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Secrecy, Democracy, and Fascism: Lessons from History
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Price: Free! Words: 9,750. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
A nation that went to war thinking that it would be quick and easy, but then getting bogged down, becoming polarized, falling into financial difficulties, losing confidence in their government, looking desperately for strong leadership, and falling for conspiracy theories and false accusations about those within and without who oppose the romantic call for cultural purity and supposed morality...?
Single to Westminster, via Berlin
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Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 217,830. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The voice of Adolf Hitler resides within the mind of Charlie Watson, a young street-brawler in London. The story tells how he reformed his own Party, fought an Election, gained nine seats at a General Election, and of his rise to be amongst the political elite of Britain. The novel encompasses a British 9/11 and the response to that attack, as well as Charlie's assaults on the IRA and Europe.
Nine Months in Uruguay: Past, Present, Progress
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 52,780. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
While my husband and I lived in Uruguay, I wrote. Not only did I maintain our blog, “Because the World is Round...,” but I found myself composing poetry, to my own surprise. It was a contemplative time, and as I tried to identify what it was about Uruguayan culture that I found so beguiling, as I dealt with loss, as the birds, the ocean, the sun and the moon spoke to me, a philosophy became.
Citizen Power and the Internet
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Series: The Connected World, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
The rapid proliferation of technologies like the Internet has raised the question of whether they have had a positive or a negative effect upon democratic citizenship. This guide uses Steven Lukes' three-dimensional analysis of power to examine arguments of technological determinism that cast a negative light on the technology, and Castells' positive analysis of mass self-communication.
A Viable Third Party
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,710. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Congress
Franklin Roosevelt and Lyndon Johnson are the Democrats favorites for they represent big government, welfare programs and big debts. The Democrats brought us two undeclared wars, which we did not win, refused to solve the problems they created with social security and our health system and created agencies to write laws.
Democracy v. Republic Mini Unit
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Series: Simply Put: Civics Lessons. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 850. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This mini lesson presents what we did to clear up the distinction between a Democracy and a Republic. Easy, fun, and effective...
A Progressive Mind: Personal Reflections On Reality
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
A progressive book of aphorisms and random thoughts of a homeless hippie, decorated US Marine Vietnam War veteran, 28 year union member and deeply political American. Personal views on the absolute uselessness of religion, war and greed as well as the necessity of equally sharing what the universe offers. I speak of my beliefs as an occasional atheist, occasional agnostic and eternal Progressive.
Democracy and the Internet
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Series: The Connected World, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,960. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Computer communication technologies, such as the Internet, are now integral to many democratic public spheres throughout the world. The question is how they impact the democratic process. Using several real world examples and the deliberative democracy theories of Rawls, Habermas, and Dryzek, this book looks at how technology has influenced the political process, and its effect on citizen power.
The Complete Deliberative Democracy, Citizenship, and the Internet
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 68,700. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This compilation contains nine guides: Deliberative Democracy Basics, John Rawls and Deliberative Democracy, Jurgen Habermas and Deliberative Democracy, John Dryzek and Deliberative Democracy, Citizen Power and the Internet, The Propaganda Model and the Internet, Ricoeur's Hermeneutic Arc and the Internet, Democracy and Postmodern Identity, and Democracy and the Internet.
LIARS! Vol. 1: Scout to the Pole
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 257,090. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
In 1965, two Eagle Scouts, were selected for the 1966 North Pole expedition. I was one of them. We were promised a Lewis and Clark ‘Journey of Discovery’ across the Northwest Passage. A Journey of Discovery it was. But NOT the promised one of progress and wonder. It was a journey into a world of lies and incompetence; but also of the discovery of answers to many of the worlds great questions.