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What is Truth? On the Nature of Empire
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,120. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
Empire, and by extension modern large-scale government, is not only unnecessary, but a great hindrance to human progress. This volume explains the nature of the Imperial model and why it ensures that the worst elements of humanity will rise to power. It also presents the only known antidote to Empire, peaceful non-resistance.
Democratic Legitimacy in The European Union
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
As the European Community has grown both in size and in influence, a democratic deficit has emerged as the result of its creation and perpetuation without direct consent from the European citizens over whom its political jurisdiction has asserted authority.
Glad To Be Here
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,220. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Social aspects / general
Finally the message of freedom breaks trough the nearly fatal apathy of the people and the painful, stumbling process of reinstituting democracy begins, with Bil as the new President.
Pretending Democracy
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Price: $40.00 USD. Words: 160,160. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Can a state be both democratic and ethnically self-defined? Pretending democracy: Israel, an ethnocratic state unpacks this issue by using Israel as a case study. Based on papers presented at AMEC’s 2010 conference themed ‘Locating ethnic states in a cosmopolitan world: The case of Israel’, the book interrogates concepts such as ‘cosmopolitanism’, ‘nationalism’, ‘ethnocracy’ and ‘citizenship’.
Updated and Expanded List of 212 of President Obama’s Accomplishments
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
This e-book “Updated and Expanded List of 212 of President Obama’s Accomplishments” is a short list of accomplishments of a man who cares more about his country and the people than most past Presidents. This is why he was elected for a second term by an overwhelming majority of people who want to see America move forward with this man as the leader.
The Ruling Thatcher Dynasty in the Year 7024 AD
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,550. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
This short tale is a political satire and is set in the future where two branches of conservatism rule; one by the law of ideas, and the other by moral law. The story give examples of how each can work together to resolve social issues, although one, caused by the missing number 5, has created a rift between them.
Time Travels with Herodotus
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,550. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Herodotus, the historian, now comes alive for your easy reading in this biography. The world had seen major wars before his relatively peaceful times... when a massive army was stopped by 300 Spartans, when a storm sunk four hundred ships in one day, and when explorers had traveled around Africa. An eager curiosity took him to Babylon, Egypt, and Athens.
The Religious Life of the Gorkhalis of Myanmar
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You set the price! Words: 15,140. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
Gorkhalis (people of Nepali origins, mostly Hindus and Mahayani Buddhists) have lived in Myanmar since the late 1800s. They came with the British Army and fought through the World Wars, then stayed on in the aftermath. This essay explores some of the recent conflict created by newly converted Hinayana Buddhists who are trying to convert faith-based communities to their own religious ideology.
Romancing The Voters
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 23,090. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Have you ever been honeyfuggled by a politician? Known you were going to a party or political event and knew there might be “stimulating or controversial” discussions on the “Topic of the Day?” A quick reference guide like this Handbook when I was on the city council. Great “Zingers” for a game of “gotcha,” Letters to the Editor, Tea Party Rallies, debate talking points, or Toastmaster Speeches.
Election Reform: Accountability
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,200. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
My book reviews recent legislation and the influence money has had on our social and political landscape. It reveals the extent of the damage resulting from these corrupt policies and practices and suggest a practical solution. There are details of progressive media outlets, documentaries, and web sites you can use to enhance your understanding of the issues that affect all.