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To Divide and Not Conquer: Preventing Partisan Gerrymandering with Independent Nonpartisan Commissions by Victoria Stoklasa
Price: Free! Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This essay proposes that the responsibility of appropriating United States legislative districts, rather than being the responsibility of state legislatures or courts, would be best placed in the hands of independent nonpartisan commissions.
Pain Below the Equator by Scott Skipper
Price: Free! Words: 13,430. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Sociology(4.00 from 1 review)
This is the frank journal of a six week tour of South America from Buenos Aires, around the horn to Valparaíso, Easter Island and Peru, chronicling the good the bad and the insane of the southern continent.
The Subtle Change from Principles to Rules by David Mint
Price: Free! Words: 3,160. Language: American English. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political(5.00 from 1 review)
In the lazy summer days of 2007, the world appeared to be getting its groove back. Few, if any, were the signs pointing to the financial catastrophe that was about to unfold. Yet despite the feeling of relative calm and optimism, it was clear that a permanent change was occurring at the very base of society. The Subtle Change from Principles to Rules explores this change and its implications.
The Unique Challenges of Writing for LBJ by Joseph H. Carter, Sr
Price: Free! Words: 9,580. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political
A Memoir by a Former newsman On the final months Of President Lyndon B. Johnson's White House When Carter joined the speech-writing staff in February, 1968, it was presumed that LBJ would seek re-election. Some of the old writing team were opting out and Carter was deemed as a replacement. It was a landmark year of upheaval across America and in the White House with some lighter moments.
The Little Sister Connection by Joel Barlow
Price: $3.33 USD. Words: 158,020. Language: American English. Published: November 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Educational, Essay » Political
As John Hunter climbs to the top of the heap, he develops understandings distinct from what is taught in schools, and uses them to further his progress. After learning enough, the power he gains helps him help others to develop, and he begins reforming the world. But something important remains missing; what would it take for him to realize what that is?
America's Passion: How a Coal Miner's Game Became the NFL in the 20th Century by Evan Weiner
Series: Sports: The Business and Politics of Sports, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,140. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Essay » Political(4.00 from 1 review)
The National Football League is the premier sport in the United States. But it always wasn't that way. Author Evan Weiner takes us back to the days when the NFL was a mom and pop store operation with the players and others who witnessed the league's growth first hand. The game started in the coal mines in western Pennsylvania and is a multi-billion dollar business today.
Ron Paul's Wisdom, A Layman's Perspective. A Collection of Opinion Editorials by Szandor Blestman
Price: $2.69 USD. Words: 106,010. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012 by MWB Entertainment. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Ron Paul's 2008 campaign inspired me to write about him as I have written about no other politician. His honesty and incorruptibility are legendary. I honestly don't know how he survived politics on the federal level for as long as he did, but I feel he has much to teach us. In this volume I have collected all the op/ed articles I wrote about him from 2007 through 2012.
Calabria positiva by Saverio Ciccarelli
Price: $3.81 USD. Words: 63,100. Language: Italian. Published: November 18, 2010 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Categories: Essay » Political
Riuscirà la Calabria a vincere le sfide che i processi di modernizzazione e di globaliz-zazione stanno imponendo a tutte le regioni della Terra? Oppure è destinata a rimanere la stessa regione con tutti quei problemi e contraddizioni che la distinguono? Questa è in sintesi la domanda che si pone Saverio Ciccarelli, giornalista e avvocato, che da anni studia le evoluzioni della sua terra.
4.915.610.154 by Jean-Philippe Denis
Price: Free! Words: 11,430. Language: French. Published: September 1, 2012 by Les Editions Lexemplaire. Categories: Essay » Business, Essay » Political
La recherche en stratégie, management, gouvernance... face au procès "Kerviel". Le tout, en vue (très) subjective.
