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The Need to Abolish the Prison System: An Ethical Indictment
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,490. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Category: 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.
Ideas for the World's Future: A Collection of Cultural, Social and Politically Themed Articles
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Price: Free! Words: 21,250. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
TaraElla is a singer-songwriter. She is, however, most notable for her cultural projects. This book contains articles she has written over the years, with ideas on how we can make the world a better place.
Corruption, Stop it!
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 76,110. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
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
Wake Up America!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,890. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
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.
The Reincarnation of Zeus: Why 40% of Americans Don't Vote
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,190. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
40% of Americans don’t vote. Many of the remaining 60% are ill-informed, leaving perhaps a meager 30% to constitutionally effect elections. Politicians and the media intentionally obviate issues to help promote their own private, salacious agendas. This book portrays the more fanciful ways that our government is run, who’s in bed with whom and other dark secrets from behind D.C.’s closed doors.
It's ok to Leave the Plantation, fourth edition
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,020. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Category: 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.
Faulty Assumptions: Why Blaming Teachers Won't Fix Public Schools
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,740. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
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Faulty Assumptions is a poignant, accessible, and fresh look at the world of public school education guaranteed to challenge the current dialogue about where America should be looking for answers to the nation’s education woes.
Home of the R$D Fight With BLUE (collar)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,940. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
A thoughtful and informative expose' on the rise of the Tea Party and the 'politics of greed' and obstruction. Chronicled in real time by a member of the '47 percent', these essays are meant to inspire the political junkie and novice alike.
The Man Who Ate His Fingers: War & Justice
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,610. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A fact-based political philosophy narrated by fictional characters, including Sam, a homeless Army veteran, who suffered severe emotional distress from his participation in a Gulf War atrocity. Sam is so distraught by the Iraq war and the injuries suffered by children and young soldiers, he bites off and swallows a finger a day to demonstrate the stupidity of war and the idiots who glorify it.
Against Excess
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You set the price! Words: 186,050. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
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Mark Kleiman cuts through the rhetoric of the war on drugs and the legalization debate to discuss the practical options to control a wide range of substances. Both drug-taking and drug-control can be done to excess, and "Against Excess" shows how we can limit the damage done by both errors. It argues we need a middle ground: "grudging toleration" -- neither prohibition nor full legal availability.
Future Namibia
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,500. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Namibians have a lot to be proud of. It is one of the most spectacular countries in terms of scenery and wildlife. In addition, it has enormous mineral wealth. This book is the result of my experiences and study of the best system for making this country even better for us, and our generations to come.
Democratic Socialist Ideas in Buddha Dharma
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You set the price! Words: 31,070. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Democratic Socialism in Buddha Dharma is a text and Sutra all in one. Buddha-Guatama Siddartha,canbe consider one of the world first Democatic Socialist thinkers, and yet in consistency, even into the WON Buddhist sect it is proven that Democratic Socialism is the answer.
Thank You For Being Young
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Price: Free! Words: 40,040. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
A venture capital executive draws on a wide variety of business, government, and societal trends to illustrate how most major challenges facing younger adults are exacerbated by age biases. 2011 eLit award winner.
Civility in America: Essays from America's Thought Leaders
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,030. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
In 2011, The Dilenschneider Group, a strategic communications firm, sponsored a series of lectures on civility in conjunction with the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs. Collected in this volume are the thoughts of six of the nation’s most insightful minds as they explore this crisis and offer their opinions as to how we can restore civility in society.
Copaganda: Why the Constitution Doesn't Apply to You
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,120. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
A light-hearted look at police brutality, judicial malfeasance and media complicity.
Understanding Thomas Sowell
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,780. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
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.
Passing Obamacare
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Price: Free! Words: 23,380. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Hello fellow Americans! My name is Glenn, and I'm an insurance broker. I have seen the effects of high premiums first hand, and wanted Obamacare to bring positive change in health care. As I became more familiar with Obamacare, I realized how harmful it is, and found a better solution. By reading Passing Obamacare, you will too :o) "Repeal" now has an important partner...Replace!
The Sanctuary Movement: How Broken Immigration Policies Affect Cities
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,450. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
The current debate over immigration policy in the United States divides political parties and individuals alike. Both sides would agree that the immigration system is broken. This book explores the sanctuary city movement in detail, the history of immigration in the United States, and provides case studies of sanctuary cities in Chicago and San Francisco.
"And Gulliver Returns" Book 8 Politics--the Science of the Possible
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Price: Free! Words: 116,610. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Dr. Singh of the university assists the commander and his friends to see how people are motivated through political techniques-- such as fear, violence, sympathy, lying,etc. Our values and psychological motivations are used by others to manipulate us and by us to manipulate others. What techniques might be best to move people to do something about global warming and overpopulation?
Atheists, Agnostics, Progressive Minds: Busy Bacteria On A Speck Of Dust
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,830. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
A progressive book collection of truly intelligent thoughts from the greatest progressive minds in history as well as a few quotes from regressive, conservative fools just for comparison. A great progressive gift, too