. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
"The End Is Not Near" explores the complicated world of the culture of fear and its origins in Christian prophetic traditions. "The End Is Not Near" also explores how we can mitigate this culture. In a nutshell, we need a renewed faith in our science-based liberal capitalist system, which has given us so much over the last century. However, this also means letting go of the distant past.
Leadership in Administration: A Sociological Interpretation
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,900. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Leadership
Foundational study of how organizations work and how leadership promotes them. Long cited by scholars in many fields and assigned in classwork in many departments, this book is considered to have virtually created the field of institutional-leadership management. Beyond the usual platitudes and generalities of leadership, this book takes a realistic look at what successful management means.