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Dust in the Wind: Real FEMA Disaster Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,850. 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.
Travellers in Taiwan: Reflections of Formosa
Price: $2.99 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.
Youthhood in Africa
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,240. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 4, 2014 by Phantom House Books NGR. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
The politically active gene pool of talent and ambition in Africa, the youths, are on more than one occasion misunderstood and seldom empowered, causing the continent dire consequences and gross economic losses year in year out, yet NO OTHER CAN CHANGE AFRICA save the youths.
Who Do I Call My Countryman?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,570. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » History » Military
In 1994, an estimated 80,000 Cubans and Haitians attempted a mass migration to the United States across the Caribbean. They were taken to the US Navy base at Guantanamo, Cuba, where the US military conducted a humanitarian mission code-named Operation Sea Signal. The stories from this mission raise larger questions of how people come to America and how they might behave once they have immigrated.
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
Liberalism vs. Conservativism: A Basic Guide to Understanding America’s 21st Century Civil War
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,480. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
An understanding of the beliefs of liberals and conservatives relates to so much more than politics. What we are really looking at are different ways of seeing reality. These differences certainly cause people to have political differences, but oh so much more. This book will not only help you grasp “what” liberals and conservatives believe, but also “why” they believe it.
It's ok to Leave the Plantation, fourth edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,020. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
If we do not tell then they will not know. If we do not lead them, they will not go. Instead of complaining about how the white man has us down, when are we going to stop whining and start progressing? We have accomplished a great deal in America since slavery and we should highlight them. Instead of whining, let's give our children hope by pointing out the endless possibilities.
Home of the R$D Fight With BLUE (collar)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,940. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Essay » Political
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.
Death of American Architecture
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,830. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
American architecture is dying a slow, agonizing death, akin to a disease that eats away at the human spirit. The individualist creative minds in American architecture flourished between the World Wars - Organic, Arts & Crafts, Art Deco. Now the death toll rings monotonously as artistic endeavors of architectural design melt into mediocrity. Greatness is poorly imitated and rarely improved upon.
Against Excess
You set the price! Words: 186,050. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,500. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012. Categories: 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.
From Riches to Rags: My Direct Approach to Solving Homelessness and How I Got My Ass Kicked
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,570. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
I spent a year attempting to solve homelessness as a 23 year old recent college graduate. Inspired by the Jesuit ideals ingrained in me through my Catholic education, I pulled the homeless off the streets to live with them and attempted to help them get jobs. However, balancing my days in corporate America and my nights with the homeless created frequent conflicts.
Copaganda: Why the Constitution Doesn't Apply to You
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,120. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
A light-hearted look at police brutality, judicial malfeasance and media complicity.
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.
"And Gulliver Returns" Book 8 Politics--the Science of the Possible
Price: Free! Words: 116,610. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Categories: 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?
Law and the Search for Community
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,830. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
This enduring study of law and organizations that change the community--the core relations of citizen and state--takes aim at real problems that resonate today and the limits of bureaucracy: health care, medical consent, pollution, special ed, care for the elderly and poor. A recognized sociolegal classic by a UCLA law prof, first published by Penn Press, now in digital edition with 2010 Foreword.
The Bank Teller and Other Essays on the Politics of Meaning
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,900. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
This book presents a unique and powerful analysis of the psychological and spiritual dimension of politics, culture, and society. In a series of strikingly original essays, Gabel sheds new light on a wide range of subjects based on “the longing for mutual recognition,” including the meaning of American politics, alienation, health care, affirmative action, the SAT, adversarialness, and law.
Wolves in Sheep's Clothing: Liberalism - Formula for Failure
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,170. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
America is on the decline. Why? What made us great and why are we now spiraling out of control? Three pillars have contributed to our great successes. They are the pillar of faith in God, the free market and the Constitution. All three of those pillars are being attacked. All three of them are at risk of collapse. How can we stop and reverse this Liberal attack on America? This book shows how.
The Population Fix
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,480. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2009 by Aeonix Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
America has the highest birth rate and the fastest population growth rate of any developed nation. It also has the largest population of all the nations except for China and India. How many are “too many” and who decides? Isn’t it time for you and your fellow citizens to make those decisions?