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Village Cafe A Buffet of Ideas
Price: Free! Words: 39,230. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Our democracies appear healthy but they suffer malignant cancers. As you contend with frustration; open this book and consider wholesome remedies. You might find ways to reduce hyperbolized fat. Each village café offers a buffet of ideas appropriate to every country. If your interest is fairness, debt management, taxation, jobs, justice, welfare, environment or governance; look here.
School is Stupid: Notes from the Classroom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,350. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
Artist travels through the hell of school this time not as a student but as an adult, witnessing firsthand how school destroys humanity. It’s time to change our Western education system from the ground up.
Toward Improving Canada
Price: Free! Words: 37,190. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Imagine making a difference in your village, district, country, or world. This book provides fodder for challenging our assumptions and considering whether governments are doing what we think best. If they aren't, consider embracing the ideas in this book and applying them to the situations where you might have influence. You can make a difference.
Out of Kilter (Societal Programs Gone Awry)
Series: They Promised Us the Moon, Volume III. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,190. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Either a Clinton or a Bush has been in the White House for nearly half, or twenty years, of our precipitous decline. Both seek the office again. This book offers an alternative, a fresh approach to the same land Lincoln referred to when he passionately argued for "our last, best hope".
India’s Urbanisation Experiences
Series: GP and ORF e-books, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 24,250. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » City planning, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
This publication provides information on key urban challenges facing India, and directions the country could take to absorb and manage future growth. Five aspects responsible for achieving sustainable urbanisation are reviewed: Urban population trends, implementation of master plans, housing for the urban poor, solid waste management and the need for smart cities.
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.
Life Begins as Conception
Price: Free! Words: 400. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
When does human life begin? At conception and there's proof
CASTE : the Unexplored Territories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,640. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
Caste is a relic of dark ages. It did not evolve into a modernized version in the natural course of events as the people of India were not the real custodians of Indian society, having been under foreign rule for many years and those rulers finding great use in caste. Why it still clings on to India, when rest of the world are free of remnants of bygone eras, is analyzed here.
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!
14 Theses In Favor of Homeschooling
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Are you fed up with the lackluster education the public schools provide our children? Would you consider homeschooling and other alternatives to the public schools? If you answered yes to these questions, then 14 Theses In Favor of Homeschooling may be for you!
Citizenship An Introduction to Social Ethics
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,330. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business ethics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
A detailed examination and homage to Milton Bennion’s exceptional treatise on social ethics and citizenship, first published in the early twentieth century, rewritten in part and edited in part by Gregory P. Hawkins, who makes the case that "Aspirational Ethics" should and may become the new mantra for the twenty-first century mind.
Compendio del Capitale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,360. Language: Italian. Published: October 22, 2014 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics / theory
Il Capitale di Carlo Marx brevemente compendiato da Carlo Cafiero.
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.
A Conversation about Abortion Between Justice Blackmun and the Founding Fathers
Price: Free! Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Family law, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
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On a dark night in Independence Hall, ghosts of the founding fathers gather to discuss with Justice Blackmun the Roe v Wade abortion opinion he penned in 1973. Using actual quotes from the founding fathers, this debate soundly refutes Blackmun's arguments from the Roe opinion, and shows that the founders would be greatly disturbed at the law regarding abortion in America today.
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.
Travellers in Taiwan (旅人在臺灣 ) Reflections of Formosa ( 映像福爾摩莎)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,740. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: July 15, 2014 by Warrior Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
外國人眼中的台灣到底是什麼樣子? 他們到底在台灣停留多久? 他們在台灣做些什麼? 台灣人友善聰明嗎? 台灣應該是中國的一部分嗎? 你的疑惑好奇,都可以在這本書得到解答! 一起來探索那些「白色猴子們」在福爾摩莎做些什麼吧! What do foreigners think of Taiwan? How long do they stay? What do they do? Are Taiwanese friendly & smart? Should Taiwan join China? These questions and curiosities are answered in this study of Taiwan. Find out what these strange "white monkeys" get up to in this Formosa….
The Cluster Copulation of America's War On Drugs (And How to Get Peace In Our Time)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,830. Language: American English. Published: July 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
America's drug policy in general is screwed up, or copulated, or f....you know. But simply legalizing marijuana isn't a magic cure all, either. "Cluster Copulation" is a lively and easy to read e-book about how we got here as well as where to go next. It goes into how culture, chemistry and historical timing have played a greater role than reason and common sense in determining where we are now.
Luther Standing Bear: Assimilation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
This article explores one of the great Indians of our time who successfully used the skills he learned at Carlisle to fight for the Indian way of life. His actions and arguments were ultimately responsible for the Indian New Deal and had a very heavy influence on the United States in the early 1900s.
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.
Understanding and Surviving Obamacare
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,630. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Finally, you have found the critical and necessary book that you've heard so much about, essential information on Surviving Obamacare. James W. Forsythe, M.D., H.M.D., is an internationally acclaimed integrative medical oncologist. Non-stop streams of patients from around the globe visit his U.S. clinic for treatment and medical advice.