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A Credo for Progressives: Essays on Political Theory and Practical Politics
Series: The Collected Papers of Robert Paul Wolff, Book 3. Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 126,450. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
For fifty-five years, Robert Paul Wolff has been reflecting on the theory of modern political society and engaging actively in a number of progressive political movements. The volume opens with a brief Credo for Progressives, in which Wolff forthrightly states the moral and political commitment that has shaped his life and writings.
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.
Shackled and Chained: Mass Incarceration in Capitalist America
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 49,940. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,930. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013 by The Florida Hoosier. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Ethics & morals, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
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
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.
Gay Marriage is not Logical
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
(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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,840. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
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
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 68,690. Language: American English. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,190. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
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
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.
Censorship, Liberty, and Truth
Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
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
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.
Faulty Assumptions: Why Blaming Teachers Won't Fix Public Schools
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,740. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Faulty Assumptions is a poignant, accessible, and fresh look at the world of public school education guaranteed to challenge the current dialogue about where America should be looking for answers to the nation’s education woes.
Home of the R$D Fight With BLUE (collar)
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.
The Informed Conservative's Guide to the Lunatic Left
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,490. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
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
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.
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.
Is Peace Dead or Buried alive under the rubble of continuous conflict and war?
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 78,210. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: 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
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
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
Price: Free! Words: 10,540. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography
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.