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O VEREADOR #QUEM TE REPRESENTA by Carlos Francisco Portinho
Price: Free! Words: 7,210. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 14, 2015. Categories: Essay » Political
A crise de representatividade vivida após a reeleição da Presidente Dilma Roussef torna comum no inconsciente coletivo a pergunta "Quem te representa". O livro vai a fundo no problema, apresentando ao final uma alternativa de gestão mais moderna da Camara Municipal do Rio de Janeiro, através de ferramentas de democracia participativa atuais capazes de reaproximar o cidadão do vereador.
Los Niños Migrantes de Guatemala by Adolfo Sagastume
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,610. Language: Spanish. Published: September 7, 2015. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Sociology
Este ensayo muestra el sufrimiento, penurias, humillaciones, salvajismos, secuestros, extorsiones y descuartizamientos que sufren los niños de Centro América cuando cruzan el territorio mexicano en su ruta hacia los Estados Unidos.
Já Não Há Inocentes by Nicole Rodrigues Matias
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 19,120. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 1, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Essay » Political
Ao longo do tempo temo-nos afirmado como “humanos”, mas de “humanos” temos muito pouco. A inveja, a calúnia, o preconceito, a mentira, o dizer mal das outras pessoas tornou-se uma epidemia mundial. Vivemos mais preocupados em falar (mal) da vida dos outros do que preocupar-nos com o que realmente é importante: com a nossa própria vida, com a nossa felicidade.
Down With Elections! by Campbell Wallace
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,290. Language: Australian English. Published: September 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Essay » Political
We assume that elections mean freedom, but is this true? Do we get a democratic government when we vote? If not, what is wrong? "Elections!" says the author. He lists their failings and shows that our "representative democracy" is neither representative nor democratic, and does not meet accepted standards. He then presents a practical route to true democracy.
Democracia Agónica by Adolfo Sagastume
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,890. Language: Spanish. Published: August 30, 2015. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Sociology
La democracia concebida por Platón en su República estaba configurada para la élite y a favor de la aristocracia. Con el paso de los siglos se pensó en una democracia en la que el pueblo gobernaba para el pueblo. Pero no cabemos todos en el Palacio Legislativo, por eso enviamos a nuestros representantes para que luchen por nosotros.
Why I am an X-Christian Zionist by Je' Czaja
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,680. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics, Essay » Political
Christian Zionism, or the unconditional support for everything Israel, is a movement passionately followed by about 30 million Americans. The author was one of them, but has come to believe after years of study that they are being deceived for political purposes and worse, that they are partly responsible for morally reprehensible acts contrary to Christianity. Many references.
The Little Red Book: Of Little-Read Jokes about the Enlightened Left by Hermann Observer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,100. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Essay » Political
Jokes about liberals? Puns about progressives? How can you make fun of socialists, feminists, tree huggers and other politically correct folks like that? It's just not right (it might be a little right-of-center, though). I’ll tell you how: With this little red book of little-read humor. Be warned, however: This work is chock-full of painful puns, woeful wordplay and geriatric joke formats.
Edward Snowden and The Emperor's Real Clothes by Peter Rodman
Price: Free! Words: 2,650. Language: American English. Published: August 20, 2015. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » True Crime » Computer Crime
Is it treason to betray a subversive organization? How much patriotism is needed to offset a conscience? Two pounds? Eleven miles?
Fethullah Gulen: The END GAME by erdogan15
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 18,560. Language: American English. Published: August 20, 2015. Categories: Essay » Political
Beginning in the 1950s and peaking in the 1980s, a number of developments greatly advanced Turkey's modernization. These same events also transformed Turkish politics.
Nature of Government by James Constant
Series: Government, Book 16. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015. Categories: Essay » Political
The lesson from the foregoing discussion is that the natures of all types of government are authoritarian and that a government’s interest to preserve its elites and politicians is different from people’s interests to continue receiving public benefits.
Literary Liberties by Richard Lung
Price: Free! Words: 83,010. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Essay » Political
Literary Liberties with reality allow us to do the impossible of being other people from all over the world. Just as this world may be only one of many, that we cannot reach, a human version of the many worlds theory may be made a fact thru fiction.
Parlamento Europeu by Ana Paula Ferreira
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 48,610. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 4, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Essay » Political
Dividida entre a docência e os estudos europeus, a autora partilha neste livro a sua história de vida em constante harmonia com a história do projeto europeu, recordando muitas das personalidades que fazem parte da narrativa europeia.
The 1% Mindset: Book 1 Supplement: Solving the Immigration 'Crisis' with Internment Camps by Oliver McCann
Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
Oliver McCann, author of The 1% Mindset series of self-help books, analyses the immigration crisis currently unfolding as thousands of immigrants attempt to enter Britain via the Channel Tunnel. Both the political left and political right are missing a trick, he says. By setting up internment camps in Kent, immigrants can be a resourceful workforce on low pay rather than a drain on the taxpayer.
Política(s) e Cultura(s) no Antigo Egipto by José das Candeias Sales
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 137,480. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 29, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Essay » Political
Reflectir sobre a história egípcia e entender as características e componentes da sua política talvez seja melhor dizer das suas políticas , além de estimulante (pela captação das subtilezas e nuances a elas associadas no decurso dos múltiplos períodos da sua longa histórica), é essencial pela compreensão que induz da própria comunidade egípcia (antropologia política)(...)
Delenda Moçambique by Maria Antonina Magalhães
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 36,120. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 27, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Essay » Political
Se por um lado Machel falava num Moçambique para todos, sem distinção de cores, desde que cada um se identificasse com a linha da Frelimo, por outro lado o ardor das suas palavras contra o branco, visando sempre com afincada insistência os missionários e as religiosas; o rancor que lhe vibrava na voz quando se referia aos portugueses, levantava uma tremenda suspeita.