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Calabria positiva
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Price: $3.81 USD. Words: 63,100. Language: Italian. Published: November 18, 2010 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Category: 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.
The Unique Challenges of Writing for LBJ
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Price: Free! Words: 9,580. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: 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.
Grassroots Handbook for Effective Community Organizing
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Price: Free! Words: 14,890. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012 by Marmalade Publishing. Category: Essay » Political
This book provides guidance and serves as a call to action for those interested in learning more about community organizing.
4.915.610.154
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Price: Free! Words: 11,430. Language: French. Published: September 1, 2012 by Les Editions Lexemplaire. Category: Essay » Business
La recherche en stratégie, management, gouvernance... face au procès "Kerviel". Le tout, en vue (très) subjective.
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
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Price: Free! Words: 18,160. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Category: Essay » Political
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)
Clinique Stratégique (3). Tableaux.
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Price: Free! Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011 by Les Editions Lexemplaire. Category: Essay » Political
Les symptômes assemblés créent des figures saisies par la symptomatologie. La symptomatologie permet de construire des tableaux, les tableaux cliniques. M.F.
America's To Do List
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Price: Free! Words: 23,270. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
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.
America's Passion: How a Coal Miner's Game Became the NFL in the 20th Century
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Series: Sports: The Business and Politics of Sports, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,150. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
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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.
Who's Catcher McCall?
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Price: Free! Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
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"I became a hero by mistake. My desire was to be an honest coward like everyone else. Yet, I argued with the gods of power and influence and stirred up evil. And learned - the difference between a hero and a coward is not what you think, but what you do about it. I have no desire to save the world or defend the rights of others; merely my intent is to be invisible and pick my causes."
Matthew Hopkins and His Motivations Behind Persecuting Witches between 1645-1647
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Price: Free! Words: 12,200. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Category: Essay » Political
A study on Matthew Hopkins The WItchfinder General
Containing and Deterring a Nuclear Iran
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Price: Free! Words: 31,360. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Category: 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.
Ron Paul's Wisdom, A Layman's Perspective. A Collection of Opinion Editorials
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Price: $2.69 USD. Words: 106,010. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012 by MWB Entertainment. Category: Essay » Political
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.
To Divide and Not Conquer: Preventing Partisan Gerrymandering with Independent Nonpartisan Commissions
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Price: Free! Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
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.
Thoughts on Achieving a Lasting and Honorable Peace in the Middle East
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Price: Free! Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
This essay presents some thoughts on what a lasting and honorable peaceful end to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict may look like. It proposes specific ideas on how such a positive outcome can be attained if the parties to the conflict adopt a mindset of cooperation. Finally, it presents a long-term vision of the potential benefits of such an outcome to the peoples of the Middle East.
The Subtle Change from Principles to Rules
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Price: Free! Words: 3,160. Language: American English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Essay » Political
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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.
Don't Panic, Organise!
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Price: Free! Words: 10,850. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011 by OpenMute Press. Category: Essay » Political
A Mute Magazine pamphlet on recent struggles in education. They should be understood as part of the more gradual process of what George Caffentzis, in his analysis of the international situation, calls the 'breakdown of the edu-deal';
A Vision for 21st Century America
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Price: Free! Words: 25,450. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
After 9/11/2001, I began to study Islamic history. I saw similarities between our war on terrorism and the past war on the spread of communism and wondered what we could do to defend ourselves against terrorism. The solution appears to be achieving energy independence. This book explains how doing that will help us create the strongest nation on earth.
My Chomsky Critique
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Series: Opinions and essays, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Category: 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.
Truth is my Compass, & Wisdom my Helm
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Price: Free! Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Idealism
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.
I, Essayist
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Price: Free! Words: 14,690. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Category: Essay » Political
I’m uneducated in any academic sense, having left school at fifteen. However, when I came down with ME/cfs thirty years ago, I decided to educate myself. Doing so, I realized that so much is wrong with our knowledge and society. This is the first volume of my reasoned rants. You’ll also find here my views on cults and conspiracy theories, and why they happen.