Death of a Hero, Birth of a Legend by Jim Morris
Price: Free! Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014 by Antenna Books. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » War(5.00 from 1 review)
Slightly altered from its original appearance in Soldier of Fortune magazine, Death of a Hero, Birth of a Legend tells the story of four men as they battle war and life. However, when one man, Vietnam Vet Rick Rescorla (a major character in We Were Soldiers Once...And Young), is tested during the attack on the World Trade Center on 9/11, the beauty of a true hero is shown.
What Is War? by G. Lowell Tollefson
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 63,330. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015. Categories: Essay » Political, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
What Is War? uses an innovative combination of story and discussion to expands our understanding of the moral dilemmas inherent in the act of war, on both the personal and national level. Based on G. Lowell Tollefson’s experiences as a U.S. Marine in Vietnam and his philosophical reflections since then, this book has implications for America’s current and future conflicts.
The Grasshopper and the Ant, or the Beautiful and the Damned? Why We Have What We Have, and How Government Should Take What it Needs for Charity by Daniel Badger
Price: Free! Words: 18,160. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Sociology
This essay examines the roles of luck and hard work in determining lifetime earnings, and summarizes research showing that at least half of what we earn is explained by the "birth accidents" of gender, genes and parents. The implication for tax policy is that a sharply progressive income tax--a "Fortune Tax"--passes the tests for both fairness and efficiency. (18,000 words, 18 charts)
My Chomsky Critique by Steven Hager
Series: Opinions and essays, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 2,590. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political
Noam Chomsky exploded on the academic scene while I was a graduate student in 1977, but, since I'd already had my world views rearranged by Thomas Kuhn, I never really could buy into the Chomsky fan club or a lot of their dogmas.
Grassroots Handbook for Effective Community Organizing by Patrick McElligott
Price: Free! Words: 14,890. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012 by Marmalade Publishing. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
This book provides guidance and serves as a call to action for those interested in learning more about community organizing.
The Worthless Agreement: by Troy Veenstra
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2010 by Veenstra/Exploited Publishing Inc. Categories: Essay » Legal, Essay » Political
The Truth behind the First Amendment of the United States Constitution and the Separation of Religion & Government Its value once held as a priceless artifact worth the country’s weight in gold, now worth just as much and just as useless as an average roll of toilet paper found at any grocery or convince store across America.
America's To Do List by Stephen Green
Price: Free! Words: 23,270. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Essay » Political
If we do not fix America’s problems now, they will become too invasive to solve. We do not have much time left, perhaps 10 years, I believe far less. Our rights are dwindling, as are the percentage of Americans smart enough to protect those rights. We have: an inefficient and unaccountable growing government, a looming student debt crisis, and serious social problems; this book posits solutions.
Non-Ideological Manifesto: Why porn should be mandatory and childless people should get ganja subsidy by Jim Thio
Price: Free! Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Each of us filled our mind with prejudice that support our agenda rather than truth. What about if we sit back for a while and see life the way it really is. Forget all ideologies and let's come up with a real solution that really works.
Truth is my Compass, & Wisdom my Helm by Zisa Aziza
Price: Free! Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Idealism, Essay » Political
I swing from rain droplets like monkey bars. Poetry is my footing; please, come walk with me. I ski through globalization and neocolonialism. I often make huts near dehumanization and indoctrination. I totally plunge into a transdimensional mountain view of the three-dimensional reality (mostly, @ truths89.com). And with it all, I savor love and truth like the star constellation of Sirius.
Containing and Deterring a Nuclear Iran by American Enterprise Institute Foreign and Defense Policy Studies
Price: Free! Words: 31,360. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Categories: Essay » Political
It has long been the policy of the US government that a nuclear-armed Iran would be unacceptable. Yet, whether the conventional and nontraditional means of US and Western policy can secure the end of keeping Tehran from fulfilling its longtime nuclear ambition is far from clear.
Comments On Welsh Politics by Les Broad
Price: Free! Words: 10,100. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Categories: Essay » Political
Wales – a bit of Great Britain that has punched above its weight globally but which has a population of not a lot more than two million people. So how much government does it need? The answer would seem to be 'a lot', qualified, sadly, by 'but not necessarily good government'. That and financial services regulation are the themes explored here.