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21 Machetes
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Price: Free! Words: 21,050. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Take one of America's largest utilities...a delusional, error-prone CEO...a $46.5 million war chest filched from customers...California's squalid, pay-to-play ballot initiative process...what results? Hubris, overreach and venality upended by truthiness. Over-torqued battlefield dispatches create a fast-paced nonfiction novella -- a bugle call to that silent army of citizen optimists everywhere.
Common Sense About the Roberts' Court Monster
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,460. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
The Supreme Court’s ruling in Citizens United v. FEC has solidified the doctrine of corporate personhood, that corporations are persons that have the same constitutional rights of natural people. This book exposes the progression of control of corporations by our founding fathers to the super-human power of corporations over their creators today. We must reverse the Court's ruling.
G.O.P. War On U.S.
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 73,940. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
G.O.P. is at War with U. S. Republicans want to limit Women's rights to abortion and contraceptives. G.O.P.-controlled States are using voter ID laws to suppress the vote and intimidate voters. G.O.P. is a minority Party that is trying to hold power by by suppressing the majority vote. G.O.P. governors, such as Rick Scott (FL) are trying to purge progressives from the voter list
Citizens DisUnited: Passive Investors, Drone CEOs, and the Corporate Capture of the American Dream
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,770. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013 by Miniver Press. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate governance
Robert A. G. Monks has been a CEO and board member of large public companies, the head of the Labor Department's ERISA agency, and an entrepreneur/founder of companies including proxy advisor Institutional Shareholder Services. In this book, he shows how corporate executives divert shareholder assets to undermine democracy and enrich themselves, putting both capitalism and democracy at risk.
World, Incorporated
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 102,890. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
By 2058, the world's governments have fallen. Global society is controlled by 5 gigantic conglomerates of business interests known as "supercoporations." A man codenamed Agent Sliver has contentedly been the covert operative of one such entity's CEO for several years, until a mission does not go as expected. Action and intrigue ensue as he comes to rethink his place in this 21st century dystopia.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 123, Number 2 - November 2013
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 114,830. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice
The November issue of Yale Law Journal (the 2nd of academic year 2013-14) has articles by recognized scholars. Contents include “Leviathan and Interpretive Revolution: The Administrative State, the Judiciary, and the Rise of Legislative History, 1890-1950,” by Nicholas R. Parrillo; and “Reconsidering Citizens United as a Press Clause Case," by Michael McConnell; plus a Note and two Comments.