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Themistocles talks back
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Themistocles read and then gave his opinion--talkback. This free ebook is part of the Talkback project that through animated videos, ebooks and a 130,000 book tells the history and science of the technology that fires up or kills talkback. Kickstarter is been used to obtain funds to create the video series. This short ebook is a sample of the big book (it is a reward) for potential pledgers.
The King here is the people—Demokratia
Price: Free! Words: 12,240. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
In ancient Greek ordinary people ran their own society. This free ebook is part of the Talkback project that through animated videos, ebooks and a 130,000 book tells the history and science of the technology that fires up or kills talkback. Kickstarter is been used to obtain funds to create the video series. This short ebook is a sample of the big book (it is a reward) for potential pledgers.
The Last Election
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 47,690. Language: Australian English. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
How to eliminate politicians from our democratic system. We save billions of dollars and get more say in the important issues. It's a revolutionary idea without the need for a revolution. Examples of why we don't need them will surprise you.
Football, Democracy & Darwin
Price: Free! Words: 4,890. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Democracy, in this illustration, and in truth stands not as a form of government 'by for and of the people' rather a Plutocracy of wealth and power, defined along racial lines and furthering the interests of the citizenry only as happenstance as may benefit the long term interests of the ruling elite.
The Persecution of William Penn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,090. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Christian » Historical
The story of William Penn is one of great personal tragedy as well as courage in the face of religious persecution. In England in the seventeenth century, Penn was jailed six times for his beliefs as a Quaker, yet through his connections at court and his deep understanding, good will and intelligence, he managed to establish Pennsylvania as a free, democratic colony.
Postcard Revolution
Series: Making Money Work Better, Book 7. Price: Free! Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Congress
This is a collection of postcards sent to leaders, including members of Congress, the President, his council of economic advisers, chairs of sociology departments throughout the United States, Canada, and the United Nations. My purpose was to catch their attention with the old fashioned mail method rather than email. I hope you enjoy them and want to read more of my Smashwords books.
Feeling the Unthinkable, Vol. 2: War and Democracy- War on Democracy
Series: Social Justice. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,430. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013 by Amador Publishers. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Professor Donald Gutierrez's essays and reviews on social justice have been collected in a passionate appeal for sensitivity, change, and most importantly action in confronting government abuses and social inequity. Vol.2 focuses on problematic areas of America's democracy such as militarization, war, prisons, and political rhetoric. It includes the book-title essay "Feeling the Unthinkable."
expressIT - A Plea For Free Speech
Series: True freedom, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Social Science » Minority Studies
This publication "express IT" is written for freedom-loving people and dedicated to writers and speakers worldwide that are discriminated, publicly offended, oppressed, incarcerated or even killed just for expressing their mind. Alone, the fact that someone is jailed for writing or speaking freely is an unconscionable event, though many cases are known worldwide.
The World of the Unknowns: The Discovery.
Series: The World of the Unknowns, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 40,480. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
That shed-like building on the school grounds was not there yesterday. As the three children were about to enter, they have no idea that it serves as a portal into the World of the Unknowns. A place of amazing powers and dark secrets held by children. A place that could never exist anywhere on Earth, from which no one has ever returned.
The World of the Unknowns: The Rescue.
Series: The World of the Unknowns, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,590. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
After escaping from the World of the Unknowns, Bradley and Megan find out they have not been missed at home. What is worse, they have somehow acquired a rotten reputation both at home and at school. While trying to regain the trust of their parents and teachers, the children figure out who has acted on their part while they’ve been gone and design plans to rescue others from the Unknowns.