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ஏழைகள் (Ezhaigal)
Price: Free! Words: 17,670. Language: Tamil. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Poverty is cruel. Aggressors perpetuated poverty among common man for 1000 years. During their rule common man was treated as animals. Freedom did not change their lives either. What should poor do? How the NGOs working on removing poverty can help poor!
Applying Adaptive Politics: Family, Freedom and Into The Future
Price: Free! Words: 19,920. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
This book is an extension of The Adaptive Politics Manifesto. It contains articles written by the author in the same perspective as in the previous book.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: IS-30 Mitigation eGrants for the Subgrant Applicants (IS-30)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,810. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This vital Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI), in written form, provides Subgrant applicants basic knowledge about using the web-based Mitigation Electronic Grants (eGrants) Management System.
Democrats or Republicans
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social security & pensions, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Americans have made it perfectly clear they do not want Social Security, Medicare, and other entitlement programs touched by Congress. If you are concerned about Social Security, Medicare, Unemployment Compensation, Food Stamps and other social programs this book is a must-read for you. There are Christians who identify themselves as Democrat or Republican but which Party follows Christ's example?
The Peaceable Christian: Five Evangelicals Reflect on Peace
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 43,780. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011 by Sacred Tribes Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
Following an interdisciplinary approach, the diverse authors of this book suggest how seeking to become peacemakers may be a wiser path than the traditional approaches of just war or pacifist total nonviolence approaches. In this book you will gain perspectives from a philosopher, Bible scholar, multicultural expert, a psychologist, and an educator.
The Need to Abolish the Prison System: An Ethical Indictment
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,490. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Imprisonment is an act of criminal violence, committed in pursuit of a revenge ethic. In responding to wrongdoing with violence, it doubles violence and criminality, rendering justice impossible. Instead, it valorizes violence as a role model (along with others). The book outlines the cultural transformation necessary to think of restorative justice, and get past the travesty of imprisonment.
Faulty Assumptions: Why Blaming Teachers Won't Fix Public Schools
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,740. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
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Faulty Assumptions is a poignant, accessible, and fresh look at the world of public school education guaranteed to challenge the current dialogue about where America should be looking for answers to the nation’s education woes.
Confessions from a Hell Bound Taxi, Book IV: The Fences of Freedom
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 27,690. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
You can't just sit on your couch eating popcorn, and expect favorable change to occur on its own. You have to do something! Read Book 1, II, or III before you look at this one. The HELL BOUND TAXI Series are TRUE stories about the Real world--and describe it all as if there is an emergency at hand. There is. Pay Attention, because you are along for the ride whether you like it or not.
CQEC Journal Regeneration in the North West
Price: Free! Words: 11,390. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015 by SeaQuake Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
The CQEC Journal supports reflective practice and action research. It is aimed at policy makers on a local and national level. These include- the Leaders, Chief Executives and Senior Officers on local councils, regional governmental officers, local MPs, relevant ministerial departments and the office of the Prime Minister. This edition is devoted to examples of regeneration in the North West.
Commerce of the Undesirable
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,730. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
No less than in our continuing wars on poverty, poisonous substances, poly-ethnicisim, and faith, our “free enterprise” obsessed society too often experiences tragic collateral damage. Hoyt’s poems examine the damage, inflicting discomfort on the unwary reader. Hold on to your convictions if you can.
Understanding Thomas Sowell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,780. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
An examination of the underlying assumptions in Sowell's libertarian analysis of society with a view to pinpointing exactly where liberals are most likely to part company with him. Starting with Sowell’s view of the role of intellectuals in our society, Patterson digs down into the conceptions of knowledge and reason underlying Sowell’s ideas about social processes, justice, and morality.
Corruption, Stop it!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 76,110. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Essay » Political
Feel the pains of African youths going to the top as they struggle to break-free from bondage of corrupt leaders and taskmasters to win. This memoir is about the ravages of corruption in Nigeria & how the storyteller crashed, and bounced back to the top. The theme is freedom, leadership; the thrust is movement; context is branding; setting is Nigeria; background is African; the story inspires
Dust in the Wind: Real FEMA Disaster Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,400. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » History » American
Second Edition. Forget the hype of news reports and what media showed you during history-making disasters: Hurricanes Hugo, Andrew and Iniki to the Northridge Earthquake plus more. Follow Robert Winter, a 25-year FEMA inspector, at ground level as he encounters the true story, the grit, triumphs and tragedies of how these disasters played out in people's lives around the world on a daily basis.
The Rise of the Forty-seven Percent
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,870. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
In "The Rise of the Forty-seven Percent," Byron Goines addresses many political issues that are important to Americans. This book identifies changes that need to be made to ensure the poor and middle class gain upward mobility. The time is NOW for poor and middle class Americans to push forward for change.
It's ok to Leave the Plantation, fourth edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,020. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
If we do not tell then they will not know. If we do not lead them, they will not go. Instead of complaining about how the white man has us down, when are we going to stop whining and start progressing? We have accomplished a great deal in America since slavery and we should highlight them. Instead of whining, let's give our children hope by pointing out the endless possibilities.
Protecting Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,250. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Social Issues
The first step in restoring America to the Founding Father's original vision is to protect all life, including the lives of the unborn. It looks at the emotional, political, and spiritual implications of abortion. It offers hope on how we can begin the process of eradicating abortion, protecting children, and fulfilling the Founding Father's promise of Life, Liberty, and Happiness.
Coyotes: A Journey Across Borders with America's Mexican Migrants
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 96,640. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012 and represented by David Halpern. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
To understand the lives of Mexicans who slip into the United States, Ted Conover accompanied them across deserts, hid in orange orchards, floated across the Rio Grande, and cut deals with traffickers in human sweat. This classic account, a harrowing vision of life among the American underclass, is an enduring contribution to our national debate on immigration.
Wake Up America!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,890. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Chris Hedges said, "We now live in a nation where doctors destroy health, lawyers destroy justice, universities destroy knowledge, government destroys freedom, the press destroys information, religion destroys morals, and our banks destroy the economy." Awareness of the problem (like medical care is not healthcare) is step 1, the solutions are based on understanding of true principles v false.
Travellers in Taiwan: Reflections of Formosa
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,390. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014 by Warrior Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
What do "foreigners" think of Taiwan ? How long do they stay ? What do they do ? Are Taiwanese really friendly & smart ? Should Taiwan be part of China ? These questions and curiosities are answered in this study, the first of its kind in Taiwan. An amusing but sociological insight into Taiwan.
Minimum Wage for Low Wage Workers: Conversations between Tom, Guru Dick and Guru Harry
Series: Conversations with Guru Dick and Guru Harry. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
In this book, the issue of minimum wage for low wage workers is being discussed between a young man, Tom, who had conversations with two gurus, Dick and Harry. Guru Dick epitomizes someone from a worldly society who emphasized on the importance of money and power. Guru Harry epitomizes someone from a spiritual society who considers peace, love, joy and harmony are more important.