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Shackled and Chained: Mass Incarceration in Capitalist America
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 49,940. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Shackled and Chained, Mass Incarceration in Capitalist America is a thorough examination of mass incarceration, its causes and consequences. Eugene Puryear examines the evolution of mass incarceration as a product of U.S. monopoly capitalism and a result of the bipartisan political system’s needs.
The Wisdom of our Ancestors
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,930. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013 by The Florida Hoosier. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Ethics & morals
There is an extreme shortage of common sense in today’s world, I often think back to what my parents and grandparents believed and said, at the time I thought they were totally out of their mind and ignored it. I now wish I would have listened and followed their advice more often. It is in this light I have decided to publish some of my random thoughts based on the views of our ancestors.
Protecting Life
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,250. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
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.
Gay Marriage is not Logical
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Price: Free! Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
(2.00 from 4 reviews)
Many people wrongly feel they should be 'tolerant' of gay marriage and not oppose it, even though it is not something they would do personally. This book explains the falsity of this notion. Gays won the legal right to be left alone in the 2003 case of Lawrence v. Texas. They are no longer on the defensive. Their goal with gay marriage is to proactively compel acceptance of gayness as normal.
Room 101 Motorbikes, Big Brother & Objectivists: Observations of an Abstract Connectionist
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,840. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
The converging prophesies of George Orwell’s “1984” collide with explosive force against Ayn Rand’s objectivist philosophy. The resulting chaos enables us to discover a complex consciousness through philosophical, social, political, metaphysical, and moral questions.
Couch Potato Politics
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 68,690. Language: American English. Published: May 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
A practical and strangely unique look at the current state of politics and society in the United States of America.
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.
Liberalism vs. Conservativism: A Basic Guide to Understanding America’s 21st Century Civil War
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,480. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Category: 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.
Censorship, Liberty, and Truth
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Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
A sentiment exists among our leaders today that citizens are children and need to be protected. The belief has spread with viral depth. It has persisted with religious tenacity, and the state is at fault. The state is at fault with its paternalistic zeal, with its judicious abandon, and thus we find ourselves beneath its dark umbrella.
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: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,740. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
(5.00 from 1 review)
Faulty Assumptions is a poignant, accessible, and fresh look at the world of public school education guaranteed to challenge the current dialogue about where America should be looking for answers to the nation’s education woes.
Home of the R$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 Informed Conservative's Guide to the Lunatic Left
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,490. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Award-winning journalist B. Christopher Agee dissects the agenda of America's political left through his analysis of current events and unique brand of commentary. Prepare to cringe, laugh, and most importantly learn the true vision the left has for America's future and what patriots must do to stem the tide. Agee's column, "The Informed Conservative," reaches a monthly audience of three million.
Coyotes: A Journey Across Borders with America's Mexican Migrants
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 96,640. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012 and represented by David Halpern. Category: 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.
Death of American Architecture
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,830. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
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.
Is Peace Dead or Buried alive under the rubble of continuous conflict and war?
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 78,210. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
This book was written for those whose social curiosity is very much alive and who want to understand, a little better, the dynamics of our shared world. The book attempts to demystify the confusing tangle of information that descends like a numbing fog into our already busy lives. We want to know why the world appears to be up to its neck in debt. Money does not evaporate. Where is it? We want to
A Short List of 200 of President Obama’s First Term Accomplishments
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
This short e-book “President Obama First Term Accomplishments” is a short list of accomplishments of a man who cares more about his country and the people than most past Presidents. This is why he was elected for a second term by an overwhelming majority of people who want to see America move forward with this man as their leader.
Diverse, Disillusioned, and Divided: Millennial Values and Voter Engagement in the 2012 Election
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Price: Free! Words: 10,540. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
With nearly two-thirds of younger Millennials (age 18-24) registered to vote, college-age Americans are a significant voting bloc. As the second installment of a two-part study, Public Religion Research Institute’s new 2012 survey gives voice to their voting preferences and voter engagement, views of the current state of government, and perspectives on affirmative action programs.
Roots and Fruits: The Conquest of America by the Culture of Death
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,880. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012 by apgroup. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
How did America become a place where those with Down syndrome and spina bifida are aborted in huge numbers? How can it tolerate aborting a child just because it is a girl or killing a twin in the womb so that only one child is born alive? Why are Americans being reduced to numbers and Quality Adjusted Life Years, poised to ration care if you are too old or infirm? This is the culture of death.
Minimum Wage for Low Wage Workers: Conversations between Tom, Guru Dick and Guru Harry
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Series: Conversations with Guru Dick and Guru Harry. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
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.